Must Read News Articles – March 21, 2019 Must Read News Articles – March 21, 2019

Archives GS 2 ‘Rights of children caught in parental conflict need focus’ A proactive step need to be taken to focus on child rights, specifically in cases of parental conflict, the Supreme Court has highlighted. A short history of data More recently, amidst growing scepticism regarding India’s official statistics, more than a hundred scholars comprisingRead Full Article

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7 PM | Lokpal and lokayukta | 20 February, 2019 7 PM | Lokpal and lokayukta | 20 February, 2019

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Context Lokpal selection panel finalised the name of former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the first head of the Lokpal, a national anti-corruption ombudsman. Brief history A Lokpal is an anti-corruption authority or ombudsman who represents the public interest. The concept of an ombudsman is borrowedRead Full Article

HC stays M.P. govt.’s 27% OBC quota ordinance

HC stays M.P. govt.’s 27% OBC quota ordinance The Madhya Pradesh High court has stayed the state government’s ordinance increasing OBC reservation. Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are socially and educationally disadvantaged. The ordinance had increased the reservation in government jobs andRead Full Article