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Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018

Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018 The 2018 amendment act was proposed to nullify the safeguards proposed by the Supreme Court. The amendments proposed were: Investigating officer will not require the approval of any authority for the arrest of an accused. Preliminary enquiry will not be required for the …

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Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana Analysis

Dayal Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY) aims to uplift the poor folks by enhancing sustainable livelihood opportunities through skill development. Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana integrates: National Urban Livelihoods Mission(NULM): It is the urban component of the mission and is being implemented by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. National Rural …

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Quota for Economically Weaker Sections

103rd Constitutional Amendment Act: The Important components of the 103rd constitutional Amendment are: The amendment changed two fundamental rights, Article 15 and 16. The amendments provide for the advancement of the “economically weaker sections” of the society. The amendment aims to fulfil the commitments of the directive principles of state policy under Article 46, to promote …

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Yellow Vests Protests

The protestors are referred to as Yellow Vests because they don the “Gilets Jaunes” (yellow vests), which the French drivers are required to carry in their cars. It is a leaderless movement which no reported structure or leadership to the movement.   Why are they protesting? Though there is no consensus on the French media about …

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National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has drafted National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023) for addressing the problem of drug and substance abuse in the country, dumping a long-pending draft policy on the matter. Components of the Action Plan The components of the National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023) are: The …

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New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill

The Lok Sabha has passed the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill to set up a revamped International Arbitration Centre at New Delhi with an aim to make India the hub of arbitration. New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill The features of the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill are: The bill seeks to establish an independent …

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