Important Issues

Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce

In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice "un-Islamic".India is one of a handful of countries where a ...
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National Review of National Health Mission

Fodder Points: The need for innovative approaches to make the facilities at the peripheries work to avoid crowding of tertiary ...
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Extremism is surging. To beat it, we need young hearts and minds

Articles is all about Barcelona Attack: Fodder Points for Mains: There is no clash of civilisations but a crisis of ...
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Safeguarding the interests of farmers-A Tamilnadu Way

Transformational changes are taking place in India currently, improving the way we live. These changes are impacting all our lives ...
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The Hague Convention and why India has been reluctant to ratify it

A significant piece of legislation was introduced in the US Congress last week — the Bindu Philips and Devon Davenport International Child ...
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Temperature rise, damage crops and farmer suicides-An Analysis

Introduction: There is a wide array of factors that has led to the increasing spate of farmer suicides in India ...
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Understanding the new DNA tech Bill

After a gap of two years, a proposed legislation to regulate and standardise DNA testing is back in discussion. Last ...
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What is genome editing?

What is it? In a first, researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University along with colleagues in California, China ...
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Article 35A comes under scrutiny

The question whether Article 35A, relating to special rights and privileges of the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir, is ultra ...
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The crisis facing by Indian Agriculture today

Why can’t the government provide a higher income for farmers, asks M.S. Swaminathan; The greatest challenge facing Indian agriculture 50 ...
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The impact of caste on economic mobility in India

The caste system is arguably the most distinctive feature of Indian society. The Indian population is divided into four hierarchical ...
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Bill to fix minimum wage for unorganised sector introduced in Lok Sabha

The govt. has introduced The Code on Wages Bill in Lok Sabha that seeks to fix a national minimum wage ...
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India ratifies 2nd commitment period of Kyoto Protocol

India has ratified the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol that commits countries to contain the emission of greenhouse ...
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Supreme Court seeks Centre’s reply on plea against special status to J&K

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to respond to a petition challenging the continuing validity of Article 370 of the ...
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NITI Aayog selects 3 States for transformative change in Health & Education sectors

In a major push to competitive, cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog, today, announces partnership with three States each to radically transform ...
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NITI Aayog selects 3 States for transformative change in Health & Education sectors

In a major push to competitive, cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog, today, announces partnership with three States each to radically transform ...
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Swachh Bharat launches Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation launched a third party verification survey report to take stock of the progress ...
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China’s RCEP push veils grand plan

The RCEP is billed as an FTA between the 10-member ASEAN bloc and its six FTA partners — India, China, ...
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Cattle trade ban rules were not placed before Parliament

An RTI response has revealed that rules banning sale of cattle for slaughter in livestock markets were not laid in ...
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New Bill to allow States to drop no-detention policy

The Ministry of HRD is looking to introduce a Bill to amend the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory ...
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