What NHRC, SC have said on encounter killings?

Context While several voices, including senior officials and public figures, have hailed the killing by police of all four accused in the Hyderabad rape-murder case early on Friday, questions have also been…

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National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2017

Context : Recently the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) was released the much delayed crime data for 2017. About NCRB data on Crime The NCRB has introduced more than three dozen…

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The National Population Register

Context In the backdrop of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam excluding 19 lakh among the 3.3 crore who had applied, the resurrection of the National Population Register (NPR) project…

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Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)

Context A new global study has quantified the damage that the modern food industry does to human health, development and the environment costs. The “hidden cost” to the world is…

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Explained: How India and the world are ageing

Context In the United Nations report that projects India will overtake China as the most populous country by around 2027, other trends and projections include an ageing population and an improving…

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National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill explained

Context Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan introduced the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in Lok Sabha. An earlier version of this Bill was introduced in the 16th Lok Sabha, and…

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