Browse by month: 2018-09

SC verdict on the validity of Aadhar- What & Why

2018-09-27

The World Bank’s Development Report on Digital Dividends 2016 estimated that the use of Aadhaar in all the Centre’s benefit and welfare schemes could save the government over US $11 billion annually by reducing leakage, and through efficiency-related gains.

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Cabotage Law & Encouraging Waterways- Explained

2018-09-26

Along with that, two barges carrying 1,233 tonnes of fly ash were recently flagged off on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) from Kahalgaon power plant.

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Need For New Diplomatic Engagements For Both India And Pakistan

2018-09-26

India called off the planned meeting with Pakistan in New York ahead of the United Nations General Assembly's annual session. In this backdrop, it is important that India looks beyond Pakistan and engage with structural changes in the international system.

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Governor’s discretion

2018-09-25

In the Nabam Rebia and Bamang Felix v. Deputy Speaker (2016) case, the  Supreme Court, speaking through a five-judge Bench, viewed that the discretionary power of the Governor is extremely limited and entirely amenable to judicial review.

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HIV & AIDS Prevention and Control Act

2018-09-25

NACO’s method of procurement and its supply chain for the drugs have weakened India’s HIV control programme in the previous years due to several instances of stock-outs of antiretroviral drugs.

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Reorganisation measures proposed by the army officials and their impact on the functioning of the army- Explained

2018-09-24

It won’t create undesirable organisational turbulence and the social challenges can be far easier met than the functional ones arising from forced organisational change.

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Importance of SHGs

2018-09-24

As we approach M.K. Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, it is perhaps fitting to revisit the Gandhian approach to rural development. In this context, an analysis of the idea of women self-help groups (SHGs) as a vehicle to transform the rural landscape would be timely. These SHGs can act as powerful institutions of participation and can contribute to India’s growth trajectory.

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