Telecommunication Bill, 2022

Telecommunication Bill, 2022 Context: The Ministry of Communications released a draft of the Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 last week for public comments. The draft is an attempt by the government to update the extant regulatory framework in keeping with the advancements and challenges in the […]

Operation Megh Chakra

Operation Megh Chakra Context: Searches at 59 locations across 20 States and one Union Territory, as part of a pan-India drive against the circulation and sharing of child sexual abuse material was done by The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recently conducted. This operation was […]

The Debate Over Census

The Debate Over Census Background: In 1872, India undertook its first census, which was carried out asynchronously in various regions of the nation. From 1881 until 2011, India consistently conducted decadal censuses despite epidemics, global wars, Partition, and other unrest. It is now becoming increasingly […]

Delays mar MGNREGS Social Audits

Delays mar MGNREGS Social Audits For Prelims About MGNREGA: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted on 23rd August 2005 and it guarantees 100 days of employment, every financial year to rural households. About MGNREGS: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme […]

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)   What is the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism? Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) usually denotes a wide range of dispute resolution processes that parties can use to settle disputes, without going through litigation. ADR is considered a superior method of dispute […]