Minority Status to Communities

Minority Status to Communities Context: A public interest litigation (PIL) under the consideration of the Supreme Court of India challenges the power of the Centre to notify minority communities at a national level.   About: The PIL explicitly challenges the constitutionality of Section 2(f) of […]

Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Report

Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Report Context: The J&K Delimitation Commission submitted its final report on May 5, 2022, two years after it was appointed to redraw the electoral boundaries in Jammu and Kashmir as per the mandate set by the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Act, […]

Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS)

Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) Context: • The Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation has released the quarterly bulletin (Oct-Dec, 2021) of the Periodic Labour Force Survey. When and why was it introduced? • The data regarding the labour force is vital for any economy, […]

Pawan Hans

Pawan Hans Context: The government recently approved the sale of its stake in Pawan Hans Ltd. along with transfer of management control to an entity called Star9 Mobility Pvt. Ltd. at a price of ₹211.14 crore, pegging the firm’s total value at ₹414 crore. About: […]

Uniform Civil Code

Uniform Civil Code Context: • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur recently termed Uniform Civil Code a “good step”. • He stated that his government was examining the matter closely and was open to implementing it. What is Uniform Civil Code? • A Uniform Civil […]

An Overlook into the Jahangirpuri Incidents

An Overlook into the Jahangirpuri Incidents   Context: • Recently, in the Southwest Delhi region named Jahangirpuri everyone witnessed the destruction of buildings, petty shops, and the entrance gate of a mosque by a fleet of bulldozers. Background: • The NDMC’s claim that the demolition […]

NCLT

NCLT Context: • Bank of India has moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), filing a petition to initiate insolvency proceedings against debt-ridden Future Retail. About NCLT: • It is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to companies in India. • It […]