Language Policy in India

Language Policy in India Context: • The Governor of Tamil Nadu has recently asserted that the Central government did not impose Hindi or any other language on Tamil Nadu at the 37th convocation of Bharathiar University.   What are the Constitutional Provisions regarding language?   […]

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 […]

Anti-defection law

Anti-defection law Context: • Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu recently stated that there was a need to amend the anti-defection legislation in the country to plug existing loopholes.   About: • Individual Members of Parliament (MPs)/MLAs who desert from one party to another are subject to […]

Grammar Of Anarchy

Grammar Of Anarchy   Context: • On account of Dr. B.R Ambedkar Jayanthi, it is very important to recall one of the most significant speeches of Dr Ambedkar in the constituent Assembly, one such is the “ Grammar of Anarchy” speech given by him. Background: […]

Demand for Grant

Demand for Grant Context: • Lok Sabha passes Demand for Grant under control of Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways What is it? • It is needed when the amount authorised by the Parliament through the appropriation act for a particular service for the current […]

Draft Anti-Conversion Bill: Haryana

Draft Anti-Conversion Bill: Haryana   Context: Recently, the Haryana government released the draft of the Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religious Bill, 2022. The bill aims at prohibiting religious conversions which are affected through misrepresentation, force, undue influence, coercion, allurement or by any fraudulent means […]