Sedition Law

Sedition Law   Context: The Supreme Court has fixed May 5 for final hearing of the petitions challenging the constitutionality of the sedition law and made it clear that it will not brook any delay in the form of requests for adjournment.   What is […]

Mullaperiyar Dam Issue

Mullaperiyar Dam Issue   Context: • Recently, the Supreme Court ordered the reconstitution of the Mullaperiyar dam’s supervisory committee, which will include one technical expert each from Tamil Nadu and Kerala (the two States involved in the dispute concerning safety of the dam) and empowered […]

Dam Safety

Dam Safety Context: • There are discussions about the dam safety everywhere including the parliament and also in the judiciary where the SC has refused to overhaul dam supervisory panel. Dam Safety Act, 2021: • The Dam Safety Act (DSA), 2021, provides for an institutional […]

India’s Stand on Islamophobia

India’s Stand on Islamophobia Context- Recently the United Nations General assembly adopted a resolution declaring March 15 as the international Day to combat Islamophobia. This draft was introduced by Organisation of Islamic cooperation and the permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN. What is Islamophobia? […]

Mediation Bill 2021

Mediation Bill 2021 Context: The Chief Justice of India (CJI), speaking at the India-Singapore Mediation Summit in July 2021 had said that mediation should be made mandatory as a first step in dispute resolution and that a law should be framed in this regard. CJI […]

Addressing Pendency of Cases

Addressing Pendency of Cases Context: The Chief Justice of India (CJI), speaking at the India-Singapore Mediation Summit in July 2021 had said that mediation should be made mandatory as a first step in dispute resolution and that a law should be framed in this regard. […]