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 […]

Need for a Reform in the Bail Law

Need for a Reform in the Bail Law Context: Overcrowding in Indian prisons is over 118 percent, while more than 75% of those incarcerated there are still awaiting trials. These harsh facts are frequently used as an example of the severity of the problem facing […]

SMILE Scheme

SMILE Scheme   Context: Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar launched the Central Sector scheme “SMILE: Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise today at BHIM Auditorium, Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, 15, Janpath    Road, New Delhi. This umbrella scheme, designed […]

Mid-Day meal scheme

Mid-Day meal scheme   Context: The Government of India is to include millets in the mid day meal scheme. This is being done to enhance the nutrition in children. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Education. It is to be implemented by PM […]

National Commission for Women

National Commission for Women   Context: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed 30thNational Commission for Women Foundation Day programme today via video conference. The theme of the Programme  ‘She The Change Maker’ is aimed at celebrating the achievements of women in different fields. The State […]