India

Heritage Conservation: Ahmedabad Model

Ahmedabad is situated at the heart of Gujarat. The city is deeply rooted in tradition. Ahmedabad is now recognised as the world heritage city by UNESCO. The considerable effort made by the city municipal corporation to preserve, maintain and promote its heritage resources has made a significant contribution in getting the recognition from UNESCO. Rich Heritage of ..

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Issues Around Article 35A

Article 35A gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. It provides the legislature of Jammu and Kashmir with the freedom to decide who all are ‘permanent residents’ of the State and confer on them special rights and privileges in public sector jobs, acquisition of property in the State, scholarships and other public aid and welfare.  The ..

Indian Penal Code – Sections in News

Section 377 Section 377 of the Indian penal code defines unnatural offences. The section reads as follows:  “Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished”. This section is there in IPC since it was introduced by Lord Macaulay in 1860. One of the grounds of introduction ..

Idate commission Recommendations

In May 2018, the National Commission for Denotified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, chaired by Bhiku Ramji Idate has submitted its report. The commission was constituted in January 2015 for a three-year temporary term, following which it had to submit its report identifying these communities state-wise, assessing their development status, and recommending ways to uplift them. ..

Ek Bharat – Shreshtha Bharat

Ek Bharat – Shreshtha Bharat is not a scheme but a campaign launched by Prime Minister on 31st October 2015 on occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. The objective of this campaign was to strengthen cultural relations of various parts of country and to embolden mutual connection between people dwelling in different ..

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