Indian Council of Historical Research

ICHR was established by the Indira Gandhi Government in 1972 to encourage ‘objective and scientific historical research on India’. The idea was to expect the historians to give vision to the masses. It’s a registered society. In recent times, it has been making news for wrong as well as right reasons. Key Functions ICHR, located ..


India US Totalization agreement

Totalization agreements are international social security agreements that eliminate dual social security taxation, both in the home country and the country where an employee works. Once it is signed it would benefit workers of both the countries. What is a Social Security Agreement (SSA)? A social security agreement (SSA) refers to an agreement between two countries, ..

Draft National Capital Goods Policy 2015

The Capital Goods industry is one of the key contributors to value added manufacturing in India. Capital goods include plant machinery, equipment and accessories required for manufacture or production of goods or for rendering services, either directly or indirectly. Currently, the Capital goods sector is contributing 12% to manufacturing sector which translates to 2% of ..

Uniform Civil Code in India

Uniform Civil Code refers to replacing the personal laws (based on religious scriptures and customs) with a common set of governing rules for all citizens of India. British Era In 1840s, the British Government had framed the uniform laws related to crimes, evidences and contract (on the basis of a Lex Loci report of 1840) ..

Official Secrets Act Versus Right to Information Act

Recently, West Bengal Government has declassified certain documents related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The government in that state is further planning to digitize the records of the freedom struggle from 1937 to 1947 in order to preserve history. This topic has been appearing in newspapers frequently. Further, the Central Government has also said that ..