Indian society: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The paintings of Jodhaiya Bai Baiga of showcased at exhibition in Italy
Published: October 7, 2019
In Italy, the paintings and artworks created by an 80-year-old tribal woman “Jodhaiya Bai Baiga” has being showcased at the ongoing exhibition at Milan, which is the global capital of fashion and design. Jodhaiya hails from Umaria district’s Lorha village of Madhya Pradesh. Her painting style mainly includes nature and animals. Her teacher Ashish Swami ..
3-judge Supreme Courtbench to review 2018 SC/ST Act Judgement
Published: September 16, 2019
The Supreme Court has referred the Centre’s plea seeking review of the verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act to the three-judge bench. What was the verdict of Supreme Court? The Supreme Court in its verdict had diluted the provisions citing gross misuse by complainants. The Supreme Court had noted ..
Topics: Caste • Caste system • Caste-related violence in India • Human rights in India • Indian caste system • Indian society • Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes • Supreme Court of India
Mihir Dalal authors book “Big Billion Startup: The Untold Flipkart Story”
Published: August 23, 2019
The book titled “Big Billion Startup: The Untold Flipkart Story” has been authored by Mihir Dalal. It will recount the story of how the IIT graduates Sachin and Binny Bansal built Flipkart and how internet entrepreneurship was made a desirable occupation. It is also a story of big money, power and hubris, as both business ..
Madhya Pradesh government to waive loans taken by tribals from money-lenders
Published: August 10, 2019
On the occasion of World Tribal Day (WTD-2019), the Madhya Pradesh government has announced that loans taken by tribals from money-lenders would be waived in all tribal blocks of the state. The government will also provide debit cards to tribals through which they can withdraw up to Rs 10,000 from ATMs. The facility to withdraw ..
Krishna Saksena authors book ‘Whispers of Time’
Published: July 5, 2019
The book titled ‘Whispers of Time’ has been authored by Dr Krishna Saksena. The story witnesses three generations in the author’s long life of 90 years in which she found a great difference. If the first was too strict and severe in clinging hard to traditions, the second had softened down to new values of ..