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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. ..


Issues around Section 497 of IPC and Recent PIL in Supreme Court

On December 8, 2017, the Supreme Court has agreed to admit a PIL that challenged the constitutional validity of section 497 of the Indian Penal Code. The PIL was filed by Kerala-based Joseph Shine. The court will now hear the case and will decide in future if the law should be reformed or scrapped. Section ..

Regional and Linguistic sub-nationalism in India in present context

With the recent news of Karnataka asking for its separate flag or demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland from West Bengal has raised the issue of growing sub-nationalism in India. Sub-nationalism on basis of region and language has been a vital part Indian socio-political history which formally started after formation of Andhra Pradesh which was the ..