Indian society

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. […]

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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 […]

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