Indian Society

Jat Agitations

January 28, 2017

In the light of the recent peaceful protests, unlike the rather violent ones in January 2016, from the much-dominant Jat community in Haryana, the question arises as to what can be the reasons responsible for the backwardness of the Jats in the region. The Issue – The...

Communalism in India

October 27, 2016

Communalism in India has developed through a long and complex process bearing burden of history and sectarian politics. Burden of History To begin with, the seeds of communal violence were sown by the British implementing the policy of ‘divide and rule’. To achieve the objectives of such...

Mahad Satyagraha 1927

December 24, 2015

Mahad Satyagraha was launched by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 20 March 1927 at Mahad in current Raigarh District of Maharashtra. Background to Mahad Satyagraha In 1926, Municipal Board of Mahad, Maharashtra passed orders to throw open the famous tank of Mahad city to all communities. Earlier, untouchables...

Media Trial

May 2, 2015

What do you understand by Media Trial? In what way it affects the fundamental rights and other laws as enshrined in various statutes? Discuss. 

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana

March 7, 2015

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana has been launched by Central Government of India for holistic development and welfare of tribal population of India. The scheme as outlined by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs is launched on a pilot basis and will be implemented in only 1 block in each of...

Jeevan Pramaan

March 7, 2015

In its determination to bring digitalisation to every Indian household, Digital Life Certificate or Jeevan Pramaan is another enabling mechanism launched by Government of India to benefit over a crore pensioners in the country. This is another major step towards self-certification. Under the present system for payment of pension,...

Streamlining Government Communication

February 9, 2015

To what extent, today’s open society permeation of information through streamlined channels makes democracy more participatory? What role media plays in such effort? Analyse.

National Policy for Children, 2013

August 13, 2014

The National Policy for Children, 2013 aims to protect and encourage the rights of the children to survival, health, nutrition, education, development, protection and participation. The policy, as notified, is a paradigm shift from the more common patronizing approach to children with disabilities seen in the mainstream....