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Dalits continue to be marginalised sections of the society inspite of numerous measures for their upliftment. Discuss the constructive measures required to address the concerns of the community.

The decision of the Supreme Court to put riders on the various provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act led to huge protests by the community and after an appeal, the Supreme Court overturned its earlier order. Politicisation of the Issue As per the records of the National Crime Records ..

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Why the Supreme Court has withdrawn its earlier order which diluted the provisions of the SC/ST Act?

The Supreme Court has recalled its direction in a 2018 verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act. 2018 Verdict of Supreme Court The Supreme Court had held that safeguards against blackmail are necessary since by way of rampant misuse, complaints are largely being filed against public servant/ judicial officer/ quasi-judicial ..

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How do you see the recent passage of Maratha Quota in Maharashtra by the Bombay High Court? Will this have a countrywide implication. Examine.

The decision of the Maharashtra Government to grant quota to Marathas in education and employment has been upheld by the Bombay High Court. It was convinced that Marathas which form a dominant community in the state are educationally backward. This takes the reservation in Maharashtra to a figure of 65 per cent. This is 15 ..

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What are your views about the recent figures released by the UNICEF on the prevalence of the malice of child marriage?

The recent figures released by UNICEF on child marriage state that as many as 115 million men and boys had got married as children. Of these 23 million were married before they had attained the age of 15. The data which had been compiled from 82 countries showed that the child marriage among boys is ..

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What is Special Category status? What assistance do states with Special Category States get?

Special category status is given to the areas in India which are historically disadvantaged as compared to others. The Centre assists these states with funds. Constitution does not have any provision for categorisation of any state as a Special Category Status (SCS) State. About SCS states For giving status of SCS to a state the ..

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Why the Citizenship Amendment Bill has created lot of unrest in Assam?

The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 has met with lot of resistance in Assam which is facing the crisis of illegal migrants. The state of Assam is facing lot of unrest as the bill proposes granting citizenship to a section of illegal migrants. Controversial Features of the bill: The citizenship amendment bill 2016 aims to amend ..

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