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Critically discuss the constitutional, legislative and policy provisions for safeguard of rights of Senior Citizens of India.

India has adopted the concept of welfare state. Due attention has been provided in the constitutional, legislative and policy provisions to safeguard rights of senior citizens. As per UNESCO estimates about 18% of population would be senior citizens by 2025. Constitutional Provisions Article 41states that “the state shall, within the limits of its economic capacity ..

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“Social justice for economically weaker sections, irrespective of caste and religion, is the need of the hour.” In this context, critically examine the steps taken by government over last few years to achieve social justice. (250 words, 15 Marks)

Social justice stands for justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society. The Oxfam report suggests that about 1% of Indians hold about 58% of wealth. The preamble explicitly offers social justice to the Indians. Mudra Yojana: Economic justice and social justice doesn’t operate in isolation Mudra Yojana with ..

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What is the status of conjugal rights for prisoners in India? Why these rights are important?

A conjugal visit is a scheduled visit where an inmate is allowed to spend time with their legal spouse wherein the meeting parties may engage sexually. The duration of the visit under conjugal rights may stretch from several hours to several days. Conjugal visit is a modern-day concept adopted by countries like Canada, Germany, Russia, ..

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The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 is too protective of juvenile offenders? Comment citing specific provisions.

The Juvenile Justice (care and protection ) Act, 2015 forms the framework to look after the young offenders in the country. The law in general is made on the lines of changing times. The recent statistics show 47% rise in the IPC cases involving juveniles from 22740 in 2010 to 33526 in 2014.  A shocking ..

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Is the National Commission for Women able to strategize and tackle the problems that women face at both public and private spheres? Give reasons in support of your answer.

The National Commission for Women was formed in 1992 as a statutory body under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990. The objective of the commission is to represent the rights of women in India and to address their grievances. The commission focuses on the issues of dowry, religion, equal representation for women in jobs, ..

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Discuss the constitutional, statutory and policy framework for protection of the rights of tribal and indigenous people in India.

Constitutional Framework Article 15 prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. Article 16 makes provisions for equality of opportunity in matters of public employment. Article 46 directs the state for promotion of Educational and Economic interests of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections; Article 335 makes provisions ..

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