Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

SC tags Tripura NRC plea with Assam case

The deportation of illegal immigrants, the petition argued, is required to restore the “socio-economic, socio-political and socio-cultural equilibrium” of the State. It argued that the petition has been filed in a ‘representative capacity’ of a majority of the indigenous people living in Tripura for enforcement of their fundamental rights. “The …

Read More »

Sabarimala ruling challenged in SC

The lifting of the prohibition at the instance of third parties, in spite of opposition by a large section of women worshippers, is anomalous, the petition said. Another review filed by Chetna Conscience of Women, represented by advocate K.V. Muthu Kumar, argued that a Pandora’s box would be opened if …

Read More »

Enter ‘sextortion’, now a reality in India

Criminals are collecting browsing history of those visiting porn sites and using it for extortion ‘Sextortion’, a cyber crime which has been observed in the West, has officially arrived in India. The Cyber police in Mumbai have received at least five complaints over the last two months where citizens, after …

Read More »

‘No option but to implement verdict’

Ready for talks, says Chief Minister With sporadic protests erupting across the State against the Supreme Court judgment allowing women of all age groups to enter the Sabarimala temple, the government has asserted that it was left with no option but to implement the verdict. It reiterated that it would …

Read More »

Plea in SC for SIT into Rafale deal

Probe sought into purchase of 36 jets A petition was filed by Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Monday to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the supervision of the Supreme Court to investigate the reasons for cancellation of earlier deal for the purchase of 126 Rafale fighter jets. …

Read More »

Alarming portents from global warming report

1.5 degree C rise in temperatures will be catastrophic for coastal nations and agricultural economies like India Coastal nations and agricultural economies like India would be the worst affected. Decline in crop yields, unprecedented climate extremes and increased susceptibility could push poverty by several million by 2050, said the ‘Special …

Read More »
Get Free Updates to Crack the Exam!
Subscribe to our Newsletter for free daily updates