Government Issues

Asymmetric Federalism in India: Balancing Diversity and Unity

Introduction “Asymmetric federalism in India” emphasizes unequal power-sharing arrangements within a federation, has become a prominent topic in Indian politics. Understanding Asymmetric Federalism Definition: Asymmetric federalism describes a federal system where the central government and constituent units (states/UTs) possess unequal powers and relationships across political, administrative, and fiscal domains. Dimensions …

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The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act

Introduction The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act, 2013, is a landmark legislation in India that aims to create safe and secure working environments for women. This Act defines, prohibits, and lays down the procedures for the prevention and redressal of sexual harassment at workplaces. Let’s delve deeper into the …

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INDOSRI LANKA agreement on 1974

INDOSRI LANKA agreement

Introduction The term “Katchatheevu” translates to “barren island” in the Tamil language. Situated in the Palk Strait, Katchatheevu Island spans approximately 285 acres and remains uninhabited. It lies between India and Sri Lanka, serving as a point of geographical significance in the region. Katchatheevu Island Located 33 km northeast of …

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Corrupt practices under RPA,1951

Corrupt practices under RPA

What is the Representation of People Act, 1951? The electoral framework in India is regulated by specific sections within the Indian Constitution, namely Articles 324 to 329 of Part XV. These provisions empower the Parliament to formulate legislation pertaining to both national and statelevel elections. Article 324 specifically establishes the …

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PMLA: Combating Money Laundering and Financial Crimes

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Concept : The Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), enacted by the Indian government, targets money laundering and associated financial offenses. Enacted in 2002, the PMLA aims to prevent and control money laundering activities and confiscate proceeds of crime derived from illicit activities. Key Provisions: Offences and Penalties: The PMLA …

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Manipur govt. against drug cartels, not Kukis

Why in NEWS Manipur Chief Minister on Wednesday said that his government is against drug cartels operating in the State and not the Kuki community, the members of which have been in the past accused by certain quarters of being involved in the narcotics business. Way Forword Tension began when …

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Govt. is ready for discussion on Manipur

Why in NEWS Union Home Minister told the Lok Sabha on Monday that the government was ready for a discussion on Manipur on the floor of the House as the country needs to know the “truth about the sensitive situation in the State”. What is happening in Manipur Manipur, a …

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FIR reveals horrific killing of Manipur youth

As armed mobs of men and women were looting police armouries across Imphal in Manipur in early May, one of the first victims of the ethnic conflict was a 21-year-old undergraduate student from Churachandpur district, who was arrested for sharing a social media post against Chief Minister N. Biren Singh. …

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