Tag - rights

Tribal Rights and Ecology, India’s tourism potential and World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) travel and tourism competitiveness index, Current Affairs 27th April, 2017

Tribal Rights and Ecology Introduction India being a diverse landmass with a huge forest area faces competing challenges and priorities. It is significant to uphold the tribal rights and include them in ecological conservation. An exclusionary policy is detrimental and not in line with spirit of [...]

End to Red-light (Lal bhatti) Privilege, Digital Rights, Current Affairs 21th April, 2017

End to Red-light (Lal bhatti) Privilege Introduction Since independence government and bureaucracy has been symbolized by the traditional symbols of the red beacons on the vehicles. Red beacons are synonymous with the “Raj mentality” and are the “antithesis of the concept of a Republic”, the Supreme [...]

[Polity] National Anthem in Cinema Halls, Bijoe Case- right to be silent, Santhara Death vs Child Rights, Jumme Ki Raat Chhutti nahi

National Anthem in Cinema Halls Bijoe Emmanuel vs State of Kerala (1986): right to be silent Shashi Tharoor case: freedom to put hand on heart? (2008) Kaepernick Incident USA: freedom to kneel? (2016) Shyam Narayan Chouksey v. Union of India (2016) Anthem Order [...]

[GSM2] Comparing Constitution: USA- Presidential election, primaries, Bill of rights, separation of powers, for UPSC GS Mains Paper-2

Prologue CmC/P1: Comparing Constitution: USA- separation of Powers for GSM2 CmC/P2: US Presidential Powers, Election, Primaries for GSM2 Prologue Pratik Nayak covered the American revolution for World History for General Studies Mains Paper 1 (GSM1) Now, continuing on that topic’s development- he shift to [...]

[GSM2] Polity Current Mock Q&A: Orphans in OBC list, Domestic Violence & Doctrine of Severability, Prisoners voting rights & right to photocopy

Mock Questions: Mains GS Paper-2 (Polity) Answer Hints/ Keypoints Q1: Include orphans in OBC list? Q2: Lalita Pawar: Domestic Violence, Doctrine of Severability Q3: Right to Photocopy Q4: RPA and Prisoner’s participation Mock Questions: UPSC Mains GS Paper-2 (Polity) Based on the Polity Current-Affairs during [...]

[Economy] Shares vs Stocks, Rights Issue of Shares, Bonus Shares, RSU

Share versus stock Different types of shares Rights issue of shares So, what’s the point in doing rights issue? To reduce the debt: equity ratio Bonus shares Employee stock option scheme Restricted stock unit (RSU) Share versus stock Suppose the company has issued 1000 [...]

[Polity] Constitutional Provisions for Scheduled Tribes (rights issue for CSAT)

Topic is important for CSAT Paper I (rights issue) and for GS (Mains) Paper I (Polity). Article 15(4): Promotion of Social, Economic and Educational interests Article 19(5): Safeguard of Tribal Interests Article 23: Human Trafficking Article 29: Cultural and Educational Rights Article 164 Articles [...]

[Polity] Rights of Persons with Mental illness and [Public Health] Mental Healthcare Bill: Features, Criticism

Two issues with Mental illness #1: Taboo #2 Abuse What is Mental Illness? Examples of Mental Illness Rights given to Mentally ill patients Right to Non-discrimination Right to live with dignity Confidentiality Free treatment Right to Humane Treatment without cruelty Right to Personal [...]

[Polity] Juvenile Justice Act: features, Controversy post Delhi-Gangrape, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

What is Juvenile Justice Act 2000? Features of Juvenile Justice Act Special Juvenile Police Unit Why in News/Controversy? Pro arguments (= reform needed) Juvenile Justice in other countries United Kingdom United States of America Australia PIL in Delhi Highcourt Anti-arguments (no reform needed) [...]

[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Approach to Rights issue, education, welfare, poverty removal schemes (part 4 of 6)

Polity, Rights issue, Education, welfare Organizations MCQ/2m Policies Laws Schemes Other Topics/overview Polity, Rights issue, Education, welfare For the “core” polity topics + Constitution, your first weapon of choice should be Indian Polity by M.Laxmikanth. The basic GK on Polity is given on chapter [...]

Polity Census SECC tablet

[Rights Issue] Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011: Purpose, Benefits, Features, Deprivation index

SECC-2011: WHY needed? Census Difference: Regular vs SECC Confidential? BPL: SECC vs Planning Commission Poverty: UN Definition Poverty Line: India Tendulkar SECC-Players involved Procedure Data collection SECC: Methodology #1: Automatically Excluded #2: Automatically Included #3: Deprivation indicator 7 deprivation indicators: Followup SECC Advantages? [...]

Jarawa Map

[Rights Issue] Jarawa Tribes, Human Safari, Buffer Area, Tribal Commission, 13th Schedule

Who are the Jawaras? What is Andaman Trunk Road (ATR)? Human Safari? Road: To shut or Not to Shut? Dancing Video controversy Buffer Zone Case Chronology Tribal Commissions Mock Questions Who are the Jawaras? They are tribal people living in the South Andaman islands. [...]