Rights Issues

IASGateAdmin | 11, Mar 2020

REMOVAL OF CONTROVERSIAL ‘NAME…

Why in News? Allahabad High Court has directed the Lucknow administration to remove forthwith the controversial ‘name and shame’ hoardings…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Feb 2020

ALL FORM OF AGITATIONS…

Why in News? The Kerala High Court has ruled recently that strikes, rallies and gheraos (prevent employers from leaving a…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Feb 2020

TREATING A CHILD WITNESS

Why in News? A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Karnataka High Court, asking for guidelines to…

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IASGateAdmin | 15, Feb 2020

VOTING RIGHTS OF PRISONERS

Why in News? The Delhi High Court has recently rejected a petition seeking voting rights for the prisoners. Who can…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 11.02.2020

1. Solar Orbiter to map Sun’s Poles Why in News? NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are gearing up…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Feb 2020

SEEKING A MORE PROGRESSIVE…

Why in News? Recently the Union Cabinet has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill 2020. This article flags…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Feb 2020

POOR COMPENSATION RATE FOR…

Why in News? Based on the data of the NCRB, a non-profit organisation named “Sanjog” released a report on compensation…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Feb 2020

ACCESSIBLE INDIA CAMPAIGN

Why in News? Social Justice and Empowerment minister has recently reviewed the number of buildings of Central PWD and websites…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Feb 2020

SUPREME COURT PANEL RECOMMENDS…

Why in News? The Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice Amitava Roy to examine the problems that plague prisons,…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, Feb 2020

ONLY 7 IN 100…

Why in News? A recent RTI has revealed that for every 100 Anganwadi beneficiaries in the country, only seven are…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Oct 2019

COMPREHENSIVE NATIONAL NUTRITION SURVEY

Why in News? The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey released by the government recently has highlighted the glaring contrast existing in…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Oct 2019

SUPREME COURT SC/ST JUDGMENT,…

Why in News? Correcting an error of judgment, the Supreme Court recalled its March 20, 2018 verdict, which bent the…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Sep 2019

JAMMU & KASHMIR PUBLIC…

Why in News? National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has been detained under the…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Sep 2019

INDIA ACCOUNTED FOR 2.8…

Why in News? Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) has released a new global report on the displacement of people due…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Aug 2019

LINKING OF AADHAAR INFORMATION…

Context: Supreme Court agreed to hear a plea by Facebook to transfer to the apex court four petitions filed in…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Aug 2019

THE RAJASTHAN PROTECTION FROM…

Context: The Rajasthan legislative assembly passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from ₹1 lakh to ₹5…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Aug 2019

BILL MANDATING DEATH PENALTY…

Context: The Rajasthan Prohibition of Interference with the Freedom of Matrimonial Alliances in the Name of Honour and Tradition Bill,…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

THE TRANSGENDER PERSONS (PROTECTION…

Context: The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was passed by the Lok Sabha Background: According to the 2011…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Aug 2019

ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN…

Why in News? A one-day Workshop on ‘Role of Technology in Reuniting Missing Children & Trafficked Persons’ was jointly organised…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Aug 2019

THE ZOMATO OUTRAGE AND…

Context: Twitter post about person cancelling an order with Zomato -without refund- since the latter refused to concede his demand…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Jul 2019

CODE ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY,…

Why in News? The Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar introduced The Code on…

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