The Big Picture – Treaty making powers: Can Judiciary over-rule Executive?

Summary: The decision of the Supreme Court to direct the government to hand over the entire list of foreign bank account holders in its custody has raised concerns and questions about the issue of treaty and the role of executive and judiciary. All these while the government had been arguing that the list cannot be …

Compilation of Secure Questions – January 2014 to September 2014

This is the compilation of questions with links to original posts and the reference articles. These are only questions (for now). We thank Sahas for the contribution.    January – 2014 February – 2014 March – 2014 April – 2014 May – 2014 June – 2014 July – 2014 August – 2014 September – 2014 …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 49

ARCHIVES 31 October 2014  Post-Independence History 1) Compare and contrast Narmada Bachao Andolan with Chipko Movement. (200 Words) Reference Reference-2 2) Critically examine the various issue that were involved during the Silent Valley Movement. Also explain its significance to conservation of environment and people’s movements in India. (200 Words) Reference-1 Reference-2

INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 31 OCTOBER 2014

India tops new global slavery index The Global Slavery Index 2013, which surveyed 162 nations, was compiled by Australia-based rights organisation Walk Free Foundation using a definition of modern slavery that includes debt bondage, forced marriage, trafficked into brothels and the use of children in the military. The Foundation’s estimate of 29.8 million slaves worldwide …