Slapping Section 144 during CAA protests ‘illegal’: Karnataka HC

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability. Slapping Section 144 during CAA protests ‘illegal’: Karnataka HC What to study? For Prelims: What is Section 144? Who and why it is imposed? Implications? For Mains: Concerns, challenges and ways to address them. Context: The Karnataka High Court has declared as “illegal” the order passed …

Criminalization of Politics

Topics Covered: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. Criminalization of Politics What to study? For Prelims: Salient features of RPA. For Mains: Criminalisation of politics- concerns, challenges and solutions. Context: Expressing concern about the “alarming increase” in number of persons with criminal backgrounds being elected Members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies of states, …

Private member’s Bill calls for two-child norm

Topics Covered: Population related issues. Private member’s Bill calls for two-child norm What to study? For prelims and mains: Concerns and issues associated with the proposed two- child policy. Context: Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha member Anil Desai has introduced a Private Member’s Bill in the Rajya Sabha that proposes incentives in taxation, education and employment for people …

Konark Sun Temple

Topics Covered:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Konark Sun Temple What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key facts. Context: A plan to restore and preserve the nearly 800-year-old Konark Sun Temple in Odisha would be drawn up soon, after a two-day …