Insights Daily Current Events, December 04, 2013

ARCHIVES December 04, 2013 NATIONAL  Communal violence Bill The Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2011 was crafted by the National Advisory Council (NAC). The bill aims at creating a framework for preventing pogroms such as the attacks on Muslims in Gujarat in 2002, and the provision of relief …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 03, 2013

ARCHIVES December 03, 2013 NATIONAL Panel wants minimum wage linked to MGNREGA levels A committee set up by the Ministry of Rural Development to revise wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has come up with suggestions that would likely provide solutions to the long-standing issues relating to disparity in earnings …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 02, 2013

ARCHIVES December 02, 2013 INTERNATIONAL India feels SCO can play a bigger role in Afghanistan India has called for a greater role by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in rebuilding and stabilizing Afghanistan. Since bulk of the SCO’s members and observers are Afghanistan’s neighbours. However, Iran’s opposition of the West and the SCO’s tendency of …