Hate Speech

Hate Speech #GS-01 Communalism, #GS-02 Governance, #GS-04 Ethics For Prelims Hate Speech Supreme Court in Pravasi Bhalai Sangathan v. Union of India (2014), defined hate speech as “an effort to marginalize individuals based on their membership in a group which seeks to delegitimize group members […]

Discretionary Powers of Governor

Discretionary Powers of Governor #GS-02 Governance, Federalism, Indian Constitution For Prelims Constitutional Provisions Article 154 It declares that “the executive power of the State shall be vested in the Governor and shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him in […]

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act #GS-02 Governance For Prelims Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 2010 The act has made it mandatory for all NGOs which receive foreign funds to receive it in a designated bank account at the State Bank of India’s New Delhi branch. All NGOs which are seeking foreign donations need to open a designated FCRA  […]

A step towards fighting corruption

A step towards fighting corruption #GS-02 Governance, #GS-04 Ethics For Mains Supreme Court on corruption: In Neeraj Dutta v. State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) Supreme Court has lowered the bar for the quantum of evidence required to convict persons charged with corruption. It has […]

Decennial census

Decennial census #GS-01 Indian Society, #GS-02 Governance For Prelims History of Census Census is the process of collecting, compiling, analyzing, evaluating, publishing and disseminating statistical data about the population. The first known census was taken by the Babylonian Empire in 3800 BCE and counted the […]

Regulation of Online Gaming

Regulation of Online Gaming #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Cyber Security For Prelims Online Game Online game a game that is offered on the internet and is accessible by a user through a computer resource if he makes a deposit with the expectation of earning Presently India […]


Central Drugs Standard Control Organization #GS-02 Healthcare, Governance For Prelims Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO): CDSCO works under Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. It is the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) of India. The headquarters of CDSCO is in […]

Delegated legislation

Delegated legislation #GS-02 Governance For Prelims Delegated legislation ‘Delegated legislation’ refers to the exercising of legislative power by an agent who is of a lower rank to the Legislature, or who is subordinate to the Legislature. This type of legislation is also known as subordinate […]

The Jan Vishwas Bill, 2022

The Jan Vishwas Bill, 2022 #GS-02 Governance For Prelims The Jan Vishwas Bill, 2022: The Jan Vishwas Bill, 2022 has been introduced with the objective of “decriminalising” 183 offences across 42 laws. This is expected to enhance the ease of living and doing business in […]

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act was enacted in 1967 by the Union Government for effective prevention of unlawful activities associations in India. According to the act, an activity can be deemed […]