Chhattisgarh Seeks 76% Quota

Chhattisgarh Seeks 76% Quota Context: On Monday, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel requested that two amendment Bills allowing for higher quotas in jobs and educational institutions be incorporated in the Constitution’s Ninth Schedule. Points to Ponder: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to Prime […]

Petitions Around Same-Sex Marriage

Petitions Around Same-Sex Marriage Context: A five-judge Supreme Court Bench led by Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud is set to hear a series of petitions seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriage on April 18. According to the Union administration, same-sex marriage is only an […]

Dealing With Extreme Heat Context: Between April and May 2022, almost 350 million Indians were subjected to severe heat stress. Summer temperatures rose by 0.5-0.9°C on average across districts in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Rajasthan between 1990 and 2019; winter temperatures rose by […]

Chinese Shenanigans On Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese Shenanigans On Arunachal Pradesh Context:  For the third time in recent years, China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs made a provocative move on April 2 by releasing new names for 11 places in Arunachal Pradesh under the guise of standardizing geographical names in “Zangnan” (a […]