Reservations for Women

Reservations for Women Context: The Modi government’s recent introduction and passage of the Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam, formerly known as the Women’s Reservation Bill, has reignited discussions around women’s participation in Indian politics. Relevance: GS-02 (Gender, Government Policies and Interventions) Prelims: Right to Equality, Women […]

The Census: People count

The Census: People count Context: The Census is more than just a headcount; it’s the foundation for planning and development. India has conducted this critical population assessment every decade since 1881. However, the 2020 Census, meant for 2021, was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

A clear message to industry on dispute resolution

A clear message to industry on dispute resolution Context: Given the delays and increased cost of litigation in Indian courts, the discussion surrounding the Indian legal system inevitably gravitates towards Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Relevance: GS-02 (Judiciary, Dispute redressal mechanism) Prelims: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), […]

Hypertension: The silent Killer

Hypertension: The silent Killer Context: Hypertension, often referred to as high blood pressure, is a silent but deadly health concern affecting one in three individuals globally. Alarmingly, four out of five individuals with hypertension do not have it adequately controlled. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) […]