Sub-categorisation of OBCs

Sub-categorisation of OBCs #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims Sub-categorisation of OBCs A commission under Justice G. Rohini was set up on October 2, 2017, under Article 340 of the Constitution for sub-categorisation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and equitable distribution of benefits reserved for […]

Lokur Commission

Lokur Commission #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims Lokur Committee The Lokur Committee (officially Advisory Committee on the revision of the lists of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) was set up in 1965 to look into the criteria for defining Schedule Tribes. The 5 criteria recommended […]

Right to LGBTQ Marriage

Right to LGBTQ Marriage #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India: Navtej Singh Johar vs. Union of India is a landmark case in which Supreme Court decriminalized consensual homosexuality under IPC section 377. Supreme Court in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. […]

Women in MGNREGS

Women in MGNREGS #GS-02 Social Justice, #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims MGNREGS: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was launched on 2nd February 2006 under the MGNREG Act. Its aim is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of […]

LGBTQ rights for equality of marriage

A strong case exists for marriage equality #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India: Navtej Singh Johar vs. Union of India is a landmark case in which Supreme Court decriminalized consensual homosexuality under IPC section 377 Supreme Court revised the […]

NCPCR

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR): NCPRC is a statutory body created on March 2007 under Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005. The act defines “child rights” […]

Domestic Violence in India

Still a nightmare for domestic violence survivors #GS-01 Indian Society, #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims International Day for Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women: Women’s rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. The International Day for […]

Homosexuality

Homosexuality #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims: Navtej Singh Johar vs. Union Of India: Supreme Court in Navtej Singh Johar vs. Union of India (2018) case decriminalized consensual homosexuality under IPC section 377. Supreme Court revised its own decision in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation […]

Redistribution of Income

The shape of the Indian economic pie must change #GS-02 Social Justice For Mains: The need to change economic dimensions: India has the largest number of working age persons in the world seeking work and better incomes. The Indian economy also has among the lowest […]

Eklavya Model Residential Schools

Eklavya Model Residential Schools  #GS-02 Social Justice, Education For Prelims About Eklavya Model Residential Schools: Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) is a scheme for making model residential schools for Indian tribals (ST) across India which was launched in 1997-98. The government is pushing to set […]