Human development report

27/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Human Development |Read more

UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s has released Human Development report, 2016. Highlights of the report: India has been ranked 131st among 188 countri ...

Law Commission Suggests New Penal Sections to Curb Hate Speech

27/3/2017 | Indian Polity | Fundamental Rights |Read more

Law Commission of India has submitted its 267th report on ‘hate speech’ for the consideration of the Government. The Commission has suggested the inco ...

Corporate funding norms for political parties eased

26/3/2017 | Indian Polity | Elections |Read more

The Lok Sabha approved a proposal by the government as part of amendments to the Finance Bill, 2017 that relaxes conditions for corporate funding to p ...

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

26/3/2017 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

“Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category’ will be ...

Animal welfare board

26/3/2017 | Environment | Animal Rights |Read more

The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), a statutory advisory body under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF), will n ...

Sea ice hits record winter low

25/3/2017 | Environment | Pollution |Read more

The extent of sea ice at both poles has hit new record lows for this time of the year. The disappearing sea ice comes as the planet marks three consec ...

Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2016

25/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy |Read more

Global energy architecture performance index was recently released by Geneva- based World Economic Forum (WEF). Main highlights of the report: Accordi ...

National Commission for Schedule Tribes

25/3/2017 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST) has approved the proposal for five additional seat for tribals in Sikkim assembly.Out of the proposed a ...

National Commission for Socially and Educationally backward classes

24/3/2017 | Indian Polity | Disadvantaged Groups |Read more

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (NSEBC) as a Constitutional body. ...

HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill-2014

24/3/2017 | Science Affairs | Diaseases |Read more

The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill-2014, which criminalises discrimination against HIV-positive people and those living with them, was pas ...

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