Insights into Editorial: Toothless tiger NHRC needs more powers: Apex court

Insights into Editorial: Toothless tiger NHRC needs more powers: Apex court 09 July 2016 The Supreme Court recently said it did not augur well for a democracy like India to have a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which was helpless to redress human rights violations as states seldom implemented its recommendations. NHRC has also informed …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 July 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 July  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Communalism; Salient features of Indian society;  1) In Kerala’s Muslim-dominated Kozhikode and Malappuram districts  many children are dying of diphtheria. Examine why. …

3) Was India right in its recent abstention on the UNHRC resolution creating a post of an independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity? Also critically comment on the Supreme Court’s verdict in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation case

Topic: mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 3) Was India right in its recent abstention on the UNHRC resolution creating a post of an independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity? Also critically comment on the Supreme Court’s verdict in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation case. …

2) So far, the attempt to curb spitting at public place is limited to the enactment of laws against it and this has proved to be ineffective. Why spitting in public places need to be banned? What strategies should be adopted? Examine.

Topic: Salient features of Indian society 2) So far, the attempt to curb spitting at public place is limited to the enactment of laws against it and this has proved to be ineffective. Why spitting in public places need to be banned? What strategies should be adopted? Examine. (200 Words) EPW