2) “If ever there was a case where the invocation of the powers of the Supreme Court to do “complete justice” under Article 142 of the Constitution existed, it was the Babri Masjid demolition case.” Critically comment.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 2) “If ever there was a case where the invocation of the powers of the Supreme Court to do “complete justice” under Article 142 of the Constitution existed, it was the Babri Masjid demolition case.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 22 April 2017

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5) Recently, the Telangana assembly passed a law increasing the reservation for OBC Muslims in jobs and education from 4 per cent to 12 per cent. Is this law justified? Critically comment

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 5) Recently, the Telangana assembly passed a law increasing the reservation for OBC Muslims in jobs and education from 4 per cent to 12 per cent. Is this law justified? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) ‘Recent unfortunate attacks on doctors are not just a law and order problem, rather they should be treated as “wake up calls,” symptoms of a deep health system malaise, embedded in an increasingly troubled social milieu.’ Discuss.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,  3) ‘Recent unfortunate attacks on doctors are not just a law and order problem, rather they should be treated as “wake up calls,” symptoms of a deep health system malaise, embedded in an increasingly troubled social milieu.’ Discuss. (200 Words) EPW