Insights into Editorial: Crime and politics: on political candidates with criminal records

Insights into Editorial: Crime and politics: on political candidates with criminal records Context: The Supreme Court has taken a timely decision by agreeing to hear a plea from the Election Commission of India (ECI) to direct political parties to not field candidates with criminal antecedents. The immediate provocation is the finding that 46% of Members …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ARTICLE 13- SPECIAL POWERS OF SUPREME COURT

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ARTICLE 13- SPECIAL POWERS OF SUPREME COURT Introduction: The Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in Kerala, on Tuesday, moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a first by any state government. They sought that the act be declared as violative of the basic structure—principle of equality, freedom and secularism. …

[COMPILATION] Insights Current Affairs, January 2020

[COMPILATION] Insights Current Affairs, January 2020   Like we did last month, we are posting the compilation of current affairs on time this month too. Hope you will find it handy to revise current affairs of entire month of January 2020. Click the link below to download the compilation: InsightsIAS Current Affairs – January 2020 …