No action plan by MoEF&CC to handle plastic waste finds CAG

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environment Conservation Source: DTE Context: As per the recent audit by CAG of MoEF&CC, it was found that the ministry has a mechanism  to assess the generation of plastic waste, but none for its collection and safe disposal     Key findings of the CAG report: MoEF&CC has no action plan …

Sansad TV: 75 Years: Laws that Shaped India- The Rights of Persons with  Disabilities Act, 2016

    Introduction: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, in short, the RPD Act empowers persons with disability to enjoy the right to equality, and life with dignity, in other words, full and effective participation and inclusion in society. A landmark step for disabled It becomes the duty of the Union, states as …

What is the Principle of ‘Reasonable Accommodation’?

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Indian Constitution.   Context: In its recent verdict on Hijab case, the Karnataka High Court rejected an argument in support of permitting Muslim girls wearing head-scarves that was based on the principle of ‘reasonable accommodation’. This meant that the court did not favour making any change or adjustment to the …