High-powered committee for Ladakh

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Polity: 5th and 6th Schedule   Source: The Hindu Syllabus: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure   Context: Recently a high-powered committee has been formed in the Union Territory of Ladakh.    Need for the committee: There has been increasing demand for the inclusion of Ladakh …

Meghalaya tribal council to revisit Instrument of Accession

 GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Separation of powers between various organs; dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions, tribal Councils, 5th schedule, 6th schedule etc   Context: A tribal council in Meghalaya has called for a meeting of traditional heads to revisit the Instrument of Accession that made the Khasi domain a part of the Indian Union more …