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United Nations (UN) World Population Prospects 2022

United Nations (UN) World Population Prospects 2022: United Nations recently said that India’s population growth appeared to be stabilising, which shows that the country’s national policies and health systems, including access to family planning services, are working. The world population touched eight billion on November 15, 2022 and India was the largest contributor to the […]

In Our LiFEtime Campaign

In Our LiFEtime Campaign: “In our LiFEtime” Campaign was recently launched by India at COP 27, Sharm El-Sheikh. National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), under the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), jointly launched “In Our LiFEtime” campaign. It aims to encourage youth between the ages of 18 […]

Sea Vigil-22

Sea Vigil-22: The third edition of the ‘Pan-India’ Coastal Defence Exercise ‘Sea Vigil-22’ will be conducted on 15-16 Nov 22. This National Level Coastal Defence Exercise was conceptualised in 2018 to validate various measures that have been instituted towards enhancing maritime security since ‘26/11’. The concept of ‘Sea Vigil’ is to activate the Coastal Security […]

A Decade of POCSO: Developments, Challenges And Insights From Judicial Data

A Decade of POCSO: Developments, Challenges And Insights From Judicial Data Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy launched a report, ‘A Decade of POCSO: Developments, Challenges and Insights from Judicial Data’. Highlights: As per 2020 NCRB data, over 90% of perpetrators are people known to victims High pendency of cases Low conviction rate ( only around […]

Jharkhand Assembly Cleared Two Bills: Ninth Schedule of the Constitution

Jharkhand Assembly Passed Two Bills: The Jharkhand Assembly has cleared two Bills, but these changes will come into force only after the Centre carries out amendments to include these in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution. Jharkhand Reservation of Vacancies in Posts and Services (Amendment) Bill, 2022: It raises reservations to 77%. Within the reserved […]