Eklavya Model Residential Schools

Eklavya Model Residential Schools: The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has laid the foundation stone for the construction of Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) in Nashik, Maharashtra. The proposed EMR School aims to make quality education accessible to tribal students in remote tribal hinterlands of Nashik. EMRS is a scheme for making model residential schools for […]

Sri Lanka’s 21st Constitutional Amendment

Sri Lanka’s 21st Constitutional Amendment: The government of Sri Lanka intends to introduce the 21st Constitutional Amendment Bill. The 21st Constitutional Amendment seeks to repeal the 20th Amendment. Overview of the 21st Amendment: It seeks to reduce the Presidency to a ceremonial position, retaining the powers of the President on all three armed forces. However, […]

Karnataka’s Anti-Conversion Bill

Karnataka’s Anti-Conversion Bill: Karnataka state government has decided to take the Ordinance route to get clearance for the Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021. The Bill, which was adopted by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly in its special session in December 2021, is yet to be introduced in the Legislative Council. Highlights […]

Section 124A (sedition) Of The Indian Penal Code

Section 124A (sedition) Of The Indian Penal Code: The Supreme Court suspended pending criminal trials and court proceedings under Section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code, while allowing the Union of India to reconsider the British-era law. All pending trials, appeals and proceedings with respect to the charge framed under Section 124A of the […]