Editorials, GS-1, Social Empowerment, Uncategorized

Sex determination

Article Link Union Woman and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi recently suggested that child sex determination during pregnancy be made compulsory, the gender of the child registered right from that moment, and the birth be tracked. Doing so, according to her, would check female foeticide. Maneka Gandhi’s idea to legalise pre-natal sex determination has predictably… Continue reading Sex determination

Editorials, GS-3, Internal security, Uncategorized

A peaceful way out on Siachen

Why doesn’t India vacate Siachen? This question has been raised after every human tragedy on the glacier, and now it is being asked again when 10 soldiers lost their lives in an ice avalanche at the Sonam post. It is not just avalanches; the challenging terrain of the glacier and its surroundings as a whole… Continue reading A peaceful way out on Siachen