Editorials, GS-2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

A crumbling idea of progress—Child Labour

2001 National Census– More than 12 million children in the age group 5-14 are engaged in exploitative occupations that are detrimental to their rights and to the full development of their potentials 168 million child labourers, 59 million out-of-school children and 15 million girls under 15 are forced to marry every year ILO: 5.7 million… Continue reading A crumbling idea of progress—Child Labour

Editorials, GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Liberate the legislator

Article Link Summary: Recent disqualification of 9 rebel MLAs in Uttarakhand under anti- defection law has once again brought back discussions surrounding the law to the fore. What is Anti-defection law? The anti-defection law was passed by parliament in 1985 strengthened in 2002. The 52nd amendment to the Constitution added the Tenth Schedule which laid… Continue reading Liberate the legislator