Editorials, GS-3, Uncategorized

Mahadayi tribunal term extended

The government has issued a notification extending the term of Mahadayi tribunal for a year. This could prolong the dispute between Karnataka and Goa over river water sharing. An extension of term is provided in the normal course if the tribunal’s work is not completed within the stipulated period. Under proviso to Section 5 (2)… Continue reading Mahadayi tribunal term extended

Editorials, GS-2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

A tricky debate on abortion

The Hindu The Supreme Court of India recently took a landmark decision to allow a 24-year-old rape survivor to terminate a 24-week pregnancy, as the foetus has abnormalities, and going ahead would severely affect the woman’s health. This is a landmark judgment. It is because after 20 weeks of pregnancy a woman in India is… Continue reading A tricky debate on abortion