GS-1, Social Empowerment, Uncategorized

Debate on Dalit issue in Lok Sabha

Issue There was a special discussion in lok sabha on the atrocities against Dalits that have arisen in various parts of the country. Leaders spoke about injustice and oppression the dalits have had to face for centuries. There have been greater incidences being reported, in una where dalits were publically flogged by the Gau Rakshaks… Continue reading Debate on Dalit issue in Lok Sabha

Agriculture, GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Subsidies in India

Table of contents Introduction Subsidies: are they solution to a problem or are they themselves a problem? Subsidies and its opportunity costs Some subsidies led distortion in India Direct Benefit Transfers as solution JAM Trinity – Jan Dhan Yojna, Adhaar and Mobile base Conclusion Subsidies are one of the quintessential attributes of any welfare state.… Continue reading Subsidies in India

Editorials, Essay, Social Empowerment, Social Issue

Dalit atrocities issues

The Dalit mobilisation that is gaining momentum in the wake of Rohith Vemula’s suicide reflects structural issues. Reservations have given birth to Dalit entrepreneurs and a Dalit middle class benefiting from government jobs. because of this, anti-Dalit attitudes have been on the rise. Cases of anti-Dalit atrocities  : The number of registered cases of anti-Dalit… Continue reading Dalit atrocities issues

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

Extreme justice is often injustice

While television anchors have harangued us about how juvenile crime has risen by 47 per cent, they have failed to inform us that actual juvenile crime is still less than 2 per cent of reported crime figures. Second, most of it is non-violent crime and often the result of vagrancy. Most importantly, most children in… Continue reading Extreme justice is often injustice

Editorials, GS-1, Social Issue, Uncategorized

The Persons with Disabilities

The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, (PWDA) has completed two decades of its existence. In 1992, India adopted the Proclamation on the Full Participation and Equality of People with Disabilities in the Asian and Pacific Region. As a signatory of this proclamation, this act was enacted by… Continue reading The Persons with Disabilities