PLAYING POLITICS OVER THE GOLAN HEIGHTS

Source: www.thehindu.com Date: 2019-04-09 PLAYING POLITICS OVER THE GOLAN HEIGHTS Relevant for: International Relations | Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed & developing countries on India’s interests On March 21, U.S. President Donald Trump upended another long-standing American policy, tweeting: “After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize…

FOR THE DUSTBIN OF HISTORY

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2019-04-06 FOR THE DUSTBIN OF HISTORY Relevant for: Indian Polity | Topic: Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure, Dispute Redressal Mechanisms, and the Centre-State Relations © 2019 The Indian Express Ltd. All Rights Reserved Contrary to the misconceived arguments of the dynasts in the People’s Democratic Party and…

PRIVACY IN THE AGE OF SUNSHINE LAWS

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-04-06 PRIVACY IN THE AGE OF SUNSHINE LAWS Relevant for: Indian Polity | Topic: Indian Constitution – Features & Significant Provisions related to Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties Representational image. | Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has finally concluded hearing a crucial…

MAKING DEMOCRACY MEANINGFUL

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-04-05 MAKING DEMOCRACY MEANINGFUL Relevant for: Indian Polity | Topic: Elections, Election Commission and the Electoral Reforms in India Incl. Political Parties Representational image. | Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto Within Indian common sense periodic elections, party-based competitive candidates, and universal adult franchise have turned out to be the primary ingredients…

THEIR RIGHT TO THE CITY

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2019-03-29 THEIR RIGHT TO THE CITY Relevant for: Indian Society | Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies incl. Migration & Smart Cities © 2019 The Indian Express Ltd. All Rights Reserved The writer is a lawyer and senior associate-legal, Indian Institute for Human Settlements On March 18, the Delhi…