Issues in the Draft Na...

Issues in the Draft National E-commerce Policy Union government has released Draft National e-Commerce policy with a two-week response deadline ending on March 9. What are the rulings on data privacy in India? In 2018 Supreme Court recognized the ‘Right to Privacy’ as a fundamental right, it underscored the need for a balance between data […]

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Official Secrets Act R...

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Official Secrets Act – Rafale Deal Case With debate over ‘stolen documents’ in Rafale case, it is imperative to understand the Official Secrets Act (OSA). What are the key features of OSA? The secrecy law broadly deals with two aspects: spying or espionage, which is dealt with in Section 3 of the Act disclosure of […]

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Swachh Survekshan awar...

Swachh Survekshan awards 2019 The central government’s cleanliness survey declared Indore as India’s ‘Cleanest City’ for the third year on a row on 6 march. Ujjain and Ahmedabad also bagged the title in two different categories. The cities were awarded for this achievement during the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019. The honour was conferred by President […]

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ISRO launches ‘Young S

ISRO launches ‘Young Scientist Programme’ for school children The Indian Space Research Organisation has launched a special programme for school children called Yuva Vigyani Karyakram or Young Scientist Programme. Objective The programme aims at imparting basic knowledge on space technology, space science and space applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their […]

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Model Code of Conduct ...

Model Code of Conduct for Elections With general elections approaching, here is a look on the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) that the Election Commission of India enforces What is a Model Code of Conduct? The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is a document from the Election Commission of India. It lays down the minimum […]

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Realigning India’s Soc

Realigning India’s Social Protection System India is no longer a largely chronically poor country but a more unequal and vulnerable country with pockets of deep poverty. India’s prosperous future will largely depend on how its social protection system evolves and aligns with diversity and demography. How does social protection system work? Promotional instruments invest in […]

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