Polity News

Article 35A

Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud said Article 35A, which empowered the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature to define “permanent residents” of the State and provide them special privileges, denied fundamental rights to others.

posted by 29th Aug 2023

CAG Report: Flagging Irregularities

The CAG report had brought to light corruption to the tune of several crores of rupees in various schemes and activities , including Dwarka Expressway and Ayodhya development, says CM Stalin

posted by 28th Aug 2023

Presidents Rule

Amid an ongoing face-off, Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday shot off a letter to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann asking him to reply to his queries, failing which he would send a report to the President about “failure of constitutional mechanism” in the State under Article 356 (President’s Rule).

posted by 26th Aug 2023

RTI Portal

Right to information activists noticed that the record of their previous applications have disappeared in the hundreds in the hundreds from the RTIOnline portal, which allows citizens to file for access to public RTI Portal information from the Union Government.

posted by 24th Aug 2023

Hate Speech

The Supreme Court said that instances of hate speech would be prosecuted equally, no matter the faith of the offender.

posted by 19th Aug 2023