Polity News


In a brief order delivered in S.G. Vombatkere vs Union of India, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India effectively suspended the operation of Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code.

posted by 16th May 2022


The Election Commission (EC) has sent a notice to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren over an office-of-profit charge against him for allotment of a mining lease in his name.

posted by 3rd May 2022

e-Shram Portal

The Union Labour and Employment Ministry is working on a mechanism to process accident insurance claims by unorganised workers registered on the e-Shram portal, which has seen over 27 crore registrations so far.

posted by 2nd May 2022

Armed Forces Special Powers Act

News Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that efforts are on to improve the law-and-order situation in North- East region so as to completely lift the AFSPA from the region.

posted by 29th Apr 2022

Birth, death reporting to be automated

The Union government is planning to revamp the Civil Registration System (CRS) to enable the registration of birth and death in real-time with minimum human intervention and independent of location, according to the 2020-21 annual report of the Union Home Ministry.

posted by 28th Apr 2022