Social Issues News

ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist)

ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) workers are community health workers in India who play a crucial role in delivering essential health services at the grassroots level. Here are some key points about ASHA workers:

posted by 23rd Feb 2024


With over 2.43 lakh POCSO cases pending trial in fast track special courts as of January 31, 2023, a new research paper by The India Child Protection Fund has estimated that each of over 1000 such courts in country are clearing 28 cases on average every, as opposed to initially envisioned 165 cases per year.

posted by 10th Dec 2023


The Parliamentary Standing Committee on home affairs, examining the three new criminal law bills set to replace the Indian Penal Code, code of criminal Procedure, and the Indian Evidence Acr, recommended the criminalization of adultery on gender neutral lines.

posted by 4th Dec 2023

Rat Hole Miners

Rat hole mining may be illegal but the skill and experience of the miners were used in rescue operation to save the 41 workers trapped in Silkyara tunnel, a national Disaster Management Authority said.

posted by 29th Nov 2023

SC sub-Quota

Prime Minister announced the constitution of a committee soon to empower the Dalit communities and ensure justice for the Madiga community.

posted by 12th Nov 2023