Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 September 2022
- Nutrition rating stars will soon appear on food packaging labels
- The hijab case and the doctrine of essential practices
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a draught notification for front-of-pack labelling in order to discourage consumers from purchasing packaged foods that are high in sugar, salt, and fat.
GS Paper 2: Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
Despite being self-sufficient in food production, India faces food insecurity and hunger as a result of widespread economic distress, high unemployment, and high levels of inequality. Comment (250 words)
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A two-judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India is currently hearing arguments on the correctness of a Karnataka High Court judgement that upheld the ban on students wearing the hijab in Karnataka. This is concerning because it requires judges to engage in not only legal analysis but also theological study, which a legal education does not prepare one for.
GS Paper – 1, GS Paper – 2: Fundamental Rights, Judiciary, Government Policies & Interventions, Women’s Issues
Discuss the significance of religious freedom in the Indian Constitution. What does the essential religious practises test mean? (250 Words)
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