PIB – 1 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY PROGRAMME TO UPSKILL STREET FOOD VENDORS NATIONAL JAL JEEVAN MISSION (NJJM) NATIONAL EDIBLE OIL MISSION-OIL PALM (NMEO-OP) LITHIUM ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY Focus: GS Paper 2: Health, Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes, Issues Related to Women Why in news? As per recently released […]

STUDY EXPLORES DRIVERS OF DEATH TERMS

Findings of the Research on Death Sentences: The shock and impact of a crime on the collective conscience of society was a major reason cited by trial courts in Delhi while imposing death sentence on convicts. Out of the 43 cases in Delhi in which death sentence was handed down between 2000 and 2015, trial courts invoked the impact […]

THE MAKING OF THE MODERN PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL

Law is not the source of its own moral authority and legitimacy. A setback to democracy Speaking in the context of the colonial rule M.K. Gandhi reiterated that a law is binding only if it satisfies the unwritten codes of public ethics. Democratic regimes ought to respect the right of citizens to dissent. The arrests […]