Supreme Court : States can have sub-groups among SCs/STs

A five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court held that States can sub-classify Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes,  for granting them reservation, in the Central List to provide preferential treatment to the weakest out of the weak. The constitution bench observed that since state governments…

National Council for Transgender Persons

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has constituted the National Council for Transgender Persons, a requirement under the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019. Representatives from five states or Union Territories, on a rotational basis, will be members…

Inflows from P-notes continue to soar; Foreign Direct Investment ;Foreign Portfolio Investment

Investments through participatory notes (P-notes) in the domestic capital market soared to Rs 63,288 crore till the end of July. P-notes are, financial instruments, issued by registered foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to overseas investors, hedge fund, who wish to invest in…

Odisha to give facelift to 11th century Lingaraj Temple: Nagara;Dravidian and Vesara Style

The Odisha government announced to give a facelift to the 11th century Lingaraj Temple, akin to its pre-350-year structural status. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is made in Kalinga Architecture made in Laterite stone. It is built in the…