Supreme Court, dowry death and Section 304B of IPC

The Bench of the Supreme Court consisting of CJI N.V. Ramana and Justice Aniruddha Bose stated that courts should interpret the provisions of dowry death liberally, keeping in mind the law’s intention to punish dowry and bride-burning. It was further…

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS 2021 AND INDIA’S ROLE

The United Nations General Assembly designated 29 May as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.The theme for the 2021 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is “The road to a lasting peace: Leveraging the power of youth for peace and…

RBI surplus transfer to the Central Government: Basics Explained

Last week The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to transfer a surplus of ₹99,122 crore to the central government. LEARNING FROM HOME/ WOTHOUT CLASSES/ BASICS As per Section 47 of the RBI Act, profits or surplus of the RBI…

Chipko Movement: Environment, Ecology and Sustainable Development

Recently, Sunderlal Bahuguna, the Gandhian who was the driving force behind the Chipko movement died due to Covid-19. Although the Chipko Movement, to protect the Himalayan forests from destruction,has its origins in the 18th century Rajasthan, Bishnoi community. The incident has been etched in the…

COVID-19 home test kit ‘CoviSelf’ gets approval: Basic Explained

In wake of the rising coronavirus cases in the country and the mounting pressure on the laboratories to meet the testing target, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved the first test kit for COVID-19. The approved home-based rapid…