Kerala temple case
Kerala temple case: Government to abide by SC ruling

Context: The Supreme Court held that the erstwhile Travancore royal family is shebait  of the properties belonging to Sree Padmanabha, What are shebait rights? It denotes the right to manage the financial affairs of the deity. Details of the case:The legal question was whether the heirs of the last Ruler of Travancore could claim to

Election Commission’s powers to delay elections

Political parties are increasingly voicing their concerns over holding elections in Bihar amid a pandemic.  Recently, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal demanded to postpone state polls till the COVID19 outbreak is contained. Regarding Election Commission’s powers to delay elections: Legal obligation: The Election Commission (EC) is mandated under law to hold elections

5 steps for a self-reliant Industrial sector

Amid debates on the needs, challenges and opportunities of Indian economy decoupling with that of China’s, the first thing India needs is to create a free and competitive market and a globally competitive industrial sector.  To achieve this, India needs to get rid of entirely pointless regulations that hamper enterprise, must build a single national

NATGRID to have access to database that links around 14,000 police stations

The National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to access the centralised online database on FIRs and stolen vehicles. It will give NATGRID access to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) database, a platform that links around 14,000 police stations. All-State police

Do we need a fiscal council?

Present Economic priority for the government:  It Needs to borrow and spend more now in order – To support vulnerable households, Engineer economic recovery Limitations with respect to increasing borrowings  A steep rise in debt will affect medium-term growth prospects  Increased borrowing increases interest burden on future generation and reduces their capability to borrow  Sovereign

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