Parliamentary Privileges

Parliamentary Privileges Context: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said has recently held that members have a wrong notion that they have a privilege from action by investigating agencies, while the session is on. This immunity is available to the members only in the civil […]

Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue

Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue For Mains What constitutes a freebie? Resources distributed to the public as a result of election promises is what is often referred to as freebies. Do all such distributions amount to giving freebies? The distribution of free food grains […]

SC hears EPFO Appeal on Pension Scheme

SC hears EPFO Appeal on Pension Scheme For Prelims About EPFO – Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), established under Employee Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1952. EPFO comes under the control of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of […]

Representation, All the Way Up

Representation, All the Way Up For Prelims About President Murmu She is the first person belonging to the Scheduled Tribes (ST) community and the second woman to occupy the highest constitutional post of the country. She is also the youngest person to be elected as […]

Need for a Reform in the Bail Law

Need for a Reform in the Bail Law Context: Overcrowding in Indian prisons is over 118 percent, while more than 75% of those incarcerated there are still awaiting trials. These harsh facts are frequently used as an example of the severity of the problem facing […]