Calling hate speech a serious offence that can affect the secular fabric of India, the Supreme Court directed all states to suo moto register cases of such offences even if there is no formal complaint.
Key highlights of the SC Order
What comes under hate speech?
Legal Provisions of Hate Speech in India:
Legislations around Hate speech: The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (hereinafter IPC);
The National Health Account Estimates 2019-20 have been released recently.
Key highlights of the findings:
About National Health Account (NHA) estimates:
Forest fires are becoming more frequent and fierce in Uttarakhand.
What’s at stake?
How does it impact?
The below steps would not only minimize instances of forest fire but also protect biodiversity from such an event.
The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has recommended the proposal to construct Muthamizh Arignar Dr. Kalaignar pen monument in the Bay of Bengal, off the Marina beach, for coastal zone clearance with nearly 15 conditions.
Muthamizh Arignar Dr. Kalaignar (1924-2018)
What are Coastal Regulation Zones (CRZ)?
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Statue in Mauritius
A statue has been unveiled of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Mauritius.
It is disheartening to witness that even 75 years after Independence, Parliament lacks substantial representation from half the population, with women holding just 14% of the seats.
A promising start
Verifying, please be patient.