Critically discuss the significance of the Economic Survey findings on sex ratio of the last child (SRLC) and so called “son meta preference” and “unwanted girls” in India.
The preference for sons and strict legal enforcement of PCPNDT act has led the parents to continue having children until they have a son or desired number of son. This so called “son meta preference” has avoided sex-selective abortion, but has hurt the female children by reducing resources available to them. The consequence is that
What makes a large number of film personalities in India to enter politics? Critically examine their contribution to India’s democracy.
celebrities and film personalities have been a part of politics since 50s. The constitution under Article 80, provided President with a power to nominate 12 members to the Rajya Sabha. These nominations are to be made on the basis of expertise or practical experience of such matters as literature, science, art and social service. Thus,
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a campaign by the Government of India to keep the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country’s cities and towns and its rural areas clean. It aims to make rural and urban areas open defecation free by 2019. Under the programme toilet construction was undertaken at expeditiously leading to 64% increase from 2014-15
Passive euthanasia, is the act of withdrawing life support to a terminally-ill patient. The Supreme Court of India legalised passive euthanasia by means of the withdrawal of life support to patients in a permanent vegetative state in 2011 as as part of the verdict in a case involving Aruna Shanbaug, who had been in a Persistent Vegetative State (PVS)