Why Mekedatu dam project is being opposed by Tamil Nadu?

December 3, 2018

The tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on the issue of River Cauvery has taken another turn. The proposal of Karnataka to build a dam at Mekedatu is opposed fiercely by Tamil Nadu. About the Project: The government of Karnataka is planning to build a dam across river Cauvery near Mekedatu in Ramanagaram district. The

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How India aims to guard teens from cyber bullying?

December 3, 2018

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has come out with a booklet titled “A Handbook for Students on Cyber Safety” to guard teen against becoming victims of cybercrime. Handbook on cyber safety for students: The booklet tries to address the issue of increasing use of smartphones, gadgets, online gaming, social media, and fake news. The

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What are the goals set for India of 2022?

December 3, 2018

2022 would be a special year for India. India would be celebrating the75th year of independence in 2022. The government is preparing to ensure that 2022 goes down as a remarkable moment in Indian history. Targets for 2022: India is planning to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations’ Security Council for the year

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Should India look at quashing death penalty?

December 3, 2018

In the case of Chhannu Lal Verma vs the State of Chattisgarh, Justice Kurian Joseph has observed that “the time had come to review the need for the death penalty as a punishment, especially its purpose and practice”. These comments have again triggered a debate on whether India must continue the death penalty. Reviewing Death Penalty:

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What are the findings of the Global Wage Report?

December 3, 2018

The Global Wage Report is released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The report examines the evolution of real wages around the world. The report gives a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. Findings of the Global Wage Report:    The report has put into sharp relief one of the biggest drags on

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