Plant two trees to build a house in this Kerala Municipality

Plant two trees to build a house in this Kerala Municipality

As part of ‘Prevent Air Pollution’ project on World Environment Day, the Kodungallur municipality in Kerala’s Thrissur district has drafted innovative laws that need newly-constructed buildings to have at least two trees planted. The law states that the construction of...
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Brunei Passes Brutal Anti-gay Laws

Brunei Passes Brutal Anti-gay Laws

Brunei, in the north coast of the Borneo island in Southeast Asia has introduced numerous penalties for adultery and gay sex: whipping and stoning to death.
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The Curious Case of Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019

The Curious Case of Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019

Controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill grants Indian citizenship rights and residency to non-Muslim immigrants, igniting furore in north-east India.
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Swachh Bharat – India’s Battle of Sanitation

Swachh Bharat – India’s Battle of Sanitation

Government's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has eradicated open defecation in 513 districts and 25 states by building 86.6 million Toilets across India. The hard work is paying off with more than 30 per cent of Indian villages declared free of open defecation, up from ...
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With National Electronics Policy 2019, Centre Aims to Generate 1 Crore Jobs

With National Electronics Policy 2019, Centre Aims to Generate 1 Crore Jobs

With an aim to increase 1 crore jobs in India by 2025 and create Rs 26-lakh crore electronics manufacturing ecosystem, the Union Cabinet last month approved a new national electronics policy.
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EWS- Economically Weaker Sections get 10% Reservation

EWS- Economically Weaker Sections get 10% Reservation

A reduced number of upper caste votes in the recently concluded Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh has forced NDA government to return to traditional vote base through an impenitent political manoeuvre. Last month, the Economical...
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