What is the news?  Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is going to be the next Chief Justice of India as his predecessor Justice NV Ramana recommended his name for the successor. Justice Ramana is going to retire on 26th August. CJI personally handed over a copy of his letter of recommendation dated 03.08.2022 to Justice U.U.Continue reading “CJI PROPOSES JUSTICE UU LALIT AS A SUCCESSOR”

Need for a National Tribal Health Mission

For the first time in Indian history, Draupadi Murmu, a tribal woman became president of India thus representing the whole tribal population. This is a big and commendable step being taken by the Narendra Modi government. Let us explore how this symbolic gesture can be turned into a health revolution for the tribal people ofContinue reading “Need for a National Tribal Health Mission”

India adds five more Ramsar sites

India has recently added 5 more Ramsar sites or wetlands of international importance and thus the count has reached 54. The sites which have been included are Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest in Tamil Nadu, Sakhya Sagar in Madhya Pradesh, and Pala Wetlands in Mizoram. India‚Äôs Ramsar wetlands cover anContinue reading “India adds five more Ramsar sites”

India ranks 135 out of 146 in the Global Gender Gap Index

What is Global Gender Gap Index? Global Gender Gap Index (GGG) is an index released by the World Economic Forum that benchmarks countries on their progress towards gender parity on the basis of four key dimensions: Economic participation and opportunities Educational attainment Health and survival Political Empowerment This index gives scores between 0 and 1Continue reading “India ranks 135 out of 146 in the Global Gender Gap Index”

The Abortion laws around the world

Why in news? Recently, the U.S. Supreme court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade judgement of 1973 that gave women in America the right to have an abortion before the fetus is viable outside the womb or before the 24-28 weeks mark. Details U.S. Supreme court in its ruling said that they have no controlContinue reading “The Abortion laws around the world”