Category Archives: Decoded

Mali Conflicts: Background and Current Scenario

  Author: Parveen Kaswan (Follow)   Overview Mali, a former French colony, is a West African nation that had often been cited as a democratic model. But in March 2012,…

World Press Freedom Index 2013

    The Press Freedom Index is an annual ranking of countries compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders based upon the organization’s assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the…

Different Writs and their Importance

  By: Parveen Kaswan ( Add on Facebook for more updates)   Writ of Prohibition: A writ of prohibition is issued primarily to prevent an inferior court from exceeding its…

National action plan on climate change: Introduction

  Author: Parveen Kaswan (Follow) On June 30, 2008, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released India’s first National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) outlining existing and future policies and programs…

Minamata Convention: A Good Move

  Author: Parveen Kaswan (Follow)   Mercury, is described by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a “global threat to human and environmental health,” with harmful effects including neurological damage…

Padma Awards 2013

  President has approved the conferment of  108 Padma Awards. These comprise 04 Padma Vibhushan, 24 Padma Bhushan and   80 Padma Shri Awards. 24 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 11 persons in the category of…

Goods & Service Tax : Decoded

  Author: Mr. Sudhanshu Mishra   What is GST? Goods and Services Tax — GST — is a comprehensive tax levy on manufacture, sale and consumption of goods and services at…

Mandal Commission: A critical study

    Compiled By: Parveen Kaswan ( Add on Facebook for more updates)   Article 340 of the Indian Constitution says: “The President may by order appoint a Commission consisting…

National Food Security Bill : Decoded

  Author: Mr. Sudhanshu Mishra   The right to food is considered as a basic human right. To provide such right  Government of India introduced The National Food Security Bill,…

New Measures Against Ponzi Schemes

  Some year back there was a high demand of Ponzi Schemes in small towns and villages. Now people will wonder what is the meaning of Ponzi Scheme, and by…