United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA); North Eastern Development Finance Corporation (NEDFi); Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES); Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019; Palestine Refugee; Difference Between UNRWA and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); Henley Passport Index 2019; etc.
Parsi New Year 2019; Drive against single-use plastic; Maharshi Badrayan; Brahma sutras; Chief of Defence Staff (CDS); Ward and village volunteer system; Special Purpose Trust Fund (SPTF); UN Resident Coordinator (RC) system; Aadi Mahotsav; Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED); Know India Programme (KIP); Palani Panchamirtham in Palani Town of Tamil Nadu; Tawlhlohpuan from Mizoram; Mizo Puanchei from Mizoram; Tirur Betel leaf from Kerala; ‘Geographical Indication’ (GI); Visva-Bharati University; Rabindranath Tagore; Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill; Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme; KALIA scheme Vs. loan waiver; etc.
Today India needs a strong and independent judiciary for the growth of India. A speedy and efficient system is the very sine qua non of society, however, Indian judiciary has become very slow and inefficient. Besides, our laws and their interpretation has led to enormous misery for the litigants and forced people to look for other alternatives.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI); Report of the Competition Law Review Committee; Competition Act,2002; Competition Commission of India (CCI); Competition Appellate Tribunal; What is the J&K Public Safety Act (PSA)? First-ever global assessment of forest biodiversity; CORAS (Commandos For Railway Security) for Indian Railways; What is a global recession? What is a notifiable disease? US Endangered Species Act; New species of marmoset; New species of ‘flying’ monkeys; ‘Golden Butterfly’; etc.
Today only about 27,000 wild elephants remain in India, as opposed to a million a decade ago. There has been a 98 per cent decrease in their population. Conservation and welfare of elephants in India provides us with a critical lens to develop holistic policies that work both for humans as well as animals.