Section 124 A of IPC :Sedition Law

Section 124 A :John Stewart Mill once said: “If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.” This is the importance of … Read more

Cabinet Committees – UPSC Notes (Prelims and Mains)

Cabinet Committees – UPSC Notes (Prelims and Mains) What does the Cabinet Committees do?  Cabinet Committees :The Cabinet Committee is an institutional arrangement to reduce the workload of the Cabinet. These committees are super-constitutional in nature and are not mentioned in the constitution. Therefore, the President should promulgate rules to handle Indian government affairs most … Read more

Indian ocean rim association(IORA) UPSC NOTES(Prelims and mains)

Indian ocean rim association background Indian ocean rim association: France is the country that recently joined the Indian Ocean Basin Association. It joined the organization on December 18, 2020. The Council of the IORA Conference held on December 17, 2020 approved France’s application to join the organization in 2020. With France becoming a new member, … Read more

Quadrilateral Security Dialogue(QUAD) UPSC NOTES

What is Quad Summit ? The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD) or Quad is an informal strategic dialogue between India, the United States, Japan, and Australia. This is the cooperation of like-minded democracies throughout the Indian Ocean and the Pacific. Its goal is to guarantee and support a “free, open and prosperous” Indo-Pacific region. This idea … Read more

Section 66A of the IT Act – UPSC NOTES ( Prelims and Mains)

Background to Section 66A of the IT Act, 2000 Recently, the Supreme Court ruled in Shreya Singhal v. United States, repealing Section 66A of the Information Technology Act of 2000. The League of India called it “vague” and “unconstitutional” because it imposed restrictions that were not approved by the constitution. The court held that only … Read more

Section 66A of the IT Act -UPSC Notes (All you need to know)

Introduction In the past decade, the information technology sector has achieved amazing growth in India. Criminals have also evolved to use the Internet as a potential means of crime. The Information Technology Law is one of the most important laws passed by the Legislative Council and is used to control crimes related to Internet use.The … Read more

UNCLOS UPSC Notes – All you need to know

UNCLOS is an extensive codification of international law for the conservation and management of marine resources. It contains rules pertaining to activities such as the exclusive economic zone, traditional marine resource use, the protection of the marine environment, and the settlement of disputes relating to maritime claims and questions. ABOUT UNCLOS It is an international … Read more

UNCLOS Maritime Zones UPSC :All you need to know

“UNCLOS” is an extensive codification of international law for the conservation and management of marine resources. It contains rules pertaining to activities such as the exclusive economic zone, traditional marine resource use, the protection of the marine environment, and the settlement of disputes relating to maritime claims and questions. ABOUT UNCLOS It is an international … Read more

Salient Features of the Indian Society UPSC Notes

Indian society is an exemplification of multicultural, multi-ethnic and multi-ideologicalconstructs, which co-exist, at once striving to strike harmony and also to retain its individuality. Based on the generous concept of Vasudhaiva  Kutumbkam (the world is one family), Indian society possess a great cultural heritage. During the course of its evolution, it has accommodated and integrated … Read more

Supreme Court’s Maratha quota verdict

Supreme Court’s Maratha quota verdict  Context: A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has struck down the Maharashtra law granting reservation to the Maratha community in admissions and government jobs in the state.  Background of the issue  • 2018 Maharashtra law gave 16% reservation to the Maratha community in jobs and admissions by terming … Read more