Governance · Society

The Mid-day Meal Scheme: Lessons Learnt and The Way Forward

Anyatama Nayak writes about the implementation and the current scenario pertaining to mid-day meal scheme in India. The Mid-day meal scheme was started by the Government to provide the much needed nutrition that is needed for the students who go to school. This also provides an incentive to students who are willing to attend school.… Continue reading The Mid-day Meal Scheme: Lessons Learnt and The Way Forward

Governance · Law · Society

Evolution of the Right to Information Act

“Right to Information is envisioned to set up a system for the populaces of India where they can secure access to information under the control of public authorities. Under the provisions of the Act, any citizen may appeal information from a government authority which is obligatory to be replied expeditiously or within thirty days. One… Continue reading Evolution of the Right to Information Act

Culture · Law · Society

Validity of Fatwas In India

Aanchal Singla, in this article explains the concept of fatwas and its status quo in India, with reference to the 2014 Supreme Court case – Vishwa Lochan Madan v. Union of India. MEANING OF FATWA A Fatwa is an Arabic word where the linguistic meaning is “opinion”. It is a term prevalent in the Islamic religion. The person… Continue reading Validity of Fatwas In India