21 August, 2020

  • Menstrual Leave (Social issues)
  • Increasing the marriageable age for girls (Social issues)
  • Leadership required to handle Modern global issues (Polity & Governance)
  • Namath Basai (Social issues)
  • Son of the Soil - Reference (Polity & Governance)
  • Question for the day (Polity)

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    SHOULD WOMEN BE ENTITLED TO MENSTRUAL LEAVE? – ARTICLE

    Menstrual leave is a critical as well as neglected subject in India. Bihar is the only state in India which has been providing two days of special leave every month to its female employees since 1992. Countries like Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and Taiwan provide menstrual leave to their female employees every month.

    • Problems Faced by Women during menstruation
    • Menstrual leave and the idea of Equality
    • Article 15 (3)
    • Article 42

     

    THE MARRIAGE AGE MISCONCEPTION

    This year from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day, the Prime Minister declared that the government is considering raising the legal age of marriage for girls, which is currently 18 years. He said, “We have formed a committee to ensure that daughters are no longer suffering from malnutrition and they are married off at the right age. As soon as the report is submitted, appropriate decisions will be taken about the age of marriage of daughters.”

    • The minimum age of marriage
    • Child and Adolescent Health Report
    • Major Findings of the Report
    • Arguments in favour of increasing the marriageable age for girls 
    • Argument against increasing the marriageable age for girls

     

    THE LEADERS WE NEED IN TODAY’S WORLD – ARTICLE  

    This Article highlights some of the pressing concerns of the modern world where technology has far exceeded the regulations and control by state actions. Let us go through the highlighted concerns which have the potential to disturb a liberal, inclusive and egalitarian society with the help of intrusive technological surveillance at all corners.     

    • Millennium Development Goals
    • Retreat of Democracies in Pursuit of Raw Power
    • No Concerns for Loss of Jobs for Millions by Nations
    • Increasing encroachment of private life through ‘surveillance state’
    • Lack of Cyber Security
    • Diminished Authority of State – Absence of Boundaries of Digital World

     

    NAMATH BASAI’, A BIG HIT AMONG KERALA TRIBAL CHILDREN  

    The Kerala government’s programme of teaching children of different tribes in their mother tongue has found many takers.

    • Irula
    • Muduka
    • Kurumba
    • PVTG
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    ANKITA PARDHAN 3 months ago

    THANKS FOR PROVIDING SUCH A USEFUL INFORMATION........