State-Sponsored Insurance and Ayushman Bharat

Ayushman Bharat: Government funded healthcare program India takes a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the common man with the launch of Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri...

Judicial Activism: Judges Legislate

Supreme Court duty is not to Legislate Laws Making laws is the function of the legislature. As observed in Union of India v. Deoki Nandan Aggarwal (1991), “The power to legislate has not been conferred on the courts.” In Suresh Seth v. Commissioner, Indore Municipal...

Cooperative Federalism

Evolution of cooperative federal structure in India from a centralised administration In 1974, when the Supreme Court commented on the Constitution envisaging a cooperative federal structure, federalism has come a long way in India. In relation to the imposition of...

Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Recent developments Russia has raised the possibility of withdrawing from the INF Treaty. Moscow contends that the treaty unfairly prevents it from possessing weapons that its neighbours, such as China, who are developing and fielding. Russia also has suggested that...

Tragic Encounter of Avni

Why are tigers important Tigers are an “umbrella species” – meaning their conservation also conserves many other species in the same area. They have great cultural and historical significance. They are also crucial for the ecosystems in which they live. As top...