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Relevant News / Current Affair (TheHindu) for UPSC (2014) CIvil Service Exam 20 and 21-12-2013

Researchers claim development of diabetic-friendly rice varieties   Acharya N.G. Ranga Agriculture University has taken up research on developing diabetic-friendly rice varieties in collaboration with private industries, Vice-Chancellor Alluri Padma Raju disclosed here on Saturday. Mr. Raju was speaking to The Hindu on the sidelines of a meeting of rice millers, peasant

Struggling for Reason Fundamental Rights and the Wrongs of the Supreme Court

Download PDF version The judgment of India’s highest court has re-established discrimination based on sexual orientation. A close reading of the judgment upholding Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code indicates that the Supreme Court misread the Constitution and legal precedent. More worryingly, it failed to uphold the fundamental rights