Chemical Weapons Convention of 1992 – Origins, Organizational Structure, Activities and Importance to India

Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is an arms control treaty on the production, development, and stockpiling of chemical weapons. It is officially known as the Convention on the Prohibition, Development, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and their Destruction.   It is administered and works under the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).     OPCW is … Read more

Vienna Convention of 1985 – Origin, Organizational Structure, Memberships, Activities, Summits and Importance to India

The Vienna Convention for the Protection of Ozone Layer aimed to sign the multilateral environmental agreement to protect the Ozone layer. The convention of 1985 was done to help reduce the emission of chlorofluorocarbons, which caused the rapid depletion of the outer ozone layer. The agreement with frameworks for the reduction of CFC was signed … Read more

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: The Iron Man of India

“Take the path of dharma- the path of truth and justice. Don’t misuse your valour. Remain united. March forward in all humanity, but fully awake to the situation you face, demanding your rights and firmness.” – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Introduction When a country near the very edge of independence was battling to track down its … Read more

Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 6)

Right to Constitutional Remedies (Articles 32 & 226) “We are under a constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.” – Charles Evans Hughes Article 32 – Remedies for enforcement of rights conferred by … Read more

Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 5)

Cultural and Educational Rights (Articles 29- 30) “We must not for a moment forget, it is a birthright of every individual to receive at least the basic education without which he cannot fully discharge his duties as a citizen.” – Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Article 29- Protection of interests of minorities The Right of individuals … Read more

Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 4)

Right to Freedom of Religion (Articles 25- 28) “The constitutional freedom of religion is the most inalienable and sacred of all human rights.” – Thomas Jefferson Article 25- Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion Article 25 of the Constitution ensures the freedom of religion to all people in India. It … Read more

Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 3)

Right against Exploitation (Articles 23- 24) “The Indian struggle is not anti-British; it is anti-exploitation, anti-foreign rule, not anti-foreigners.” — Mahatma Gandhi Article 23- Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labor India is the most excellent democratic government on the earth was additionally once a position of servitude and exploitation for children and … Read more

Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 2)

Right to Freedom (Articles 19- 22) “Freedom of mind is the real freedom. A person whose mind is not free though not in chains is a slave, not a free man. Though he may not be in prison, one whose mind is not free is a prisoner and not a free man. One whose mind … Read more

Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 1)

Right to Equality (Article 14 to 18) “Equality before the law means that Equality among equals the law should be equal for all and should be equally administered, that like should be treated alike. The Right to sue and be sued, to prosecute and prosecuted for the same kind of action should be same for … Read more

Vice-President of India

“The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.”– Charles de Montesquieu Introduction The post of Vice-President of India is established on the lines of the American Vice-President. In India, Vice-President is the second-highest office in the country. Article 63 of the Indian Constitution, 1950 … Read more