Author: Rahul.Saxena

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QUAD By Rahul Saxena @lexcliq

History of Malabar • It began as a simple Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in 1992 between the Navies of India and the U.S. • After having hit a pause in 1998 following India’s nuclear test, the drill resumed in 2002 and since then, it has become an annual exercise • Over the years, the exercise grew […]

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SC Judgment – Organisation of Political Nature cannot receive foreign funding By Rahul Saxena@lexcliq

SC Judgment – Organisation of Political Nature cannot receive foreign funding Supreme Court has held that Central government cannot brand an organisation as ‘political’ to deprive it from receiving foreign funds under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 for legitimate forms of dissent to aid a public cause. Central Government under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act and […]

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Empowerment of local bodies in the wake of COvid-19 By Rahul Saxena @lexcliq

The COVID-19 crisis as a metropolitan battle The COVID 19 pandemic has exposed the structural inequalities of urban local governments in India to tackle a disaster. While weak public health systems is the main reason for cities being the epicentre of the pandemic, the crisis offers an opportunity to bring in structural reforms in urban […]

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Police violence and how some lives do not matter by Rahul Saxena @lexcliq

Police records from the year 2000 to 2018 highlights that for recorded 1727 number of deaths in police custody, only 26 police officials have been convicted. In this regard, this article highlights that India should ratify United Nations Convention against Torture (as India is already a signatory) and draft an Anti-Torture law in the country […]

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Tribals in Rajasthan seek more panchayats in scheduled areas (special focus on PESA)| By Rahul Saxena @Lexcliq

First Concern: The tribal outfits in Rajasthan have demanded inclusion of over 165 village panchayats of seven districts in the scheduled areas under the Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP) to facilitate the control of local communities over minor minerals and minor forest produce as well as development activities in the region. Tribal Sub-Plan Purpose – Tribal Sub […]

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