Category Archives: Polity and Governance

Lokayukta’s removal

The first step has been taken towards removal of Karnataka Lokayukta Y. Bhaskar Rao by the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (Secular).

State to digitise all legislature proceedings

The Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council secretariats are finding it difficult to maintain records of speeches and statements made by members on the floor of the Houses. With members […]

Gram Swaraj Panchayat Raj bill, 2015

The State Cabinet gave its nod for incorporating several changes in the panchayat raj legislation Amendments are based on the recommendations made by a committee headed by former speaker K R Ramesh […]

Women in the armed forces

Historically, the armed forces employed women only as doctors or nurses, and started allowing them to serve as short service commission officers in the 1990s.

Mid-Day Meal Rules, 2015

  The Central Government notified ‘Mid Day Meal Rules, 2015’ on September 30th, 2015. The National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA, 2013) contains provisions related to welfare schemes including Mid […]