OAS Mains Q&A: The South Asian migrant crisis

Context The pandemic crisis has deteriorated the condition of South Asian migrants in the GCC countries and poses new challenges for the countries of their origin. The precarious situation of the migrant labourers in West Asia forced the Indian government to repatriate the NRIs through the Vande Bharat Mission. The Indian government has repatriated over …

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OAS Main Q&A: India-Sri lanka Bilateral Relation

Question Discuss the pillars on which the Indo-Sri Lankan relationship fostered since centuries. Also highlight the significance of this relationship. Sample Answer India- Sri Lanka relationship t is steeped in myth and legend, and influenced by religious, cultural and social affinities. It has following pillars on which the relationship fostered since centuries: Buddhism: Religious, cultural …

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OAS Mains Q&A: Criminal Contempt of Court

Context Prashant Bhushan had recently put out a tweet with a photograph where he criticised the current Chief Justice of India (CJI), S.A. Bobde for riding an expensive motorcycle at a time when the Court is under lockdown. A three-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, took suo motu notice of the …

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OAS Mains Q&A: RTI Act

Context The Lok Sabha has passed the Right to Information Amendment Bill 2019. The bill introduces changes in the terms and conditions of appointment of the chief information commissioner (CIC) at the Centre and the information commissioners in states. The RTI amendment bill has three provisions that have been challenged by the Opposition members in …

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OAS Mains Q&A: Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Context The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 came into force on 20th July 2020. The new Act empowers buyers to ask for replacements, refunds or damages from brands, e-tailers and service providers. Aggrieved customers in India will now be able to seek effective legal remedy, on the lines of class action suits seen in many countries. Question …

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