6th Schedule – A Panglossian Political Quick Fix or an Opium for the Masses?

6th Schedule of our constitution makes separate provisions for the administration of tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. These provisions have been made in exercise of the enabling provisions given in Articles 244 (2) and 275 (1) of the Constitution. The objectives are to maintain a distinct identity and exclusiveness of tribals.

Meghalaya IAS Officer Walks 10km to Market Inspires Internet

A Meghalaya IAS officer is leading by example in his quest to inspire people towards a cleaner, greener and healthier lifestyle. Ram Singh, the deputy commissioner of West Garo Hills, walks 10 kilometres every week to buy organic vegetables from local markets. His initiative to avoid plastics, reduce vehicular pollution and walk towards fitness has inspired many, including other officers.