07 January, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the SC judgement and its significance; constitutional provisions regarding minorities
News: The Supreme Court on Monday held that the State is well within its rights to introduce a regulatory regime in the “national interest” to provide minority educational institutions with well-qualified teachers in order for them to “achieve excellence in education.”
What did the SC say?
The term "Minority" is not defined in the Indian Constitution. However, the Constitution recognises only religious and linguistic minorities.
Source: The Hindu
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