Bodies - Constitutional, Statutory & Regulatory

Appointments of Public sector chiefs

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Why in news? The petroleum ministry’s proposal to appoint chairman and managing director of ONGC with just a year’s validity is illogical. What is the recent appointment about? The Pu…

September 22, 2017 0 356

Autonomous Bodies

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Why in news? The Committee for Review of Autonomous Bodies (ABs) is chaired by Ratan Watal and the committee’s interim report has not yet made public. What is an autonomous body? An Autonom…

July 13, 2017 0 1599

Selection of Election Commissioners

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Why in news? The supreme court heard a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to constitute a ‘neutral and independent selection committee’ to recommend names for the post of Chief Electio…

July 06, 2017 0 1212

Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP)

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What is the issue? The execution of the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) is very significant for Telangana. What is Lift irrigation? When the main source is at the lower level than the …

July 03, 2017 0 2998

Problems in RCEP

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What is the issue? India is losing ground in trade negotiation talks with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. What is the problem? India’s earlier proposed to a three-tier tari…

May 26, 2017 0 661

Rail Development Authority

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Why in news? The decision to set up the Rail Development Authority of India recently is being seen as the most important action taken so far to bring about institutional change for reforms in the big…

May 26, 2017 0 610

National Commission for Minorities

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Why in news? Delhi High Court last week sought the Centre’s response on a plea against government “inaction” on making appointments to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM). …

May 24, 2017 0 1033

Science Governance

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Why in news? SPARK (Sustainable Progress through Application of Research and Knowledge) is a proposed initiative to synergise science activity in India. Science bodies in India: As for overarchi…

May 10, 2017 0 771

Supreme Court order on Lokpal

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Why in news? The Supreme Court recently ordered on the appointment of the Lokpal. What is the order about? Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha is a part of the selection committee of Lokpal. …

April 29, 2017 0 875

National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)

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Click here to read more. Why in news? Lok Sabha passed the 123rd amendment to the Constitution which will, when it becomes law, bring into being a ‘constitutional’ National Commission fo…

April 27, 2017 0 989