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…

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Economically Responsible Justice

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Why in news? The Supreme Court collegium has recently cleared a record 51 names for high court judge posts. Not much information is available in the public domain about the expertise of the selected …

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Politics and Police

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Click here to read about Police Reform Why in news? SC in its recent judgement reinstated T.P. Senkumar, who was replaced as head of the Kerala police soon after the Left Democratic Front assumed of…

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Arbitrary action against PFHI

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What is the issue? Recently, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs invoked the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) to bar the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) from receiving foreign funds…

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Indo-Iranian Relationship

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What is the issue? Trump administration is very hostile towards Iran which could dismantle the most successful agreement (Iran and P5+1 nuclear deal) causing another regional tension in West Asia. W…

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Changing Ideologies

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Why in news? At the meeting of the global leaders, the IMF and World Bank dropped two important aspects from its closing statement - trade protectionism and climate change. What is the changed scena…

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Prelims Bits 26-04-2017

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Neutral Machine Translation Technology Google Translate will use a new ‘neural machine translation technology’ to translate between English and nine widely-used Indian languages, includin…

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Cyprus Question

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Why in news? In his meetings with Indian President and Prime Minister tomorrow (27th April 2017), President of Cyprus could seek India’s help on the ‘Cyprus question’. What is the …

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NTCA Order

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What is the issue? The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) recently ordered that there would be no tribal rights under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition…

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Price Control of Medical Devices

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What is the issue? It is alarming and worrying when a couple of top stent makers decide to withdraw some products from the country — a move, they say, is in response to the Government’s p…

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