Legality of Aadhaar

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Supreme Court in its recent judgement has effectively held that policy goals override rights in the Aadhaar – PAN case. What is the issue? Binoy Viswam v. Union of India case i…

June 20, 2017 0 644

An unpredictable voyage

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Indian Prime Minister will be on the most hazardous journey of his political-diplomatic life towards the end of June for his maiden encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump. How does …

June 20, 2017 0 523

New Dynamics in India-US Relationship

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Indian Prime Minister is about to encounter with President Donald Trump next week in Washington. What are the areas of convergence? It is the prospect of America supporting a larger…

June 20, 2017 0 534

Darjeeling Unrest

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What is the issue? Separate statehood movement of get renewed and intensified in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. What sparked the renewed protest? Gorkha agitation stir renewed after West Ben…

June 19, 2017 0 1006

GST - Gender Insensitive

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Why in news? A 12 per cent tax on sanitary napkins has been imposed under the new GST regime. It is criticised as a tax on periods, rather than pads. What’s the issue? It is estimated t…

June 19, 2017 0 837

Prelim Bits 19-05-2017

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National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India Ministry of Culture & Tourism launched the implementation of the ‘‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ The portal wil…

June 19, 2017 0 917

Aadhaar Must for Bank Accounts

Daily News GS III Prelims and Mains

Why in News The government, through a notification amending a prevention of money laundering law, has made it mandatory to provide Aadhaar to open a bank account and to conduct a transaction of Rs…

June 17, 2017 0 1042

Ratification of Child labour conventions

Daily News GS III Mains

Why in news? India ratified two key global conventions on combating child labour on June 13th. This is a "great step forward" in bringing all the world's children under the ambit of …

June 16, 2017 0 1224

Prelim Bits 16-06-2017

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National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India With a view to converting the vast and widespread cultural canvas of India into an objective cultural map, Ministry of Culture will launch the implementa…

June 16, 2017 0 1337

Status of Agricultural Stubble burning

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Why in news? The burning of crop residues may have declined a bit in Punjab and Haryana, but it now it extends to other states. Economics is still loaded in favour of farmers burning crop residue.…

June 15, 2017 1 1035

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