Governance

Internet shutdowns

Daily News GS II Governance

Why in news? A recent report shows that in India about 55 Internet shutdowns were triggered by government till October 2017. What is government triggered internet shutdown? During an aggressive p…

October 19, 2017 0 264

Aarushi Case - The Systemic Lapses

Daily News GS II Governance

Why in news? Allahabad High Court recently acquitted the Talwar couple in the murder of their daughter Aarushi. The case has highlighted the need for a sober analysis of our investigative set-up …

October 17, 2017 1 531

Norms on appointing Independent directors

Daily News GS II Governance

Why in news? Kotak Committee on corporate governance constituted by the SEBI, has recently proposed a fresh set of norms for appointing directors. What is the trend in appointing chiefs of a company…

October 17, 2017 0 408

Lateral entry - Not The Right Option

Daily News GS II Governance

What is the issue? The NITI Aayog has recently recommended that “lateral entry” from the private sector should be introduced in the civil services. The PMO is reportedly considering th…

October 15, 2017 0 523

India and governance Indicators

Daily News GS II Governance

What is the issue? Worldwide Governance Indicators might be useful to measure the performance of Union governance. What are these indicators about? Worldwide Governance Indicators, which is avail…

October 14, 2017 0 655

Kotak Panel - Recommendations

Daily News GS II Bodies - Constitutional, Statutory & Regulatory Governance

Why in news? Uday Kotak committee established by SEBI has recently released its recommendations addressing rising concerns in corporate governance. What are the highlights? Board - It recommended…

October 10, 2017 0 972

Mumbai Stampede - Multiplicity of Agencies and Accountability

Daily News GS II GS III Infrastructure

What is the issue? Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road railway bridge recently witnessed a horrific stampede killing and injuring many. Notably, the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Mumbai city…

October 03, 2017 0 668

Role of CAG

Daily News GS II Governance

What is the issue? The Corruption Perception Index released by Transparency International ranks India at a lowly 79 out of 176 countries. As much of this corruption is linked to public funds, it c…

September 26, 2017 0 820

Generalist vs specialist

Daily News GS II Governance

What is the issue? The debate on generalists and specialists is kick-started with rising demands for lateral entry into civil services. Also, the changing nature of government creates the need for…

September 25, 2017 0 983

Panchayat staffing rules

Daily News GS II Governance

Why in news? The Centre is expected to release a report, specifying the rules for recruitment of non-elected panchayat staff. What are the issues in this regard? Recruitment - The Rajasthan gover…

September 24, 2017 0 1099

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