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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 …

April 27, 2017 0 18

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…

April 27, 2017 0 22

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…

April 27, 2017 0 15

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…

April 27, 2017 0 19

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…

April 27, 2017 0 16

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 …

April 26, 2017 0 239

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…

April 26, 2017 0 185

Issue of Data Exclusivity

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Why in news? April 26 is World Intellectual Property (IP) day. The recent debate whether India would offer data exclusivity - one of the key issues discussed in the RCEP. What is the issue? …

April 26, 2017 0 105

IMF Reforms

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Why in news? Indian Finance Minister called for reforms in IMF quota system. Why quotas are important? Quotas determine the size of contingency funds at the disposal of the IMF to lend to countri…

April 26, 2017 0 197

North Korean Crisis

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What is the issue? Since its current leader, Kim Jong-Un, took power in 2011, North Korea has ramped up its efforts to build a long-range nuclear missile capable of hitting targets around the globe…

April 26, 2017 0 139

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