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The far right’s disruption of globalisation

🕔17:02, 21.Aug 2019

The ‘Protectionist Policy’ of the U.S. Government aimed at stimulating domestic production, reducing the country’s trade deficit and tackling domestic problems like unemployment and raised taxes, has led to globalization’s long-standing discontent. The article elucidates the steps taken by the

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Slowdown in Indian economy

🕔16:56, 21.Aug 2019

In News: On 19 August 2019, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has called a slowdown in the economy “very worrisome”. Rajan was Governor of the Reserve Bank of India from 2013 to 2016. He suggested that there is an urgent

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🕔16:50, 21.Aug 2019

Introduction: The central government is all set to launch the One Nation One Ration Card Scheme in the whole country by 30th June 2020. The scheme will allow access to any Public Distribution System (PDS) shop across the country. After

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Injeti Srinivas Committee on CSR

🕔14:36, 21.Aug 2019

The High-Level Committee on CSR was constituted in 2018 to review the existing CSR framework and make recommendations on strengthening the CSR ecosystem, including monitoring implementation and evaluation of outcomes. The main recommendations include; Making CSR expenditure tax-deductible. Provision for

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Ward And Village Volunteer System

🕔14:31, 21.Aug 2019

The system of appointing grama (village) volunteers to ensure better delivery of various benefits to the public under welfare schemes was launched in Andhra Pradesh. This scheme involves the provision of one volunteer to cover 50 families in each village.

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Legislative Councils

🕔14:29, 21.Aug 2019

The Madhya Pradesh government has recently indicated that it plans to initiate steps towards the creation of a Legislative Council. India has a bicameral system i.e., two Houses of Parliament. At the state level, the equivalent of the Lok Sabha

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The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019

🕔14:26, 21.Aug 2019

The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Parliament on August 2019. It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, as amended by the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act,

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The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019

🕔14:20, 21.Aug 2019

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Parliament on 31st July 2019. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 to provide for road safety. In the last few years, with growing urbanization and rising

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Environmental Clearance In India

🕔17:51, 20.Aug 2019

Environmental Clearance is mainly conducted for the assessment of the impacts of a project on the environment and people and also try to reduce the impact of the project. In India, there are 39 categories for which the environment clearance

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India, Bhutan are ‘natural partners’ (International Relations)

🕔13:44, 20.Aug 2019

On 18 August 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his two-day state visit to Bhutan, during which, he inaugurated the 720-MW Mangdechhu hydropower project. This trip is Modi’s first trip to Bhutan since the China-India military face-off in 2017, triggered

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