Daily News Prescription | 28 January 2020

Daily News Prescription - 28 January 2020

Updated on 28 January, 2020

Target 2020 Current Affairs

GS2, Governance

Centre, Assam govt. sign accord with Bodo groups to redraw, rename territory (TH) To redraw and rename the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) in Assam,  the Assam government and the Bodo groups on Monday signed.

PM hails the Historic Bodo Accord (PIB) The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi hailed the historic Bodo Accord signed today and said the Accord will lead to transformative results

Govt signs pact to end Bodo standoff (Mint) National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), a banned insurgent group calls truce.

A.P. Assembly adopts resolution to abolish Legislative Council (TH) The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to pave way for abolition of the Legislative Council.

Abolition politics (TH) Without consensus or policy, expediency dictates abolition and revival of Councils

Explained: Why some states have Vidhan Parishads, why Andhra Pradesh doesn’t want one (IE) Why some states have Vidhan Parishads, why Andhra Pradesh doesn​'t want one. 

Crime and politics (TH) Successive judgments to bar criminal candidates from contesting have done little

Speaker seeks to stall EU debate on CAA (TH) Letter to EU Parliament chief says it is ‘inappropriate for one legislature to pass judgment on another’


GS3: Economy

Govt. sweetens Air India offer, puts 100% stake on the table (TH) Reprieve of Rs 40,000 in liabilities to buyer; the May 31, 2018 attempt was a flop

Explained: Air India disinvestment — what govt has on offer (IE) The government will offload 100% of its stake in Air India, compared with 76% put on the block last time.

Air India disinvestment: Will the new terms attract investors? (IE) The government has tweaked the terms of Air India’s sale, and is now putting 100% of its equity in the airline on the block

India-Brazil set target of USD 15 billion trade by 2022 (PIB) India-Brazil set target of USD 15 billion trade by 2022. India-Brazil share close Multi-Faceted Relationshi

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