Daily News Prescription – 3rd Oct., 2019

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The Mahatma’s home in Kolkata open to public: the Government converts a house into the Gandhi Bhawan Museum.


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Governance

In pursuit of an ideal criminal process: It is time to rethink the power of arrest and the concept of cognizable offenses.

Social Issues

Prime Minister Modi declares country open defecation-free: On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the country open defecation-free, claiming success for the government’s initiative under which every household now apparently has access to a toilet. 

Miles to go before becoming open defecation-free: India needs to have a non-coercive sanitation policy for those who continue to use the outdoors.

No child kept or taken into illegal detention in Kashmir, panel tells SC: 144 juveniles detained in Jammu & Kashmir post scrapping of Article 370, panel tells SC.

Social Justice

A sound review: On SC judgment against atrocities on SCs/STs

International Relations 

U.S. warns allies of sanctions risk: India agreed to purchase the surface-to-air missile system from Russia in 2018 for about $5.2 billion. U.S. officials warned that any such purchases may risk sanctions.

Furthering this neighborhood friendship: There is scope for India-Bangladesh ties to move to the next level, based on cooperation, coordination and consolidation.

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Agriculture

Inter-State portability for ration cards launched: An inter-State portability for ration cards has been launched for Rajasthan and Haryana 

Disaster management 

Raining misery: On ongoing monsoon fury: Better infrastructure for water management to break the droughts, floods cycle is needed.

Security and related issues

Opaque censorship leaves Twitter users chafing: Indian legal demands for content removal are the fourth highest in the world

Science and Tech

Excess rain washes out IMD’s methods: New dynamical model failed to forecast August-September deluge.

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By target2020 October 3, 2019 09:20