GS2: Governance SC refuses to stay citizenship law without hearing the govt. (TH) CJI says it is “uppermost in everybody's minds”, indicates referring CAA challenge to Constitution Bench. Centre seeks guidelines on the execution of convicts (TH) Ministry of Home Affairs moves court appealing for a deadline of seven days. Ending inaction (TH) The Supreme Court ends Speakers’ freedom to do nothing in disqualification cases GS2: ... .
Updated on 23 January, 2020
GS2: Governance Return of bonds (TH) The Supreme Court must give an expeditious decision on the validity of electoral bonds GS2: International Relations India, Brazil to sign Strategic Action Plan (TH) India and Brazil will upgrade their strategic partnership with an “action plan” and sign a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT India, Brazil to sign Strategic Action Plan (TH) According to officials involved in the planning of the visit,... .
Updated on 22 January, 2020
GS2: Governance Explained: Why India is a laggard in social mobility (IE) According to the report, the Nordic economies such as Denmark and Finland top the social mobility rankings while countries like India GS2: International Relations Deciphering the moves on Russia’s power chessboard (TH) Just as the countdown to the end of Russia's Vladimir Putin's presidential term draws close, he has announced major changes Stay put (TH) Putin i... .
Updated on 21 January, 2020
GS2: Governance Centre for tougher law against sexual harassment at work (TH) Group of Ministers finalizes recommendations, which will be put up for public comments. A net verdict that falls short of expectations (TH) If one were to merely consider its proclamation of the law, it is difficult to quibble with the ruling of the Supreme Court of India delivered recently. INDIAN CONSTITUTION, IN NUMBERS (Mint) Nearly 70 years after it first came into ... .
Updated on 20 January, 2020
GS1: Geographical phenomenon Explained: What new monsoon dates mean (IE) Over the past many years, however, significant changes have been seen in precipitation patterns Can't prevent earthquakes, but can minimize Damage: Earth Sciences ministry (DTE) Can't prevent earthquakes, but can minimize Damage: Earth Sciences ministry. Vulnerable areas include all north-eastern states GS2: Governance Nirbhaya killers to hang on February 1 (TH) Co... .
Updated on 18 January, 2020
GS2: Governance Explained: What is National Investigation Act, why is Chhattisgarh challenging it? (IE) What is the NIA Act, and why is Chhattisgarh challenging it? GS2: Social Issues No improvement in state of mental health patients, despite legislation (Mint) 4935 people who were cured are still lodged in mental hospitals as they could not be rehabilitated GS2: International relations 1ST Session of India-Norway Dialogue on Trade... .
Updated on 17 January, 2020