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Context: The Supreme Court held that the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) cannot permit withdrawals or modifications of a successful resolution plan, once it has been submitted to it after due compliance with the procedural requirements and timelines, solely at the behest of the resolution applicant. The Supreme Court also held that judicia... .Read more
Context: The Agriculture Ministry signed agreements with Reliance's Jio Platforms, ITC, Cisco, NCDEX e-Markets and Ninjacart to develop agritech solutions using its National Farmers Database, which includes information of 5.5 crore farmers. Background The pilot projects including one to monitor soil conditions and another to help on post harvest... .Read more
Updated on 15 September, 2021 Economy
Context: The upcoming 45th GST Council meeting might consider taxing petrol, diesel and other petroleum products under the single national GST regime, a move that may require huge compromises by both Central and State governments on the revenues they collect by taxing these products. Background When a national GST subsumed Central taxes such as exci... .Read more
Context: The U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate recently stated that the world is watching commitments on climate change made by all the “big emitters”. Background India has not made any commitment to raise ambition ahead of the COP26 conference in Glasgow. The US was pushing India to announce a pledge to reduce emissions to &... .Read more
Context: The Women and Child Development Ministry will bridge the legislative gap between the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act (HAMA) and the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 that has forced adoptive parents under HAMA to move court to take their child abroad. Background The National Commission for Protection of Child ... .Read more
Context: India saw more instances of Internet shutdown than the year preceding it. India’s Internet restrictions also accounted for more than 70% of the total loss to the global economy in 2020, and India remains infamous as the Internet shutdown capital of the world. The Government of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has restri... .Read more