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Supreme Court Decision on SC ST Reservation

Two significant rulings have come from the Supreme Court 1. Supreme Court ruled that the state governments are not bound to fill vacancies in accordance with the rules of reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). 2. Supreme Court has upheld an amendment that the Narendra Modi government had […]

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Cooperative Banks Now Under RBI’s Watch

Cooperative bank is governed by both banking and cooperative legislation, as they are registered under the Cooperative Society Act, 1965 And regulated by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) & Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Banking laws were made applicable to cooperative societies in 1966 through an amendment to the Banking Regulation Act, […]

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Unparliamentary Language

PM Modi – ‘’I heard a Congress leader say yesterday that youth will hit Modi with sticks in 6 months. I have decided that I will increase my frequency of ‘Surya Namaskar’ so that my back becomes so strong that it can bear the hit of so many sticks.’’ As Rahul Gandhi appeared to be […]

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India’s Raising Defence Pension Bill

Defence Budget in 2020-21 = Rs 3.375 lakh crore (a marginal rise) Pension 2019 Budget = Rs 1.12 lakh crore Pension 2020 Budget = Rs 1.33 lakh crore (19% increase) Both together – Defence Budget = Rs 4.71 lakh crore. The Statistics for Defence pensions Budget for 2020-21 has allocated Rs 1,33,825 crore to defence […]

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Vivad Se Vishwas scheme

WHAT IS THIS BILL ALL ABOUT? The Bill is aimed at resolving direct tax related disputes in a speedy manner. It includes dispute pending in all appellate forums such as- Supreme Court, the High Courts, the Income Tax Appellate Tribunals, etc. AMOUNT PAYABLE FOR RESOLUTION DISPUTES NOT COVERED (i) Where prosecution has been initiated. (ii) […]

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India and 50 African Countries Sign Lucknow Declaration

NUMBER OF COUNTRIES IN AFRICA? 54 fully recognised states are all members of the United Nations and the African Union. LUCKNOW DECLARATION The ‘Lucknow Declaration’ was adopted in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his counterparts from 12 African nations and heads of delegations from 38 other African countries. Overall, 50 African […]

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Bhutan ends Free Travel for Indian Passport Holder

BHUTAN Kingdom of Bhutan Landlocked country in South Asia. Official languages – Dzongkha Currency – Ngultrum INDIAN TOURISTS IN BHUTAN In 2018, of the 2,74,000 tourists visiting Bhutan, the council estimated that about 2,00,000 were from the S.A, of which about 1,80,000 were from India. (65% of total tourists in Bhutan are from India) Bhutan […]

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India’s Defence Expo 2020

THEME The main theme of the DefExpo India- 2020 is ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and the focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’ BARAK 8 An Indo-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM) Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), India’s Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) THE PURPOSE? India’s biennial military […]

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Pakistan to Import Malaysian Palm Oil

INDIA MALAYSIA PALM OIL BUSINESS India has been Malaysia’s top import market since 2014. Last year, India bought 4.4 million tonnes of palm oil from Malaysia, accounting for 24% of all Malaysian palm oil exports. The second biggest buyer of Malaysian palm oil, China, bought just 2.4 million tonnes last year, while the third largest […]

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Ujh Multi-Purpose Project of Jammu and Kashmir

MEGA PROJECTS LINED UP IN J&K Shahpurkandi dam project Although, the Dam will be built in Punjab it will benefit J and K in a massive way The Shahpurkandi Dam project is located on the Ravi River in Pathankot district, Punjab, India. MEGA PROJECTS LINED UP IN J&K Jammu–Baramulla line The Jammu–Baramulla line is a […]