Current Affairs, 30 October 2018

Current Affairs, 30 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)   What to study? For Prelims: About CARA and Missionaries of Charity. For Mains: Significance and role of CARA in monitoring adoptions in the country, a brief overview of Hague Convention.   Context: Three years…

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Statue of Unity also a tribute to Indian engineering skills, says L&T The giant statue is set for inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31. The Statue of Unity, built as a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, known as Iron Man of India, would be the tallest in the world and the quickest…

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CJI Led Bench To Consider Ayodhya-Babri Masjid Land Dispute On Monday The Supreme Court will consider the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land dispute on October 29, Monday. The appeals arising from the 2010 judgment of Allahabad High Court pertaining to division of Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land is listed before the bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice S K…

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Cancellation of conditional Gift Deed is valid: Supreme Court held   A deed executed as gift deed but subject to conditions is incomplete and can be cancelled before the conditions are fulfilled, the Supreme Court has clarified in S. Sarojini Amma vs. Vellayudhan Pillai Sreekumar The decision was rendered by a Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Indira Banerjee in an…

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Centre Asks Internet Providers to Block 827 Porn Websites The Central government has directed Internet Service Providers to block 827 websites that host pornographic content. This follows an order of Uttarakhand High Court, official sources said. While the Uttarakhand High Court has asked to block 857 websites, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (Meity) found…

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SC To Launch “Swachh Nyayalaya” Project On Law Day (Nov 26) Clean Courts With New Washrooms & Weeding Out Of Old Files On The Cards With a view to extend the Centre’s flagship Swachh Bharat campaign to courts, the Supreme Court of India is set to launch the “Swachh Nyayalaya” project. Chief Justice of India…

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A relevant question to be asked is why RIL filed the suit in Ahmedabad, when it could be argued that the cause of action arose in NDTV’s New Delhi studio, where the programme was recorded? According to the suit, the programme, which was also broadcast on the internet, was available for access in Ahmedabad. It…

Current Affairs, 27 October 2018

Current Affairs, 27 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Experiencing North East festival   What to study? For Prelims: NEC, its functions and composition, about Experiencing North East festival. For Mains: Significance of North Eastern region of the country and efforts by government for the development of the…

Current Affairs, 26 October 2018

Current Affairs, 26 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Office of Profit What to study? For Prelims: Meaning of Office of Profit, exemptions and related key facts. For Mains: Issues associated and recent cases.   Context: President R N Kovind has dismissed a petition…