Current Affairs, 17 November 2018

Current Affairs, 17 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Maternity Benefit Act What to study? For Prelims: Maternity Benefit Act- key features. For Mains: Significance of the act and challenges in its implementation, what needs to be done?   Context: In a bid to encourage employers, especially […]

Current Affairs, 15 November 2018

Current Affairs, 15 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark anniversary of Tricolour hoisting by Bose What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features of the […]

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Plea For Disclosure of Income Sources By Candidates For Parliamentary And Assembly Elections: SC A plea has been filed against the Centre and Election Commission for the disclosure of sources of income by candidates for parliamentary and assembly elections. Citing instances of exponential increase in assets held by lawmakers in […]

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USER MANUAL FOR E-FILING PROCEDURE FOR HIGH COURTS, DISTRICT COURTS IN INDIA On November 12, the eCommittee of the Supreme Court of India issued a notice regarding a User Manual for E-Filing Procedure for High Courts and District Courts in India. The Manual, authored by Dr. Karnika Seth, Cyberlaw Expert […]

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Delhi HC seeks Centre’s reply in Plea seeking regulation of content on Netflix, Amazon Prime & Ors The Delhi High Court has today sought Central Government’s reply in a petition seeking formulation of guidelines for regulation of content on online streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime etc. A two-Judge Bench of the High Court […]

Current Affairs, 14 November 2018

Current Affairs, 14 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the program. Context: The government has launched Leadership […]

Current Affairs, 31 October 2018

Current Affairs, 31 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Sardar Patel Statue of Unity   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Significance of the statue of unity and role and […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]