Browse by month: 2018-09

DRIP Project- Explained

2018-09-29

It provides for regular inspection, emergency action plans, adequate funding for repair and maintenance, instrumentation and safety manuals for all dams.

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National Digital Communications Policy, 2018 -Explained

2018-09-29

The government aims to provide universal broadband connectivity at 50 Mbps to every citizen. It has kept a target of providing 1 Gbps connectivity to all Gram Panchayats by 2020 and 10 Gbps by 2022 at present the average broadband speeds in the country are 5-6 Mbps.

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SC Verdict On Adultery Law

2018-09-28

Parliament has failed in its legislative responsibility to address the old age laws and should now act to rid India of various Victorian-era laws that are no longer acceptable.

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SC verdict on the reservation in promotions

2018-09-28

The judgment in Jarnail Singh must be welcomed as paving the way for promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in public employment thereby furthering and deepening the Constitution’s equality.

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SC verdict on decriminalisation of politics

2018-09-27

The subsequent warping of Lohiaite politics, paired with state institutions that lacked the capacity to deliver public goods and services, meant that it was in voters’ interests to vote along caste lines for in-group strongmen who could deliver public goods and services to them—and resources to political parties.

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All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey -Explained

2018-09-27

It also highlights the need to liberalise tenancy laws, so as to enable the recording of leasing for the purposes of inputs, credit, insurance and marketing support.

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Payment and Settlement Systems Act (PSSA), 2007 & PSSA 2018- Explained

2018-09-27

The proposed Bill recognizes RBI’s role in the context of monetary policy in making regulations for existing or new payments systems/enhancements/amendments.

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Gene Editing- What, Why & the Concerns

2018-09-27

The findings could improve IVF treatments and understand some causes of pregnancy failure in the future if key genes responsible for successful development of embryos are identified.

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