Rebranding: Facebook Rebranded as Meta

Facebook Metaverse

A few hours ago, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook announced at the annual Connect conference that the company along with all of its technology and applications will now come under a single name: Meta. This process of rebranding is a part of his ambition and goal to promote the metaverse, a virtual reality environment … Read more

Dravidian Architecture: A Medieval Art of India

Dravidian Architecture

Several schools of Art and Architecture flourished in India at different times. While few art forms are native and indigenous, like Chola art or Pandya Art, other art forms derive their qualities from western art schools, such as Persian Architecture and Victorian Architecture. Mughal art school and Rajputana art are examples of fusion art. They … Read more

Privatisation of Public Sector Banks

Privatisation Of Banks

During Union Budget 2020-21, the government announced a new policy for strategic disinvestment of public sector undertakings. This policy provides an explicit schedule for disinvestment in all non-strategic and strategic sectors. The Banking sector falls under the strategic industry. The government aims to keep a low presence in the strategic sector. After a massive consolidation … Read more

Ministry Recommends Use of National Fund for De-Addiction

Fund For De-Addiction

Recently, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has recommended the use of National Fund for Control of Drug Abuse in carrying out de-addiction programme as well. Under the present regime, this National fund is being used by the ministry in carrying out policing activities. This recommendation has come up in such a time, where … Read more

India’s Blue Revolution: The Nili Kranti Mission

India'S Blue Revolution

“We heard of White & Green Revolution but now we need a Blue Revolution & harness the potential in fisheries sector.” – Narendra Modi Introduction to Blue Revolution Fish occupy a vital role in our daily lives by giving food, enjoyment, nourishment, occupation, business, and more. It comes mainly from two methods of production structures: … Read more

Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Cinematograph Bill

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting recently released the draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The bill proposes to amend the Cinematograph Act of 1952 with some provisions and bring back its “revisionary powers” over the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Cinematograph Act of 1952 The Cinematograph Act of 1952 is an act made for … Read more

Anti-Defection Act

Anti-Defection Act

Recently on October 7, Calcutta High Court gave directions to West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Chatterjee. He was given an order to pass an order in the defection case against the member of the Legislative Assembly. A few months back, we heard about similar proceedings going on in Rajasthan and Jharkhand. Why is defection too … Read more

Pakistan Retains in the FATF’s Grey List

Pakistan Fatf Grey List

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has made some changes to its list. Every year the FATF revises its existing lists. Let us learn about the recent changes authority has made. And the reason why is Pakistan retained in the grey list of FATF? What is the FATF? The FATF stands for  Financial Action Task … Read more

Indian Telegraph Right of Way (Amendment) Rules, 2021

Indian Telegraph Right Of Way

The Central Government has informed the Indian Telegraph Right of Way (Amendment) Rules, 2021, on 21 October 2021. The Amendment aims to incorporate the provisions related to nominal one-time compensation and uniform procedure for establishing Overground Telegraph Line in the Indian Telegraph Right of Way Rules, 2016. Indian Telegraph Right of Way Rules, 2016 The … Read more

National Film Awards

Indian National Film Awards

On the 25th of October, the Vigyan Bhawan at New Delhi was elated to witness and host the 67th edition of the National Film Awards. The 67th National Film Awards was delayed several times due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was presented to honour the best Indian films, which were certified in India during … Read more