India Likely to Get a Waiver From Sanctions Under CAATSA

Caatsa Waiver

India is likely to receive the delivery of the S-400 defence system in November. As a result, several lawmakers in the United States have asked for exemptions for India from sanctions being imposed under CAATSA Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. It is a US federal law which imposed sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North … Read more

SC Asked Committee to Fix Water limit at Mullaperiyar Dam

India Mullaperiyar Dam

While hearing upon a contentious issue, the Supreme Court on the 25th of October directed the Supervisory Committee to take a firm and immediate decision on the maximum water level which can be maintained at Mullaperiyar Dam. This issue has come up before the court when the State of Kerala is suffering from torrential rain … Read more

New NPR Format, the Controversy Returns

India New Npr Format

Recently, a document which was compiled by a committee under the Registrar- General of India, shared with the District Census Officers. Soon it was realised that this included the latest form of the National Population Register (NPR). Under the new format, several questions have been retained, such as ” place of birth of father and … Read more

Zero Budget Natural Farming

Zero Budget Natural Farming

As the name suggests, it is a method of farming in which the net cost of growing and harvesting plants is zero. It means that farmers need not purchase fertilizers and pesticides to ensure the healthy growth of crops. It is, basically, a natural farming technique where biological pesticides are used instead of conventional chemical-based … 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

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

BSF’s Jurisdiction Adjusted

Bsf Jurisdiction Adjustment

Recently the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) revised the jurisdiction of one of its Central Armed Police Force, Border Security Forces (BSF), in states where it operates. The new notification has extended the jurisdiction in three states, particularly Assam, Punjab and West Bengal. It has reduced the jurisdiction in Gujarat through a gazette notification, all … Read more

SC Asks Government if Outgoing CBI Director Can Continue

Cbi Director

Recently the Supreme Court asked the Union Government about the feasibility of the continuation of the term for the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A Bench led by Justice L. Nageswara Rao asked the Government, which was represented by Attorney–General K. K. Venugopal, whether, under exceptional circumstances, can the Government continue with the … Read more

Incidents of Stubble Burning reduced

Stubble Burning Reduced

According to the latest report by Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM), there has been a significant reduction up to 70% in the number of instances reported for stubble burning in the state of Punjab, while there is an 18% reduction in the number of such cases in the adjoining state of Haryana. In Punjab, … Read more

India’s GM Rice behind the recall of Wrigley products?

Gm Rice Wrigley Recall

In a statement on August 4, Europe’s candy giant Mars Wrigley carried out a mass recall of several batches of its Crispy M&Ms across the entire continent, and it garnered a lot of limelight. Now there has been a new development in that matter. As per the notifications of the European Commission’s rapid alert system, … Read more