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Judicial Review of Parliamentary Privileges

Parliamentary privileges are the special right, advantage or benefit conferred on a particular person. It is a peculiar advantage or favour

Issues related to OROP

OROP stands for One Rank One Pension which means same pension for same rank for same length

Technology Adaption in Health Care

The Directive Principles of State Policy in the Constitution of India mandate ‘improvement of public health’ as one of the primary duties of the State.

‘4 s’ for success of Smart Cities

Minister of Urban development stated that smart cities is all about 4 s and 4p and the resource challenge

Mothers’ Absolute Affection Scheme

Malnutrition kills one out of three infants in India. 66% of these deaths occur during the first year of life and is often caused by inappropriate feeding practices. According to WHO,

Bill on Child Abduction

Child abduction is the situation arises, when any foreign nationals living in India are going back or Indian live abroad are moving back to India.

DBT in kerosene

After the success of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)/cooking gas

Role of judiciary in strengthening PIL

In India, the Supreme Court took the lead by allowing volunteer social activists- to request the interests of the poor in judicial proceedings

Youth Empowerment in India

The Youth represent the most dynamic and vibrant segment of the population. India is one of the youngest nations in the World,

Human Trafficking

As per the definition given by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)-‘Trafficking in Persons as the recruitment, transportation, transfer,
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Comparison of RCEP and TPP

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), originally conceived by 10-nation Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN),

Heart of Asia Conference

The Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HOA) is an international governmental organization that was founded on November 2nd, 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Permanent Court of Arbitration

PCA is an intergovernmental organization established by treaty at the First Hague Peace Conference,

Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian Arab Republic is a country situated in Western Asia. Syrian territory borders Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea

Relevance of Non-Alignment Movement (NAM)

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc.

Importance of Diaspora to India

The Indian Diaspora is a generic term to describe the people who migrated from territories that are currently

Indus Water Treaty

The River Indus rises in Tibet, near Lake Mansarowar. Flowing west, it enters India in the Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir. Several tributaries,

South Sudan Crisis

With a population of less than 30 million, representing the largest language cohorts of mostly Arabic


It is a short form for Britain exiting the European Union (EU) i.e. Britain + Exit= Brexit.

Unification of the Maoist Faction in Nepal and its implications for India?

Recently Ten Maoist parties and factions in Nepal have united under the banner of the biggest party
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Types of ATM fraud

In the recent past there has been a rise in the number of banking frauds related to ATM card transactions and fraudsters are using new techniques to rob customers of their savings.

RED STAG- Critically Endangered

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (UCN) is going to declare the Kashmiri Red Stag

TRIPS agreement to protect the plant varieties

India has ratified the TRIPS agreement and to give effect to this agreement

Clean Ganga Mission

Ganga has been a cradle of human civilization since time immemorial. Millions depend on this great river

Fly Ash and its environmental impact

Fly Ash is one of the coal combustion products, composed of the fine particles that are driven out of the boiler with the flue gases

Reusable Launch Vehicle

A reusable launch system (or reusable launch vehicle, RLV) is a launch system which is capable of launching a launch vehicle into space more than once

Science and technology in disaster management

A disaster is an event or series of events that leads to sudden disruption of normal life, causing severe damage to life and property to an extent,

Pollution Due to Idol Immersion

Idols are constructed by plaster of paris, clay, cloths, small iron rods, bamboo and decorated with different paints such as varnish,

Space Race: India vs. China

Outer space refers to the emptiness that exists between objects in space including Earth. Most of outer space is made of plasma.

Draft National Wildlife Action Plan

India ranks sixth among the 12-mega biodiversity countries of the world. Conservation of biodiversity is directly linked
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Role of diaspora in Economic development

Diaspora means “to scatter” in Greek, but today we use the term to describe a community of people who live outside their shared country

Socio-Economic benefits of Ports

A port is a location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land.

Regional Connectivity Scheme

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), has released the National Civil Aviation Policy

Zero Defect, Zero Effect Scheme

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as a highly vibrant and dynamic sector of the Indian economy

Concept of Terminal market

Agricultural marketing is the critical link between agricultural production and farm sector revenue percolating to the farmers.

Issue of Balance Sheet Syndrome

Balance sheet syndrome is a depiction or expression of unhealthy balance sheet which is due to either by cooked figures

Parallel Economy

The Indian economy has continuously recorded high growth rates and has become an attractive destination for investments;

Merger of Railway Budget to General Budget

A committee headed by NITI Aayog member BibekDebroy, in a report titled "Dispensing with the Railway Budget",

Concept of willful defaulter

RBI has defined the 'willful default' to occur if the 'unit' has, inter-alia, defaulted in meeting its payment

Unified Payment Interface

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is a system that powers multiple bank accounts into a single mobile application
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