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The term ‘Under-trial’ denotes an unconvicted prisoner i.e. one who has been detained in prison during the period of investigation.
In 2013, China and Pakistan announced plans to construct an economic corridor to connect Uygur Autonomous Region with the southwestern Pakistani port of Gwadar.
Drug abuse is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others.
India has had centuries-old connections with Africa with brisk travel and trade across the Indian Ocean, colonial linkages and ties forged in the post-colonial days of South-South cooperation and Third World solidarity.
Recently Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has cleared the final raising of Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) in Gujarat.
In recent state elections in UP winning political party had made a promise to waive farm loan. This has raised farmers expectation in other states as well, especially poll bounded .
The practice of manual cleaning of sewers without safety equipments is not only violation of the laws of the land but reflects the inhuman attitude towards certain sections of society.
Yammuna Action Plan
River Yamuna is one of the major rivers in India and also a major tributary to India’s largest river - river Ganges.
The doctrine of rule of law has its origin in England and it is one of the fundamental characteristics of the British constitutional system.
Panchayats have been the backbone of grassroot democracy in the Indian villages since its beginning. Gandhi had aptly favoured the panchayati raj and his dream got translated.
Ministry of Skill Development has constituted Sharada Prasad Committee to Review the Functioning of Sector Skill Councils.
In order to ensure convergen
UBI is based on the idea that everybody should be given a basic minimum income as an entitlement and not as compensation for work, which shall be directly cash transferred to the eligible beneficiarie
• The issue of farmers suicides is a burning one- one that has forced the central and state governments to offer relief packages for the affected. The Radhakrishna Committee was consti
On June 06, 2017 the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) completed 20 years of its establishment. Comprising of Bangladesh, India, Mya
Overview of NIRF
• MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) has released Ranking System Framework for Higher Educational Institutions of India. This is the first time that a reliable, transpar
Meaning of desertification
What is it not? Desertification is not the natural expansion of existing deserts.
What is it not? Instead it is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid, and dry
The Forest Advisory Committee of the environment ministry has formally approved the inter-linking of the Betwa River (in Uttar Pradesh) with the Ken River (in Madhya Pradesh).
What is the s
National Commission for Women (NCW) held consultations on the “Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)” to be adopted while dealing with cases related to NRI Matrimonial Disputes.
Meaning of NRI mar
The Union Home Ministry has listed National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) under The Intelligence Organizations (Restriction of Rights) Act, 1985.
About Intelligence Organizations (R
Context: The Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship constituted a Review Committee for Rationalization and Optimization of the Functioning of the Sector Skill Councils
The Reserve Bank of India made a strong case for setting up a public credit registry in India to address the twin balance sheet problem of the banking sector and the corporate sector.
The Goods and Service Tax Network (or GSTN) is a non-profit, non-government organization. It will manage the entire IT system of the GST portal,
The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) was founded on September 8, 1993 in Fez, Morocco.
The information and communication technologies (ICT) networks, devices and services are increasingly critical for day-to-day life.
The Hamburg Action Plan sets out the G20’s strategy for achieving strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.
The Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) is a committee of central bankers and experts working towards making the forex market more robust and transparent.
Indian Railway has started a strategic IT initiative, christened IR-OneICT, for enterprise wide digital single platform with an aim to improve customer satisfaction,
Water sharing disputes across the country (and even beyond) are only going to escalate with increasing demands, and also with increasing pollution & losses reducing the available water.
India and EU has announced the establishment of an Investment Facilitation Mechanism (IFM) to promote investments from European Union.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi sent notice of a private members' Bill to combat incidents of mob lynchings.
Overseas Indian workers duped by unscrupulous intermediaries in the host countries, runaway house maids, those who become victim of accidents,
Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana has been renamed as Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana.