Rajya Sabha TV

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV) : Electoral Politics: Need for Reforms
13 January, 2020 | 03:33 PM

Context: India is a vibrant democracy with people electing their representatives at several levels beginning from local bodies and Panchayats to the Parliament. Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu has termed Indian experience with democracy as a remarkable success story. Ho...

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV) : Election Commission: Collegium System & Appointments
04 January, 2020 | 02:00 PM

Context: Recently, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a public interest litigation seeking that the chief election commissioner and election commissioners be appointed by a three-member collegium. The collegium will comprise the Prime Minister, the leader of opposition ...

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV) : Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019
28 December, 2019 | 03:53 PM

Introduction: The Union Cabinet has cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan if they faced religious persecution there. The bill seeks to amend the Citizens...

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV): Pharmaceutical Marketing Malpractices
09 December, 2019 | 10:15 AM

Context: A recent report by a public health group on pharmaceutical marketing practices has revealed widespread use of bribes and inducement by Pharma companies to the doctors in order to increase the sale of their products. For doctors the Medical Council of India has a ...

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV): Drinking Water: Quality & Challenges
02 December, 2019 | 11:15 AM

Introduction: Mumbai residents need not buy reverse osmosis (RO) water purifiers as a study by the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry has found samples of tap water collected from the financial capital compliant with the Indian standards for drinking water. However, other me...

23 November, 2019 | 02:29 PM

Supreme Court has upheld the 2010 Delhi High Court Verdict and ruled that the office of Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the right to information Act. The five judge bench led by Chief Justice of India highlighted the importance of transparency in the judiciary and said right to...

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV): Indo-Pacific Initiative
16 November, 2019 | 06:50 PM

Introduction: The Prime Minister has proposed a new initiative to create a safe and secure maritime domain in the Indo-Pacific, indicating India's readiness to play a bigger role in the region where China has been expanding its military assertiveness. PM Modi floated the ...

GIST OF RAJYA SABHA TV (RSTV): J&K and Ladakh - Road Ahead
09 November, 2019 | 03:51 PM

Context Three months after the bold decision of scrapping Jammu and Kashmir's decades-old special status under Article 370, the strife-torn state ceased to exist on 30th October midnight. India now has two new Union Territories - Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh - while it h...

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