01 Dec, 2019

  • Governors Discretion in appointing CM - Polity & Governance
  • Citizenship amendment Bill 2019 - Polity & Governance
  • Amazon Forest fire - Environment
  • PSLV Gearing up for its 50th flight - Science & Technology
  • Transgender Bill 2019 - Polity & Reference
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    OFFICE OF GOVERNOR

    This article discusses as to what should be the role of Governor if there is a hung Assembly in a state.

    • What should the Governor do if there is a hung Assembly?
    • Sarkaria Commission Recommendation
    • How does the Governor ascertain majority?
    • What are the principles evolved by the Supreme Court?

     

    ABOUT CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL

    The Union Home Minister has assured that tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura, and States protected by the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system — Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland — would be shielded from the impact of the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2019.

    • About Inner Line Permit (ILP)
    • About Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019

     

    ABOUT THE AMAZON FIRES

    Amazon’s rain forest (known as the planet’s lungs) saw manifold increase in forest fires during dry seasons (July to September) this year. 

    • Amazon forest fire as a source of global concern
    • Mitigation steps needed for meeting the menace

     

    About PSLV

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is preparing for the 50th flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

    • About PSLV
    • Polar Orbit
    • Sun-synchronous orbit
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