14 Mar, 2020

  • Essential Commodities Act 1955 - polity
  • Floor test and no confidence motion -Polity
  • Temples of Critical thinking (Article) - Social Issues
  • Puducherry LG - Govt Tussle - Reference - Eco
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    HOLD FLOOR TEST, NATH TELLS GOVERNOR

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has requested Governor Lalji Tandon to hold a floor test in the Assembly session starting from March 16, on a date fixed by the Speaker of Legislative Assembly.

    • No-Confidence Motion
    • Article 75(3)
    • Article 164 (2)
    • Council of Minister
    • Rajya Sabha not empowered to entertain No-Confidence Motion

     

    MASKS, SANITISERS NOW ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES

    Masks and hand sanitisers have been declared as essential commodities due to shortage in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to outbreak of COVID-19, various products like masks and hand sanitizers are either not available with most of the vendors in the market or are available with great difficulty at exorbitant prices.

    • Masks as Essential Commodity
    • Essential Commodity Act, 1955
    • Objective behind the Act
    • Prevention of Stock pilling
    • Criticism of Essential Commodity Act, 1955
    • Legal Metrology Act

     

    TEMPLE OF CRITICAL THINKING AND DEBATE – ARTICLE  

    For Indian Universities to be among the best in the world, they must be freed from excessive interference including political interference. The news highlights that not even a single Indian university features in the QS ranking of the world’s top 150 in overall parameters.

    • Steps required to improve global rankings of Indian Universities
    • Freedom of Universities from bureaucratic structure
    • selective hiring and admission process
    • Institutes of Eminence - IoE
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