03 Oct, 2019

  • Revision of the SC judgement on SC/ST Act (Editorial) - Polity
  • India declared ODF - Social Issues
  • Raining misery (Article) - Environment
  • Miles to go before becoming ODF (Article) - Social Issues
  • India Bangladesh relations ( Article) - I.R
  • Cement firm in Meghalaya to buy plastic to use as fuel - environment
  • Practice Questions

Prelims Quiz

    Solution.

    • Total Marks 0
    • Total Scored 0
    • Total Attempted 0
    • Total Correct 0
    • Total Wrong 0
    • Total Not Attempted 0
    0%
    Description

    Miles to go before becoming open defecation free
    On the sidelines of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, PM Modi declared India open defecation-free.
    • Reliability
    • Modus Operandi


    prime minister Modi declares country open defecation free
    On the sidelines of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, PM Modi declared India open defecation-free.
    • Definition
    • Swatchch Bharat
    • Key Achievements
    • Sustaining ODF




    Furthering this neighborhood friendship
    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is on her first official visit to India from October 3-6, post the December 2018 general elections in Bangladesh.
    • Boundary issue
    • Defence Cooperation
    • Trade Relations
    • Power cooperation
    • Connectivity
    • Tourism
    • Rohingyas







    A sound review
    The Supreme Court recalled its directions in a March 20, 2018 verdict that had effectively diluted provisions of arrest under the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. This was following a plea by the Centre seeking a review of that judgment.
    • Why was SC/ST act enacted
    • What was the Subhash Kashinath Mahajan case about?
    • In what manner had the 2018 judgment diluted provisions for arrest?
    • Were other provisions diluted?
    • How frequently do SCs/STs face atrocities?





    Raining Misery
    Large parts of the capital, Patna, have been paralysed without power and communications.
    The State government is trying to drain its streets of water, and critical rations are being distributed by boat and helicopter. The grim situation of floods highlights a need for overhauling the way in which floods are managed.
    • Key Highlights


    Cement firm to use plastic waste for fuel in Meghalaya
    The Meghalaya government has signed an agreement with a major cement firm for buying plastic waste to be used as fuel instead of coal for producing clinkers.
    • Highlights

    Comments