08 Nov, 2019

  • Online political Advertising
  • India justice report 2019
  • RTI and Judiciary
  • Office of profit
  • Natanz and Fordow Iran
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    ONLINE POLITICAL ADVERTISING

    Twitter has recently announced that it will not carry political advertising. Facebook on the other hand has said it will allow political advertising and will not fact check such advertisements as doing so might amount to stifling freedom of speech.

    • How is online political advertising different from other forms of political ads?
    • What needs to be done?

     

    LACK OF TRANSPARENCY IN FUNCTIONING OF JUDICIARY

    This article discusses about lack of transparency in the functioning of Judiciary.

    • Why Judiciary needs to be under RTI?
    • Why Judiciary needs to be out of the purview of RTI?
    • Report published by Vidhi Centre for Legal policy on implementation of RTI in High courts

     

    OFFICE OF PROFIT

    State Assembly of Punjab has passed The Punjab State Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2019 which excluded six ruling Congress MLA appointed as advisers to the Chief Minister from the office of profit category.

    • What constitutes Office of Profit?
    • Constitutional Provisions

     

    INDIA JUSTICE REPORT 2019

    Recently, the India Justice Report 2019 was released by the Tata Trusts in collaboration with Centre for Social Justice, Common Cause and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.

    • About India Justice Report 2019
    • Highlights of the Report

     

    IMPORTANT PLACES IN NEWS

    Iran has resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran in a new departure from its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

    • Iran’s Nuclear Facilities

     

    IMPORTANT PLACES IN NEWS

    Kalapani has become an issue of contention between India and Nepal after the Nepal government raised objections to its inclusion in India's new political map

    • About Kalapani
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