03 Mar, 2020

  • Problems of Nuclear reactor (Article) - Economy
  • Sanction for prosecution (Article) - Polity
  • State funding of elections - polity
  • Purchasing manager's index and IIP - Economy
  • Pension scheme for traders, shopkeepers and self employed - Economy
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    STATE FUNDING OF ELECTIONS

    This article discusses about the need for the State Funding of Elections in India. The various dimensions covered in the article include:

    • What is State Funding of Elections?
    • Why is it needed?
    • Important recommendations related to State Funding of Elections.

     

    POOR RESPONSE TO THE PENSION SCHEME FOR TRADERS

    This article discusses poor response for the pension scheme which was unveiled by the Government for the benefit of traders.

    • Pension scheme for the Traders.

     

    ISSUES IN SETTING UP OF CIVIL NUCLEAR REACTORS

    In the backdrop of the recent visit of the US President to India, the joint statement highlighted the setting of up of 6 nuclear reactors at Kovvada, AP by Westinghouse. This article flags some of the issues with respect to the deal setting up nuclear reactors.

    • In Brief: India’s Civil Nuclear Cooperation
    • India’s ratification of CSC
    • Problems with the Nuclear deal signed with US

     

    SANCTION FOR PROSECUTION AND SEDITION

    The Delhi Government has approved judicial proceedings against Kanhaiya Kumar (charged under sedition) by applying the principle of non-interference in judicial proceedings. This editorial has criticised this mechanical approval by Delhi Government to prosecute Kanhayia Kumar for sedition as there was no “Application of Mind” by state.  

    • Section 196 of Cr.PC
    • Non-Application of Mind by Delhi Government

    PURCHASING MANAGERS INDEX (PMI)

    This article discusses about PMI and how is it different from Index of Industrial Production (IIP)

    • What is PMI?
    • Difference between PMI and IIP
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