28 August, 2020

  • States can have sub-groups among SC/STs, says court - (Polity and Governance) (Sub-classification and test of creamy layer in SC/ST reservation )
  • News on GST Compensation - Polity and Governance)
  • an a digital ID aid India primary health ecosystem? - (Polity and Governance) (National Digital Health Mission)
  • 5 members of Great Andaman tribe test positive - (Polity and Governance) (PVTGs)
  • Revision through Mind Maps
  • Prelims revision
  • Question of the day (Polity and Governance)

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    States can have sub-groups among SC/STs, says court

    A five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday held that States can sub-
    classify Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Central List to provide
    preferential treatment to the “weakest of the weak”.

    E.V. Chinnaiah v. State of Andhra Pradesh
    Davinder Singh v. State of Punjab
    Reasons to reconsider the Chinnaiah judgement
    Legal arguments

    Borrow from RBI to bridge GST gap, Centre tells States

    The outbreak of COVID-19 has led to large-scale decline in the GST collection and has
    accordingly led to increase in the GST compensation requirement to the states. Accordingly,
    the Finance Minister has given 2 options to the States to bridge the shortfall in the GST
    Compensation requirement

    Mechanism of GST Compensation
    Delay in payment of Compensation
    Details about GST Council from the Prelims Perspective


    Can a digital ID aid India’s primary health ecosystem?

    Delivering the Independence Day speech from the Red Fort, Prime Minister
    Narendra Modi launched the National Digital Health Mission. The new scheme will
    come under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

    Advantages of Digital Health Card
    Will a digital health ID bring benefit to people?
    A Global Case Study on failure of digital health card in absence of supporting


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