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Committed Judiciary: Meaning and Issues

Committed Judiciary refers to the judiciary which is committed to uphold the policies of the government in power by interpreting the laws and the Constitution in a way palatable to the Government in power. Why it is in news now? The Judgment of the Meghalaya High Court by Justice SR Sen has triggered the controversy of committed judiciary. The ..

Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu emerged as top performing states in NITI Aayog’s SDG India index 2018

The NITI Aayog has recently released the report titled “SDG India Index: Baseline Report 2018”, which evaluates progress in social, economic and environmental terms. In it, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have emerged as top performing states. While, Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are the worst performing states in the government think tank’s first ..

Ten central agencies authorized by Government of India to monitor any computer

Ten central agencies have been authorized by the Government of India (GoI) to intercept information from any computer. This notification was issued by the ‘Cyber and Information Security’ division of the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) under the authority of Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba. The 10 agencies notified under the new order are the Intelligence Bureau ..

Union Government launches iGOT programme for Training program for Govt. employees

On 20th December, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh launched the iGOT (Integrated Government Online Training Programme) for government employees. The iGOT will augment the existing training mechanism with online module-based training coupled with certification. The programme, developed by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Ministry of Personnel, will make training inputs available to a ..

Ten monuments adopted under ‘Adopt A Heritage’ scheme

Ten monuments have been adopted under the ‘Adopt A Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ scheme, which is a collaborative effort by Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and State/UTs Governments . The project primarily focuses on providing basic amenities that include cleanliness, public conveniences, safe drinking water, ease of ..

The recently releases ‘Strategy for New India @ 75? document by NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog has released its comprehensive national ‘Strategy for New India @ 75? document with an aim to accelerate growth to 9-10% and make the country a $4-trillion economy by 2022-23. It is a detailed exposition across 41 crucial areas, that recognizes the progress already made, identifies binding constraints, and suggests the way forward for ..

NITI Aayog releases SDG India Index – Baseline Report 2018

The SDG India Index: Baseline Report 2018 has been released by the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and UN Resident Coordinator Mr. Yuri Afanasiev at NITI Aayog in New Delhi on December 21. The Index is intended to provide a holistic view on the social, economic and environmental status of the ..

Manmohan Singh authors book “Changing India”

The book titled “Changing India” has been author by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh & is recently released at an event in New Delhi. In the book, the Congress leader narrated his journey from an economist to a politician and shared anecdotes from his life.