One Nation One Election

What does “One Nation, One Election” mean? The idea of “One Nation, One Election” means conducting the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies’ elections together, once in five years. This excludes elections to Panchayats and state municipalities as well as by-elections. Currently, elections to the state assemblies and the Lok Sabha are held separately — […]

India pulled out from RCEP- Regional comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Negotiations.

About RCEP. RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) among 16 Nations (Now 15, after the Exit of India). These 16 nations were: Ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Brunei, Cambodia,  Indonesia,  Laos,  Malaysia,  Myanmar, the Philippines,  Singapore,  Thailand,  vietnam. And 6 other countries including: India (has decided not to be a […]

Electoral Bonds

  What is the Electoral Bonds Scheme?   The Finance Bill, 2017 introduced “electoral bonds” — interest-free bearer bonds (like Promissory Notes) that can be purchased from specified branches of the State Bank of India in a designated 10-day window in every quarter of the financial year. The scheme, which was notified on January 2, […]