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 — […]
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 […]
In News In July 2019 15 Rebel MLAs belonging to the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government of Karnataka, Resigned from the membership of the Congress- Janata Dal (secular). The Series of Events led to the fall of the Government eventually. The BJP with 2nd highest number of legislators eventually formed the Government in Karnataka. In […]
THEORY It is an economic situation where a country raises barriers against the imported products coming from a specific country or countries.
OTHER, UNCATEGORIZED Purpose: It seeks to confiscate properties of economic offenders who have left the country to avoid facing criminal
In News. India on 27th march 2019, successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) missile test, under the Mission named Shakti.
In news Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has dissented with the opinion of his colleagues in the Election Commission in five different matters pertaining to alleged violations of the Model Code of Conduct. Four of his dissenting opinions were in cases pertaining to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Simplified: Dissent in the Election Commission – what the […]
In news ISRO’s Aditya – L1 mission is similar to NASA’s Parker Solar Probe that is to study the sun. Aditya-L1 mission A Satellite placed in the halo orbit around the Lagrangian point 1 (L1) of the Sun-Earth system has the major advantage of continuously viewing the Sun without any occultation/ eclipses. Therefore, the Aditya-1 […]
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, […]