RSTV BIG PICTURE- GST COUNCIL – 38th meeting

BIG PICTURE GST COUNCIL – 38th meeting In its 38th meeting, the GST Council voted for uniform rate of 28% on lotteries across the country. It was for the first time since the launch of the new overarching indirect tax that the Council took a decision through the voting route. TAKEAWAYS FROM THE MEETING Rationalized […]

Current Affairs 19 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

Contents: USING AI TO CURB FAKE NEWS US President Donald Trump impeached WHO launches first biosimilar medicine to treat Breast Cancer USING AI TO CURB FAKE NEWS What is fake news? Any news becomes a fake news if the information presented is incorrect or information doesn’t represent facts that it is expected to carry.   […]

19th December – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents: A duty to publish: On RTI Relevance of Death Sentence Is India facing Stagflation A duty to publish: On RTI The Right to Information Act’s role in fostering transparency has never been in doubt ever since its roll out in 2005. Section 4 of the Act calls for pro­active and voluntary dissemination of information […]

PIB 18th December

Contents: Initiatives by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural gas National Data Repository Ek Bharat, Shresht bharat INITIATIVES BY Ministry Of PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS. The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas is concerned with exploration and production of Oil & Natural Gas, refining, distribution and marketing, import, export and conservation of petroleum products. Oil and […]

RSTV Big Picture: ISSUES RELATED TO FEDERAL STRUCTURE OF INDIAN POLITY

ISSUES RELATED TO FEDERAL STRUCTURE OF INDIAN POLITY Why in news ? Some of the opposition-ruled states like Kerala, Punjab, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh have claimed they will block implementation of the CAA in their states. Details  Defence minister Rajnath Singh said the threat by some states not to implement the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) […]