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Current Affairs 26 August 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
  2. Manusmriti
  3. Project Arth Ganga
  4. One Nation One Fertiliser scheme

 Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)


Context:

Recently, The Supreme Court prima facie agreed to reconsider two aspects of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) upheld by its judgment on July 27, which deprives an accused a copy of the Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) and transfers the burden of proof of innocence onto shoulders of the accused instead of the prosecution.

Relevance:

GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Money Laundering), GS II: Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002
  2. Enforcement Directorate
  3. Functions of Enforcement Directorate

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Manusmriti


Context:

The Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, recently criticised the Manusmriti, the ancient Sanskrit text, over its gender bias. Her remarks came while delivering the keynote address at the B R Ambedkar Lecture Series organised by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Relevance:

GS I: History

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is Manusmriti?
  2. What is the text about?
  3. What is its significance?
  4. Why is it controversial?

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Project Arth Ganga


Context:

The Director General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga, spoke about the Arth Ganga model during his virtual keynote address to the Stockholm World Water Week 2022.

Relevance:

GS III: Environment and Ecology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Project Arth Ganga
  2. Features of the project:
  3. Significance of the project
  4. About National Ganga Council

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One Nation One Fertiliser scheme


Context:

The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers announced that it has been decided to implement One Nation One Fertiliser by introducing a “Single Brand for Fertilisers and Logo” under the fertiliser subsidy scheme named “Pradhanmantri Bhartiya Janurvarak Pariyojna” (PMBJP).

Relevance:

GS II: Government policies and Interventions

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About One Nation One Fertiliser scheme
  2. Reasons for introducing a single ‘Bharat’ brand for all subsidised fertilisers
  3. What can be the drawbacks of the scheme?

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