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    Sedition law colonial is it still needed… concerned over misuse: Supreme Court

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    What is Sedition law?, Arguments in support of Section 124A, Arguments against Section 124A, stand of the Supreme Court, instances of misusage, key analysis and way forward  

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    China ready for ‘mutually acceptable solution on ‘emergency’ issues: Wang

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    Need to know about India-China relations and border issues various, initiatives, How far the progress has been made, implications and the challenges faced? Suggest a way forward.

     

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    Master Plan, experts say first need to make the city safe for women

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    About The Delhi Master Plan, 2041, its features, objectives, concerns linked to it, what needs to be done in this context 

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    Seats in a dozen districts focus on delimitation exercises in J&K

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    Present status of the Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission and the factors are taken into account. What is the delimitation process and why is it needed?

     

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    SJM objects to Pesticide Management Bill gives advantages to MNCs

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    Pesticide Management Bill, 2020, its provisions, objectives and concerns linked to it and way ahead 

     

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    ASI removes plaques saying Rajput forces had to retreat in Maharana Pratap-Akbar battle

    (History )

    Learn about Maharana Pratap’s battle with Mughal emperor Akbar in 1576.

     

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    SC panel to examine jumbo underpass height dip in Rajaji

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    About the Rajaji national park

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    Ghost of Section 66A

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    Past as present

    India’s Afghan investment

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    No caste, the road not taken 

    (Polity and Governance)

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, issues and what needs  to be done in this context 

     

    India’s Projects across Afghanistan, About the Afghan peace process, Why is Afghanistan important for India? and the role of India in this resolution

     

    About  rulings of the Supreme Court  in Maharashtra on the broader question of “reservation”, Know about Reservation in India, Historical Background, Constitutional Provisions Governing Reservation in India, pros and cons, Mandal commission recommendations,102nd amendment to the Constitution, key analysis and way forward

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    What to consider before investing directly in government securities

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    To privatise a general insurer, the Centre set to amend 1972 law

     

    First payment for FY22 GST shortfall goes out: Rs 75,000 crore

    About Reserve Bank of India step to unveil a scheme allowing retail investors to directly participate in the government securities market and what are government securities?

     

    The Finance Ministry is expected to introduce a bill to amend The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972, the rationale behind it.

     

    Relevance of The first batch of payment to states and Union Territories amounting to Rs 75,000 crore to meet compensation shortfall under Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the financial year 2021-22