Headlines of the day 27-07-2023

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    No-confidence motion

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance

    • What is a no confidence motion?
    • Its impact on the present government

    Lok Sabha passes Forest Conservation (Amendment) Bill

    The Hindu: (Page 1)

    Polity and Governance /

    Environment

    • What are the key features of the recently passed Forest Conservation (Amendment) Bill by the Lok Sabha?
    • Its Significance

    Manual scavenging 

    The Hindu: (Page 12) 

    Social Issues

    • What is Manual scavenging?
    • Is it still prevalent in India?

    Jharkhand issues PESA draft rules for consultations

    Indian Express : (Page 2)

    Polity and Governance

    • What is the PESA Act?
    • Its Significance

    Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS)

    Indian Express : (Page 14)

    Governance / Growth and Development

    • What are the key objectives of the Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS)?
    • Why trade unions in Kerala are opposing Centre’s power sector revamp scheme

    ‘One Station One Product’ (OSOP) scheme

    PIB

    Polity and Governance

    • What are the key objectives of the ‘One Station One Product’ (OSOP) scheme?

    National Scheduled Caste Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC)

    PIB

    Governance

    • What is the role of National Scheduled Caste Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC)?
    • Its Significance

    Samarth Scheme

    PIB

    Growth and Development

    • What is the significance of the Samarth Scheme?