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    Bypolls to three Lok Sabha, 30 Assembly seats on Oct. 30

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is a by-poll election and Why are by-elections held in India?Election Commission’s role in ensuring Free and Fair polls

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    Rocky road for RTI activists in Bihar, 20 killed in past 11 years

     

    (Polity and Governance)

    What is the Right to Information Act? , Reasons for Adoption of Information Act, Features of the Act, Challenges Related To RTI Act and way forward

     

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    Kejriwal launches ambitious Deshbhakti Curriculum

     

    (Governance )

    What is  Deshbhakti Curriculum? And its features 

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    Tackling the Maoists

     

    (Internal Security)

     

     

    Why geographical influence of the Maoists has reduced, Know about the Maoist insurrection and the Naxalite movement and its impact on peace and order. How has the government tried to pacify the situation and what are the casualties? Suggest a way forward.

     

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    How to grease the wheels of justice

    (Judiciary)

     

    What are the reasons for the pendency of cases in courts? And related issues and impacts, steps were taken in this context,key analysis and way forward 

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    Bureaucracy’s digital challenge

     

    (Governance)

    Know about  the role of social media in bureaucracy and its merits and demerits and what should need to be done in this context 

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    Defence Ministry issues order for Ordnance Factory Board dissolution

    (Defence)

    Recent step of The Defence Ministry to  issue an order for the dissolution of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), objectives behind the move , about facts related to OFB 

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    Gadkari reviews Zojila tunnel work

    (Infrastructure)

    Learn facts related to Zojila tunnel 

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    Bank recapitalisation can aid NARCL’s success: ADB

     

    (Economy)

    What are concerns about rising non-performing loans? (NPLs)What is a bad bank? Bad bank history in India, How do bad loans affect the economy? The rationale for a bad bank, Issues associated with the bad bank, Way Forward

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    Include spices in PLI for value addition: UPASI

     

    (Economy)

    Why The United Planters’ Association of Southern India (UPASI) has urged the Spices Board to take up with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries the need to include spices under the Production Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI), what is the PLI scheme?

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    Pakistan exploring expansion of CPEC to Afghanistan: envoy

     

    (IR)

     

    Impact of recent Pakistan’s discussion of Taliban-led Afghanistan joining the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) infrastructure project, about CPEC, What is the history behind CPEC?What are the latest developments regarding CPEC? What is India’s objection stance regarding CPEC? And what needs to be done in this context