Primary Agricultural Credit Societies

Context The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister has approved Computerization of Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) with the objective of increasing efficiency of PACS, bringing transparency…

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Strategic Partnership Agreement between MNRE and IRENA

Context The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister was apprised of a Strategic Partnership Agreement signed between the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India and…

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Interoperable Card-less Cash Withdrawal (ICCW)

Context The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all banks to provide customers with the option of Interoperable Card-less Cash Withdrawal (ICCW) at their ATMs. About Interoperable Card-less Cash…

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Russia-Ukraine War and Food Crisis

Context The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres cautioned that the food crisis triggered by the Russia-Ukraine war is going out of control, hitting the poorest countries the most. The global…

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States have equal powers to make GST related laws

States have equal powers to make GST related laws Context Recently, the Supreme Court, in a judgment championing the importance of “cooperative federalism” for the well-being of democracy, held that…

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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)

Context The government is reportedly considering a regulatory framework for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) to lay the ground for the possible listing of Indian companies through this route in the future.…

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