40th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council 

Context Recently, the 40th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting was held. About GST Council It is a constitutional body under Article 279 A. It makes recommendations to the Union…

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Border Area Development Programme

Context Recently the Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to spend 10% funds of the Border Area Development Programme to ramp up infrastructure along the China border.. The 10% funds…

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How India will tackle its water woes amid?

Context The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) issued an advisory to state governments asking them to ensure safe drinking water supply and management during the nationwide lockdown that…

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Restrictions on court hearings lawful, says Supreme Court

Context Recently the Supreme Court deemed all restrictions on people from entering, attending or taking part in court hearings, imposed recently in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as lawful.…

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What are MPLAD funds?

Context The Union Cabinet gave its nod to the temporary suspension of MPLAD Funds during 2020-21 and 2021-22 in view of the adverse impact of the outbreak of COVID-19 in India.…

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Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018

Context: The Union Cabinet has approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018. Background: Trafficking in human beings is the third largest organized crime violating basic human…

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