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Mar 9, 2022

🌟 Urban Planning Reforms (September 2021) 

A report titled ‘Reforms in Urban Planning Capacity in India’ has been launched recently by the NITI Aayog. In 2011, India՚s population stood at 1210 million with an urbanization level of 31.1 % as per 2011 Census. Urbanization is simply defined as an increase in the number of pe…

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Mar 4, 2022

🌟 Public Interest Litigation (October 2021) 

The Supreme Court of India recently scolded a petitioner for filing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) without any adequate research. PIL is the use of the law for advancing human rights and equality along with raising issues of broad public concern. PIL concept has been borrowed…

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Mar 2, 2022

🌟 Governors Can Pardon Prisoners Including Death Row Ones (August 2021) 

The Supreme Court of India recently announced that prisoners of a state could be pardoned including death sentence cases even before the prisoners have served a minimum 14 years of prison sentence.

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Feb 27, 2022

🌟 MPLAD Scheme (November 2021) 

The restoration of the MPLADs (Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme) has been approved by the Union Cabinet recently for the remaining part of Financial Year 2021 - 22 till 2025 - 26. It would be co-terminus with the period of the 15th Finance Commission. This schem…

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🌟 Exemption from Personal Data Protection (PDP) Law (November 2021) 

Exemption from the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Law (Data Protection Bill 2019) has been asked by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) . Commonly referred to as the “Privacy Bill” and intends to protect individual rights thereby regulating the collection, moveme…

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🌟 Whistle Blower Portal (November 2021) 

A ‘Whistle Blower Portal’ has been recently launched by the Indian Renewable Energy Development as a part of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week 2021’ . It is a part of IREDA՚s “zero tolerance” of corruption. The employees could raise concerns related to corruption, fraud, abuse of power, …

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🌟 National Achievement Survey (November 2021) 

The National Achievement Survey (NAS) has been recently conducted by the Union Government across India thereby assessing nearly 38 lakh students from 1.23 lakh schools in 733 districts in 36 States and Union Territories. This survey was scheduled to be conducted in 2020 but due t…

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🌟 Char Dham Project (November 2021) 

In a reply to the Army՚s request to expand the Chard Dham Project (CDP) roads leading to the Indo-China border, the Supreme Court has spoken of the need to balance national security concerns with environmental issues. This request was raised amid the construction work being carri…

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Feb 16, 2022

🌟 NGTs Suo-Motu Powers (October 2021) 

The National Green Tribunal has been declared as a “unique” forum by the Supreme Court being endowed with suo motu i.e.. , on its own motion powers for taking up environmental issues across India. NGT՚s role is not simply adjudicatory in nature. It has to perform equally vital ro…

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🌟 Draft Regional Plan 2041 (October 2021) 

The ‘Draft Regional Plan 2041’ has been recently approved by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) . This would reduce the National Capital Region (NCR) in size. NCRB was set up in 1985 for promoting balanced development of the NCR and also to avoid disorganized deve…

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