9 PM Current Affairs Brief – 9th November, 2017


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Right to privacy as Right to life 

Right to privacy as Right to life  Context: It is important for the courts to examine disability as a ground for the grant of bail Introduction: In the Supreme Court’s right to privacy judgment (Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India), Justice D.Y.Chandrachud held “Life and personal liberty are inalienable to human existence. The human … Continue reading “Right to privacy as Right to life “

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Delhi LG thinks he is the viceroy 

Delhi LG thinks he is the viceroy  Context AAP government in Delhi submitted their take in the court that the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi is not a “Viceroy” but simply an agent of the President whose powers depend on the pleasure of the President. The court observed that the LG cannot intervene in the … Continue reading “Delhi LG thinks he is the viceroy “

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Capital crisis-On Air pollution 

Capital crisis-On Air pollution  Context Most regions of north India in the grip of suffocating smog, and the State governments that can make it easier for millions to breathe are not act with any sense of urgency. The looming health hazard The air quality index touching extremely hazardous levels has turned into a public health … Continue reading “Capital crisis-On Air pollution “

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Telengana leads state wise ease of doing bussiness 

Telengana leads state wise ease of doing bussiness  Context Telangana is currently atop the yearly state-wise ranking on assessment of implementation of the ‘Business Reforms Action Plan’ (BRAP) in 2017. The final ranking is likely to be released in January, 2018. What is Business Reforms Action Plan? The complexity of regulatory processes and the difficulty … Continue reading “Telengana leads state wise ease of doing bussiness “

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Informal is normal 

Informal is normal  Context:   After a year of demonetisation in India it is time that the informal sector is given the much need attention. It is to be understood that both the formal and informal sector move in parallel lines for the betterment of the country’s economy. What is  the meaning of demonetization? Demonetization … Continue reading “Informal is normal “

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Banking on Legislation –Financial Resolution 

Banking on Legislation –Financial Resolution  Context: The recapitalization of public sector banks (PSBs) through bailouts be they as budgetary allocation or some sort of bond issue, has evoked much discussion. Introduction The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is cited as adequate punishment for defaulting borrower companies. Under the code, the resolution process has brought little succor … Continue reading “Banking on Legislation –Financial Resolution “

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