9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – October 7, 2017


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Law, faith, unreason: 

Law, faith, unreason:  Context: The Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2017 has been approved by the State Cabinet and is likely to be introduced soon in the Assembly. The approval of the bill is definitely a step towards complete eradication of black magic and inhuman practices. What are … Continue reading “Law, faith, unreason: “

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Section 66A once more: 

Section 66A once more:  Context An expert committee appointed by the government has proposed legislation to meet the challenge of hate speech online, by amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Indian Penal Code and the IT Act. The amendment can introduce stringent provisions, specifying punishment, to deal with cases of hate speech and use … Continue reading “Section 66A once more: “

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SC lifts veil on Collegium recommendations: 

SC lifts veil on Collegium recommendations:  Context The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has resolved to go public with all its recommendations to the government on judicial appointments, transfers and elevations to the High Courts and Supreme Court. What are the new state of affairs? The recommendations will be … Continue reading “SC lifts veil on Collegium recommendations: “

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‘Hypertension high in Kerala, low in Bihar’:

‘Hypertension high in Kerala, low in Bihar’: Context A study ‘Diet and Nutritional Status of Urban Population in India and Prevalence of Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes and Hyperlipidaemia in Urban Men and Women’ carried out by the National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau during 2015-16, by researchers from the National Institute of Nutrition, has brought to the notice … Continue reading “‘Hypertension high in Kerala, low in Bihar’:”

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First, fix the banks: 

First, fix the banks:  Context: From a peak of 9.2 per cent in January-March 2016,  India’ GDP growth has fallen every successive quarter. Introduction: India’s Gross Domestic Product or GDP growth rate has slumped down to 6.1 per cent in the January-March period, lowest in more than two years. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) … Continue reading “First, fix the banks: “

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Centre proposes three-year licence for contractors: 

Centre proposes three-year licence for contractors:  Context The government has proposed an overhaul in the contract labour law which includes a three-year licence for contractors to work across the country instead of a separate one for new work orders. What was the main concern? The Contract Labor (Regulation and abolition) Act of 1970 provided that … Continue reading “Centre proposes three-year licence for contractors: “

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GST Council gives relief to exporters, small businesses

GST Council gives relief to exporters, small businesses Context Recently  the GST Council announced a slew of decisions to reduce compliance burden for exporters and small businesses. GST Council The GST bill set up a GST Council. The GST Council aims to develop a harmonized national market of goods and services According the GST Bill, … Continue reading “GST Council gives relief to exporters, small businesses”

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