Social Justice Scam, or folklore? on 2G case verdict: (Hindu editorial) 2G acquittals call into question the political and investigative narratives of the past decade. Should adultery be a crime?: (Hindu editorial) The criminalisation of an act that breaches the sanctity of a pure social institution such as marriage, by way of deceit and lies, is facing challenges in the past few decades. For a wider food basket: While undernutrition remains high in India, over-nutrition too is becoming an emergency.
International Arab outreach works, as India votes for negotiated settlement of Jerusalem: Reiterating its traditional policy on the Israel-Palestine dispute, India on Thursday voted for a negotiated settlement of the Jerusalem issue at the UN General Assembly with 127 other member countries. India-China border talks today: India and China will hold the 20th round of negotiations on the border issues. Polity Manipur Assembly demands peace agreement disclosure: The Manipur Assembly passed a resolution to demand disclosure of the contents of the framework agreement signed between the Union government and the NSCN(I-M). Overseas votes: The Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill of 2017, introduced by the government during the winter session of Parliament, proposes to allow non-resident Indians (NRIs) to emerge as a decisive force in the country’s electoral politics on their own terms.
Economy Black money: India-Swiss data sharing from Jan. 1: India signed an agreement with Switzerland on Thursday that would allow automatic sharing of tax-related information from January 1 next year, the CBDT said. GST, a work in progress: We need to immediately move towards three tax slabs, and eventually two. Now, private banks face bad loans heat: Private sector banks registered a 40.8% year-on-year increase in gross non-performing assets as of September 30, 2017, according to latest data released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Yesterday’s current affairs material by ForumIAS
7 PM Editorial: The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI), 2017 9 PM Current affairs brief: 10 PM Current affairs MCQs: