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Social Justice State of conflict: Who provoked the Maharashtra violence and how it got out of hand must be determined Governor hails TNs role in Quit India Movement: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Thursday said the people of Tamil Nadu had played a significant role in the Quit India movement.
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International Relation: Pakistan releases Jadhav video, India terms it propaganda: Pakistan has put out another coerced statement, says MEA Polity: Why no exclusive human rights courts yet: Supreme Court asks States: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked States why exclusive human rights courts had not been set up yet. Notice to govt. on law for working women: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government to respond on a petition questioning the lack of implementation of the various provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act of 2013. Civil wrong, criminal act: on the triple talaq Bill: The triple talaq Bill — the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill — has come to the Rajya Sabha for consideration after a smooth sailing in the Lok Sabha on December 28. Should MPs and MLAs be barred from practicing law: Rule 49 of the Bar Council of India states that any full-time salaried employee, whether he or she belongs to a corporation, private firm, or the government, cannot practise as a lawyer before a court of law Lok Sabha passes Bill to hike salaries of judges: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill to hike the salaries of judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts.
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Economy On a high: the US Federal Reserve: (The Hindu, editorial) Major indices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia witnessed significant gains in the year’s first two trading days; the Indian bourses were slower to gain traction. Security and defence Defence ministry approves projects worth 2420 crore: The Defence Ministry on Thursday gave final approval for the procurement of simulated training solutions for the Navy’s P-8I long range maritime patrol aircraft and electronic warfare systems for the Army at a combined cost of ₹2419.32 crore.
Yesterday’s  current affairs material by ForumIAS 7 PM Editorial: Food Processing: A Game Changer 9 PM Current affairs brief: 10 PM Current affairs MCQs: