Mains Test Series GS 2 SC pulls up Centre for its delay in appointing a Lokpal The court was reacting to an affidavit filed by the government, the stated aim of it being to specify the exact time frame by which it would appoint a Lokpal. Instead, the government, represented by Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, said it was a “complicated” process. Proving the hardliners in Tehran right The cornerstone of Donald Trump’s West Asia policy is Israel’s security. The containment of Iran is the subplot Lok Sabha passes anti-graft amendment Bill It provides for jail terms to those convicted of taking or giving bribes to public officials GS 3 India needs smart urbanisation Cities require a renewal that factors in rural-urban migration Cosmetic repair It will now be easier for banks to sell stressed assets, but other tricky issues remain