Indian Constitution and Polity Delhi LG thinks he is the viceroy (The Hindu) The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is not a “Viceroy” but simply an agent of the President whose powers depend on the pleasure of the President, senior advocate P. Chidambaram submitted on behalf of the Delhi AAP government in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Right to privacy as Right to life (The Hindu Opinion) It is important for the courts to examine disability as a ground for the grant of bail Sc Recalls order to take up delay in mop (The Hindu) In a new twist, the Supreme Court today recalled the order of its two-judge bench on examining the issue of delay in finalising the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointments of judges in higher judiciary on the judicial side. From farm to fork –on Nutrition (The Hindu) Many people are not eating the right food. For some, it’s simply a decision to stick with food they enjoy, but which isn’t too healthy. This is leading to an increase in non-communicable diseases. International issue India demands transparency in UN Security Council reform process (Indian Express) India on Tuesday while describing the United Nation Security Council as dysfunctional, said it no longer reflected contemporary realities and was facing a crisis of legitimacy and credibility. India urged to join belt and road initiative (The Hindu) China on Wednesday counselled India to shed its objections to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and take advantage of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which had already drawn wide international support.
Economy Banking on Legislation –Financial Resolution (The Hindu Opinion) The ‘bail-in’ clause, in a draft bill, would change the relationship between the customer and the bank Informal is normal (The Hindu Opinion) The demonetisation anniversary should nudge us to think differently about the informal sector Telengana leads state wise ease of doing bus (The Hindu) 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. Environment Capital crisis-On Air pollution (The Hindu Editorial) The Centre and States must urgently address farm residue burning in north India PT Related: The ‘ white’ brothers of Nilgiris (The Hindu) The first ‘white’ tiger found here a few months ago has a brother who’s also white