Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words
Time: 30 Minutes
Kindly review each others answers.
Q1. Gauri Lankesh, a senior Kannada journalist known for her criticism of Hindu extremism, was recently shot dead.With reference to the above incident Discuss the challenges that Indian press is facing in present scenario. What all steps are needed for safeguarding the freedom of press guaranteed by Article 19(1) (a) of the Constitution of India? (GS 2)
Q2. Japan and India have come together to partner for High-speed rail projects to boost the Indian Railways. Do you think that this project would be a transformational leap in India’s transportation history? Discuss. (GS 3)
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Q3. Securities and Exchange Board of India has released a consultation paper and sought feedback on a new set of rules to improve market efficiency and enhance the governance, accountability and functioning of credit rating agencies.What could be the possible impact of the new rules on credit rating services in India? Discuss. (GS 3)