Must Read News Articles-August 10th 2019



Incisive interventions that blunt the RTI’s edge

With the kernel of the Information Act under threat, the independence of the information commission is in peril

Not the final word from Islamabad and Delhi

There are already signs that the Kulbhushan Jadhav case between Pakistan and India might return to the ICJ

Economic milestone and a poignant anniversary

Bank nationalisation eased rural credit and aided financial inclusion. Any move to reverse it would be self-defeating

President Kovind gives assent to UAPA Bill

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to legislation under which individuals can be declared terrorists and their properties seized.

Supreme Court upholds law empowering homebuyers  


Industrial production growth slips to 2% in June

Industrial production growth dropped to 2% in June, mainly on account of poor show by mining and manufacturing sectors, according to official data released on August 9.

‘FPI tax issues put divestment at risk’

Players meet FM, say Centre may take steps to revive overseas investor interest in capital markets

Ocean warming, overfishing increase methylmercury toxin in fish

The researchers warn that human exposure to the toxin through fish consumption is bound to increase as a result of climate change.

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