Must Read News Articles I 11th December 2019

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SC flag delay in appointment of judges

The Supreme court in its judicial order has flagged issue of delay in appointment of judges in India. It has said that 213 names recommended for appointment to various High courts are pending with the government/SC Collegium. Delay in appointment of High Court Judges may affect the justice delivery mechanism

A patently unconstitutional piece of legislation

The editorial argues that Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is devoid of any constitutional logic. However, it has a sinister political logic. It tries to transform India into a Hindu homeland.

Lok Sabha nod for Bill extending SC/ST quota in State legislature.

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019, which continues the reservation of seats for the SC/ST for another 10 years, till January 25, 2030,

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India proposes extended deadline for commitments at climate summit

In the 25th session of UNFCC COP, India has said that Developed countries have not met Kyoto protocol targets. India proposed that developed countries make good commitments on providing finance to developing countries by 2023, instead of 2020.

US – Saudi Arabia at bottom of Climate Class

As per Climate Change Performance Index, USA ranks lasts in major polluting countries. It is followed by Saudi Arabia and Australia. India for the first time ranks among top 10 in the CCPI.

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