Must Read News Articles – June 17th, 2019

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Bhutan PM says China must maintain status quo on Doklam

Bhutan’s Prime Minister has said that China should maintain status quo on Doklam.

It’s too early to call off SAARC and say it isn’t relevant or viable: Bhutan PM

Bhutan’s Prime Minister has said that it’s too early to call off SAARC and say it isn’t relevant or viable

PM calls meet on ‘one nation – one poll”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited heads of all parties in Parliament to a meeting on June 19 to discuss ‘one nation, one election’.

Qualifying for leader of the opposition

After the election of the Lok Sabha Speaker, the question of a formally recognised Opposition party and Leader of the Opposition (LoP) of the Lok Sabha under the Salary and Allowances of Leaders of Opposition in Parliament Act, 1977, will arise.

A different tent: on SCO summit

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is becoming vital to India’s Eurasia policy

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G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste

Group of 20 environment ministers has agreed to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale.

This will be a tough budget to balance

Two major policy events will take place — the Budget and a GST Council meeting — that will reveal the government’s intent and vision for the next five years.

Sugar industry needs a shot of insulin

As the current year is expected to end with a high closing stock of 14.5 MT; sugar industry has urged government to facilitate higher exports.

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