Must Read News Articles – November 22nd, 2018


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Amid contrasting claims, J&K Governor dissolves Assembly

Governor Malik has passed an order in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by clause (b) of subsection (2) of Section 53 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir to dissolve the Legislative Assembly,” read a Raj Bhavan communique.

Navy makes formal request for multi-role U.S. copters

India made a formal request to the U.S. for the purchase of 24 MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) for the Navy in a deal estimated at $2bn. This is among a series of defence procurements and inductions from the U.S. and Russia in the last two months.

A fatal entry into no-entry zone

John Allen Chau, the American national allegedly killed by people belonging to the protected Sentinelese tribe in the North Sentinel Island, had hired a fishing dinghy from the Chidiyatapu area and reached close to the island on November 16, from where he travelled in his own canoe.

The post and the person

Safeguards are needed to ensure that institutions like the Election Commission are headed by capable people

Limits of CBI jurisdiction

The CBI is a national agency with police powers. Its primary jurisdiction is confined to Delhi and Union Territories.

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The RBI concedes a vital principle

Its openness to the board discussing all policy decisions may well be a paradigm shift

A virtual climate summit to cut carbon footprint

The eco-friendly event stands in stark contrast to many other international political summits, which involve thousands of delegates jetting across the world to a venue where they stay in air-conditioned comfort.

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