Germany classifies Hezbollah as terrorist organisation

News:Germany has labelled Hezbollah as a terrorist Organisation and has banned all their activities. Facts: Hezbollah(the Party of God): It is a Shia Islamist political, military and social organisation that has considerable power in Lebanon. Additional Facts: Other organisations in News: Boko Haram: It is a violent Islamist insurgent group founded in 2002 in Northeast… Continue reading Germany classifies Hezbollah as terrorist organisation

Explained: What is Germany’s Climate Protection Act?

News:German parliament has passed the Climate Protection Act in an attempt to reach its climate target by 2030. Facts: Key features of the bill: The bill aims to cut Germany’s greenhouse gas emissions to 55% of the 1990 levels by 2030. It consists of emissions targets for different sectors of the economy such as transport,… Continue reading Explained: What is Germany’s Climate Protection Act?

Germany Unveils 100 Billion Euro Climate Package

News:Germany has unveiled a 100 billion Euro climate package over the next four years to speed up the country’s transition to renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions. Facts: About the Climate change plan: The plan will include a scheme to charge industrial polluters for carbon emissions. The plan includes (a)grants for electric car buyers (b)raising… Continue reading Germany Unveils 100 Billion Euro Climate Package

This Word Means: Constructive Vote Of No-confidence

In the debate over simultaneous elections,one question being raised is what happens to the common cycle if any one of these simultaneously elected legislatures is brought down by a no-confidence motion. The ruling BJD in Odisha has proposed constructive vote of no-confidence as a solution.It is followed in Germany.This was also recommended by the Law… Continue reading This Word Means: Constructive Vote Of No-confidence