Tag - Affairs – 1st

Daily Current Affairs – 1st January, 2016

Kelkar panel to revive PPP in infra projects Kelkar committee has proposed a series of recommendations with respect to revamping PPP in infrastructure projects. The recommendations: Clear-cut norms on resolving issues and clarifying norms on re-negotiation of contracts. Infrastructure investments worth around Rs 12 lakh crore [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 1st February, 2016

Negotiating with the Taliban The recently concluded Doha Dialogue on ‘Peace and Security in Afghanistan’ presents a number of opportunities for the international community, as well as India, in dealing with the resurgent Taliban phenomenon. Why in news? The official Quadrilateral Coordination Group on Afghan Peace [...]

Daily Current Affairs -1st March 2016

All you need to know about – ‘Budget 2016-2017’ Background: The Union Budget 2016 has been crafted under the most extraordinarily challenging economic environments India has seen. The external environment is both uncertain and volatile, the inherited logjam caused by stressed banks and the stressed [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 1st April, 2016

India, EU summit agrees on new agenda for strategic partnership Background: India and the European Union (EU) have endorsed the ‘EU-India Agenda for Action 2020’ as a common road map for the strategic partnership in the next five years during 13th edition of India-European Union Summit which was held [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 1st June, 2016

Judicial Activism or Judicial Adventurism? Doctrine of separation of powers: The doctrine of separation of powers implies that each pillar of democracy – the executive, legislature and the judiciary – perform separate functions and act as separate entities. The executive is vested with the power to [...]