Tag - Affairs – 7th

Daily Current Affairs – 7th January, 2017

Transgender and Related Issues Introduction Indian policy makers have been progressing fast on the issue of transgenders. Recently, the cabinet also approved the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016. Government is also evolving mechanisms for their social, economic and educational empowerment. Efforts need to be [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 7th October, 2016

Partnership approach to double the farm income In an unprecedented initiative, the government has set an ambitious target of doubling farmers’ income. However, this needs a new redefined approach of fortifying partnerships amongst stakeholders to make this target a reality. To boost the agricultural sector, [...]


Daily Current Affairs – 7th January, 2016

West Asia: Saudi Arabia’s deadly gamble The execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, an influential Shia cleric, by Saudi Arabia has expectedly led to a flare-up of sectarian passions in West Asia. What is the issue? Saudi Arabia recently executed 47 people for terrorism offences in [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 7th June, 2016

For creating “Vibrant Cities”: Decentralise and Empower City Governments  Municipal Governance: Background In 1992, India took some early steps to recognize metropolitan regions as agglomerations requiring coordinated economic and spatial planning. Towards this end it also passed the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992 74th constitutional amendment added [...]