Insights into Editorial: Big bank theory: On Public Sector Bank mergers

Insights into Editorial: Big bank theory: On Public Sector Bank mergers Context: In second set of major policy announcements to address economic concerns, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced merger of six public sector banks (PSBs) with four better performing anchor banks. This comes as a mega banking realignment by the Narendra Modi government in …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 September 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 September 2019 Table of contents: GS Paper 1: Formation of Interim government of India.   GS Paper 2: Tibetan Democracy Day. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Malé Declaration. Interpol General Assembly. Association of World Election Bodies.   GS Paper 3: Inter-ministerial panel on fintech.   Facts …

Inter-ministerial panel on fintech

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inter-ministerial panel on fintech   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key recommendations, significance and challenges present.   Context: An inter-ministerial panel on fintech has submitted its report to Finance Minister.   Key recommendations: Put in place a …

Association of World Election Bodies

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Association of World Election Bodies   Context: Election Commission is hosting the 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) at Bengaluru. India will take over as A-WEB’s Chair for the 2019-21 term.   About The Association of World Election Bodies …