INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 31 DECEMBER 2019

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 31 DECEMBER 2019 Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Sustainable Development Goal Index.   GS Paper 3: 1. Telangana Industrial Health Clinic. 2. National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC). 3. Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). 4. Chief of Defence Staff.   Facts for Prelims: 1. Central Equipment …

Chief of Defence Staff

Topics covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Chief of Defence Staff What to study? For prelims and mains: CDS- need, roles and functions, practice so far and significantly. Context: The outgoing Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, has been appointed as the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). As per the notification …

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA)

Topics Covered: Security challenges and their management in border areas. Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: AFSPA- features, draconian provisions, misuses and need for review. Context: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has declared the entire State of Nagaland as a “disturbed area” for six more months, under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA). …