RSTV: IN DEPTH- RAISINA DIALOGUE 2020

RSTV: IN DEPTH- RAISINA DIALOGUE 2020 Introduction: The 5th edition of the Raisina Dialogue addressed some of the most challenging issues facing the global community. The three-day event this year is addressed the theme ‘21@20: Navigating the Alpha Century’. The Raisina Dialogue 2020 brings together 700 international participants from over 100 countries, Foreign Ministers from …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HIGHER EDUCATION QUALITY MANDATE

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HIGHER EDUCATION QUALITY MANDATE Introduction: Aiming to improve the quality in Higher Education Institutions the University Grants Commission has adopted the Higher Education Quality Improvement Programme Mandate. 5 verticals of Quality Mandate developed by UGC cover evaluation reforms, eco friendly and sustainable university campuses, human values and professional ethics, faculty induction …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- NATIONAL CRIME RECORDS BUREAU (NCRB) REPORT, 2018

RSTV: IN DEPTH- NATIONAL CRIME RECORDS BUREAU (NCRB) REPORT, 2018 Introduction: Crime in India registered a 1.3 percent increase in 2018 compared to 2017 with over 50 lakh cognisable crimes being reported and registered. The National Crime Records Bureau’s annual crime in India report 2018 shows that over 31 lakh of these cases were registered …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ENSURING WATER SECURITY

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ENSURING WATER SECURITY Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently released the operational guidelines of Jal Jeevan Mission which is centre govt’s initiative to provide Functional Household Tap Connections to every rural household by 2024. Out of 17.87 crore rural households in the country about 14.6 crore which accounts for 81.67 …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE – ELECTION COMMISSION: COLLEGIUM SYSTEM & APPOINTMENTS

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE – ELECTION COMMISSION: COLLEGIUM SYSTEM & APPOINTMENTS Introduction: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear after four weeks a public interest litigation seeking that the chief election commissioner and election commissioners be appointed by a three-member collegium. The collegium will comprise the Prime Minister, the leader of opposition in Lok …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- AUSTRALIA FIRE- CLIMATE EMERGENCY

RSTV: IN DEPTH- AUSTRALIA FIRE- CLIMATE EMERGENCY   Introduction: Wild bushfires have been ravaging Australia for several weeks now. These fires have been especially severe in the New South Wales region. The State declared a week-long state of emergency in response to the escalating disaster. 916 homes have been destroyed this season, 363 more have …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NPR- NATIONAL POPULATION REGISTER

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NPR- NATIONAL POPULATION REGISTER Introduction: The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to update the National Population Register (NPR), which is linked to the Census. The exercise will cost Rs 8,500 crore, the government said. The Census Commission has said the objective of the NPR is to create a comprehensive identity database …

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- NATIONAL STATISTICAL COMMISSION BILL

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- NATIONAL STATISTICAL COMMISSION BILL Introduction: The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has sought comments and suggestions on the Draft National Statistical Commission Bill 2019 to make data collection more transparent and reliable. The present draft NSC Bill proposes to establish a National Statistical Commission as the nodal and autonomous body for …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SDG INDIA INDEX 2019-20

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SDG INDIA INDEX 2019-20 Introduction: NITI Aayog has recently released the second edition of Sustainable development goals India Index which comprehensively documents the progress made by all states and union Territories towards achieving the 2030 SDG targets. While Kerala has retained the top position in states, Bihar is at the bottom …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF: ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF: ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY Introduction: Aiming to usher in reforms in the higher defence management Centre govt has approved the creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff and Department of Military Affairs within the Ministry of Defence. CDS will be a four star officer and act …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CENTRE- STATE RIGHTS

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CENTRE- STATE RIGHTS   Introduction: Some of the opposition-ruled states have declared they will not implement the changes in the Citizenship Act. Kerala, Punjab, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh have claimed they will block implementation of the CAA in their states. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister has also indicated that his government is …