RSTV: IN DEPTH- SEVENTH SCHEDULE- CENTRE & STATE

RSTV: IN DEPTH- SEVENTH SCHEDULE- CENTRE & STATE   Introduction: The Constitution of India is the supreme law governing the country. It frames fundamental political principles, procedures, practices, rights, powers, and duties of the government. The constitutional provisions in India on the subject of distribution of legislative powers between the Union and the States are …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HURDLES IN SPEEDY JUSTICE (CONTEXT- RAPE & SEXUAL ASSAULT)

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HURDLES IN SPEEDY JUSTICE (CONTEXT- RAPE & SEXUAL ASSAULT) Introduction: Less than a fortnight after the gang rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad , the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved a bill which proposes death penalty in cases of sexual abuse of women. It also seeks completion of …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- RECIPROCAL TRADE POLICY

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- RECIPROCAL TRADE POLICY Introduction: Highlighting the prinicple of reciprocal access to global market, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has said that if Indian companies are not allowed to participate in businesses or opportunities emerging in any country then India will also not allow those countries to participate in India. He …

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- BAN ON E-CIGARETTES

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- BAN ON E-CIGARETTES Introduction: Parliament has passed Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, 2019. Rajya Sabha passed The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage, and Advertisement) Bill, 2019  by a voice vote after 4 hours of discussion. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 27th …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- FIRE SAFETY IN INDIA

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- FIRE SAFETY IN INDIA Introduction: National Capital witnessed one of the worst fire tragedies in almost two decades when at least 43 people were killed and several others injured in north Delhi’s Anaj Mandi. Initial enquiries point out many glaring negligencies such as locked escape routes , no fire safety equipment …

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: UN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2019 & INDIA

RSTV: IN DEPTH: UN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2019 & INDIA Introduction: The United Nations Development Programme released its latest human development report on Monday.  India further improved its rank to 129 among 189 countries. With the HDI value of 0.647, India has made significant improvements in the basic dimensions of human development – a long …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETING MALPRACTICES

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- PHARMACEUTICAL MARKETING MALPRACTICES     Introduction: A recent report by a public health group on pharmaceutical marketing practices has revealed widespread use of bribes and inducement by Pharma companies to the doctors in order to increase the sale of their products. For doctors the Medical Council of India has a code …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL   Introduction: The Union Cabinet has cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan if they faced religious persecution there. The bill seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, in order to grant Indian nationality to Hindus, Sikhs, …

RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD – 11TH BRICS SUMMIT

RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD – 11TH BRICS SUMMIT Introduction:             This year theme of BRICS is ‘Economic Growth for an Innovative Future’. The BRICS countries are Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa, convene for a BRICS Leaders’ Summit annually. BRICS majorly focus on spheres of political, socio-economic coordination, in which member countries have …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- REGULATING NEWS ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- REGULATING NEWS ON DIGITAL PLATFORMS Introduction:                                 The Information & Broadcasting Ministry has proposed to introduce a new set of regulations to replace the archaic Press and Registration of Books (PRB) Act, 1867 that governs the registration of print and publishing industry in the country. Through the draft Registration of Press …