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Issues Relating to Real Estate Sector

ISSUES RELATING TO REAL ESTATE SECTOR   Recently Real Estate (Regulation &Development) Bill, 2016 was passed near unanimously by the Rajya Sabha with almost all the parties welcoming the Government’s decision requiring developers to deposit 70% of the collections from the buyers in a separate account [...]

Stricter KYC and Disclosure Norms Issues by SEBI for P-Notes

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) the markets regulator has relived the stricter KYC (Know Your Customer) norms and disclosure regime for Participatory Notes (P-Notes). Registered foreign institutional investors (FII) has released are offshore/overseas derivative instruments (ODIs) a P-Notes to overseas investors. With [...]

Genetically modified Bt-Brinjal biosafety

[Biosafety] Genetically Modified Crops, Bt-Brinjal, Cartagena & Nagoya Protocol: Meaning, Issues

What are DNA and Gene? What are Transgenics? Why do we need GM technology? Current issue: Recommendations of the committee: What is this GEAC: Procedure to accord approval: Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) Nagoya Protocol on Access and [...]

Map South East Asia

[Diplomacy] East Asia Summit, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Nalanda Project, Issues, Challanges India-China-US

Who are East Asia Summit Members? What are EAS priority areas? What is Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)? Why is RCEP important? Mohan’s Address to 7th East Asia Summit What is EAS Declaration on ASEAN connectivity? What is Nalanda University Project? What is [...]

Banking regulation Act

[Economy] Banking Amendment Bill: Issues, Features, Problems, Reforms meaning explained

What is Banking Regulation Act? RBI Power #1: Can remove entire Board of a Bank RBI Power #2: Connected Lending Prevention RBI Power #3: Unclaimed Accounts Public Banks Issue#1: Need consolidation Public Banks Issue#2: Need more investment Banks issue #3: More voting rights [...]

putin mohan KudanKulam talk

[Diplomacy] Putin Visit, KudanKulam, GLONASS, 13th India – Russia Annual Summit: Issues, Outcomes

Introduction Problem areas in Indo-Russia Why is Russia Unhappy? Why is India unhappy? Putin’s Wishes in Delhi visit? Business n Trade Energy: Nuke Kudankulam Nuke plant Kudankulam Nuke plant: Problems Kudankulam: Progress Kudankulam: Civil Nuke Liability Energy: Oil and Gas Defense: Indo-Russia Science [...]

Sugar control in india

[Economy] Sugar Pricing and Decontrol, Rangarajan Committee, FRP vs SAP meaning, issues, explained

How does Government control Sugar industry? Stage #1: Crops and Farmer Stage #2: Sugar Mills: What is FRP and SAP? Rangarajan Committee:Recommendations Conclusion to all the UPSC aspirants How does Government control Sugar Pricing in India? There is a lot of control by the [...]

[Economy] Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC), High Speed Rail Corridors, Rail Tariff Regulatory Authority, Issues, Reforms in Indian Railways

Why Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC)? Benefits of Dedicated Freight Corridor? High speed Rail Corridor National High Speed Rail Authority Rail Tariff Regulatory Authority Counter arguments: Rail Tariff Regulatory Authority India vs China: Railway success Rail Reforms Required Mock Questions Why Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC)? [...]

[Diplomacy] 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013: Highlights, issues, awards

Indian Diaspora: overview Remittances What is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)? Why is PBD celebrated on 9th January? What happens during PBD? 10th vs 11th: Themes, location, chief-guest What did Mohan say? #1: Invest in India #2: Safety for Indians abroad #3: Social security [...]

Madurai Malli

[Economy] Geographical Indication GI-tag: Features, Issues, benefits, Madurai Malli, Meerut scissors

What is GI tag? How is GI different than trademark? Mechanism: Internationally Mechanism India: GI Act 99 Problem/issue with GI Act? Pakistani Basmati Meerut scissors Madurai Malli Entire list? Mock Questions What is GI tag? Geographical Indication tag. A GI tag =A particular item [...]

Comic Rangarajan no comments

[Economy] Rangarajan Gas Pricing, Production Sharing Contract (PSC), APM, Non-APM, issues, recommendations

Introduction What is Production Sharing Contract(PSCs) ? Royalty-tax regime Problems faced by Oil/Gas exploration companies CAG-Audit Present Gas Pricing Mechanism 1. Administered Pricing Mechanism (APM) 2. Non-APM Criticism on Rangarajan’s gas pricing Summary points Introduction Rangarajan is a noted economist, ex-Governer of RBI, ex-MP, Chairman [...]

Citizens Charter

[Polity] Citizens’ Charter Bill 2011: Salient Features, Issues, Criticism explained

What is a Citizens’ charter? Components of a Citizens’ Charter: Advantages of Citizen charter? Indian Experience Recommendations of 2nd ARC: Citizens’ Charter Bill 2011: Salient Features Grievance Redressal Mechanism: Penalty Criticism Mock Questions Citizens’ Charter & The Right of Citizens’ For Time Bound Delivery [...]