Daily Archive: January 9, 2017

AIR spotlight summary on “Election Commissions proposal against 200 nonexistent political parties”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Election Commissions proposal against 200 nonexistent political parties”. Introduction The Election Commission of India (ECI) is proposing to Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to delist 200 political parties. Election Commission has been saying from quite some time that it needs to be equipped and given more teeth to deal with the issue of...

Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum: Why to Pay Service Charge?

    Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum: Why to Pay Service Charge?       Hotels and restaurants have been advised to inform that the service charge is discretionary, voluntary and a consumer dissatisfied with the services can have it waived off. Department of Consumer Affairs said that the service charge billed in the total amount along with taxes is...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 January 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 January 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Bengaluru Hosts 14th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas   The 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, billed as the largest convergence of Indian diaspora, has begun in Bengaluru. The ‘Youth Pravasi...

Insights into Editorial: Security Council Resolution 2322 – Will it Strengthen Multilateral cooperation in Counter-terrorism?

    Insights into Editorial: Security Council Resolution 2322 – Will it Strengthen Multilateral cooperation in Counter-terrorism?   Summary: Seeking to strengthen the international response to terrorism, UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at enhancing and fortifying judicial cooperation worldwide. By resolution 2322, the 15-nation body underlined the importance of strengthening international cooperation, including by investigators, prosecutors...