Category: LOKSABHA INSIGHTS

All India Radio News Summary: 20 OCTOBER 2017

  All India Radio News Summary: 20 OCTOBER 2017   Kerala High Court says all inter-religious weddings cannot be viewed as ‘love jihad’. The Kerala High Court has held that all inter-religious weddings cannot be viewed as ‘love jihad’ as it upheld a marriage between members of two different communities. The court made the observations in its judgement on a...

All India Radio News Summary: 19 OCTOBER 2017

  All India Radio News Summary: 19 OCTOBER 2017   US says Washington and New Delhi are committed to building ambitious partnership to benefit nations working towards peace and stability. The United States has said that President of US and Prime Minister of India are committed to building an “ambitious” partnership that benefits not just their countries but also other...

All India Radio News Summary: 18 OCTOBER 2017

  All India Radio News Summary: 18 OCTOBER 2017   At least 74 persons killed and over 170 injured, in a series of suicide attacks by Taliban in Afghanistan In Afghanistan Taliban targeted police compounds and government facilities. Suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a police training centre and killed 41 people, including 20 police personnel, in the eastern city of...

The Big Picture: Eradication of poverty: What steps need to be taken to achieve this goal?

The Big Picture: Eradication of poverty: What steps need to be taken to achieve this goal? In a recent speech, Prime Minister of India set a target to alleviate poverty from the nation in coming 5 years. India, even after seven decades of independence, and being one of the major world economies, has about a quarter of population living under...

Policy Watch Episode: ONGC-HPCL Merger

  Policy Watch Episode:  ONGC-HPCL Merger     The Cabinet recently gave an in-principle nod to the merger of state owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited. A committee for the deal will soon be formed and the merger is likely to be completed within this financial year. HPCL will remain listed as a subsidiary of...