Category: RAJYA SABHA VIDEOS

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth Exploring Shale Oil

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth Exploring Shale Oil On August 1, 2018 Union Cabinet of India allowed simultaneous exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbon resources like coal-bed methane, shale and unconventional oil and natural gas. The decision is expected to boost domestic output and spur investments by different firms.   Analysis: Diagram showing types of oil and gas wells A vertical well...

Rajya Sabha TV: Policy Watch – New Forest Policy

Rajya Sabha TV: Policy Watch – New Forest Policy Draft National Policy 2018 aims at sustainable forest management by incorporating elements of ecosystem security, climate change, forest hydrology, robust framework to monitor and develop forest cover and strengthening an overall environmental balance. As per the draft that argues to revise the National Forest Policy 1988, there are concerns for biodiversity...

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth – 74th Constitutional Amendment

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth – 74th Constitutional Amendment Year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the historic 73rd and 74th amendments to the Constitution of India that conferred constitutional status to local self governments in rural and urban areas and strengthened democracy at grass root levels. Prior to these amendments only states were recognized as sub-national entities while Union,...

Rajya Sabha TV Policy Watch – Empowering NEC

Rajya Sabha TV Policy Watch – Empowering NEC Government of India has approved the plan to reposition and further empower the North Eastern Council. The NEC is a statutory body with eight North eastern states as its members. It was established in 1971 to ensure balanced and coordinated development of North Eastern states. The new decision to appoint Home Minister...

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth: The Emergency

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth: The Emergency “Emergency” in India wasa period of 21 months during 1975 to 1977 declared by the then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi and officially issued by President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed under Article 352 of the Constitution of India because of the prevailing “internal disturbances”. This gave the Prime Minister an authority to Rule by...