China’s status as a ‘developing country’ at the World Trade Organization (WTO):

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions.   Context: China’s status as a ‘developing country’ at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has become a contentious issue with a number of countries raising concerns over the upper middle-income nation deriving benefits reserved for developing countries under WTO norms. Moreover, concerns have been raised over the …

How Election Commission decides on party symbols?

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   How Election Commission decides on party symbols? Context: Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s newly formed party Punjab Lok Congress has received its party symbol – Hockey stick and ball.     Firstly, how are symbols allotted to political …