GI tag:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: IP Related issues.   Context: An application seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the Arunachal Pradesh Apatani textile product has been filed by a firm, Zeet Zeero Producer Company Ltd.   Apatani weave: The Apatani weave comes from the Apatani tribe living at Ziro, the headquarters of Lower Subansiri district. The …

RBI wants full ban on crypto, legal experts say it is too late:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: IT and related issues.   RBI wants full ban on crypto, legal experts say it is too late: Context: On Christmas Eve in 2013, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had issued a note cautioning Indians about financial, legal and security risks of cryptocurrency. It came four years after the …

Steps to monitor illegal liquor manufacturing in Bihar:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and issues arising out of their implementation.   Context: Bihar government has been undertaking various measures to monitor illegal liquor manufacturing in the state. Some of these measures include: Usage of drones. Appointment of judicial officers as presiding officers in the State’s 74 special courts to hear cases involving …

Executive shows a trend to disrespect court orders:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Executive shows a trend to disrespect court orders Context: Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana recently said there is a growing tendency to disregard and even disrespect the Court orders by the executive which is supposed to assist and …

Election of Speaker:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government are locked in a tussle over the election of the Speaker of the Assembly.   What’s the issue now? Following the Assembly elections …