Insights Daily Current Events, 21 January 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 January 2015 Make in Northeast The central government has announced “Make in Northeast” initiative beginning with a comprehensive tourism plan for the region. Objective: It will not only generate revenue for Northeast but also create job opportunities to prevent the exodus of youth which is presently taking place from the …

Lok Sabha TV Insights: Land Acquisition Ordinance

Lok Sabha TV Insights: Land Acquisition Ordinance ARCHIVES The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 was passed by Parliament in September 2013. Key features of the Act were – Public purpose: The Act shall apply when land is acquired for ‘public purpose’. This includes land acquisition for …

Lok Sabha – Insights: Working of Parliament in Winter Session

 Working of Parliament in Winter Session – Insights 24/12/2014 Video Not Available (This post is an experimental feature as of Now) About 12 bills were passed in in parliament in winter session 2014 (see more), which got concluded on 23rd Dec. (adjournment sine die). Sufficient numbers with government in Lok Sabha enabled government to push …

The Big Picture – Uniform Civil Code: What’s the blueprint?

The Big Picture – Uniform Civil Code: What’s the blueprint? Summary: The debate about this controversial issue has been on this country for decades dating back to even before independence. The need for it has been underlined even in the constitution under Article 44 as a Directive Principle. However, despite periodic debate over it none …

Insights Daily Current Events, 15 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 15 December 2014 Pro IS Tweeter arrested A pro IS Tweeter was arrested in Bangalore. It was a coordinated effort of British and Indian Intelligence agencies along with Bangalore City Police. However the arrested person has said that he hasn’t waged war against any allies of India and do not possess …

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 December 2014 Measures to reduce pendency of cases in consumer courts The Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has said that the government has taken a number of measures to reduce pendency of cases in the consumer courts. The measures include: State Governments have been requested …

News Analysis: Financial Crises in Aviation Sector

ARCHIVES   Financial Crises in Aviation Sector All India Radio News Analysis:   http://www.newsonair.com/writereaddata/broadcast/Daily-Spotlight-Bulletins-33611.mp3 MAIN ISSUES AND GOVERNMENT POLICIES: There is no rationalization of jet fuel prices. So fuel cost is very high and it is one of the highest in the world. 40% of operating cost or expenditure  goes for fuel. Expenditure and costs …

News Analysis: Safety of Working Women

… ARCHIVES All India Radio http://www.newsonair.com/writereaddata/broadcast/Daily-Spotlight-Bulletins-33547.mp3 Safety of Working Women Delhi has once again witnessed the horrors of rape. Here the offender who is involved is a taxi driver who was operating taxi in the night. SYSTEM FAILURE: Even though with a such a large population it appears impossible to prevent every crime but if …