SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- ENHANCING COOPERATION IN WEST ASIA

Introduction: India, UAE, USA and Israel held their first quadrilateral foreign ministers meeting. This crucial meeting took place during External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s ongoing visit to Israel. While Jaishankar said that that economic growth and global issues were discussed at the meeting, US highlighted trade, climate change, energy, maritime security as the core points …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- AATMANIRBHAR IN DEFENCE

Introduction: To give a thrust to Aatmanirbhar Bharat in the defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, formally handed over indigenously designed and developed equipment to the Armed forces Service Chiefs. HAL- designed and developed Light Combat Helicopter were handed over to the Chief of the Air Staff; Drones and UAVs designed and developed by Indian …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE: ACCOUNTABILITY OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Introduction: Social media platforms are flooded with fake news, hate speech and other negative elements. They are being accused of manipulating views and opinions. Moreover owners of these platforms are found selling precious data. Several countries have come up with laws in the past few months to regulate powerful social media companies. Rise of Social …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- NORTH EAST INFRA IN FOCUS

Introduction: The Northeast region of India comprises eight states- Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. According to 2011 census this 3.78% of country’s population resides in this region. It also comprises approx. 7.98% of country’s area including 5,483 Km of India’s international borders. These eight states also constitute 3.37% of country’s total …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS- LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA: THE PCA ACT 1960

Salient features: This act provides for punishment for causing unnecessary cruelty and suffering to animals. This act defines animals and different forms of animals. This Act enshrines the provisions relating to the establishment of an animal welfare board, its constitution, powers, and functions. This act discusses different forms of cruelty, exceptions, and killing of a …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- BOOSTING HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE

Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission which will be one of the largest pan-India scheme for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country. This mission will have three major aspects with an aim to strengthen the critical healthcare network from village to block to the district to the regional and …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE – PROTECTING E-COMM CONSUMERS

Introduction: Every year, 24th of December is observed as National Consumer Day. On this day, the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the assent of the president. The enactment of this Act is considered as a historic milestone in the consumer movement in the country. The National Consumer Day presents an opportunity to highlight the …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- INTERNET: REGULATING THE BAN

Introduction: The Standing Committee on communications and information technology, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, submitted its report on the suspenssion of internet services, making close to a dozen recommendations. The panel observed that Internet today is an indispensable part of everyday lives of citizens and therefore, the government should explore the possibility of banning …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- ELECTRONIC WASTE MANAGEMENT

Introduction: Electrical and electronic equipments have become an essential part of everyday life. Its availability and widespread use have enabled much of the global population to benefit from higher standards of living. However, the way in which we produce, consume, and dispose of e-waste is unsustainable. E-waste contains several toxic additives or hazardous substances such …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- HUMAN MIGRATION: REASONS & IMPACT

Introduction: Human migration and mobility is an age-old phenomena touching almost every society around the world. However things have changed over time in various ways. Examining the shifts in scale, direction, demography and frequency can help us understand how migration is evolving and can further lead to effective policies, programmes and operational responses on the …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- CONSERVING ENERGY

Introduction: Energy is a fundamental need for the essential services of cooking, heating, cooling, lighting, mobility, operation of appliances, information and communications technology and machines in every sector of every country. The lack of access to reliable and clean energy supplies is now considered as a major barrier to improving human wellbeing around the globe. …

SANSAD TV: ASSEMBLY DEBATES- POPULATION CONTROL POLICY

Introduction: On World Population Day, UP government unveiled draft Population policy 2021-30 for the state. The policy promotes two-child norm with incentives for those who adhere to it. Chorus has now been growing in several states to implement a similar policy to check population growth and optimum distribution of limited resources Highlights of the draft …

SANSAD TV: BILLS- AN INSIGHT- NATIONAL BANK FOR FINANCING INFRASTRUCTURE & DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2021

Introduction: The National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Act , 2021 establishes the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development as the principal Development Financial Institution for infrastructure financing The Bill seeks to establish the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NBFID) as the principal development financial institution (DFIs) for infrastructure financing.  DFIs …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- BANKING ON FINANCIAL INCLUSION

Introduction: Financial inclusion is an important keystone of the socio-economic development of a country as well as a significant enabler of poverty alleviation & boosting prosperity. Bringing every citizen under the formal banking system, encouraging digital payments and making financial services easily accessible and affordable for people across the country are some key aspects of …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- DATA PROTECTION

Introduction: As more and more social and economic activities take place online, the importance of privacy and data protection is being increasingly recognized. According to UN’s report on Roadmap for Digital Cooperation 2020 more than 7,000 data breaches were recorded in 2019 exposing more than 15 billion records. As per estimates, the potential cost of …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL- ATTEMPT TO REVIVE

Introduction: Representatives of Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom began the long-awaited talks in the Austrian capital, aiming to restore the 2015 accord, which limited Iran’s nuclear activities in return for the lifting of sanctions. A possible return of the United States to the deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan …