India cheers the return of ‘King Coal’ as the industry sees a buoyant future

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Infrastructure (Energy)   Source: TH  Context: After a 3-year pandemic break, the coal industry in India welcomed back its major conference (Coaltrans India conference) with a positive forecast of demand, increased production from new mines and strong demand for imports.   The prosperous future of the coal industry in India: Increased …

How are the CEC and ECs appointed, and what has the Supreme Court order changed?

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Appointment to various Constitutional Posts, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies   Source: IE  Context: A five-judge Constitution Bench of the SC unanimously ruled that a high-power committee consisting of the PM, the Leader of Opposition in LS and the CJI must pick the CEC and ECs.   How …