GS-2, Indian Polity, Uncategorized

SC sends back draft on judges’ appointment

The Supreme Court has raised concerns over two issues in the draft Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointment of judges including the one relating to government’s right to reject a recommendation on concerns of national interest. Other clauses include clauses on the role of the Attorney-General of India in the appointment of Supreme Court judges… Continue reading SC sends back draft on judges’ appointment

GS-3, Internal security, Uncategorized

National insecurity

Indian Express Issue Accountability needs to be set for lapses in the National Security. Context Something is seriously wrong with our counter-terror security establishment,” Parliament’s Standing Committee on Home Affairs has reported regarding attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot. It said that something is seriously wrong with our counter-terror security establishment, Its… Continue reading National insecurity

Editorials, GS-2, Uncategorized

Bitter medicine for the Centre

The Hindu The Supreme Court has set up a three-member committee headed by former Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha to perform the statutory functions of the Medical Council of India. Issues which needs reform on urgent basis are: Need to reduce the cost of medical education and increase access in different parts of the… Continue reading Bitter medicine for the Centre

GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

NOTA on my ballot

Article Link Summary: With the announcement of latest round of assembly elections, discussions surrounding NOTA have once again come to the fore. The last option on the electronic voting machine carries a symbol of a big, fat cross mark to denote “none of the above”, or NOTA. It was designed by Ahmedabad’s National Institute of… Continue reading NOTA on my ballot