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Bracing for global impact after Soleimani’s assassination

Details: Major General Qassem Soleimani, was the Commander of Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), formed for extra-territorial operations. During the past decade, Qassem Soleimani had managed to leverage the disarray in west Asia to enhance Iranian influence in Arab countries with a significant Shia population such as Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen. He was… Continue reading Bracing for global impact after Soleimani’s assassination

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Missing the wood: On anti-CAA resolution in Kerala Assembly

Resolution is allowed: The principal objection that citizenship being a matter concerning the Union, it is not open to State Assemblies to give their opinion on it, is not valid. If a State government believes that a parliamentary law is not constitutional, it is possible for the State legislature to call for its repeal. Some… Continue reading Missing the wood: On anti-CAA resolution in Kerala Assembly

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Explained: What Railways restructure means

Why is it important? For GS Paper 2 (Contribution of Civil service), GS paper 4 (Morale of Civil servants) and Public Administration Paper 1 and Paper 2 Why in news? The Cabinet recently approved trimming of the Railway Board, the powerful body that governs the Indian Railways. From nine, the Board will now have only five… Continue reading Explained: What Railways restructure means

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Indian Railways needs restructuring and modernisation

The Railway Ministry sets broad policy, the regulator implements the principles of competition determined by that policy and the present Railway Board becomes a corporate board for the Indian Railways trains. As a committee, we decided to focus more on the process, especially human resources and finance. Out of 20-odd committees, other than ours, it… Continue reading Indian Railways needs restructuring and modernisation