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  FARMER SUICIDES IN INDIA India is an agrarian country with around 60% of its people depending directly or indirectly upon agriculture. Farmer suicides account for 11.2% of all suicides in India. The number of…

  GANGA POLLUTION AND GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES News According to official sources, CGF has received around Rs 66.20 crore till August 14 this year. Of the amount, Public Sector Undertakings alone have contributed about Rs 13…

Water as a human right is as much about the quality, making sure that the water is clean and you do not get sick from drinking it, as it is about access. Safe drinking water…

GST & Related Issues The Goods and Service Tax Bill or GST Bill, officially known as The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014, proposes a national Value added Taxto be implemented in India from April 2016. "Goods and Services Tax"…

Various health and economic Impacts of Climate Change Changes in the greenhouse gas concentrations and other drivers alter the global climate and bring about myriad human health consequences.   For instance, changes in precipitation are…

INTER-STATE RIVER WATER DISPUTES IN INDIA Some of the interstate river water disputes in India Cauvery water dispute between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. The Krishna water dispute between Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The…

SUMMARY While Technology evolves very fast , law evolves very slowly in response leading to a wide gulf between them which leads to problems which can’t be solved by making law as it is not…

Origin of Reservation India is divided into many endogamous groups i.e. castes and sub-castes, as a result of centuries of following Varnashrama Dharma, a social system which translates to "types" or "order". In olden times, the castes which were considered…

THE JUDGEMENT It directed the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary to ensure that government servants, elected representatives and members of judiciary send their children to government-run primary schools. In its order, the State Government has also…

India’s indigenous cryogenic engine India’s space agency, ISRO, crossed another milestone on Thursday afternoon, launching its first 2000-kg-plus satellite on a launch vehicle powered by an indigenous engine. GSLV, or Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, is…

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