Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank

About Admission of Members The bank admits the members of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP, formerly the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East or ECAFE) and non-regional developed countries. Main Partners ADB’s main partners are governments, the private sector, nongovernment organizations, development agencies, community-based organizations, and foundations. Main Instruments […]

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

About Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog set up in 1989 out of a G-7 meeting of developed nations in Paris. Objective FATF Recommendations FATF Sessions Who are the Members and Observers of FATF? Members India and FATF Observers Who is the FATF President? What is the FATF Secretariat? What are the Grey and Black Lists […]

Sahkar Se Samriddhi

Sahkar Se Samriddhi

Ministry of Cooperation What Is Cooperative Movement? Facts About Cooperatives Challenges In Cooperative Sector (Shivaji Rao Patil Committee On Cooperatives (2019) Related Links: PM-AASHA Scheme Saubhagya Scheme ADITI Scheme UNNATI Scheme

Governor of India

Governor of India

Constitutional Provisions Related to Governor The term of governor’s office is normally 5 years but it can be terminated earlier by: Historical Background Issues Recommendations S.R. Bommai Judgement Other Cases and Recommendations Constitutional provisions Related Links: S.R. Bommai vs Union of India  Government of India Act 1858 Parts of Indian Constitution Most Important Supreme Court Judgements

Union Territories and Special Areas

Union Territories and Special Areas

 About Currently, there are 8 Union Territories namely The union territories have been created for a variety of reasons: Power of Parliament to make Laws Constitutional Provisions for Delhi Scheduled Areas Article 244(1) – Provisions of the 5th Schedule shall apply to the administration and control of the scheduled areas in every state other than Meghalaya, Tripura, Assam, and […]

Anti Dumping Duty

Anti Dumping Duty

Dumping Objective Different from Countervailing Duties ADD is a customs duty on imports providing protection against the dumping of goods at prices substantially lower than the normal value whereas Countervailing duty is a customs duty on goods that have received government subsidies in the originating or exporting country. WTO’s Provisions Related to Anti-Dumping Duty Who imposes countervailing […]

High Court of India

High Court of India

The Jurisdiction of the High Court are as mentioned below – Eligibility Criteria for High Court Judge Certain eligibility criteria need to be fulfilled to be appointed as a judge in any High court in India. Given below are the set of eligibility criteria mandatory for the appointment of High Court judges: Tenure of judges […]

Purchasing Managers Index

Purchasing Managers Index

Significance of PMI Institution Responsible for Releasing PMI for India Methodology Reading of the PMI Related Links: Wholesale Price Index- WPI CPI – Consumer Price Index Index of Industrial Production or IIP Core Industries

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

About Origin Jurisdiction How does the NIA take up a probe? State government Central government Sanction Other What is NIA Special Courts? The Central Government for the trial of Scheduled Offences constitutes one or more Special Courts under Section 11 and 22 of the NIA Act 2008. Composition: Jurisdiction of Special Courts: Recent Amendments in the […]

Supreme Court of India

Supreme Court of India

Brief History of the Supreme Court of India What are the Constitutional Provisions? Organizational Structure of the Supreme Court The Seat of the Supreme Court Appointment of Judges  Collegium System Who Heads the Collegium System? Working of the Collegium System and The National Judicial Appointments Commission? Qualifications Required for the Appointment of Judges? What are […]

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