Amnesty Scheme For Infrastructure And Industrial Projects

Amnesty Scheme For Infrastructure And Industrial Projects: The union environment ministry has put together an amnesty scheme for infrastructure and industrial projects that have violated environmental clearance norms. The SOP is a result of orders from the National Green Tribunal, which earlier this year directed the ministry to put in place penalties and an SOP […]

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA): The death of Father Stan Swamy, a Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist, while in judicial custody, has brought the stringent provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) into the focus. UAPA is the India’s main anti-terrorism legislation, but the law makes it more difficult to obtain bail. This difficulty […]

Cabinet Committees

Cabinet Committees: After a large-scale rejig at the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister effected some changes in Cabinet committees. Eight Cabinet Committees: Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Cabinet Committee on Accommodation. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs. Cabinet Committee on Security. Cabinet Committee on Investment and […]

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has demanded an additional $200 billion fund flow to developing countries from various sources to manage nature through 2030. It is one of many demands and targets that have been set through 2030 in the official draft of a new Global Biodiversity Framework. […]

Country’s First Green Hydrogen Mobility Project

Country’s First Green Hydrogen Mobility Project: REL, a 100% subsidiary of NTPC, signed a MoU with Union Territory of Ladakh and the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) to setup the country’s first Green Hydrogen Mobility project. The signing of the MoU was also marked with the inauguration of NTPC’s first solar installations in Leh […]