Polity⚖️

  • Polity: election: Representation of People Act, 1951 prohibits anyone confined in a prison from exercising the most fundamental civil liberty of voting. This includes both convicts and undertrials.
  • Polity: legislature: All-India Presiding Officers’ Conference held in Jaipur. It is a summit attended by all the speakers of Lok Sabha, RS, Vidhan Sabha.
  • Polity: Federalism / separation of powers / election: Refund Rs 163 cr advertizement spend within 10 days: AAP gets notice from ‘Delhi LG govt.
  • Polity: judiciary: Basic Structure of the Constitution: KESAVANANDA BHARATI/NJAC/Basic structure controversy: Separate article and meme click me
  • Polity: legislature: All-India Presiding Officers’ Conference held in Jaipur. It is a summit attended by all the speakers of Lok Sabha, RS, Vidhan Sabha.
KESAVANANDA BHARATI basic structure
  • EcoPill1D-Insurance/ pension/ financial inclusion: DELHI High Court has directed the Centre to grant the benefit of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) to all personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) whose recruitment process was completed by December 31, 2003 but who joined the force after January 1, 2004.
  • Science-Health: Global Mental Health Summit, was held in Chennai DECEMBER 2022.

Ethics(GSM4)☯️

  • Quote: A King will have his way in his own hall, be it folly or wisdom. —JRR Tolkien
  • Ethics : Crime and punishment: Delhi Lt Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena recently asked the Delhi Development Authority to allocate 1.6 lakh square metres of land to build a new prison complex on the outskirts of the national capital. Earlier President Droupadi Murmu had wondered “I hear these days that we will have to make new prisons because prisons are overcrowded. If we are moving towards progress as a society, then why do we need new jails? We should be closing down the existing ones,”. Criminal justice system is based on four pillars — deterrence, retribution, prevention, and reformation. Knowingly or unknowingly, ours seems to be inclined towards retribution.
President Droupadi Murmu on jails
  • Ethics : International relations Ethics: 1973 Nobel Peace Prize given to U.S. diplomat Henry Kissinger and North Vietnam’s Le Duc Tho. This was criticised because Kissinger had the full knowledge the Vietnam War was unlikely to end any time soon.

PIN-GK🏋️

  • PIN-Death: SOCIALIST leader and former JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav. He was elected to the Lok Sabha seven times, was Rajya Sabha MP for four terms and served as minister in the V P Singh and Vajpayee governments.
  • PIN: Book- “Spare” by Prince Harry the Husband of Chhoti Bahu Megan Markel.