• Polity: PIL against IIM-A for not providing reservation to the SC/ST/OBC candidates in its PHD program. IIM-AHMEDABAD has said that the law does not mandate any reservation at “such high-level specialisation programmes. And any such reservation “could be counterproductive and might also lead to injustice to other eligible meritorious students”
  • Polity: Judiciary👩🏻‍⚖️/Separation of powers: UNION MINISTER for Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju has written to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) “suggesting” that a nominee of the government should be included in the collegium that makes recommendations for the appointment of judges.
polity: IIM-A no reservation in PHD
  • EcoPil4C-GDP/Inflation: IIMA’s BIES Business Inflation Expectations Survey (BIES) says Clear signs of Indian economy slowing down 2) MSME minister says recession is coming to Indian economy after June.
  • EcoPill1B2:Bad Loans: RBI proposes expected loss-based approach for provisioning by banks. Such technical stuff not important for the exam. ⚾️📻⚾️🎙✋
  • Quote: The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. — B F Skinner
  • Sci-Tech: NASA has announced that the James Webb Space Telescope has discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet. Exoplanet is a planet outside solar system.
  • GPSC: BHAVIN RABARI, the lead child actor in Pan Nalin’s Oscar-nominated Gujarati film Chhello Show (The Last Film Show), won the International Press Academy (IPA) award in the ‘Best Breakthrough Performance’ category at the 27th Satellite Awards held in the United States Sunday.
  • Rajasthan PSC/RPSC: notable government schemes – separate article: https://mrunal.org/2023/01/rpsc-notable-schemes-of-rajasthan-state-government-for-rpsc-1-mukhyamantri-chiranjeevi-swasthya-bima-yojana-2-mahatma-gandhi-english-medium-schools-3-indira-rasoi-yojana-4-indira-gandhi-shah.html