The Supreme Court is hearing a PIL petition that challenges the constitutional validity of Article 35A. Article 35A provisions need an understanding in the context of promises made under the Indian federation.
In August 2018, Union Cabinet approved a policy framework that permits both private and government players to explore and exploit unconventional hydrocarbons including shale gas.
COMCASA is meant to provide a legal framework for the transfer of communication security equipment from the U.S. to India. It is the India specific version of CISMOA…
CSP was a socialist group within the Indian National Congress (INC). It was founded in 1934 by socialists such as Jayaprakash Narayan and Acharya Narendra Dev.
DNA profiling is a process where a specific DNA pattern (called a profile) is obtained from a person or sample of bodily tissue for solving crimes, identifying missing persons etc.
The Central government has formulated a 5 year, Rs 8,000 crore plan to explore the deep parts of the Ocean for the possibilities of deep-sea mining. Union Ministry of Earth Sciences is tasked with coordinating the exercise and it recently unveiled a blueprint of the Deep Ocean Mission (DOM).
ISRO will soon carry out another major test for its Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) in 2019. ISRO conducted first RLV test in 2016 which was successful. The final version will take at least 10-15 years to get ready.
The government is thinking of a plan to sell LPG blended with methanol, which could facilitate reduction in its cooking gas subsidy by 1/3rd of its current prices. The plan is to manufacture methanol from abundantly available low-quality coal and other bio resources, and also produce it synthetically. The project would be implemented by the NITI Aayog.