Is stubble burning a major contributor to Delhi
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Is stubble burning a major contributor to Delhi's air pollution?

In recent times, Delhi has gained notoriety for having the most polluted air in the world. The situation aggravates during winter months (October to January) when the air is colder, and particles tend to remain suspended in the air for a longer duration. The primary cause for this is the practice of stubble burning in neighboring states such as Punjab and Haryana. 

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Disqualification Grounds for MPs & MLAs
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Disqualification Grounds for MPs & MLAs

The disqualification of a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a consequential event in politics, marking the removal of an elected representative from their position due to certain legal or constitutional violations. In the world’s biggest democracy like India, where every politician plays a role, disqualifying a Member of Parliament (MP) or Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) can be an unexpected twist keeping both the audience and political pundits on the edge of their seats. 

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Exposing the Reality of Bonded Labour in India: An Overview
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Exposing the Reality of Bonded Labour in India: An Overview

Imagine a low-income family in a village who borrowed some money to pay for their daughter's medical treatment. The local landlord lends them the money but sets very high-interest rates. To pay off the debt, the family is forced to work in the landlord's fields for very little pay.

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Last Month Strategies to crack CLAT PG 2024
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Last Month Strategies to crack CLAT PG 2024

Hey there, CLAT PG aspirants! 

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Odd-Even Rule Returns: Can Delhi find Relief from Pollution?
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Odd-Even Rule Returns: Can Delhi find Relief from Pollution?

The government of Delhi is taking measures to combat the deteriorating air quality in the city. The odd-even car rationing scheme will return from 13 November to 20 November, and vehicles will be restricted based on the last digits of their license plates. 

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Electoral Bonds: Understanding the Anonymity Concerns in India
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Electoral Bonds: Understanding the Anonymity Concerns in India's Political Financing

Imagine being able to support your favorite political party without anyone knowing it was you. Sounds intriguing, right? This can be done with the help of electoral bonds. This might sound complicated, but they're like a hidden key to political donations in India. Ever since the electoral bonds scheme was introduced in 2018, more than half, or 57%, of the funds extended through bonds have gone to the BJP. 🤯

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Formation of States & UTs in India
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Formation of States & UTs in India

The transition of India from a colonial-era picture, comprising British-controlled provinces and princely states under local monarchs, to the integrated nation we see today was a monumental task undertaken between 1947 and 1950. The political map of India in 1947 was quite different as compared to the present one.

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Top 10 October Current Affairs 2023
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Top 10 October Current Affairs 2023

Hey Readers! It's that time of the month when we bring you our monthly current affairs tapping what's hot & happening around the world. October 2023 brought us a month of festivities, but the race for acing exams never stops. To do so, staying in the loop is crucial, and we've got your back. So, we've compiled 10 headline-worthy events that matter in competitive exams.

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Constitutional Amendments: List of Amendments to our Indian Constitution
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Constitutional Amendments: List of Amendments to our Indian Constitution

'To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.'

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Law of War in International Law
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Law of War in International Law

Since the beginning, humans have resorted to violence in cases of disagreements. However, people from around the world felt the need to limit the brutalities of war, and the humanitarian spirit of humans led to the first-ever Geneva Convention of 1864, culminating in the birth of modern humanitarian laws which established the basic limits on how wars can be fought. These universal laws of war protect those not fighting, as well as those who are no longer able to.

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Lesser known facts on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
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Lesser known facts on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, often referred to as the "Iron Man of India," is a significant figure in India's history. Born on October 31, 1875, in Nadiad, Gujarat, his life is a remarkable journey of determination and leadership. Patel's legacy is marked by his crucial role in uniting India's princely states after gaining independence.

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Securities and Exchange Board of India
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Securities and Exchange Board of India

The Securities and Exchange Board of India, often referred to as SEBI is like a watchdog for the Indian financial markets. It was created in 1992 to protect regular people who invest in stocks and other financial products while also overseeing and regulating the functioning of stock exchanges and mutual funds. As a guardian of the Indian financial infrastructure. SEBI plays a crucial role in maintaining transparency, ensuring fair practices, and fostering investor confidence in the dynamic world of securities and investments.

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Recent Criminal Law Judgments of 2023
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Recent Criminal Law Judgments of 2023

Studying recent judgments is very important for CLAT PG and other competitive exams in law. It's a gateway to fresh legal updates and evolving interpretations by the courts. 

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United Nations Organizations
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United Nations Organizations

The United Nations, often called the UN, is like a big team of countries trying to keep peace and help each other. They've been around for a long time and have done a lot of important things like one of its agencies called the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) watches over nuclear stuff in nearly 180 countries.

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Competition Commission of India (CCI): All you need to know
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Competition Commission of India (CCI): All you need to know

Imagine you went to a shopping mall filled with stores, all trying to sell you stuff. But instead of giving you good deals, these stores gang up to make things more expensive. That's where the Competition Commission of India (CCI) steps in, like a mall guardian. Its job is to make sure these stores play fair and don't team up to hike prices. Why? Because for an economy to grow, trade needs to be easy and free. Businesses should compete without any unfair tricks, and CCI ensures this happens.

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How is Israel-Palestine conflict different from Russia-Ukraine war?
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How is Israel-Palestine conflict different from Russia-Ukraine war?

The "Ukraine is Palestine" comparison has been all over the internet, with people comparing Putin to Hitler, which is problematic. Since the Russia-Ukraine crisis started, many nations faced tough challenges, like energy market instability, food security threats, refugees, and even nuclear concerns. Most Western democracies backed Ukraine, but Israel had to weigh its options. These democracies though wanted to support their Western pals but they also worried about upsetting Russia, which could empower the anti-Israel coalition led by Iran in their neighbourhood.

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Same-Sex Marriage Verdict of Supreme Court: Highlights, Timeline
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Same-Sex Marriage Verdict of Supreme Court: Highlights, Timeline

In a closely-watched verdict, India's Supreme Court, by a 3:2 majority, ruled against granting legal recognition to same-sex marriages. The decision came after a marathon 10-day hearing by a five-judge constitution bench led by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud. During the proceedings, petitioners emphasized the LGBTQIA+ community's equality rights and their desire for a dignified life, just like heterosexual couples.

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Nithari Killings: Shocking Acquittal in Rape, Murder & Cannibalism case
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Nithari Killings: Shocking Acquittal in Rape, Murder & Cannibalism case

Get ready to delve into a bone-chilling story from India's recent past, the Nithari serial murders. These gruesome crimes occurred in the house of a businessman named Moninder Singh Pandher in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, between 2005 and 2006, which led to convictions and death sentences for the accused.

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