Daily Archives: 21 November, 2014

What you need to know about Subramanian Committee Recommendations on Environmental Laws Amendments

So the Forest Survey of India says that about 90% of the country’s forest area can be opened up for “development”. It says about 11% of our forests should be strict no-go zone! To implement its development agenda, the new government wants to speed up clearances – environmental in particular. This looks difficult with currentRead Full Article

Preparing GS II for Mains? These 5 videos will compliment your preparation

This post is courtesy PRS Research – a thinktank based out of New Delhi. You can find out more about them here   For the Mains Examination, especially Paper II, where issues of Indian Polity are asked, you will need to do almost all the bills that are to be tabled in the Parliament, orRead Full Article

Must Read Articles of The Day – 21 November 2014

What to read in Today’s Paper The Hindu Asia-Pacific declaration ignores sexual rights of women Cabinet clears 3 key pacts for SAARC meet CO {-2} emissions must be nil by 2070 to prevent disaster: U.N. Pakistan, Russia sign defence pact $9.3 billion climate funding pledged   Opinion/Editorial Missing links in universal health care (The Hindu) OfRead Full Article