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Centre is trying to decimate judiciary: SC: Govt. sitting on names recommended for judges’ posts’.
Armed forces are answerable to govt.: The Armed forces are answerable to the government, otherwise there will be martial law in the country, the Supreme Court said.
Range of BrahMos to be doubled: India and Russia have agreed to double the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that the two produce together. With MTCR membership, the missile can be modified to reach 600 km.
Second Mars mission will have a closer look at the red planet: The second Indian Mars orbiter mission, MOM-2, will focus on new ways to look at Mars from a closer orbit than MOM-1, which was designed more for reaching and orbiting the red planet, according to Indian Space Research Organisation.
Extending food security: Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the two States that were holding out against pressure from New Delhi to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA), have implemented the Act.
India must ready itself to implement TFA: India must be in a state of readiness to implement the commitments under the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
Why Maldives left: It felt disrespected and discriminated against by the Commonwealth.
Flexibly, on GST: Centre must reach out to states, to settle differences and assuage fears of a loss of financial autonomy.