DAILY NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS

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29 August 2019

Democracy and its discontents

By Aspire IAS

Institutions of electoral democracy have evolved over the centuries, with notable innovations in the U.K., France and the U.S. that provided models for electoral democracies everywhere.


India’s proposal to upgrade the protection of star tortoises (Geochelone elegans), the smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) and small-clawed otters (Anoyx cinereus) in CITES have been approved.


According to a study published in American Psychologist, for the first time in history, 86% of US adults have admitted that men and women are equally intelligent.


There are reports that the cabinet will take a call on reconstituting the Law Commission.


29 August 2019

Public health versus free speech

By Aspire IAS

Tobacco companies will try their best to prevent pictorial warning on cigarette packages in the U.S.