27 Oct, 2020
52 Min Read
|GS-II||Israel Sudan Issue||International Relations|
|Model Code of Conduct: MP CM remark on a woman Case Study||Indian Polity|
|Gujarat High Court 1st to Live Stream Court Proceedings on Youtube||Governance|
|In- House Procedure Against Judges of Higher Judiciary||Governance|
|GS-III||ESI Scheme extended to Arunachal Pradesh||Economic Issues|
|India much safer against Tsunami threat: INCOIS||Disaster and Disaster management|
Model Code of Conduct: MP CM remark on a woman Case Study
Recently, the Election Commission (EC) has found former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister’s remark on a woman politician violative of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).
What is a Model Code of Conduct?
Components of Model Code of Conduct
Should MCC be legally binding?
Benefits of Live Streaming
What is in the News?
What are the Issues Involved?
Action in Cases of Misconduct of Judges:
What is the In-House Procedure:
Convalescent Plasma Therapy:
Impact of the Findings:
What is the news?
According to experts from the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information System (INCOIS), India is much safer against tsunami threats than it was in 2004, due to the establishment of a state-of-the-art tsunami early warning system at INCOIS.
Indian Tsunami Early Warning System
Recent Focus in Tsunami Warning Capability:
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