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FATF
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Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the international watchdog on money laundering and terrorism financing. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was founded in July 1989 by a Group of Seven (G-7) Summit in [Read More]

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MPLADS
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MPLADS

The Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) is a Government of India-funded Central Sector Scheme. The Scheme’s purpose is to enable MPs to promote development projects in their constituencies, with a focus on [Read More]

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How to Repeal a Law
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How to Repeal a law

Under General Clauses Act, 1897, Section 6 ‘Repeal’ refers to the entire abrogation or obliteration of one Act by another from the statute book ‘as if it had never been passed’. As per Article 245 [Read More]

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Smart Cities
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Smart Cities

A ‘smart city’ is a highly developed metropolitan area in terms of general infrastructure, long-term real estate, communications, and market viability. The Government of India launched the world’s largest suite of urban rejuvenation programmes in [Read More]

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Cyclone
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Cyclones in Indian Ocean

Tropical cyclones are more prone to occur in the Indian Ocean since it lies between the tropics. Tropical cyclones are strong storms that form over tropical oceans and then travel inland, wreaking havoc on coastal [Read More]

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AFSPA
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Armed Forces Special Powers Act

The Armed Personnel Special Powers Act (AFSPA) empowers armed forces to keep the peace in “disturbed areas. “If they believe a person is breaking the law, they have the ability to prevent a gathering of [Read More]

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News Today 19.01.2022
News Today

The SilverLine project is anti-development

Six months after I first proposed in these pages that the Kerala government review its SilverLine rail project, critical voices have only grown in strength. The Chief Minister, however, has publicly affirmed his intention to [Read More]

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News Today 19.01.2022
News Today

What’s behind the Houthis’ UAE attacks?

The roots of the Houthi movement can be traced to “Believing Youth” (Muntada al-Shahabal-Mu’min), a Zaydi revivalist group founded by Hussein al-Houthi and his father, Badr al-Din al-Houthi, in the early 1990s. Badr al-Din was [Read More]

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News Today 19.01.2022
News Today

Preventing genocide

In the last few weeks, incendiary speeches by Yati Narsinghanand at a religious assembly have reignited discussion regarding hate speech, and the limits of the law. The speeches made include calls for the genocide of [Read More]

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News Today 19.01.2022
News Today

Inflation conundrum

While North Block mandarins seek to conjure up policy levers in the upcoming Budget to spur India’s fragmented economic recovery along, the latest official data suggest industrial output is stuttering with a meagre 1.4% growth [Read More]

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