1. Can’t be pushed into a decision: Speaker : (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Significant provisions of the Constitution; Article 190
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life; POCSO Act.
3. Tread with caution: (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Social Justice : The Union Cabinet has cleared the Occupational, Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, a week after it approved the Code on Wages Bill. The latter seeks to include more workers under the purview of minimum wages and proposes a statutory national minimum wage for different geographic regions, to ensure that States will not fix minimum wages below those set by the Centre.
4. Picking out plastic:(GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessmentThe Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has put 52 producers, brand owners and importers, including big online retailers such as Amazon and Flipkart, and companies such as Patanjali Ayurved and Britannia, on notice, for failing to take responsibility for their plastic waste.
5. A welcome debate on electoral reforms : (GS-1)
UPSC Syllabus:Polity; issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure Advocacy over the years: Giving the Election Commission of India (ECI) powers to deregister recalcitrant political parties; inclusion of proportional representation system; and revisiting the Information Technology Act, to strengthen social media regulations.
6. Jobless growth becomes more systemic: (GS-3)
UPSC Syllabus: : Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employmentThe findings of the latest employment survey, called the Periodic Labour Force Survey (201718), are a cause for concern as the scenario is still far from anything that would denote decent employment. The two biggest issues here are: the shrinking share of the labour force; and the rising unemployment.
7. Facial-recognition system will not violate privacy: (GS-1) & (GS-3)
UPSC Syllabus:Right issues; Right to Privacy; Security challenges and deployment of technology The AFRS, being implemented by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), is a component of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), a national database of crimes and criminals.
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