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Amendment of criminal laws

The government has started the process of comprehensive amendments to criminal laws, Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani told Parliament in response to a question on marital rape, but warned against condemning every man as a rapist and every marriage as a violent one.

posted by 3rd Feb 2022

Economic growth at 8-8.5% in ’22-23

News India’s GDP is expected to grow by 9.2% this year and 8% to 8.5% in 2022-23, though hardening inflation and energy prices along with tightening of global liquidity pose a challenge, according to the Economic Survey for 2021-22 tabled by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament Newly appointed Chief Economic Adviser V. Anantha Nageswaran termed the 8%-8.5% GDP growth estimate for the coming year a conservative projection.

posted by 1st Feb 2022

Burkina Faso

News The African Union on suspended Burkina Faso a week after the volatile country suffered its latest coup, as envoys from West Africa and the UN headed for talks with the new junta. The AU’s 15-member Peace and Security Council said on Twitter it had voted “to suspend the participation of #BurkinaFaso in all AU activities until the effective restoration of constitutional order in the country”.

posted by 1st Feb 2022

Bomb cyclone/ bombogenesis

News: ‘Bomb cyclone’ hits eastern U.S., triggers transport chaos, outages

posted by 31st Jan 2022

Nord Stream pipeline

Why in News? The renewed tensions between Russia and Ukraine have raised the issue of Nord stream Pipeline.

posted by 31st Jan 2022

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