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Centre Rejects UP Government’s Move To Shift 17 OBC’s To SC List

Why is it in News?

On 2nd July 2019, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment said in the Rajya Sabha that shifting of 17 Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to the Schedule Caste list is unconstitutional, and a transgression of Parliament’s jurisdiction.

Nagaland Plans To Implement NRC

Why is it in News?

Nagaland on 29th June announced starting of its own National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Aadhaar Bill Re-introduced In The Parliament

Why is it in News?

Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019, has been re-introduced in the parliament by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

MOSPI Will Set Up ‘National Data Warehouse’

Why is it in News?

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has proposed to set up a ‘National Data Warehouse’ wherein big data analytical tools will be leveraged to further improve the quality of macro-economic aggregates. The ministry is also redrafting the National Policy on Official Statistics (NPOS).

Electoral Bonds

Why is it in News?

The Supreme Court has passed an interim order directing the political parties to provide complete information to the Election Commission of India in sealed cover regarding the donations received through Electoral Bonds.

Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

Why is it in News?

Real Estate Company ‘Embassy Office Parks REIT” will be the first company to set up a Real Estate Investment Trust in India with plans to raise Rs 4,500 crore.

Permanent Residence Certificate (PRC)

Why is it in News?

Recent situation in Arunachal Pradesh was tensed due to PRC given to six non-Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribe communities

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