● Black hydrogen – produced by the use of fossil fuel ● Pink hydrogen – produced through electrolysis, but using energy from nuclear power sources. ● Grey hydrogen – produced from natural gas. ● Green hydrogen – the emerging novel concept, is a zero-carbon fuel made by electrolysis using renewable power from wind and solar … Read more
On the basis of the attitude of the state towards religion, three types of states can be conceived of: (a) Atheistic State: The state is anti-religion and hence, condemns all religions. (b) Theocratic State: The state is pro-religion and hence, declares one particular religion as the state religion, as for example, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, Sri … Read more
The 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 transferred five subjects to Concurrent List from State List, that is, (a) education, (b) forests, (c) weights and measures, (d) protection of wild animals and birds, and (e) administration of justice; constitution and organisation of all courts except the Supreme Court and the high courts.
Nidhi refers to any mutual benefit society notified by the Central Govt as a Nidhi Company. They are created mainly for cultivating the habit of thrift and savings amongst its members. •The companies doing Nidhi business (borrowing from members and lending to members only), are known under different names such as Nidhi, Permanent Fund, Benefit … Read more
Logistics Performance Index (LPI) is released by World Bank as part of its report every two years based on a world-wide survey of stakeholders. LPI index measures countries across 6 components: (i) Customs, (ii) Quality of trade and transport related infrastructure, (iii) Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments, (iv) Logistics quality and competence, (v) Tracking … Read more
• ODF+ focuses on toilets with water, maintenance and hygiene • ODF++ focuses on toilets with sludge and septage management. • Water Plus aims to sustain toilets by treating and reuse of water
In our Parliamentary democracy, the Speaker’s office plays a critical role. The Speaker is the guardian of Parliamentary democracy’s traditions. Within the House, she is the final interpreter of the Constitution. In the Warrant of Precedence, she stands next only to the President, the Vice-President, and the Prime Minister. The office’s expenses are charged to … Read more
The ordinance is an emergency provision, through which the executive can make laws when the parliament is not in session. Indian constitution under the articles 123 and 213 makes provision for an ordinance making power of union and the states respectively. Ordinance-making power is an exceptional provision with the executive to respond to unforeseen circumstances. … Read more