Relevant News / Current Affair for UPSC CIvil Service Exam 18-11-2013

SC refuses to entertain plea on Telangana issue The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL challenging Union Cabinet’s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to carve out a separate Telangana state. A bench of justices H.L. Dattu and Madan B. Lokur said the petition filed against bifurcation of

Banking Structure Plausible Vision, Flawed Approach of RBI

Download PDF version T T Ram Mohan ( teaches at IIM Ahmedabad. The author benefi ted from discussions with R Krishnamurthy, former managing director of SBI Life. Following the crisis of 2007, there is renewed focus the world over on banking structure. This encompasses a number of related matters: the

Why India remains malnourished

Despite a fast-growing economy and the largest anti-malnutrition programme, India has the world’s worst level of child malnutrition. The government plans to pump in Rs 1,23,580 crore over the next five years to tackle the problem. Jyotsna Singh travels to highly malnourished districts in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, while Kundan