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Tiger Census

Status of Tiger Population in India 1. India has 2,967 tigers, a third more than in 2014, according to results of a tiger census 2. This gargantuan exercise is been conducted once in four years. 3. Madhya Pradesh saw the… Continue Reading →

Rasagola of Odisha has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication

The rasagola, a popular dessert of Odisha, has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication after years of controversy around the sweet. What was the controversy? Both Odisha and West Bengal have been contesting the origin of the… Continue Reading →

India will be most populous by 2027: UN Report

1. India is set to overtake China as the most populous country by 2027 and will have almost 1.64 billion inhabitants by 2050, says a United Nations report, adding that South Asia’s opportunity to reap the “demographic dividend” will peak… Continue Reading →

Tussle Between Lt Governor and Chief Minister of Puducherry

Government of Puducherry is headed by the Lieutenant Governor as its nominal head, with a democratically elected Chief Minister as real head of the executive. The Madras High Court ruled that the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) of Puducherry could not interfere with… Continue Reading →

PepsiCo. (Lays) vs Farmers of Gujarat: Critical Analysis

Recently food and beverages company PepsiCo dragged potato farmers of Gujarat to court for allegedly growing its registered potato variety used to make ‘Lays’ chips. Four small farmers from Sabarkantha district were sued ₹1.05 crore each, although they cite a… Continue Reading →

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