1. Ramappa temple in Telangana, and its UNESCO tag Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; International Organisations On Sunday, UNESCO inscribed the 13th-century Ramappa temple in Palampet, Telangana as a World Heritage Site. Why it matters A World Heritage Site is a location with an “outstanding universal value”. This signifies “cultural and/or natural... Continued.
1. Karnataka’s organised crime law, Lankesh murder, and an HC order Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance The Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA), 2000, a stringent law modelled on the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, 1999, is at the centre of a controversy in Karnataka relating to... Continued.
1. A Bill to stop strikes at ordnance factories Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance Amid the din in Parliament on Thursday over allegations of snooping by the government using the Pegasus spyware, and the three farm bills, Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt introduced the Essential Defence Services... Continued.
1. Limits of cooperation: On reforms in cooperative sector Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance Reforms required in Cooperative sector The cooperative movement certainly needs reform and revitalisation. Beset by political interference, many cooperative societies do not hold elections regularly, while some are superseded frequently. The 97th Constitution Amendment, which... Continued.