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The Hindu Newspaper Analysis 1 July 2023

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  • Under Article 164 of the Constitution, the Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor without any advice from anyone. But he appoints the individual Ministers only on the advice of the Chief Minister. The Article implies that the Governor cannot appoint an individual Minister according to his discretion. So, logically, the Governor can dismiss a Minister only on the advice of the Chief Minister.
  • R. Ambedkar had stated unambiguously in the Constituent Assembly that there is no executive function which a Governor can perform independently under the Constitution.

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  • The pleasure of the Governor under the Constitution of India insofar as it relates to the Ministers is not the same as that of the colonial Governor.
  • In Shamsher Singh and Anr vs State Of Punjab (1974)
  • Nabam Rebia vs Deputy Speaker

  • There is a slow realisation that Africa, a continent, accounting for nearly 17% of the world’s population today and reaching 25% in 2050, needs to be studied closely.
  • Because India’s rise as a global player is inevitably linked to the kind of partnership it enjoys with Africa.
  • transitions unfolding in Africa: demographic, economic, political and social.
  • Superimposed on this landscape is the sharpening competition among at least half a dozen external partners such as China, Russia, the United States, the European Union, Japan, Türkiye and the United Arab Emirates for strengthening their relations with parts of Africa to ensure market access, gain energy and mineral security, and increase political and economic influence.

  • In talk with Putin, Modi calls for ‘dialogue and diplomacy’ to end war in Ukraine
  • Kremlin says PM expressed support for Putin’s decisive actions on Wagner mutiny, discussed SCO summit, U.S. visit, bilateral projects and trade;
  • Russia indicates that Putin may attend the G-20 summit in September;
  • China confirms that Xi will attend the SCO summit via video-conference

  • Concerned over the increasing “dark patterns” of misleading advertisements, creating false urgency, confirm-shaming, forced action, subscription traps and nagging on online platforms, the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry has decided to issue specific guidelines to control them.
  • National Consumer Helpline (NCH) by calling ‘1915’

About Dark Patterns:

  • What it is? It is a user interface that has been crafted to trick or manipulate users into making choices that are detrimental to their interests.
  • The term ‘Dark Patterns’ was coined by user experience designer Harry Brignull in 2010.
  • Dark patterns endanger the experience of internet users and make them more vulnerable to financial and data exploitation by BigTech firms.

  • What are the Core Sector Industries?
  • These core industries are considered as main or key industries of the economy and serve as the backbone of all other industries
  • The eight-core sector industries include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity
  • The eight Core Industries in decreasing order of their weightage: Refinery Products> Electricity> Steel> Coal> Crude Oil> Natural Gas> Cement> Fertilizers.
  • The eight core industries comprise 40.27% of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
  • Index of Industrial Production (IIP)
  • It is an index that tracks manufacturing activity in different sectors of an economy.
  • It is a composite indicator that measures the growth rate of industry groups classified under:
  • Broad sectors, namely, Mining, Manufacturing, and Electricity.
  • Use-based sectors, namely Basic Goods, Capital Goods, and Intermediate Goods.
  • It is the only measure of the physical volume of production.
  • It is compiled and published monthly by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
  • The base year of the index has been revised to 2011-12 from 2004-05 in alignment with the new series of IIP.

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