(Current Affairs) Civil Services Mentor: India & The World | May: 2013

(Current Affairs) Civil Services Mentor: Economy & Energy | May: 2013

Economy & Energy

  • CCI approves Five Oil, Gas Blocks Operations
  • Authorized Capital of NABARD Raised
  • 10 Rupees Plastic Notes in 5 Cities
  • RBI Cuts Repo Rate by 25 Base Points
  • CCEA approved Increase of MSP of C

(Current Affairs) Civil Services Mentor: International Events | May : 2013

International Events

  • Barack Obama Signed the Violence against Women Act Reauthorization 2013
  • Violence Against Women Act of 1994
  • Pakistan Parliament passed Counter Terrorism Authority Bill
  • Roles and Functions of National Counter-Ter

(Current Affairs) Civil Services Mentor: National Events | May: 2013

CSM - May 2013: Selected Articles from Various News Papers & Journals

Selected Articles from Various Newspapers & Journals - "May 2013"

  • For the Women of India, Parliament Must Speak
  • Patently Just
  • The Dragon Gets a Bear Hug
  • Take Tamil Nadu out of Lanka Policy
  • The Great American Betrayal
  • The Long and Short of Open Defecation
  • Putting Bharat on an Equal Footing with India
  • Solidarity Sri Lanka’s Tamils can do without

(Article) CSM - May 2013: Budget 2013-14: No Pain No Gain

Budget 2013-14: No Pain No Gain

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on 28 February 2013 tabled the Union budget in the Parliament for the financial year 2013-14. P. Chidambaram was presenting his 8th Union Budget.

(Article) CSM - May 2013: Railway Budget 2013-14: On Recovery Path

Railway Budget 2013-14: On Recovery Path

Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented the Union Railway Budget for 2013-14 in Lok Sabha on 26 February 2013. Except for the fact that it was after 17 long years that a Congress minister got to present the Railway budget, there was nothing particularly unique about Pawan Kumar Bansal’s maiden essay.

(Article) CSM - May 2013: Is It Enough

Is It Enough

The Union Cabinet on 14 March 2013 cleared a Bill providing for severe punishment for rape, acid attack, stalking and voyeurism more to the point reducing the age of consent for sex to 16 years.

(Article) CSM - May 2013: From Hunger to Food Security

From Hunger to Food Security

The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on 19 March 2013 approved the National Food Security Bill. The food security bill approved is directed towards giving the right to food to around 67 per cent of India’s 120-crore population.

(Article) CSM - May 2013: Economic Survey 2012-13: Expecting Turnaround

Economic Survey 2012-13: Expecting Turnaround

Economic Survey is presented every year, just before the Union Budget. It is a flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Economic Survey reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months.


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