DMPQ- Write a short note on Extra Tropical Cyclone.

Temperate cyclones are also known as Extra-tropical cyclone where the term “Extra-tropical” signifies that this type of cyclone generally occurs outside the tropics with a latitude range between 30° and 60°. Characteristics of Temperate Cyclone (Extra-Tropical Cyclones) The Extra-Tropical Cyclones are storm systems emerging in the mid and high latitudes, away from the tropics. They … Read more

DMPQ- What is the process of government budgeting in the Parliament?

According to Article 112 of the Indian Constitution, the Union Budget of a year is referred to as the Annual Financial Statement (AFS). It is a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the Government in a financial year (which begins on 01 April of the current year and ends on 31 March of the following year). In addition … Read more

DMPQ- What do you mean by fiscal consolidation? What are the ways to achieve fiscal consolidation.

Fiscal Consolidation refers to the policies undertaken by Governments (national and sub-national levels) to reduce their deficits and accumulation of debt stock. Fiscal Consolidation refers to the treatment of a group of entities as one entity for taxation purposes. Simply put, the parent entity would be accountable for the entire group’s tax liabilities. Thus in simple … Read more

DMPQ- Write down the salient features of India Independence act.

The Indian Independence Act, which was based on the Mountbatten plan of June 3, was passed by the British parliament on July 5, 1947 and received royal assent or approval on July 18, 1947. Salient Features of India Independence Act, 1947 are: The partition of the Indian state and the creation of Pakistan was to … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on Shadow banking? What are the issues associated with shadow banking?

The term refers to the practice of banking like activities performed by non-banking finance companies, which are not subject to strict regulation. However, these institutions function as intermediaries between the investors and the borrowers, providing credit and generating liquidity in the system. Although these entities do not accept traditional demand deposits offered by banks, they … Read more

DMPQ- What are e cigarette? Why government recently put a blanket ban on e cigarettes?

e-Cigarettes are battery powered devices that work by heating a liquid into an aerosol that the user inhales and exhales.  The e-cigarette liquid typically contains nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerin, flavorings, and other chemicals.   Why Blanket ban: e-Cigarettes usually contain nicotine which makes product addictive. e-Cigarettes cause health hazards for youth, young adults, and pregnant women. … Read more

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