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MISSION SHAKTI: INDIA SHOT A LOW-EARTH ORBIT SATELLITE, ENTER INTO AN ELITE CLUB OF NATIONS

MISSION SHAKTI: INDIA SHOT A LOW-EARTH ORBIT SATELLITE, ENTER INTO AN ELITE CLUB OF NATIONS

29 March 2019

THE NEWS Indian scientists have shot down a ‘live’ satellite in low earth orbit (LEO) by using an anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile which covered a distance of 300 km to engage the target. MISSION SHAKTI: Mission Shakti, an anti-satellite missile test, was a technological mission carried out by DRD...

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NO ROLE FOR SUPREME COURT IN LOK SABHA SPEAKER’S MONEY BILL RULING: CENTRE

NO ROLE FOR SUPREME COURT IN LOK SABHA SPEAKER’S MONEY BILL RULING: CENTRE

29 March 2019

THE NEWS The Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, appearing for the Centre defended the passage of the Finance Act, 2017 as a Money Bill in circumvention of the Rajya Sabha. THE ISSUE: A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) was hearing the petitions challenging th...

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