Weekly Topic List (30 August to 05 September 2021)

Weekly Topic List
(30 August to 05 September 2021)

Current Affairs & Legal News for CLAT 2022

LEGAL NEWS

  1. Election Commission moves Supreme Court to access EVMS used in 2021 state elections

https://www.indialegallive.com/top-news-of-the-day/news/election-commission-moves-supreme-court-to-access-evms-used-in-2021-state-elections/

  1. Justice Vikram Nath: First Chief Justice of a High Court in India to live-stream proceedings on Youtube during Covid-19

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/gujarat-high-court-begins-live-streaming-of-proceedings-on-trial-basis/article32944091.ece

https://www.livelaw.in/top-stories/who-is-justice-vikram-nath-in-line-to-be-chief-justice-of-india-in-2027-180461

  1. Assam Gas Leak 2020: Supreme Court directs formation of new committee, notes error in NGT order in appointing OIL MD to old panel

https://theprint.in/judiciary/wholly-disappointed-sc-stays-ngt-order-forming-panel-on-assams-baghjan-oil-well-fire/688003/

https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/supreme-court-on-assam-baghjan-oil-well-fire-to-reconstitute-ngt-committee-dibru-saikhowa-national-park-180116

  1. Justice BV Nagarathna: In line to be India’s first woman CJI

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/b-v-nagarathna-the-judge-in-line-to-be-india-s-first-woman-chief-justice-121081800229_1.html

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/justice-bv-nagarathna-to-be-first-woman-chief-justice-of-india-in-2027-2512910

  1. Declare the cow national animal, recommends Allahabad High Court

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/declare-cow-the-national-animal-says-allahabad-hc/article36239391.ece

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/declare-cow-national-animal-its-protection-a-right-allahabad-hc-101630521729316.html

CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. India-Germany conducts Joint Exercise in Gulf of Aden 

https://www.gktoday.in/current-affairs/india-germany-conducts-joint-exercise-in-gulf-of-aden/

  1. CJI Ramana to administer oath of office to 9 new SC judges

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/nine-new-judges-administered-oath-of-office-by-cji-strength-of-supreme-court-rises-to-33/article36196290.ece

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/cji-ramana-administers-oath-of-office-to-9-new-supreme-court-judges-304566

  1. U.S. ends 20-year war in Afghanistan

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/last-troops-exit-afghanistan-ending-americas-longest-war/article36193749.ece

https://indianexpress.com/article/world/us-troops-withdrawal-war-afghanistan-taliban-deadline-7479328/

  1. Sri Lanka declares Food Emergency

https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/sri-lanka-declares-economic-emergency-to-contain-food-prices-as-forex-crisis-worsens/article36226141.ece

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/31/sri-lanka-food-prices-emergency-forex-crisis

  1. India conducts first meeting with Taliban

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-officially-talks-to-taliban-discusses-safe-evacuation-terrorism-7480632/

  1. India’s GDP growth accelerates to 20.1% in Q1 FY22

https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/indian-economy-grows-201-in-q1-lags-pre-covid-level/article36203451.ece

https://indianexpress.com/article/business/economy/india-q1-april-june-gdp-live-updates-gross-domestic-product-data-7479976/

  1. World’s highest motorable road inaugurated in Ladakh

https://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/worlds-highest-motorable-road-at-18600-ft-opens-in-ladakh-all-you-need-to-know-1630482465-1

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/worlds-highest-motorable-road-opened-in-ladakh/highest-motorable-way/slideshow/85825602.cms

  1. China develops miniature helicopter for Mars missions

https://www.indiatoday.in/science/story/china-develops-prototype-miniature-helicopter-for-mars-missions-1848482-2021-09-02

https://www.thedailystar.net/news/asia/china/news/china-develops-miniature-copter-mars-missions-2167926

  1. NASA’s Mars Rover collected its First Rock Sample

https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/nasas-newest-mars-rover-snags-1st-rock-sample-for-return/article36265427.ece

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58398904

  1. Avani Lekhara: 1st Indian woman to win 2 Paralympic medals

https://indianexpress.com/article/sports/sport-others/legend-at-19-avani-lekhara-becomes-first-indian-woman-to-win-2-paralympic-medals-7486438/

https://www.business-standard.com/article/sports/avani-lekhara-becomes-first-indian-woman-to-win-2-paralympic-medals-121090300370_1.html

  1. Centre set to sign a tripartite ‘Karbi Peace Accord’

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/centre-to-sign-karbi-peace-accord-today-report-2529285

https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/india-news-assam-government-all-set-to-sign-accord-with-centre-and-six-militant-groups/393533

  1. India: 1st Asian Country to launch a Plastics pact

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/india-to-be-the-first-asian-country-to-launch-a-plastics-pact/article36270409.ece

  1. BRICS Bank admits UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay as new members

https://www.financialexpress.com/economy/brics-bank-ndb-admits-uae-uruguay-bangladesh-as-new-members/2322802/

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