Preserving democracy in India

Source: The post is based on an article “Preserving democracy in India” published in the “The Hindu” on 18th July 2022. Syllabus: GS2 – Parliament and State Legislatures—Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these. Relevance: Issues and Challenges in the Parliamentary System of India News: In recent period,… Continue reading Preserving democracy in India

Nationalisation, consolidation and privatisation

Source: The post is based on an article “Nationalisation, consolidation, and privatisation” published in the Business Standard on 17th July 2022. Syllabus: GS3 – Issues and Challenges pertaining to the growth and development of Indian Economy Relevance: Privatization of Public Sector Banks News: Recently, the privatisation of the public sector banks (PSBs) and insurance companies… Continue reading Nationalisation, consolidation and privatisation

Declining wheat inventories: Grain of the matter

Source: The post is based on an article “Grain of the matter” published in the Business Standard on 17th July 2022. Syllabus: GS3 – Public Distribution System – Objectives, Functioning, Limitations, Revamping; Issues of Buffer Stocks and Food Security; ; Major Crops – Cropping Patterns in various parts of the country, Relevance: Buffer stock and related… Continue reading Declining wheat inventories: Grain of the matter

Secure Indian interests: Ensure fair play in media

Source: The post is based on an article “Secure Indian Interests: Ensure fair play in media” published in the Live Mint on 18th July 2022. Syllabus: GS2 Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation. Relevance: Digital media News: Recently, the union minister of state… Continue reading Secure Indian interests: Ensure fair play in media

We need an orderly transition from coal to renewables

Source: The post is based on an article “We need an orderly transition from coal to renewables” published in the Indian Express on 18th July 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 Infrastructure: Energy, ports, roads etc. Relevance: Energy Security and Energy Transition News: Since the onset of the pandemic and over the past few months, after the… Continue reading We need an orderly transition from coal to renewables

The monkeypox outbreak is an alert on global health inequities

Source: This post is based on the following articles “What monkeypox alarm tells us about global health inequality” published in The Livemint on 18th Jul 22. “How India can keep the monkeypox threat at bay: Precautionary vaccines for healthcare workers, disease surveillance and communication are essential” published in The Times of India on 17th Jul… Continue reading The monkeypox outbreak is an alert on global health inequities

The rise in the incidence of digital fraud

Source: This post is based on the article “The rise in the incidence of digital fraud” published in Business Standard on 17th Jul 22. Syllabus: GS3 – Economy – Money and Banking Relevance: Financial fraud in the banking sector and related issues Context: Over the years, there has been a significant change in the types… Continue reading The rise in the incidence of digital fraud

I2U2 And The Middle Power Great Game

Source: This post is based on the articles “I2U2 And The Middle Power Great Game” published in The Times of India on 16th Jul 22. “I2U2 summit was made possible by India’s nimble diplomatic moves, can provide a foothold for a greater role in West Asia” published in The Indian Express on 16th Jul 22.… Continue reading I2U2 And The Middle Power Great Game

‘Rainforest defaunation is huge — these species are key’

Source: The post is based on an article “Rainforest defaunation is huge, these species are key” published in the Times of India on 16th July 2022. Syllabus: GS3 – Environment and Ecology Relevance: Rainforest Defaunation News: There is rampant destruction of ecosystems worldwide. Over the years, the expansive tropical forest ecosystems in Mexico, etc. have… Continue reading ‘Rainforest defaunation is huge — these species are key’