Drop the phone checking, draft surveillance curbing orders

Source: The post is based on an article “Drop the phone checking, draft surveillance curbing orders” published in the “The Hindu” on 31st August 2022. Syllabus: GS 2 Important Provisions of the Constitution of India; GS 3 Indian Security Relevance: Surveillance and Intelligence Reforms in India News: Recently, the Supreme Court has looked into the… Continue reading Drop the phone checking, draft surveillance curbing orders

An intellectual property regime must boost innovation

Source: The post is based on an article “An intellectual property regime must boost innovation” published in the Live Mint on 31st August 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 – Intellectual Property Rights News: Two weeks ago, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India released a report on the current status of India’s Intellectual… Continue reading An intellectual property regime must boost innovation

Floods and foes

Source: The post is based on articles “Floods and foes” published in the “The Hindu” “Floods in Pakistan bear similarities to those in India. It’s time for a collaborative mechanism to deal with extreme weather events” published in the Indian Express on 31st August 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 Disaster Management; GS 2 International Relations Relevance:… Continue reading Floods and foes

The many ways of helping Sri Lanka

Source: The post is based on the article “The many ways of helping Sri Lanka” published in the “The Hindu” on 31st August 2022. Syllabus: GS 2 International Relations, Bilateral Relations Relevance: India-Sri Lanka Relations News: Recently, Sri Lanka’s economy has been hit by one of the worst economic crises in its history. In this… Continue reading The many ways of helping Sri Lanka

Towards the centenary of Independence

Source: The post is based on an article “Towards the centenary of Independence” published in the Business Standard on 30th August 2022. Syllabus: GS 2 Important Provisions of the Constitution of India News: The prime minister in his Independence Day speech spoke about the priorities for the next 25 years leading up to the centenary… Continue reading Towards the centenary of Independence

The Real Crime

Source: The post is based on an article “The Real Crime” published in The Times of India on 30th August 2022. Syllabus: GS 2 Functioning of the Indian Judiciary; Social Justice etc. News: Recently, the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) released its latest Crime in India report for 2021 which provides the dismal story of… Continue reading The Real Crime

Challenges of sub-national fiscal correction

Source: The post is based on an article “Challenges of sub-national fiscal correction” published in the “The Hindu” on 30th August 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 – Budgeting News: Recently, the RBI released data on the States’ outstanding debt, which has registered an upward movement. There has been an increase in the Debt-GSDP ratio (gross state… Continue reading Challenges of sub-national fiscal correction

Curing the patriarchal mindset of the legal system

Source: The post is based on the article “Curing the patriarchal mindset of the legal system” published in the “The Hindu” on 30th August 2022. Syllabus: GS 2 – Important Provisions of the Constitution of India; and Functioning of the Indian Judiciary News: Recently, The Kerala High Court stayed the order of the sessions court… Continue reading Curing the patriarchal mindset of the legal system

New regulations for the Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs): Reforming ratings

Source: The post is based on an article “Reforming ratings” published in the Business Standard on 31st August 2022. Syllabus: GS 3 – Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. Relevance: Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) Regulations News: Last week, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) released a circular modifying the… Continue reading New regulations for the Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs): Reforming ratings