Redesign policy for private investment

Source- The Indian Express Syllabus – GS 3- Investment models. Context- Partnerships with various stakeholders in the private sector is required for sustainable infrastructure creation in India What is PPP investment model? Public Private Partnership is a cooperative arrangement between public and private sectors. The PPP model displays three essential characteristics: Long term contractual arrangement.… Continue reading Redesign policy for private investment

UPSC Prelims 2020 answer key for all sets (A, B, C, D)

UPSC Prelims 2020 answer key for every set has been posted in the table below or you can use our score calculator for the same. Score calculator  UPSC Prelims 2020 was conducted on Sunday, October 4th and it has been reported that more than 50% of the candidates skipped the exam. About UPSC Prelims  Civil… Continue reading UPSC Prelims 2020 answer key for all sets (A, B, C, D)

7 PM | Antimicrobial Resistance in India- An Analysis | 18 January, 2019

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here What is antimicrobial resistance? Antimicrobial resistance is resistance of a microorganism to an antimicrobial drug that was originally effective for treatment of infections caused by it. Among AMR, antibacterial resistance (ABR) is of prime concern. Microorganisms that develop antimicrobial resistance are called “superbugs” Antimicrobial Resistance in India- Statistics… Continue reading 7 PM | Antimicrobial Resistance in India- An Analysis | 18 January, 2019

 Brexit vote

News: Following the vote to reject the Brexit withdrawal agreement, UK Prime Minister won no confidence motion. Important Facts: What does Brexit mean Brexit is an abbreviation for “British exit,” referring to the UK’s decision in June, 2016 referendum to leave the European Union (EU). Reasons for Brexit: Economic migration from eastern Europe spiked after… Continue reading  Brexit vote

New Coastal Regulation Zones(CRZ) Notification 2018

Principle of CRZ 2018 notification Promoting economic growth in coastal regions while keeping in mind conservation principles of coastal regions Reasons for introduction of CRZ 2018 notification CRZ 2018 notification is based on recommendation of  Shailesh Nayak committee constituted by Ministry of Environment in June 2014 forcomprehensive evaluation of provisions under CRZ 2011 notification as… Continue reading New Coastal Regulation Zones(CRZ) Notification 2018

Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill, 2018- A Step in the Right Direction.

Context: The Manipur Assembly recently passed the Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill, 2018, becoming the first state in India to pass a law on mob lynching. What is mob lynching? Lynching is defined as putting to death by mob action without legal approval or permission.It is a form of instant justice being administered against… Continue reading Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill, 2018- A Step in the Right Direction.

Sedition, once more

Sedition, once more News: Sedition Charges under section 124A of Indian Penal Code invoked against Assamese scholars for remarks made against the proposed citizenship law. Section 124A – of Indian Penal Code whoever, by words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred… Continue reading Sedition, once more

Revised Guidelines to regulate and control Ground Water Extraction in India

Context: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Centre to “not give effect” the December 12, 2018 notification issued by the Union Water Resources Ministry on the extraction of groundwater. Revised Guidelines to regulate and control Ground Water Extraction in India, December 12th 2018 Water Conservation Fee (WCF):The revised guidelines introduced the concept of… Continue reading Revised Guidelines to regulate and control Ground Water Extraction in India