Daily Current Affairs Summaries For UPSC Exam

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  • Pandemic-induced brain drain – Should India be worried? June 18, 2021
    Synopsis: Recently, the COVID pandemic has exacerbated the brain drain problem in India but instead of obsessing over the issue of brain drain, government should be more concerned about implementing ...
  • Protecting the right to dissent from UAPA June 18, 2021
    Synopsis: The Delhi High Court granted bail to young student and activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, Asif Tanha. The present judgement of Delhi HC will go a long way in ...
  • Energy Efficient homes are key to low Carbon Economy   June 18, 2021
    Synopsis: The demand for cooling appliances is bound to grow in the future to keep citizens healthy and productive. Thus, Energy Efficient homes will be the key to make India ...
  • Cryptocurrency in India – Lessons from other Countries June 18, 2021
    Synopsis: No legal classification of cryptocurrency in India should not be the reason for its ban. There are some international examples, from where India can adopt some ways to deal ...
  • Why Record FDI Inflow is Not a Cause for Celebration? June 18, 2021
    Synopsis: The record level of FDI inflows in India for the year 2020-21 does not match the development priorities of the government. Background In a recent press release, the Ministry of Commerce ...
  • The SC ordered the closure of Italian Marines case in India June 18, 2021
    Synopsis – What is the case of the Italian Marines, what was the conflict between India and Italy over the issue and the possible reason of delay in prosecuting the ...
  • Achievements of India’s Vaccination Drive June 17, 2021
    Synopsis: The COVID-19 vaccination drive demonstrates that India has become Atmanirbhar in vaccination campaigns of the future. Introduction: Recently, the Indian Prime Minister talked about the past vaccination campaigns in India. He ...
  • Electoral Funding Lacks Transparency June 17, 2021
    Synopsis: Electoral funding of political parties lacks transparency. Over the years, many steps are taken by the government to make it a more secret affair. Introduction: In 2014, the Delhi High Court held ...
  • Preserving National Archives annexes of India June 17, 2021
    Synopsis- The government proposes to remove the National Archives of India’s Annexes as a part of the Central Vista redevelopment project. But the government proposal to remove the National Archives ...
  • Orphaned children must be a policy priority June 17, 2021
    Synopsis – COVID pandemic has been a nightmare, especially for orphaned children due to the deadly second wave. Government intervention is needed to help alleviate problems related to orphan care in ...
  • Legal and moral issues in Tarun Tejpal Case June 17, 2021
    Synopsis: The Tarun Tejpal acquittal in sexual harassment cases is based on preconceived notions of court and victim shaming. This decision involves legal and moral issues. It will deter women ...
  • Mistakes in the U.S’s Afghan Policy June 17, 2021
    Synopsis:  This article outlines the strategic mistakes in the U.S’s Afghan policy. It has now left America to compromise on its goals of ending ‘terror in Afghanistan’. Background The U.S invaded Afghanistan ...
  • Declassification of War Histories – Challenges of Credibility June 16, 2021
    Synopsis: Challenges of credibility in the declassification of war history should be addressed. So that it can help us to analyse lessons learnt by the history and prevent future mistakes. Background Recently, ...
  • Lessons and Challenges for India after a Year of Galwan Clash June 16, 2021
    Synopsis: Ladakh crisis has highlighted that India needs to focus on its land borders. Also, it should use its limited resources for military modernisation instead of focusing on maritime ambitions ...
  • G7 Summit Presents a Template for Indian Engagement With the West June 16, 2021
    Synopsis: The recent meeting of G7 countries was attended by India as a guest country. The meeting provided a template for Indian engagement with the West based on shared democratic values ...
  • Issues in Vaccine Procurement Policy June 16, 2021
    Synopsis: The recent decision of the Centre to solely procure the vaccines for the states has been welcomed by experts and healthcare professionals. However, retaining a 25% quota towards the private ...
  • Need of Strengthening Cyber Resilience of Civilian infrastructure June 15, 2021
    Synopsis: Cyber-attacks are increasing on civilian targets and infrastructure around the globe. Thus, there is a critical need to strengthen the Cyber resilience of civilian infrastructure. Background Cyber, which is regarded as ...
  • How to Prevent Misuse of Synthetic Biology? June 15, 2021
    Synopsis: Synthetic biology is a double-edged sword. It is highly prone to misuse, thus there is an urgent need for international measures for monitoring and verification. Background: Synthetic biology is a revolutionary ...
  • Issues with NTCA Circular on Shutting Down Tourism in Tiger Reserves June 15, 2021
    Synopsis: The recent NTCA Circular on tiger reserves shut down the tourism activities in tiger reserves. But the circular needs course correction. Introduction: India’s Project Tiger program is a globally successful initiative ...
  • Why Indian Military doctrine Should include both Sun Tzu & Kautilya? June 15, 2021
      Synopsis – In a recent address PM has called for indigenization of the national security system including that of doctrines, procedures, and customs. This shift towards indigenization shouldn’t lead to ...
  • FSSAI bans blending of mustard oil with other cooking oil June 14, 2021
    Synopsis – Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has banned the blending of Mustard oil with other edibles oils. This step offers a ray of hope to farmers ...
  • Steps to Prevent Frequent Building Collapse in Mumbai June 14, 2021
    Synopsis: Every Year Mumbai witnesses incidents of building collapse during monsoon. However, the steps taken are not adequate. Introduction In Mumbai, recently an unsafe multi-storeyed building has collapsed in a core ...
  • Need for Equity-focused Vaccination Plan in Vaccine Drive June 14, 2021
    Synopsis: To control the Covid-19 pandemic, India needs an equity-focused vaccination plan and a road map to provide equity and justice in vaccination. Introduction: According to WHO’s strategic advisory group of experts on ...
  • POSHAN 2.0 and tackling malnutrition in India June 12, 2021
    Synopsis– What is POSHAN 2.0 and how it is going to help tackle malnutrition in India. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the burden of malnutrition, especially among the most vulnerable and ...
  • Single dose of vaccine can’t control Delta Variant: Global Study on vaccines June 12, 2021
    Synopsis: The data from clinical trials and post-vaccination study on vaccines shows that the Dominant delta variant of Covid-19 can’t be easily controlled by a single dose of vaccine. The countries ...
  • Political and administrative elements in maintaining Healthy Federalism June 12, 2021
    Synopsis: The recent Centre-West Bengal controversy over Political and administrative elements has brought attention towards the health of the federal structure in India. Background: The recent issue is that the former Chief ...
  • Special treatment under GST for few states is a bad idea June 12, 2021
    Synopsis: The issue of special allowances under GST on Covid-19 relief products is being projected as a Centre versus states issue. Introduction This is an attempt to gain political benefit on ...
  • Public’s right to information vs. national security interest June 12, 2021
    Synopsis:   This article summarises the opinions and views of the former home secretary of India (G.K. Pillai) and retired Indian diplomat (Syed Akbaruddin). They provide their opinion regarding the public’s ...
  • India’s response to shocks – 1962 war to COVID pandemic June 11, 2021
    Synopsis- The article distinguishes between the Center’s reaction to the current pandemic and its responses to shocks in Indian History. Three criteria to analyze Indian government’s response The team The science The organizational innovations put ...
  • Annual review of state laws 2020 report by PRS June 11, 2021
    Synopsis: PRS Legislative Research’s “Annual review of state laws 2020” shows that the productivity and efficacy of State legislatures is poor. Background Public information on the working of Lok Sabha and Rajya ...
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