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Daily Current Affairs For UPSC

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  • NEP’s Approach to Effective Education for Children February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: The end-of-the-year examination results do not reflect the full potential or uniqueness of a child. Thus, NEP attempts to look beyond examinations and emphasizes child-centred pedagogy. Introduction  Gijubhai Badheka, an educationist ...
  • Draft Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: The draft Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 202o has the potential to transform the science and research in India Introduction: The government introduced a draft Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 ...
  • New Social Media Code – A much-needed one for India February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: The new Social media code is much-needed to ensure the online platforms are subject to law of the land Introduction: Recently, the government introduced the Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and ...
  • Education ministry circular on online conferences February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: Ministry of education’s circular for regulating online conferences is not well thought out. It will discourage innovation.   What was the circular about an online conference?  Recently, education ministry released a circular ...
  • Ceasefire between India and Pakistan: Prospects of strengthening bilateral relations February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: India and Pakistan have agreed to ceasefire along the Line of Control. But the further strengthening of relations will depend upon the security improvement in the region.   Background  Recently, India and Pakistan agreed ...
  • Problems associated with Anti Defection Law February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: The problems associated with Anti defection law got highlighted again in the Puducherry assembly issue. The law was unable to provide stability to the ruling government which led to ...
  • New social media rules – an analysis February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: The government announced The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021. The experts have welcomed the step but there are some cautious provisions in the ...
  • Western ideas have to be adapted like China and not to be followed like India February 27, 2021
    Synopsis: The key to China’s immense growth is that it focuses on itself instead of trying to live up to the expectations of the Western countries. India could learn a ...
  • Right to discussion of State Assemblies and Supreme Court interference February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: Recently Facebook India head appealed in the Supreme Court against the summon by Delhi Assembly.  SC should avoid any interference in the assembly’s right to discussion on important public matters.   Background   A few months ago, the ...
  • Issues associated with the launch of Coronil February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: Coronil Launch event is in controversy again. Ministers and public figures must not be seen as endorsing drugs whose efficacy is in doubt Background At a recent event, Haridwar-based Patanjali announced ...
  • Flaws in Corruption Perception Index February 26, 2021
    Synopsis– Corruption Perception Index as a measure of corruption cannot be used as a base for policymaking. Introduction- Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) is an index published annually by Transparency International  since 1995. The index ranks ...
  • Strengthening decentralisation for improving human capital February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: The poor performance of India in human capital indicators can be improved. If the 3 tier decentralized structure of governance gets strengthened.  Background: India has secured a poor 116 rank in ...
  • PM Modi’s Acknowledgement of role of private sector February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: Future growth in India should be led by the private sector. The government should encourage the private sector as a central part of its strategy. Introduction Recently the prime minister acknowledged ...
  • President’s rule in Puducherry: Issue in constitutional and legal provisions for Union Territories February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: President’s Rule is imposed in Puducherry after all parties failed to make government. Legal and constitutional provisions related to UTs contributes to the destabilization of government there. Background President rule is ...
  • Issue of Bail under anti-terrorism cases February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: Bombay HC granted bail in UAPA case on health grounds. It will set a new example of upholding the individual’s right in anti-terrorism cases. Background Bombay High Court granted bail ...
  • Issue of adultery in Civil Services and Army February 26, 2021
    Synopsis: SC decriminalized the act of adultery in the Joseph Shine vs Union of India case. However, it is still not clear whether adultery is the right ground for departmental ...
  • Allowing constructive criticism of Government Policies February 25, 2021
    Synopsis: India should respect the universal nature of human rights. It should allow constructive criticism of its policies by the Global community. Thus, India should welcome, praise as well as ...
  • Rise of excise duty on Petrol and Fiscal stance of government February 25, 2021
    Synopsis: The rise in excise duty on petrol is in contradiction with the fiscal stance adopted by the government in the Economic Survey 2020-21. The new fiscal stance requires the ...
  • Frequent transfer of public servants affect public administration February 25, 2021
    Synopsis- Frequent transfer of public servants ultimately affect their morale, performance, and also the public administration. Introduction- An analysis of the executive record (ER) sheets of thousands of IAS officers reveals that ...
  • Delhi Court’s ruling on Disha Ravi Toolkit case February 25, 2021
    Synopsis – Delhi court grants bail to Disha Ravi in its ruling in the tool kit case. It termed evidence produced by Delhi police as inappropriate. Introduction- Delhi Court granted bail to ...
  • How to become Petroleum Independent? February 25, 2021
    Synopsis: India first needs to manage the demand for petroleum Independent products, before expanding and diversifying the energy supply. How government can reduce dependence on petroleum? There are many things that the ...
  • Australia’s news media bargaining code February 24, 2021
    Synopsis – Australian government proposed a bargaining code. This code has provisions to compensate media companies for using their content. Background Australia’s recently proposed News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code Bill ...
  • Landmark verdict on Sexual harassment and its value for Women February 24, 2021
    Synopsis – The key takeaways from the landmark verdict on Sexual harassment by Delhi High Court and its value for women. Background – Recently Delhi court has acquitted a former journalist ...
  • Science and Technology in India’s foreign policies February 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Covid-19 Pandemic provided India with an opportunity to mainstream science and technology (S&T) in its foreign Policies. It became possible due to the past achievements by the country in ...
  • Challenges in controlling Zoonotic diseases in India February 24, 2021
    Synopsis: India can turn into a hotspot for zoonotic diseases (diseases that spread from animal to human), if not controlled now. Research must be proactive as this could be a ...
  • Why India-China Border disputes are unresolved? February 24, 2021
    Synopsis: India and China signed several bilateral agreements for border disputes resolution. However, it has not been to ensure permanent peace at the border. Background The year 2020 witnessed increased India – ...
  • Why Sedition law needs a relook? February 24, 2021
    Synopsis: Recent charges of sedition against individuals have brought back focus to seditions law. The oppression of dissenters is more dangerous for society. It creates more division in society compared ...
  • The trend of Undermining the Role of Upper House February 23, 2021
    Synopsis: The ruling party who dominates the lower house is sometimes seen undermining the role of the Upper House. Such an approach dilutes the principle of bicameralism and undermines the ...
  • Impacts of School Closures and way forward February 23, 2021
    Synopsis: Policies to ensure education during COVID-led school closures has increased the disparities. Disparities need to be rectified by suitable policy measures to deliver universal education to all. Background Lockdown measures to ...
  • Clean energy is the key to COVID-19 recovery February 23, 2021
    Synopsis – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) report shows that energy demand reductions mainly impacted fossil fuels. But Renewable energy development continued to ...