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7 PM | Issues with EVM | 22 January, 2019 7 PM | Issues with EVM | 22 January, 2019

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Context: Recently at a press conference in London, a United States-based “cyber expert” claimed that the 2014 General Elections in India were rigged and this has raised concerns over the legitimacy of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in conducting free and fair elections. Why is it important to ensureRead Full Article

7 PM | Power subsidy in agriculture:| 22 January, 2019 7 PM | Power subsidy in agriculture:| 22 January, 2019

Read In-depth analysis of all the Editorials here Context:The role of inputs in agriculture plays a major role in sustainability and viability of agriculture. The debate in India on reforming agriculture mainly revolves around the issues of loan waivers and MSP etc. and hardly delves into the input side of agriculture, which often remains neglected.One ofRead Full Article

Daily Quiz: UPSC Prelims Marathon – January 22, 2019 Daily Quiz: UPSC Prelims Marathon – January 22, 2019
Answers: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 21, 2019 Answers: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 21, 2019

Archives Q 1: Work-led migration can acts as potential bridge to demand-supply gap in Indian economy. Discuss the nature, concerns and reform needed for efficient  work-led migration in India? Answer: Nature of migration in India: Seasonal – due to the seasonal nature of agriculture, most of the farm labour shift to urban areas in off-farmRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – January 22nd, 2019 Must Read News Articles – January 22nd, 2019

Archives GS 2 Centre proposes to hike pensions Ahead of the 2019 election, the Rural Development Ministry has proposed that the monthly pensions of the elderly poor, disabled and widows be increased from the current ₹200 to ₹800. For those above the age of 80, the proposal is to increase the pension from ₹500 toRead Full Article