Understanding the Durga Puja economy

Source– The post is based on the article “Understanding the Durga Puja economy” published in The Hindu on 3rd October 2022. Syllabus: GS1- Art and Culture. GS3- Economy Relevance– Impact of cultural activities on economy News– The article explains the impact of Durga Puja on overall economic prospects of the state. It also explains future… Continue reading Understanding the Durga Puja economy

Mahatma Gandhi, the peacemaker

Source: The post is based on an article “Mahatma Gandhi, the peacemaker” published in The Hindu on 3rd October 2022. Syllabus: GS 1 Relevance: Gandhi’s views on peace. News:  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine represents the biggest threat to peace in the world since the end of the Cold War. Many people believe that humanity will never attain peace. However, Gandhi… Continue reading Mahatma Gandhi, the peacemaker

No discrimination – ON Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights

Source– The post is based on the article “No discrimination” published in The Hindu on 1st October 2022. Syllabus: GS1- Social empowerment. GS2- Vulnerable sections Relevance– Abortion rights of women News– The article explains the recent Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights of unmarried women. It also explains the ruling by Delhi High Court on… Continue reading No discrimination – ON Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights

As India ages, keeping an eye on the elderly

Source: The post is based on an article “As India ages, keeping an eye on the elderly” published in The Hindu on 1st October 2022. Syllabus: GS 1 – Population and associated Issues News: 1st October is celebrated as International Day for Older Persons by the United Nations. World Population Prospects 2022 report published by the UN Department of… Continue reading As India ages, keeping an eye on the elderly

A census is not about counting sheep – on Issues related to census

Source: The post is based on the article “A census is not about counting sheep” published in The Hindu on 23rd September 2022. Syllabus: GS 1- Population and associated issues Context: Census is a very important exercise for a democratic country. Considering its importance, the timely organization and completion of the census must be a priority for the government.… Continue reading A census is not about counting sheep – on Issues related to census

India@100: What’s ahead for urbanisation?

Source: The post is based on the article “India@100: What’s ahead for urbanisation?” published in the Business Standard on 22nd September 2022. Syllabus: GS 1: Urbanisation, their problems and their remedies. Relevance: Solution to India’s urbanisation. News: The pace at which India urbanises will be a defining factor in achieving India’s developmental goals in the next 25… Continue reading India@100: What’s ahead for urbanisation?

Decolonization: After All, The Raj Is Dead

Source: The post is based on the article “After All, The Raj Is Dead” published in The Times of India on 21st September 2022. Syllabus: GS 1: Colonization and decolonization. Relevance: India and decolonisation debate. News: At present, there is an intense debate on decolonisation all over the world. But India should move past the decolonisation debate.… Continue reading Decolonization: After All, The Raj Is Dead

The consequences of declining fertility are many

Source: The post is based on an article “The consequences of declining fertility are many” published in The Hindu on 17th September 2022. Syllabus: GS 1 – Population and Associated issues News: According to the World Population Prospects 2022, the average number of children per woman in the reproductive age group has declined by 50%. This has changed from… Continue reading The consequences of declining fertility are many

Remember Periyar with a pledge to embrace dissent

Source: The post is based on an article “Remember Periyar with a pledge to embrace dissent” published in The Hindu on 17th September 2022. Syllabus: GS 1 – important personalities News: Periyar E.V. Ramasamy’s birth anniversary is on 17th September. It is celebrated as Social Justice Day. Periyar is often referred to as an iconoclast because of the rebellious nature of… Continue reading Remember Periyar with a pledge to embrace dissent

Administrator-Statesman

Source– The post is based on the article “Administrator-Statesman” published in The Indian Express on 17th September 2022. Syllabus: GS1- Modern Indian History Relevance– About Madhav Rao. News-The article explains the contribution of Madhav Rao in administrative reforms. What changes were happening in princely states thinking about statecraft? The book by Rahul Sagar gives a… Continue reading Administrator-Statesman