13th December – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

CONTENTS: Creamy layer among SC/ST Citizenship Amendment Bill CREAMY LAYER AMONG SC/ST Why in News? The Centre has asked the Supreme Court to constitute a seven-judge Bench to examine whether the ‘creamy layer’ concept should be applied to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) for promotions in service. Why Reservation for SC/ST in the […]

Current Affairs 13 December 2019 for UPSC Exam

CONTENTS CAG report on PMUY Bougainville Referendum Jalshakti Abhiyan CAG REPORT ON PMUY Why in news? ‘Performance Audit of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana’ is done by CAG recently. What is performance audit? The main objective of performance audit is to constructively promote economical, effective and efficient governance. It also contributes to accountability and transparency. Performance audit […]

PIB 12th December

URANIUM IMPORTS MOU with Kazakhshtan. Kazakhstan contains about 13% of the world’s recoverable uranium. Tortkuduk & Myunkum, Inkai, Kharasan etc. are the major uranium mines in Kazakhstan. India imports from Canada, Argentina, Namibia, Russia, Uzbekisthan Etc. Backgrounder Natural uranium contains about 0.7% of the U-235isotope (the fissile isotope) and 99.2% of the U-238.  Major uses […]