Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 20 January 2021

20th January 2021 Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam Contents Arguments for and against a “Bad Bank” India to ship vaccine to neighbouring countries India prepares to receive first batch of S-400 ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST A BAD BANK Context: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das recently agreed to look at the proposal […]

20TH JANUARY 2021 – EDITORIALS/OPINIONS ANALYSES

Content: Editorial: In bad faith: On the ongoing farmers agitation The threat of deepfakes  Editorial: In bad faith: On the ongoing farmers agitation Context: The NIA’s decision to summon people associated with the ongoing farmers agitation as ‘witnesses’ in a sedition case is definitely out of the ordinary, even if not entirely surprising. Relevance: GS Paper 2: Fundamental […]

19TH JANUARY 2021 – EDITORIALS/OPINIONS ANALYSES

Content: Being tethered to bars during a pandemic Mining in India equals selling the family gold Editorial: Being tethered to bars during a pandemic Context: Issues related to prisoners during Covid19. Relevance: GS Paper 2: Article 21, Right to life and liberty Mains Questions: In India, COVID-19 must lead to an immediate review of the vulnerability of those in jail and the issue of decongestion. Discuss. 15 Marks Dimensions of the Article: Why is […]

PIB 19th January 2021

Contents Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana National Logistics Policy National IPR policy 2016 PARAKRAM DIWAS Desert Knight-21 National Education Policy 2020 MeitY Quantum Computing Applications Lab PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA   Focus: GS 2;Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies […]