Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 3 July 2021

Contents Future of IBC and stressed assets resolution Future of IBC and stressed assets resolution Context: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), notified in 2016, has been the key mechanism for addressing corporate distress and the accumulation of bad loans in the financial sector since its implementation. Recent National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) rulings have […]

Future of IBC and stressed assets resolution

Context: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), notified in 2016, has been the key mechanism for addressing corporate distress and the accumulation of bad loans in the financial sector since its implementation. Recent National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) rulings have also put the spotlight on the IBC. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Banking Sector & NBFCs, […]

Six years of Digital India Mission

Context: 2021 marks the completion of six years of Digital Indian programme. Relevance: GS-III: Science and Technology, GS-II: Social Justice (Welfare Schemes) Dimensions of the Article: What is Digital India Mission? Vision and Vision area of Digital India Approach and Methodology for Digital India programme are: Highlights on Completion of 6 years of Digital India […]

‘Heat dome’ causing record ‘Heat waves’ in N. America

Context: Regions of North America including some parts of Canada recorded temperatures around 47 degrees, causing a “historic” heat wave which is a result of a phenomenon referred to as a “heat dome”. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Important Geophysical Phenomenon, Climatology) Dimensions of the Article: About Heat Waves Criteria for occurrence of Heat waves What is […]

Centre’s order on ‘Poshan’ and Anganwadi workers

Context: Anganwadi workers in several States are up in arms after a government order threatened them with a pay cut if they did not download the government’s mobile application called Poshan Tracker to record delivery of services by them. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice (Issues related to poverty and hunger, Welfare Schemes, Government Policies and Initiatives, […]

U.S. report on human trafficking during pandemic

Context: An annual study released by the U.S. State Department shows an increase in vulnerability to human trafficking during the pandemic. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice (Issues related to Women and Children), GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions) Dimensions of the Article: Human Trafficking Highlights of the U.S. report on Human Trafficking Constitutional & legislative provisions […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 3 July 2021

Contents U.S. report on human trafficking during pandemic Centre’s order on ‘Poshan’ and Anganwadi workers ‘Heat dome’ causing record ‘Heat waves’ in N. America Six years of Digital India Mission U.S. report on human trafficking during pandemic Context: An annual study released by the U.S. State Department shows an increase in vulnerability to human trafficking […]

PIB – 03 July 2021

INDIA JOINS OECD/G20 INCLUSIVE FRAMEWORK TAX DEAL Focus: GS II- International Relation Why in News ? Majority of the members OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (including India) adopted a high-level statement containing an outline of a consensus solution to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy. Key Highlights The proposed solution […]