Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 8 July 2021

Contents Challenging negative social norms Challenging negative social norms Context: It is important to focus on the challenges for India in terms of demographic management with the World Population Day coming up on 11th of July. Relevance: GS-I: Indian Society (Issues related to Population) Mains Questions: Discuss about India’s demographic dividend and throw light on […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 7 July 2021

Contents Fresh stirrings on federalism as a new politics Fresh stirrings on federalism as a new politics Context: Between vaccine wars, heated debates over the Goods and Services Tax (GST), personnel battles like the fracas over West Bengal’s Chief Secretary, and the pushback against controversial regulations in Lakshadweep there is an increased focus on federal […]

Tracking fugitives everywhere

Context: Indian law on extradition is spread across the Indian Penal Code as well as various laws pertaining to narcotic drugs, Information Technology, hijacking, and so on. Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Various Agencies and other interventions regarding Internal Security and their mandate), GS-II: Polity and Governance (Government Policies and Interventions) Dimensions of the Article: […]

Should only elected legislators be eligible for CM post?

Context: The sudden exit of Tirath Singh Rawat as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand because he was not elected as a legislator within six months, has led to thickening speculation about the fate of West Bengal’s CM Mamata Banerjee who is another unelected Chief Minister. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Union and State Executive) […]

Challenging negative social norms

Context: It is important to focus on the challenges for India in terms of demographic management with the World Population Day coming up on 11th of July. Relevance: GS-I: Indian Society (Issues related to Population) Mains Questions: Discuss about India’s demographic dividend and throw light on the various roadblocks the remain in India’s population control […]

Fresh stirrings on federalism as a new politics

Context: Between vaccine wars, heated debates over the Goods and Services Tax (GST), personnel battles like the fracas over West Bengal’s Chief Secretary, and the pushback against controversial regulations in Lakshadweep there is an increased focus on federal structure in India. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Basic structure of the Constitution, Federal Structure) […]