Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 17 November 2021

Contents Kabul, Kashmir and the return of realpolitik Warming of climate over the last 24,000 years Kabul, Kashmir and the return of realpolitik Context: Recently, Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan was held with an aim to help stabilise Afghanistan. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (India’s Neighbours, Foreign policies affecting India’s Interests) Dimensions of the Article: […]

Warming of climate over the last 24,000 years

Context: Scientists have reconstructed Earth’s climate since the last ice age, about 24,000 years ago. The study suggests that current temperatures are unprecedented in 24,000 years. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Climate Change and its impact, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Conservation of the Environment) Dimensions of the Article: About the study on Climate Change Evolution […]

Kabul, Kashmir and the return of realpolitik

Context: Recently, Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan was held with an aim to help stabilise Afghanistan. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (India’s Neighbours, Foreign policies affecting India’s Interests) Dimensions of the Article: Who are the Taliban and what is their Ideology? The Taliban’s Violent breadcrumbs Impact of Taliban’s rise to power on India Giving recognition […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 17 November 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Constitutional courts can’t interfere with temple rituals: SC Kartarpur corridor to reopen No records of Internet shutdowns in India Earth’s first landmass emerged in Singhbhum 3.2bn years ago US inflation and impact on India Constitutional courts can’t interfere with temple rituals: SC Context: The Supreme Court said that constitutional courts could not interfere with […]

US inflation and impact on India

Context: Retail inflation in the US has risen to 6.2% which is the highest year-on-year jump in 3 decades. However, U.S. consumers withstood rising inflation to power a burst of shopping ahead of the holiday season. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What is Inflation? Rising Inflation in U.S. Effect of US Inflation […]

Earth’s first landmass emerged in Singhbhum 3.2bn years ago

Context: A new study has challenged the widely accepted view that the continents rose from the oceans about 2.5 billion years ago. Relevance: GS-I: Geography Dimensions of the Article: Highlights of the study Back to the Basics: The Continental Drift Theory and Gondwanaland Evidence supporting the Continental Drift Theory Highlights of the study A new […]

No records of Internet shutdowns in India

Context: The parliamentary standing committee on information and technology pointed out that there were no verifiable, centralised records of Internet shutdowns in the country. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional Provisions, Fundamental Rights), GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Interventions, Accountability and Transparency) Dimensions of the Article: What are the rules regarding suspension of internet services […]

Kartarpur Corridor To Reopen

Context: The government is considering reopening the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara corridor to Pakistan to allow Sikh pilgrims to cross over, more than 20 months after it was shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Relevance: Prelims, GS-I: Art and Culture Dimensions of the Article: About the Kartarpur Corridor About the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur About […]

Constitutional courts can’t interfere with temple rituals: SC

Context: The Supreme Court said that constitutional courts could not interfere with day-to-day rituals and sevas performed in temples on the basis of “public interest” petitions- while hearing a writ petition that alleged that rituals were not being performed as per traditions at the famous Tirumala Tirupati temple. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, […]