Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 24 November 2021

Contents What is PESA Act? What is PESA Act? Context: The Chhattisgarh government has formulated draft rules under PESA Act, 1996, terming it the Chhattisgarh Panchayat Provisions (Extension of the Scheduled) Rules, 2021. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution, GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions of the Article: History of the Panchayati Raj system / […]

What is PESA Act?

Context: The Chhattisgarh government has formulated draft rules under PESA Act, 1996, terming it the Chhattisgarh Panchayat Provisions (Extension of the Scheduled) Rules, 2021. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution, GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions of the Article: History of the Panchayati Raj system / Local Governance Various Committees regarding Panchayati Raj Amendments that […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 24 November 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents New cryptocurrency bill seeks to ban private players Himalayan glacier changed track 20,000 years ago: study Railways announces ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme DAC clears AK-203 deal with Russia New cryptocurrency bill seeks to ban private players Context: The Union Government will introduce a Bill to regulate cryptocurrency and ostensibly ban all private cryptocurrencies, along with […]

New cryptocurrency bill seeks to ban private players

Context: The Union Government will introduce a Bill to regulate cryptocurrency and ostensibly ban all private cryptocurrencies, along with 25 other pieces of legislation, in the winter session of Parliament that begins on November 2021. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Interventions, Issues arising out of the design and implementation of policies), GS-III: Indian Economy […]

Himalayan glacier changed track 20,000 years ago: study

Context: Nearly 20,000 years ago, a 5-km-long Himalayan glacier “abruptly” changed course and over time fused into an adjacent glacier in present day Pittoragarh, Uttarakhand. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Physical Geography, Distribution of Key Natural Resources, Water Resources, Important Geophysical Phenomena), GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Climate change and its impact) Dimensions of the Article: What is […]

Railways announces ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme

Context: To tap the huge potential of tourism, the Indian Railways announced the ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme, under which theme-based tourist circuit trains, on the lines of the Ramayana Express, can be run either by private or State-owned operators. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions of the Article: About the Bharat Gaurav scheme About […]

DAC clears AK-203 deal with Russia

Context: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the long-pending deal for the manufacture of 6.71 lakh AK-203 assault rifles in India, according to a defence source. Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges Dimensions of the Article: Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) About the AK-203 assault rifles deal Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) As an overarching structure, the Defence […]

PIB – 24 November 2021

CONTENTS SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2021 CORPAT   SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2021 Focus: Government Policies and Interventions  Why in News? Recently, the President awarded the respective cities in the 6th Edition of Swachh Survekshan (SS) 2021 for their performance in maintaining cleanliness, hygiene and sanitation. The ceremony was held at the ‘Swachh Amrit Mahotsav’, which is a celebration of the achievements of cities in the […]