What will a legal guarantee of MSP involve?

Context: After a year-long agitation on the borders of Delhi, protesting farm unions are pushing for their other major demand for providing a legal guarantee that all farmers will receive remunerative prices for all their crops. Relevance: GS-III: Agriculture (Agriculture Pricing), GS-II: Governance (Government Policies & Interventions, Issues arising out of the design and implementation […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 29 November 2021 | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Jaitapur would be the world’s most powerful nuclear plant President calls for discretion in courtroom utterances Interpol crackdown on cyber-enabled financial crime Centre forms four panels to look into EPFO functioning Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes northern Peru Jaitapur would be the world’s most powerful nuclear plant Context: After 11 years of being on the […]

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes northern Peru

Context: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck northern Peru damaging some buildings and blocking several roads with rubble. Relevance: Prelims, GS-I: Geography (Geomorphology, Important Geographical Phenomenon, Earthquakes, Maps) Dimensions of the Article: About Peru Earthquake Waves Earthquake zones of India Measurement of earthquakes About Peru Peru is a country in western South […]

Centre forms four panels to look into EPFO functioning

Context: The Union Government has formed four ad-hoc board-level committees to look into the functioning of different aspects of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), including IT, communications and pension. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Economic development and growth, Government Policies and Initiatives, Issues with the design and implementation of policies) Dimensions of the Article: What […]

Interpol crackdown on cyber-enabled financial crime

Context: In an operation coordinated by the Interpol, enforcement agencies in more than 20 countries have arrested over 1,000 individuals and intercepted about $27 million of illicit funds as part of a crackdown on cyber-enabled financial crime. India was one of the participants. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations, GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Various Agencies and other […]

President calls for discretion in courtroom utterances

Context: President Ram Nath Kovind said judges must exercise ‘utmost discretion’ while making utterances in courtrooms and quoted an American judge to argue that “courts are not representative bodies and are not designed to be a good reflex of a democratic society.” Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution Dimensions of the Article: President on Ancient Tradition […]

Jaitapur would be the world’s most powerful nuclear plant

Context: After 11 years of being on the drawing board, there is some progress in the Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra. Relevance: GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure Dimensions of the Article: About the Jaitapur project Advantages of such French Investment in India Nuclear power by country Nuclear Power Plants in India India’s Nuclear Energy Program: […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 27 November 2021

Contents Indian agriculture needs a Verghese Kurien Indian agriculture needs a Verghese Kurien Context: Many wish for legendary “Milk Man of India” Verghese Kurien’s presence in our midst today as the conflict between the Central government and the farming community on the issue of the farm laws appears to be still unresolved. Relevance: GS-III: Indian […]

PIB – 30 November 2021

CONTENTS NIPUN BHARAT PROGRAMME STEPS TAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENT FOR DIFFERNTLY ABLED CHILDREN PRADHAN MANTRI JAN-DHAN YOJANA 9TH BRICS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MINISTERS MEETING PROJECT SWADESH ZERO DEFECT, ZERO EFFECT SCHEME   NIPUN BHARAT PROGRAMME Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? Government sets up National Steering Committee for implementation of the […]