Current Affairs 01 December 2021 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents The Iran-US deadlock over nuclear capability Six lakh Indians renounced citizenship Amid din in Lok Sabha, Judges Bill is introduced Barbados – the world’s newest republic The Iran-US deadlock over nuclear capability Context: After a gap of five months, Iran, Russia, China and the European countries resumed negotiations in Vienna to revive the 2015 […]

The Iran-US deadlock over nuclear capability

Context: After a gap of five months, Iran, Russia, China and the European countries resumed negotiations in Vienna to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), that had sought to scuttle the Islamic Republic’s nuclear programme. As Iran has refused to hold direct talks with the U.S., European […]

Six lakh Indians renounced citizenship

Context: More than six lakh Indians renounced citizenship in the past five years, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed the Lok Sabha. In 2021, till September 30, 1,11,287 Indians gave up their citizenship. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional Provisions, Citizenship) Dimensions of the Article: Citizenship in India Constitutional Provisions about Indian Citizenship Citizenship […]

Amid din in Lok Sabha, Judges Bill is introduced

Context: Minister of Law and Justice introduced The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill 2021. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional Provisions, Judiciary) Dimensions of the Article: High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill 2021 Salaries and Allowances of High Court and […]

Barbados – the world’s newest republic

Context: Nearly 400 years after the country became a British colony, Barbados has become the world’s newest republic. Relevance: Prelims, GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional Provisions) Dimensions of the Article: About Barbados What does republic mean? Difference between Democracy and Republic About Barbados Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC 01 December 2021

Contents Afghanistan, the rise of a narco-terrorist state Afghanistan, the rise of a narco-terrorist state Context: India’s anxieties over ungoverned spaces and lawless Afghanistan turning into a significant source of internal security threat are gradually turning into reality. According to a report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opium production in […]

Afghanistan, the rise of a narco-terrorist state

Context: India’s anxieties over ungoverned spaces and lawless Afghanistan turning into a significant source of internal security threat are gradually turning into reality. According to a report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opium production in Afghanistan has crossed 6,000 tonnes for the fifth consecutive year. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (India’s […]

PIB – 1 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY PROGRAMME TO UPSKILL STREET FOOD VENDORS NATIONAL JAL JEEVAN MISSION (NJJM) NATIONAL EDIBLE OIL MISSION-OIL PALM (NMEO-OP) LITHIUM ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY Focus: GS Paper 2: Health, Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes, Issues Related to Women Why in news? As per recently released […]