Editorials/Opinions Analyses For UPSC 02 December 2021

Contents Small grant but a big opportunity for local bodies India’s informal economy has not shrunk Errors of judgment in POCSO case Small grant but a big opportunity for local bodies Context: In early November 2021, a potentially game-changing and transformative development went by, almost unnoticed — the release of almost Rs. 8,500 crores to […]

Small grant but a big opportunity for local bodies

Context: In early November 2021, a potentially game-changing and transformative development went by, almost unnoticed — the release of almost Rs. 8,500 crores to 19 States, as a health grant to rural and urban local bodies (ULBs), by the Department of Expenditure, the Ministry of Finance. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy, GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and […]

India’s informal economy has not shrunk

Context: According to a recent State Bank of India (SBI) Research report, the informal economy in India has been shrinking since 2018. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Inclusive growth, Government Policies and Interventions) Dimensions of the Article: More about the Informal Economy About India’s Informal Workforce Issues with the SBI Study on the Informal Sector in […]

Errors of judgment in POCSO case

Context: The Allahabad High Court recently held that oral sex with a minor (aged about 10 in this case) is not a case of ‘aggravated penetrative sexual assault’ under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. This is shocking as the Act clearly lays down that “whoever commits penetrative sexual assault on a […]

Current Affairs 02 December 2021 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents Lok Sabha passes bill to regulate IVF clinics India joins G20’s Troika with Indonesia and Italy U.P. reports most UAPA arrests Over 700 elephants died by electrocution: MoEFCC Lok Sabha passes bill to regulate IVF clinics Context: The Lok Sabha passed the The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 that proposes the establishment of […]

Lok Sabha passes bill to regulate IVF clinics

Context: The Lok Sabha passed the The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 that proposes the establishment of a national registry and registration authority for all clinics and medical professionals serving in the field. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions of the Article: Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) The Assisted Reproductive […]

India joins G20’s Troika with Indonesia and Italy

Context: India joined the G20 ‘Troika’ and with this move India has started the procedure for taking over the G20 presidency in 2022. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations (Important International Groupings and Agreements, Foreign Policies affecting India’s Interests) Dimensions of the Article: What is Troika? What is the need for Troika in G20? About India’s move […]

U.P. reports most UAPA arrests

Context: Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of arrests under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), 1967, followed by Jammu and Kashmir, and Manipur, according to data tabled by the Government in Rajya Sabha. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives, Issues arising out of the design and implementation of Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions […]