Current Affairs 08 December 2021 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents U.S. warns Russia against Ukraine invasion Judicial ‘inaction’ favours those in power Tribal outfits in Tripura pushing for ‘Greater Tipraland’ China’s export growth slows, imports quicken on demand U.S. warns Russia against Ukraine invasion Context: The United States will impose “severe economic harm” on Russia and boost its military presence in Eastern Europe should […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC 08 December 2021

Contents Mediation Bill: Not getting the Act together Health account numbers that require closer scrutiny Mediation Bill: Not getting the Act together Context: The Ministry of Law and Justice has placed the Draft Mediation Bill, 2021 in public domain seeking feedback and suggestions from all stakeholders. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives, Issues arising […]

China’s export growth slows, imports quicken on demand

Context: Export growth decelerated from 2021 October’s 27.1% and Imports surged 31.7% faster than the previous month’s 20.6% rate in China. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations, GS-III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: About China’s Slowing exports and rising imports Why is China’s Growth slowing down? Impact of this Chinese Economy slowdown About China’s Slowing exports […]

Tribal outfits in Tripura pushing for ‘Greater Tipraland’

Context: Several tribal outfits in Tripura have joined hands to push their demand for a separate state for indigenous communities in the region, arguing that their “survival and existence” was at stake. Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges, GS-II: Polity and Constitution Dimensions of the Article: Historical Background of Tipra Land Demands of tribal outfits in […]

U.S. warns Russia against Ukraine invasion

Context: The United States will impose “severe economic harm” on Russia and boost its military presence in Eastern Europe should Moscow invade Ukraine, the White House warned Relevance: GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: About the Russia – Ukraine crisis Recent Developments Russia’s moves What are Russia’s and the West’s interests in Ukraine? What […]

Judicial ‘inaction’ favours those in power

Context: High pendency of cases, large number of vacancies and the Collegium system of appointment were among the key issues raised by Lok Sabha members on while debating a bill that seeks to bring clarity on when Supreme Court and High Court judges will get enhanced pension on attaining a certain age. Relevance: GS-II: Polity […]

Health account numbers that require closer scrutiny

Context: National Health Accounts (NHA) report for 2017-18 released shows an increase in public spending on health and a decline in out-of-pocket expenditure. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to Health, Government Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions of the Article: Highlights of the National Health Accounts (NHA) report 2017-18 Issues with National Health Accounts […]

Mediation Bill: Not getting the Act together

Context: The Ministry of Law and Justice has placed the Draft Mediation Bill, 2021 in public domain seeking feedback and suggestions from all stakeholders. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives, Issues arising out of the design and implementation of Policies) Dimensions of the Article: What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)? Types of Alternative Dispute […]