Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC 09 December 2021

Contents High LPG prices are scorching the air pollution fight Low tobacco tax, poor health High LPG prices are scorching the air pollution fight Context: The price of LPG refills has risen by more than 50% to over ₹900 per cylinder in November 2021 compared to around ₹600 over 2020. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology […]

High LPG prices are scorching the air pollution fight

Context: The price of LPG refills has risen by more than 50% to over ₹900 per cylinder in November 2021 compared to around ₹600 over 2020. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Environmental Pollution and degradation, Conservation of Environment and Ecology), GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Welfare Schemes, Government Policies & Interventions) Dimensions of the Article: […]

Low tobacco tax, poor health

Context: In India, 28.6% of adults above 15 years and 8.5% of students aged 13-15 years use tobacco in some form or the other, which makes the country the second largest consumer of tobacco in the world. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to Children, Government Policies and Initiatives), GS-II: Polity and Constitution […]

Current Affairs 09 December 2021 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS Academy

Contents World Inequality Report 2022 U.P. tops list in human rights violation: MHA Cabinet clears Ken-Betwa river interlinking project Three Indian companies are top 100 in arms sales: SIPRI World Inequality Report 2022 Context: World Inequality Report 2022 by the World Inequality Lab was released recently, according to which India is now among the most […]

World Inequality Report 2022

Context: World Inequality Report 2022 by the World Inequality Lab was released recently, according to which India is now among the most unequal countries in the world. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to poverty & minorities, Inclusive Growth) Dimensions of the Article: Highlights of the World Inequality Report 2022 About the report […]

U.P. tops list in human rights violation: MHA

Context: According to data provided by the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Rajya Sabha – around 40% of human rights violation cases lodged annually by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the past three financial years (2019-21) till October 2021 were from Uttar Pradesh. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance, GS-II: Polity and […]

Cabinet clears Ken-Betwa river interlinking project

Context: The Union Cabinet approved the funding and implementation of the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project at a cost of ₹44,605 crore at the 2020-21 price level. The Centre would fund ₹39,317 crore for the project, with ₹36,290 crore as a grant and ₹3,027 crore as a loan. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Drainage System in India, Projects […]

Three Indian companies are top 100 in arms sales: SIPRI

Context: Three Indian companies are among the world’s top 100 for combined arms sales in 2020, said a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which tracks global arms trade. Relevance: GS-III: Science and Technology, GS-II: International Relations (International Groupings & Agreements affecting India’s Interests) Dimensions of the Article: About SIPRI Highlights […]