Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 31 January 2022

Contents SC judges on use of social media to troll their work ‘Gehri dosti’ says Israel PM about ties with India Oman’s top defence official visit and India-Oman ties Kerala’s SilverLine project SC Judges On Use of Social Media To Troll Their Work Context: Supreme Court judges have often criticized social media of being a […]

PIB Summaries 31 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

Contents Exports of Marine Products rise by 35% in 2020-2021 Exports of Ready-To-Eat products rises by 24% in 2020-21 India-ASEAN Digital Work Plan 2022 approved Exports of Marine Products Rise by 35% in 2020-2021 Context: Exports of Marine Products registered a growth of 35% to more than 6 billion US Dollars during April-December 2021 compared […]

Current Affairs: Bad Banks

Bad Banks Context: National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL) is ready to acquire stressed assets worth ₹82,845 crore involving 38 non-performing assets (NPAs) in phases Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian Economy, NPAs, Banking) Dimensions of the Article: NPA stress in the Indian financial system What is an Asset Reconstruction Company? What are Bad […]

SC/ST Quota in Promotions

SC/ST Quota In Promotions Context: The Supreme Court refused to lay down the “yardstick” for determining the inadequacy of representation for granting reservation in promotions for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates in government jobs.   Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives, Issues related to Minorities), GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 January 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 January 2022 Contents: At the Centre Flying Home At the Centre Context: The India-Central Asia virtual summit was recently concluded.  The Prime Minister of India hosted the first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January 2022 which was attended by the Presidents of the five Central Asian Republics (CARs). Relevance: GS II: […]

Current Affairs: Suspension of MLAs

Suspension of MLAs Context: The Supreme Court revoked the one-year suspension of 12 MLAs from the Maharashtra Assembly, calling it an “irrational” act that would impact the democratic set-up, leave constituencies unrepresented and help governments on a “thin majority” manipulate numbers. Relevance GS II- Parliament Dimensions: About the Suspension of MLAs: What are the arguments […]

Current Affairs 29 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Suspension of MLAs SC/ST quota in promotions Bad banks Tipu Sultan Suspension of MLAs Context: The Supreme Court revoked the one-year suspension of 12 MLAs from the Maharashtra Assembly, calling it an “irrational” act that would impact the democratic set-up, leave constituencies unrepresented and help governments on a “thin majority” manipulate numbers. Relevance GS […]

PIB Summaries 29 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Lala Lajpat Rai Ji India-Israel agree to further enhance cooperation in the agricultural sector Mission Karmayogi Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Textiles NIPER Portal   Lala Lajpat Rai Ji Focus: GS I- The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. Why in News? The Prime Minister […]