TN Assembly Re-Adopt The Anti NEET Bill

Context: The Tamil Nadu Assembly has once again adopted a Bill that was earlier returned by Governor. The Bill seeks to grant exemption from the mandatory National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) for seats allotted by the Government in undergraduate medical and dental courses in Tamil Nadu. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to Education, […]

Current Affairs 09 February 2022

CONTENTS TN Assembly re-adopt the Anti NEET Bill Haryana Cabinet nod for anti-conversion Bill Restoration of JCPOA The China-Russia relationship I&B Ministry’s powers to regulate content on TV   TN Assembly Re-Adopt the Anti NEET Bill Context: The Tamil Nadu Assembly has once again adopted a Bill that was earlier returned by Governor. The Bill […]

PIB Summaries 09 February 2022

CONTENTS ASEAN Parvatmala Scheme ASEAN Focus: GS II- International Groupings Why in News? The ASEAN-India High Level Conference on Renewable Energy, being organized by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and the Ministry of External Affairs of Government of India. Theme: “Experience and Innovations for Integrated Renewables Market”. About the Conference: The ASEAN-India High […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 09 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 09 February 2022 Contents: Step up agri-spending, boost farm incomes NEET and States Step up agri-spending, boost farm incomes Context: The Union Budget 2022-23 tabled recently has marginally increased the overall budgetary allocation towards the agricultural sector to 4.4%. However, the rate of increase is lower than the current inflation rate […]

TN Assembly Re-Adopt the Anti NEET Bill

Context: The Tamil Nadu Assembly has once again adopted a Bill that was earlier returned by Governor. The Bill seeks to grant exemption from the mandatory National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) for seats allotted by the Government in undergraduate medical and dental courses in Tamil Nadu. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Issues related to Education, […]

Haryana Cabinet nod for anti-conversion Bill

Context: The Haryana Cabinet approved the draft of the Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill, 2022, which seeks to prohibit religious conversion effected through misrepresentation, force, undue influence, coercion, allurement or by any fraudulent means or by marriage or for marriage, by making it an offence. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Government […]

Restoration of JCPOA

Context: Recently, the US has restored sanctions waivers to Iran to allow international nuclear cooperation projects, as indirect American-Iranian talks on reviving the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran enter the final stretch. The waiver allows other countries and companies to participate in Iran’s civilian nuclear programme without triggering US sanctions on them, in the name of promoting safety and non-proliferation. […]

The China-Russia Relationship

Context: President Vladimir Putin’s show of strength with President Xi Jinping in Beijing amid the standoff with NATO on Ukraine was intended to demonstrate that Russia and China were on the same page on the “core interests” of upholding “international equity and justice” in the face of US “unilateralism”, and supported each other against “external […]