Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 14 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 14 February 2022 Contents: A dipping graph in occupational safety and health QUAD: Group of Friends with No common enemy A dipping graph in occupational safety and health Context: The CRUSHED Report released recently by Safe in India (SII) depicts a depressing picture related to occupational safety and health in the […]

Current Affairs 14 February 2022

CONTENTS SC examines allegations of rampant misuse of PMLA Sri Ramanujacharya Uniform civil code Modernisation of Police Forces Scheme Why Australia has listed koalas as endangered species SC Examines Allegations of Rampant Misuse of PMLA Context: The Supreme Court is looking into allegations of metamorphosis of an anti-money laundering law, brought to sniff out drug […]

PIB Summaries 14 February 2022

CONTENTS Dr B R Ambedkar APEDA ADIP Scheme &  Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana Dr B R Ambedkar Focus: GS I- Modern History, Personalities in news Why in News? The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind visited Ambadawe village (ancestral village of Dr B.R. Ambedkar) in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra where he performed pooja of […]

Why Australia Has Listed Koalas As Endangered Species

Context: Once found in abundance, Australia’s much-loved koalas have now been officially classified as ‘endangered’ after widespread bushfires, drought and land clearing destroyed much of their eucalyptus-rich habitat. Australia’s environment minister announced that the government was upgrading the conservation status of the marsupials from ‘vulnerable’ to ‘endangered’ in Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, […]

SC Examines Allegations of Rampant Misuse of PMLA

Context: The Supreme Court is looking into allegations of metamorphosis of an anti-money laundering law, brought to sniff out drug money, into a potent weapon to raid rivals and deny rights. A three-judge Bench is holding back-to-back hearings on petitions filed by people from all walks of life and across the country complaining of the […]

Sri Ramanujacharya

Context: President has expressed confidence that Srirama Nagaram, the venue of the Statue of Equality — the 216-ft pancha loha statue of poet saint Sri Ramanujacharya — would become a renowned spiritual destination for people from across the country and abroad. Relevance: GS I- Art and Culture, History Dimensions of the article: About Statue of Equality About […]

Uniform Civil Code

Context The Uttarakhand CM has promised a uniform civil code for the state if BJP is voted back to power.  Relevance:  GS II- Polity Dimensions of the Article: What is Uniform Civil Code (UCC)? Positive aspects of Uniform Civil Code include Challenges in Implementing Uniform Civil Code Include Does India not already have a UCC […]

Modernisation of Police Forces Scheme

Context: The Government under the leadership of Prime Minister has approved continuation of umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF) for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26. This scheme comprises all relevant sub-schemes that contribute to modernization and improvement with a total Central financial outlay of Rs.26,275 crore. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of […]