Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 February 2022   Contents: A testing vote No quick fix A testing vote Context: India abstains from voting on the UNSC resolution that condemned Russian aggression on Ukraine. Relevance: GS-II: Bilateral Groupings & Agreements, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests Dimensions of the Article: UNSC resolution against […]

Current Affairs 28 February 2022

CONTENTS SWIFT Judiciary needs more HC judges: CJI Triple Talaq a ‘social evil’ : PM Modi Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for Sugarcane National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022 SWIFT Context: The U.S., Europe and several other western nations are moving to exclude Russia from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), an international […]

PIB Summaries 28 February 2022

CONTENTS Veer Savarkar Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Eastern Bridge-VI 2022   Veer Savarkar Focus: GS I- Important Personalities Why In News? The Prime Minister has paid tribute to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his Punya tithi. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar    Period: 28 May 1883 – 26 February 1966 Cause of Death: Fasting (Sallekhana Prayopavesa) He was commonly […]

SWIFT

Context: The U.S., Europe and several other western nations are moving to exclude Russia from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), an international network for banks to facilitate smooth money transactions globally. This could be the strongest economic sanction against Russia over its military moves in Ukraine, as it will potentially cut off the […]

Judiciary Needs More HC Judges: CJI

Context: Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana said there was a need to both increase the number of judges in High Courts and urgently fill existing vacancies. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Indian Judiciary) Dimensions of the Article: What is the Collegium System? Working of the Collegium System and NJAC Appointment procedure of […]

Triple Talaq a ‘social evil’ : PM Modi

Context: PM said that there has been a drastic 80% decrease in “triple talaq” cases since the law was enacted against the practice in September 2019 Relevance: GS-II Social Justice Dimensions of the Article: History of Triple Talaq and Legislation The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 Arguments favouring the bill Arguments […]

Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for Sugarcane

Context: Maharashtra Government issued a government resolution which will allow sugar mills to pay the basic Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) in two tranches. Relevance: GS-III: Agriculture (Agricultural Pricing and Marketing, Food Security) Dimensions of the Article: What are the changes in the government resolution? What is Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for Sugarcane? What are the […]

National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022

Context: Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022 by administering polio drops to children below five years of age in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.  Relevance: GS II- Health Dimensions of the Article: About Polio National Immunization Drive and Polio National Immunization Day 2022 (NID) : […]