Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 04 March 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 04 March 2022 Contents: Counting those who qualify as EWS Care informed by data Counting those who qualify as EWS Context: The SC has sought clarification from the GoI regarding the basis for Rs 8 lakh income cutoff as a criteria to be classified as Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). Relevance: GS-II: […]

Current Affairs 04 March 2022

CONTENTS Mekedatu Project Why NATO isn’t sending troops to Ukraine Action plan for Reintroduction of Cheetah in India Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank World Wildlife Day 2022 Mekedatu Project Context: Congress’ padayatra in Karnataka— Namma Neeru Namma Hakku — seeking early implementation of Mekedatu drinking water project culminated at a massive rally which appeared to set […]

PIB Summaries 04 March 2022

CONTENTS Virtual summit of Quad leaders National Mission for Clean Ganga Virtual Summit of Quad leaders Focus: GS II- International Relations Why in News? Prime Minister participated at a virtual summit of Quad leaders, along with US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Highlights of the Summit: […]

Mekedatu Project

Context: Congress’ padayatra in Karnataka— Namma Neeru Namma Hakku — seeking early implementation of Mekedatu drinking water project culminated at a massive rally which appeared to set the party’s tone for the Assembly elections next year. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Intra-State Relations, Functions & responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and challenges […]

Why NATO Isn’t Sending Troops to Ukraine

Context: Amid Russia’s war on Ukraine, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has been rapidly deploying troops to member countries across eastern Europe but has clarified that it has no plans of sending them to Ukraine itself. Relevance: GS II- International Relations Dimensions of the Article: About NATO Major pointers regarding NATO What is NATO’s […]

Action Plan For Reintroduction of Cheetah in India

Context: India’s plan to reintroduce cheetahs has chances of success, but uncertainties remain The action plan was launched at the 19th meeting of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). Relevance: GS III- Environment Dimensions of the Article: About Reintroduction Action Plan:: Reasons for the Extinction: About the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) About Cheetah About Reintroduction Action […]

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Context The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said it was putting on hold and reviewing all projects in Russia and Belarus. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (International Institutions), GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: About Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Membership of AIIB Financial Capital of AIIB: India and AIIB (updates as of 2021) About […]

World Wildlife Day 2022

Context: Recently, the United Nations has declared the theme for the year 2022 World Wildlife Day. Further, in times of pandemics, the threat of zoonotic diseases due to emerging climate change scenarios, wildlife protection has garnered renewed attention, the focus of the global community.  Relevance: GS II- Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: About World Wildlife […]