Still a Long Way For Termination of An Unconditional Right

Context The issue of abortion is in the news again, internationally because of Roe vs. Wade Case in the US. Relevance GS-I: Role of Women and Women’s Organization, Population and Associated Issues, Poverty and Developmental issues, Urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Dimensions of the Article Criminal law provisions related to termination of pregnancy Background […]

India Must Seize The Trade Opportunity Opening Now

Context Slower global growth, an adverse geopolitical environment, the shadow of recurring waves of the pandemic and prolonged supply chain issues are likely to weigh on export growth this year. Relevance GS-III: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment. Dimensions of the Article Trade Growth in 2021 and Uncertainties in […]

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Context: US President Joe Biden will host leaders and top officials of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington DC. Relevance: GS II- International Relations Dimensions of the Article: About Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ASEAN’s Objectives About Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is […]

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Context In the financial year 2021-22, 90-lakh beneficiaries of the flagship welfare scheme, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), did not take refill gas cylinders. And over one crore beneficiaries got their refills only once. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Welfare Schemes, Government Policies & Interventions) Dimensions of the Article: About Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana […]

India Hypertension Control Initiative

Context: A project called the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) finds that nearly 23% out of 2.1 million Indians have uncontrolled blood pressure. Relevance: GS II- Health Dimensions of the Article: What is Hypertension? What is the IHCI? How prevalent is the problem of hypertension? What is Hypertension? Hypertension is defined as having systolic blood […]

On the Question of Notifying Minorities

Context: A public interest litigation (PIL) under the consideration of the Supreme Court of India challenges the power of the Centre to notify minority communities at a national level. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: Who is a minority and who decides that? What does the PIL argue? Constitutional Provisions Who […]

Current Affairs 13 May 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS On the question of notifying minorities India hypertension control initiative Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) PAN, Aadhaar have been made mandatory for high-value cash deposits & withdrawals On the Question of Notifying Minorities Context: A public interest litigation (PIL) under the consideration of the Supreme Court of India challenges […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 13 May 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 13 May 2022 Contents India must seize the trade opportunity opening now Still a long way for termination as an unconditional right India Must Seize The Trade Opportunity Opening Now Context Slower global growth, an adverse geopolitical environment, the shadow of recurring waves of the pandemic and prolonged supply chain issues […]

National Disaster Management Authority

Focus: GS III- Disaster Management Why in News? Recently, The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) organised a one-day Consultative workshop for ‘Forest Fire Management in India’  in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) National Disaster Management Authority, abbreviated as NDMA, is an apex Body of Government […]