India Needs a Forward-Looking Strategy on Pakistan

Context India’s approach in dealing with Pakistan today is very different from the framework that emerged at the dawn of the 1990s. Relevance GS-II: India and its Neighborhood- Relations Dimensions of the Article Terms of Engagement with Pakistan Reset in Engagement Way Forward Terms of Engagement with Pakistan From the 1990s, for nearly three decades, […]

Avoiding The Coal Scarcity Trap

Context The recent power crisis due to the coal shortage in India underscores the need for measures to avoid a repeat of episodes in the future. Relevance GS-III: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. Dimensions of the Article Factors contributing to Power Crisis What were the measures taken by the Government ? Issues with […]

Environmental Performance Index And India

Context: India has questioned its bottom ranking among 180 nations on the Environmental Performance Index. Relevance: GS III- Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: Key points About Environmental Performance Index 2022 Key points: The newly released Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022, measured by Yale and Columbia universities, ranks India at the bottom position among […]

Violation of Code Of Conduct

Context: Recently, two MLAs from Maharashtra were accused in violation of the Code of conduct during Rajya Sabha elections. Other candidates shot off a missive to the Election Commission, alleging that the ballot papers were shown to unauthorised persons after marking them. Relevance: GS-II: Governance, Polity and Constitution Dimensions of the Article: Process of election […]

Indian Crude Oil Basket Touches 10 Year High

Context: The basket of crude oil that India buys has hit a decade high of $121 per barrel, but retail selling prices of petrol and diesel continue to remain frozen. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (International Trade, Mobilization of Resources, Growth and Development of Indian Economy) Dimensions of the Article: Key Points How are high crude […]

Judicial Vacancies And Pendency Of Cases

Context: Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana said lack of proper infrastructure and judicial vacancies had adversely impacted the mechanism involved in the fast disposal of cases. Out of 1,100 judges in various high courts in the country, there are about 400 to 500 posts vacant all the time. Relevance: GS II- Executive and […]

Current Affairs 11 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS: Judicial Vacancies and Pendency of Cases Indian crude oil basket touches 10 year high Code of Conduct Violated Environmental Performance Index and India Judicial Vacancies And Pendency Of Cases Context: Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana said lack of proper infrastructure and judicial vacancies had adversely impacted the mechanism involved in the fast […]

PIB Summaries 11 June 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS: Central Information Commission achieved decline in pendency in disposal of RTI appeals The Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) Central Information Commission Achieved a Decline in Pendency in Disposal of RTI Appeals Focus: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies) Why in News? The Central Information Commission has been […]