Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 June 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 June 2022 Contents Modi’s two summits: UAE trumps G7 From Higher to Hire Education Modi’s Two Summits: UAE Trumps G7 Context Prime Minister is attending two summits this week – he is a ‘special invitee’ at the 48th G7 Summit at Schloss Elmou in Germany. After that, he has a […]

What is Ethanol Fuel?

What is Ethanol Fuel

Focus: GS III- Environment and Ecology, GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure Why in News? Recently, India has achieved the target of 10 percent ethanol blending, 5 months ahead of schedule What is Ethanol fuel? Ethanol fuel is ethyl alcohol, the same type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, used as fuel. It is most often used […]

Performance Grading Index For Districts

Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Why in News? The Ministry of Education has released the Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D) for 2019 which studied 83 indicators grouped in six categories. What is PGI-D? The PGI for District (PGI-D), which comprises 83 indicators, was created to assess how well each district is performing […]

Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile

Context:   Recently, Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight-tested by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy from an Indian Naval Ship at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. Relevance: GS III- Defence Technology Dimensions of the Article: About VL-SRSAM Features of VL-SRSAM […]

Kihoto Hollohan Judgment

Context: As the political battle in Maharashtra moves to the Supreme Court, the role and powers of the Deputy Speaker are in focus. In the context of the crisis, references have been made to the landmark judgment in ‘Kihoto Hollohan vs Zachillhu And Others’ (1992). Relevance: GS II- Polity and Government Dimensions of the Article: […]

What is Gig Economy?

Gig Economy

Context: A NITI Aayog report has identified that is expected to grow to 2.35 crore by 2029-30. According to a study released by NITI Aayog, the number of gig workers in India is estimated to be 77 lakh in 2020-21.  Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What is Gig Economy? Advantages of […]

Anti-Defection Law

Context: The political crisis in Maharashtra has given rise to the question whether the Shiv Sena rebels can avoid disqualification under the anti-defection law. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional Provisions, Legislature and Elections, Executive, Separation of Powers) Dimensions of the Article: What is Defection? 10th Schedule of the Indian Constitution (Anti-Defection Law) When do the […]

Current Affairs 28 June 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS Anti-Defection Law Gig Economy Kihoto Hollohan Judgment Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile Anti-Defection Law Context: The political crisis in Maharashtra has given rise to the question whether the Shiv Sena rebels can avoid disqualification under the anti-defection law. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Constitution (Constitutional Provisions, Legislature and Elections, Executive, Separation of Powers) Dimensions of […]

PIB Summaries 28 June 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS Performance Grading Index for Districts Ethanol blending Performance Grading Index For Districts Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Why in News? The Ministry of Education has released the Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D) for 2019 which studied 83 indicators grouped in six categories. What is PGI-D? The PGI for District (PGI-D), which […]