Election Commission of India

Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance Why in News? The Election Commission of India started the distribution and dispatch of designated ballot boxes, ballot papers, special pens, and other sealed election materials to the State Legislative Assembly Secretariats including the National Capital Territory of Delhi and UT of Puducherry for the conduct of Presidential Election […]

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

Focus: GS II- Welfare Schemes Why in News? The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to rejoin the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) About Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) launched on 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an insurance service for farmers for their yields. PMFBY is […]

Everything About Red Panda

Red Panda

Context: The Singalila National Park, the highest protected area in West Bengal, will soon wild Red Panda. Relevance: GS III- Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: About Red Panda About Singalila National Park Why introduce Red Panda? About Red Panda The Giant Panda and the Red Panda are the only two distinct panda species […]

National Child Labour Project

Context: The Centre does not have any data on child labour in the country and a reason for this is the drying up of budgetary provisions meant for the National Child Labour Project (NCLP). Relevance: GS II- Welfare Schemes Dimensions of the Article: What is Child Labour? About National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme Objectives […]

Parliamentary Committee Opposes Mediation Bill

Context: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice has recommended substantial changes to the Mediation Bill. Relevance: GS-II: Governance (Government Policies and Initiatives, Issues arising out of the design and implementation of Policies) Dimensions of the Article: Mediation Bill, 2021 What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)? Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution Highlights of the […]

G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting

Context: Recently, the External Affairs Minister of India met with the US Secretary of State and Russian Foreign Minister and other counter parts in Bali (Indonesia) on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting. The meeting was held under the theme of “Building a more peaceful, stable, and prosperous world together.” Relevance GS-II: International Relations […]

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Context: Recently, The United States space research agency NASA said in a release that its James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has produced the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe that has ever been seen, heralding a major event in astronomy. The JWST is the largest and most powerful telescope ever built. Relevance: […]

The Great Sri Lankan Crisis

The Context: Anti-government sentiment in various parts of Sri Lanka has resulted in political instability. It is fueled by anti-government protests and public demonstrations in response to the country’s economic crisis. The Sri Lankan economy has been in crisis as a result of a severe Balance of Payments (BoP) problem. Its foreign exchange reserves are […]

‘Lavender Scare’ and NASA

Context NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which will show the clearest-ever images of the universe, is set to bring about a change in the way we perceive space. However, the telescope’s name has come under intense criticism from the LGBTQ community. The telescope has been named after James Webb, who ran the US space agency […]