PIB Summaries 30 August 2022

PIB Analysis

  Contents: Greening Initiatives of India’s Coal Sector Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers Greening Initiatives of India’s Coal Sector Focus: GS-III: Environment and Ecology Why in News? The Ministry of Coal has set an ambitious goal for coal companies to bring more than 2400 hectare of area in and around coalfields under green cover with plantation […]

Current Affairs 30 August 2022

Current Affairs

  Contents: Data Point on Chargesheeting Rate IAF to induct first LCH squadron in October The ‘Iconic Atal Bridge’ inaugurated in Gujarat New edible coating to prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables Data Point on Chargesheeting Rate: Context: As per the latest data, the cases chargesheeted by the police under “Offences against state” […]

The Landmark Judgement of Subramaniam Balaji Vs TN

Context The Supreme Court referred to a three-judge Bench a series of petitions seeking a judicial direction that political parties who make wild promises of largesse should also reveal where they will get the money to pay for them in their election manifestos. The reference departs from the court’s position in the 2013 Subramaniam Balaji […]

The Perils of Manual Scavenging

Context All cleaning jobs are regarded as demeaning and are assigned to people at the bottom of the social hierarchy. The majority of Dalits work in sanitation as manual scavengers, drain cleaners, garbage collectors, and road sweepers. According to government data, 97 percent of manual scavengers in India are Dalits. Despite the fact that manual […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 30 August 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 30 August 2022 Contents The Landmark Judgement of Subramaniam Balaji Vs TN The Perils of Manual Scavenging The Landmark Judgement of Subramaniam Balaji Vs TN Context The Supreme Court referred to a three-judge Bench a series of petitions seeking a judicial direction that political parties who make wild promises of largesse […]