Current Affairs 02 September 2022

Current Affairs

Contents: GST revenues cross the ₹1.4 lakh cr. mark again Government warns against misleading Surrogate Advertisements Vostok-2022 Military Exercise Southwest monsoon-IMD predicts excessive rainfall GST revenues cross the ₹1.4 lakh cr. mark again Context: India’s gross revenues from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were ₹1,43,612 crore in August, 28% higher than a year ago. […]

CAPF eAWAS Web Portal 

Focus: GS III- Defence Why in news? Union Home and Cooperation Minister, Shri Amit Shah launched the “CAPF e-AWAS” web portal in New Delhi today. Significance: The Union Home Minister said a system had been created in the CAPFs under which only personnel of the Forcefor which houses had been constructed could be allotted these […]

G20 Education Ministers Meeting in Bali

G20 Education Ministers Meeting in Bali

Focus: GS-II: International Relations (Important International Groupings and Agreements, Foreign Policies affecting India’s Interests) Why in news? Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan addresses the G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting in Bali today. He as a troika co-chair delivered the opening remarks at the G-20 Education Ministers’ Meeting Theme: ‘Recovery, Re-imagine and Rebuild Stronger.’ […]

The Improvement in GDP Growth

Context According to NSO data, India’s GDP increased 13.5% in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal year (FY 2022-23), up from 4.1% in the previous quarter but less than the 20.1% reported in the first quarter of 2021-22. This means that the Indian economy grew at its fastest rate in a year (though at […]

Violent Crimes And The Pandemic

Context According to the NCRB’s annual report, “Crime in India,” released earlier this week, registration in violent crimes such as rape, kidnapping, atrocities against children, robberies, and murders increased in 2021 to levels before the pandemic, compared to a drop in 2020. Relevance GS Paper 2: Governance/Social Justice Mains Question Examine the possible causes of the […]

PIB Summaries 02 September 2022

PIB Analysis

  CONTENTS: G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting in Bali “CAPF eAWAS” web portal launched G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting in Bali Focus: GS-II: International Relations (Important International Groupings and Agreements, Foreign Policies affecting India’s Interests) Why in news? Union Education and Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan addresses the G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting in Bali today. He […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 02 September 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 02 September 2022 Contents A revert to the mean: On violent crimes and the pandemic The Improvement in GDP Growth A Revert To The Mean: On Violent Crimes And The Pandemic Context According to the NCRB’s annual report, “Crime in India,” released earlier this week, registration in violent crimes such as […]

GST Revenues Cross ₹1.4 Lakh Cr. Mark Again

Context: India’s gross revenues from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were ₹1,43,612 crore in August, 28% higher than a year ago. Relevance: GS II- Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: Details What is GST? GST Act What are GST Slabs? Details: India’s Gross revenues from the Goods & Services Tax has witnessed a significant […]