About Uda Devi

About Uda Devi

Context: Recently, events to commemorate the martyrdom of Uda Devi, a freedom fighter from the Pasi community, were held at various places in Uttar Pradesh, including Sikandar Bagh in Lucknow. Dalit men and women from UP as well as Madhya Pradesh, Bengal, and Bihar gathered to pay homage to Uda Devi. Relevance: GS I: Personalities […]

Hwasong-17: North Korea’s New ‘Monster Missile’

Hwasong-17

Context: North Korea said it test fired its massive new Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), in what analysts said may be the first successful launch of the system after doubts were raised about earlier claims. Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: How big is North Korea’s Hwasong-17 ‘monster missile’? How far […]

Vikram-S: India’s First Private Sector Rocket  

Context: Recently, India’s first privately developed launch vehicle, Vikram-S, blasted off on its maiden flight from the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO’s) Sriharikota . Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: Vikram-S Prarambh mission: -Source: Indian Express

Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act 2012

Context: Ten years after the enactment of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, which deals specifically with child sexual abuse, an analysis of POCSO cases across India has found gaps in its implementation – including increasing pendency of cases and a high rate of acquittals. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice (Issues related to […]

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund

Focus: GS III: Indian Economy Why in News? Finance Minister has urged the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to expand its operations and explore ways to crowd in private capital for projects under the National Infrastructure Pipeline, PM Gati Shakti and National Infrastructure Corridor. What is NIIF? Types of funds in NIIF Functions of NIIF

National Bioenergy Programme

Focus: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Why in News? Recently, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy organized seminar on “National Bio Energy Programme” Bioenergy: About National Bioenergy Programme: The National Bioenergy Programme will comprises of the following sub-schemes:

Vikram-S : India’s First Private Sector Rocket

Context Relevance GS Paper 3: Science and technology (space research) Mains Question Discuss India’s accomplishments in space science and technology. How has the use of this technology aided India’s socioeconomic development? (150 Words) The Indian Space Sector Approval of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Space Sector: Concerning Mission Prarambh and Vikram-S: Significance:

Revised Personal Data Protection Bill

Context The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) recently released a new draught titled the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022. Among the significant changes in the revised Bill are: Relevance GS Paper – 2 – Government Policies & Interventions GS Paper – 3- Cyber Security, IT & Computers Mains Question “Any policy […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 19 November 2022

UPSC Newsticles November For 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 19 November 2022 Contents Revised Personal Data Protection Bill Context The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) recently released a new draught titled the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022. Among the significant changes in the revised Bill are: Relevance GS Paper – 2 – Government Policies & Interventions […]