Climate Change New Loss and Damage Fund Deal

Context The recently revealed draught decision text of the COP27 of the UN climate negotiations included both of India’s key mitigation points in the mitigation clause. Furthermore, the draught agreement appeared to be on track to meet a critical demand of developing countries by establishing a new loss and damage fund. Relevance: GS Paper 3: Conservation, […]

About Financial consumer protection (FCP)

Context Relevance GS Paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings involving India and affecting India’s interests etc Mains Question The long sustained image of India as a leader of the oppressed and marginalized nations has disappeared on account of its newfound role in the emerging global order.’ Elaborate. (UPSC 2019) About Financial consumer protection (FCP) Concerning […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 November 2022

UPSC Newsticles November For 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 November 2022 Contents Climate Talks Near ‘Loss and Damage’ Fund Deal Context The recently revealed draught decision text of the COP27 of the UN climate negotiations included both of India’s key mitigation points in the mitigation clause. Furthermore, the draught agreement appeared to be on track to meet a critical […]

Gandhi Mandela Award

Context: Recently, the 14th Dalai Lama was conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 at Thekchen Choeling in Dharamshala’s McleodGanj by Himachal Pradesh governor. Relevance: Facts for prelims Dimensions of the Article: What is the Gandhi Mandela Award? Who gets the award and how are they selected? Which other peace prize the Dalai Lama received? -Source: […]

No Money for Terror Conference 2022

Context: Recently, third ‘No Money for Terror’ (NMFT) Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing was held in New Delhi, India. Relevance: GS II: Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: About ‘No Money for Terror’ Conference Objectives of the event Significance: It offered a unique platform for participating nations and organisations to deliberate on the effectiveness of the current […]

About Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 

About Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 

Context: Recent comments by Congress leader on Hindutva ideologue VD Savarkar have caused a furore in Maharashtra. Relevance: GS I- Important Personalities Dimensions of the Article: About Vinayak Damodar Savarkar  Nationalism and social reforms: Related Organisations and Work: Abhinav Bharat Society (Young India Society) Hindu Mahasabha Free India Society -Source: Indian Express

PM KISAN Yojana

Context: The number of farmers who received the 11th instalment of funds from the Prime Minister’s Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) has fallen by 67%. Relevance: GS II- Welfare Schemes Dimensions of the Article: About PM KISAN Nodal: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Some of the categories of beneficiaries who are NOT eligible for benefit under […]

Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

Context: The latest draft of the data protection law — the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 (DPDP Bill, 2022) — has now been made open for public comments and the government is expected to introduce the Bill in Parliament in the budget session of 2023. Relevance: GS II: Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: Data […]

Network Readiness Index 2022

Focus: Facts for prelims Why in News? India climbs up six slots and now placed at 61st rank as per Network Readiness Index 2022. About Network Readiness Index: India’s status –

Rani Lakshmibai Jayanti

Rani Lakshmibai Jayanti

Focus:  GS I- Modern Indian history Why in News? PM paid tribute to Rani Lakshmibai on her Jayanti. About Rani Lakshmibai About Doctrine of Lapse By applying the doctrine of lapse, Dalhousie annexed the States of: