400th Birth Anniversary of Lachit Borphukan

Context: A three-day celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of the legendary Assamese general and folk hero Lachit Borphukan began in New Delhi. Relevance: GS I: History Dimensions of the Article: History of the Ahom kingdom Legend of Lachit Borphukan Source: Indian Express

Guru Tegh Bahadur – Shaheedi Divas

Context: November 24 is commemorated as the Shaheedi Divas of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth guru of the Sikhs, who stood up against forcible conversions by the Mughals, and was executed on the orders of Aurangzeb in 1675. Relevance: GS I- History Dimensions of the Article: About Guru Tegh Bahadur: The Guru’s times Run-in with […]

The Election Commission of The India

Context: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the country needed Election Commissioners (ECs) who would not shirk from even taking on the Prime Minister if required, and not just “weak-kneed” yes-men. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: About Election Commission of India Litigations against EC Structure of the Election Commission Issues […]

Assam-Meghalaya Boundary Dispute Resolution

Context: Recently, Both Meghalaya and Assam said they would seek a probe from a central agency into the Assam Police firing that killed six people along the states’ border. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance (Federalism) Dimensions of the Article: About Assam-Meghalaya boundary Dispute: Will the partial settlement impact border disputes elsewhere in the Northeast? […]

National Suicide Prevention Strategy

Context: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare unveiled the National Suicide Prevention Strategy — the first-of-its-kind policy formulated by the government to prevent suicides as a public health priority. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: About India’s National Suicide Prevention Strategy National Suicide Prevention Strategy: Objectives Stakeholders in implementation […]

El Niño-La Niña

Context: A new study projects that climate change will significantly impact El Niño-La Niña weather patterns approximately by 2030 — a decade before what was earlier predicted. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Climatology, Important Geophysical Phenomena), GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Impact of Climate Change) Dimensions of the article: La Niña El Niño ENSO […]

Current Affairs 24 November 2022

UPSC Current Affairs For November 2022

CONTENTS El Niño-La Niña Context: A new study projects that climate change will significantly impact El Niño-La Niña weather patterns approximately by 2030 — a decade before what was earlier predicted. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Climatology, Important Geophysical Phenomena), GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Impact of Climate Change) Dimensions of the article: National […]

Kuki-Chin Bangladeshi Refugees

Context Relevance GS Paper 3: Internal security Mains Question Discuss India’s refugee policy. How should India respond to the Kuki-Chin crisis, in your opinion? (250 Words) Indian refugees India’s reaction India’s laws and regulations governing refugees Mizoram Government’s Initiatives Stand of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)  

GST On Online Gaming Casinos And Racing

Context Relevance GS Paper – 3 GST and taxation, IT & Computers, Cyber Security Mains Question What effect does gaming addiction have on children? Do you think China’s recent three-hour gaming ban is a good way to deal with it? (150 words) Types of online gaming available in India: India’s online gaming market Online gaming sector: […]