Personality Rights

Context: The Delhi High Court has issued an interim order prohibiting the unauthorised use of Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan’s name, image, and voice, which could violate the actor’s personality rights. Relevance GS Paper 4: Ethics And Integrity Mains Question How do personality rights protect celebrities? Elaborate your answer with ethical concerns related with them. (150 […]

The New Economic Growth Data

Context Relevance GS Paper 3: Economic growth Mains Question “The MSMEs sector is referred to as the Indian economy’s growth engine.” In light of this statement, discuss the challenges and solutions facing India’s MSMEs sector. (250 words) Before proceeding to data, key terminologies must be understood. Key findings from recently released data Optimistic outlook Far […]

Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS)

Context: With the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) yet to issue any guidelines after the Supreme Court’s judgment on higher pension last month, the All India EPF Staff Federation has written to the Central Provident Fund Commissioner (CPFC), seeking clarity on details including the formula to calculate pension, and the options available to subscribers who […]

Baguette – UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Context: Recently, Baguette — the staple French bread — was inscribed into the UN’s list of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). Relevance: GS II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: What is a baguette? About UNESCO Tangible and Intangible Heritage Definition of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Criteria for the selection There are three criteria for an […]

What is DigiYatra and How Will It Work?

Context: The government has introduced paperless entry at select airports to make air travel hassle-free. Under this initiative, airports will use a facial recognition software called ‘DigiYatra’ for entry. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: What is DigiYatra and how will it work?

India and UNSC

Context: On 1st December, India assumed the monthly rotating presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the second time in its two-year tenure as an elected member of the Council in 2021-22. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology, GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: United Nations Security Council Membership Functions and Powers of UNSC […]

Current Affairs 03 December 2022

CONTENTS India and UNSC Context: On 1st December, India assumed the monthly rotating presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the second time in its two-year tenure as an elected member of the Council in 2021-22. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology, GS-II: International Relations Dimensions of the Article: United Nations Security Council Membership Functions and Powers of UNSC […]

PIB Summaries 03 December 2022

CONTENTS National Commission for Backward Classes Focus: GS II: Polity and Governance Why in News? Shri.Hansraj Gangaram Ahir assumed charge as Chairperson, National Commission for Backward Classes. About National Commission for Backward Classes Background of NCBC Composition: Constitutional Provisions NCBC- Powers and Functions

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 03 December 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 03 December 2022 Contents The New Economic Growth Data Context Relevance GS Paper 3: Economic growth Mains Question “The MSMEs sector is referred to as the Indian economy’s growth engine.” In light of this statement, discuss the challenges and solutions facing India’s MSMEs sector. (250 words) Before proceeding to data, key […]