Why Legacy IAS is the Top Choice for UPSC Aspirants in Bangalore, Dharwad, and Mysore
Legacy IAS is one of the leading institutes for IAS coaching in Karnataka, with a strong presence in Bangalore and other cities in the state. The institute is known for its highly experienced and qualified faculty, who have helped more than 450 students clear the UPSC exams in recent years. Located in the heart […]
IPO-Ization of Political Manifestos Prior To Elections
Context In an effort to crack down on the political practise of announcing “freebies” to entice voters, the Election Commission of India mandated that political parties explain the financial implications of their promises and how they will be fulfilled. However, ECI’s proposal to ask parties to quantify poll promises, explain ab initio (from the start), […]
A Scathing Attack On Court
Context Relevance GS Paper 2: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Mains Question “Recently, there has been a growing voice in support of reintroducing the NJAC Bill.” Examine the NJAC Act 2014 in light of this statement. (150 Words) The Constitution (99th Amendment) Act of 2014 Appointment procedure Why was NJAC […]
What Are Exit Polls?
Context: In India, results of exit polls for a particular election are not allowed to be published till the last vote has been cast. While exit polls generate a lot of curiosity and sometimes predict election results most accurately. Relevance: GS II: Polity and Governance (Representation Of People’s Act) Dimensions of the Article: What are […]
What is an Election Security Deposit?
Context: A political party based in New Delhi lost its election deposit for most of its candidates in the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Relevance: GS II: Polity and Governance (Representation Of People’s Act) Dimensions of the Article: What is an election security deposit? Is the amount same for all elections? When is […]
Overseas Citizenship of India
Context: The Delhi High Court has sought a response from the central government on a petition against the cancellation of a person’s Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card. Relevance: GS II: Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: Who is an Overseas Citizen? Definition: Benefits to OCI Cardholders: Limitations: -Source: The Hindu
Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill 2022
Context: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has introduced the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Intervention Dimensions of the Article: About Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill Key features of the bill Carbon credit trading: Obligation to use non-fossil sources of energy: Energy conservation code for buildings: Standards […]
What Is The Lumpy Skin Disease?
Focus: GS II: Health Why in News? Guidelines for control of LSD including vaccination and treatment have been circulated to the States / UTs for implementation to control and contain the disease within a definite timeline. What is the lumpy skin disease? How does it spread? Symptoms: What is the geographical distribution and how did it […]
National Overseas Scholarship Scheme
Focus: GS II: Government policies and Intervention Why in News? Recently, Indians who have been sent abroad to study through the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme have sent their gratitude towards the Indian Government for the scholarship programme. About National Overseas Scholarship Scheme
Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 10 December 2022
Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 10 December 2022 Contents A Scathing Attack On Court Context Relevance GS Paper 2: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Mains Question “Recently, there has been a growing voice in support of reintroducing the NJAC Bill.” Examine the NJAC Act 2014 in light of this statement. […]