Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 31 January 2022

Contents SC judges on use of social media to troll their work ‘Gehri dosti’ says Israel PM about ties with India Oman’s top defence official visit and India-Oman ties Kerala’s SilverLine project SC Judges On Use of Social Media To Troll Their Work Context: Supreme Court judges have often criticized social media of being a […]

Current Affairs 29 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Suspension of MLAs SC/ST quota in promotions Bad banks Tipu Sultan Suspension of MLAs Context: The Supreme Court revoked the one-year suspension of 12 MLAs from the Maharashtra Assembly, calling it an “irrational” act that would impact the democratic set-up, leave constituencies unrepresented and help governments on a “thin majority” manipulate numbers. Relevance GS […]

Current Affairs 28 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS India-Central Asia Virtual Summit Air India strategic disinvestment completed Opposed to third party in LAC talks, China tells U.S. The stock market’s recent downturn across the world Corruption Perception Index 2021 Swiss gold exports to China and India hit multi-year highs India-Central Asia Virtual Summit Context: Prime Minister hosted the first India-Central Asia Summit […]

Current Affairs 27 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS The ‘racial profiling’ of the Chakmas and Hajongs Padma Awards ISRO’s new SSLV programme The ‘racial profiling’ of the Chakmas and Hajongs Context: Recently, a letter was issued for a “special census” to be conducted in all the Chakma- and Hajong-inhabited areas. Relevance: GS I- Indian Society, GS II- Vulnerable Sections Dimensions of the […]

Current Affairs 26 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Beating Retreat ceremony The United Nations and the crisis in Yemen ‘Inaccuracies, procedural violations’ in Great Nicobar EIA report SC seeks EC, govt. response on ‘irrational’ freebies NGO and Foreign funding National Green Tribunal (NGT) Beating Retreat Ceremony Context: This year’s Republic Day parade on January 26 and the Beating Retreat ceremony on January […]

Current Affairs 25 January 2022 | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS The challenge of antimicrobial resistance Sundarbans is cyclone capital of India: IMD report K-shaped Economic recovery Marital Rape Non-Fungible Token (NFT) The challenge of antimicrobial resistance Context: The recently published GRAM report talks about antimicrobial resistance (AMR), where antibiotics become ineffective because pathogens become resistant to them. According to the report, as many as […]

Current Affairs 24 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS Academy

CONTENTS Omicron in community transmission: INSACOG A proposal for Indian Environmental Service PM Gati Shakti national master plan Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Sri Ramanuja Omicron In Community Transmission: INSACOG Context: Omicron is now in community transmission in India and has become dominant in multiple metros, where new cases have been rising exponentially, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 […]

Current Affairs 29 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS: Amar Jawan Jyoti merged with National War Memorial U.S., Russia seek to ease Ukraine tensions Importers, govt. duel in SC over GST on ocean freight Saraswati river China constructing bridge on Pangong Tso   Amar Jawan Jyoti Merged With National War Memorial Context: The government has put out the eternal flame of the Amar Jawan […]

Current Affairs 21 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS Academy

CONTENTS: The question of OBC reservation in local bodies The shift from Jakarta to Nusantara SC upholds OBC quota in NEET Amendments to the IAS (Cadre) Rules The Question of OBC Reservation in Local Bodies Context: The apex court’s latest order in Rahul Ramesh Wagh v. State of Maharashtra &Ors. makes it mandatory that the […]

Current Affairs 20 January 2022 for UPSC Exam | Legacy IAS

CONTENTS Here is why the electoral bonds scheme must go The rising tensions in the Balkans Pegasus spyware Economic recovery is yet to attain durability, says ICRA Silver Line project Miss Kerala Swamp Deer   Here Is why the Electoral Bonds Scheme Must Go Context: Electoral bonds violates the basic tenets of India’s democracy by […]