Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 21 July 2021

Contents Pegasus spyware issue in India Explained SC quashes parts of the 97th amendment Oxfam report on sharp inequalities in health indicators SC on ‘punishment’ for political parties facing contempt Pegasus spyware issue in India Explained Context: At least a 1,000 Indian phone numbers are in a list of potential targets of surveillance using the […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 20 July 2021

Contents Bombay HC on Speedy trial as a fundamental right Monsoon Deficit problem for oilseed farmers Moon’s Wobble Effect Internet via high-altitude balloons in Cuba Bombay HC on Speedy trial as a fundamental right Context: The Bombay High Court observed, “For how many years without trial, can people languish in jail. Speedy trial is a […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 19 July 2021

Contents Supreme Court mulls limit to role as policy watchdog Lokpal yet to get director of inquiry Midday meals leave a long-lasting impact: study RBI bars Mastercard from issuing new cards in India U.S., Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan: Quad G7’s Build Back Better World Initiative Supreme Court mulls limit to role as policy watchdog Context: The […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 17 July 2021

Contents Attacks on Indians in South Africa Violence UN report on youth and agriculture, World Youth Skill Day China has a carbon market now Attacks on Indians in South Africa Violence Context: Protests in South Africa began after the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma and amid escalating civil unrest in the country the Indian […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 16 July 2021

Contents Reservoir levels remain below normal in 5 states Livestock schemes to be merged Akalis to move adjournment motion in LS on Farm Laws Sedition law- Developments in SC: Strong message to Govt. Reservoir levels remain below normal in 5 states Context: The southwest monsoon may have covered the whole of India, but the level […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 15 July 2021

Contents Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Baggage of the past India: Future of Afghanistan cannot be its past SC to examine plea challenging sedition law HC on compassionate appointment and personal laws Drop cases filed under Section 66A: Centre Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Baggage of the past Context: Recently, several IED (Improvised Explosive Device) blasts were carried out […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 14 July 2021

Contents Assam’s cow protection Bill India’s trade with China soared 62% in H1 Funding gap may stump ‘Housing for All’ goal Assam’s cow protection Bill Context: Assam’s Assembly said its primary objective was to check the smuggling of cows to Bangladesh and tabled the Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 13 July 2021

Contents Inflation remains above 6% for second month Lightning: Biggest natural disaster-linked killer in India RBI Retail Direct scheme Inflation remains above 6% for second month Context: After touching a six-month high in May 2021, India’s retail inflation was virtually unchanged in June 2021. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth and Development of Indian Economy, Fiscal […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 12 July 2021

Contents Set aside preconditions for peace process: Nagaland panel U.P.’s new population policy A proposed elephant reserve in Chhattisgarh Electing a Speaker and Deputy Speaker Bihar’s Kesaria Buddha stupa waterlogged Set aside preconditions for peace process: Nagaland panel Context: A panel of Nagaland’s lawmakers asked the negotiating parties of the “Indo-Naga” political dialogue to resume […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 10 July 2021

Contents India-Nepal Rail Services Agreement (RSA) ‘Joint Communication’ signed to secure rights of forest dwellers In a first, Himalayan yaks to be insured India-Nepal Rail Services Agreement (RSA) Context: Rail Transportation between India & Nepal got a major boost as authorization to all cargo train operators to utilize the Indian railway network to carry all […]