Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 02 September 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 02 September 2022 Contents A revert to the mean: On violent crimes and the pandemic The Improvement in GDP Growth A Revert To The Mean: On Violent Crimes And The Pandemic Context According to the NCRB’s annual report, “Crime in India,” released earlier this week, registration in violent crimes such as […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 01 September 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 01 September 2022 Contents Why do fishermen oppose Vizhinjam Port? All boards must implement PARAKH for exam scoring Why Do Fishermen Oppose Vizhinjam Port? Context Vizhinjam, near Thiruvananthapuram, is on fire from both sea and land due to the under-construction Vizhinjam Port Project. The Vizhinjam International Transhipment Deep-water Multipurpose Seaport is […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 31 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 31 August 2022 Contents The Special Marriage Act: Being challenged One factor reducing business ease Context The Supreme Court has dismissed a writ petition challenging provisions of the Special Marriage Act (SMA) of 1954 that require couples to give 30 days’ notice of their intent to marry. Relevance GS Paper – […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 30 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 30 August 2022 Contents The Landmark Judgement of Subramaniam Balaji Vs TN The Perils of Manual Scavenging The Landmark Judgement of Subramaniam Balaji Vs TN Context The Supreme Court referred to a three-judge Bench a series of petitions seeking a judicial direction that political parties who make wild promises of largesse […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 August 2022 Contents Sops for votes: On election promises Russia opposes the adoption of the N-disarmament text Sops For Votes: On Election Promises Context The true ‘freebie’ issue is campaign promises of gifts rather than welfare. Relevance GS Paper 2: Government Policies Mains Question “Over the years, freebies have become […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 27 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 27 August 2022 Contents Clearing of Backlog Cases Boosting the Women Workforce Clearing of Backlog Cases Context In a recent notice, the Supreme Court announced a list of 25 of the 53 Constitution Bench cases that will be heard. The notice is a strong indication that the Court is serious about […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 August 2022

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EditorialS/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 August 2022 Contents Leading the G20 and New Delhi’s assortments Transformational Grains Leading The G20 and New Delhi’s Assortments Context With geopolitical currents redefining geoeconomics, India must be prepared to emerge as the world’s top diplomat. Relevance GS Paper 2: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate Mains […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 August 2022 Contents Ayushman Bharat will cover cosmetic surgery for transgender people SC has requested that the Centre expand its food security coverage Ayushman Bharat will cover cosmetic surgery for transgender people Context The Union government has announced that transgender people will be eligible for Rs 5 lakh in annual […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 August 2022 Contents Releasing convicts on grounds of Remission Tomato Flu Releasing Convicts on Grounds of Remission Context Public-spirited activists are challenging the premature release of 11 convicts serving life sentences for the gang-rape of a woman and the murder of at least seven people during Gujarat’s anti-Muslim pogrom in […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 23 August 2022

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Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 23 August 2022 Contents CBDC: The ‘digital rupee’ Increasing Cloudburst Incidents in India CBDC: The ‘Digital Rupee’ Context According to reports, the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) digital rupee — the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) — could be introduced in stages, starting with wholesale businesses in the current fiscal year. […]