Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 02 September 2022
- A revert to the mean: On violent crimes and the pandemic
- The Improvement in GDP Growth
According to the NCRB’s annual report, “Crime in India,” released earlier this week, registration in violent crimes such as rape, kidnapping, atrocities against children, robberies, and murders increased in 2021 to levels before the pandemic, compared to a drop in 2020.
GS Paper 2: Governance/Social Justice
Examine the possible causes of the various crimes cited in the report and shed light on the nature of crimes based on a recent report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). (250 words)
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- According to NSO data, India’s GDP increased 13.5% in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal year (FY 2022-23), up from 4.1% in the previous quarter but less than the 20.1% reported in the first quarter of 2021-22.
- This means that the Indian economy grew at its fastest rate in a year (though at a slower rate than the RBI’s estimate of 16.2%), aided by a favourable base effect and robust growth in agriculture, services, construction, and private consumption.
GS Paper 3: Define potential GDP and explain the factors that influence it. What are the factors preventing India from reaching its full GDP potential?
Define potential GDP and explain the factors that influence it. What are the factors preventing India from reaching its full GDP potential? (250 Words)
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