Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 August 2022
- Sops for votes: On election promises
- Russia opposes the adoption of the N-disarmament text
The true ‘freebie’ issue is campaign promises of gifts rather than welfare.
GS Paper 2: Government Policies
“Over the years, freebies have become an integral part of Indian politics.” While some initiatives, such as Public Distribution Schemes and MGNREGA, have become critical components of India’s growth strategy, freebies undermine the fundamental framework of macroeconomic stability.” Discuss. (250 Words)
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- Russia obstructed agreement on the final document of a four-week review of the United Nations Treaty on Nuclear Non-Proliferation (NPT).
- The NPT, regarded as the cornerstone of nuclear disarmament, is reviewed every five years by the 191 signatories.
GS Paper 2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
Discuss India’s major reservations about the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). (150 Words)
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