Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 04 March 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 04 March 2022 Contents: Counting those who qualify as EWS Care informed by data Counting those who qualify as EWS Context: The SC has sought clarification from the GoI regarding the basis for Rs 8 lakh income cutoff as a criteria to be classified as Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). Relevance: GS-II: […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 February 2022   Contents: A testing vote No quick fix A testing vote Context: India abstains from voting on the UNSC resolution that condemned Russian aggression on Ukraine. Relevance: GS-II: Bilateral Groupings & Agreements, Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests Dimensions of the Article: UNSC resolution against […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 February 2022   Contents: Putin’s moves are hardly ‘chess thumping’ Putin’s moves are hardly ‘chess thumping’ Context: The Russian President Vladimir Putin launched “special military operations” on 24th this year. This is an indication of failure of diplomatic efforts that sought to bring peace in the region. Relevance: GS-II: Bilateral […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 February 2022   Contents: Shaking up Europe’s security architecture Crude threat Shaking up Europe’s security architecture Context: Russia has commenced military action on Ukraine.  Russian air strikes hit military installations across the country and ordering ground troops across the border in fighting left dozens of people dead. Relevance:  GS-II: Bilateral […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 24 February 2022 Contents: A more inclusive science A more inclusive science Context: Underrepresentation of Women in science academies is a matter of concern as in these academies, there is significant exclusion of women scientists irrespective of their ability or contribution. Relevance: GS-II: Gender, Issues Related to Women Dimensions of the […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 23 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 23 February 2022 Contents: Russian recognition WTO Trips Russian Recognition Context: Russia has recently announced its formal recognition for the Donbas region enclaves (Oblasts) of Donetsk and Luhansk in Eastern Ukraine. This significantly impacts the diplomatic gains made so far that aimed to improve the relationship between Russia and Ukraine. Relevance: […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 February 2022 Contents: No slacking After the harvest No slacking Context: The Lancet has recently published its global burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance. It gains significance in the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic. Relevance: GS-II: Health Dimensions of the Article: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Policy to counter AMR Way Forward Antimicrobial resistance […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 19 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 19 February 2022   Contents: Wrong solution Being thin-skinned Wrong solution Context: Recently a legislation made by Haryana Government mandates 75% reservation for local candidates in private sector jobs that pay up to ₹30,000 a month. The Supreme Court has asked the Punjab and Haryana High Court to decide the validity […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 18 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 18 February 2022 Contents: Etching a trade line to bond beyond oil Etching a trade line to bond beyond oil Context: India has revamped its free trade agreement (FTA) Strategy and it has prioritised at least six countries or regions to deal with, in which the United Arab Emirates (UAE) figures […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 17 February 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 17 February 2022 Contents: A case for a more federal judiciary Signs of peace A case for a more federal judiciary Context: The existing imbalance between the Supreme Court and the High Court needs to be addressed to preserve the Federal character of the Indian Constitution. Relevance: GS-II: Judiciary Dimensions of […]