31st July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Getting ahead of constitutional practices Indian Women’s poor health indicators Private firms in Indian railways GETTING AHEAD OF CONSTITUTIONAL PRACTICES Focus: GS-II Governance Introduction The Rajasthan High Court’s order staying the anti-defection proceedings initiated by the Assembly Speaker against the rebel legislators raises important constitutional issues. A petition challenging the issuance of notices by […]

30th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents A quest for order amid cyber insecurity A home for tiger Perseverance: NASA’s mission explained Aerial seeding in Aravalli regions Cryptocurrency poses a threat to govt’s monopoly A QUEST FOR ORDER AMID CYBER INSECURITY Focus: GS-III Science and Technology Why in news? In one week reportedly, there were over 18 million daily malware and […]

29th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents The South Asian-Gulf migrant crisis RIC, a triangle that is still important Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Protecting artists and the arts THE SOUTH ASIAN-GULF MIGRANT CRISIS Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? The Kerala High Court issued notice to the Central and State governments on a petition seeking to set up a mechanism […]

28th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Needed, a map for India’s foreign policy An opportunity to reshape health care When can a Governor use his discretion? The majority cannot afford a balanced diet NEEDED, A MAP FOR INDIA’S FOREIGN POLICY Focus: GS-II International Relations Introduction India was the de facto leader of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) […]

26th & 27th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Quad: The confluence of four powers and two seas Is SARS-CoV-2 a latent virus which can recur? Criminal Contempt of court Hurricane Hanna What is African Swine Fever? QUAD: THE CONFLUENCE OF FOUR POWERS AND TWO SEAS Focus: GS-II International Relations Introduction Parallel exercises in the Indo-Pacific this week, including a trilateral exercise between […]

25th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents The spectre of crowds in the COVID city Presidential form of government for India? Serological survey and What is herd immunity? THE SPECTRE OF CROWDS IN THE COVID CITY Focus: GS-III Social Justice Introduction The pandemic has stigmatised social density, recalling Dickensian spectres of overcrowding, contagion and disorder. Crowding in markets, mosques or transport […]

24th July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Deepening India-South Korea ties Who Controls Citizens’ Data? How ‘corona’ of the virus changes shape? DEEPENING INDIA-SOUTH KOREA TIES Focus: GS-II International Relations Introduction India and South Korea have signed numerous bilateral agreements with the aim of taking their ties to the next level. However, the economic partnership is struck and their defence partnership […]

23rd July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Another front: On India, Bhutan and China The significance of Kakrapar-3 Set up a High Court for Puducherry ANOTHER FRONT: ON INDIA, BHUTAN AND CHINA Focus: GS-II International relations Why in news? For the third time China repeated its claim that Bhutan’s eastern boundary was a “disputed” area with Bhutan. A look at the […]

22nd July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents The main planks in a counter-China policy Overcome the malaise of defection The COVID-19 fiscal response and India’s standing Why are re-purposed medicines expensive? THE MAIN PLANKS IN A COUNTER-CHINA POLICY Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? The situation along the China-India border in Ladakh region is still tense. The disengagement process is […]

21st July – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Current account surplus may not be all good news More than a crisis, a chance to rebuild health care Series of missions to Mars Community canteens 2.0 CURRENT ACCOUNT SURPLUS MAY NOT BE ALL GOOD NEWS Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Why in news? India registered a current account surplus of $558 million in Q4FY20, […]