Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 7 June 2021

Contents A Chinese enclave in Sri Lanka? A Chinese enclave in Sri Lanka? Context: Recently, Sri Lanka passed the controversial Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill, which governs the China-backed Colombo Port City project worth $1.4 billion, amid wide opposition to the creation of a “Chinese enclave” in the island nation. Relevance: GS-II: International Relations […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 5 June 2021

Contents Saving biodiversity, securing earth’s future Saving biodiversity, securing earth’s future Context: On this World Environment Day June 5th 2021, with the novel coronavirus pandemic raging across our vast country, we must reflect on the ways to rebuild our relationship with nature. Climate change and the ongoing pandemic will put additional stresses on our natural […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 4 June 2021

Contents Why oil prices are rising? Impact on India World getting closer to Internet from the skies Why oil prices are rising? Impact on India Context: Crude oil prices have hit a two-year high with Brent crude rising above the $71 per barrel mark on May 2021, hitting the highest level since May 2019 as […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 3 June 2021

Contents What explains the surge in FDI inflows? What explains the surge in FDI inflows? Context: Total foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow in 2020-21 is $81.7 billion, up 10% over the previous year 2020, reported a recent Ministry of Commerce and Industry press release. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Growth & Development of Indian Economy, Mobilization […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 2 June 2021

Contents 1. Breaking the cycle of child labour is in India’s hands Breaking the cycle of child labour is in India’s hands Context: The true extent of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child labour is yet to be measured but all indications show that it would be significant as children are unable to […]

Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 1 June 2021

Contents Recognising caste-based violence against women Recognising caste-based violence against women Context: Regarding the horror of the gang rape of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras in 2020, activists, academics and lawyers argued that the sexual violence took place on account of the woman’s gender and caste and that the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled […]