30th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Anchoring ties with Canberra the virtual way What deceleration in GDP growth rate tells us? Throwing the Gauntlet: Beijing’s Posture ANCHORING TIES WITH CANBERRA THE VIRTUAL WAY Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? India-Australia virtual summit on 4 June, to focus on strengthening defence ties and WHO. Introduction to India – Australia ties […]

29th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents For a reset in India-Nepal relations Explained: RBI discontinuing 7.75% saving bonds The Great Decentralization that coronavirus has heralded FOR A RESET IN INDIA-NEPAL RELATIONS Focus: GS-II International Relations, Prelims Introduction The long-standing territorial issue surrounding Kalapani region close to the Lipulekh Pass on the India-China border, which is one of the approved points […]

28th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents What is Tianwen-1? A blueprint to make local Indian brands truly global What making Aarogya Setu open-source means? WHAT IS TIANWEN-1? Focus: GS-III Science and Technology Why in news? In July, China will launch its first Mars mission, the ‘Tianwen-1’, which is expected to land on the Red Planet’s surface in the first quarter […]

27th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Inflation may not burn a hole in the pocket this year Gandhian economic model could help deal with crisis Continue India’s tryst with Nehruvian ideology Engineering education needs changes but remains popular INFLATION MAY NOT BURN A HOLE IN THE POCKET THIS YEAR Focus: GS-III Indian Economy What is RBI’s outlook on the inflation […]

26th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Think smarter: Smart Cities Mission GST cut can put auto sales on fast track to revival Why cash can save the Rural Jobs Scheme? THINK SMARTER: SMART CITIES MISSION Focus: GS-III Science and Technology Introduction One of the lessons that the pandemic has taught a civilisation is that even the most technologically capable nations […]

25th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Content Ease of learning THE LOCUST PROBLEM Ease of learning BACKGROUND School education has been jolted out of its conventional ways by an unprecedented disruption due to the Pandemic. The Government is yet to issue a timeline for the reopening of schools. WHAT IS A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM? A virtual classroom is an online learning environment that allows […]

22nd May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Amphan brings a message Delivering welfare to the beneficiary What is the sonic boom that rattled Bengaluru? Impact: Dr Harsh Vardhan: WHO Executive Board chairman AMPHAN BRINGS A MESSAGE Focus: GS-III Disaster Management Introduction The Cyclone Amphan is deemed the most severe storm in the Bay of Bengal since 1999, and it battered the […]

21st May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents China, better prepared for the post-COVID world Grasping the defence self-reliance nettle India-China conflict in Ladakh CHINA, BETTER PREPARED FOR THE POST-COVID WORLD Focus: GS-III Indian Economy Deep economic impact India has surpassed China with regard to the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, and the economic impact is quite threatening. India’s exports in the […]

20th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents The changing nature of Chinese diplomacy Devolution of powers to states to micro-manage Self-Reliance, Not Self Isolation India isn’t prepared to meet its defence needs THE CHANGING NATURE OF CHINESE DIPLOMACY Focus: GS-II Governance Introduction: Foreign Policies of Persuasion and compromise U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt believed that if you “speak softly and carry a […]

19th May – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Ensuring access and equity in education Lessons from the Great Depression for India Reform WHO How the financial package is the silver lining? A jolt to national energy security ENSURING ACCESS AND EQUITY IN EDUCATION Focus: GS-II Social Justice Why in news? The Finance minister announced a slew of measures for the education sector […]