19th October – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents An incomplete solution: On Centre borrowing for States No great escape The hues in the green tribunal’s resilient journey Why Delhi air pollution rise in October? An incomplete solution: On Centre borrowing for States Context: There have been landmark changes in the framework for centre-state fiscal relations in recent years. What do these hold out for the future of relations between […]


Hope amid uncertainty: On IMF World Economic Outlook Context: The International Monetary Fund has lowered its global growth forecast for this year and next in the wake of the pandemic. Relevance: GS Paper 3:  Indian Economy (issues re: planning, mobilisation of resources, growth, development, employment); Inclusive growth and issues therein Mains questions: Do you agree with […]

16th October – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Dealing with a deluge The message in the peace Nobel The road to zero hunger by 2030 Dealing with a deluge Context: As floods swamp Hyderabad, the focus is on the inadequacy of drainage infrastructure Relevance: GS Paper 1: Urbanization GS Paper 3: Disasters & Disaster Management Mains Questions: The frequency of urban floods […]

8th October – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Playing catch up in flood forecasting technology Illegality of the cannabis plant and NDPS Act PLAYING CATCH UP IN FLOOD FORECASTING TECHNOLOGY Focus: GS-III Disaster Management Introduction The end users of flood forecast – i.e., local agencies like district administration, municipalities and disaster management authorities – are often faced with the difficult task of […]


Contents Pathways to diversity Issues of consent, reliability in narco and polygraph tests Pathways to diversity Why in news? The UN Summit on Biodiversity convened on September 30 in New York. Details: In New York, member-nations of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) took note of the link between biodiversity loss and the spread of […]


Contents Undying embers The Prime Minister India almost forgot Armenia vs Azerbaijan: old regional conflict, interested neighbours Undying embers A Dalit girl from Hathras, UP, who had succumbed to her injuries as a result of alleged rape. While the brutal atrocity shows the grim truth about the unconscionable people, who exist in our society, it […]