Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 31 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 31 October 2022 Contents InvITs function and generate returns UN counter-terror meet InvITs Function and Generate Returns Context The recent bond offering from the National Highway Infrastructure Trust (NHIT) has sparked a lot of interest in Infrastructure Investment Trusts, or InvITs. Relevance GS Paper 3: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 October 2022 Contents Need to focusing on nutrition than hunger India-UK Relations : a New High Need To Focusing on Nutrition Than Hunger Context The article critically examines the Global Hunger Index (GHI) in light of its recent edition, which placed India in the “serious” category, trailing all South Asian […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 28 October 2022 Contents ISRO to boost NavIC, widen user base of location system States should use fiscal space to increase capital spending ISRO To Boost NavIC, Widen User Base of Location System Context On the sidelines of the India Space Congress, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently revealed plans […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 27 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 27 October 2022 Contents A renewable energy revolution with agricultural roots ISRO’s heaviest rocket A Renewable Energy Revolution With Agricultural Roots Context A private company’s first bio-energy plant has recently begun commercial operations in the Punjab district of Sangrur. The plant will convert agricultural waste into wealth by producing compressed bio […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 26 October 2022 Contents Heat-linked deaths among 65+ increasing: Lancet Can State Governments Broadcast on their Own? Heat-linked deaths among 65+ increasing: Lancet Context According to the latest Lancet Countdown report 2022, continued reliance on fossil fuels is exacerbating the health effects of the world’s multiple crises, including the Covid-19 pandemic, […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 25 October 2022 Contents When does the RBI intervene to supervise a bank? What we can do to protect migrant workers When does the RBI intervene to supervise a bank? Context The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently increased its oversight of Thrissur (Kerala)-based private bank Dhanlaxmi Bank’s financial position as […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 22 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 22 October 2022 Contents The Global Hunger Index: A lesson in measuring hunger incorrectly Teaching in mother tongue The Global Hunger Index: A lesson in measuring hunger incorrectly Context According to the recently released Global Hunger Index report, India is ranked 107th out of 123 countries, down from 101st in 2021. […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 21 October 2022 Contents Wage disparities, hard truths, and necessary actions The Election Commission’s strategy of naming and shaming voters will not help. Wage Disparities, Hard Truths, and Necessary Actions Context India plays an important role in the global economic growth and structural transformation story. However, asymmetries continue to abound (exist […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 20 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 20 October 2022 Contents The electoral bond system and its transparency Importance of IOR for India and its neighborhood The Electoral Bond System and Its Transparency Context In April 2022, the Supreme Court heard a pending petition challenging the Electoral Bond Scheme, 2018, and it is scheduled to hear it again […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 19 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 19 October 2022 Contents The HDI Report From Fact Lens Iranian kamikaze drones The HDI Report From Fact Lens Context According to the most recent Human Development Index (HDI) reading released by UNDP, India is ranked 132. The article examines the flaws in the HDI number computation methodology and suggests future […]