Xinjiang Leak Puts Uighurs in spotlight

U.S.-Taiwan Relations

Context A leak of thousands of photos and official documents from China’s Xinjiang has shed new light on the atrocious methods used to enforce mass internment in the region. Relevance GS-III: Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s interests, Indian Diaspora. Dimensions of the Article What is the leak about? […]

About PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation )

Focus: GS II: Polity and Governance Why in News? Prime Minister  chaired the meeting of 40th edition of PRAGATI, the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Centre and State governments. About PRAGATI PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation), as the name suggests, is aimed at starting a culture of Pro-Active […]

Ayushman Bharat Health Account

Ayushman Bharat Health Account

Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Why in News? The National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) announced the launch of a revamped Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) mobile application.   About Ayushman Bharat Health Account: The ABHA app will be instrumental in helping citizens to create […]

Inter-State Council

Context: The Inter-State Council, which works to promote and support cooperative federalism in the country, has been reconstituted with PM Modi as Chairman and CMs of all States and six Union Ministers as members. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance  (Federalism) Dimensions of the Article: About Inter-State Council Aims of the ISC Composition Functions of Inter-State […]

Combination of Cooperative and Competitive spirit

Context The ongoing discords between the Centre and states over issues ranging from the allocation of financial resources to fixing of GST rates has once again brought to the fore issues pertaining to our federal structure, the resolution of which is essential for the country’s growth. Relevance GS-II: Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and […]

Constitutional Battle Between Governor and Government

Context The Supreme Court’s action in ordering the release of A G Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has resulted in mixed reactions. Relevance GS-II: Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure Dimensions of the Article Background Role of MDMA Use of […]

Competition Commission of India

Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance (Government Interventions) Why in news? Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs virtually commemorated the 12th Annual Day of the Competition Commission of India. About competition commission of India: Nodal: Ministry of corporate affairs Competition Commission of India (CCI) is a statutory body of the Government of India responsible for enforcing the Competition Act, 2002. Competition Commission […]

State of Inequality in India Report

State of Inequality in India Report

Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance Why in News? Recently, the ‘State of Inequality in India’ Report was released by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM). About  State of Inequality in India Report The report gathers information on inequities in health, education, household factors, and the labour market. Inequity in these areas makes the population more vulnerable […]

Hunar Haat

Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Intervention Why in News? The 41st edition of Hunar Haat, an effective campaign of “Acclamation to Art” and “Splendour to Skill”, is being organised in Agra, Uttar Pradesh About Hunar haat: Nodal: Ministry of Minority affairs Hunar Haat is an effective platform wherein opportunity is given to the exhibition of handicrafts […]

Election Commission of India

Focus: GS II- Polity and Governance Why in News? Recently, the President appointed Rajiv Kumar as the Chief Election Commissioner (25th CEC). About Election Commission of India The Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering Union and State election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya […]