La Nina

La Nina   Context: Various parts of India, especially North India, have been experiencing a severe cold wave. Warnings for the severe cold waves have been issued in several northern states.   What brings cold to the region? It is the unabated north-westerly winds which bring chilly […]

Har Ghar Jal

Har Ghar Jal   Context:   Assam On Track To Become ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State By 2024 9 Lakh Homes Provided Tap Water Supply In Last 6 Months, Centre Providing Full Assistance To State To Achieve JJM Goal: Secretary, DDWS   About Jal Jeevan Mission: […]

Green hydrogen

Green hydrogen   Context: India & Denmark agree to work together on green fuels including green hydrogen India & Denmark agreed to initiate joint research and development on green fuels including green hydrogen, during the Joint S&T Committee meeting on 14thJanuary 2022. The Joint Committee […]

NDRF Raising Day

NDRF Raising Day   Context: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrates its Raising Day every year on January 19, since it came into existence on January 19, 2006 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team on their Raising […]

Federalism at Stake

Federalism at Stake Context: The Union Government is planning to acquire for itself overriding powers to transfer IAS and IPS officers through central deputation. Doing away with requirement of taking the approval of the state governments. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) wrote to […]

Defensive Aggression of Russia

Defensive Aggression of Russia   Context: Keeping in mind the migrant crisis in Poland – Belarus border and the mobilisation of the Russian troops in the Ukranian border, it is important to analyse the Russian security strategies. Background: Catherine the Great, the 18th century empress […]