UPSC Current affairs - Cyclone Barsirai

Cyclone Barsirai

Cyclone Barsirai Context: On February 6, 2022, Cyclone Barsirai made landfall on coast of Madagascar, killing at least six people. It was an intense tropical cyclone. About: Cyclone had the packing winds of 235 km/h. It struck the Mananjary district, which is around 530 kilometres […]

Civil services Current affairs - Sri Ramanujacharya

Sri Ramanujacharya

Sri Ramanujacharya Context: PM dedicates to the nation 216-feet tall ‘Statue of Equality’ commemorating Sri Ramanujacharya. The 216-feet tall Statue of Equality commemorates the 11th century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanujacharya, who promoted the idea of equality in all aspects of living including faith, caste and […]

Editorial Analysis for Civil Services - XI Jinping's New Year Address

Xi Jinping’s New Year Address

Xi Jinping’s New Year Address Context: President Xi Jinping virtually re-wrote Chinese history by securing a third term and elevating himself to the stature of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. Meanwhile, the country struggled with slow economic growth due to multiple Covid-19 outbreaks, power shortages […]

Editorial Analysis for IAS - India-Central Asia Relations

India-Central Asia Relations

India-Central Asia Relations Context: The inaugural India-Central Asia Summit, the India-Central Asia Dialogue, and the Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan in New Delhi — all held over the past four months — collectively indicate a renewed enthusiasm in New Delhi to engage the Central Asian […]

Editorial Analysis for UPSC - The Hijab Row

The Hijab Row

The Hijab Row Context: A number of Muslim girl students in Udupi, Karnataka, have been refused entry into their college. The administration objects to them covering their heads with a hijab. The girls invoke the protection of the Indian Constitution, whose preceptor Dr. B.R. Ambedkar […]