PM KUSUM Scheme Context: Recently, the Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy and Power has informed that the main objectives of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) include de-dieselisation of the farm sector, providing water and energy security to farmers, […]

Black tigers

Black tigers Context: Black tigers have been recorded only in the Similipal Tiger Reserve in Odisha. Relevance: GS-03 (Conservation) Black tigers: Black tigers are rare colour variants of the tiger. They are not a distinct species or geographic subspecies. They are melanistic tigers that have […]

India and Maldives

India and Maldives Context: The recent deterioration in relations between India and the Maldives has raised concerns, particularly following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with the newly elected Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu. A series of tweets by Maldivian Ministers, criticizing Mr. Modi and making derogatory […]