Solar Power vs Coal

Solar Power vs Coal #GS 03 Infrastructure, Renewable Energy For Mains Why the focus on Solar power India is facing pressure from both environmental groups as well as foreign nations who are part of the Paris agreement to reduce its dependency on conventional energy sources. […]

India’s millet revolution

India’s millet revolution #GS-03 Agriculture For Mains Millets in India Two groups of millets are grown in India viz., major millets and minor millets. Major millets include plants such as sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet. Meanwhile minor millets include plants such as foxtail, little […]

Taxing Tobacco products

Taxing Tobacco products #GS-02 Healthcare, #GS-03 Taxation For Mains Need to Change taxation methods of Tobacco Since the implementation of the Goods and Services Taxation (GST) tobacco taxes have not increased significantly. Hence, they have become more affordable in the past five years. The economic […]

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 External Sector For Mains The threat to Dollar centric trade Countries outside the West particularly the Global South are finding ways to circumvent dollar in their international trade through; Currency swap agreements; Trade in national […]

Developing schools without barriers

Developing schools without barriers #GS-02 Social Security For Mains The need children with disabilities (CWD) friendly infrastructure A UNESCO 2019 report discovered that Children With Disabilities comprise 1.7% of the total population of children in India. More than 70% of five-year-olds with disabilities in India […]

Data Protection for Minors

Data Protection for Minors #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Cyber Security For Mains The need for data protection for minors The current draft of Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill, 2022 provides for mandatory parental consent for all data processing activities by any person aged under 18 […]

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies #GS-03 Infrastructure, Urbanisation For Mains Funding of Urbanisation in India A World Bank report released in November last year, on financing India’s urban infrastructure needs, focuses on private investments to reduce urban problems. 48%, 24% and 15% of the funds […]

India’s G20 Presidency

A G20 presidency to amplify South Asia’s voice #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims G20 G20 is a global strategic platform that aims to bring together the world’s biggest industrialised and emerging economies. It has the critical role of ensuring global economic growth and prosperity now […]

The POCSO Act

The POCSO Act Context: Ten years have passed since the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, enacted in consequence to India’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1992. Why is it required? The purpose of this […]

Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala

Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala #GS-02 Judicial Review For Prelims Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala Supreme Court upheld the validity of the 24th amendment act and declared that parliament is empowered to take away or abridge any of the Fundamental Rights. However, parliament […]