Cyclone Michaung

Cyclone Michaung Context: Cyclone Michaung wreaked havoc on Chennai, bringing intense rainfall and exposing the vulnerabilities in the city’s infrastructure. Beyond the natural disaster, the city’s preparedness, power infrastructure, and long-standing issues such as unplanned construction and public indiscipline played crucial roles in exacerbating the […]

National Coal Index (NCI)

National Coal Index (NCI) Context: The National Coal Index (NCI) experienced a 3.83-point increase in September 2023, primarily influenced by the temporary surge in global coal prices. Relevance: GS – 1, GS – 2, GS – 3 (Growth & Development, Mobilization of Resources, Infrastructure, Government […]

Stubble Burning

Stubble Burning Introduction: Every year, as autumn fades into winter, northern India grapples with an environmental challenge – a surge in pollution levels. While several factors contribute to the thick smog, the practice of stubble burning emerges as a significant contributor. Despite a decline in […]

current affairs - 2023-11-01

Modi pays tribute to Patel

Modi pays tribute to Patel Context  On the occasion of India’s first Home Minister’s birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral homage to Sardar Vallabhai Patel at the Statue of Unity in Narmada, Gujarat, on Tuesday. He also initiated various development initiatives at the […]