The Crisis of Student Suicides

The Crisis of Student Suicides Context: The distressing phenomenon of student suicides in India, particularly in Kota, Rajasthan, often referred to as the “coaching capital” of India, has raised serious concerns. The relentless pressure of competitive exams, coupled with social and familial expectations, has driven […]

LPG price escalation

LPG price escalation Context: A recent study sheds light on the prevalent dependence on fuelwood in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, despite government initiatives to promote Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). This reliance underscores concerns about sustainability and the need for accessible alternatives. Relevance: GS-02 (Polity, Government intervention […]

Advancements in Karmayogi Bharat Initiative

Advancements in Karmayogi Bharat Initiative Context: In Mumbai, the 12th Meeting of the Board of Directors of Karmayogi Bharat convened, marking significant progress in the initiative. Relevance: GS-2 (Governance) Highlights: The Board celebrated two significant achievements: surpassing 1 crore course enrolments and offering over 1000 […]

Freshwater quest, the likely new gold hunt

Freshwater quest, the likely new gold hunt Context: The discovery of freshwater reservoirs beneath the ocean bed has sparked interest in exploring and harnessing this hidden resource. With freshwater becoming increasingly scarce, nations are eyeing underwater sources within their maritime zones and beyond. However, navigating […]