Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) #GS-02 Governance For Prelims: Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) 1976: The FCRA was enacted during the Emergency in 1976 amid rising concerns about foreign powers interfering in India’s affairs by pumping money into the country through independent organisations. The law […]

China-Indian Ocean Region Forum

China-Indian Ocean Region Forum #GS-02 International Relationship For Prelims: China-Indian Ocean Region Forum: On November 21, China’s top development aid agency convened the first “China-Indian Ocean Region Forum” in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming. The forum was hosted by China International Development Cooperation Agency […]

West Bank

West Bank #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims West Bank The West Bank is a landlocked territory near the coast of the Mediterranean in Western Asia that forms the main bulk of the Palestinian territories. It is bordered by Jordan and the Dead Sea to the […]

Electoral Bonds

Electoral Bonds #GS-02 Governance For Prelims Electoral Bonds: Electoral Bonds are debt instruments which are purchased anonymously by donors to political parties. Introduced with the Finance Bill, 2017, the Electoral Bond Scheme was notified on January 29, 2018. They are valid for 15 days and […]

Food fortification and Malnutrition

An Indian recipe to quell micronutrient malnutrition #GS-03 Food Security, #GS-02 Health For Prelims Stunting: Stunting is the share of children under five who have low height-for-age. It is the result of chronic or recurrent undernutrition. One third of all Indian children are suffering stunting. […]

Herat Security Dialogue

Herat Security Dialogue #GS-02 International Relations For prelims: Herat Security Dialogue: The 10th Herat security dialogue with the title “Inclusive Political System, Patterns and Roadmaps” started on 27th November 2022, at Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. Since 2012, this meeting has been held every year […]

Cooperative Federalism and Language

Settling the language for cooperative federalism #GS-02 Federalism For Prelims Cooperative federalism: Cooperative federalism is the concept which reflects the relationship between centre and state where they both come together and resolve the common problems with each other’s’ cooperation. Constitutional Provisions regarding languages: Article 343: […]

Case Pendency in India

Case Pendency in India #GS-02 Judiciary For Prelims Pending Cases in India: Between 2010 and 2020, pendency across all courts grew by 2.8% annually. As of September 15, 2021, over 4.5 crore cases were pending across all courts in India. Of these, 87.6% cases were […]

Domestic Violence in India

Still a nightmare for domestic violence survivors #GS-01 Indian Society, #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims International Day for Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women: Women’s rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. The International Day for […]