In Manipur, a case for asymmetric federalism(GS-2, Federalism)

Context:- Manipur (Hill Areas) Autonomous District Council (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in the Manipur assembly. People from hill areas of manipur is protesting against this bill because this bill…

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Centre reduces the rate of duty on Crude Palm Oil, Crude Soyabean oil and Crude Sunflower Oil (Economics, Governance, GS-2,3))

Context:-In order to ensure availability of edible oil to consumers at fair prices, Government of India has further reduced the standard rate of duty on Crude Palm Oil, Crude Soybean…

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Centre Revises “Transport and Marketing Assistance” (TMA) scheme (The Hindu, GS-2)

Context:- Centre has revised "Transport and Marketing Assistance" (TMA) scheme for Specified Agriculture Products’. In February 2019, the Department of Commerce had introduced ‘Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) for Specified…

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Spirit of federalism lies in consultation  (GS-2, Polity, The hindu)

Context:-  The Indian Constitution may face a crisis in 2026 when there will be a dramatic change in the composition of the Lok Sabha due to new delimitation according to…

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The key to revitalizing India’s reservation system (The Hindu, GS-2, Governance)

Context:- The Union government for introducing reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examinations and a renewed debate on caste census  have once…

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The fall of Kabul, the future of regional geopolitics(International relations, GS-2, The Hindu)

Context:- USA President Joe Biden has set the September 11 deadline for all American troops to withdraw from Afghanistan. This withdrawal will end 20 years of the invasion by the…

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Medicinal plants to be Cultivated on 75-thousand-hectares of land in the Country (GS-3, Environment)

Context:- Medicinal plants to be Cultivated on 75-thousand-hectares of land in the Country. The Ministry of AYUSH started the campaign, National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) to Spearhead it. 7500 medicinal…

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“Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Sector in India’(The Hindu, PIB, GS-3,2, Economics, Infrastructure)

Context:- The Competition Commission of India (CCI) organised a workshop on ‘Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Sector in India’ on August 27, 2021. The daylong workshop was conducted by the…

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The ugly face of a crime fighting move (The Hindu, GS-2, 3, Governance and technology)

Context:-  There was not a single debate in parliament that could take place on the controversy over Pegasus the spyware. Some civil society activists and political leaders, Indian journalists etc…

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