North Korean Crisis

Articles GS II Mains

What is the issue? Since its current leader, Kim Jong-Un, took power in 2011, North Korea has ramped up its efforts to build a long-range nuclear missile capable of hitting targets around the globe…

April 26, 2017 0 754

A Guide to French Elections

Articles GS II Mains

France went to the election on April 23 to pick their new president. After a wave of populist upsurge in BREXIT referendum and US presidential elections, experts around the world are keenly watching t…

April 25, 2017 0 440

China - Russia - Pakistan Axis

Articles GS II Mains

What is China- Russia- Pakistan axis geostrategic ambition? China is steadily increasing its geostrategic presence in South, Central and West Asia. There  is a China-Russia-Pakistan axis on t…

April 20, 2017 0 635

Bitcoins – Explained

Articles GS III Prelims and Mains

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically. They aren’t printed, like rupees or dollars. Satoshi Nakamoto proposed bitcoin, which was an electron…

April 13, 2017 0 1020

India - Nepal - China 

Articles GS II Mains

Why in news? Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (commonly known as Prachanda) visited China after eight months in PM office. What did Nepal prime minister do in China? Prachanda he…

April 01, 2017 0 890

Universal Basic Income

Articles GS III Prelims and Mains

What is a Universal Basic Income? •    A universal basic income (UBI) is an unconditional and universal right. It requires that every person should have a right to a basic income t…

March 01, 2017 0 2210

Securing a cashless society

Articles GS III Internal Security

What is the issue? Push towards cashless society via demonetisation in the environment of poor precautions and security policies, leave us vulnerable to cyber-attacks. How good is the cyber-security…

February 18, 2017 0 1023

The Enemy Property Ordinance

Articles GS II Mains

Why in news? The Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance has been recently promulgated for the fifth time. President Pranab Mukherjee approved it although he had reservations about its…

February 17, 2017 0 1026

Key Features of Budget 2017-2018

Articles GS III Prelims and Mains

Why in news? The 2017 Union Budget was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1st, which is a month earlier than it is usually done. What were the key features? Finance Minister…

February 02, 2017 1 8761

India and UAE

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? India and the United Arab send a strong message to Pakistan, that they “condemned efforts by States, to use religion to justify, sustain and sponsor terrorism against other count…

January 27, 2017 0 977