Indian Nuclear Doctrine& Pakistan's Nuke

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is the nuclear doctrine of India? India’s nuclear strategy builds on the principle of limitation, despite being a non-signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Its polici…

September 14, 2017 0 795

Enhancing the Farm Incomes

Articles GS III Agriculture

What is the issue? Plan to double farm incomes needs to be implemented momentarily for an effective and stabilised economic output. How can farm income be enhanced? Farm income is the excess of i…

September 07, 2017 0 1036

Widening the pension coverage in India

Articles GS II Social Justice

What is the issue? The RBI committee on household finance (Ramadorai Committee) has commented on the low pension participation of Indian households. This calls for an assessment of the pension sch…

September 06, 2017 0 795

Arrival of Homo sapiens Out of Africa

Articles GS I History

What is the issue? New research has pushed back the date of human occupation in Australia and South-east Asia. What is the existing theories of human arrival to India? There was a super volca…

September 05, 2017 0 802

Investing in Financial Assets – Reluctance of Indians

Articles GS III Economy

Why in news? A new RBI study has elaborated on India’s inertia to move towards investments in financial assets. What are the findings? “Expert committee on household finances”,…

August 29, 2017 0 859

India China Relations

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What are the long standing issues? Border issue - It is rooted in the disputed status of the McMahon Line, which defines the border between India and Tibet. There has not been a remarkable progre…

August 23, 2017 0 1431

Evaluation Study on Role of PDS

Articles GS III Agriculture

What is PDS? The Public distribution system (PDS) is an Indian food Security System for the poor people established under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution. It was al…

August 22, 2017 0 1224

Public Private Partnership Models in India

Articles GS III Economy

What is PPP? Public Private Partnership means an arrangement between a government/statutory entity/government owned entity on one side and a private sector entity on the other. It is often done f…

August 16, 2017 1 2225

Drug Menace - Worldwide & India

Articles GS II Health

What is Drug Abuse? World Health Organisation defines Drug Abuse as the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. Addiction is an advanced stage of…

August 14, 2017 0 1256

Highlights of the Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2

Articles GS III Prelims and Mains

Fiscal Developments In 2016-17 Central Government witnessed – A strong growth in Tax Revenue, Sustenance of the pace of Capital Spending & Consolidation of non-salary/pension rev…

August 12, 2017 0 5630