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 1458

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 0 680

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 0 658

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 6494

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 0 750

Rail Safety

Articles GS III Infrastructure

Why in news? 39 people have lost their lives after the Hirakhand Express derailed in Vizianagaram on Saturday evening. This is the third such horrific incident in the past three months. In Novembe…

January 24, 2017 0 1065

Anatomy of Rohingya crisis

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Both institutionally discriminated and denied basic human rights in a legally-sanctioned manner as well as removed from the mainstream, over a million Rohingyas have no land they can call home. What …

January 23, 2017 0 755

Chagos Archipelago Dispute

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? The British Foreign Secretary has sought Indian assistance in resolving current tensions in the U.S. military base Diego Garcia. What is the issue? The Chagos Archipelago is a grou…

January 20, 2017 0 1419

Drought guidelines and Management Plan

Articles GS III Disaster Managment

Click here to read more about TN Drought  Why in news? Tamil Nadu was declared drought-hit recently by the state government. Earlier Kerala also was declared drought-hit due to defi…

January 12, 2017 0 788

Corporate Social Responsibility in India

Articles GS II Civil Socities

What is CSR? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is referred as a corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for the company's effects on the environment and impact on social welf…

January 10, 2017 0 901