Panchsheel and China

Editorial GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What in news? Amidst the standoff at Doklam, China has invoked Panchsheel by saying that India has trampled upon the five principles of peaceful co-existence. What is Panchsheel? It a set of &nb…

August 19, 2017 0 494

Dealing with Floods

Editorial GS III Disaster Managment

What is the issue? Recent floods in Assam and parts of north-east call for a shift from relief measures to building resilience in flood-prone areas. Why is the north-east vulnerable? Flooding is …

August 16, 2017 0 771

Economic Survey – Volume II

Editorial GS III Economy

Click here for Highlights of Economic Survey - Volume II Why in news? The second volume of the Economic Survey for 2016-17 was recently released. What is its significance? First volume was relea…

August 14, 2017 0 1034

Insurgency across the eastern frontier

Editorial GS III Mains

What is the issue? Increasingly, co-operation among various militant groups has been noted in the north-eastern region. This, combined with the porous boundary along Myanmar increases the challeng…

August 12, 2017 0 857

Issues with Indian railways

Editorial GS III Mains

What is the issue? Recent CAG report on railways pointed out that the service provided by railways lacks quality in the present competitive market. What are the issues with service quality? Food …

August 10, 2017 0 980

Supreme Court’s order on NFSA

Editorial GS II Mains

Why in news? Centre has been asked by the Supreme Court to ensure that States implement key aspects of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013. What was the case about? NFSA empowers the commo…

August 09, 2017 0 757

Invalidating Triple Talaq

Editorial GS II Mains

What is the issue? Among recent uproar on the triple talaq issue, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) had informed the Supreme Court that it was considering reforms and the gradual giv…

August 08, 2017 0 981

A rethink on Universal Basic Income

Editorial GS III Mains

What is the issue? The union government in its recent economic survey proposed for a universal basic income.               …

August 07, 2017 0 1074

Marginalisation of Women Farmers

Editorial GS II Mains

What is the issue? Despite making a considerable share as agricultural workers and in rural workforce, women are not officially recognised as farmers. Women are either labelled as “agri…

August 05, 2017 1 1028

Tussle between the regulators

Editorial GS III Mains

What is the issue? TRAI came up with a consultation paper on “Regulatory principles of tariff assessment” which has questions on delineating relevant markets, assessing dominance, and p…

August 03, 2017 0 1009