7) For achievement of India’s climate change goals as submitted under INDC’s, the critical pending issues such as carbon markets, climate finance and loss and damage needs to be deliberated at the UNFCCC COP25 summit set to open in Madrid. Analyse.

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 7) For achievement of India’s climate change goals as submitted under INDC’s, the critical pending issues such as carbon markets, climate finance and loss and damage needs to be deliberated at the UNFCCC COP25 summit set to open in Madrid. Analyse. Hindustan Times

6) Evaluate the reasons for extreme price volatility of the three basic vegetables Tomatoes-onions-potatoes (TOP). Why does the government often finds itself on the edge in fulfilling its dual objectives of ensuring remunerative prices for farmers and affordable prices for consumers? What are the measures taken and what more needs to be done in this regard?

Topic: Supply Chain Management; upstream and downstream requirements; Transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints. 6) Evaluate the reasons for extreme price volatility of the three basic vegetables Tomatoes-onions-potatoes (TOP). Why does the government often finds itself on the edge in fulfilling its dual objectives of ensuring remunerative prices for farmers …

4) Investing directly in the health, education and welfare of our people is no longer a social and moral agenda, it is also a long-term economic agenda. Discuss.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation; Agriculture. 4) Investing directly in the health, education and welfare of our people is no longer a social and moral agenda, it is also a long-term economic agenda. Discuss. Hindustan Times

3) The design of the policies and schemes meant to help farmers will greatly benefit intended beneficiaries if the definition of ‘farmers’ is unambiguous and comprehensive. Analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation; Agriculture. 3) The design of the policies and schemes meant to help farmers will greatly benefit intended beneficiaries if the definition of ‘farmers’ is unambiguous and comprehensive. Analyse. The Hindu

2) The Transgender Persons Bill meant to protect India’s transgender community has failed to pacify and meet demands of all aggrieved stakeholders. Critically Analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2) The Transgender Persons Bill meant to protect India’s transgender community has failed to pacify and meet demands of all aggrieved stakeholders. Critically Analyse. The Hindu The Hindu

1) British Imperialism in India nurtured the growth of Communalism to further strengthen their ‘Divide and Rule’ Policy. Elaborate. Also, discuss the measures needed to curb Genocides or large scale crimes against humanity.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues; Communalism 1) British Imperialism in India nurtured the growth of Communalism to further strengthen their ‘Divide and Rule’ Policy. Elaborate. Also, discuss the measures needed to curb Genocides or large scale crimes against humanity. Modern India by …

[Rajya Sabha TV – In-Depth] – FasTAG: No More Queues

    [RSTV: IN DEPTH] – FASTag- NO MORE QUEUES Introduction:             Starting December 15th, all four-wheelers in India must have FASTag Radio Frequency Identification stickers on their windscreen to make payments at toll plazas on all national highways across the country. This means that from next month onwards, toll payments will be made only …

[Insights into Editorial] – ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-3, 13 Nano-satellites

[Insights into Editorial] – ISRO successfully launches CARTOSAT-3, 13 Nano-satellites                                                          Context: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty ninth flight (PSLV-C47), successfully launched Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the 21st flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 solid …