INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 16 December

  विषय – सूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. दिल्ली के तापमान में गिरावट संबंधी कारण   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. समीक्षा याचिका 2. प्रवासी भारतीय नागरिक (OCI) 3. खाड़ी देशों के प्रवासी भारतीयों को डाक मतपत्र से मतदान का फिलहाल अधिकार नहीं   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. S-400 सौदा एवं तुर्की पर अमेरिकी प्रतिबंध 2. ‘उइगर’ कौन हैं? …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 16 December 2020

InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their static …

Who are Uighurs?

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Who are Uighurs? Context: Hundreds of thousands of ethnic minority labourers in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region are being forced to pick cotton through a coercive state-run scheme, a report has said. This report is likely to heap more …

What is the S-400 deal? Why is India cautious as US sanctions Turkey?

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. What is the S-400 deal? Why is India cautious as US sanctions Turkey? Context: The United States has imposed sanctions (Under CAATSA) on Turkey over Ankara’s acquisition of Russian S-400 air defence systems.  What is the S-400 air …

Why won’t Gulf NRIs get postal voting rights for now?

Topics Covered: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. Why won’t Gulf NRIs get postal voting rights for now? Context: The Election Commission has named a few countries where  it would like to have postal voting introduced for NRIs on a pilot basis. The proposal may get implemented first for voters based in the …

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI): Context: Recently, the High Court of Karnataka held that: Students under the Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) category are to be considered as “citizens of India” for admission to professional courses. Background: An appeal was filed …

What is a review petition?

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. What is a review petition? Context: Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan has moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction that his two pleas, in which he has sought review of the orders convicting and sentencing him for contempt of court, be heard after …

What is causing the dip in Delhi’s temperature?

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. What is causing the dip in Delhi’s temperature? Context: Recently, a rapid decline in minimum temperature in Delhi was noted from 14.4 degrees Celsius to 4.1 degrees. The dip was five degrees below the normal temperature for this time of the year. …

Insights into Editorial: Modi-Hasina summit to highlight infrastructure, connectivity projects

  Context: A virtual summit will be held between PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on December 17. They would hold comprehensive discussions on ties, including strengthening cooperation in the post-Covid era. The signalling of the summit is also important, coming as it does when there is speculation in the popular discourse of …