EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The old pension scheme as a burden on the poor

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Elderly population in India, Schemes for old age people, OPS, Provident Fund pension scheme, EPFO, etc Mains GS Paper I & II: Schemes for vulnerable sections of society and performance and issues associated with these schemes etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The demand for the old pension scheme (OPS) is …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The limits of American power in West Asia

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance, decolonisation, Carter doctrine, Abraham Accords etc. Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests.   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS In 1980, the USA faced the prospect of the Soviet Union expanding its reach to the Gulf. The Carter …

[Video] SUPER OGP: The Ultimate Program to Crack UPSC CSE 2024 | An Introduction by Vinay Sir

        Dear Student,   Admissions are Open for SUPER OGP 2024 at DELHI: An Intensive Integrated Foundation Program with Focus on Revision & Practice for UPSC CSE 2024. Starts on 10th April 2023    Mode: Offline at Delhi & Online READ MORE HERE CLICK HERE TO FILL THE DETAILED APPLICATION FORM(DAF) FOR …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : An objective look at a China-led framework

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance(BRI, GSI, Regional forums, G20, G7, SCO, EEZ etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India or affecting India’s interests, BRI and issues associated with it etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs highlighted the recently unveiled Global …

SANSAD TV: NEW INDIA DEBATE- HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE OF INDIA

      Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission: The scheme aims at strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country. Its objective is to fill gaps in public health infrastructure, especially in critical care facilities and primary care in both urban and rural areas. Through this, critical care services will be available in all the districts of the country …

SANSAD TV: COMMITTEE REPORT- STREET VENDORS ACT 2014

     Summary and Analysis: The Act provides for: (i) protection of the livelihood rights of street vendors, (ii) social security of street vendors, and (iii) regulation of street vending across India.  Key observations and recommendations made by the Committee include: Implementation of the Act by states: The Committee noted that many provisions of the …

Sansad TV: Perspective- India-Egypt Relations

    Introduction: India and Egypt have agreed to elevate their bilateral ties to Strategic Partnership covering political, security, defence, energy and economic aspects. This was decided during the bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi who was also the Chief Guest at India’s 74th Republic Day celebrations. Both …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 23 March 2023

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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

[ ORIENTATION SESSION ] Insights IAS Geography Optional Classes 2024 by Ashish Sir

  Orientation Session : 25th March 2023 Time: 2pm to 5pm Venue: OGP 1, 3rd floor, Nanda Ashirwad complex, above Village Hyper Market, Chandralayout Main road, Bengaluru – 560072 Orientation session will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel for online students   Dear Students, Students who are considering Geography as their Optional Subject may …

The stage has been set for gender equity in Digital India

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation   Source: LM Context: Addressing India’s digital gender divide will enable the Indian economy to achieve more inclusive growth in the long term.   Data related to India’s digital gender divide: National Family …

UN World Water Development Report 2023

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Agriculture/Geography   Source: UNWater, DTE  Context: Recently, ‘United Nations World Water Development Report 2023: partnerships and cooperation for water’, was released. Also, UN 2023 Water Conference is currently being held in New York    Major findings of the report: Global: Globally, two billion people do not have safe drinking water and …

India’s democratic values have eroded significantly

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Functioning of Indian Democracy   Source: TH Context: The question of whether or not India’s democratic values have declined in recent years has been debated at the University of Cambridge.   Data on democratic values in India: By the Sweden-based V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute – The deliberative democracy index: It …

What California’s atmospheric rivers mean for drought, floods, fires

GS Paper 1   Source: Indian Express   Context: California has experienced an exceptionally wet winter with 11 atmospheric rivers battering the state and a twelfth such storm threatening to cause even more flooding, landslides and road closures. California has received 147% of average rainfall so far this season, according to the state Department of …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 13th Mar – 18th Mar 2023

  InsightsIAS is delighted to present the 43rd edition of the Weekly Current Affairs magazine. It is, as the name suggests, a compilation of the Daily CA initiative of the preceding week. Our motto at InsightsIAS has always been about simplifying UPSC exam preparation for you. This magazine will be an essential study aid – …