Women in Science

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Science and Technology   Source: Indian Express Direction: Keep a rough note on women in various fields such as women in defence, women in the judiciary, women in parliament, women in the social sector, women freedom fighters, women revolutionaries, and so on. For this article, no need to remember data, just …

Explained: How should public sector banks be privatized?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Banking   Source: Indian Express Direction: This is an editorial explained article. We had already discussed this issue in detail in last month’s article.  This article will add only unique points left out. Just note a few important points on nationalization (not every point should be noted down) Context: In the …

The controversy around the Delhi excise policy

GS paper 3 Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions   Source: The Hindu, The New Indian Express Directions: Just know the issue. No need to take notes. Context: Recent controversy around, now scrapped, Delhi Excise Policy Understanding the issue: Delhi government introduced a new “New Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22” last year, in order to ensure the …

MGNREGS

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions   Source: Factly Direction: A few recommendations can be incorporated into your Mains notes. It is an important scheme. Do know basic facts about it.   Context: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj’ released an action taken report on MGNREGA. The government has accepted …