EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Babasaheb of the Bahujans

  Source: Indian Express, Indian Express   Prelims: BR Ambedkar, constitution of India, SC, Phule etc Mains GS Paper I: Modern Indian history from middle of eighteenth century until the present-significant events, personalities, issues etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Mahaparinirvan Diwas is observed every year on December 6 to commemorate the death anniversary of B R …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Scenarios for the future of India, and the world

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance, G20, G7, BRICS etc. Mains GS Paper II & III: Significance of G20 countries, Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests.   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The fast growth of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) economies was forecast …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Climate talks as shortchanging international law   

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance, COP, IPCC, G20 etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS At COP27, the policy debate was not legitimized by science. There seems to be a concerted …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The COVID-19 pandemic, food and socializing

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of national importance, Government policies, Covid-19, pandemic treaty). Mains GS Paper II: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementations etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Study by CMIE-CPHS (Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy which conducts Consumer Pyramids Household …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Democracy interrupted

  Source: Indian Express Prelims: Democracy, ECI, parliament, Vohra Committee etc Mains GS Paper II: Parliament- structure, functioning and conduct of business, impact of criminalisation of political etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS There has been a spike in the number of candidates facing criminal charges in Phase 1 of Gujarat Assembly elections, with 21 percent of …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Poor soil management will erode food security

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of national and international importance(Soil Health Card (SHC), National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), FAO, DAY-NRLM etc Mains GS Paper III: Issues related to poverty and hunger, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection of vulnerable sections of society etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS World Soil Day (WSD) …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Maritime Stocktaking

  Source: Indian express Prelims: Current events of international importance(south china sea, INS Vikrant, Chola empire etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India and affecting India’s interests, significance of Maritime security etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS On December 4, India celebrates Navy Day to acknowledge the role of the Indian Navy and …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Connecting India’s East with the Indo-Pacific

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national and international importance(indo-pacific, NE India, Act east policy, Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global groupings involving India or affecting India’s interests, Significance of Indo-Pacific for India etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Since 2018, India’s ‘Look East’ and ‘Act East’ policies have moved into the phase …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Safer roads for a greener, more sustainable environment

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of national importance, National Automobile Scrappage Policy, Particulate matter(PM), Foundation’s Zero-Fatality Corridor (ZFC) programme etc Mains GS Paper III: Infrastructure:Energy, ports, roads, airports and railways etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS In 2021, India reported 4,03,116 crashes, each of which adversely impacted the environment in various ways and to different …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Laying the ground to delegitimize the Supreme Court

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Supreme Court, Judges of SC, appointment of CJI and other judges etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Structure, organization and functioning of judiciary, role of CJI etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The appointment of new Chief Justice of India (CJI) has triggered a reorientation of the Union government’s strategy …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : An Indian recipe to quell micronutrient malnutrition

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance(Different social service Schemes,micronutrients, Anemia FAO, GHI, NFHS-5, POSHAN, ICDS, Mid-day meal scheme etc) Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Health. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS National Family Health Survey-5 data shows that every second Indian woman is anemic, …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Party Congress over, understanding the China puzzle

  Source: The Hindu, Indian Express Directions: Continuation of article: Xi’s Congress rhetoric and the PLA’s march ahead Prelims: Current events of international importance(BRI, Regional forums, EEZ, PLA, Galwan valley 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 …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The Climate Change Generation

  Source:  Indian Express, Indian Express Prelims: Current events of international importance, COP, IPCC, G20 etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions etc  ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS At COP27, India released its Long-Term Low Emissions and Development Strategies (LT-LEDS). Education can be used …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Settling the language for cooperative federalism

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance, Official Language Act, 1963, Article 343 etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Salient features of Indian society, diversity of India etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The latest effort to impose Hindi raises once again and quite retrogressively the issue of cultural nationalism. INSIGHTS ON THE ISSUE …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Data Does Not Lie

  Source: Indian Express Directions: Continuation of previous article: Poverty Uncensored   Prelims: Current events of national importance(Different social service Schemes, MPI) Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Health, poverty and hunger etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The authoritative DHS(Demographic and Health Surveys) household data for 2005-06, …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Still a nightmare for domestic violence survivors

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance(Different social service Schemes, PWDVA 2005, NFHS etc Mains GS Paper I & II: Laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections of society etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS On International Day for Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women (November 25), …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Xi’s Congress rhetoric and the PLA’s march ahead 

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance(BRI, Regional forums, EEZ, PLA, Galwan valley 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 Chinese President Xi Jinping made history with his unprecedented third term in office …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : It’s time to discuss depopulation

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance(Fertility rate, World Population prospects, SDGs etc) Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Health. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Two weeks ago, the world population reached 8 billion. India was the largest contributor to the last billion and is …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : COP27 and the ambiguity about responsibility

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of international importance, COP, IPCC, G20 etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions etc  ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS This year, at COP27 in Egypt, important topics from the emissions reductions to rules to govern carbon …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Securing the EC

Source: Indian Express   Prelims: Current events of national importance(ECI, CEC, Article 324, PIL etc) Mains GS Paper II: Appointments to various constitutional posts, powers functions and responsibilities of various constitutional bodies etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court regarding the autonomy and neutrality of the Election Commission of India …