Development of Great Nicobar: Strategic imperative and ecological concerns

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Internal Security   Source: IE  Direction: The article is an example of the development vs environment debate. It also contains key points about Great Nicobar Island and its strategic significance for India.   Context: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change gave environmental clearance for the ambitious Rs 72,000 …

The need to have full disclosure electoral bonds and political funding

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation   Source: TH  Direction: This article demonstrates how electoral bonds have concealed funding to political parties even more, its impacts, way ahead and a best practice in the conclusion.  Context: According to an RTI reply, electoral bonds worth …