Insights into Editorial: Enabling local government systems to combat COVID-19 in India

  Context: The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is not the first pandemic faced by the world. The earliest recorded one was Athen’s Plague in 430 BC and the deadliest one that came just before COVID-19 was the H1N1 virus (Swine Flu) in 2009-10, that killed more than 500,000 people worldwide. Crisis at times make some …

Euro Corona bonds

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Euro Corona bonds What to study? For Prelims and Mains: The proposal and its significance.  Context: Corona bonds could be a possible resolution to alleviate Eurozone financial struggles amid the coronavirus crisis. However, the idea has received mixed responses amongst the EU. …