Militarisation of space

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Indigenization of Technology/Awareness in the Fields of Space/Various Security Forces and Agencies and their Mandate.   Source: TH  Context: According to the CDS (General Anil Chauhan), the very nature of warfare is on the cusp of major transformation with space being used to enhance combat capabilities in land, sea and cyber …

Supreme Court intrigued by the lack of ‘protection officers’ for domestic violence cases

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation   Source: TH   Context: The SC has sought more information about Mission Shakti because it is concerned about a persistent lack of protection officers to handle domestic violence cases.   Background: Appointment …

Mission Vatsalya:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society.   Context: The Ministry of Women and Child Development has sent its draft guidelines for Mission Vatsalya Scheme to States and Union Territories to seek their suggestions. Mission Vatsalya is one of the new triad of schemes along with Mission Shakti, …