Current Affairs, 17 October 2018

Current Affairs, 17 October 2018   G.S Paper 1: Topic: Women and related issues.   POCSO Act What to study? For Prelims: POCSO Act provisions. For Mains: Sexual abuse of children- prevention and need for stringent provisions.   Context: The government has clarified that there is no time bar on reporting […]

Daily Current Affairs, 15 October 2018

Daily Current Affairs, 15 October 2018   G.S Paper 1: Topic: Women and related issues.   Justice Verma Committee   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Highlights and significance of Justice Verma committee recommendations.   Context: The Centre recently announced its plan to set up a panel of judges to […]

Current Affairs, 13 October 2018

Current Affairs, 13 October 2018   G.S Paper 2: Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Malaysian government decides to abolish capital punishment   What to study? For Prelims: About the abolishment. For Mains: Capital punishment- concerns, its effectiveness, challenges […]

Current Affairs, 13 October 2018

Current Affairs, 13 October 2018   G.S Paper 2: Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Malaysian government decides to abolish capital punishment   What to study? For Prelims: About the abolishment. For Mains: Capital punishment- concerns, its effectiveness, challenges […]

Current Affairs, 11 October 2018

Current Affairs, 11 October 2018   G.S Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Competition Commission of India   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: CCI- features, composition, functions and significance, Key features of the Competition Act.   Context: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has amended […]

Current Affairs, 10 October 2018

Current Affairs, 10 October 2018   G.S Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Chhotu ram What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Chhotu Ram and his contributions.   Context: A 64-foot-tall statue of peasant […]

Current Affairs, 09 October 2018

Current Affairs, 09 October 2018   G.S Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: EPCA- objectives, composition and significance.   Context: Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted Supreme Court-empowered […]

Current Affairs, 08 October 2018

Current Affairs, 08 October 2018   G.S Paper 1: Topic: Women and related issues.   “Future of Work in India” survey by WEF   What to study? For Prelims: About WEF and highlights of its report. For Mains: Significance of the report, concerns raised and challenges ahead.   Context: “Future of […]

Current Affairs, 06 October 2018

Current Affairs, 06 October 2018 G.S Paper 2: Topic: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018   What to study? For Prelims: SSG Survey- criteria, rankings. For Mains: SSG- significance. […]

Current Affairs, 03 October 2018

Current Affairs, 03 October 2018 G.S Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   WHO guidelines on sanitation and health What to study? For Prelims: Brief overview of guidelines, about WHO, key facts on SBM. For Mains: Significance and need […]