Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 is the most controversial amendment act passed by the Parliament during the financial year 2019-20. Read the full article to know about the provisions over which concerns were raised and government arguments in support of the act.
Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Act 2019 aims to provide rights to the transgender persons. Read the detailed analysis of the act that will be helpful in UPSC CSE mains answer writing.
On 5th December 2019, President gave his assent to The Prohibition of E-cigarettes Act 2019. The article discusses the purpose, analysis and relevance of the act.
The Arms (Amendment) Act received the assent of the Indian President on 13 December 2019. This article discusses the major amendments done in Arms Act, 1959 and comprehensive analysis of the act which will be helful in UPSC civil services mains answer writing.
Government policies related to cleanliness like Swachh Bharat Mission is an important step in making Indian cities clean and ensures ‘Healthy India’. This article will be helpful for UPSC CSE Mains Answer Writing.
Do not miss out on the Union Budget 2020-21 that has been announced on 1st February 2020. Read in detail the highlights of this year’s budget as it is important for the exam point of view.
Awareness in the field of IT and Space is an important part of the GS-III syllabus. Read the detailed article on Space Internet to know more about what’s going on in space to ensure internet services to everyone.
Read the important highlights of India State of Forest Report 2019 to get an insight into the area under forest cover in India and reasons for decline in some parts of India.
While preparing for the Ethics paper, one should first understand and prepare well the terms given in the syllabus of GS-IV. The UPSC has asked the questions related to these terms since the introduction of Ethics paper in 2013. Let’s have a look at some of the terms given in the syllabus of GS-IV.
Global Credit Ratings- The three big credit rating agencies remain in news due to the impact of the ratings and outlook assigned by them to the different assets and sovereign nations. A read to this article is must for GS prelims as well as for mains GS-3 Paper.
India - Bangladesh Relations- Historical Background, Areas of cooperation and Areas of divergence of interest, and present status of bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh will provide one a comprehensive insight to write Main's answer of International Relations related to this topic.
35th ASEAN Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand and 16th ASEAN-India Summit and 14th East Asia Summit were also held on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit. ASEAN as a regional group is significant from the India's perspective.
Dance forms in India- Find the details of all the classical and folk dance forms of India. UPSC asks questions related to dance forms in civil services prelims exam.
World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business (EDB) Index- India has moved up by 79 places from 2015 to reach 63rd position in 2019. Read in detail the doing business report to handle the GS prelims as well as GS-II mains questions related to IR and Governance.
Chandrayaan-2- A mission through which India aims to become the fourth nation in the world to soft-land on the lunar surface. Indigenization of technology and developing new technology in the fields of IT, Space, Robotics, etc. under the Science and Technology topic of GS-III are significant from the UPSC Prelims and Mains point of view.
Organic Farming is an environment friendly and sustainable agricultural practice. Read the detailed article to understand various aspects of organic farming and practice well for GS-3 topics related to agriculture.
‘Secularism’ is not a new concept but resides in Indian society and politics since the times of Ashoka and Harsha. Read the full article on this topic of GS-I and clear your concepts to write a balanced answer in the mains exam.
There are some issues relating to the development and management of the social sector/services related to Education in India. NITI Aayog has come up with a School Education Quality Index (SEQI) to ensure A3Q in providing education to all.
Plastic waste is causing environmental pollution and degradation. Learn more about the ill effects of plastic pollution and the national and international efforts made to reduce plastic pollution.
Gender Budgeting- Gender Budgeting is a welfare initiative to empower women in society and to ensure social justice. Read more to understand the various aspects of Gender Budgeting and what more needs to be done to empower women in India.
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019- The act contains provisions and mentions the need for safety on the road. The act is an amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 to impose strict penalties on the violators. Read the article to know about the government policies for various sectors.