General Studies 2

General Studies 2

Israel-UAE peace agreement

The recent developments in International Relations will impact the geopolitics of the Middle East and that of the Indian Ocean Region. This article contains the detailed analysis of the recent announcement made by Israel, US and UAE regarding the historic peace agreement.

First anniversary of repealing of special status of Jammu and Kashmir

It has been a year since the Modi government announced the repeal of Article 370 and Article 35A, which seized the special constitutional status of J&K. This article discusses the impact of abrogation of Article 370 on J&K.

National Education Policy 2020

The new National Education Policy 2020 aims for the Universalization of Education. This GS-2 article focuses on the major highlights of the new Education Policy.

National Education Policy 2020: How Does or Doesn’t NEP 2020 Solve the Basic Requirements of Our Current Education System?

The Union Cabinet has approved the new National Education Policy 2020 that will replace 34 years old education policy. Here is the detailed analysis of whether NEP 2020 will solve the issues related to Education in India.

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019

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.

Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019

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.

ABCDEF of implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission

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.

India - Bangladesh Relations

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

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.

World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business (EDB) Index

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.

School Education Quality Index (SEQI)

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.

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019

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.

Gender Budgeting

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.