BIMSTEC and South Asian Integration

BIMSTEC as key to a new South Asian regional order #GS 02 International Relations For Prelims BIMSTEC: The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a regional multilateral organisation. There are five South Asian nations: Bangladesh Bhutan India Nepal Sri […]

Air Pollution in Delhi

Delhi choking, but do not blame stubble burning alone #GS-03 Pollution For Prelims: Commission for Air Quality Management: The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) is a statutory body formed under the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas, Act […]

Urbanisation and Climate Change

Climate talks as shortchanging international law #GS-03 Climate Change For Mains Developing Countries and Climate Change: There are three problems with the current negotiating process. First, citizens in developed countries are not even aware that two-thirds of their national emissions of carbon dioxide come from […]

Soil Quality and Food Security

Poor soil management will erode food security #GS-03 Agriculture  For Prelims World Soil Day: World Soil Day (WSD) is annually observed on December 5. Theme: ‘Soils: Where food begins’ For Mains The importance of soil quality: Healthy soils support healthy plant growth to enhance both […]

Road Safety and Environment

Safer roads for a greener, more sustainable environment  #GS-03 Environment  For Mains Road accidents vs Environment: In 2021, India reported 4,03,116 crashes, each of which adversely impacted the environment in various ways and in different degrees. Most vehicles contain toxic metals such as lead, mercury, […]

Food fortification and Malnutrition

An Indian recipe to quell micronutrient malnutrition #GS-03 Food Security, #GS-02 Health For Prelims Stunting: Stunting is the share of children under five who have low height-for-age. It is the result of chronic or recurrent undernutrition. One third of all Indian children are suffering stunting. […]

Cooperative Federalism and Language

Settling the language for cooperative federalism #GS-02 Federalism For Prelims Cooperative federalism: Cooperative federalism is the concept which reflects the relationship between centre and state where they both come together and resolve the common problems with each other’s’ cooperation. Constitutional Provisions regarding languages: Article 343: […]

Domestic Violence in India

Still a nightmare for domestic violence survivors #GS-01 Indian Society, #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims International Day for Elimination of All Forms of Violence against Women: Women’s rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. The International Day for […]

It’s time to discuss depopulation

It’s time to discuss depopulation #GS-01 Population For Prelims: Population and India: India is set to surpass China as the world’s most populous nation by 2023. China’s population has begun to decline, while India’s population is expected to grow for another 40 years. By current […]