Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue

Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue For Mains What constitutes a freebie? Resources distributed to the public as a result of election promises is what is often referred to as freebies. Do all such distributions amount to giving freebies? The distribution of free food grains […]

Representation, All the Way Up

Representation, All the Way Up For Prelims About President Murmu She is the first person belonging to the Scheduled Tribes (ST) community and the second woman to occupy the highest constitutional post of the country. She is also the youngest person to be elected as […]

The Aryan Dravidian Debate

The Aryan Dravidian Debate Context: • The Tamil Nadu Governor’s statements regarding the Aryan Dravidian divide has invited criticism from across the country. Background: • P.T. Srinivasa Iyengar, a popular historian has never agreed to the view that Aryans and Dravidians were racially different. • […]

Political Turmoil in Tunisia

Political Turmoil in Tunisia Context: • Tunisian voters have approved a new Constitution that would turn the country back into a presidential system, institutionalising the one-man reign of President Kais Saied, who suspended the elected Parliament and awarded more powers to himself last year. Background […]