Collegium and RTI

Collegium and RTI #GS-02 Indian Judiciary For Prelims Evolution of Collegium: Article 124 of constitution says that “Every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal after consultation with such of the Judges of the […]

Rights of Prisoners

Rights of Prisoners #GS-02 Governance For Prelims Important Judgements in Rights of Prisoners: State of Andhra Pradesh v. Challa Ramkrishna Reddy: A prisoner is entitled to all the fundamental rights unless curtailed by the constitution. State of Maharashtra v. Prabhakar Pandurang Sanzgir: The Supreme Court […]

Yuan Wang 5

Yuan Wang 5 #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Yuan Wang 5: Yuan Wang 5 is a third-generation vessel of the Yuan Wang series that entered service in 2007. This series of ships were aimed at creating “space tracking ships involved in supporting the manned space […]

Calling Name Presentation

Calling Name Presentation (CNAP) #GS-02 Governance Context: On November 29, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) floated a consultation paper seeking comments about the potential introduction of a Calling Name Presentation (CNAP) feature. For Prelims Calling Name Presentation (CNAP): Calling Name Presentation would provide […]

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) #GS-02 Governance For Prelims: Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) 1976: The FCRA was enacted during the Emergency in 1976 amid rising concerns about foreign powers interfering in India’s affairs by pumping money into the country through independent organisations. The law […]

China-Indian Ocean Region Forum

China-Indian Ocean Region Forum #GS-02 International Relationship For Prelims: China-Indian Ocean Region Forum: On November 21, China’s top development aid agency convened the first “China-Indian Ocean Region Forum” in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming. The forum was hosted by China International Development Cooperation Agency […]

West Bank

West Bank #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims West Bank The West Bank is a landlocked territory near the coast of the Mediterranean in Western Asia that forms the main bulk of the Palestinian territories. It is bordered by Jordan and the Dead Sea to the […]

Electoral Bonds

Electoral Bonds #GS-02 Governance For Prelims Electoral Bonds: Electoral Bonds are debt instruments which are purchased anonymously by donors to political parties. Introduced with the Finance Bill, 2017, the Electoral Bond Scheme was notified on January 29, 2018. They are valid for 15 days and […]

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. […]