Jews In India

Jews In India #GS1 #Indian society Jews have been present in India for over 2,000 years, with the first Jewish settlers believed to have arrived in the city of Cochin (now Kochi) in the southern state of Kerala in the 1st century CE. Over the […]

Tamil Nadu-Tribal Golden Handshakes

Tamil Nadu-Tribal Golden Handshakes #GS1 #Salient features of Indian Society #Diversity of India Tamil Nadu is home to several indigenous tribal communities, such as the Irula, Kurumba, and Paniya, who have historically lived in forested areas and depended on natural resources for their livelihoods. Many […]

Pennaiyaar River tribunal

Pennaiyaar River tribunal #GS1 #GS2 Context Inter-State River Water Disputes have become one of the most contentious challenges to Indian federalism. The latest Supreme Court case between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over Pennaiyar river water sharing The Pennaiyar River is a river in southern India […]

Details of the Heatwaves

Details of the Heatwaves: #GS I #Geography related issues   Topic Geography related issues:   ∙Context:  ∙According to the department’s accompanying forecast map, the majority of India is anticipated to experience heatwaves from March to May, with the exception of the northeastern States, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, and coastal Karnataka.    A heat wave is what? ∙According to the International Meteorological Department (IMD), a heatwave […]

Puri Heritage Corridor Project

Puri Heritage Corridor Project Context: The ambitious Puri heritage corridor project of the recent affidavit filed by the Archaeological Survey of India in the Orissa High Court has further intensified the debate around the project. About: Puri Heritage Corridor Project, which was conceived in 2016, […]


Background: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has proposed that the National Fund to Control Drug Abuse be used for de-addiction programs rather than policing efforts. A proposal to decriminalize small-scale drug possession, as defined under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act […]