Important Issues

Article 131 of the Indian Constitution

Context :   Recently Kerala became the first state to challenge the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) before the Supreme Court. However, ...
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Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019

Context : Recently the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019, released by NGO Pratham. Key Findings of the Report ASER ...
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National policy for treatment of rare diseases

Context : Recently the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare published a national policy for treatment of rare diseases, listing ...
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Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services

Context : Supreme Court significantly strengthened checks on the government’s power to shut down the Internet. A major aspect of the verdict ...
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Global Social Mobility report

Context The World Economic Forum, which organises the well-known annual gathering of the world’s most influential business and political decision-makers ...
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Time to Care: Unpaid and Underpaid Care Work and the Global Inequality Crisis

Context A report published by Oxfam, the international nonprofit focussed on the alleviation of global poverty, underlined what has been ...
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What is enemy property in India?

Context A Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Union Home Minister will monitor the disposal of over 9,400 enemy properties, ...
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How Rohingya issue reached ICJ?

Context The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Myanmar must take effective measures to protect its Rohingya Muslims, including protecting ...
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What is Vyommitra’s space job?

Context Vyommitra, a “half-humanoid” being developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), announced herself in Bengaluru. She is the prototype ...
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The Pulse Polio Programme

Context On Saturday (January 18), the Rashtrapati Bhavan became the site of a polio vaccination drive, to mark the beginning of ...
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What is the agreement to settle Bru refugees in Tripura?

Context Twenty-three years after ethnic clashes in Mizoram forced 37,000 people of the Bru (or Reang) community to flee their homes to ...
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Dubai declared ‘reciprocating territory’ by India

Context the Ministry of Law and Justice issued an Extraordinary Gazette Notification, declaring the United Arab Emirates to be a ...
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Global Social Mobility Report

Context The World Economic Forum, which organises the well-known annual gathering of the world’s most influential business and political decision-makers ...
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Article 131 of the Constitution and CAA

Context The Kerala government moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. The Pinarayi Vijayan-led government, the first state to ...
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What carbon numbers mean for climate target

Context The State of Forest Report (SFR) 2019, while showing an increase in the carbon stock trapped in Indian forests in ...
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War Crime

Context Following the assassination of Maj Gen Qassem Soleimani, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that if “Iran strikes any ...
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California’s data privacy law

Context California’s new privacy law — the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) — is first-of-its-kind data legislation. As users’ data ...
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Decade-wise increase in area, productivity and usage of fertilisers

Context The Rabi season (October to March) sowing is just over in Punjab where around 39.71 lakh hectares is dedicated ...
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Bangladesh provisions for citizenship and freedom of religion

Context Among the three countries from where certain categories of migrants have become eligible for Indian citizenship under the Citizenship Amendment ...
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Why EU Green Deal matters?

Context The European Union has come up with a climate action plan when the global climate talks failed to reach ...
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