Deadlock in formation of Maharashtra govt; Powers of governor with respect to forming ruling party in a state; What is ethanol? Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme; India Justice Report (IJR) 2019; Feni River; Feni River dispute; Moody’s cuts India outlook; Different general credit ratings; Who are the Brus? IndAIR (Indian Air quality Studies Interactive Repository); Partition Museum; Partition of Bengal; etc.
Thiruvalluvar; What is ‘office of profit’? The Transplant of Human Organs and Tissues Act, 1994; BIMSTEC Conclave of Ports; Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC); India’s shift from BRICS countries to BIMSTEC; Importance of Bay of Bengal region; Recommendations of RBI panel on CICs; Core Investment Companies (CIC); Systemically Important Core Investment Company (CIC-ND-SI); Alternative investment funds (AIFs); Shala Darpan Portal; What is Fumigation? What is Plant quarantine? Plant Quarantine Order, 2003; Phytosanitary Certificate; Rising NPAs; Central Repository of Information on Large Credits (CRILC); Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA); Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS); Multilateral Convention (MLI) to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to BEPS OR ‘BEPS Project’; Location of Brazil; National Integration Council (NIC); etc.
The Third Battle of Panipat; Iran Nuclear deal; US withdrawal from Paris climate accord; Paris Agreement; What is trade deficit and what does it signify? Wasteland Atlas -2019; Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill; Economic slowdown and India’s carbon burden; National Health Profile report; Acute respiratory infection; What is a tort law? Difference between crime and tort; Polluter Pays Principle; Stubble burning; etc.
The Supreme Court says it has jurisdiction over interstate river water disputes while the legislature says it doesn’t. The Supreme Court may have to deal with this contradiction next time a dispute escalates. The politicised nature of river water disputes makes the chances of such an escalation rife.
Electoral Bonds; Polavaram irrigation project; What is Graded Response Action Plan for Delhi & NCR? Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA); Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO); What is the Inner Line Permit (ILP)? Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) 2016; High Level Advisory Group (HLAG); Foundation day of seven states; Article 3; etc.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas; Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel; Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2021; Lymphatic filariasis; Triple drug therapy; Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis; 14th National Health Profile, 2019; National Health Profile (NHP); ‘The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health’; Efforts of Indian Government to eradicated TB; Pardoning power; Article 72; Article 161; Article 137; Ashok hurra case; Curative petitions; Core Industries; Index of Eight Core Industries (ICI); 2019 Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion report; African Swine Fever (ASF); World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE); Terrestrial Animal Health Code; UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN); Pegasus Spyware;
Cyber-attack on KKNPP; Tipu Sultan; Impeachment process of US President; National Pension System (NPS); Difference between NPS and PPF; Why controversy over European MPs’ Kashmir visit? International Solar Alliance (ISA); NIRVIK Scheme; Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC); Non-nuclear submarines; Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system; J&K Public Safety Act (PSA); What is malware? What is an Air-gap? Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP); Mekong River; Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC); Indian Brain Atlas (IBA); Cyclone Kyarr; Cyclone Maha; Cyclone causing factors; What is Swap Ratio? etc.
Commemorative Coin on Paramahansa Yogananda; Paramahansa Yogananda; Kriya Yoga; A 15-point reform charter to strengthen parliamentary institutions; National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards (NCSRA); Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB); What are Dirac metals? What is cloud computing? What is edge computing? How is edge computing different from cloud computing? Strategic Partnership Council (SPC); 2019 SEED Awards; Changes made in the National Education Policy (NEP); Role of mountain streams in carbon cycle; NAFED (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation Limited); Nelloptodes gretae; etc.
29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change; BASIC countries; ‘Absentee voters’; Amendments in Conduct of Election Rules, 1961; Universal Postal Union (UPU); International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO); Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention); Sentinel-3 World Fire Atlas Prototype; Copernicus; Sentinel-3 mission; ‘Exercise Shakti-2019’; INS Baaz; Military Significance; Controversy over climbing Uluru; Uluru; Difference between parole and furlough; Polio Virus; Global Polio Eradication Initiative; etc.
Australia’s Uluru rock formation; Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna status of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs); Developing country status in WTO; Classification of WTO member countries; IndiGen initiative; India’s first human genome mapping project; What is Whole-genome sequencing (WGS)? Colombo Declaration on Sustainable Nitrogen Management; How Nitrogen is harmful; Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016; Citizenship Act 1995; Keeladi excavation site; Sakhalin oil project; Air Quality Index (AQI); SAFAR (System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research); etc.