Appointment of CDS will fill a void in India’s defence system Editorial 16th Aug’19 IndianExpress

Headline : Appointment of CDS will fill a void in India’s defence system Editorial 16th Aug'19 IndianExpress Details : PM announcing the creation of CDS: One of the most significant announcements made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day in 2019 is the creation of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).The CDS is expected to … Continue reading Appointment of CDS will fill a void in India’s defence system Editorial 16th Aug’19 IndianExpress

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August 2019- Week 2: Q&A, Editorial Analysis

1) Incisive interventions that blunt the RTI’s edge Editorial 10th Aug’19 TheHindu https://upscexpress.com/2019/08/10/incisive-interventions-that-blunt-the-rtis-edge-editorial-10th-aug19-thehindu/ 2) While the frequency of forest fire appears to have increased in the country, India’s approach towards forest fire management has significant gaps. Elucidate. (10 marks) https://upscexpress.com/2019/08/10/while-the-frequency-of-forest-fire-appears-to-have-increased-in-the-country-indias-approach-towards-forest-fire-management-has-significant-gaps-elucidate-10-marks-2/ 3) What is the significance of the UN Security Council? Discuss the need for reforms … Continue reading August 2019- Week 2: Q&A, Editorial Analysis

Economy: RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug'19 HindustanTimes Details : Rate cut by RBI: Inflation is within control. The economy is slowing down.  RBI has lowered its growth projections for the first half of the year sharply. The RBI’s projections indicate that it expects growth to improve in the … Continue reading Economy: RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Editorial : Agriculture sector

Headline : Time for India to relook the agricultural sector Editorial 30th Mar'19 FinancialExpress Details : India's progress in agriculture: India has made significant strides in agriculture and food security since independence. It has transformed from a food deficit nation to ensuring its food security despite an almost four-fold increase in population. But time has come to … Continue reading Editorial : Agriculture sector

A-SAT tech gives India diplomatic bargaining power Editorial 28th Mar’19 LiveMint

Headline : A-SAT tech gives India diplomatic bargaining power Editorial 28th Mar'19 LiveMint Details :  Anti-Satellite (ASAT) missile test: India has successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) missile test. Conducting the test under Mission Shakti, India demonstrated the capability to destroy a satellite in the low earth orbit (LEO) at about 300 km above the earth's surface, using an … Continue reading A-SAT tech gives India diplomatic bargaining power Editorial 28th Mar’19 LiveMint

China slowdown presents India an opportunity to shine Editorial 20th Feb’19 LiveMint

China slowdown presents India an opportunity to shine Editorial 20th Feb’19 LiveMint Details : Middle income trap: Many countries that have succeeded in moving out of mass poverty (through rapid economic growth) have struggled in their effort to move to mass prosperity. Research by economists showed that the most common point when inertia sets in … Continue reading China slowdown presents India an opportunity to shine Editorial 20th Feb’19 LiveMint