Best Current Affairs

  • Editorial of the Day: Flaws in India’s Urbanisation Policies (The Hindu)

    Context of the Article: The World Bank released a report on urban financing for India. The author writes about the issue related to urban finance and urban infrastructure in India. Author’s Views Financial contribution: Out of the total finances needed...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • Case Study of the Day: Rythu Bharosa Kendra- AP’s Initiative for Farmers

    Background Rythu Bharosa Kendra (RBKs) have been set up to provide a one-stop solution to all the farmers' needs at their doorstep in Andhra Pradesh, from 2020 with all trained staff and facilities. About Rythu Bharosa Kendra The RBKs are...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • Grassroot Politics in WEF Gender Gap Report

    Context:   After India’s Insistence, World Economic Forum (WEF) has decided to count women's participation in local bodies in its gender gap report. Current Status WEF’s Gender Gap Report is based on four parameters: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment. health...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • A Brief on India’s Indigenous Missile Systems

    Context:  Recently, Indian Army said that indigenously developed equipment like Arjun Tank, Nag Missile System, K9 Vajra, and Akash Weapon System under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan will be showcased during the Republic Day parade on the 26th of January at...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • Economy at Risk from Move to Clean Energy

    In News: India’s financial sector is highly exposed to the risks of the economy transitioning from being largely dependent on fossil fuel to clean energy, says a study in the Global Environmental Change journal. Clean Energy Clean energy refers to...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • What are Western Disturbances

    In News: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that due to intense western disturbance, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are likely to receive moderate rainfall and snowfall in the next few days. What are Western Disturbances (WDs)?...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • Editorial of the Day: Food Subsidies can help India Achieve 2030 Goals (Hindustan Times)

    Author’s Views Critical review of beneficiaries: A critical review of whether all 810 million need free ration is warranted. This will help government target only the intended groups. Welcome measures: The recent decision by the Cabinet to extend free food...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • Case Study of the Day: EPOS- The Policy that brought in 100% Transparency in PDS

    Background The introduction of the Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) policy in all ration shops across the state, has revolutionised and strengthened the Public Distribution System (PDS) in Kerala. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="437"] EPOS[/caption] About EPOS The government of Kerala...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • Great Nicobar Development Project

    Context: Recently, nearly 100 former civil servants, have written to the President protesting the government’s push for a mega-infrastructure project in the Great Nicobar island. About Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a cluster of about 836...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • Prison Reforms

    In News: The Prime Minister suggested prison reforms to improve jail management and also recommended repealing obsolete criminal laws, at the annual police meet that concluded recently. About the Prison Reforms Suggestions were made for making the police forces more...

    Published On January 24th, 2023