Culture and peace,Tenuous tack – 7th December 2020

Editorial Analysis

  Culture and peace In a strong statement at the UN General Assembly discussing resolutions of the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on the ‘Culture of Peace’. India criticised the world body for what it called “selectivity” in seeking to protect Abrahamic religions – Islam, Christianity and Judaism – over others. The Indian delegate pointed […]

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Quiz – 4th December 2020

Daily MCQ

1. Consider the following statements regarding Representation of People Act 1951? 1. The Election Commission to fill the casual vacancies in the Houses of Parliament and State Legislatures through bye elections within six months from the date of occurrence of the vacancy. 2. The prohibition of public meetings 48 hours prior to the conclusion of […]

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Quiz – 3rd December 2020

Daily MCQ

1. With reference to the National Education Policy 2020, a teacher will be able to teach lessons in mother tongue up to……. a) Grade 8 b) Grade 5 c) Grade 10 d) None of these Ans. b 2. Under right to equality, prohibition or discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of […]

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Quiz – 2nd December 2020

Daily MCQ

1. Consider the following statements with respect to Purchasing Managers Index (PMI): 1. PMI is an indicator of manufacturing activity only 2. It is a survey-based measure that asks the respondents about changes in their perception of some key business variables from the month before Which of the following given below codes are correct? a) […]

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Regional priorities,Slow progress, – 2nd December 2020

Editorial Analysis

Regional priorities The eight-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), India hosted the SCO heads of governments (HoG) meeting for the first time. The focus of the 66-point joint communiqué at the end of the virtual conference was in developing a “Plan of Priority Practical Measures for 2021-2022 to overcome the socio-economic, financial and food consequences of […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – DEC 5, 2020

Daily Current Affair

GS 2- Polity & Governance Farmers firm on repeal of Agri laws Why in News? Dimming hopes of a compromise, a joint front of protesting farmer groups rejected the Centre’s proposals to amend the three contentious agriculture laws and called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8 to widen the agitation. The front reiterated the […]

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News Analysis The Hindu – Oct 15, 2020

Daily Current Affair

UPSC Prelims cum Mains Paper-3: General Studies-II Polity & Governance Page 1: Loan borrowers’ Deepavali is in your hands, SC tells Centre. Page 1: Abdullahs meet Mehbooba, to discuss Gupkar pact today. Page 5: CBI books energy firm for defrauding bank. Page 9: India, Pakistan exchange barbs. International Relations Page 11: On reforms anniversary, Xi […]

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