Day: November 5, 2020

Economic growth with Labour rights

Context : India has an income crisis- incomes of people in the lower half of the pyramid are too low. The solutions economists propose are: free up markets, improve …

Monetary policy review

Context:  In each of the last three quarters, average inflation has not only exceeded the target, but has persisted above the upper tolerance limit set by the Centre. The …

Kawasaki Disease

Context : Children in the world over have shown to be affected by either Kawasaki Disease (KD) since the reopening of schools. Kawasaki disease comes on fast, and symptoms …

Maharani Jindan Kaur

Context : Maharani Jindan Kaur, the last wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, is in news for the auction of some of her jewellery in London Details : She was …

Malabar Exercise

Context : Phase 1 of the Malabar Naval Exercise has begun with the participation of Australian navy for the first time since 2007. Details : It is a multilateral …

General Consent

Context : Kerala has decided to withdraw the general consent accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to operate in the state voluntarily. Details : Origins of CBI …

National Monsoon Mission

Recently, the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has evaluated the economic benefits of the National Monsoon Mission (NMM). Established in 1956, NCAER is India’s oldest and largest independent, non-profit, economic policy research institute, based in New Delhi. Key …

Purchasing Managers’ Index

The services sector has PMI has signalled first expansion since February this year. PMI is an indicator of business activity — both in the manufacturing and services sectors. It …

Fortified Rice

In a bid to combat chronic anaemia and undernutrition, the government is making plans to distribute fortified rice through the Integrated Child Development Services and Mid-Day Meal schemes across the country from …

Problems of Sugar Industry

The sugar industry has reacted strongly to Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal’s announcement that the central government is not considering an extension of its export subsidy for …