Category: Blog

Fault Lines in India’s economic liberalism

Context : Impact of economic liberalisation on India’s economy. Details : India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar recently disapproved of free trade and globalisation. About FTA’s he said that …

Community Cord Blood Banking

Context : Community Cord Blood Banking, a stem cell banking initiative, has recently helped save the life of a girl child making it India’s first dual cord blood transplant …

Hanoi declaration – East asia summit

Context :  In an apparent dig at China, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday expressed concern about “actions and incidents” that “erode” trust in the South China Sea …

Mahajan Commission Report

Context : A Maharashtra leader has sparked a controversy, when he called the incorporation of Belgaum (Belagavi), Karwar and Nipani areas of Karnataka into Maharashtra, as a dream of …

Indian Economy Prospects

Context : Indian Economy is going through a rough patch on the economy front due to demand slowdown. Present status : Slowdown in demand The bigger medium-term problem facing …

regulation of digital media

Context : Recently, the government put the online news and current affairs portals along with “films and audio-visual programmes made available by online content providers” under the Ministry of …

Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Scheme

Context : The government has expanded the provision of financial support by means of viability gap funding for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure projects to include critical social sector …

Crew-1 Mission

Context : SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft will lift off carrying a crew of four people to the International Space Station (ISS) on a six-month-long mission. Details of the Crew-1 …

PLI Scheme extended to 10 key Sectors

Context : The Union Cabinet has unveiled the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme to encourage domestic manufacturing investments in ten key sectors. PLI Scheme The PLI scheme aims to boost …