One Nation, One Election

Prime Minister again raised the pitch for “One Nation, One Election” and a single voter list for all polls in order to prevent the impact of the model code …

PRAGATI Meeting

Recently, the Prime Minister (PM) has chaired the 33rd PRAGATI meeting. Interaction through PRAGATI is held once every month on Fourth Wednesday, known as PRAGATI Day. Key Points Highlights of the Meeting: The PM asked states to …

Scheme for Agro-Processing Cluster

Recently, the Union Minister of Food Processing Industries has attended the Independent Management Advisory Committee (IMAC) meeting to consider the proposals received under the Scheme for Creation of Infrastructure for Agro-Processing Cluster (APC) of Pradhan Mantri …

Subdued Northeast Monsoon

Rainfall over the southern peninsular region has been deficient so far, indicating that the northeast monsoon has remained subdued this year. Key Points Pattern of Rainfall in India: India receives rainfall …

Protest Against Bru Resettlement

Recently, parts of north Tripura have witnessed violent protests over the proposed resettlement of Bru tribals. Key Points Background: Bru or Reang is a community indigenous to Northeast India, living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam. In …

SC: Reservation in Super-speciality Medical Courses

Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) has reserved its order on the state governments providing a 50% in-service reservation for admissions to super-speciality medical courses (Doctorate of Medicine/DM and Master of Chirurgiae/M. Ch.) in government colleges …

Social sector – Health

Context : The government is using eVIN – Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network in association with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to identify primary beneficiaries and vaccine distribution networks. …

Desalination Plants

Recently, Maharashtra announced the setting up of a desalination plant in Mumbai. The plant will process 200 million litres of water daily (MLD), and will help in overcoming the water shortage faced …

Solar Power Tariffs

India’s solar power tariffs have hit a new record low of ₹2 per unit. India has an ambitious target to increase its solar power base – by 2022, it …

Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network

The government is using eVIN – Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network in association with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to identify primary beneficiaries and vaccine distribution networks. What is …