Day November 5, 2020

Leishmania donovani

• To recognize the contributions towards defining the survival tactics of Leishmania donovani, Society of Biological Chemists (India) has chosen Dr. Susanta Kar, Senior Scientist, Molecular Parasitology and Immunology, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow for this year’s Prof.A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award.…

[Editorial Analysis] Corrupting the tech

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Direct Benefit transfer Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability Context: • Its advocates, including Central and state governments, have pitched Direct Benefit Transfers as an antidote to a persistent problem of…

[Editorial Analysis] Star status

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Star Campaigner Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance Context: • The Supreme Court’s stay on the revocation of the status of former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath as a ‘star…