[Editorial Analysis] Belligerence and pushback

Mains Paper 2: International Relations Prelims level: Quad group Mains level: International Organisation groupings and their mandate Context: • Under it’s ‘wolf warrior’ diplomacy, China issued a strange warning to Bangladesh, a nation that it has tried to cultivate assiduously…

AspirantWorld One liners : 7th June

• According to the Bal Swaraj Portal, nearly 10,000 children in India are in immediate need of care and protection, including children aged zero to seventeen who have been orphaned or abandoned as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic since…

[Editorial Analysis] Diminishing options

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: RBI’s Monetary Policy Mains level: RBI’s recent Monetary Policy Committee’s latest benchmark interest rates and its impact on the economy. Context: • In the given article the author talks about RBI’s recent Monetary Policy…

AspirantWorld One liners : 6th June

• Kerala has retained the pinnacle rank in Niti Aayog’s 3rd version of SDG India Index 2020-21, whilst Bihar has been adjudged as the worst performer. The Index for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) evaluates the growth of states and union…

AspirantWorld One liners : 5th June

• The Ministry of Health launched a Revamped Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), Umbrella schemes of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN), and Discretionary Grant (HMDG) on the National Health Authority (NHA) IT platform. Goal: To provide cashless, paperless, and citizen-centric services.…

[Editorial Analysis] Two cheers

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: SDG India Index 2020-21 Mains level: Inclusive growth, environmental conservation Context: • India has improved its overall SDG score from 60 in 2019 to 66 in 2021, according to NITI Aayog’s SDG India Index…

AspirantWorld One liners : 4th June

• The BRICS foreign ministers’ meeting was held virtually on June 1, 2021. The BRICS meeting is chaired by India as the chair of the BRICS countries. • Before the country’s official rollout, Bollywood actor Juhi Chawla has petitioned the…

AspirantWorld One liners : 3rd June

• The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) launched the world’s first Nano Urea Liquid for farmers worldwide. It is a nutrient (liquid) used to provide nitrogen to plants as an alternative to urea. It was created to replace conventional…