[Editorial Analysis] Barbed wire

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: PM-KISAN Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability Context: • The Supreme Court disposed of a petition by Jammu and Kashmir Congress leader Saifuddin Soz’s wife challenging his “illegal detention” • It…

[Editorial Analysis] Missing the Target

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: PM-KISAN Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability Context: • The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is the first universal basic income-type of scheme targeted towards landed farmers. • It was…

[Editorial Analysis] Stress and strain

Mains Paper 3: Economy Prelims level: Sample Registration System’s 2018 report Mains level: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment Context: • The first-quarter data on central government accounts, released by the Controller…