GS-4, Uncategorized

Case Study : Duty versus Morality

You are posted as an SDM in a division of district which is undergoing ethnic turbulence since sometime. There has been a substantial loss of lives and property due to the disturbance, following which you are given implicit orders by the ruling party of the area to move a certain section of population, belonging to… Continue reading Case Study : Duty versus Morality

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Indo-Pacific : Strategic Importance

The External Affairs Minister, who is on a two day visit to Russia, has said that Indo Pacific is one of the new concepts and approaches thrown up by the changing world. With various countries and international forums using the term Indo Pacific in their official statements, it is gaining currency in recent times. India,… Continue reading Indo-Pacific : Strategic Importance

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Eastern Economic Forum (EEF)

Context Speaking at the Plenary Session of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India would extend a $1 billion line of credit towards the development of the Russian Far East. This was the first instance of an Indian prime minister attending the East Economic Forum. Details EEF… Continue reading Eastern Economic Forum (EEF)

GS-2, Uncategorized

USA- China Trade War

Context The trade war between the U.S. and China has seen a significant escalation. Recently, the U.S. administration notified its decision to impose 15% tariffs, in two phases, on imports valued at $300 billion. The latest round of tariff increases implies that the country has imposed tariffs on almost all of its product imports from China,… Continue reading USA- China Trade War

GS-3, Uncategorized

The Problem of Skilling India

Context According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the unemployment rate reached 34% among the 20-24 year-olds in the first quarter of 2019 — it was 37.9% among the urban lot. At least eight million new job seekers enter the job market every year. In 2017, only 5.5 million jobs had been created, and the situation… Continue reading The Problem of Skilling India