GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

The attack on Agroecology

What is Agroecology? It is recognized worldwide as a system that enhances fertile landscapes, increases yields, restores soil health and biodiversity, promotes climate resilience and improves farmers’ well-being. Its practices are supported by many agricultural scientists, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, farmers’ groups and several NGOs. It basically makes… Continue reading The attack on Agroecology

Social Issue, Uncategorized

Live-in Relationships

Meaning It involves continuous cohabitation between the partners without any responsibilities or obligations towards one another. The Supreme Court in Indra Sarma vs. V.K.V. Sarma defined live-in relationships as- A domestic cohabitation between an adult unmarried male and an adult unmarried female. Supreme Court on Live in relationships The Supreme Court has, in several rulings, held that… Continue reading Live-in Relationships

GS-3, Uncategorized

Biotechnology Sector in India

India is among the first countries to set up a specialized agency i.e. department of biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology for the development of research and human resources in the biotechnology sector in 1986. What is Biotechnology and its Applications? Biotechnology harnesses cellular and bio-molecular processes to develop technologies and products that… Continue reading Biotechnology Sector in India