GS-2, Uncategorized

Right To Be Forgotten

Recently, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of the search engine giant Google, which was contesting a French regulatory authority’s order to have web addresses removed from its global database. The European Union’s highest court ruled that an online privacy rule known as the ‘right to be forgotten’ under European law would not apply beyond the borders of… Continue reading Right To Be Forgotten

GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Aspirational Districts’ Programme

India is amongst the leading economies of the world and envisages to become $5 trillion by 2024-25. However, presently the quality of life of many of its citizens is not consistent with this growth story, this is reflected in UNDP’s 2018 Human Development Index wherein India is ranked 130. Living standards in India are affected by significant… Continue reading Aspirational Districts’ Programme

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

China-Nepal-India Triangulation

Recently, China's President Xi Jinping made a significant visit to Nepal, becoming the first Chinese President in over 20 years to visit the Himalayan country. The visit seeks to accelerate the development of an ambitious trans-Himalayan corridor between China’s Tibet and Nepal (China Nepal Economic Corridor). However, it is China's security diplomacy that is more of a concern for… Continue reading China-Nepal-India Triangulation

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Malnutrition in India

Recently, September 2019 was observed as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’, that urged people to support the government’s nutrition campaign to ensure a healthier future for women and children. However, even after a bunch of policies targeting malnutrition (Integrated Child Development Scheme 1975, the National Nutrition Policy 1993, the Mid Day Meal Scheme for school children 1995, and the… Continue reading Malnutrition in India

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Is Globalization Dying?

Recently, the global events like trade war between the United States and China, and Brexit Movement in Britain highlight a loss of faith of Advanced Economies (AEs) in globalisation. Globalization Globalization refers to the economic, social, and political integration of nations. It entails the spread of products, technology, information, and jobs across national borders and cultures.… Continue reading Is Globalization Dying?

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A Road Map for Criminal Justice System

Recently, Central Home Minister has written to all States, for conducting detailed study and suggesting reforms in the criminal justice system to make Indian criminal laws more people friendly. Criminal Justice System in India Criminal Justice System refers to the agencies of government charged with enforcing law, adjudicating crime, and correcting criminal conduct. The criminal… Continue reading A Road Map for Criminal Justice System

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

China-Nepal-India Triangulation

Recently, China's President Xi Jinping made a significant visit to Nepal, becoming the first Chinese President in over 20 years to visit the Himalayan country. The visit seeks to accelerate the development of an ambitious trans-Himalayan corridor between China’s Tibet and Nepal (China Nepal Economic Corridor). However, it is China's security diplomacy that is more of a concern for… Continue reading China-Nepal-India Triangulation

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About e-Cigarette

Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved the Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019. The prohibition of e-cigarettes includes all forms of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), Heat Not Burn Products, e-Hookah, and other like devices. What are e-Cigarettes ? e-Cigarettes are battery powered devices that work by… Continue reading About e-Cigarette

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Infinite crisis: On Turkish incursion into Syria

Details Post withdrawal the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Syrian National Army, launched Operation Peace Spring Turkey says the operation aims to clear the region of YPG/PKK terrorists. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), was Washington’s main ally in Syria in the fight against ISIL. In recent years, they have expanded their control… Continue reading Infinite crisis: On Turkish incursion into Syria

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India-Bangladesh Relationship

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four day official visit to India from October 3 to 6, highlights India’s deepening bilateral relationship and growing interdependence with Bangladesh. She addressed the India Economic Summit of the World Economic Forum. Historical Background India enabled Bangladesh’s liberation in December 1971 when it militarily assisted the erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) to acquire freedom from its oppressive western wing which unleashed a massive genocide of… Continue reading India-Bangladesh Relationship