Explained: How states are split into seats

Headline : Explained: How states are split into seats Details : Context of the topic: The bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir state into the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh calls for delimitation of their electoral constituencies. While the government has not formally notified the Election Commission yet, the EC has held internal discussions on the Jammu andContinue reading “Explained: How states are split into seats”

Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning Report

Headline : Mapping lightning across India Details : In News: For the first time, a report called Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning Report has mapped lightning strikes across the country, and the lives they have claimed. About the report: The Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning Report has been prepared by Climate Resilient Observing Systems Promotion Council (CROPC), a non-profit organisation that works closely withContinue reading “Mid-Monsoon 2019 Lightning Report”

What are NBFCs? What is a debt instrument?

What are NBFCs? Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) are financial institutions that offer various banking services, but do not have a banking license. Generally, these institutions are not allowed to take deposits from the public, which keeps them outside the scope of traditional banking regulations. NBFCs can offer banking services such as loans and credit facilities,Continue reading “What are NBFCs? What is a debt instrument?”

Legislative Council

Legislative Council Article 169 of the Constitution of India provides for the establishment of a Vidhan Parishad. Legislative Council or Vidhan Parishad is the upper house in bicameral legislatures in some states of India. While most states have unicameral legislature with only legislative assembly, currently, seven states viz. Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, and UttarContinue reading “Legislative Council”

What is Eco-Tourism? Do you think it should be promoted in India? Why? Critically analyze.

What is Eco-Tourism? Do you think it should be promoted in India? Why? Critically analyze. Approach: At the introduction write the concept of Eco-Tourism Then write the benefits of Eco-Tourism After that write the Potential adverse impacts of Eco-tourism At the end conclude appropriately Model Answer : Ecotourism is defined as responsible travel to naturalContinue reading “What is Eco-Tourism? Do you think it should be promoted in India? Why? Critically analyze.”

In brief: Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019

Background China in the recent years has embarked upon military modernization, and laser-based weapon system is one of them. The US has reported use of low-powered laser beams by China in South China Sea, East China Sea and Djibouti in the horn of Africa where both China and USA have naval bases. The Chinese low-poweredContinue reading “In brief: Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019”

Upsc Courses

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Headline : Census 2021 to collect OBC data, use maps

Headline : Census 2021 to collect OBC data, use maps Details : The News In a first, Census 2021 will collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC).   Key features of Census 2021 The decennial exercise of Census headcount will begin from February 2021. About 25 lakh enumerators are being trained for accurate collection of data.Continue reading “Headline : Census 2021 to collect OBC data, use maps”

Headline : Census 2021 to collect OBC data, use maps

Headline : Census 2021 to collect OBC data, use maps Details : The News In a first, Census 2021 will collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC).   Key features of Census 2021 The decennial exercise of Census headcount will begin from February 2021. About 25 lakh enumerators are being trained for accurate collection of data.Continue reading “Headline : Census 2021 to collect OBC data, use maps”

Headline : New quota and basic structure

Headline : New quota and basic structure Details : The news The 10% quota for economically weaker sections has been challenged in the Supreme Court on grounds of violating the ‘basic structure’ of Constitution.   Background The 124th Constitutional Amendment has been recently passed by the parliament. This amended two fundamental rights: Article 15 The BillContinue reading “Headline : New quota and basic structure”