Retributive justice Editorial 6th Dec’19 TheHindu

Headline : Retributive justice Editorial 6th Dec’19 TheHindu Details : Outcry for women’s safety after Hyderabad incident: The heinous rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad in late November shook the collective conscience of India. It resulted in an outcry for justice for the victim and outrage over the persisting lack of safety for womenContinue reading “Retributive justice Editorial 6th Dec’19 TheHindu”

An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament Editorial 21st Sep’19 TheHindu

Headline : An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament Editorial 21st Sep’19 TheHindu Details : Access to all of good quality analysis on economic, fiscal or financial matters is important for democracy: For an effective democracy, it is important for our electorate and the representatives to have an independent, non-partisan source for these hard facts and evidence. This isContinue reading “An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament Editorial 21st Sep’19 TheHindu”

Automobile industry: Analysis

Headline : Putting the pedal to the metal Editorial 6th Sep’19 TheHindu Details : Automobile industry: The automobile industry is notoriously cyclical (that is, it sees frequent cycles of ups and downs). It is also a lead indicator for economic growth. The industry is also a lead indicator for economic growth. It has been slowing down forContinue reading “Automobile industry: Analysis”

Bank merger announcement is a needless distraction Editorial 5th Sep’19 IndianExpress

Headline : Bank merger announcement is a needless distraction Editorial 5th Sep’19 IndianExpress Details : Public Sector Bank (PSB) merger: In a major reform measure, the Union Finance Ministry has announced the merger of 10 public sector banks (PSBs) into four entities. Seen as a response to slowdown: The announcement comes in the wake of growthContinue reading “Bank merger announcement is a needless distraction Editorial 5th Sep’19 IndianExpress”

Science for disaster management Editorial 31st Aug’19 TimesOfIndia

Headline : Science for disaster management Editorial 31st Aug’19 TimesOfIndia Details : Managing disaster and emergency risks: In an increasingly interconnected world, disaster and emergency risks are becoming more complex and difficult to manage. Therefore, it is critically important to optimise the application of scientific and technological capabilities to understand, reduce and manage disaster and emergencyContinue reading “Science for disaster management Editorial 31st Aug’19 TimesOfIndia”

A road map to transforming India’s energy Editorial 30th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : A road map to transforming India’s energy Editorial 30th Aug’19 HindustanTimes Details : India progressing: Forty years ago, India barely had a car manufacturer, was way behind in the space race, and had an insignificant IT sector. Today, India is the world’s fourth largest car manufacturer, and is set to become only the fourth countryContinue reading “A road map to transforming India’s energy Editorial 30th Aug’19 HindustanTimes”

India’s water crisis: All stakeholders must come together Editorial 29th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : India’s water crisis: All stakeholders must come together Editorial 29th Aug’19 HindustanTimes Details : Water stress in India: India is home to 17% of world’s population, but has only 4% of the world’s fresh water resources. At present, 75% of Indian households do not have access to drinking water, and close to 90% of ruralContinue reading “India’s water crisis: All stakeholders must come together Editorial 29th Aug’19 HindustanTimes”

Appointment of CDS will fill a void in India’s defence system Editorial 16th Aug’19 IndianExpress

Headline : Appointment of CDS will fill a void in India’s defence system Editorial 16th Aug’19 IndianExpress Details : PM announcing the creation of CDS: One of the most significant announcements made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day in 2019 is the creation of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). The CDS is expectedContinue reading “Appointment of CDS will fill a void in India’s defence system Editorial 16th Aug’19 IndianExpress”

August 2019- Week 2: Q&A, Editorial Analysis

1) Incisive interventions that blunt the RTI’s edge Editorial 10th Aug’19 TheHindu https://upscexpress.com/2019/08/10/incisive-interventions-that-blunt-the-rtis-edge-editorial-10th-aug19-thehindu/ 2) While the frequency of forest fire appears to have increased in the country, India’s approach towards forest fire management has significant gaps. Elucidate. (10 marks) https://upscexpress.com/2019/08/10/while-the-frequency-of-forest-fire-appears-to-have-increased-in-the-country-indias-approach-towards-forest-fire-management-has-significant-gaps-elucidate-10-marks-2/ 3) What is the significance of the UN Security Council? Discuss the need for reformsContinue reading “August 2019- Week 2: Q&A, Editorial Analysis”

Economy: RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes Details : Rate cut by RBI: Inflation is within control. The economy is slowing down.  RBI has lowered its growth projections for the first half of the year sharply. The RBI’s projections indicate that it expects growth to improve in theContinue reading “Economy: RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes”