Indus Waters Treaty (IWT)

Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) Indus Waters Treaty was brokered by the World Bank after nine year long negotiations on September 19, 1960. Under the treaty all the waters of three Eastern rivers, namely Ravi,Sutlej and Beas […]

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 External Sector For Mains The threat to Dollar centric trade Countries outside the West particularly the Global South are finding ways to circumvent dollar in their international trade through; Currency swap agreements; Trade in national […]

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a permanent intergovernmental international organization for regional security. SCO was created in 2001 after Uzbekistan joined the Shanghai Five which was constituted by Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and […]

Developing schools without barriers

Developing schools without barriers #GS-02 Social Security For Mains The need children with disabilities (CWD) friendly infrastructure A UNESCO 2019 report discovered that Children With Disabilities comprise 1.7% of the total population of children in India. More than 70% of five-year-olds with disabilities in India […]

Data Protection for Minors

Data Protection for Minors #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Cyber Security For Mains The need for data protection for minors The current draft of Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill, 2022 provides for mandatory parental consent for all data processing activities by any person aged under 18 […]

Basic Structure doctrine

Basic Structure doctrine #GS-02 Judiciary For Prelims Basic Structure doctrine Constitution under Article 368 grants power to the Parliament to amend the constitution in case of a necessity. The doctrine of basic structure is an Indian judicial innovation to maintain the integrity of the constitution […]

POCSO Act

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act #GS-02 Governance For Prelims POCSO Act Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was enacted on June 19, 2012. The aim of the act is the protection of children from sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography. […]

Norovirus

Norovirus #GS-02 Healthcare, #GS-03 Science and Technology For Prelims Norovirus Norovirus is highly contagious and can cause inflammation in the stomach lining and the intestines resulting in vomiting and diarrhoea similar to rotavirus. A person can develop symptoms 12 to 48 hours after being exposed […]

Prison Reforms in India

Prison Reforms in India #GS-02 Governance For Prelims Committees for Prison Reforms in India Justice Mulla Committee 1983 Major recommendations Government should create an All India cadre for prison staff. Bring prison under the concurrent list. Government should form a National Policy on Prisons. Government […]