National Youth Day

National Youth Day Context: National Youth Day 2022: Every year on January 12, India celebrates National Youth Day, also known as Yuva Diwas, to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda who was one of the most prominent philosophers, monks, and thinkers of India. This day […]


BARC   Context: In the spirit of the TRP Committee Report and  Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI’s) recommendation dated 28.04.2020, M/s Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC)  has undertaken revision in its processes, protocols, oversight mechanism and initiated changes in governance structure etc.  The reconstitution […]

Lok Adalat

Emergence of Lok Adalat as the most efficacious tool of Alternative Dispute Resolution   Context: A total number of 1,27,87,329 cases were disposed off in 2021. Due to technological advancement like E-Lok Adalats, Lok Adalats have reached doorsteps of parties National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) […]

Saraswathi River

Saraswathi River   Context:   Asserting that understanding the close link between geography and civilisation, noted economist, author and historian Sanjeev Sanyal recently highlighted the critical role River Saraswati played in our civilisational existence. “There is a close link between our geography and our civilization. […]


HATE SPEECH Context: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Ministry of Home Affairs and the police chiefs of Delhi and Uttarakhand to respond to petitions that people accusedof delivering hate speeches at a Dharm Sansad organised in Haridwar have not been arrested yet. A Bench led by […]


INDIA’S DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND   Demographic Dividend: Definition According toUnited Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), demographic dividend means, “the economic growth potential that can result from shifts in a population’s age structure, mainly when the share of the working-age population (15 to 64) is larger than the non-working-age share […]

Independence Of Election Commission

Independence Of Election Commission Context: Reports of the Chief Election Commissioner and his election commissioner attending an informal meeting with the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister  late last year has brought renewed focus on the independence and impartiality of the Election Commission of India. […]