Open Data Week

Open Data Week   Context: Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launches ‘Open Data Week’ Event will see participation from all 100 Smart Cities that will be publishing high quality datasets and data blogs on the Smart Cities Open Data Portal  About the initiative: Ministry […]

NLC India Ltd

NLC India Ltd   Context: Minister Shri Pralhad Joshi Launches New Rehabilitation & Resettlement Policy of NLC India Ltd Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi said that NLC India Ltd, a Navratna public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Coal […]

Sixth mass extinction

Sixth mass extinction     Context: The ongoing sixth mass extinction may be one of the most serious environmental threats to the persistence of civilization, according to new research. Earth was once home to two million known species. According to the study, however, since 1500, as many as […]

 Inter-faith marriages

 Inter-faith marriages   Context: The law that governs inter-faith marriages in the country, the Special Marriage Act (SMA), 1954,is being challenged for endangering the lives of young couples who seek refuge under it. More than a year after a writ petition was moved before the Supreme […]

Realizing Mediation Potential in India

Realizing Mediation Potential in India   Context: The Chief Justice of India (CJI), speaking at the India-Singapore Mediation Summit in July 2021 had said that mediation should be made mandatory as a first step in dispute resolution and that a law should be framed in this regard. The […]


LIVESTOCK HEALTH   Context: According to Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying the 20th Livestock Census report following observations can be made: The release provides key results reflecting the aggregate counts of various species as well as its comparison with the previous census. The total Livestock population is 535.78 […]


FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY   Context: The world has recently seen the rise of authoritarian rulers in many countries. Democratic tenets which have been under attack in recent years appear set to face more onslaughts this year. The United States which was widely viewed as a […]