China’s border law and India

China’s border law and India   Context:   China’s new law on land borders has come into effect from the new year. While some feel India should worry about its border areas, others note that China’s actions have been aggressive even without it.   About […]


Agri-spending   Context: While the overall budgetary allocation towards the agricultural sector has marginally increased by 4.4% in the Union Budget 2022-23, the rate of increase is lower than the current inflation rate of 5.5%-6%. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations […]

Left Wing Extremism (LWE)

Left Wing Extremism (LWE)   Context: Left Wing Extremism (LWE) related violence in the country has declined by 77% from all time high of 2258 incidents in 2009 to 509 in 2021. Similarly, resultant deaths (Civilians + Security Forces) have declined by 85% from all […]

Iran nuclear deal

Iran nuclear deal     Context: Western diplomats have set a deadline of later this month to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The deal was dismantled in 2018 by President Donald Trump.  Background: American officials are concerned about Iran’s rapid nuclear escalation after the […]


KISAN SAMPADA YOJANA Context: Ministry of Food Processing Industries has been organizing/sponsoring seminars, workshops, exhibitions, etc. for spreading awareness amongst stakeholders about the benefits available under various schemes of the Ministry with the aim to encourage investment in the sector.  In 2021, food processing summits […]

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)   Context: According to the study report “India: Health of the Nation’s States”- The India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative in 2017 by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), it is estimated that the proportion of deaths due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in […]