Sivagiri Pilgrimage

Sivagiri Pilgrimage   Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participated in the inaugural ceremony of year-long joint celebrations of the 90th anniversary of Sivagiri Pilgrimage and Golden Jubilee of Brahma Vidhyalaya   About Sivagiri:   Sivagiri is a village in the Varkala municipality of […]

LIC Initial Public Offering (IPO)

LIC Initial Public Offering (IPO)   Context: • The Centre stated recently that it had reduced the size of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) Initial Public Offering (IPO) in light of the current ‘volatile market’ environment.   Background: • The Union Government has […]

Labour Codes

Labour Codes   Context:   • Union Labour & Employment Minister has states that the labour codes which were passed in the parliament would be implemented soon.     What is the intention behind the labour laws? • The new labour codes are intended to […]

Sedition Law

Sedition Law   Context: The Supreme Court has fixed May 5 for final hearing of the petitions challenging the constitutionality of the sedition law and made it clear that it will not brook any delay in the form of requests for adjournment.   What is […]

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Context: • Globally, an estimated 2.9 million deaths and 402 million non-fatal injuries are attributed to occupational accidents and diseases. Background: • Occupational sickness and accidents account for 5.4 percent of worldwide GDP each year. • They manifest as presenteeism […]

Transformation in India’s Energy Ecosystem

Transformation in India’s Energy Ecosystem Context: • India’s Green Hydrogen Policy released on February 17, 2022 has addressed several critical challenges such as open access, waiver of inter-state transmission charges, banking, time-bound clearances, etc., and is expected to further boost India’s energy transition. Consumption in […]