100 5G Labs

100 5G Labs Context: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has initiated the establishment of 100 5G Labs across educational institutions in India to promote innovation and engagement in 5G technologies among students and start-up communities. Relevance: GS-3 (Science and Technology) Highlights: Aim: To simplify the […]

Agricultural Transformation in West Bengal

Agricultural Transformation in West Bengal Context: Recently, West Bengal’s agricultural landscape has undergone a notable shift towards crop diversification. It involves farmers transitioning from traditional wheat cultivation to alternative crops like bananas, lentils, and maize. Relevance: GS-03 (Agriculture) GS-01 (Food Security) Key Highlights: The outbreak […]

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day Context: National Maritime Day is observed every year in India on 5 April to raise awareness about intercontinental commerce and the need for defending and preserving the country’s maritime zone. This year marks the 61st edition of National Maritime Day. Theme: “Navigating […]

On global indices measuring democracy

On global indices measuring democracy Context: India’s democratic credentials have come under scrutiny with recent assessments labeling it as “one of the worst autocratisers.” These evaluations by international organizations have sparked controversy, prompting the Indian Government to consider releasing its own democracy index. This article […]