The Debate Over Census

The Debate Over Census Background: In 1872, India undertook its first census, which was carried out asynchronously in various regions of the nation. From 1881 until 2011, India consistently conducted decadal censuses despite epidemics, global wars, Partition, and other unrest. It is now becoming increasingly […]

The stark reasons why Bengaluru is sinking

The stark reasons why Bengaluru is sinking For Mains The causes of the flooding Hydrological and climate experts have repeatedly highlighted the risk caused by encroaching into lakes and watersheds, destroying wetlands and concretisation of lands. Due to the rapid expansion of Bengaluru’s IT Centres, […]

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Weapons of Mass Destruction With US and Russia tensions rising to cold war era levels due to the conflict in Ukraine, we can take this time to take a look at the reason why cold war remained cold, the reason behind MAD doctrine viz Weapons […]

P-5 Joint Nuclear Statement

P-5 Joint Nuclear Statement Context: On 3 January 2022, all the five permanent members (P-5) of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) issued a joint statement on preventing nuclear war and avoiding arms race. Incidentally, these five countries are also the nuclear weapon countries recognised […]