Taxing Tobacco products

Taxing Tobacco products #GS-02 Healthcare, #GS-03 Taxation For Mains Need to Change taxation methods of Tobacco Since the implementation of the Goods and Services Taxation (GST) tobacco taxes have not increased significantly. Hence, they have become more affordable in the past five years. The economic […]

Sub-categorisation of OBCs

Sub-categorisation of OBCs #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims Sub-categorisation of OBCs A commission under Justice G. Rohini was set up on October 2, 2017, under Article 340 of the Constitution for sub-categorisation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and equitable distribution of benefits reserved for […]

Indus Waters Treaty

  Indus Waters Treaty #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Indus Waters Treaty Indus Waters Treaty was brokered by the World Bank after nine year long negotiations on September 19, 1960. Under the treaty all the waters of three Eastern rivers, namely Ravi, Sutlej and Beas […]

Indus Waters Treaty (IWT)

Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) Indus Waters Treaty was brokered by the World Bank after nine year long negotiations on September 19, 1960. Under the treaty all the waters of three Eastern rivers, namely Ravi,Sutlej and Beas […]

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar

Contesting the hegemony of the dollar #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 External Sector For Mains The threat to Dollar centric trade Countries outside the West particularly the Global South are finding ways to circumvent dollar in their international trade through; Currency swap agreements; Trade in national […]

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a permanent intergovernmental international organization for regional security. SCO was created in 2001 after Uzbekistan joined the Shanghai Five which was constituted by Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and […]

Developing schools without barriers

Developing schools without barriers #GS-02 Social Security For Mains The need children with disabilities (CWD) friendly infrastructure A UNESCO 2019 report discovered that Children With Disabilities comprise 1.7% of the total population of children in India. More than 70% of five-year-olds with disabilities in India […]

Data Protection for Minors

Data Protection for Minors #GS-02 Governance, #GS-03 Cyber Security For Mains The need for data protection for minors The current draft of Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill, 2022 provides for mandatory parental consent for all data processing activities by any person aged under 18 […]

Basic Structure doctrine

Basic Structure doctrine #GS-02 Judiciary For Prelims Basic Structure doctrine Constitution under Article 368 grants power to the Parliament to amend the constitution in case of a necessity. The doctrine of basic structure is an Indian judicial innovation to maintain the integrity of the constitution […]