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  • NGT Upholds Rights of Pastoralists in Banni Grasslands

    Why in News The National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered all encroachments to be removed from Gujarat's Banni grasslands within six months. The...

    25 May 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • India’s Brain Drain in Health Sector

    Why in News India has been a major exporter of healthcare workers to developed nations particularly to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries,...

    19 May 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • New Approach for Post-Covid Education

    Why in News Due to a surge in Covid-19 infections in the Second Wave of infections, the education of students in the entire nation is affected. Key...

    15 May 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Maratha Reservation Struck Down: SC

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) declared a Maharashtra law which provides reservation benefits to the Maratha community, taking the...

    06 May 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Waiving Intellectual Property Protection for Covid-19 Vaccines

    Why in News The United States has announced the support for waiving Intellectual Property (IP) protection for Covid-19 vaccines. The decision is...

    06 May 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Resurge in Covid Cases and Economic Recovery

    This Article is based upon “A Looming Economic Crisis” which was published in the Hindustan Times on 15 April, 2021. It talks about how...

    16 Apr 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Direct Payment of Minimum Support Price

    Why in News After the recent orders from the Food Corporation of India (FCI), the farm unions warned that the Centre’s insistence on direct...

    07 Apr 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

    This article is based on “Would cats bell themselves? The wait for the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights” which was...

    03 Apr 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin

    Why in News Due to adverse impact of Covid-19, only 5.4% of the sanctioned houses under the central government's flagship rural housing scheme,...

    31 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Revival of Millet Cultivation

    Why in News An International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) supported initiative to revive Kodo and Kutki Millets cultivation, started in...

    31 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • The Big Picture: Mines & Minerals (Amendment) Bill

    Why in News? Recently, the Lok Sabha has cleared the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Amendment Bill, 2021. The Bill...

    24 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Global Water Crisis: UNICEF

    Why in News According to a new report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), one in five children worldwide reside in areas...

    22 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Licensing Conditions for Telecom Companies Amended

    Why in News The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has amended licensing conditions for telecom companies. The new norms will be implemented...

    12 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Kala-azar Elimination: Bihar to Miss Deadline

    Why in News The new cases of Kala-azar or Visceral Leishmaniasis have been reported in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, casting serious doubt on...

    11 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • MT Swarna Krishna: International Women’s Day

    Why in News The Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has flagged off an all-women crew onboard Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) vessel...

    08 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • The Big Picture: Modernising the Armed Forces

    Why in News? Addressing a webinar on the effective implementation of the provisions of the Union Budget 2021-22 in the defence sector, the Prime...

    02 Mar 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • 6 Years of UJALA and SLNP

    Why in News The UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) and SLNP (Street Lighting National Programme) completed six years of successful...

    24 Feb 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Anti-Dumping Duty on Steel Imports from China

    Why in News Recently, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has initiated a probe to review the need for continuing imposition of...

    24 Feb 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • Health and Budget

    This article is based upon “Towards Swasth Bharat” which was published in The Hindu Business Line on February 18, 2021. It talks about...

    19 Feb 2021 Issues Relating to Development

  • The Big Picture: Bare Necessities Index

    Why in News? Despite the widespread efforts and improvements, inequalities in access to bare necessities like drinking water, sanitation,...

    16 Feb 2021 Issues Relating to Development

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