Updated on 13 November, 2019
GS 2- Governance
A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the court in the Bommai case, which is the reigning authority on the use and misuse of Article 356, had held that political whim or fancy cannot form the basis for the President to proclaim central rule in a State
Vendors ask for halt on action against them till survey is over; to go on strike today
Declaration of assets by a judge is a voluntary act towards transparency.
The ruling holds the key to stability and future of the 110-day-old B.S. Yediyurappa-led BJP government
GS 2- Social issues
The last few years have seen the growth of several online education platforms that have sought to supplement traditional education.
Systematic failure to address needs results in 20% higher mortality, says the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science, Technology and Environment.
Premature deaths due to various causes, expressed as YLLs, too were unevenly distributed in terms of the burden on the states.
GS 2: International Relations
The U.S. and the OAS played a key role in Evo Morales’ ouster
‘Tiger Triumph’ aimed at developing interoperability for conducting operations
Russia backs the core point that BRICS, as a pillar of the emerging, fairer polycentric world order, has the same approach to key issues
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the BRICS Summit in Brazil, a look at how the grouping began and has since evolved, what are the issues it will take up, and what it means for India in the global order.
GS 3 -Indian Economy
Among large economies, the US and India have imposed the most trade restrictions in the past three years to promote domestic manufacturing, data shows
Introducing a new series without any changes will only entrench methodological problems and affect data credibility
The move to allow all firms with a net worth of ₹250 crore to set up fuel retail outlets aims to boost investment
Grouping believes new global rules to tax tech giants give undue taxation rights to US
GS 3 : Environment
Three-day survey finds 191 species of the insect, 12 of which are endemic to the biodiversity-rich region