To help all the serious aspirants in their UPSC journey of becoming a civil servant, JV’s has come up with the initiative titled Daily In-Depth Article. This section covers the most important topics relevant to UPSC In-Depth, covering the background and all important aspects of the particular topic from The Hindu and other important newspapers daily. The Hindu has been an inalienable part of UPSC Preparation. Aspirants should prepare for the Civil Services Prelims and the Mains Examination in an integrated manner and this initiative will help you in cover the current events of national and international importance in detail.
Context: The death of nine tourists in a landslip in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh is another pointer to the fragility of the ecology of the Himalayan States. Extraordinarily heavy rain made the hill slopes unstable and caused floods in built-up areas including Dharamshala. Himalayan landslide causes Geologists define a la... .Read more
Context: Climate, health, digital tech, and geo-economics will define the global conversation in the near future. India must be proactive in its foreign policy. Signs of changes in the global economic domain A new global minimum tax is being worked upon. The recent G7 meeting arrived at a consensus to apply a global minimum tax of at least 15 per ce... .Read more
Context: Phones of two serving union ministers, three opposition leaders, one constitutional authority, current and former heads of security organisations, administrators and 40 senior journalists and activists from India were allegedly bugged using an Israeli spy software called Pegasus and put on surveillance, according to an expose by a global consortium ... .Read more
Context: As the Supreme Court’s deadline for all states to join the One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) initiative nears, this is an opportune time to examine how the scheme has fared in its first two years. The Supreme Court directed all states and Union Territories to implement the One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) system, which allows ... .Read more
Background: An estimated 8.5 million third doses of DTP vaccine and 8.9 million first doses of measles vaccine were missed by children worldwide in 2020. Global and regional estimates of Covid-19’s impact on routine childhood immunisation indicates unparalleled disruptions in delivery of vaccines against measles (MCV1) and diphtheria, tetanus, ... .Read more
Context: The sugar industry has run up large arrears with farmers for the supply of cane. Sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh alone have run up arrears of over ₹8,447 crore for 2019-20 for the cane that they had already procured and crushed last season. This year, because of the extended lockdown, millers’ cash flows have been hit by a sharp f... .Read more