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India Corruption Survey 2019 India Corruption Survey: Incidents of bribery in the country declined by 10%

According to the latest India Corruption Survey carried out in 20 states, Incidents of bribery in the country have reduced by 10 per cent since last year. People in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kerala, Goa and Odisha reported low instances of corruption, while Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Punjab […]

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BrahMos cruise missile - INS Kochi BrahMos cruise missile test-fired from INS Kochi

India’s supersonic cruise missile, BrahMos was successfully test-fired from a naval warship on Thursday. It has a strike-range of over 290 km and was test-fired from the Navy’s stealth destroyer INS Kochi, hitting a decommissioned target ship in the Arabian Sea. The second ship of Project 15-A “Kolkata-class” guided missile destroyer test-fired the advanced missile […]

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Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill SPG Bill Passed in Lok Sabha amidst Walkouts and Protests

The Lok Sabha recently passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019. As per the changes made, the SPG will now protect the Prime Minister and members of his immediate family residing at him at his official residence. The bill has made amendments to the SPG Act of 1988 which was an act of the […]

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu Bill to merge Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu passed by Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha has passed the Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories Bill, 2019). The bill which contains provisions for the merger of two Union Territories into one after being passed by the Lower House, now awaits the approval of Rajya Sabha. The move comes three months after Jammu […]

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transgender persons bill 2019 The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill Passed by Rajya Sabha

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 cleared by Rajya Sabha by a Voice Vote without any amendments. Earlier, it was passed by the Lok Sabha during its monsoon session on August 5, 2019. The Bill was moved in the Parliament by Thawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment and is aimed […]

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CARTOSAT-3 Satellite ISRO Successfully Launches Cartosat-3 and 13 USA’s Nanosatellite by PSLV-C47

The Indian Space research Organization (ISRO) launched the advanced earth imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 other commercial nano-satellites for the USA on 27th November 2019. CARTOSAT-3 was launched from the second launch pad at the Salish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota at the scheduled time of 9:28 AM. It was the ninth […]

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Commonwealth Youth Parliament Delhi Inaugurates the Commonwealth Youth Parliament

In a first, the Delhi assembly became the first one in India to host the 10th Commonwealth Youth Parliament from 25th-27th November. The Delhi assembly along with the Lok Sabha is striving to make the event a successful one. 47 Participants from 24 countries including 11 from India are taking part in the event. Mock […]

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‘FIT INDIA’ School Grading System PM Launches ‘FIT INDIA’ School Grading System

Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the FIT INDIA School grading systems in schools across the country. Explaining about the grading Mr. Modi said that “Schools can declare themselves fit by visiting the FIT INDIA portal.” The Fit India School ranking system has been drawn up by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in […]

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Time-Management Tips for UPSC Aspirants Effective Time Management Tips for UPSC Aspirants

UPSC Civil Services Examination, in practical is one of the longest duration examination processes in the country. The stages of the exam are spread over almost a year and if you couple this with the average preparation time required to ace the exam, the amount of time is huge. Discipline is a very key prerequisite […]

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Current Affairs in UPSC CSE Preparation Importance of Current Affairs in UPSC CSE Preparation

Current affairs are one of the vital cogs of the UPSC preparation. Be it the Prelims or Mains, an aspirant can never afford to underplay this aspect of UPSC. With each passing year, UPSC has progressively moved towards putting forth a more dynamic question paper rather than the conventional types of the past years. These […]

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