El Nino and Drought in Southern African Nations

Syllabus: GS1/Geography; GS3/Environment


About the El Nino:

Current Crisis:

Impact of El Nino on Global Weather:

Impact on India:

Source: TH

Kerala govt moves SC against President withholding Assent to its Bills

Syllabus: GS 2/Governance 

In News

Arguments of state government 

Constitutional Provisions on withholding Bills

Commissions recommendations

Supreme Court’s Observations

Conclusion and Way Forward 


EU Digital Markets Act

Syllabus: GS3/Economy

In Context


Laws in India Related to Fair Competition

Competition Act, 2002

About Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Source: TH

India’s fight against TB

Syllabus: GS2/Health


What is Tuberculosis?

India’s Burden of TB

Challenges Faced by India in Eliminating TB

Steps Taken by Government of India to Eliminate TB


Source: TH

Drop in Fertility Rate in India

Syllabus: GS2/Health


Major Findings

Reasons for Decline in Fertility Rate in India


Government Initiatives

Way Ahead

Source: IE

Income and Wealth Inequality in India

Syllabus :GS 3/Economy

In News

About the report 

Key findings


Suggestions and Way Ahead 

Source:  TH

Scope of Semiconductors industry 

Syllabus :GS 3 /Economy 

In News 

About Semiconductors 

Major players 

Status of India


Challenge and Issues 

Recent steps of Government 


Source : TH

Can CM of the State continue to occupy a public office: Lessons from the Senthil Balaji case

Syllabus:GS 2/Governance 


Do you know ?

– At the State level, the executive comprises the Governor and the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers
– The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor. 
a. The person who commands the majority support in the State Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) is appointed as the Chief Minister by the Governor. 
b. The other Ministers are appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister. 
c. The ministers included in the Council of Minister’s must belong to either House of the State legislature. 
d. A person who is not a member of the State legislature may be appointed a minister, but he/she ceases to hold office if he/she is not elected to the State legislature within six months of his appointment. 
e. The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to legislative assembly of the State.

Senthil Balaji case


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