Topic 1 : American Freedom Struggle

Context: Recently, America celebrated their hard won victory from the oppressive tax system of the British Empire and their freedom from the British Empire.

The American War of Independence:

The Mahatma Gandhi Link:

About the Boston Tea Party:

Context: The President of India addressed the closing ceremony of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Alluri Sitarama Raju at Hyderabad recently. 

About Alluri Sitharama Raju

Context: Rechristened GIFT NIFTY, the popular Singapore Exchange (SGX) NIFTY started trading from GIFT City in Gujarat recently.

Key details:


Significance for India:

Topic 4:  The legality of the Delhi Ordinance

Context: The Ordinance promulgated by the President recently amending the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act 1991(GNCTD Act) took away the services from the jurisdiction of the Delhi government.

About the SC verdict:

Topic 5: Mo Jungle Jami Yojana

Context: The Odisha government announced the launch of a scheme to strengthen forest rights among tribals and forest dwellers across the state’s districts.

About the scheme:

About the Forest Rights Act:The Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006 recognizes the rights of the forest dwelling tribal communities and other traditional forest dwellers to forest resources.The Act empowers the forest dwellers:to access and use the forest resources in the manner that they were traditionally accustomed,to protectconserve and manage forestsprotect forest dwellers from unlawful evictions andbasic development facilities for the community of forest dwellers to access facilities of education, health, nutrition, infrastructure etc.

Topic 6: Growth recession

Context: US stock markets are soaring even as the economy struggles to avoid recession. The US is neither fully in recession nor growing to its full potential which is known as growth recession.

About Growth recession:

Topic 7: Leptospirosis

Context: Leptospirosis has emerged as an important infectious disease in the world today.

About the disease:

Way forward:

Topic 8: Jowar

Context: A new study titled “Climate resilience of dry season cereals in India” focusing on two main Rabi cereals in India — wheat and jowar —  has highlighted the need for climate-smart agriculture interventions.

Key details about the study:

About Jowar:

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