Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar and Malnutrition

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar and Malnutrition

GS2: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   What is the issue? The outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar has led to close to 350 cases and around 100 deaths. While...
Libyan Crisis and the aftermath

Libyan Crisis and the aftermath

GS2: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   What is the issue? The Tripoli based government of Libya has decided to launch a peace initiative. Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of the...
A High Powered Committee to be set up for Agriculture

A High Powered Committee to be set up for Agriculture

GS2: Agriculture reforms, issues and related constraints.   What is the issue? Prime Minister announced a high powered committee to recommend structural reforms in agriculture, at the 5th meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog. BACKGROND Indian...
Need for the Simultaneous Election

Need for the Simultaneous Election

GS2: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive   What is the issue? The Centre has decided to form a committee to examine the issue of conducting the simultaneous elections. BACKGROUND The “One Nation, One Election” idea envisages a system where...