GS-II: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in Various Sectors
Critically examine the rationale behind the recent order from the Punjab government to ban songs that glorify weapons and violence.
To address the issue of gun culture in the state, the Punjabi government recently approved an order banning the public exhibition of guns, including on social media, as well as songs that celebrate violence and weaponry. Gun culture in Punjab: ..
Comment on India’s dependence on imports for the electric vehicle market from China. What should be India’s strategy to beat the Chinese influence over the EV market?
Climate change is once again in the spotlight as COP27 gets underway in Egypt. The global effort to reduce carbon emissions relies heavily on electric cars (EVs). The switch to EVs is essential in India, which is grappling with ..
Discuss the need to regulate the content on television channels in India. How is India regulating satellite TV channels?
Guidelines for Uplinking and Downlinking of Television Channels in India, 2022, were recently adopted by the Union Cabinet. Key highlights: Every day for 30 minutes, television networks will have to air programming that is in the public interest or in ..
There has been significant discussion about the regulation of social media and other digital platforms, and the matter continues to be discussed as regulatory authorities, social media firms, and users make headlines on a regular basis. Social media networks monitor ..
In light of the recent Supreme Court order upholding the 2014 amendments to the EPFO pension scheme, give an overview of this social security scheme. How is the apex court’s order expected to affect the pensions segment?
Recently, the Supreme Court in a crucial judgment upheld the Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2014 of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) as “legal and valid”. EPFO Pension Scheme: EPF is the main scheme under the Employees’ Provident Funds and ..
Comment on the decision to conduct surveys in madrasas by the UP government. What are the challenges faced by these institutions?
Madrasas are religious schools made primarily for the study of religion of Islam. They emerged in India to counter the imposition of Christian values on fellow muslims during British rule. Legal provisions for Madrasas: The constitution under article 25 provides ..