Daily Archives: 01 February, 2017

Indian Polity : Who tenders resignation to whom – Factsheet Important for Prelims

A very common question asked in UPSC Prelims , Test Series and other GK based quizzes is of the following nature Q) The Vice President tenders resignation to whom? a) President b) Chief Justice of India c) Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha d) None of the above One of our regular ForumIAS Study Portal FollowersRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 01 February 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [1]. Note ban a radical measure: CEA [2]. SC rejects plea to stay Jallikattu law [3]. Kathmandu meet to finalise SAARC budget, agenda Editorial/OPINION [1]. Demonetisation’s long shadow [2]. Drawing up a diet plan [3]. This land is their land ECONOMY[The Hindu] [1]. Reward States’ good fiscal show [2]. CSO revisesRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 1


Daily Editorial – GoI suggests SEC for appointment of Judges

GoI suggests SEC for appointment of Judges Context What is SEC? Will it restrict the authority of Collegium? Why is SEC necessary? How will SEC be constituted? Other Possible Solutions to improve judicial infrastructure:- Conclusion Problems in Indian Judiciary Poor Judicial Infrastructure Pendency of Cases. Disposal of cases Other Problems: GoI suggests SEC for appointmentRead Full Article

Daily Editorial – Economic Survey on “Demonetization”

Economic Survey on “Demonetization” Short-term costs of Demonetization Demonetization affects the economy through three different channels Macroeconomic consequences of Demonetization Benefits of Demonetization The follow up action suggestions as made by economic survey are Economic Survey on “Demonetization” This year’s survey is out and has a full chapter dedicated to on the aspect of “Demonetization”,Read Full Article

Update : 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 26th January 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [1]. T.N.’s new jallikattu law faces challenge in Supreme Court [2]. Transparency puts India on list for failing to curb corruption [3]. India, UAE sign strategic partnership pact Editorial/OPINION [1]. Marching with a clear message [2]. Donations and Disclosures [3]. Women and invisible work ECONOMY [1].Centre yet to decide on digitalRead Full Article

Live Blog : Union Budget 2017 Updates Live Blog : Union Budget 2017 Updates

Union Budget 2017 is being presented now.  Keep visiting this page for Live Updates. Keep Refreshing the page for getting the new Live updates. To listen to the Budget Speech Live: Click Here  Find the Live Updates and Highlights of the Union Budget 2017 below: The underlying theme of countless good governance issues faced byRead Full Article

Union Budget 2017 : Listen to the Budget Speech Union Budget 2017 : Listen to the Budget Speech

Dear Aspirants, Listen to the Budget Speech by Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley Here The Union budget 2017-2018 in being presented in the Lok Sabha. This will also be the first time that the Railway Budget will not be presented separately and will be a part of the Union budget presented by Arun Jaitley. This year’s budget is watchedRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 27

Answered : How does patriarchy impact the position of a middle-class working woman in India? Answered: “The weak can never forgive; forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Discuss. Answered: What do ethics seek to promote in human life? Why are they all the more important in public administration?  

Must Read News Articles – February 1 Must Read News Articles – February 1

Archives The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Note ban a radical measure: CEA: Demonetisation will have an impact on economic growth. SC rejects plea to stay jallikattu law: A few hours after the President gave his assent on Tuesday to the Tamil Nadu amendments in the Prevention of Cruelty Act of 1960 to allow jallikattu, the SupremeRead Full Article