Issues In News : National Interest


In ‘Issues in News’, we cover those issues, which are making headlines as of now, and consequently there is a possibility of these issues finding their way to the question papers, whether ‘Prelims’ or of ‘Mains’. The Objective here is to expose an aspirant to 15/20 different issues every month, so that by the end of the year, the aspirant covers nearly 200 (odd) issues, which can be raised in the form of questions.

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Malnutrition
Issues In News : National Interest

Malnutrition

Despite decades of efforts to fight this malaise, India’s nutrition profile is still one of the most alarming in the world. The Global Hunger Index (2020) placed India precariously at the 94th spot among 107 [Read More]

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Water Crisis in India
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Water Crisis in India

As the summer knocks on the door, water becomes a precious commodity in India and almost becomes worth its weight in gold. The country that houses 18% of the world’s population, unfortunately, has to contend [Read More]

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Women’s Participation in Labour Force

Workforce of a nation is one of the most important factors/resources that steer the country and plays a pivotal role in its growth and development. Women account for approximately 50% of the world population. However, [Read More]

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Mental Health

While delivering a speech at NIMHANS in 2017, the former President of India, Sri Ramnath Kovind, warned India about the imminent mental health epidemic that India is staring at. But the nation hasn’t paid much [Read More]

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Sri Lanka’s Crisis

Sri Lanka, Asia’s oldest democracy, is facing its worst politico-economic crisis since its independence. People have thronged the roads demanding the resignation of the regime. The angry agitators stormed into the presidential complex, replicating the [Read More]

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NGOs
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Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)

The recent amendments to the FCRA act have once again raked up the issue of strangulation of NGOs through regulatory overkill. NGOs have been operating in India even since before the independence. Their services have [Read More]

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Child Labour
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Child Labour

Children are often regarded as close to God and are looked upon as someone who brings joy, laughter, and happiness. The future of any nation depends on the children, who are the foundational stones of [Read More]

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Tribal Health in India

The well-being of any community is significantly influenced by its health. One of the key components of human growth and advancement is regarded to be health. A person’s physical and mental well-being is considered to [Read More]

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Anti-Defection Law: A Legal Fiction?
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Anti-Defection Law: A Legal Fiction?

The recent political turmoil brewed up in states like Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra have raked up the issue of otherwise ignored Anti-defection law. In what has now become the standard operating procedure, several MLAs [Read More]

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More Power to Divyangjan

Incapacity and disability are often used interchangeably. Due to general public view and prejudices, there is a widespread underestimating of Divyangjan’s abilities and potential, which feeds a cycle of underachievement. Negative attitudes toward disability may [Read More]

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