07 Apr, 2020

  • MPLADS Suspended, PM, MPs to take 30% salary cut (Polity & Governance) (MPLADS, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation)
  • Pench Tiger deaths raises COVI-19 Fears; New York Zoo Tiger tests positive for virus (Environment) (Pench Tiger Reserve)
  • Preparing for SAARC 2.0 - Article (International Relations) (India's leadership Role in Reviving SAARC)
  • Farmers are at their wits' end - Article - (Economy and Social Justice) (Global Food Security amid pandemic)
  • Democracy should not permit a trade-off - Article- (Polity & Governance) (Authoritarian Nature of countries during COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Cash less Indians, the new normal and survival - Article - (Economy & Social Justice) (Need for re-monetisation for the poor through DBT)
  • Summary for Prelims
  • Question of the day (International Groupings)

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    SUSPENSION OF MPLADS AND SALARY CUT FOR MPS

    The Union Cabinet has approved to cut 30% salary of all members of Parliament by making an amendment to The Salaries, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954 through an ordinance. The amount deducted from salaries of MPs will go to the Consolidated Fund of India

    • About MP Local Area Development (MPLAD) Scheme

     

    ABOUT PENCH TIGER RESERVE       

    A tiger has passed away due to “respiratory illness” in Pench Tiger Reserve (MP).

    • About Pench Tiger Reserve

     

    PREPARING FOR SAARC 2.0

    SAARC has been dormant for several years due to regional tensions (mainly India-Pakistan), it is worth stressing that the fight against COVID-19 has brought few positive developments as well. And one of them is activity of SAARC after many years.

    • What shows that SAARC is beginning to become active?
    • Is there a possibility for revival of SAARC?

     

    IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON FOOD SECURITY AND FARMERS

    The outbreak of COVID-19 has raised global concerns related to food security and adverse impact on farmers. In this regard, this article seeks to answer three interrelated questions:

    • Does the world have enough food to feed its people?
    • Is food available at affordable prices?
    • How the COVID-19 outbreak affects farmers?

     

    RISE OF AUTHORITARIANISM DURING COVID-19

    The article argues that amid the crisis caused due to national lockdown, the government has become authoritarian and is using violent means to enforce the lockdown. The decision to close down an entire country without simultaneously recognising the specificities of Indian society has resulted in brutality and violence. 

    • Amassing Power by Government
    • Example of Amassing Power by Different Countries
    • Impact of Countries getting Authoritarian

     

    NEED TO REMONETIZE ECONOMY AFTER COVID-19     

    The lockdown and consequent economic impact highlights the prevalence of cash inequality in India with more than 45% of the population rendered cashless, according to the findings of the author.

    • Impact of the lockdown on cash economy
    • What should be done?
    Comments

    Megha kumari 3 months ago

    notes are not downloadable plz provide in pdf format

    Mayank gupta 3 months ago

    10

    Akshay Shakya 3 months ago

    Got 10

    KALERU DEEPAK 3 months ago

    10

     

    raju kumar jha 3 months ago

    i got ten 10 hahaaa

    SHUBHAJIT ROY 3 months ago

    sir provide pdf format ,notes are not downloaded

     

    Mrs Harshala Sarode 2 months ago

    7.33