Sutlej River reduced to a rivulet due to constructions

Recently, a Supreme Court judge has said the construction of dams on the Sutlej has turned the trans-Himalayan river into a rivulet, altering the entire ecosystem and eco chain. He emphasised the critical link between the health of India’s agricultural sector and its rivers.  He also elaborated on how climate change is also harming agriculture  Sutlej Read More …

ISRO has a problem: many rockets, but too few satellites to launch

NOTE4Aspirants: Prelims level: Satellite launching vehicles; ISRO; Mains level: ISRO; Present Scenario of Satellites in India; Why in the News?  After the ambitious Next Generation Launch Vehicle (NGLV) was finalized in June 2024, ISRO Chairman S. Somanath stated its launch capability exceeded demand Read More …

Q. The phenomenon of ‘Urban Naxalism’ has gained attention in recent years, sparking debates on internal security and civil liberties. Examine the socio- economic factors contributing to this issue and evaluate the effectiveness of current government strategies in addressing it. (15 Marks, 250 Words)

Answer Published Core Demand of the Question Examine the socio- economic factors contributing to the issue of Urban Naxalism. Evaluate the effectiveness of current government strategies in addressing Urban Naxalism.  Answer: The term “Urban Naxalism” is broadly used to describe individuals in Read More …

Q. Geoglacial engineering has emerged as a potential solution to combat the effects of climate change, particularly sea-level rise. Critically analyze the prospects and challenges of implementing such technologies In Indian context. (15 Marks, 250 Words)

Core Demand of the Question Discuss how geoglacial engineering has emerged as a potential solution to combat the effects of climate change. Analyse the prospects of implementing Geoglacial engineering technologies in the Indian context. Explore challenges associated with Geoglacial engineering Read More …