Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)   What to study? For Prelims:about IPCC, working groups and assessment reports. For Mains: Climate change and role of IPCC in assessing these changes.   Context: IPCC Working Group III is meeting in India to further preparations …

The idea of regional Supreme Court Benches, and ‘divisions’ of the top court

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   The idea of regional Supreme Court Benches, and ‘divisions’ of the top court   What to study? For Prelims: Supreme Court- various benches and their establishment. For Mains: Need for division and more benches, challenges involved.   Context: Recently VP M …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 September 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30  September 2019 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services …