Northeast monsoon

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena. Northeast monsoon What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Meaning, impacts and significance. Context: The northeast, or winter, monsoon has ended on a high, with an overall surplus rainfall being recorded for the season. The year that just went by witnessed the rare meteorological coincidence of the northeast (winter) monsoon …

Lord Curzon

Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. Lord Curzon What to study? For Prelims: Reforms and key events during his rule. For Mains: Implications of his policies. Context: Bengal Governor Tweets About “Iconic” Lord Curzon Table, Gets Trolled. The table was apparently …

Savitribai Phule

Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. Savitribai Phule What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key contributions. Context: Birth anniversary of Indian Social Reformer Savitribhai Phule is observed on January 3. Key facts: Born in Naigaon in Maharashtra on January 3, …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SDG INDIA INDEX 2019-20

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SDG INDIA INDEX 2019-20 Introduction: NITI Aayog has recently released the second edition of Sustainable development goals India Index which comprehensively documents the progress made by all states and union Territories towards achieving the 2030 SDG targets. While Kerala has retained the top position in states, Bihar is at the bottom …