Going green: On Budget 2023’s and India’s net-zero commitment

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy and Related Issue/Environment-Conservation   Source: TH  Direction: The article covers initiatives taken by India to promote Green Growth & highlights proposals in the Union Budget in this regard.    Context: The Finance Minister’s latest Union Budget 2023-24 has laid emphasis on the government’s commitment to move towards net-zero carbon …

Poor literacy linked to worse mental health problems: Study

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Issues relating to Education/Health/Poverty/Hunger   Source: TH   Context: According to a recent study in India, people with poor literacy face more mental health problems such as loneliness, depression and anxiety. It is the first such study to look at the global picture of literacy and mental health.   Highlights of …

Parliament is ‘North Star’ of democracy, says Vice-President

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Parliament – Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of this/Separation of Powers   Source: TH  Direction: The controversy over whether the Basic Structure Doctrine or Parliament is the “north star” of democracy is highlighted in the article.    Context: Stepping up the legislature versus judiciary …