The Doing Business project by the World Bank provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies. India, recently, has been performing quite well of the Ease of Doing Business Rankings. India now ranks 77 among 190 economies (2019). What is Ease of Doing Business … [Read more...] about Ease of Doing Business – ‘The Rank’ Explained
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The latest ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsule (for the month of October 2018) is released. The Monthly MCQs eBooks (PDFs) can be downloaded for FREE from the ClearIAS Store – for a limited period. What is peculiar about ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsules? ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsules (CCC) are … [Read more...] about ClearIAS Current Affairs Capsule October 2018 – Monthly MCQs eBook (PDF) Now Available to Download (for FREE)
Sabarimala Temple row is all about the conflict between tradition and women rights. As per traditions and customs, women between 10 and 50 years of age were not allowed to enter into Sabarimala Temple. But the situation changed when the Supreme Court on September 28, 2018, ruled that … [Read more...] about Sabarimala Temple Issue – Should Women of All Ages Be Allowed To Enter?
Yes, even after slavery is abolished, many people live the life of slaves - modern slaves. According to a Walk Free Foundation report in 2016, there were 46 million people enslaved worldwide in 2016. There were 18.3 million people in India living in the forms of modern slavery (about 39% of … [Read more...] about Modern Slavery – Why Contemporary Slavery in India Should Be an Urgent Concern?
In India only about 16 out of 100 people booked for criminal offences are finally convicted. Low rate of conviction points to the inefficiency of the Criminal Justice System of India - which includes the police, prosecutors, and the judiciary. This results in a big problem of people losing faith … [Read more...] about Criminal Justice System of India – Is it time to implement the Malimath Committee Report?
71 Model Questions for UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam (written). The questions are based on the eBook (PDF) "Current Issues - What's Hot Today? [Analysis of 75 Important Events of National and International Importance]". Buy the ebook (PDF) 71 Model Questions for UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam … [Read more...] about 71 Model Questions for UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam
This is the 3rd Edition of the book “Current Issues – What’s hot today?”. The book covers 75 most probable topics (issues) for UPSC Mains and Interview. We thank all our readers for the warm support and reception given for the first and second editions. Peculiarities of the book - Current Issues – … [Read more...] about 75 Most Important Topics for UPSC Mains and Interview – Download Current Issues E-Book (3rd Edition)
Kerala Floods 2018: Kerala is facing its worst flood in 100 years. Never before had the State witnessed a calamity of this scale. 80 dams opened, 300+ lives lost and 2,25000+ people are in about 1500+ relief camps. Please join us in rescue and recovery. Kerala Floods - How can you help in … [Read more...] about Kerala Floods 2018 – Please Join Us in Rescue and Recovery
Net Neutrality (Network Neutrality) is the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) should treat all data on the Internet equally. Who are the Internet Service Providers (ISPs)? Companies like Airtel, BSNL, Reliance (Jio), Vodaphone, Idea etc who provide Internet Service. How can ISPs … [Read more...] about Net Neutrality – Explained In Simple Terms
Is there a Growing Regional Divide in India? The North India-South India Divide became a topic of debate recently when former Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah raised the issue of North developing at South's expense. This is what Siddaramaiah had said Historically, the South has been … [Read more...] about North India-South India Divide – Is there a Growing Regional Divide in India?