Gs Paper II – The Core IAS

Gs Paper II

This is about mains answer writing GS PAPER II

India-Maldives Relation

Bilateral ties: Political relation People to people relations: Indian community second largest expatriate community Economic relations: Tourism Humanitarian assistance Capacity building and Training: Greater Male connectivity Project Importance of Maldives A very special place in the ‘Neighborhood First Policy’ and the ‘SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) vision of the Government of …

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PoSH Act

Context: India’s 30 national sports federations do not have an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), a legal requirement under the Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act, 2013. The government’s committee headed by boxer M C Mary Komthat looked into the allegations of the wrestlers who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against WFI CHIEF, has flagged …

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How is a ‘national party’ in India defined

Context: The Election Commission Monday recognised the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a national party, while revoking that status of the All India Trinamool Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Communist Party of India (CPI). The Commission also revoked the state party status granted to RLD in Uttar Pradesh, BRS in Andhra Pradesh, PDA in …

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Principles of ‘Natural Justice’ and ‘Proportionality’

Context: The Supreme Court set aside the orders passed by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in January 2022, and the Kerala High Court in March 2022, refusing to renew Malayalam news channel Media One’s broadcast license. In doing so, Supreme Court upheld the appeal filed by media one’s parent company, Madhyamam Broadcasting, in the case of …

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Competition (Amendment) Bill passed: Effect on Big Tech

Context: Just as the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal released its final verdict upholding the competition’s regulator’s findings that Google abused its market dominance in the Android ecosystem, the Lok Sabha passed a piece of competition-related legislation, the Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2023 which could pose a new frontier of challenges for Google and other global …

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International Criminal Court

Context: The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin, for the alleged war crime of unlawfully deporting and transferring children from occupied areas of Ukraine to the Russian Federation. While the former relates to the “unlawful deportation or transfer or unlawful confinement”, the latter relates to the direct or …

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India-Australia relationship

Context: The two countries are important partners in the Indo-Pacific and cooperate closely in a wide range of sectors. With Australian PM Anthony Albanese’s visit to India, here are some key aspects of the bilateral relationship. Historical perspective: The India-Australia bilateral relationship has been underpinned by the shared values of pluralistic, Westminster-style democracies, Commonwealth traditions, …

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