Sex ratio in India is highly imbalanced and tilted grossly towards male population. This is reflected in the figures of Census 2011 according to which adult sex ratio is 943 while child sex ratio is 919. What are the reasons for low Sex Ratio?
Auto industry consists of manufacturing of Moped to Harvesters. It is an indicator to economic growth in real terms because healthy and growing automobile sector indicates overall growing economy, agro-economy, good roads, rising income and employment. The industry currently employs 13 million people and contributes nearly 6% of National GDP. Locational Factors that affect Automobile […]
Suicides in India have increased by 23% from 2000 to 2015 according to data released by the National Health Profile, 2018. India now accounts for over a third of the world’s annual female suicides and nearly a fourth of male suicides. Suicide is a major public health problem, with far-reaching socioeconomic, political, and emotional consequences. What’s the whole issue and causes behind the same, Lets see in this edition of the CRITICAL THINKERS.
After declaring Nagaland as a disturbed area, AFSPA was extended for 06 months till June-end. Is it really required? It has been reported the the centre government (through a notification by MHA) has declared Nagaland ‘disturbed area’ for six months and extended the AFSPA, by exercising the powers conferred in Section 3 of ADSPA, 1958. […]
The premiers of India and Russia met and initiated a high level conversation which focused on defence and counter-terrorism. Analysis The news focused on Indo-Russia defence cooperation and steps taken for counter-terrorism. It was also significant because it discussed about the security situation in Afghanistan. There was a strategic dialogue between India and Japan aimed […]
India’s history with wireless services began early. The first experimental wireless telegraphy links were demonstrated as early as 1902. A Department of Wireless Telegraph was created soon thereafter, and wireless telegraphy came into routine use in Calcutta at Diamond Harbour in 1908. However, we still had to wait for 90 more years for wireless technology. […]
Sedition Law is in news for quite some time now, framing plethora of questions in the minds of young people. Is it against Democracy? Is it against freedom of speech? Let’s find out in this edition of CRITICAL THINKERS. What is Sedition? In simple words, Sedition is an act against state/government. Section 124 of IPC […]
Union Home Minister introduced and passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha. The Bill seeks to facilitate acquisition of citizenship by six identified minority communities namely Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh who came to India before 31st Dec., 2014. It has led to a series of […]
Gist Co-development of advanced weapons still remains a dream for the 6-year old INDO-US pact under the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI). Analysis The Indo-US pact to produce futuristic weapons and technologies as part of their expanded strategic partnership has failed to deliver any concrete results, as reported. What is DTTI? It is one […]
The prime Minister of India on December 25th, 2018 inaugurated India’s longest rail cum road bridge across the Brahmaputra. North Eastern India comes more closer to the mainland India by opening of Bogibeel Bridge. It also has a strategic importance along with better connectivity. The Bogibeel Bridge measures 4.94 km and connects Dibrugarh on its […]