Indian Economy Indian Industries

Location Factors behind Automobile Industry and Its Growth Trend in India

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 […]

Indian Health Sector Indian Society

Suicides in India

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.

International Relations

Indo-Russia: Strengthening Old Ties

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 […]

Indian Industries Science and Technology

Making India 5G Ready?

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. […]

Indian Polity

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

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 […]

International Relations

INDO-US TECH REACHED STAGNATION?

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 […]

Government Indian Economy Indian Industries

Bogibeel Bridge and the Development of North East India

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 […]