[Environment] We need a forest-led COP27

2022-10-24T08:02:31+05:30By |Categories: Environment|Tags: |

Background In September, a study published in the journal Science said earth may have already passed through five dangerous tipping points due to the 1.1°C of global heating caused by humanity to date. Calls for developing and transferring technologies to support action on climate change have become louder worldwide. Technology has become a [...]

[Polity] Schedule Caste Debate

2022-10-13T15:44:55+05:30By |Categories: Polity|

Background The Supreme Court of India has sought the most recent position of the Union government on a batch of petitions challenging the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order of 1950, which allows only members of Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist religions to be recognised as SCs. […]

[Economy] Is it time for the gig economy? 

2022-10-13T15:25:25+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

The story so far Moonlighting — or employees working for remuneration with entities other than their employers — has been a hot topic in recent months.  During the pandemic, those with desk jobs had more time on their hands and thus it was easier to take on a few projects [...]

[Economy] Unemployment Scenario in India

2022-10-04T17:48:51+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

Background India’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.43% in September due to an increase in labour participation in the rural and urban areas according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) In August, unemployment had surged to a one-year high of 8.3% as employment sequentially fell by 2 [...]

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