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Editorial Simplified: Don’t Blame it on WhatsApp | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: Don’t Blame it on WhatsApp | GS – II

Rumours on WhatsApp that there are child kidnappers and cattle traders roaming around have led to mob lynchings. Consequently, a debate has been framed around the growing use of technology by the “ignorant” masses and the responsibilities of a technology platform.

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Editorial Simplified: Allies, Interrupted | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: Allies, Interrupted | GS – II

There are enough signs that relations between India and the United States have suffered, with officials in both capitals now freely conceding that their interests are diverging.

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Editorial Simplified: Himalayan Divide | GS – II, III

Editorial Simplified: Himalayan Divide | GS – II, III

Despite several attempts at a reset, ties between India and Nepal continue to be a cause for concern. The disconnect between the two governments was most visible at the BIMSTEC military exercises concluded recently. After confirming its participation in June, the Nepalese Army withdrew from the exercise.

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Editorial Simplified: The Progressive Way | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: The Progressive Way | GS – II

Recently, the Law Commission of India has said that a uniform civil code (UCC) is neither feasible nor necessary at this stage. State is not the only source of law. History has many instances of pluralistic legal systems where multiple sources of law existed.

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Editorial Simplified: 2+2 is Less Than The Sum of Its Parts | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: 2+2 is Less Than The Sum of Its Parts | GS – II

The much heralded 2+2 Dialogue between the U.S. and India finally fructified on September 6. The 2+2 format is a tactic employed by the U.S., intended to align the military, strategic and diplomatic policies of the involved countries.

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Editorial Simplified: Unfinished Story | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: Unfinished Story | GS – II

India’s ranking in UN’s Human Development Index (HDI) went up by just one from last year, to 130th. India’s HDI value was only 0.43 in 1990. In 2017, this grew to 0.64 – an increase of around 50%.

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Editorial Simplified: Lethal Filth | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: Lethal Filth | GS – II

Recently, five young men died in Delhi who were employed to clean a septic tank. It is a shocking reminder that India’s sanitation campaign has done little to alter some basic ground realities.

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Editorial Simplified: Performing Moderately | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: Performing Moderately | GS – II

Today (15th Sep), the world celebrates the 11th International Day of Democracy in pursuance of a UN resolution. This is an appropriate occasion to have a look at the state of democracy in South Asia, especially India.

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Editorial Simplified: The Seven Convicts have Suffered Enough | GS – II

Editorial Simplified: The Seven Convicts have Suffered Enough | GS – II

Following the order of the Supreme Court in the mercy petition by A.G. Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Tamil Nadu government has recommended to the Governor to pardon and release all the seven.

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