DMPQ-Define Anticyclones. Discuss the different types of Anticyclones.

Anticyclones are centres of high pressure.They are surrounded by closed isobars having decreasing pressure outward.  The circulation is from central high pressure towards the periphery in such a way that air blows outwards in a clockwise direction in the Northern hemisphere and anticlockwise direction in the southern hemisphere. Due to Coriolis force, blowing winds are … Read more

DMPQ-Mention the major factors responsible for the end of European Colonialism

Nationalist movements Through the effects of westernisation and opening up, colonies acquired enlightened leadership and many developed strong nationalist movements. Most colonies were extensive police states. Massive unrest made them simply unviable. Second World War It weakened most European powers and they couldn’t keep up with the maintenance of their empires. The most powerful among … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on the features of Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022. Also mention the issues associated with it.

Recently, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs introduced the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022 in Lok Sabha with an objective to ensure more efficient and expeditious investigation of crime by the use of modern technology. It would allow the police and prison authorities to collect, store and analyse physical and biological samples, including … Read more

DMPQ-Critically evaluate the issue of merit-reservation binary.

The Supreme Court of India’s recent ruling on an all India quota deserves closer attention for a reason other than its impact on post graduate medical admissions. In a detailed order providing reasons for its ruling which upheld the Constitutional validity of reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the All India Quota for National … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on recent BIMSTEC summit. Examine the significance of BIMSTEC in the wake of disfunctioning of SAARC.

The economic and strategic significance of the Bay of Bengal is growing rapidly with a re-emergence of the idea of the ‘Indo-Pacific’ region.  The recently held fifth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) has advanced the cause of regional cooperation and integration. As the BIMSTEC turns 25 … Read more