Wetlands   Context: World Wetlands Day celebrated at Sultanpur National Park Two more wetlands of International Importance takes Ramsar sites numbers to 49 in India Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupender Yadav on World Wetlands Day 2022 stated that the government under […]

Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti

Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti   Context: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi presented a Chadar which shall be offered at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah on the Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. The Urs festival is an annual festival held at Ajmer in Rajasthan which commemorates the […]

India’s Maritime Security

India’s Maritime Security   Context: A week into India’s United Nations Security Council (UNSC) month-long presidency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a debate on maritime security. The debate, titled, ‘Enhancing Maritime Security — A Case for International Cooperation’, had heads of state or government in […]

Governor’s Role in Upholding Federalism

Governor’s Role in Upholding Federalism   Context: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s outburst against Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday was not a first but it brought to the fore, yet again, the role of the Governor in relation with the elected government and legislature. […]

Thrust on Capital Expenditure

Thrust on Capital Expenditure     Context:   Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a 35 per cent increase in the outlay for capital expenditure in Financial Year 2022-23 in her Union Budget 2022 speech on February 2, 2022.  The capital expenditure will be increased […]

India – UK FTA

India – UK FTA Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Boris Johnson announced their shared vision last year for a transformative decade for the India – UK partnership. The two leaders declared their ambition to more than double the bilateral trade by 2030.   Background: […]

National War Memorial

National War Memorial   Context: Sharing a video tweet from Table Tennis player Manika Batra of her visit to National War Memorial, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi urged everyone to visit National War Memorial.   About: The National War Memorial in India is a […]