UN Human Rights Council

UN Human Rights Council Context: India recently abstained from voting on a resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council, while observing that Sri Lanka’s progress in implementing commitments on the 13th Amendment, meaningful devolution and early provincial elections remains “inadequate”. India’s Past Record: […]

India’s Actions at UNSC

India’s Actions at UNSC Context: India was among four countries that abstained on a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) condemning the so-called referenda organized by Russia across four regions of Ukraine. Background: Based on the results of local elections held by […]

Colour Revolutions

Colour Revolutions Context: In the ongoing SCO summit in Samarkand, the Chinese President has appealed all the countries participating in the summit including India to cooperate with each other in order to prevent foreign powers from destabilizing their countries by inciting “colour revolutions”. So, this […]

Eastern Economic Forum

Eastern Economic Forum Context: Russia hosted the seventh Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) Vladivostok from September 5 to 8. The four-day forum is a platform for entrepreneurs to expand their businesses into Russia’s Far East (RFE). About: The EEF was established in 2015 to encourage foreign […]

The Kushiyara Agreement

The Kushiyara Agreement Context: During Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India, both the countries have signed a landmark water sharing agreement since the landmark Ganga Waters Treaty, 1996.  About the Kushiyara river – The Kushiyara River is a distributary river in Bangladesh and […]