UNMOGIP Context: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Rear Admiral Guillermo Pablo Rios of Argentina as the Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), the office of the UN Secretary-General has […]

A new global vision for G20

A new global vision for G20 For Prelims   About G20: The G20 is a strategic multilateral platform connecting the world’s major developed and emerging economies. It was started in 1999 as a meeting for the finance minister and central bank governors, which later evolved […]

The Jerusalem Declaration

The Jerusalem Declaration Context: The U.S. and Israel signed a new security pact on Thursday reinforcing their common front against Iran, as President Joe Biden pledged to use “all” American power to stop the Islamic republic from acquiring nuclear weapons. Background:  In 2018, Donald Trump, […]

Helping Sri Lanka More Meaningfully

Helping Sri Lanka More Meaningfully For Mains Concerns Reduced availability and affordability of food and thus increased risk of food insecurity, particularly of the most vulnerable households. Low-income groups and families in the north and east which were affected by the civil war have low […]

India – UAE Bilateral Ties

India – UAE Bilateral Ties Context: The Prime Minister is attending two summits this week, one is the G7 Summit and other being the bilateral summit in Abu Dhabi with the UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Background: The G7 Summit is given more […]

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Context: General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) “condemned and denounced” the comments on Prophet Muhammed made by two erstwhile national spokespersons of the Bharatiya Janata Party. About OIC: The OIC bills itself as the “unifying voice of the […]

Impact of Political Crisis in Maldives on India

Impact of Political Crisis in Maldives on India Context: Anti-India protests in Maldives is being equated it as a Nationalistic stand in Maldives, this was witnessed when the Maldivian government recently banned the ‘India Out’ protests. Background: • Polarisation for political purposes has created complications […]

NATO Expansionism

NATO Expansionism Context: • Sweden and Finland are considering joining the NATO alliance, this has triggered Russia which has strongly replied back by saying, if this happens then there cannot be “nuclear free” Baltic. Why there is apprehension in Kremlin? • Finland shares huge land […]