Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)   Context: India  has condemned the “motivated and misleading statement” made by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which expressed deep concerns over what it called “continued attacks on Muslims in India” and called upon the international community to take necessary measures.   […]

Shaming China on a Global Forum

Shaming China on a Global Forum Context: India’s External Affairs Minister, S. Jaishankar said that the situation at the India-China Line of Actual Control (LAC) has arisen due to the “disregard” by China of “written agreements”. But what China has been doing at the LAC […]

Crisis in Ukraine’s Donbass region

Crisis in Ukraine’s Donbass region   Context: Since Moscow invaded and annexed the Crimean Peninsula in March 2014, pro-Russia rebels in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions began seizing territory in Eastern Ukraine and held a referendum to declare independence from Ukraine. Since then, these regions […]

Neutrino Project

Neutrino Project   Context: Tamil Nadu has made clear to the Supreme Court that it does not want the Indian Neutrino Observatory (INO) to be set up in a sensitive ecological zone in the Western Ghats at great cost to wildlife, biodiversity, and by ignoring the local […]

Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022

Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022   Why in News? Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change announced the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022, which notified the instructions on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for plastic packaging. Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016has been amended to fast-track the elimination […]

Green Hydrogen

Green Hydrogen   Context: For India to become a global leader in green hydrogen, production costs has to be reduced significantly.   Current Status India is placing a big bet on green hydrogen to transition away from fossil fuels. Recently, the ministry of power issued […]