AFSPA Context: • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently sought to dispel the misconception that the Army was against the removal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958. History: • To put down the Quit India movement, the British colonial administration issued the […]

National Panchayati Raj Day

National Panchayati Raj Day Context: • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will undertake a visit to Jammu & Kashmir to participate in the celebration of National Panchayati Raj Day on 24 April 2022 and address all the Gram Sabhas across the country. About: • In […]


Bihu Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has attended the Bihu Celebrations at the residence of Union Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.   About: • Bihu is the name of Assam’s most important celebration. Assamese people celebrate three Bihus, as follows: • […]

Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Context: • The Government of Argentina will launch a campaign in India on Sunday demanding negotiation with the United Kingdom to settle the territorial dispute over the Islas Malvinas that are known as the Falkland Islands in the United Kingdom. About the Falkland […]

Moving Away from Coal based Energy Production

Moving Away from Coal based Energy Production Context: • Recently, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to ensure adequate supply of coal to the power-generating units in the State. • In Maharashtra, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar […]

Challenges in Indian Food Grain Exports

Challenges for Indian Food Grain Exports Context: • Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), is looking into resolving WTO rules that are making it difficult for India to export foodgrains to meet shortages in other countries, caused by the Russia-Ukraine war, according to Finance Minister Nirmala […]