India’s Push for Millets

India’s Push for Millets Context: At a pre-launch celebration of the International Year of Millets 2023 organised by the Ministries of Agriculture and External Affairs on Thursday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar named “Covid, conflict, and climate” as the world’s main food security challenges, and […]

Samvidhan Diwas

Samvidhan Diwas Context: November 26, 1949, the Constitution of India was adopted, coming into effect on January 26, 1950. Since 2015, the day has been observed as Constitution Day, or ‘Samvidhan Diwas’. What were the apprehensions about the Constitution? It was necessary to identify how […]

Nuclear-Powered Ice Breakers     

Nuclear-Powered Ice Breakers      Context: Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin virtually presided over the launch and flag raising ceremony of two nuclear-powered icebreakers at St. Petersburg and said such icebreakers were of “strategic importance”. Background: As the Arctic becomes more accessible due to climate change, opening […]