Arab League Welcomes Syria 

Arab League Welcomes Syria  Context: After more than a decade of suspension, the Arab League on Sunday welcomed back Syria’s government, ensuring President Bashar al-Assad’s return to the Arab fold after years of exile. Points to Ponder: Syria’s government has been welcomed back by the […]

Japan-South Korea Relationship

Japan-South Korea Relationship Context: Since the relations have been strained amid Japan’s refusal to apologise for its occupation of Korea, Fumio Kishida is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Seoul in 12 years. But because of worries about China and North Korea, both nations […]

India’s First National Water-Body Census

India’s First National Water-Body Census Context: Groundwater reduction, biodiversity loss, and an increase in the frequency of floods and droughts due to climate change are all contributing to India’s water issue. Water bodies are crucial in this scenario. The primary goal of the first water-body […]

China’s Policy On Afghanistan

China’s Policy On Afghanistan Context: Beijing’s recent efforts to portray China as a country that is now strongly invested in tackling “international hot-button issues” are reflected in its position paper on its policies in Afghanistan. Points to Ponder: China’s attitude on Afghanistan: Beijing’s strategy towards […]

More Than A Story

More Than A Story Context: The demand for a ban on The Kerala Story, a film based on the instances of a few women joining the Islamic State, is ill-conceived. Points to Ponder: It is misguided to call for banning the movie The Kerala Story, […]