Current Affairs

Indian Space Association - ISpA

Indian Space Association (ISpA), a public-private partnership initiative between the Government of India, ISRO and private space companies, was launched this week at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event marks a significant policy change in which the Government has transformed its role from a controller to an enabler. Liberalization of ‘Space’ Economy Space has so far been a state subject, where private players have had a very

India The 'Food Basket of the World'

In 2019, India broke into the top 10 producers of food in the world. India grows surplus food for itself and is a leading food exporter to the world. India exports agricultural and processed foods to over 100 nations worldwide across all continents. Indian Rice India is slated to export 22 million tonnes of rice this year. It accounts for 45% of global rice exports for 2021. India is on

भारत के रक्षा क्षेत्र से जुडी गतिविधियां

चीन और पाकिस्तान का एक ही समय सामना करने के लिए वायुसेना सुसज्जित – भारत के नए वायुसेना प्रमुख का संदेश नई दिल्ली – चीन और पाकिस्तान का एक ही समय सामना करने की पूरी सिद्धता भारत की वायुसेना ने रखी है, ऐसा संदेश नए वायुसेना प्रमुख विवेक राम चौधरी ने दिया। लद्दाख के दक्षिणी भाग के पास होनेवाले तिब्बत में चीन ने भारी मात्रा में तैनाती बढ़ाई होकर, चीन

Pandora Papers, China and Pakistan

A day back, most news outlets published the news about ‘Pandora Papers’. It is considered the largest journalistic investigation in history that claims to expose a shadow financial system benefiting the world’s elite. The leak involves about 12 million documents revealing hidden wealth, tax avoidance, money laundering, etc. US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has obtained this data. Data from two countries, China and Pakistan, is considered vital in

Revelations from congressional hearings of US military opens a can of worms

The last few days saw the first of the US Congress hearings of senior military commanders under the Biden administration. No sooner the top generals began testifying before the US lawmakers than the revelations started to pour in. Gen. Mark Milley’s calls to China Gen. Mark Milley is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Just before the US

अफगानिस्तान के  तालिबानी हुकूमत पर बढ़ता दबाव

अफ़गानिस्तान में विश्‍वासघात करनेवाले पाकिस्तान पर अमरीका ने उठाई कुल्हाड़ी – सिनेट में पाकिस्तान विरोधी विधेयक पेश वॉशिंग्टन – अमरिकी सिनेट में, तालिबान के साथ पाकिस्तान पर भी सख्त कार्रवाई करने का प्रावधान करनेवाला विधेयक पेश किया गया है। करीबन २२ सिनेटर्स ने यह विधेयक पेश किया है और जल्द ही इसपर निर्णय होने की उम्मीद है। तालिबान पर प्रतिबंधों लगाने के साथ ही, आज तक तालिबान का समर्थन कर

two-front conflict

A few days back, China held a night battle drill in Tibet at 16,000 feet height near the Indian border. It came as a deliberate provocation to India and also highlighted the massive troop build-up Beijing is conducting at the Line of Actual Control with India. Moreover, after Taliban has taken over power in Afghanistan, former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has predicted that Pakistan’s nuclear weapons may fall

Assertive India

India has arrived on the world stage, say many geopolitical analysts, and there are several reasons to believe them. Recent happenings concerning the Indian economy, military, diplomacy, culture, and sports highlight this fact. Indian Economy The Indian stock market recently overtook France to become the sixth-biggest in the world. Within a couple of years, India is expected to beat the UK and bag the fourth position. It is also the

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson

In 2019, Boris Johnson assumed the office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Many of his policies were and are considered conducive to India. However, some of the recent decisions by the United Kingdom government may create trouble for UK’s ties with India and may weaken the opposition to China. India’s Covishield Covishield vaccine is developed jointly by Serum Institute of India and AstraZeneca, a UK-Swedish multinational. The

India on a spree of Military Exercises worldwide

“The more you sweat during practice, the less you bleed in war”, is a famous military saying. Keeping with it, the militaries of the world have been conducting war drills for centuries. Over the last two months, particularly, the Indian Armed Forces have been on a spree of military exercises worldwide. These exercises are helping to augment interoperability with allies. Moreover, they are a part of Indian military diplomacy that