Headline : For Naya Kashmir Editorial 6th Aug'19 IndianExpress Details : Telegram: https://t.me/UpscExpress Kashmiri leaders also sought progress: Naya Kashmir was a memorandum that Kashmiri leader Sheikh Abdullah submitted to the King of erstwhile Kashmir kingdom Maharaja Hari Singh in 1944. It outlined a plan to convert J&K from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional democracy, … Continue reading For Naya Kashmir Editorial 6th Aug’19 IndianExpress
Headline : J&K loses its special status, divided into two UTs Details : Telegram: https://t.me/UpscExpress The News: In a historic decision, the Indian government has changed the terms of engagement with Jammu and Kashmir by doing away with the special status enjoyed by the state under Article 370, scrapping Article 35A and splitting the state into two UTs of J&K and Ladakh. … Continue reading Jammu and Kashmir: Article 370, Article 35(A), Resolutions, Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill and all other developments
Headline : India protests over UN chief’s report Details : In News: The United Nation has recently released its Annual report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict. India is disappointed with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for including in the report situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international security. … Continue reading International Organisations and Reports: Annual report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict.
Headline : Consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav: What ICJ ordered; Pakistan has ‘offered’ to India Details : In News: Pakistan has offered India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the India who's been in jail in Pakistan since 2016. India is “evaluating” the Pakistani proposal which comes with some strict conditions. Background: Kulbhushan Jadhav is a former Indian … Continue reading About Consular access, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR)
Headline : Significance of US Federal Reserves rate cut and its impact on India Details : In News: The US Federal Reserve has recently announced a quarter-percentage-point cut in interest rates, the first rate cut by the US central bank in 11 years. About US Federal Reserves rate: The fed funds rate is critical in determining … Continue reading Significance of US Federal Reserves rate cut and its impact on India
Headline : Explained: LoC trade, in perspective Details : Context of the topic: Last week, the government of India suspended the cross-LoC trade, alleging misuse of the facility by individuals linked to terrorist groups Theme of the topic: The topic gives a brief account of information about the History of the cross-LoC trade and its … Continue reading India and Pak Relation: In Brief : Cross-LoC trade, Intra Kashmir Trade Report
Headline : After unsuccessful summit with Trump, North Korean Kim Jong Un is again using military optics Details : The news North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is returning to his military optics two months after his unsuccessful summit with the US President. Background North Korea’s quest for a nuclear weapon can be traced back … Continue reading North Korea and USA Relation : Current