Agrarian Distress in India

Agriculture in India is facing a lot of issues and recent incidents of farmer’s protest has brought this issue again in news. About: • Kisan mukti march: Recently, thousands of farmers marched to Delhi demanding 3 week joint session of Parliament to discuss on prevailing agrarian crisis. • In a similar incident in Maharashtra, 35,000 farmers…

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Key Regulatory Bodies of India – A comprehensive Analysis

With the ongoing tussle between various Central Oversight Regulatory Bodies and the Union Government, a comprehensive analysis of key oversight bodies in India and its associated issues becomes imperative. About: • Reserve Bank of India (RBI): RBI and the Government of India were at loggerheads with each other on various issues like Independence in Decision Making,…

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BrahMos Missile For Stealth Frigates

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approves 3000 Crores worth procurement deals. About: • The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved procurements worth Rs. 3000 crore which include • BrahMos cruise missiles for the two stealth frigates to be procured directly from Russia. • Armoured recovery vehicles for the Army’s Arjun tanks. The ARVs ensure efficient and speedy…

Statue of Unity

Recently, Indian Prime Minister has inaugurated a 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel- Statue of Unity, on the Narmada river in Gujarat as a tribute to the country’s ‘Iron Man’. About: • PM Modi has dedicated the ‘Statue of Unity’ to the nation on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary. • It is built at a cost…