17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting

• The meeting was held in preparation for the 5th BIMSTEC Summit proposed to be held in August of 2021. Highlights of the meeting: • India hailed an initiative to create a connectivity master plan linking country in South and…

AspirantWorld One liners : 1st April

• India will participate in French naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal this month. This is the first French naval exercise that the Indian Navy will participate in. The exercise is called La Perouse. Japan, Australia and the United…

[Editorial Analysis] Against her choice

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill 2020 Mains level: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions & Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of the Vulnerable Sections. Context: • Recently Rajya Sabha passed the Medical Termination of…

Global Gender Gap Report 2021

• India’s ranking has dropped 28 places to 140, amongst 156 nations, making it the third-worst performer in South Asia, way behind Bangladesh and Nepal. About: • India regressed 13.5% points with 9.1% decline in the number of women ministers.…