The recent standoff between India and China at the Doklam plateau which lies at a tri-junction between the India, China, and Bhutan has gained much attention. It has turned into the biggest military stand-off between the two armies in years. There are many who even fear a war. In this article, we … [Read more...] about India-China Border Disputes – What is the Doklam Issue?
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No country can be great without a robust manufacturing base. In India, Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is the index which measures the growth in the industrial sector. In this post, we explain the concept of IIP, the changes in the new IIP series (2011-12), limitations, and the future. What is … [Read more...] about Index of Industrial Production (IIP) – All About The New IIP Series (2011-12)
The crisis in Gorkhaland (West-Bengal) has been brewing for many decades and the stems from language - Nepali speaking people vs Bengali speaking people. Here, in this article, we are discussing in detail about the Gorkhaland Movement, its background, causes, the current situation, etc. What is the … [Read more...] about Gorkhaland Issue – Everything You Need to Know
GSLV Mk III-D1 launched GSAT-19 on June 05, 2017 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota. The first developmental flight of GSLV Mk III (the GSLV-Mk III-D1) successfully placed GSAT-19 satellite to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). Know more about GSLV Mk III … [Read more...] about GSLV Mk III-D1 OR GSAT-19 Mission – Another Success Story
The Teesta river dispute makes headlines every time there is a bilateral talk between India and Bangladesh. The dispute is regarding water sharing of River Teesta. Bangladesh wants a higher share than it gets now. Currently, its share is lower than that of India's. This article gives a broad … [Read more...] about Teesta River Dispute between India and Bangladesh Explained
Almost everyone is familiar with the term computer virus, but only a few might have heard about the term malware. A computer virus is a type of malware. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, ransomware and many others. In this post, we analyse the different types of … [Read more...] about Malware Types: Virus, Worm, Trojan, Ransomware etc
The health sector in India faces numerous problems. With the new national health policy, the government aims to achieve better and inclusive health standards for all. But can the National Health Policy 2017 really make a change? This article is an analysis of the problems of the health sector, … [Read more...] about Indian Health Sector Problems – Can the National Health Policy 2017 make a change?
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced one of China’s most ambitious foreign policy and economic initiatives at the end of 2013. He called for the building of a Silk Road Economic Belt and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, collectively referred to as One Belt One Road (OBOR). One Belt One Road … [Read more...] about One Belt One Road (OBOR) by China – Should India Join It?
The way Police forces work in India needs a lot of reforms. Police need more autonomy, professionalism, fixed tenure and so on. This article is on Police reforms in India - the history, the reforms so far, the Supreme Court directives, recent cases like T P Senkumar Case etc. Police Reforms: Why in … [Read more...] about Police Reforms in India – Against the backdrop of T P Senkumar Case
The Inter-State River Water Disputes are one of the most contiguous issues in the Indian federalism today. In extreme cases, it may hamper the relationship between the different states. The recent cases of the Cauvery Water Dispute and the Satluj Yamuna Link Canal case are … [Read more...] about Inter-State River Water Disputes in India: Is it time for a new mechanism rather than tribunals?