Ministry of External Affairs has said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will be invited to participate in the Heads of Government council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. It will be hosted by India later this year.
Imran Khan has not been invited to India after he assumed office as Pakistan Pm in 2018. The move comes hours after UNSC discusses the situation in Kashmir.
Ministry of Home Affairs has signed quadripartite pact with the state government of Tripura Mizoram and leaders of Bru Community to permanently settle around 34,000 internally displaced Bru people in Tripura.
The article highlight rise in incidence of mob lynching over the past few years and says that it had led to a heightened sense of insecurity among the marginalised communities.
Taliban has offered a brief ceasefire to the USA. This move could pave way to a peace deal that would eventually allow the US to withdraw its troops.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Myanmar on Friday. He will be launching multiple projects under the so-called China Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC). It will pave way for greater connectivity between China’s south western province of Yunnan and the eastern Indian Ocean.
The Punjab Cabinet this week gave its approval to a Punjab Right to Business Bill, 2020, a law aimed at ensuring ease of doing business for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector.
In the land mark judgement – Shreya Singhal Vs Union of India – SC has decided that binding decisions about what content violates the law should come from courts or appropriate government agencies following fair process – not from private players( such as facebook or Google). However, the Draft Intermediary Rules by IT Ministry dramatically move away from this principle
The editorial raises a question on the RBI’s focus on inflation targeting as Retail Inflation in December 2019 has surged above 7%. It argues that RBI’s shift of focus from financial stability to inflation targeting could have led to regulatory infirmity.