A Rajya Sabha member belonging to BJP has filed a petition to Chairman seeking to initiate breach of privileges and contempt proceeding against Kerala Chief Minister after Kerala Assembly passed a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up leaders of Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka on Wednesday and conveyed India’s commitment to the principle of ‘neighbourhood first’.
The article highlights that it would be gross misreading by India to dismiss global reactions to its domestic events as interference in its affairs.
New Army chief has expressed confidence that maintaining peace and tranquility along India’s border with China will set the stage for an “eventual solution” to the boundary dispute.
Five years down the line, official data shows that the progress of SAGY has been sluggish — about two-thirds of Lok Sabha MPs are yet to select gram panchayats under Phase-4 of the scheme.
The article takes a look at the structure of Defence Ministry, and the relationship the CDS will have with the ministry and the armed forces.
GS – 3
The preparation of Gaganyaan, the first Indian crewed flight to space, has progressed smoothly in 2019. Four Indian Air force personnel have been identified for the mission and they will undergo training in Russia.
Chandrayaan -3, India’s third lunar mission, has been approved and it will cost around Rs. 600 crore. It will try to land on lunar south pole like Chandrayaan – 2.
The article argues that a sole point of reference in the sector is necessary to ensure energy security, sustainability and accessibility
The article argues that the challenge is in making the plan to boost investment in infrastructure work
Despite major fires, flagrant violations of building and fire safety norms continue unabated in India.
Indian Railways needs restructuring and modernisation, efforts since 2014 are bearing fruit.