“INS Viraat” – SC ordered a status quo on dismantling

What is the News? The Supreme Court has ordered status quo on the dismantling of the Navy’s aircraft carrier, INS Viraat. The Navy decommissioned INS Viraat from service in 2017. Facts:  What is the issue? “The decision to dismantle INS Viraat was taken after holding due consultation with the Indian Navy,” said the Government in… Continue reading “INS Viraat” – SC ordered a status quo on dismantling

Global Firepower Index 2021

Why in News? Global Firepower has published the Global Firepower Index (GFP) /Military Strength Ranking 2021. Facts: Global Firepower Index: It ranks each nation’s potential war-making capability across land, sea and air with conventional weapons. Factors: The index is calculated using fifty individual factors such as geography, logistical capability, manpower, land forces, airpower, natural resources,… Continue reading Global Firepower Index 2021

Joint Military Exercise Kavach 

Why in News?  A large scale Joint Military exercise – Exercise Kavach will be conducted in the coming week.   Facts:  Exercise Kavach: It is a Joint Military exercise involving assets of the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, and Indian Coast Guard.  Conducted under: The exercise will be conducted under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command, the… Continue reading Joint Military Exercise Kavach 

Second Edition of Coastal Defence Exercise Sea Vigil Begins

News: The second edition of the biennial pan-India coastal defence exercise ‘Sea Vigil-21’ has started. Facts: Exercise Sea Vigil: The inaugural edition of the exercise was conducted in January 2019. The exercise is being undertaken along the entire 7516 km coastline and Exclusive Economic Zone of India. Coordinated by: It is coordinated by the Indian Navy and involves… Continue reading Second Edition of Coastal Defence Exercise Sea Vigil Begins

BPRD releases data on police Organisations

Source: The Indian Express News: Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) has released data on police organisations. Facts: The data shows different aspects of policing in the country like woman police, police expenditure, constabulary ratio, transport facilities, communication facilities, representation of various castes and police training centres. Key Takeaways: Police Population Ratio: According to report, Population… Continue reading BPRD releases data on police Organisations

How Enforcement Directorate (ED) became so powerful?

News:  Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been in news for the attachment of several properties of Dr. Farooq Abdullah, for his alleged involvement in money laundering. About Enforcement Directorate (ED) Directorate of Enforcement is a Multi-Disciplinary Organization mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of two special fiscal laws – Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999… Continue reading How Enforcement Directorate (ED) became so powerful?

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Operation Trident, Operation Desert Chase and Operation Bandar

Source : Click here News: Every year, India celebrates December 4 as Navy Day to commemorate Operation Trident. Facts: Operation Trident: It was an offensive operation launched by the Indian Navy on Pakistan’s port city of Karachi during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.Operation Trident saw the first use of anti-ship missiles in combat in the region. Additional… Continue reading Operation Trident, Operation Desert Chase and Operation Bandar

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Crucial expertise of CAPFs

Context: The diverse experience of security forces has helped greatly in combating COVID-19. Discuss the role of CAPFs during the pandemic? Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) carry out the task of overcoming the disaster, by not only carrying out rescue and relief operations, but also by moderating the pains and problems arising out of the… Continue reading Crucial expertise of CAPFs