Background: WPI inflation, Retail inflation, Inflation, Wholesale Price Index (WPI). Important Points: Wholesale price inflation rose to 0.8 percent in May from (-) 2.20 percent a year ago, driven by higher food prices, making it difficult for the central bank to reduce interest rates in the short-term. This is the second month in succession that […]
Background: Goods and Services Tax (GST), Constitutional 122nd Amendment Bill, Central GST, State GST, GST Council, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, Parliament.
Background: Parliamentary Secretary, Article 164 (1A) of the Constitution, Article 239(A) of the Constitution, Supreme Court, High Court.
Background: Sri Lanka’s internal issues, Reconciliation process, Human rights issue, United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Sri Lanka civilian war.
Background: India-China relations, Bangladesh-China-India and Myanmar (BCIM) economic corridor, Yunnan Province.
Background: Terrorism, Islamic State (IS), Al-Qaeda, Syria and Iraq crisis, Al-Nusra Front, Paris attacks, 9/11 attacks.
Background: Paris Agreement on climate change (COP-21), Kyoto Protocol, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Common But Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities (CBDR-RC), Greenhouse gas emissions.
Background: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), ASEAN, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), WTO.
Background: India-Africa relations, India-Africa Forum Summit, India-Ghana relations, Trade ties.