Background: Air Pollution, Air Quality Index, International Energy Agency (IEA), WHO, Carbon emissions, Clean Air Scenario.
Background: Retail inflation, Food inflation, Monetary Policy Committee, RBI, Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
Background: Uniform Civil Code, Directive Principles of State Policy, Article 44, Special Marriage Act of 1954, Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act 1937, Hindu Bigamous Marriages Act 1946, National Commission for Minorities.
Background: Taliban, Afghanistan peace process.
Background: Nepal’s politics, Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), Nepal’s new Constitution.
Background: India-Japan relations, Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Mutual Recognition Agreement, Sesame seeds.
Background: India-Africa relations, India-Africa Forum Summit, Trade ties, Defence cooperation, Security cooperation, Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme.
Background: India-Africa relations, Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), India’s Sagar Mala Programme, South Africa’s Operation Phakisa, International Solar Alliance, Maritime Silk Route programme, One Belt One Road initiative.
Background: South China Sea dispute, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), US Pivot to Asia.
Background: South China Sea dispute, Paracel islands, Spratly islands, Nine-dash line, Exclusive Economic Zone, International Court of Arbitration, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), US Pivot to Asia.