India at OIC 2019

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj attended the inaugural session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in Abu Dhabi, on March 1, where she was invited as a guest of honour. In a major diplomatic move, India hit out at Pakistan during a meeting of Foreign Ministers at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). …

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Bringing Indian Pilot back with the help of Geneva Convention

An Indian pilot was captured by Pakistan after a major aerial confrontation and chase between Pakistan Air Force planes and Indian Air Force jets. It was a pre-emptive strike and not military strike. The aim was to destroy terrorist camps and not escalation. Geneva Conventions The 1949 Geneva Conventions are a set of international treaties that …

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Saubhagya scheme: Scope and Challenges

Background: The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was launched in September 2017 with the aim to achieve universal household electrification by providing last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all households in rural and urban India. The Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) is the nodal agency for the operationalization of the scheme throughout …

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