Plea on Hate Speech in Supreme Court:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.   Context: On January 12, 2022 , the Supreme Court of India agreed to hear petitions asking for legal action to be taken against …

Gaganyaan Mission:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Context: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently successfully conducted the qualification test of Cryogenic Engine for Gaganyaan programme for a duration of 720 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tamil Nadu’s Mahendragiri. The performance of the engine met the test objectives and the engine …

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and India:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: South Korea has said that it regrets India’s absence from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and hopes to see New Delhi rejoin the agreement.   When did it come into force? The RCEP came into effect on January …