Why is India looking to boost wheat exports?

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Different crops and cropping patterns.   Context: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent western sanctions on Russia have affected wheat exports from the Black Sea region and impacted food security in several countries, especially in Africa and West Asia. The disruption to global wheat supplies in turn has thrown …

Inter-State River Water Disputes Act, 1956:

GS Paper 2: Topic covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Context: The Telangana Government has requested the Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS) one more time to refer its complaint made under Section 3 of the Inter State River Water Disputes Act, 1956, to the existing Krishna Water Disputes …