India, US ink Investment Incentive Agreement:

GS Paper 3: Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Context: India and the US have signed the Investment Incentive Agreement (IIA). This agreement is expected to lead to enhanced investment support from America’s development finance institution in a wide range of sectors.   Things you should …

Uighurs:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is at the Xinjiang region, where Beijing is alleged to have repressed Muslim minorities. China said it’s hoping the visit can “clarify misinformation.”   …

Defamation case:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Context: BJP leader Kirit Somaiya’s wife Medha has filed a civil defamation suit against Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut. Somaiya sought court to direct Raut either pay her Rs 100cr or deposit amount in CM relief fund. Raut had …