SC asks Centre to clarify on legality of cryptocurrency:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   Context: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre whether dealing with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is legal in India. The Court posed the query while hearing a plea by one of the …

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC):

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: India and neighbourhood relations.   Context: Amid growing economic woes and international isolation forcing over-reliance on China, Pakistani officials have said that they are ready to scrap the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) if the US could offer a similar deal.   What’s the issue? China has been using the financial …

Lachit Borphukan:

GS Paper 1: Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.     Context: President Ram Nath Kovind recently inaugurated the year-long celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan, commander of the Ahom forces and an icon of Assamese nationalism.   …