The time is ripe for India and Bangladesh to consolidate gains on key issues (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II)

Evaluation of recent Indian action to allow use of border roads by BangladeshIndia’s decision to allow its border roads in Mizoram and Tripura to be used by Bangladeshi forces as they construct border outposts in the inhospitable terrain of the Chittagong Hill Tracts shows just how far the two countries have come to bridging their

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ED sends notice to Angelique International for suspected FEMA violation (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II, III)

The Enforcement Directorate has served a show-cause notice to Angelique International Limited for the transfer of funds to certain African countries allegedly in violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). The allegation on Angelique International Limited The alleged violation of FEMA involved “improper” payments to the tune of 1.06 crore dollars (70.90 crore) in

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Amnesty’s concerns over human rights violation in India (Relevant for GS Prelims and Mains Paper II, III)

Amnesty International’s annual report, the State of the World’s Human Rights Report 2016-17, has expressed concerns over a range of human rights violations in India. Major Findings in the report: 1. The report, being released worldwide, slammed the use of legislation such as the Foreign Currency (Regulation) Act (FCRA) and the sedition law to silence

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India tops charts as world’s largest defense importer (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II, III)

Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest level since 1990, with India continuing to top the charts as the world’s largest defense importer, a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has found (SIPRI). India’s share in defence imports Between 2012 and 2016, India accounted for 13 percent of global

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