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Current Affairs 17 December 2022

CONTENTS

  1. Law on acid attacks in India
  2. Vijay Diwas: A recap of the 1971 Indo-Pak War
  3. Minimum Support Price
  4. Kashi Tamil Sangamam

Law On Acid Attacks in India


Context:

Recently, A 17-year-old girl was  attacked with an acid-like substance in Delhi’s Dwarka by three assailants while she was on her way to school.

Relevance:

GS II: Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. How prevalent are acid attacks in India?
  2. Law on acid attacks
  3. Law on the regulation of acid sales
  4. Victim compensation and care

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Vijay Diwas: A Recap of the 1971 Indo-Pak War


Context:

Vijay Diwas or Victory Day is commemorated on December 16, marking the end of the 1971 Indo-Pak War and the liberation of Bangladesh. India declared victory on this day 51 years ago after Pakistan signed the Instrument of Surrender.

Relevance:

GS II: India and its Neighbourhood

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Vijay Diwas: What led to the 1971 Indo-Pak War?
  2. India’s role in the 1971 War
  3. A decisive victory

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Minimum Support Price


Context:

Government has increased Minimum Support Prices (MSP) of 6 mandated Rabi crops (Wheat, Barley, Gram, Masur, Rapeseed & Mustard, Safflower)  for Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2023-24, on the basis of recommendation of Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP).

Relevance:

GS-III: Agriculture (Agriculture Pricing), GS-II: Social Justice (Welfare Schemes)

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is Minimum Support Price (MSP)?
  2. Why is there a need for MSP?
  3. What are the issues related to MSP?

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Kashi Tamil Sangamam


Context:

Union Home Minister said that ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’ is an attempt to bring a cultural renaissance that will unite the country and connect different languages.

Relevance:

GS I: History

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Kashi Tamil Sangamam
  2. Cultural Significance:

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