China Blocked The Listing of a Lashkar Operative

Context China has blocked a joint India-US attempt to place a Pakistan-based terrorist on the UN Security Council’s 1267 list for the third time in three months. It halted the proposal to add Lashkar-e-Taiba ‘commander’ Sajid Mir, who is wanted in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. In August 2022, China blocked a proposal […]

Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022

Focus: Facts for Prelims Why in News? The sixth edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22) hosted by Indian Navy commenced in the Bay of Bengal on 11 Sep 22. About Jimex 2022: The Indian Navy is being represented by three indigenously designed and built warships; Sahyadri, a multi-purpose stealth frigate and Anti-Submarine […]

Cyber Surakshit Bharat

Focus: GS III: Cyber Security Why in News?     Recently, the National e-Governance Division (NeGD),organised the 30th Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) Deep-Dive training programme at the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi. About Cyber Surakshit Bharat Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative was conceptualized with the mission to spread awareness about cyber-crime and build capacities of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and […]

The Reflection of Self Reliant India

Context PM Modi commissioned India’s largest indigenous military project, the aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, at the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Kochi, Kerala. Relevance GS Paper 3: Internal Security Mains Question Criminals and anti-national activities have always been a threat to India’s coasts. When discussing potential threats, emphasise India’s coastal security measures. (150 words) Basic […]

Exercise Vostok- 2022

Focus: GS III: Security Challenges Why in News? A multilateral strategic and command Exercise Vostok – 2022 has commenced today at the training grounds of the Eastern Military District of Russia from 01 to 07 September 2022. About Exercise Vostok – 2022: The exercise is aimed at interaction and coordination amongst other participating military contingents and […]

CAPF eAWAS Web Portal 

Focus: GS III- Defence Why in news? Union Home and Cooperation Minister, Shri Amit Shah launched the “CAPF e-AWAS” web portal in New Delhi today. Significance: The Union Home Minister said a system had been created in the CAPFs under which only personnel of the Forcefor which houses had been constructed could be allotted these […]

Vostok-2022 Military Exercise

Context: Vostok-2022 Military exercise commences in Russia with countries like India and China participating. Relevance: GS III: Security Challenges About Vostok-2022: It is a multilateral strategic and command exercise taking place in Russia. An Indian Army contingent comprising troops from 7/8 Gorkha Rifles is participating in  the  exercise. Aim: The exercise is aimed at interaction […]

 Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

Context: Recently, The Supreme Court prima facie agreed to reconsider two aspects of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) upheld by its judgment on July 27, which deprives an accused a copy of the Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) and transfers the burden of proof of innocence onto shoulders of the accused instead of […]

Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile

Focus: GS III- Defence Technology Why in News? Recently, Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight-tested by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy from an Indian Naval Ship at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. About VL-SRSAM: For the deployment of Indian […]

AFT’s Delivery of Justice

Context Defence minister Rajnath Singh said that the government is taking steps to further empower the armed forces tribunal (AFT) and make it more responsive. Relevance GS Paper 2: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate Mains Question Each branch of the armed forces extolling its own importance does not help us prepare for the […]