The Sikkim Cabinet has decided to allow Economically Weaker sections of people who do not come under the purview of the reserved category of ST, SC, OBC for 10 per cent reservation. This is in response to the long-standing aspiration of a section of people who are deprived of privileges, especially with regards to availing […]
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov recently stated that the topics for the coming edition of the Russian-India-China (RIC) Foreign Ministers meet, which would be held on 23rd June, would not include discussion of bilateral ties of member countries. This is an advantage for India amid Sino-Indian tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) report, India received $51 billion in foreign investment in 2019. This makes India the ninth largest recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Most of these investments were in the information and communication technology and construction industry. The report also stated that India’s large market […]
Jammu and Kashmir’s Administrative Council approved the proposal of Agriculture Production Department to change its name to Agriculture Production & Farmer Welfare Department with a higher emphasis on farmers’ welfare. This decision highlights the changing role of the Agriculture Production Department in socio-economic transformation of Jammu and Kashmir. It aims to optimise and help farmers […]
The Myanmar government has set up a tribunal to investigate the construction of a mega project that is being undertaken in the Karen state with the Chinese support. The project was reported to have breached investment regulations, displaced local families, and imported materials from China or Thailand. Thousands of Chinese workers were also brought in […]