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Detailed News Articles: 20 June 2019

1. Panel will study the ‘1 nation, 1 poll’ issue The Defence minister announced that a panel would be constituted to by the government to design a roadmap for “One nation, One election”. Background: The push for “One nation, one election” came from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the year 2016. Ever since, there have been… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 20 June 2019

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20 June in History: India refused to sign the CTBT at the Geneva Conference

The Government of India refused to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) on 20 June 1996 at the Geneva Conference. CTBT and India The CTBT is a nuclear test ban treaty which bans nuclear explosions in all environments, whether for civilian or military purposes. Countries that sign the treaty agree not to carry out… Continue reading 20 June in History: India refused to sign the CTBT at the Geneva Conference