GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Infinite crisis: On Turkish incursion into Syria

Details Post withdrawal the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Syrian National Army, launched Operation Peace Spring Turkey says the operation aims to clear the region of YPG/PKK terrorists. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), was Washington’s main ally in Syria in the fight against ISIL. In recent years, they have expanded their control… Continue reading Infinite crisis: On Turkish incursion into Syria

GS-2, Uncategorized

India-Bangladesh Relationship

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four day official visit to India from October 3 to 6, highlights India’s deepening bilateral relationship and growing interdependence with Bangladesh. She addressed the India Economic Summit of the World Economic Forum. Historical Background India enabled Bangladesh’s liberation in December 1971 when it militarily assisted the erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) to acquire freedom from its oppressive western wing which unleashed a massive genocide of… Continue reading India-Bangladesh Relationship

GS-3, Uncategorized

The Minimum Wage Solution

Recently, the government made two announcements at two ends of the spectrum to mitigate the economic crisis. One concerns a new indexation of NREGA wages meant to increase rural incomes and the second is a reduction in corporate tax rate. Minimum wages in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005 Wage rates under MGNREGA, 2005 are notified and revised… Continue reading The Minimum Wage Solution