Current Affair For Year “2017”

Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: - Controversial

Date: December 11, 2017

Recently, Trump said that USA is shifting the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem which clearly indicates that now the USA is claiming that Jerusalem as capital of Israel. The US officials say that this move is motivated by the fact that Jerusalem is a city of Historical importance and it eligible to be a capital of Israel. While officially making Jerusalem as a capital of Israel was an official...

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Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected as a Judge in the International Court of Justice

Date: November 21, 2017

Indian candidate Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected [for the term 2018-2027] as a Judge in the International Court of Justice after Britain has withdrawn his candidate Christopher Greenwood.

Justice Bhandari got 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council in the election held at the UN headquarters in New York.

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Economic Ideas of Sardar Patel

Date: October 28, 2017


Sardar Patel dominated Indian politics from 1917 to 1950. First, he was at the forefront of the freedom struggle. Then, after Independence in 1947, as Deputy Prime Minister, he held the crucial portfolios of Home, States and Information and Broadcasting. The ‘Iron Man’ and a founder of modern India, he restructured the Indian bureaucracy after the transfer of large number of o...

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Banning the burning of fire crackers in Delhi: Effects and analysis

Date: October 13, 2017

Recently, Supreme Court has banned the sale of crackers in New Delhi till 31st October 2017. Although, this step will decrease the level of air pollution in New Delhi, but it will not solve the problem of New Delhi completely. Further, out of all four important metro cities in India, Delhi has worst air quality this is because of following reasons.


Building a new India: Pledge to Double Farmers Income by 2022- What,How & Why

Date: September 11, 2017

Prime Minister has set a target  to double the income of farmers by 2022. For the first time, a Prime Minister has put such a target in front of the nation for the welfare of farmers. Under the leadership of the Prime Minister, the Agriculture Ministry is working to achieve the target by 2022. The Ministry is working sincerely and honestly to fulfill the Prime Minister’s dream. To do...

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Rohingyas: Complete analysis & India's role

Date: September 11, 2017

Context

In Myanmar/Burma, the Rohingya are living with very limited access to basic services and almost negligible livelihood opportunities due to strict movement restrictions.

The statelessness of and the discrimination against the Rohingya must urgently be addressed.

Who are the Rohingyas?

  • The Rohingya are an ethnic Musl...

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Jan Dhan Yojana and the 1 Billion-1 Billion-1 Billion “JAM” Revolution launched

Date: August 28, 2017

“Three years ago today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a flagship program: Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) aimed at providing financial services to the poor. These included opening bank accounts for the poor, giving them electronic means of payment (via RUPAY cards), and placing them in a position to avail themselves of credit and insurance.

The vision underlying it...

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"Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana"

Date: August 23, 2017

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the renaming of the new Central Sector Scheme - SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) as "Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) " for the period of 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle. Earlier, CCEA in its meetin...

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NITI Aayog to launch "Mentor India" Campaign

Date: August 23, 2017

NITI Aayog is launching the Mentor India Campaign, a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs, established across the country as a part of the Atal Innovation Mission. CEO NITI Aayog, Shri Amitabh Kant will unveil the online nationwide initiative in the capital.

Mentor India is aimed at maximizing the i...

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Kalapani: A Border issue Between India and Nepal

Date: August 21, 2017

Kalapani is a territory disputed between India and Nepal administered however as part of Pithoragarh district in the Uttarakhand state of India. It is situated on the Kailash Manasarovar route, at an altitude of 3600 meters. It is said that the Great Sage Vyasa meditated at this place, giving the region its name - Vyas Valley. A pool by the temple of the Goddess Kal...

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