Topic 1 : Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum

Why in news: Recently, the police lodged an FIR against Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum general secretary for attempting to wage war against the government of India.

Key details:

Why in news:  In a new development, scientists have discovered fragments of a continent called Argoland in Southeast Asia.

Key details:

Why in news: Some factors have led to an impasse in the development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Key details:

What is the CPEC?

Problem area:

Implications of CPEC for India:

China’s Belt and Road Initiative


Why in news: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a statewide ban on products being sold with halal certificates with immediate effect.

Key details:

What does ‘halal’ mean?

Can non-meat products also be halal?

About Halal certificates:

Why in news: President of India and Prime Minister of India led political leaders in wishing people for Chhath Puja.

About Chhath Puja:

How Chhath is celebrated

Uniqueness of Chhath Puja:

Why in news: Notwithstanding India’s enduring love for cricket, sports in general is often a force in itself: be it the competitiveness that divides people over longstanding rivalries, or the highs and lows of a game that unites millions of people.

Full Quote:

How sports divides and unites

The case of South Africa:

Why in news: Tamil Nadu Governor R. N. Ravi has ‘withheld’ assent for certain Bills passed by the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.

Key details:

Provisions in the Constitution:

Supreme court verdicts:

Recommendations of various commissions:

Way forward:

Why in news: Kerala is set to expand farming of GI-tagged Onattukara sesame.

Key details:

About the Onattukara sesame:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *