Kashmir Issue Current Affairs, GK & News

Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: Key Facts, Reasons, Causes, Impact on India

The territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region has increased recently with heavy clashes. Strategic Location Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are a part of the Transcaucasia region. It is the geographical region on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It consists of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Background In 1920, the ..

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Jammu and Kashmir launch National Generic Document Registration System

On September 18 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the union territory. The territory is now marking a major shift from its previous manual registration system to the online registration system for transactions in purchase or sale of land. Background Before the abrogation of ..

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Pakistan to elevate Gilgit-Baltistan to a full-fledged province

The Pakistan government is to elevate the status of Gilgit Baltistan to a full-fledged province. India on the other hand has conveyed that the entire Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh including Gilgit and Baltistan is an integral part of the country.  Highlights According to the announcement made by a Pakistan Minister, the Prime ..

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India rejects China’s effort to raise Kashmir issue at UN

India has firmly rejected the claim of China to raise the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council. The government has reacted sharply to the demand of China and has asked it to stop interfering in the internal matters of the country. Details China initiated a discussion at the UN Security Council on ..

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Democracy Index released: India ranks 51; Slips 10 positions

On January 22, 2020, the Economic Intelligence Unit released Democracy Index for the year 2019. The index was topped by Norway. Norway was followed by Iceland and Sweden at second and third positions respectively. India was pushed to 51st rank slipping 10 positions as compared to its previous ranking Highlights According to the report, the ..

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