Current Affair Category: Defence & Security

July 16, 2024

The All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968, are a set of regulations that govern the conduct of members of the All India Services, which include the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Indian Forest Service (IFS). These rules are designed to ensure that members of these services maintain the highest standards of […]

June 25, 2024

Enemy Agents Ordinance:

Why in News? The J&K DGP R R Swain has said that those found helping terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir should be tried by probe agencies under the Enemy Agents Ordinance, which is much harsher than the UAPA and has the punishment of either life term or death sentence. The Enemy Agents Ordinance, 2005 (1948) […]

June 18, 2024

SIPRI Report 2024

The SIPRI report says China’s nuclear arsenal increased from 410 warheads in January 2023 to 500 in January 2024, and it is expected to keep growing. India possesses more nuclear weapons than Pakistan, while China has expanded its nuclear arsenal from 410 warheads in January 2023 to 500 by January 2024, according to a report […]

May 28, 2024

What is Zero Debris Charter (ZDC) ?

Why in News ? Twelve countries and European Space Agency (ESA) have recently signed the Zero Debris Charter (ZDC). About ZDC: The Zero Debris Charter (ZDC) is a new initiative launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) in November 2023. It’s the first of its kind to bring together a wide range of space agencies […]

May 7, 2024

What is Sikhs for Justice (SFJ)?

Why in news? Delhi Lieutenant-Governor V K Saxena has recommended a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe against jailed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly receiving political funding from Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). The World Hindu Federation, a diaspora-based Hindu advocacy organisation has alleged that Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party received $16 million from SFJ for […]

March 13, 2024

Advancing Defence Capabilities: iDEX-DIO Initiates DefConnect 2024       

Introduction: iDEX-DIO, operating under the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, is spearheading DefConnect 2024, highlighting the pivotal role of innovation in bolstering national defence capabilities. About Innovations for Defence Excellence-Defence Innovation Organisation: Initiated in 2018, Innovations for Defence Excellence-Defence Innovation Organisation (iDEX-DIO) stands as the premier initiative of the Ministry of Defence, Government […]

March 13, 2024

Understanding Grey Zone Warfare: Navigating the Ambiguity                               

Introduction: The term “grey zone warfare” has gained prominence in discussions surrounding Chinese activities near disputed territories, particularly islands under its claim. Exploring Grey Zone Warfare: Grey zone warfare occupies a nebulous space between overt conflict and peace within the realm of international relations. It encompasses a spectrum of tactics aimed at altering the status […]

March 13, 2024

Exploring the Yars Missile: Russia’s Advanced Intercontinental Ballistic Weapon                         

Introduction: Russia’s recent declaration of a successful test launch of the Yars intercontinental ballistic nuclear missile has drawn global attention to this formidable weapon. The Yars, also recognized as RS-24 or SS-29, represents a significant advancement in Russia’s arsenal, boasting multiple independently targetable warheads and cutting-edge features. Features of the Yars Missile: Advanced Design: The […]

March 13, 2024

India’s Latest Naval Asset: INS Tushil Embarks on Sea Trials   

Introduction: India’s naval prowess sees a significant boost with the initiation of sea trials for INS Tushil, the country’s newest maritime asset, setting sail from Russia’s Baltiysk naval base. INS Tushil: INS Tushil marks the pioneering acquisition under Project 11356M as the inaugural Krivak-III frigate to be procured. This project stems from an Inter-Governmental Agreement […]

March 1, 2024

Understanding Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS)                               

Recently, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) celebrated successful flight tests of the Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile, marking a significant advancement in India’s defence capabilities. Overview of VSHORADS: VSHORADS stands out as a fourth-generation Man Portable Air Defence System (MANPAD) engineered to effectively combat low-altitude aerial threats within short distances. These […]

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