India-Pakistan Current Affairs - 2020

13th India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting held virtually

On August 17, 2020, India and UAE held their 13th Joint Commission Meeting virtually. Highlights The five sub-committees from India and UAE participated in the meeting. This included the following Economic, Trade and Investment Cooperation Defence and Security Cooperation Education, Culture and Youth Cooperation Consular and Community Affairs Cooperation Overview and High-level Exchanges The countries Read More…

Pakistan’s new political map

Pakistan recently released a new political map claiming the entire territory of Jammu & Kashmir, and part of Gujarat including the erstwhile state of Junagadh as part of its territory. Background In recent times in the wake of the global pandemic when the whole world is fighting against the deadly virus in unison, our neighbours Read More…

Pak appoints three senior lawyers in Kulbhushan Jadhav’s Case

A two-member bench of Islamabad High Court comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb appointed the three senior lawyers in the case of 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav. Background Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on the charges of spying and terrorism in April 2017. India Read More…

July 26: Kargil Vijay Diwas

On July 26, 2020, India marked Kargil Vijay Diwas. The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tribute at National War Memorial. The day marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil war. Highlights On July 26, 1999, Indian Government culminated “Operation Vijay” and declared victory after three-month long battle in Kargil. Kargil War The Kargil Read More…

Operation Desert Chase

The Rajasthan Police recently arrested two civil defence employees in Jaipur based on Military Intelligence inputs. They were arrested upon the input that they were passing sensitive information to Pakistan spy agency ISI (Inter Service Intelligence). The information was passed under Operation Desert Chase. Operation Desert Chase The Operation is an anti-espionage operation that was Read More…