IR (International Relations)

Katchatheevu Island

Why in News Katchatheevu Island: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently condemned the Congress party for transferring the strategic Katchatheevu island to Sri Lanka during the 1970s. Overview of Katchatheevu Island Historical Background: Formation: Originating from volcanic activity during the 14th century, Katchatheevu has a long geological history. Administration: In the early medieval period, the island …

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India-Maldives Ties and Foes

Why in the news India-Maldives Ties and Foes? Prime Minister Modi’s posts on X highlighting Lakshadweep as a tourist destination sparked controversy on Social media when Maldivian users began making derogatory remarks. The situation escalated further as Maldivian ministers joined in India-Maldives Ties and Foes. The ministers’ remarks have drawn criticism in India, where several …

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