Mains Value Addition
New Delhi’s tactical half-measure on Kashmir
Will food become costlier?
Syllabus— GS 3: Internal Security
Syllabus – GS 3: Internal Security
Why in News?
More than a conflict resolution exercise, it is about setting the rules of politics and diplomacy.
Syllabus— GS 2- Centre state relations
Clever political move
Ruling party’s political gains
Way Forward: –
Whether or not ruling party’s political gain vis-à-vis the Kashmiri political parties, and tactical gain over Pakistan will help root out insurgency and terrorism from Kashmir is something we will have to wait and see.
A cursory glance at Jammu and Kashmir’s history would show that New Delhi’s deals with Kashmir’s mainstream politicians routinely found little favour with either the ordinary Kashmiri or the agitating Kashmiri.Discuss.
Why in News?
Recently Brent crude prices crossed the $75-per-barrel psychological level which is highest since Oct 2018.
Trends: India & World
In May, the Annual consumer food price index (CFPI) inflation in India is at 5% which far lower than the 39.7% year-on-year rise in the FAO-FPI for the same month.
Till 2020 Feb, the CGPI & FAO-FPI inflation rates moved in tandem, but after 2020 March, the Global food inflation crashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, In India, the Retail food inflation in India hovered around Double-digits till November but eased after, still, global foodprices are recovering.
A look back into the divergence of Inflation between India & World:
The four determinants of future- Food Inflation in India:
What are the implications of Rising Inflation on Indian economy?