On March 31, 2021 The meeting of the India-Bahrain High Joint
Commission (HJC) which is a Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) was held in virtual
mode. Both sides highlighted their strong bilateral ties spanning a wide range
of areas and which was also reflected in the excellent cooperation between the
two countries in handling Covid-19 situation.
Pakistan has decided to lift its ban of Cotton and Sugar
imports from India. India –Pakistan trade was always impacted by its political
relations. Indian goods exports to Pakistan fell by 16% in 2016-17 in comparison
to 2015-16 because of Uri attack and the Indian Army’s surgical strikes on
militant launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in 2016.
Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership
Agreement between India and Mauritius
The commerce ministry of India recently announced that the
Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement between India and
Mauritius which is a kind of free trade agreement would come into effect from
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recently
directed East Godavari Collector to initiate action within eight weeks on the
alleged demolition of 16 houses of the Polavaram irrigation project evacuees at
Seetaram village without settling the Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R&R)
package . Rights Watch Andhra Pradesh has lodged this case in NHRC.