Context: Uptick for India on sanitation in UN Report (including the gist of the news). This article deals with the most significant cleanliness campaign of the Government of India, the various initiatives taken under it and the associated problems.

Context: India to be most populous by 2027 (crux also included). India is set to overtake China as the most populous country by 2027. It will have almost 1.64 billion inhabitants by 2050. China, on the other hand, is expected to become smaller, dropping from it's current 1.43 billion to approx.. 1.4 billion by 2050 Though India will have the highest increase in absolute numbers, its rate of growth is slowing.

Context: U.S. decided to deploy more force in West Asia (including the crux of the news). There have been increasing tensions between US and Iran since US President Donald Trump declared its decision to come out of the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal that was signed between Iran and P5 +1(Permanent UNSC member countries + Germany).