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Arvind Kejriwal is third time lucky too! 

The Aam Aadmi Party swept back to power in Delhi with 62 seats, giving stiff defeat to yothe BJP with just 8 seats. Congress could win a single seat in the 70-member legislative assembly.  Arvind Kejriwal would be back as chief minister for the third time. AAP won 67 seats in 2015 but this time’s […]

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Uddhav Thackeray is the Maharashtra CM

After an eventful week, Uddhav Thackeray became the new chief minister of Maharashtra with the help of Congress and NCP. Devendra Fadnavis who took oath as the CM had to resign because he couldn’t prove majority in the state assembly.  BJP and Shiv Sena broke their alliance after the elections on the issue of chief […]

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Maharashtra under President’s Rule

President’s Rule has been imposed on Maharashtra as no party could form the government in the state.  After the Assembly Elections, BJP got the maximum number of seats (105) followed by Shiv Sena (56), NCP (54) and Congress (44). The no party got a majority of 145 and BJP and Sena refused to form an […]

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RCEP: Know more about free trade

India has decided to opt out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which could become the world’s biggest trade agreement. India thinks that the treaty or deal would affect our farmers and smaller businesses adversely.  What is RCEP The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a free trade agreement originally devised to consist of 16 countries […]

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BJP back in Maharashtra, Haryana sees tussle

The results for the Vidhan Sabha, or State Assembly, elections in Maharashtra and Haryana are out. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Shiv Sena would hold the power for the second time in a row as they have gained a clear majority.  In 288 seats, BJP and Shiv Sena won 162 while opposition Congress […]

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Maha Polls: Know more about State Assembly Elections

The state of Maharashtra would go to polls next week. On October 21, people in the state would vote for the new government. And on October 24, the results would be out.  The new government would sit in the Vidhan Sabha. The state elections or Assembly elections, as they’re called, are also held every five […]

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Ayodhya issue: Ram Janmabhoomi and Babri Masjid dispute

The Supreme Court of India has announced that it would wrap up all the hearings related to Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute by October 17 this year. Does this mean the resolve is near? It’s still not sure. But before someone asks you about the issue, here’s more about it so you answer them with confidence. […]

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Howdy Modi echoes in Texas

Prime Minister Modi and US President Donald Trump shared the stage at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event in Houston on Sunday, 22 September. The two leaders addressed the Indians at the NRG Stadium in the presence of about 50,000 audience. It was a great show of strength for India in the US with President Trump on […]

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What is NRC, and how it affects us?

The NRC or National Register of Citizens is the register which contains the names of all the citizens of India. Think it like your class attendance register. Would you be a member of your class if your name is not in the register? The NRC tries to know if the names in the register are […]

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Highlights: Modi in Russia

India shares a special friendship with Russia. The two countries have stood together at each other’s time of need. Having a superpower at her side is an advantage for India as it makes the world listen to what we say. It is also beneficial to Russia as India is a rising superpower with technological advances […]