Sena rebels challenge Dy Speaker’s decisions in SC, to be heard today

The Maharashtra rebels camping in BJP-ruled Assam have moved their battle to the Supreme Court. The court will take up two petitions on Monday — one by rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde; the other by 15 MLAs belonging to his camp. The petition challenges the decision by Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal to recognise Ajay … Read more

Explained: 2 years after Galwan clash, where India-China relations stand today

Two years after the Galwan clash in the Ladakh heights, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, and which plunged India-China relations to their lowest in decades, the two sides are normalizing relations in many respects, with the Indian side displaying a pragmatism far ahead of the “lal aankh” rhetoric. Relations now Even though New … Read more

Explainer: Why the rupee sank to an all time low of 78 against the US dollar today

NEW DELHI: The Indian rupee hit another record low on Monday, touching 78.20 against the US dollar on June 13. The rupee is down 5% since January 2022 and the primary reason for this a stronger US dollar index, surging oil prices and dollar outflows from Indian equity and bond markets. Foreign institutional investors have … Read more

Rajya Sabha Election: Battle for 16 key seats in 4 states today- Top updates

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Friday, June 10, 2022, 8:38 [IST] New Delhi, Jun 10: Polling for 16 Rajya Sabha seats in four states will be held on Friday amid claims of attempts at horse-trading by rival which have corralled their MLAs parties in hotels and scenic resorts, prompting the Election Commission to appoint special … Read more

Ukraine Live News, Russia- Ukraine Today News, Russia Ukraine War News, Ukraine Crisis News, World War 3 News, Russia Ukraine Capture

Russia Ukraine War Live, Mariupol Fall to Russia: Hundred days ago, Russian President Vladimir announced a special operation to “denazify” Ukraine. Since then, the war has shown no sign of abating with both Ukrainian and Russian troops claiming victories in various parts of the country. While Ukrainian troops were largely successful in keeping Kremlin’s soldiers … Read more

SC to hear Gyanvapi mosque survey case today: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday stalled Gyanvapi mosque survey related proceedings before a Varanasi court for a day after the mosque management committee a concerted attempt is under way to widen the ambit of a suit seeking right to worship of deities inside the mosque. Here are the latest developments:* Allahabad high court … Read more

Don’t wear shorts they would tell Nikhat, today she is a world champion: Father Jameel

Mohammad Jameel, a former footballer and cricketer, wanted one of his four daughters to pick up a sport. The Nizamabad native picked athletics for his third daughter Nikhat Zareen. A young Nikhat emerged state champion in both the sprint events, but took to the boxing ring on the advice of an uncle. At 14, she … Read more

UPSC CSE Key – May 19, 2022: What you need to read today

FRONT PAGE SC lets Perarivalan walk free, 24 years after death penalty Sillabus: Preliminary Examination: Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc. Main Examination: General Studies II: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Key Points to Ponder: • Who is AG Perarivalan? • A.G. Perarivalan’s … Read more

Lessons for today from India’s 2006 wheat crisis

I was “cooling off” (a bureaucratic term for spending a minimum period in the state after a central posting) in Ranchi in June 2006, hoping to be back in Delhi by October. One morning, I get a call from the establishment officer asking me to report as Secretary of Food and Public Distribution the next … Read more

UPSC CSE Key – May 18, 2022: What you need to read today

FRONT PAGE Rising prices drive wholesale inflation to record high of 15.1% Sillabus: Preliminary Examination: Economic and Social Development Main Examination: General Studies III: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment Key Points to Ponder: • The word ‘Inflation’ is now days very often in News. What do … Read more