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cVigil App – Report the Model Code Violations easily

cVigil App is an attempt to empower the voters throughout the country. The app is a pilot project of the government through which users can report the violations of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in a poll-bound state. The app aims at curbing the malpractices conducted by candidates and activists of political parties. Now, the citizens don’t need to rush to the Election Commission or look for other alternatives as one can simply record a [...]

Saubhagya scheme was launched by the Modi government in September last year with a motive to electrify both rural and urban Indian households deprived of electricity by December 2018. The scheme took off well with 93% of the Indian households having access to the power supply as on date. As the closure date of the Saubhagya scheme is approaching, the government has decided to speed up the electrification process in the remaining states of the [...]

Every year, on 8th October India proudly celebrates the Indian Air Force Day as on this day the Air Force was established in 1932. The day is celebrated to commemorate the official establishment of the Indian Air Force as an auxiliary body of India. Earlier, the Indian Air Force was named as the Royal Indian Air Force but with the transition of government to republic in 1950, the prefix was removed. On this day, a [...]

ISRO Mission Gangayaan

  While addressing the people of India on the event of Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an announcement that three Indian men or women would go into space by 2022. This has put Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under great pressure as with this announcement, it has finally got a conclusive deadline for the Gangayaan project it has been working on since 2004. With the Gangayaan mission [...]

After months of a tussle over the privacy issues associated with the Aadhaar ID, finally, the Supreme Court has given its verdict today. A five-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra declared Aadhaar ID as constitutionally valid and rescinding Section 33(2), 47 & 57 of the Aadhaar Act relating the usage of the document. The decision of the apex court came after 38-days of hearing subsequent to the filing of the petition [...]

Vijay Mallya

The “King of good times”, Vijay Mallya has been dodging the hands of justice for almost three years now- a statement he, however, refutes. Mallya, who owes an amount of about 9000 crores to 17 Indian banks, is being investigated under charges like financial fraud and money laundering. Mallya’s case, that regularly goes in and out of fame, recently credited another set of controversies to its name. Mallya fled from the country in 2016 and [...]

CM of Uttarpradesh

The state of Uttar Pradesh, which has been home to powerful empires during the of ancient and medieval times, is the most populous state in today’s time. In fact, UP is the most populous country subdivision in the world. The state has nearly 200 million inhabitants and is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts with the capital being Lucknow. Before independence, the state was created as the United Provinces on April 1, 1937. Post-independence [...]

Swachhta hi seva- New Modi Government Campaign launched

On September 12, this year, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi announced the launch of “Swachhta hi seva” campaign, commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is a part of the Swachh Bharat campaign and will go on for two weeks (September 15-October 2), concluding on Gandhi’s birth anniversary, as well as the fourth-year anniversary of Swachh Bharat. What is Swachhta hi seva? “From today till October 2, let us rededicate ourselves towards fulfilling Bapu’s [...]

Made in China or Made in Vietnam: Which One is Better for India?

For the longest of times, our Indian market has been marked by “Made in China” tags here and there. Regardless of the product in question, one can be almost certain to see Chinese products stocked up on the shelves. Not exactly surprising when you look at our import statistics. China accounts for nearly 16.2% of India’s imports. Despite China having a stronghold in the international trading, one of its neighbors has made impressive improvement in [...]

Child Obesity

हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें According to a 2017 study by the New England Journal of Medicine, India has the second highest number of obese children in the world, coming only behind China. While globally, over two billion children and adults fall under the category of being “obese”, the number of obese children in India was a shocking 14.4 million. Another study conducted in South India showed the number of over-weight children [...]

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