World’s Biggest Election Starts

India is world’s largest democracy with 90 crores (900 million) voters. This number is four times eligible voters in the United States of America, the second largest democracy. In 2019-India general election, 10 percent of world’s population is eligible to vote. There are 8.3 crores (83 million) new voters since 2014

Kartarpur corridor meeting: Five key demands

Maiden Kartarpur corridor meeting concluded March 14 with following key demands from India. First - Number of pilgrims: India: Initially the number of pilgrims allowed daily should be 5,000 and 15,000 on special occasions. Entry should be visa free. Pakistan: No commitment yet, the proposal was 500 pilgrims per day. Second - Days and

Still out of bounds madrassa bombed by IAF

Reuters team was prevented from visiting the bombed site for third time citing security concerns. Pakistani official said that no visit would be possible for a few days more due to security issues. High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday showed the madrasa appears to be standing, virtually unchanged from

Another twist: Rafale documents not stolen

Attorney General K K Venugopal on Friday claimed the Rafale documents were not stolen from the Defence Ministry and that what he meant in his submission before the Supreme Court was that petitioners in the application used “photocopies of the original” papers, deemed secret by the government. "I am told the

Centralized Database for DLs and RCs

The road transport and highways ministry of India had issued notification making it mandatory for all states to follow the same norm for driver license and vehicle registration certificates from October 1, 2019. These documents will have QR code which can be scanned by the handheld device to get the

Big Guns, Sonia and Rahul, Ready For Battle: Election 2019

Congress party has come out with the first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi will contest Rae Bareli and Amethi seats in Uttar Pradesh respectively. The first list does not include Priyanka Gandhi. The elections to 17th Lok Sabha are few

Indian Defence Ministry needs Defence

It was reported by the central government to Supreme Court that Rafale jet deal papers were stolen from the defence ministry. The Supreme Court has put off hearing in the case to petitions filed seeking review of its December 2018 verdict refusing to order a probe into the Rafale fighter jets

March 14 Kartarpur corridor meeting to go ahead

India and Pakistan will go ahead with planned meeting to finalizes the process of opening of Kartarpur sahib corridor. The Pakistan delegation will visit India on March 14. This will be followed by Indian officials visit to Islamabad on March 28 to discuss the draft agreement. The meeting was earlier

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