Author: Raghav Gupta

A 20-year-old Political Science Student who has an avid interest in writing and reporting current affairs.

A private security guard of a housing society in Noida and a food delivery partner associated with Zomato were arrested after they clashed on Sunday noon, police said. Ashutosh Dwivedi, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida), said that the scuffle broke between the two after the security guard, Ram Vinay Sharma, denied entry to the food delivery executive, identified as Sabi Singh. The duo has also been booked under CrPC sections 107 (related to maintenance of peace and public tranquillity) and 116 (magistrate’s inquiry into the truth of information upon which action has been taken), officials said. This is the latest…

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Source: DevdiscourseOver 300 businesses in Delhi can soon operate 24X7 Over 300 establishments, including restaurants, hotels, online food delivery services, medicines, and other essential commodities may be able to operate in Delhi 24×7, said some officials.  Delhi LG VK Saxena has approved some exemptions under the Delhi Shops and Establishments Act of 1954 for over 314 businesses. Some of these applications were pending since 2016.  No reaction was given from the side of the labor department, which comes under the purview of the Delhi government. There is also concern regarding the law and order situation in particular and an answer…

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image Source: Zee News According to IMD, several parts of the country are expected to see “heavy to very heavy” downpours on Sunday.  The rain has also brought some relief in the NCR region as temperatures have dropped and the air quality has become good.  Here’s the latest weather forecast by IMD: A “yellow alert” – which indicates bad weather – has been issued by the weather office for central Maharashtra region, Marathwada and Konkan for the next three to four days. Thundershowers `with isolated heavy rainfall’ are expected in almost the entire state, a scientist at IMD Mumbai said.…

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Chennai has been in a preparedness mode in a race against time to brace themselves for the North-Eastern monsoon. The Greater Chennai Corporation has been executing a city-wide stormwater drain project to prepare the city for the onset of the monsoon. Until now, a total of 130km of stormwater drains and 1400 km of desilting have been undertaken. This means that if Chennai witnesses similar patterns of rainfall as last year, there will be few inundation points, according to GCC Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi.  Though the city can derive lessons from the floodings that took place in Bengaluru and Gurugram…

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image source: qz.com The Government of India has decided to observe the UK and Canada in light of recent events wherein symbols of Hinduism were vandalised in the UK and the rapid rise of Sikh radicalisation in Canada. India had taken a strong stance against the violence perpetrated against the Indian community in Leicester and the inaction of the British authorities against the rising Sikh radicalism. UK and Canada’s reaction to India’s warnings In Canada, an organisation by the name of “Sikhs for Justice”, which is based out of Brampton, Ontario, has decided to hold a referendum as well. No…

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Source: Twitter(Centre celebrates Hyderabad Liberation Day) The Central government has celebrated Hyderabad Liberation day today, the first of its kind since the Liberation took place in 1948. Union Home Minister Amit Shah spearheaded the event and the venue was the Parade Ground in Hyderabad.  The event today celebrates the day when the Princely State of Hyderabad was fully integrated into the Indian Union.  When the exercise of integrating the Princely States was in full swing, some states were against joining either India or Pakistan and therefore declared Independence. Amongst these was Hyderabad, the largest Princely State surrounded by Indian Territory. …

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Former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh is set to join BJP in the next week. Singh has also decided to merge his party, the Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) with the BJP.  The former Congress leader had met with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah last week to discuss the details of the same.  Amarinder Singh, who was also the former Chief Minister of Punjab, had resigned from the party following his dishonourable replacement by Charan Singh Channi after his protracted fight with Navjot Singh Siddhu, the leader of the Congress in the state.  After quitting Congress,…

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