Nitish Kumar resigned as Bihar Chief Minister, Modi Backs Nitish

Nitish Kumar resigned as Bihar Chief Minister, Modi Backs Nitish

Nitish Kumar  quit as Chief Minister of Bihar. He ended the two-year-long political experiment. He took himself away from Maha-gathbandhan or Grand Alliance which included his party (RJD), Lalu Yadav and the Congress. On 26 July, 2017, Mr Kumar met with the Governor of Bihar Keshari Nath Tripathi to deliver his resignation. Tejaswi Yadav, son of Lalu Yadav had been […]

Success story of KR Nandini, UPSC IAS 2017 Topper: Exclusive interview

Success story of KR Nandini, UPSC IAS 2017 Topper: Exclusive interview

KR Nandini from Karnataka has topped the prestigious civil services exams 2017, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission or UPSC. It was really a dream for anyone….fourth attempt success in IAS exam is not a cake walk at all. Nandini K R is a trainee. She is an officer of the Indian Revenue Service. Presently KR […]

Indian Army gets M777 howitzers from USA

Indian Army gets M777 howitzers from USA

After a wait of long-long 30 years since the Bofors scandal, the Indian Army got the first two 7 A-2 (Indian) ultra-light howitzers (ULH) from BAE systems of the US on 18th May 2017. The two guns are part of the 25 ready-built weapons that will be supplied by the US over the next two years. Here are some features […]

Edouard Philippe became PM of France, know about him

Edouard Philippe became PM of France, know about him

Edouard Philippe became the Prime Minister of the country on 15th May 2017. Edouard is a member of the Les Républicains party and is close to Alain Juppé, the former Prime Minister who endorsed Macron after he won the first round of the presidential election. People are seeing his appointment as a strategic move by the French […]

Justice Karnan became First High Court Judge to be Sentenced to Jail

Justice Karnan became First High Court Judge to be Sentenced to Jail

On 9th May, 2017, a 7 judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court (SC) which was headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, sentenced Justice C S Karnan who is himself a Calcutta High Court judge, to 6months of imprisonment. Justice Karnan has been sentenced for imprisonment of repeated incidents of contempt of court. It is the […]

SAMPADA – Scheme for Agriculture and Agri-Waste

SAMPADA – Scheme for Agriculture and Agri-Waste

On 3rd May 2017, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) which was chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the re-structuring the schemes of Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under Central Sector Scheme SAMPADA. SAMPADA full form is ‘Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters’. SAMPADA’s  aim is to supplement agriculture, […]