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POLITICS | 4-minute read

AG Perarivalan and the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: What you need to know

After spending 31 years in jail, AG Perarivalan was released by the Supreme Court on May 18. We take a look at the how the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case unfolded in the last three decades.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Gujarat: Patidar leader Hardik Patel quits Congress. How this will impact the Gujarat elections?

Congress Pradesh Committee President in Gujarat announced his resignation from the party on Wednesday. But why his decision comes right before the Gujarat elections?

POLITICS | 4-minute read

What the Gyanvapi dispute is all about

The Gyanvapi issue was revived after several Hindu women sought court's permission to conduct daily prayers of the idols at the outer wall of the mosque. A court later ordered a videographic survey of the complex.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

'Until we meet again,' McDonald’s tells Russia as it exits the country for good

The Ukraine-Russia war has upended a lot of progress made by not only the two countries at war but the entire world.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

How Finland and Sweden are preparing for a war with Russia

Russia wants to keep NATO from reaching its borders, but with the Ukraine invasion, it has pushed more European countries closer to the alliance.

POLITICS | 6-minute read

Delhi HC delivers split verdict on marital rape. What is the case?

Once again the case about marital rape has reached nowhere, except for more delays and hearings. Here is all about the case.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

What is sedition law? All you need to know about Section 124A

The Supreme Court on May 11 put on hold the colonial-era sedition law and directed the Centre and states to not register any fresh FIR invoking the offence.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Putin's cancer to Xi Jinping's cerebral aneurysm, diseases world leaders are battling

There have always been speculation about world leaders' health. A slight change in their appearance or walk can lead to rumours.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Is Sri Lanka on the verge of another civil war?

After days of peaceful protests over the current financial crisis in Sri Lanka, five were killed in violent clashes on Monday. We take a look at how the island nation reached here.

POLITICS | 6-minute read

Taliban orders Afghan women to cover up from head to toe or else...

The Taliban has ordered Afghan women to cover up from head to toe or else face dire consequences.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Vladimir Putin: Conspiracy theories and myths about the Russian President

Putin is the longest serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin. Most Russians see him as someone who can give the country back its lost Soviet-era glory.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Is the US Supreme Court planning to ban abortions?

Protests have gripped the United States over a leaked Supreme Court draft document. The document pertains to the SC Justices’ opinion to strike down decades-old right to abortion law.

POLITICS | 2-minute read

12 hours after Congress Twitter trolled PM Modi for foreign tour, video of Rahul Gandhi partying abroad goes viral

The BJP leaders on Tuesday slammed Rahul Gandhi after sharing a video where the Congress leader is seen at a nightclub in Kathmandu. The Congress hit back saying it's not a crime to attend functions.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

Why PM Modi is on 3-day Europe visit

Amid tensions in the continent over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, PM Narendra Modi is visiting Germany, Denmark and France to strengthen India's partnership with its European partners.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Russia-Ukraine War Day 65: What has happened so far

Thousands of people have died and millions have fled their homes since Russia's invasion of Ukraine started. Take a look at the timeline of events since the war began.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

Karachi blast: Why a highly-educated Shari Baloch blew herself up

Four people, including three Chinese nationals were killed after a suicide bomber carried out a blast at Karachi University. We take a look why a science teacher and a mother of two took such an extreme step.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

What Emmanuel Macron 2.0 means for France and Europe

After a turbulent five years as the youngest French President, Emmanuel Macron has been reelected. Take a look at his political journey, what this means for France and Europe, and the challenges he is going to face.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Before Boris Johnson, what 5 foreign heads wrote in Sabarmati Ashram visitors' book

Dignitaries visiting Ahmedabad have been making sure they go to Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram due to its historical significance. Take a look at the notes by some of the heads of states in the ashram's visitors' log book.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

What is Boris Johnson doing in Ahmedabad?

From trade deals, to defence and more, take a look at what the two-day visit of British PM Boris Johnson to India means.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Reunification of Delhi municipal corporations: What it means for the national capital

The bill that sought reunification of the Delhi municipal corporations has been approved.Take a look at what it means for the national capital and its power structure.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Imran Khan in first speech as ousted PM makes 3 bold statements

Imran Khan in his first speech after losing the Pakistan PM's chair has made bold statements on India, America and even himself.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Himachal Pradesh proves uphill task for Arvind Kejriwal's AAP. Why?

Within two days of a mega roadshow in Himachal Pradesh, AAP dissolved all party units in the state amid defections. Know why the state would be a tough road for AAP in 2022.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

8 things that happened at the latest India-US 2+2 meeting

India and the US discussed a lot of things in their 4th '2+2' meeting in Washington. From Russia-Ukraine war to India's need to be a permanent UNSC member, to a cheeky reply on Russian oil imports, here is the gist.

POLITICS | 2-minute read

4 takeaways from Shehbaz Sharif's first speech as Pakistan PM

Shehbaz Sharif, leader of opposition in the Pakistan national assembly was unanimously elected as the PM of Pakistan. Here are highlights from his first speech.

POLITICS | 6-minute read

Imran Khan as Pakistan PM, a match made in hell

After winning the Cricket World Cup for Pakistan, Imran Khan's 26-year-old political journey so far has been full of ups and downs. Here is a look at the key events.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Who is Shehbaz Sharif, the new PM of Pakistan?

Shehbaz Sharif, leader of opposition in Pakistan parliament is all set to be elected as the next Pakistan PM. Here is a look at his political innings so far.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

JNU clash over non-veg food on Ramnavami: What we know so far

Several students were injured after two groups clashed at the JNU campus on Sunday, Ramnavami. Both the JNUSU and the ABVP have blamed each other for the violence.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Aatmanirbhar India bans import of 101 defence equipment

To reduce its over-reliance on Russia for defence equipment and to avoid security breaches, India is strengthening its local manufacturing.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history as first Black woman in US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has selected Ketanji Brown Jackson as part of its bench. Who is Justice Jackson and how has she balanced the Supreme Court bench?

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Ukraine War gets Russia out of UNHRC. What happens now?

In a bid to further isolate Russia on the global stage over the invasion of Ukraine, the UNHRC on Thursday suspended the nation from its membership.

POLITICS | 1-minute read

YouTubers detained, stripped in MP's Sidhi for 'criticising' BJP MLA

Photos of local journalists and YouTubers being detained and stripped by police in MP's Sidhi have gone viral.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

How Putin failed to take Kyiv: US confirms Russia's retreat from Ukraine capital

The US Pentagon confirmed that the Russian forces have completely retreated from Ukraine’s capital Kyiv after an unsuccessful attempt at a takeover. But the war is not over.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Who are Putin’s daughters? Why has US imposed sanctions on them?

US imposed fresh sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughters and other close members of his family.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Volodymyr Zelenskyy rips Russia apart in UNSC address. 6 points

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, in his latest speech at the UNSC, has slammed the UNSC for its role so far in its action against Russia.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong threatens South Korea: 10 points on the Dictator's sister

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong has spoken up after a while. And her first words were 'scum' and 'annihilation'.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

The Imran Khan and Reham Khan story

Imran Khan's ex-wife Reham Khan has been talking about him, and the political crisis in Pakistan.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Taliban bans opium in Afghanistan, the drug that brought them to power: 5 points

From the world's most impoverished corners to high-end clubs where opium and the drugs it produces is consumed; the supplies mostly come from one place unimaginable, Afghanistan. Now, the rulers want it gone.

POLITICS | 6-minute read

What is this new India-Australia trade deal?

Australia wants to increase exports, now that it has lost China, while India wants to go big and stand strong in 2022. India-Australia's Free Trade agreement is the right thing at the right time.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

Imran Khan is Pakistan PM for now: What you need to know

Imran Khan, in a surprise move on April 3, dissolved the National Assembly of Pakistan and called for fresh elections in 90 days.

POLITICS | 7-minute read

What is happening in Sri Lanka?

It is rare in these modern times to see a democratic nation go from prosperous to nothing in a span of a very short time. The world is witnessing an economic crisis in the penny-less Sri Lanka.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Pakistan PM Imran Khan and a letter at the centre of it all: What we know so far

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has spoken about tabling the conspiracy letter in the National Assembly. Here is what we know so far about the letter.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Why has no Pakistan PM completed the full 5-year term in office?

Right from 1947 to 2018, no Prime Minister in Pakistan has had the privilege of completing their full 5-year tenure. Now, looks like current PM Imran Khan might face the same fate.

POLITICS | 3-minute read

3 reasons Pakistan PM Imran Khan's government might collapse

A key ally of Pakistan PM Imran Khan has joined the opposition ahead of the no-confidence vote. Here are 3 reasons why Imran Khan faces an uphill battle from here.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

6 restrictions Afghanistan women face under Taliban rule

In a fresh order, Taliban has banned women travellers from flying alone. Here are 6 such restrictions set by the Taliban on women in Afghanistan.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Imran Khan cries foreign hand in toppling his govt. 5 highlights from his speech

Imran Khan faces a no-confidence motion in the Pakistan National Assembly. Here are the highlights from his speech on the no-confidence motion.

POLITICS | 6-minute read

Latest from North Korea: Kim Jong-un's warning, a music video and a missile launch

North Korea recently launched a nuclear missile test. The world is worried and nervous. But how powerful is the new missile?

POLITICS | 2-minute read

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as UP CM: A list of his 52 new ministers

Yogi Adityanath took oath as Uttar Pradesh CM for the second time in a big ceremony held in Lucknow. Here are the 52 new ministers in Yogi's cabinet.

POLITICS | 5-minute read

The significance of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s New Delhi visit

There was no official announcement, no flowery welcomes, nothing usual about Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to New Delhi on March 25, 2022. So, what does the visit mean?

POLITICS | 7-minute read

Ukraine-Russia War: Zelenskyy warns of WW III and 10 big updates

It will soon be a month since Russia invaded Ukraine and a war broke out. So far, hundreds of civilians in Ukraine have been killed, many more wounded and talks are yet to conclude.

POLITICS | 4-minute read

Why AK Sharma’s name is doing the rounds in UP politics

Yogi Adityanath takes oath as the UP CM for the second time on March 25, 2022. The big question is this: Will PM Modi's trusted aide AK Sharma be the Deputy CM post?