Durga Rajeev

Amid Assam and Mizoram clashes, #ShameOnAssam goes on Twitter’s trend list

Assam and Mizoram have had border disputes for over a century now. On July 26, 2021, the dispute over the state boundary escalated, leaving seven Assam policemen dead. Over 60 individuals were injured due to the same. The recent dispute....Read More

Another truce formula for the warring factions in Rajasthan Congress?

As the crisis in Punjab Congress appears to be over, the Congress high command has now set its focus on the divided house in Rajasthan unit which is split into the Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot factions. Sources suggest that....Read More

Kodak deletes French Photographer’s post that called Xinjiang an ‘Orwellian Dystopia’

Eastman Kodak, an American photography company, has deleted an Instagram post featuring images of Western China’s Xinjiang region, taken by a French photographer who described the region as an "Orwellian dystopia". This comes after an online backlash from Beijing’s supporters.....Read More

Bezos and crew to venture into further space dimensions

A company formed by Jeff Bezos over two decades ago, Blue Origin is taking a huge step on July 20 by sending the world's first unpiloted flight to space, that too with an all-civilian crew. Bezos will be joined by....Read More

BSY to step down as K’taka CM on 26th July; BJP top Brass to decide Next CM

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday stated that he will resign on health grounds. Sources confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted the resignation and it is likely that Yediyurappa will resign on the 26th of this month.....Read More

Punjab Political Crisis: Prashant Kishor meets Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi

Amidst speculation that Rahul Gandhi was involved in finalising a deal between Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and his rival Navjot Singh Sidhu, sources say that election strategist Prashant Kishor called on the former Congress President. Reports suggest that....Read More

China’s new genome editing project: Time for global pushback against Xi?

The World Health Organization on Monday issued a new set of recommendations on human genome editing. This calls for a global registry to track “any form of genetic manipulation” and proposes a whistle-blowing mechanism to raise concerns about unethical or....Read More

PM Modi’s cabinet expansion: 7 women leaders in the new council of ministers

The cabinet reshuffle of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government took place yesterday. 43 ministers took oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan under the administration of the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. Altogether 36 new ministers have joined the cabinet....Read More

EC J&K delimitation panel meet today: J&K parties urge full statehood

The delimitation commission, which aims at redrawing the parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir ought to have an internal meeting at the Election Commission office in Delhi today. Justice Ranjana Desai (Retd) and Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra....Read More

All eyes on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s meeting with Rahul Gandhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu will meet Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in the national capital today. Rahul Gandhi has been conducting meetings with Congress MLAs, MPs and prominent leaders from Punjab at his residence for the last few....Read More

Twitter distorts J&K map, UP Police books Twitter India MD

The Twitter website yesterday displayed a distorted map of India showing Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as separate countries drawing sharp criticism from various quarters. Criticisms are growing as this is not the first time Twitter has displayed the wrong....Read More

Tussle between WB Guv & Mamata; CM calls Dhankar ‘corrupt’

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called State Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar “a corrupted man” yesterday. She claimed that his links with the 1996 hawala scam is yet to be cleared and urged the media to check “whether there was a charge....Read More

India launches 63 BRO infra projects: China steps up military drills

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated 63 infrastructure projects constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) from Ladakh today. He is currently in Leh for a three-day visit to Ladakh. The local administration in Leh has organised a programme and....Read More

EU backstabs India, won’t recognise Covishield; Time for Quid Pro Quo Blockade?

Travellers vaccinated with Covishield, the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine manufactured in India, may not be eligible for the European Union’s “Green Pass”, as per latest reports. Green Pass is an immunity docu ment that is meant to ease travel within and to....Read More

‘People are more aware of the quality of products after Covid’: Ashish Khandelwal

Ashish Khandelwal joined NewsX for an exclusive conversation this week for its special segment NewsX India A-List. Speaking about the company, Mr. Ashish spoke about how the company was formed in 1999 and was made by his forefathers. Having been....Read More

Education is the third eye of a child: Prof (Dr.) Achyuta Samanta

NewsX recently interacted with KIIT and KISS founder Prof (Dr.) Achyuta Samanta as part of its special series NewsX India A-List, wherein he talks about his journey as an entrepreneur and social worker. Speaking about the initial stages of start-up, Prof....Read More

Amid acute water crisis,PM pitches for conservation; how India can lead by example

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) meeting will be held today, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the high-level meeting virtually at 7:30 PM today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the President of the Conference of the....Read More

Ram Mandir scam charge: Mayor Rishikesh Upadhyay’s role under scanner

The Aam Aadmi Party and the Samajwadi Party alleged fraud and corruption over the purchase of land by the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust on March 18 this year. This allegation came yesterday when Nripendra Misra, former Principal Secretary to the Prime....Read More

#CaliphEyesKabul: China-Pak-Turkey axis set, Erdogan Xi’s trojan horse?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would discuss stabilising Afghanistan in his meeting with Joe Biden on the margins of the NATO summit in Brussels on Monday Before leaving for Brussels on Sunday, Erdogan told reporters at Istanbul airport “America is....Read More

‘NATO need to know who its enemies are’, says Macron; Is he hinting at China?

Nearly a year after stating the trans-Atlantic alliance as "brain dead", French President Emmanuel Macron says that NATO still needs to have clarity regarding its strategic priorities. "We need to know who our enemies are and where," Macron told a news....Read More

Covid-19 origin probe gets murkier: Twitter account of Dr Fauci’s whistleblower deactivated

The Twitter account of Kristian Andersen, a Virologist of Scripps Research Institute, who told Dr. Anthony Fauci in an email that Covid "looks engineered" has disappeared. Before the account got deleted, the scientist’s email thread with Fauci was leaked on....Read More

Instagram sued over alcohol-holding Lord Shiva sticker: Complaint filed for hurting religious sentiments

Social media platform Instagram has been sued for showing Lord Shiva in an objectionable manner through its sticker feature. The complaint has been filed by Delhi based resident Manish Singh. The sticker presents Lord Shiva with alcohol in one hand....Read More

Turkey ends the ‘largest-ever naval drill exercise Denizkurdu

Turkish Navy ended the “largest-ever” iteration exercise Denizkurdu. This involved 132 surface vessels, 10 submarines, 43 winged aircraft, 28 helicopters and 14 drones. The country’s naval forces carried out this large-scale exercise, Denizkurdu, every two years. It was most recently....Read More

Jaishankar to visit Kuwait on June 9: Strengthening bilateral ties on agenda

External affairs minister S Jaishankar will be visiting Kuwait on Wednesday. He will be carrying a message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Kuwaiti emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah on matters relating to bilateral ties. Following the death of Sheikh....Read More

Covid-19 pandemic rages on: CBSE Class XII Board Exams cancelled

The Prime Minister chaired a review meeting regarding the Class XII Board exams of CBSE. Officials gave a detailed presentation on the wide and extensive consultation held so far and views received from all stakeholders, including State governments. In view....Read More

Chinese blogger jailed for 8 months over blogging on India- China dispute

A popular Chinese blogger was jailed for eight months on Monday for his sceptical approach towards Chinese casualties during a border clash with India last year. He was convicted of "defaming heroes and martyrs' '. Chou Ziming becomes the first....Read More

Wuhan probe clamour rages: Scientist hunt for ‘Patient Su’

Scientists are searching for a Chinese woman named “Patient Su” who might be the first person to have met with the Covid-19 virus. The 61-year-old woman has been traced to have an address that is nearly three miles from the....Read More