Samridhi Sharma

An aspiring lawyer, currently an Economics student at University of Delhi

Farmer protests: 11th round of talks ‘inconclusive’, no date set for next meeting

11th round of talks between the Centre government and the Farmers’ union took place at Vigyan Bhawan today to discuss the proposal of suspending the farms laws for 18 months and setting up a committee put forward by the government.....Read More

Battle lines drawn between TMC and BJP ahead of polls: All eyes on PM Modi’s visit tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit West Bengal on 23rd January which marks the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The Centre on Tuesday announced that the freedom fighter’s birth anniversary will be observed as “Parakram Diwas”.....Read More

“Goli Maro” politics: TMC vs BJP in West Bengal

Ahead of the West Bengal polls this year, “Goli Maro” slogans were heard at Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP rallies recently. TMC supporters on Tuesday raised the slogan “Bangla ka gaddaro ko, goli maro” (shoot the traitors of Bengal) at....Read More

China minted profits at the cost of locals: CPEC report

Allegations against China have been made for indulging in malpractices and making exorbitant profits at the cost of Pakistani locals from the China Pakistan Economic Corridor by violating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The $62 billion CPEC is a flagship project....Read More

#DontMissYourTurn: ‘Vaccine hesitancy’ among healthcare workers a growing concern, more than 6.31 lakh inoculated so far

India enters day 7 of the ‘world’s largest vaccination drive” today and for the first time since June 2020, the number of active coronavirus cases in India have come below 2 lakh. More than 6.31 individuals from priority groups have....Read More

Xi Jinping inspects Beijing Olympics site: Is it time for the world to solidify #BoycottChina call?

Preparations for 2022 Beijing Olympics are in full swing in China. Chinese President Xi Jinping himself toured the Olympic facilities and inspected the preparatory work on Monday. The President visited both host cities Zhangjiakou and Beijing and met with coaches,....Read More

Sasikala to be released on 27th January: Questions on her political return arise

Former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s close confidante Sasikala is likely to be released from Parappana Agrahara prison, Bengaluru on 27th January. She was sentenced for four years in February 2017 in a disproportionate assets case. Sasikala is set to be released on....Read More

Centre-Farmer meet tomorrow: Amid tractor rally calls, concern over national security on Republic Day escalates

As farmers’ protest enters day 55, farmers continue to protest around the capital against the three farm laws, amidst biting cold in colossal numbers. The 10th round of talks between farmers and the Centre, which was scheduled for today, has....Read More

Coronavirus inoculation drive Day 4: 3.81 lakh vaccinated so far, Bharat Biotech issues fact sheet

The “world’s largest vaccination drive” enters day 4 today. 4.54 lakh people from priority groups have been vaccinated across India until now. India has also reported daily cases below 20,000 from the last 10 days. Currently, the number of active....Read More

India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive begins today; When will it be available to general public?

India started its mega vaccination drive today after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the program at 10:30 AM through video conferencing. Today, around 3,00,00 health care workers will be inoculated at 3006 sites across the nation. In the first phase,....Read More

India’s vaccine roll out: PM Modi to launch the world’s largest immunization drive tomorrow

India is all set to begin the world’s largest vaccination drive from tomorrow. The nationwide COVID vaccine program will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 10:30 AM tomorrow through video conferencing. Close to 3000 sites have been set....Read More

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou lavish lifestyle under scanner: Hearing underway in Canadian court

Meng Whazou has received multiple death threats and some bullets in mail, according to Doug Maynard, the Chief Operating Officer of Lions Gate Risk Management, the security firm that guards her. Maynard also claimed that due to the threats, Chinese....Read More

Karnataka cabinet expansion: MTB Nagaraj, Umesh Katti and 5 other ministers take oath

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday inducted 7 new ministers into his cabinet. MTB Nagaraj, Umesh Katti, Aravind Limbavali, Murugesh Nirani, R Shankar, CP Yogeeshwara, Angara S have been inducted into BS Yediyurappa's cabinet today in the third cabinet expansion in....Read More

ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs across country to promote STEM education

In an attempt to promote STEM, Space Technology and Space Education amongst school students ISRO has adopted 45 Atal Tinkering Labs across India in phase 1 of the Atal Innovation Mission on 11 January, 2021. ISRO has announced that it....Read More

Karnataka cabinet expansion tomorrow at 4 pm: BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka’s much anticipated cabinet expansion is likely to take place very soon. CM B S Yeddyurappa has announced that he has plans to expand his Cabinet at 4 PM on Wednesday, 13th January. The BJP led government in Karnataka was....Read More

Ahead of 1st phase of vaccine rollout from January 16th, Covid-19 vaccines shipped to several states

India, with its huge magnitude faces a greater problem than the development of a vaccine- its production and distribution amongst 130 crore people. The government and frontline workers have been consistently working on the logistical front. To analyse the whole situation....Read More

Nepal FM to visit India on January 14; territorial issues on agenda

Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is scheduled to visit India on 14th January to discuss a gamut of issues including territorial issues that triggered tension between the neighbors last year.  During his visit last year, Indian foreign secretary Harsh....Read More

Pakistan in darkness: Major cities experience blackout due to massive power outage

Pakistan tumbled into darkness on Saturday night as a massive blackout hit major parts of the country. A fault in the Power Distribution System is said to be the cause of the blackout which affected 114 cities including Islamabad, Rawalpindi,....Read More

Bhandara fire incident: 10 Newborns killed in hospital fire in Maharashtra; CM orders probe

In a horrific incident at the Bhandara District general hospital in Maharashtra, 10 infants died due to a fire that broke out in the Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of the hospital. The fire broke out at around 1:30 AM....Read More

US Capitol Siege: Indian flag raised at protest site, sparks anti-national debate

As thousands of Pro Trump supporters gathered outside the US Capitol and violent clashes broke out. In an interesting turn of events, a person holding the Indian Flag could also be seen among the protestors. The presence of the Indian....Read More

WHO Chief ‘disappointed’ as China denies entry to team investigating Covid-19 origins

The Coronavirus outbreak has affected 218 countries and territories and there have been 84,474,195 confirmed cases including 1,848,704 deaths so far. (Source: WHO). The early cases of COVID 19 emerged in late 2019 in Wuhan and since the beginning of the outbreak, China has been....Read More

MEA favours NRI E-ballots proposal: Indian diaspora likely to get a chance to vote

Out of approximately 32 million NRIs only service personnel are allowed to vote leaving 25 million NRIs without the right to be able to vote from the country of their residence. NRIs were given voting rights only in 2011 after....Read More

Farmers’ protest enters Day 39: Next round of talks tomorrow

The three Farm Bills passed by the Centre Government last year in lockdown have been a topic of debate and contention across the country. The bills have witnessed vehement protests not only nationally but from abroad as well. What is....Read More

Mission 2021: Decoding how India’s economy can bounce back to pre-Covid levels and record growth

The Indian economy had been the most critically-affected patient of the Corona Virus Pandemic in 2020. The economy which had already lost the tag of fastest-growing economy in Financial Year 2019, was already creeping slowly on the path of downfall....Read More