SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Born: September 27, 1907; Executed on March 23, 1931 Publications: Why I Am An Atheist: An Autobiographical Discourse, The Jail Notebook And Other Writings, Ideas of a Nation. Associations: Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Hindustan Republican Association, Kirti Kisan Party, Kranti Dal. In March…

Delhi journalist arrested under the Official Secrets Act (OSC): What is this OSC

The colonial-era, OSC (Act XIV), 1889, was brought in with the main objective of muzzling the voice of a large number of newspapers that had come up in several languages, and were opposing the Raj’s policies. It was amended and…

Rajya Sabha passes The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill: About Epidemic Act

The Rajya Sabha passed The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 — legislation that provides for up to five years in jail for those attacking doctors and healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak or during any situation akin to the current…

India beats China, becomes member of UN’s ECOSOC body

India has been elected as a member of the United Nation’s Commission on Status of Women, a body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). India, Afghanistan and China had contested the elections to the Commission on Status of Women….

US Open 2020 men’s final: Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev

Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev and pulled out a 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory at Flushing Meadows for his first Grand Slam, US open, title. Dominic Thiem becomes 1st player since,Pancho Gonzalez,  1949 to win US Open after…