Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint


Alex Azar, the man who has been picked by US President Donald Trump for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is known to have tripled the price of Insulin in his last stint as a high-ranking executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lily. Azar is succeeding Tom Price who has to resignContinue reading “Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint”

Delhi LG Anil Baijal has granted power of detention to the Delhi Police against anti-CAA protesters


A complaint has been registered against anti-CAA protesters for creating a blockade in Shaheen Bagh. Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has granted the power of detaining authority to the Delhi Police Commissioner under the National Security Act, which allows the preventive detention of an individual for months if the authorities feel that the individual isContinue reading “Delhi LG Anil Baijal has granted power of detention to the Delhi Police against anti-CAA protesters”

Legal awareness builder – How many judges of Supreme Court of India have been removed by impeachment?


No judge of the Supreme Court of India have been removed from their office through impeachment. *This question was asked in the Uttarakhand P.C.S Civil Judge (Pre) Exam, 2008

Department of Military Affairs (of India) – Organisational Chart


Under the newly-created Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, there will be two Joint Secretaries, 13 Deputy Secretaries and 22 Under Secretaries.

Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds


Ministry of Home Affairs is planning to punish West Bengal police officials who have sat on protest with CM Mamata Banerjee for violation of All India Services (conduct) Rules 1968/AIS (D&A) Rules, 1969. Disciplinary Action to be initiated against the below police officers: -Virendra Kumar, IPS, Director General of West Bengal Police -Vineet Kumar GoyalContinue reading “Police officials that took part in West Bengal protests to be punished by MHA on disciplinary grounds”

New Mexico Governor orders withdrawal of National Guard before Trump’s SOTU address


New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered the National Guard for the return of its troops from the southern border, refusing to be part of United States President Donald Trump’s ‘charade’. Gov. Grisham ordered for the return of troops, shortly before Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. Michelle Lujan Grisham, whoContinue reading “New Mexico Governor orders withdrawal of National Guard before Trump’s SOTU address”

Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister


Lebanon’s new interior minister, Raya El Hassan, has become the first Arab (woman) as well as Lebanese woman to take on the charge of a number of government security agencies, ending a nine-month political deadlock. Hassan is one of the total four women elected to the cabinet – setting a new record for women politicalContinue reading “Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister”

Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India


Since the new e-commerce rules have come into force in India on Feb 1, the sales of Flipkart and Amazon fell by as much as 30 percent. The new regulations prohibit e-commerce companies from holding any stakes in companies that sell on their platform. Also for companies whose overall sale volumes cross the 25% markContinue reading “Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India”

Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets


The bail application of American spy suspect Paul Whelan has been denied by a Moscow City Court, in a closed hearing. Whelan is a retired US Marine who was arrested in Russia on charges of spying. According to Whelan’s family, he went to Russia to attend a wedding ceremony – while also denying the chargesContinue reading “Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets”

Maruti Suzuki and Haryana government collaborate to set up industrial training institute in Gurugram


Maruti Suzuki India has signed a pact with Haryana Government to set up a model industrial training institute (ITI). The institute will be known as Japan-India Manufacturing (JIM), which will be located in Uncha Majra village of Gurugram district and expects to train over 500 individuals annually.