Author: Varsha

Was #blockmodi campaign politically motivated?
India, Karnataka

Was #blockmodi campaign politically motivated?

In the past few weeks, there have been certain incidents that have had a deep impact in the minds of the Indian public. One such incident has been the cold – blooded killing of Kannada journalist, Gauri Lankesh on 5th September 2017. She was reportedly shot outside her house in the posh locality of Rajarajeshwari Nagar by three unidentified men in Bengaluru. Twitter was flooded with tweets about the murder; some condemned it while the others made fun of it. One of tweets that caught everyone’s attention was a tweet by a resident of Surat who was followed by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. This led to the blocking of Narendra Modi by many twitter users. Let us dwell into the issue more, to know the reason behind the Block Narendra Modi Campaign and it’s after effects. how #b
Here are the challenges Nirmala Sitharaman could face as Defense Minister
India

Here are the challenges Nirmala Sitharaman could face as Defense Minister

Before going to see the challenges Nirmala Sitharaman could face, look up her early life. Nirmala Sitharaman succeeded Arun Jaitley by becoming the Defense Minister of India on 3rd September 2017.  Before the Cabinet Reshuffle, Arun Jaitley held the portfolio of Ministry of Defense besides the Finance Ministry. She will be the 2nd woman defense minister after Indira Gandhi, and the first woman to hold the full fledged portfolio of the Defense Ministry. This move surprised many political spectators who had never witnessed an oath – taking of a woman for the portfolio of Defense. Nirmala Sitharaman – Educational Qualifications Sitharaman was born on 18th August 1959 in Madurai. She did her graduation from Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College, Tiruchirapalli and Post Graduation in Eco
How did India achieve the integration of Princely States?
Election History, Featured, India

How did India achieve the integration of Princely States?

During the time of independence, India was divided into 564 princely states and Patel was given the responsibility to join the Indian union. According to 1947 independence act, states were free to join either Indian union or Pakistan domicile. Let's look in detail how did India achieve the integration of princely states. Integration of 565 princely states with India - Before the Revolt of 1857, the English East India Company had annexed most of the Indian kingdoms and reduced them to a subordinate position to the Company. The Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Lord Wellesley and Doctrine of Lapse introduced by Dalhousie played a crucial role in the annexation of the Indian kingdoms. But there were many, who remained independent but were controlled by the British. Read more - What Is The