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India: World’s Largest General Election

India, the most populous country in the world as of 2023 with over 1.4 billion residents, is currently at the polls for its 18th general elections that will last up to 6 weeks. According to reports, about 969 million people are eligible to vote between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition coalition,…

India: $20 Billion Renewable Energy Plant

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) is India’s largest renewable energy company, founded in 2015 with its headquarters in Ahmedabad, India. It is a subsidiary of Adani Group, a multinational conglomerate founded by Gautam Adani in 1988 as a commodity trading business, which specializes in sea and airport management, electricity generation and transmission, mining, natural gas,…

India: $100 Billion Free Trade Deal

The government of India has signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which comprises of Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, and Liechtenstein. Under this deal, India will lift most import tariffs on industrial goods from the four countries in return for investments over a 15 year period amounting to $100 billion…

India: Reliance and Disney Merger

Reliance Industries Limited is a multinational conglomerate that specializes in various industries like energy, retail, mass media, telecommunications, and textiles. Founded in 1958 with its headquarters in Mumbai, India, it is one of the largest companies in the region, and ranks in top 100 companies globally. According to recent reports, Disney India (Indian subsidiary of…

India: 3,272 kg of Narcotics Seized

Gujarat is a western state in the Republic of India. It is the fifth-largest Indian state by area, covering 75,685 sq mi, with a population of 60.4 million residents as of 2011. A major drug bust has resulted in the seizure of 3,272kg of narcotics off the Gujarat coast near the International Maritime Boundary Line…

India: Farmers Protest Unfair Pricing

India, the most populous Country in the world as of 2023 with over 1.4 billion residents, is currently riddled with protests by farmers demanding better prices for their produce. The protesters are marching towards the Country’s capital of New Delhi, where they have been stopped by security forces. According to the BBC, farm leaders have…

India: The Clamp Down on Crypto

The Financial Intelligence Unit – India (FIU-IND), an agency of India’s Department of Revenue, that is in charge of monitoring and controlling financial activities in the country and tackling offences under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, has increased the clamp down on cryptocurrencies. According to recent reports, both Google and Apple have removed…

India: Space Mission to Study Black Holes

A black hole is an area in space where gravity is at a maximum, and nothing can pass through, including light or electromagnetic waves. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a rocket to space with the aim of advancing the study of black holes. According to reports, India’s recent study mission to space is the…

India: Cyclone Michaung makes Landfall

Andhra Pradesh is a state located in the southern coastal region of India. It is the seventh largest state and the tenth most populous, with a total of 49.5 million residents as of 2011. The state shares borders with Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and the Bay of Bengal. According to recent reports, at…

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