EC enforces cVIGIL app to stop violations against the Model Code of Conduct

The 2019 Lok Sabha election is about to kick off in India, and consequently, the Model Code of Conduct has come into effect. The Code of Conduct sets out guidelines for all the political parties that they need to abide by with regard to their meetings, processions, speeches, and general conduct until the final votes […]

Warren pledges to diminish the power held by tech giants for better democracy

Elizabeth Warren, the American politician, and academic who has been serving as the senior United States Senator since 2013, pledged on Friday in Queens to break up the tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google and bring into Silicon Valley new statutes, in case she is elected President in 2020. To restore the balance of power […]

Donald Trump’s commiseration towards Indians waiting to receive green cards

As per officials over 600,000 Indians in the US are waiting to receive green cards, which is a step short of American citizenship and taking this into account US President Donald Trump shows his sympathy to the hundreds of thousands of skilled professionals including Indians who are patiently waiting for years to receive green cards. […]

Google, Facebook and Twitter pledge a code of conduct to EU to tackle misinformation

With a pledge to work together with tech and advertising companies, Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc., are ready to fight the spread of “fake news” online in Europe in order to prevent it from being maligned in the upcoming political elections. It is an ad-hoc alliance comprising Mozilla Corp. and advertising business organizations. […]

Google is accused of “meddling” local elections, warns Russian Govt

Russia has officially warned Google, the US internet giant, against “meddling” in the local elections to be held next Sunday. On September 4, representatives of Russia’s electoral commission, the Prosecutor-General’s Office and the state internet overseer, criticized Google for hosting opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s videos calling for mass protests, asserting Navalny utilising Google’s services to […]

Tech companies meet to prepare for US midterm elections

Top US technology companies including Facebook, Twitter, and Google are meeting today, in San Francisco to discuss strategies in order to prevent meddling in the 2018 US midterm elections. The meeting is held at Twitter’s headquarters and all the companies are supposed to discuss the work they have been doing to combat misinformation. They are to […]

Turkish President vows to boycott iPhones in retaliation to the US sanctions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a boycott of American electronics, including the products of Apple Inc. after the U.S. imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers. This comes in the midst of an ongoing economic crisis in Turkey, with the Union of Chambers and Commodities Exchanges of Turkey and the Turkish Industry and […]

President Trump signed a directive aimed at removing space debris

U.S President Donald Trump signed the third space directive of his presidency on Monday. It will, it is hoped, will nudge the Defense Department and the Commerce Department to step up the United States’ ability to track objects in space and destroy them if necessary. The U.S. military is already tracking more than 23,000 objects […]

Trump expatiate Department of Justice report and rebukes two former FBI agent

Just when everyone thought, the President of the United States Donald Trump would not make a fool out of himself publicly, he decided to take his ever flourishing battle with the FBI to Twitter. Donald Trump has been known for, since being the President of the United States, being notorious on Twitter. He has not previously […]

U.S and North Korea signed a treaty vowing for a complete denuclearized North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and the President of the United States signed a historic treaty where Kim Jong-Un promised to the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula in return for security guarantees from the US President. A statement read, “President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea), […]

India and Indonesia are to upgrade bilateral relations via signing 15 agreements

India and Indonesia on today, May 30 have agreed to upgrade bilateral relations via signing as much as 15 agreements on various areas like defense, trade, maritime affairs, investment and more. The meeting also experienced Modi appreciating and inviting Indonesian businesses to make the most out of the ‘Make in India’ initiative. The 15 agreements […]

Airbus may sell Iranian planes to Tehran after U.S. withdrawal, decision coming soon

The Iranian government has said today, May 11 that European planemaker Airbus will announce its decision on whether it will sell planes to Tehran, within the next few days. This comes right after the United State saying that it will revoke export license required by plane makers to sell commercial aircraft to Iran. Now, Airbus […]