Shikha Chaudhry


I upset the apple cart, and then I undo it. NIT Allahabad, Cornell University. Dreamer; Wannabe Writer.
Shikha Chaudhry

Latest News Articles

01 Sep 2023

Jet Airways

ED arrests Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in fraud case  

The Enforcement Directorate arrested Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal on Friday in the Canara Bank fraud case.

23 Aug 2023


Wagner boss, who rebelled against Putin, killed in plane crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner mercenary group, which led an unsuccessful coup against Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly been killed in a plane crash.

20 May 2023


Centre's big move: Issues ordinance on Delhi services

Days after the Supreme Court ruled that the Delhi government must have complete control on the matters of national capital's bureaucracy, the Centre on Friday brought an ordinance, making L-G the final arbiter in the matter.

25 Apr 2023


SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal (95) passes away 

Parkash Singh Badal, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch and former Chief Minister of Punjab, passed away at Fortis Hospital in Mohali on Tuesday. He was 95.

21 Mar 2023


6.6 magnitude quake in Afghanistan, tremors felt in North India 

Strong tremors, lasting for almost two minutes, jolted several states in North India after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan on Tuesday night. This was the third earthquake to hit Afghanistan in 48 hours.

09 Mar 2023

Satish Kaushik

Actor Satish Kaushik dies at 66 due to heart attack

Noted Hindi actor, comedian, filmmaker, and screenwriter Satish Kaushik passed away in the wee hours of Thursday (March 9) due to a heart attack. He was 66.

16 Feb 2023


YouTube CEO is stepping down, Neal Mohan to replace her

YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki announced that she would be stepping down after nine years at the helm of the world's largest online video platform.

01 Feb 2023

Adani Group

Adani Enterprises calls off FPO, will return investors' money

In an unexpected but not surprising move, Adani Enterprises has called off its fully-subscribed Rs. 20,000 crore follow-on public offer (FPO). The decision was taken at a meeting of its board of directors.

12 Jan 2023

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Former Union Minister Sharad Yadav dies aged 75

Former Union Minister and ex-Janata Dal (United) chief, Sharad Yadav, passed away this evening at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram. He was 75.

10 Oct 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav dies at 82

The Samajwadi Party (SP) patriarch and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away shortly after 8:15 am on Monday after a prolonged illness. He was 82.

31 May 2022


Bollywood singer KK (53) dies, heart attack suspected

Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK, as we know him, passed away on Tuesday night. He was 53.

15 Feb 2022


Actor Deep Sidhu, accused in R-Day violence, dies in accident

Actor Deep Sidhu, who was an accused in the last year's Red Fort violence case, has died in a road accident on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway on Tuesday.

22 Jan 2022

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas welcome their first child through surrogacy

Congratulations are in order for Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.

08 Dec 2021

Tamil Nadu

13 dead after IAF chopper carrying CDS Bipin Rawat crashes

An Indian Air Force chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, ANI reported.

02 Sep 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Kashmiri separatist leader, passes away

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has passed away. He was 91. His family sources confirmed that he died at around 10:30 pm on Wednesday.

CBI will probe Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, orders SC

Capping an over two-month-long controversial episode pertaining to the tragic demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Supreme Court on Wednesday tasked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) with the probe.

11 Jul 2020


Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek test positive for coronavirus; hospitalized

In an unfortunate development, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. They both have been admitted to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai.

09 Jul 2020


Veteran actor Jagdeep (alias Soorma Bhopali) dies

Veteran actor-comedian Jagdeep, best known for his roles in films such as Sholay, Andaz Apna Apna has passed away on Wednesday. He was 81.

17 Jun 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

In an unfortunate turn of events, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has tested positive for coronavirus. After his fever worsened, he was advised to take the second test.

14 Jun 2020


Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rocks Gujarat, epicenter near Rajkot

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Gujarat's Rajkot at 8.13 PM today; the epicentre was reportedly 118 km north-northwest of Rajkot.

01 Jun 2020

Salman Khan

Music composer Wajid Khan (43) dies due to coronavirus

In a terrible piece of news, music composer Wajid Khan (43) of Sajid-Wajid fame has passed away. He was suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS: Details here

In a recent development, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been admitted to Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), after he complained of chest pain. He is under observation at cardio-thoracic ward of the hospital.

30 Apr 2020


Rishi Kapoor hospitalized, brother Randhir confirms he is not well

On Wednesday, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor was admitted to Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai.

21 Apr 2020


Amid coronavirus crisis, US oil prices turn negative

For the first time in history, the price of US oil has turned negative. It implies that the oil producers are paying the buyers to offload their commodity over fears that they would run out of storage capacity in May.

07 Apr 2020

Matt Hancock

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

18 Mar 2020


Coronavirus Outbreak: CBSE, JEE exams postponed to after March 31

On Wednesday, the HRD ministry asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and all educational institutions to postpone the examinations till March 31, because of the coronavirus outbreak.

03 Mar 2020


This Sunday, thinking of giving up social media: PM Modi

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he was deliberating of giving up his Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts in a week. However, he didn't divulge the reason.