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FULLY COMMITTED TO NEP, SAYS PM MODI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday he is “fully committed” to the National Education Policy, NEP, which was launched last month, as he assured it will be implemented fully.
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Women’s Day: PM Modi signs off from social media accounts, seven achievers take over

Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed off his social media accounts on Sunday and said seven women achievers will share their life journey through his...
Covid-19

IIFA, Delhi fashion week, other events postponed amid coronavirus scare

Due to growing concern over novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA), that was scheduled to be held in Madhya Pradesh,...
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No need to panic: PM Modi urges Indians over coronavirus scare

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that there was "no need to panic" over the coronavirus scare in India. In a series of tweet,...
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PM Modi tweets women to share motivational stories using #SheInspiresUs

On the occasion of Women's Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be handing over his social media accounts "to women whose life, work inspire...
General elections in mind: Modi govt to hike salaries of govt employees in Jan 2019?

Chitrakoot: PM Modi lays foundation for 296 km Bundelkhand Expressway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone for the Bundelkhand Expressway in Chitrakoot. Prime Minister Modi also launched 10,000 farmer producer organisations...
Taliban Withdraw From Ghazni after 4-Day Long Operation

US-Taliban to sign peace treaty, India to be an “observer”

The United States is ready to sign a peace treaty with Islamic fundamentalist organisation, Taliban that paving a new way of establishing peace after...
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Delhi violence: Ajit Doval visits affected areas, says situation is “under control”

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said that the situation in north eastern parts of Delhi is “under contro”. Doval who visited...
Melania Trump at Sarvodaya Co Ed Senior Secondary School, Nanakpuri, New Delhi.

Melania Trump attends “happiness class” at Delhi school during India visit

US First Lady Melania Trump, who is in India on a two-day trip, visited Sarvodaya Co-Ed Senior Secondary School in Delhi’s Nanakpura to attend...
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Donald Trump India visit LIVE: US President and FLOTUS arrive in New Delhi

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in New Delhi after a guided tour of the 17th century monument Taj Mahal,...

Myanmar President U Win Myint to visit India from Feb 26 to 29

The President of Myanmar U Win Myint will be visiting India between February 26 to February 29, reports ANI. The President will be accompanied...
GOOD MORROW, FOLKS: US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One to depart for Israel from King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Reuters/UNI

Melania Trump to visit Delhi govt school during India tour

First Lady Melania Trump, who will be India for a two-day trip, is all set to visit the classrooms of a Delhi government school...
Trump Warns Iran Not To “Threaten” Or Face “Consequences”

Donald Trump to inaugurate Motera Stadium, address audience at ‘Kem Chho Mr President’ event

US President Donald Trump is set to visit India for a two-day trip starting February 24. He will be accompanied by First Lady Melania...
SHOW OF RESPECT: AICC president Rahul Gandhi garlands the statute of Chatrapathi Shivaji at Dharwad during his Jahashirvad Yatra on Monday evening, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddahramaiah is also seen, UNI

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to Shivaji Maharaj on his 390th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, on his 390th birth anniversary. The Prime Minister on his Twitter said, “Bowing to...
India, Seven Others to Get US Waivers on Iran Oil Import

Not treated well by India, but I like PM Modi a lot: US President...

US President Donald Trump has said that he is "saving the big deal" with India for later and he "does not know" if it will...

Article 370, Citizenship Amendment Act in national interest: PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Centre had taken decisions on Article 370 abrogating special status for J&K and the Citizenship Amendment...
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Arvind Kejriwal invites PM Modi, ‘Baby Mufflerman’ for his swearing-in ceremony

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who will take oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi, has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to...
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DefExpo 2020: India targets defence export worth $5 billion in next five years

India is aiming to increase defence export to US$ 5 billion in the next five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while inaugurating the DefExpo...
NAMASTE: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during Advantage Assam: Global Business Summit, in Guwahati, UNI

PM Modi to visit Kokrajhar in Assam on February 7, his first after anti-CAA...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Kokrajhar, Assam on February 7 to take part in a rally which is being organised to celebrate...
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Union Budget 2020 has both vision and action, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam on the first budget of this decade and said 'the budget has both a vision...

Mahatma Gandhi’s 72nd Death Anniversary: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute at Rajghat

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid their homage to Mahatma Gandhi on...
THAT TIME OF YEAR: Soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a winter morning in New Delhi, India, Reuters/UNI

71st Republic Day celebrations: Brazil’s Prez Jair Bolsonaro arrives amid criticism, city under thick...

Preparations are in full swing to celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day parade this Sunday at the India Gate, New Delhi. The day is celebrated...
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‘Pariksha pe charcha’: PM Modi interacts with students on tackling board examination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed lakhs of students and teachers in a live interactive session called 'Pariksha pe charcha' at Delhi's Talkatora Indoor...

My statement on Rahul Gandhi was cherry-picked, says Ramachandra Guha

Historian and writer Ramachandra Guha on Saturday clarified his stand on Rahul Gandhi's politics after he criticised the former Congress chief at Kerala Literature...

Amazon India Summit: President Jeff Bezos promises to invest $1 billion in India

Jeff Bezos, who is on a three day visit to India, has promised to invest $1 billion digitising small and medium businesses in India....
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PM Modi seeks suggestions for Budget 2020 on MyGov portal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for ideas and suggestions for Union Budget 2020. He said the budget was the aspiration of all Indians...
Narendra Modi sweeps back to power, Opposition fails to put up a fight in most states

Nanavati panel’s clean chit for Modi-led Gujarat government in 2002 riots

The Nanavati Commission report on the 2002 Gujarat riots has given a clean chit to the state government led by then Chief Minister Narendra...
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Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: PM Modi accuses Congress of “creating a mess in Kashmir”

With the first phase of polling in 13 constituencies of 81-member Jharkhand Assembly concluded peacefully with 62.87 voter turnout, all the parties have begun heated campaigning...
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PM Modi addressed party rally in Jharkhand’s Khunti ahead of Phase 2 polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Jharkhand's Khunti. After this, the PM will head to Jamshedpur to address another rally. देखिए लाइव खूंटी, झारखंड...
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BJP to rule Maharashtra again, Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Chief Minister

In a stunning Saturday surprise, the country woke up to visuals of BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis taking oath as the next chief minister of...
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PM Modi including other leaders extends birthday wishes to Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s close friend and Home Minister Amit Shah has turned 55 today (Tuesday, Oct 22). His friends and colleagues from political...
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PM Modi’s poem wins accolades

Prime Minister Narendra Modi releasing a Tamil version of his poem on Mamallapuram ocean's beauty has won applause from Tamil film personalities. Acknowledging their appreciation,...
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PM Modi attacks Congress as campaigning for assembly Polls Ends

As campaigning for the Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana came to an end on Saturday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked the Congress,...
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History will take note of every person who ridiculed abrogation of Article 370: PM...

Campaigning has reached a feverish pitch in Maharashtra and Haryana, as the two states go to polls on October 21. It looks as if...
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PM Narendra Modi lashes out at the Opposition on Article 370 issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, lashed out at the opposition for politicising the Article 370 issue. Addressing an election rally in Akola in Maharashtra, the...
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Prime Minister Modi lashes out at Congress over its stand on Article 370

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accused Congress leaders of spreading rumours in the country and abroad over the scrapping of Article 370. PM Modi...

Rahul pleads not guilty in ‘thieves share Modi surname’ defamation case; next hearing Dec...

Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi today – Thursday, Oct 10 – said the string of defamation cases filed against him were...
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Inflation below 4 per cent, Centre hikes dearness allowance to 17 per cent, up...

While the Modi government claims credit for containing inflation and keeping it below four per cent, it proceeded to gift “the highest ever” hike...
Delhi on high alert this festive season

Delhi on high alert this festive season

Security has been beefed up across the national capital after police received intelligence input of a possible terror strike, a senior police official said...
Nationwide “Paryatan Parv 2019” Inaugurated with fanfare at Rajpath in New Delhi

Nationwide “Paryatan Parv 2019” Inaugurated with fanfare at Rajpath in New Delhi

The nationwide Paryatan Parv, 2019 was on October 2, inaugurated in New Delhi by the Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Information...
Govt puts off single-use plastic ban in view of economic slowdown

Govt puts off single-use plastic ban in view of economic slowdown

Shelving its plan to impose a countrywide ban on single-use plastic, the government has said that the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign launched by Prime...
Worst monsoon in 25 years kills 148 across India: Floods ravage Patna, Defers all October 2 Programmes

Worst monsoon in 25 years kills 148 across India: Floods ravage Patna, Defers all...

India recorded its highest rainfall this Monsoon since 1994, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday, September 30, classifying it 'above normal.   Incessant rains...
Urban India to be declared Open Defecation Free on October 2

Urban India to be declared Open Defecation Free on October 2

Urban India on Wednesday, October 2, will be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF), even though West Bengal has refused to work towards achieving the...
Three terrorists killed during gun battle in J&K's Ganderbal; Arms seized

Three terrorists killed during gun battle in J&K’s Ganderbal; Arms seized

Security forces on Saturday, September 28, killed three terrorists in an exchange of fire that took place in the Naranag village of Ganderbal district...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 17 minutes speech at UNGA - Full Text

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 17 minutes speech at UNGA – Full Text

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday Evening, September 28, addressed the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. Your Excellency,...
India-Pak two nuclear states at very serious odds with each other, got to work it out: Trump

India-Pak two nuclear states at very serious odds with each other, got to work...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Sep 25, said he discussed Kashmir with the top leadership of India and Pakistan and offered to arbitrate...
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Yogi Adityanath and UP lawmakers to adopt a TB patient each

UP Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh on Tuesday, September 24, urged all UP ministers and legislators to adopt a tuberculosis (TB) patient each and...
Sabah Hamid resigns from Gates Foundation in protest against Global goalkeeper Award conferred to PM Modi

Sabah Hamid resigns from Gates Foundation in protest against Global goalkeeper Award conferred to...

Sabah Hamid, Communications specialist at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation resigned on Tuesday, September 24, in protest against the organisation’s decision to honour...
Global Goalkeeper Award conferred to PM Modi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Global Goalkeeper Award conferred to PM Modi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation‘s Global Goalkeeper Award was conferred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the fourth...

UN Secretary-General appreciates India banning Single-Use Plastic

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday, September 24, appreciated Indian government’s resolution to ban the usage of single-use plastic in the country, a move...
PM Modi inaugurates Solar Park & Peace Garden at UN HQ in honour of Gandhi

PM Modi inaugurates Solar Park & Peace Garden at UN HQ in honour of...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the presence of UN chief Antonio Guterres and other world leaders, on Tuesday, September 4, inaugurated the Gandhi Solar...
Modi backing Trump in US poll campaign against India’s foreign policy, alleges Congress

Modi backing Trump in US poll campaign against India’s foreign policy, alleges Congress

Congress has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the time-honoured principle of India’s foreign policy of not getting involved in domestic politics of...
Sunday protests to save Aarey trees continue

Sunday protests to save Aarey trees continue

Citizens protesting against the construction of Metro car shed in Aarey Forest formed a human chain for the fourth consecutive Sunday this week, September...
Strategic Partnership expected out of Howdy Modi event: Dr. Manish Rungta

Strategic Partnership expected out of Howdy Modi event: Dr. Manish Rungta

Dr. Manish Rungta, a Gastroenterologist and the President of the Executive Committee, India House said he is super-excited to welcome Prime Minister of India,...
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ICPA appeals Amit Shah to return pending dues of Air India employees

Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) on Wednesday, September 18, wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah appealing to return pending dues of Air India retired...
PM Modi’s plane not allowed in Pakistan airspace: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

PM Modi’s plane not allowed in Pakistan airspace: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Pakistan on Wednesday, September 18, denied India's request to allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's VVIP flight to use its airspace for his upcoming visit...

Didn’t call 8 crore people Ungrateful: BJP’s Pon Radhakrishnan clarifies

BJP leader and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Tuesday, September 17, clarified that he did not call all Tamils ‘Ungrateful’ but said he...

NTPC to build India’s biggest Solar Park in Gujarat

India’s National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC Ltd.) plans to set up a 5 gigawatt solar park in the western state of Gujarat, the...
Mamata Banerjee runs into the PM's wife at Kolkata Airport

Mamata Banerjee runs into the PM’s wife at Kolkata Airport

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ran into Prime Minister Modi’s wife, Jashodaben, at Kolkata airport on Tuesday, September 17, before boarding her flight...
APN Mudda

Modi is taking the message of New India to all

Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 69th birthday today, and many leaders including opposition leaders, wished him. APN’s popular debate Mudda discussed the PM’s achievements and his...
Gold Crown to mark PM Modi’s Birthday

Gold Crown to mark PM Modi’s Birthday

A Varanasi man offered gold crown weighing 1.25 kg to Lord Hanuman at the Sankat Mochan Temple on Monday, September 16 to mark Prime...
Bike rally flagged off from Delhi for Vadnagar for PM Modi’s 69th Birthday Celebration

Bike rally flagged off from Delhi for Vadnagar for PM Modi’s 69th Birthday Celebration

As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday celebrations on September 17, a bike rally to spread his social messages flagged off from...
Dozens still missing after sight-seeing boat capsized in Godavari killing 12

Dozens still missing after sight-seeing boat capsized in Godavari killing 12

At least 12 people have drowned and dozens of others are missing after a sightseeing boat capsized in Godavari River near Devipatnam in Andhra...

Amit Shah to launch fifth International Ramayana Festival in New Delhi

Home Minister Amit Shah is set to inaugurate the fifth International Ramayana festival to be organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)...

Nagas will not merge into the Union of India, but will coexist as two...

NSCN-IM in a statement on Wednesday, September 11, said Nagas will not merge into the Union of India, but they will coexist with the...
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PM to launch 3 national level and 2 state level schemes from Jharkhand on...

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday (September 10) said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch three national level and two state level schemes...

Govt cut ISRO scientists’ salaries when they were working on Chandrayan-2 mission

While the nation expresses pride and solidarity with the scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) racing against time to re-establish communication with Vikram...

Pak quietly releases Jaish chief Masood Azhar for terror attacks: intelligence report

After repeated sabre rattling by Pakistan following Narendra Modi government’s Article 370 move, intelligence agencies reported that Pakistan has secretly released Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana...
PM Modi inaugurates First ‘Make in India’ Metro Coach in Mumbai

PM Modi inaugurates First ‘Make in India’ Metro Coach in Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (September 7) inaugurated the first coach for Mumbai Metro built under the 'Make in India' programme. Accompanied by...
PM Modi consoles emotional ISRO Chief with a warm hug after Vikram contact lost

PM Modi consoles emotional ISRO Chief with a warm hug after Vikram contact lost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugged and consoled an emotional K Sivan, the chief of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), outside the Chandrayaan 2 mission...
Chandrayaan 2 set for Historic Landing: PM with 60 students to watch Live

Chandrayaan 2 set for Historic Landing: PM with 60 students to watch Live

Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the Moon, is all set to make a soft landing near the lunar South Pole tomorrow, September 7, 2019...
PM Narendra Modi refuses sofa, asks for chair at the Eastern Economic Forum

PM Narendra Modi refuses sofa, asks for chair at the Eastern Economic Forum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (September 5) declined a comfortable sofa kept especially for him at the photo session and instead asked for...

PM announces 1 Billion dollar Line of Credit for Russia Far East’s Development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (September 5) announced that India will extend a 1 billion dollar Line of Credit to Russia's Far East,...

Modi meets Malaysian PM, discusses Kashmir and raises Zakir Naik”s extradition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second day of his Russia visit on Thursday (September 5 ) met Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad...
5 US Governors to visit India over 2 Months to boost Ties

5 US Governors to visit India over 2 Months to boost Ties

Five US state governors are scheduled to visit India over the next few months to enhance economic ties between the countries, according to media...
‘Single-use’ plastic free zone in more than half of India’s Airports

‘Single-use’ plastic free zone in more than half of India’s Airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Tuesday (September 3) declared 20 more airports as ‘single-use’ plastic free zone taking the total number to...
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PM Modi to receive an award for ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive an award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for one of his most ambitious projects : ‘Swachh...
Delhi Boy amongst 60 students to watch Chandrayaan-2 landing with PM Modi

Delhi Boy amongst 60 students to watch Chandrayaan-2 landing with PM Modi

Manogya Singh Suyansh from Delhi has been selected by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to watch the landing of Chandrayaan-2 on the surface...
J&K: Modi govt sets up 5-member Group of Ministers to draw up development plan

J&K: Modi govt sets up 5-member Group of Ministers to draw up development plan

The Narendra Modi government has formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into development, economic and social issues in the Union Territories of...

J&K a bilateral issue, between India and Pakistan: Modi to Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Monday, Aug 26) told US President Donald Trump that Jammu and Kashmir and all matters between India and Pakistan...
Show Cause notice served to IAS officer who quit over Kashmir issue

Show Cause notice served to IAS officer who quit over Kashmir issue

The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a show cause notice to IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned citing violation of fundamental rights in Jammu...
PV Sindhu creates history

PV Sindhu creates history

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu made it to the top and became the first Indian to win the Badminton World Championship 2019 by defeating her rival...
UN denies Pak’s Demand to drop PC as UNICEF Peace Ambassador

UN denies Pak’s Demand to drop PC as UNICEF Peace Ambassador

Pakistan demanded the removal of Priyanka Chopra as UNICEF goodwill ambassador for her ‘Jai Hind’ tweet after India’s retaliatory attack on terror camps in...
Rajiv Gauba new Cabinet Secretary, Ajay Bhalla replaces him as Home Secretary

Rajiv Gauba new Cabinet Secretary, Ajay Bhalla replaces him as Home Secretary

Narendra Modi government on Wednesday, Aug 21, appointed Rajiv Gauba, a 1982 batch officer of Jharkhand cadre, as the new Cabinet Secretary. Gauba’stwo-year tenure will...
Babulal Gaur, Ex- Madhya Pradesh CM dies after Cardiac Arrest; PM condoles

Babulal Gaur, Ex- Madhya Pradesh CM dies after Cardiac Arrest; PM condoles

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday (August 21) morning at a private hospital after a...
Chandrayaan 2 enters lunar orbit; to soft land on September 7, 2019

Chandrayaan 2 enters lunar orbit; to soft land on September 7, 2019

Chandrayaan 2 successfully entered the lunar orbit on Tuesday (August 20) after nearly 30 days of space travel. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman...
Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away at 92 – Bollywood fraternity condoles

Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away at 92 – Bollywood fraternity condoles

Veteran composer Khayyam, best known for his music in classic films such as Umrao Jaan and Kabhi Kabhie, passed away after a prolonged illness...
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Arun Jaitley still on life support, top ministers visit AIIMS

Several Union ministers including Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Jitendra Singh, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited AIIMS on Sunday (August 18) to...
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PM Modi talks of govt achievements, makes major announcements for defence & water

In his first Independence Day speech after being voted back, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recounted his government’s achievements ‘within 10 weeks of returning to...
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Twitter suspends Hard Kaur account for posting video abusing PM Narendra Modi and Amit...

Rapper Hard Kaur's account on Twitter was suspended on Tuesday (August 13) after she posted a video abusing and challenging the Prime Minister Narendra...
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PM Modi gives a heartfelt speech at Sushma Swaraj’s condolence meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and many other senior cabinet ministers and BJP leaders paid their tribute...

BJP makes inroad in Sikkim, 10 SDF MLAs join BJP

In major boost for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the northeast, 10 MLAs of the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) joined the saffron party...
Mudda-Show

Article 370 scrapping has changed the narrative in Valley

Panelists say that government should also hear out opposition arguments APN’s popular debate Mudda discussed the issue of Art 370 and its fallout. Anchorperson Neha...
Mudda on Kashmir

Events post-Art 370 scrapping should be handled well

Panelists say the common man’s confidence in the Valley should be won over Article 370 that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir has been...
Venkaiah-Naidu

Wanted to follow Nanaji Deshmukh’s footsteps, not become VP, says Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday (August 11) said he was in tears the day he was named for the Vice President's post....

Arun Jaitley’s condition stable at AIIMS – Doctors update

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to AIIMS, Delhi, on Friday (August 9), is reportedly responding well to the treatment and his...
Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Gandhis skipped the ceremony

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna: Gandhis skipped the ceremony

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest...
Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj to be cremated with full state honours today, two-day mourning in Delhi

Former external affairs minister and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj will be cremated at Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi with full state honours today...
Amit Shah

Article 370 scrapped, state bifurcated in two UTs: J&K with Assembly, Ladakh without

The unprecedented troops build up and clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir over the last few days came to a dramatic denouement today, Monday, August...

61 personalities write ‘Against Selective Outrage and False Narrative’ to PM

Two days after 49 eminent personalities, on July 23, wrote an open letter urging the PM to put an end to hate crimes in...
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Indian Army commemorates Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th Anniversary; Modi took to tweeter to honor...

Indian Army on July 26 commemorates Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th Anniversary, the victory of Operation Vijay that took place between May 3 and July...
MEA Raveesh Kumar

Kashmir militants in Pakistan- a glaring admission by Imran Khan, says India

Terming Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks – that 30,000-40,000 “armed people” who fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir were still in his country –...
49 celebrities appeal to Narendra Modi to put an end to violence in the name of Jai Shri Ram

49 celebrities appeal to Narendra Modi to put an end to violence in the...

49 eminent Indian personalities on July 23 wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing their grave concerns over growing cases of mob...
Sheila Dikshit

Congress veteran and three-times Delhi chief minister Sheila Dixit passes away

Veteran Congress leader and three-times Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit passed away in Delhi following a cardiac arrest today (Saturday, April 20) at the...

Karnataka crisis: JD(S), Congress ministers resign to pave way for reshuffle after 14 MLAs...

Teetering on the edge after resignation of 14 MLAs – the latest a minister and independent MLA who openly came out in support of...
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PM Modi in Varanasi: slams opposition for criticising budget, launches membership drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in his constituency Varanasi in the morning today (Saturday, July 6) to launch a membership drive for the BJP.  Following...
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Haren Pandya murder: Supreme Court restores conviction of 12 persons, awards life term

The Supreme Court today (Friday, July 5) convicted 12 persons for killing former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya in 2003, overruling Gujarat High Court...
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Nirmala Sitharaman presents Budget for 2019-20: Speech highlights

India’s first full-time woman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman – Indira Gandhi held the portfolio as Prime Minister – presented the first budget of Narendra...
Economic Survey projects 7 per cent growth rate for financial year 2019-20

Economic Survey projects 7 per cent growth rate for financial year 2019-20

The Economic Survey, tabled in Parliament today (Thursday, July 4) by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has projected a 7 per cent growth rate for...

“Action should be taken against errant leaders”

Panelists observe that PM should do more than just warn leaders who indulge in violent behaviour Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the June 26...
Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath Govt’s SC certificates to OBCs ‘unconstitutional’, says Centre

Yogi Adityanath may have ignored BSP supremo Mayawati’s criticism of his government’s move to issue Scheduled Caste (SC) certificates to 17 OBC castes as...
PM Modi slams Akash Vijayvargiya’s assault on official, says such acts won’t be tolerated

PM Modi slams Akash Vijayvargiya’s assault on official, says such acts won’t be tolerated

Angry at the incident in which BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, son of BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, assaulted a civic official with a...
Donald Trump

Trump calls India’s tariff hike unacceptable, says will ask Modi to withdraw it

After the positive vibes from the cordial talks between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, the...
US Secy of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, External Affairs Ministers S Jaishankar

US Secy of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, External Affairs Ministers S Jaishankar

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a three-day visit to India, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Wednesday, June 26) and...
Yet another economist quits govt: RBI Dy Governor Viral Acahrya resigns 6 months before term

Yet another economist quits govt: RBI Dy Governor Viral Acahrya resigns 6 months before...

RBI Deputy Governor Viral V Acharya has resigned from his post, six months before the scheduled end of his term citing “unavoidable personal circumstances”,...
Yoga belongs to everyone, everyone belongs to Yoga: PM Modi in Ranchi

Yoga belongs to everyone, everyone belongs to Yoga: PM Modi in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, June 21) said he wanted to make yoga an integral part of the lives of the poor as...
Sanjiv Bhatt

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt sentenced to life term in a 1990 custodial death...

Former Gujarat cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who accused Narendra Modi, then chief minister, of complicity in 2002 Gujarat riots, was today (Thursday, June...
President Ram Nath Kovind endorses Modi govt’s work, lays out its priorities

President Ram Nath Kovind endorses Modi govt’s work, lays out its priorities

Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s work in its previous term, President Ram Nath Kovind in his first address to the parliament after the...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee to skip tomorrow’s meet on PM Modi’s pet idea of ‘one nation,...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today (Tuesday, June 18) communicated that she was not going to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled meeting...
JP Nadda, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

BJP prepares to move on from Amit Shah’s headship, appoints JP Nadda as working...

With BJP president Amit Shah joining Union Cabinet as Home Minister, the BJP Parliamentary Board appointed former Union Health Minister and a second time...
Om Birla

Om Birla, MP from Kota, Rajasthan, to be Lok Sabha Speaker

Om Birla, two-time BJP MP from Kota in Rajasthan, will be the new Speaker of the Lok Sabha. He has previously been elected thrice...
GDP overestimation: PM’s panel to issue ‘point by point rebuttal’ to ex-CEA’s claim

GDP overestimation: PM’s panel to issue ‘point by point rebuttal’ to ex-CEA’s claim

As was to be expected, the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to the Prime Minister today (Wednesday, June 12) rejected former Chief Economic Advisor (CEA)...
Wealth Indian currency

India’s growth rate overestimated by 2.5%, says study by former chief economic advisor

A new study by none less than India’s former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian may have punctured India’s much vaunted status as world’s fastest...
Actor, playwright, author, activist Girish Karnad passes away at 81

Actor, playwright, author, activist Girish Karnad passes away at 81

One of the best-known faces of Kannada theatre, noted actor, author, filmmaker and activist, Girish Karnad, 81, passed away today (Monday, June 10) at...
Kerala is as dear to me as is Varanasi: PM Modi in Thrissur

Kerala is as dear to me as is Varanasi: PM Modi in Thrissur

Minutes after he offered prayers at the famous Guruvayur temple in Kerala's Thrissur district, it was back to politics for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing...
Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi

Centre ignores Collegium recommendation, names another judge as acting chief justice of Madhya Pradesh...

Ignoring the May 10 recommendation by Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi for appointment of Justice AA Kureshi...
India-Pakistan-Flag

No meeting planned between PM Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan at SCO Summit

No bilateral meeting has been planned between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation...
PM Modi sets up two new Cabinet Committees, reconstitutes six; Amit Shah in all of them

PM Modi sets up two new Cabinet Committees, reconstitutes six; Amit Shah in all...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trusted lieutenant and the new Home Minister Amit Shah’s position as number two in the government stands reinforced with his...
Nitish Kumar

BJP got no space in Nitish Kumar’s cabinet expansion

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday inducted eight new ministers in his cabinet, all from the JD (U). Allies BJP and LJP were...
Rajnath Singh Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh takes charge as Defence Minister

Rajnath Singh took charge as the Defence Minister or Raksha Mantri and immediately held a meeting with the top military officers. Minister of State...
Amit Shah gets home, Rajnath Singh defence ministry… Know more about Modi cabinet 2019

Amit Shah gets home, Rajnath Singh defence ministry… Know more about Modi cabinet 2019

Narendra  Modi sworn-in as Prime Minister for the second term on May 30, soon after his oath taking ceremony, people were eagerly waiting to...
Modi-Mamata

Mamata to skip Modi’s oath ceremony as BJP invites kin of those killed in...

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today (Wednesday, May 29) decided not to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony tomorrow after she learnt that...
Arun-Jaitley

Health not permitting, Arun Jaitley writes to PM to opt out of Cabinet for...

Outgoing finance minister Arun Jaitley has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will “not be part of any responsibility, for the present,...
Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for fifth time

Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for fifth time

BJD chief Naveen Patnaik today took oath as Odisha CM for the fifth time t the IDCO exhibition ground in Bhubaneswar. It is the...
Two TMC, one CPI(M) MLA and several councillors from Bengal join BJP

PM Modi ‘charismatic’ like Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi: Rajanikanth

Superstar Rajanikanth today (Tuesday, May 28) confirmed that he would attend the oath taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, calling him (Modi)...
Bhupesh Baghel calls Savarkar ‘a proposer of two-nation theory’

Bhupesh Baghel calls Savarkar ‘a proposer of two-nation theory’

When the nation is paying tribute to Veer Savarkar on his 136th birth anniversary, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has been heard calling Savarkar ‘a...
FIR registered against man who threatened to rape Anurag Kashyap’s daughter

FIR registered against man who threatened to rape Anurag Kashyap’s daughter

An FIR has been filed against a man who threatened to rape Anurag Kashyap’s daughter Aaliyah Kashyap. Kashyap took to twitter to thank cops for...
Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary

Narendra Modi pays tribute to former PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Monday, May 27) paid tribute to first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary. PM Narendra...
Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi will take oath as PM on May 30 at 7 pm

Narendra Modi will take oath for a second consecutive term as Prime Minister on May 30 at 7 pm in Rashtrapati Bhavan, along with...
Jagan Reddy visits PM Modi after his glorious victory in Andhra Pradesh

Jagan Reddy visits PM Modi after his glorious victory in Andhra Pradesh

YSRCP Jagan Mohan Reddy, who won the Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election after defeating TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at...
Election Commission

No mismatch in EVM-VVPAT tally: Election Commission

More than 90 crore Indians came together to vote and select the next government of the largest democracy in the world. The Bharatiya Janata Party...
President dissolves Lok Sabha, accepts PM’s resignation; NDA to meet, re-elect PM Modi

President dissolves Lok Sabha, accepts PM’s resignation; NDA to meet, re-elect PM Modi

President Ram Nath Kovind today (Saturday, May 25) dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on the Union Cabinet’s recommendation. “The President has accepted...
National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah

PM Modi cannot remove Articles 35A and 370: Farooq Abdullah

National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah on Friday (May 24) said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot remove Article 35A and Article 370 that...
Massive fire breaks out at coaching centre in Surat, 20 killed

Massive fire breaks out at coaching centre in Surat, 23 killed

At least 23 students were killed and several injured after a major fire broke out at a coaching centre in Sarthana area of Surat...
Narendra Modi

Union Cabinet passes resolution to dissolve 16th Lok Sabha, Oath ceremony likely May 30

The Union Cabinet at its meeting today (Friday, May 24) passed the resolution to dissolve 16th Lok Sabha. A meeting of the NDA parliamentary committee...
Narendra Modi sweeps back to power, Opposition fails to put up a fight in most states

Narendra Modi sweeps back to power, Opposition fails to put up a fight in...

In a remarkable poll verdict with far reaching implications for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was voted back to power with a bigger majority...
Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

Lok Sabha Election Result 2019

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections were the most bitterly fought and arguable the most crucial India has had since independence. Never before was there...
Rafale issue: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suit against Congress leaders, National Herald

Rafale issue: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suit against Congress leaders, National Herald

Just before announcement of 2019 Lok Sabha results, Anil Ambani led Reliance Group on Tuesday, May 21, decided to withdraw the Rs 5,000-crore civil...
Former PM Rajiv Gandhi

Narendra Modi pays tribute to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

Days after calling former PM Rajiv Gandhi ‘Corrupt No 1’, Narendra Modi today (Tuesday, May 21) took to twitter and paid him tribute on...
Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi apologies, delete tweet on Aishwarya Rai meme

Actor Vivek Oberoi, who was heavily criticized by the fans and the celebs for sharing the meme of Aishwarya Rai, has apologised for the...
PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah to meet NDA allies at dinner tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah to meet NDA allies at dinner tomorrow

BJP would hold a meeting with leaders of NDA partners over dinner tomorrow (Tuesday, May 21). Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah...
People will tell their Mann Ki Baat to Modi on May 23: Raj Babbar

People will tell their Mann Ki Baat to Modi on May 23: Raj Babbar

Congress leader Raj Babbar on Sunday (May 19) claimed that Modi-Shah government will remain at the Centre only till 6 am on 23 May...
Modi govt to return with nearly same tally as 2014, according to exit polls

Modi govt to return with nearly same tally as 2014, according to exit polls

The exit polls for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, as eagerly awaited as the intensity with which the elections were fought, unanimously predicted a return...
Arvind Kejriwal

I will be assassinated like Indira Gandhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday (May 19) said that he will be killed like former PM Indira Gandhi. "The BJP...
After Kedarnath, PM Modi offers prayer at Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand

After Kedarnath, PM Modi offers prayer at Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on two-day tour to Uttarakhand offered prayers at Badrinath temple after an over-15 hour long meditation in Kedarnath...

Even God cannot save PM Modi from losing: Abhishek Banerjee

TMC leader and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee today (Sunday, May 19) hit out at PM Modi saying, ‘Even God cannot save him (Modi)...

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar cast his vote, gives a suggestion to Election body

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar were among the early voters, who were seen casting their votes as...
Ashok Lavasa

His dissent unheard & unrecorded, Election Commissioner Lavasa opts out of meetings

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has reportedly opted out of Election Commission (EC) meetings on deciding Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations over his “minority...
PM Modi offers prayer at Kedarnath Shrine

PM Modi offers prayer at Kedarnath Shrine

Just a day ahead of the last phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Saturday, May 18) began his...
PM Modi addresses his first press conference, leaves questions for BJP chief Amit Shah

PM Modi addresses his first press conference, leaves questions for BJP chief Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed his first press conference in his five-year tenure today (Friday, May 17) on the last day of campaign for...
Narendra Modi

‘Abki Baar 300 Paar’: PM Modi in MP’s Khargone rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, May 17) said that he is sure of his party winning 300 seats as people will elect a...

Rahul Gandhi kept mum when PM Modi was called ‘Neech’: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday (May 16) accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of remaining silent after his party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar hurled...

The most polarised election: the element of Hindutva, the fight for India

By Rajesh Sinha It was the most vicious campaign for the most bitterly fought elections I have seen in over 30 years of my life...
Bofors case: CBI does a u-turn, withdraws plea for further investigation

Bofors case: CBI does a u-turn, withdraws plea for further investigation

At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP were raking up Bofors case to recall how it maligned former PM...
PM Modi promises grand statue of Vidyasagar after his bust vandalised & EC curtailed Bengal poll campaign

PM Modi promises grand statue of Vidyasagar after his bust vandalised & EC curtailed...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Thursday, May 16) said his government would build a “grand statue” of Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar at the Vidyasagar College...

“Political battle in West Bengal turns violent”

Just less than a week ahead of the last phase of ongoing Lok Sabha Elections 2019 the electoral battle between TMC and BJP in...
Rajnath Singh

BJP will win more seats than in 2014: Rajnath Singh

BJP senior leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday (May 14) said that the saffron party will win more seats than it did...
Mamata Banerjee reacts to Amit Shah’s ‘Kangal Bangla’ jibe

Mamata Banerjee reacts to Amit Shah’s ‘Kangal Bangla’ jibe

West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee slammed BJP president Amit Shah for his ‘Kangal Bangla’ remark. Earlier BJP president was heard saying, “Mamata...
Sam Pitroda should be ashamed of his remark on 1984 riots: Rahul Gandhi

Sam Pitroda should be ashamed of his remark on 1984 riots: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday (May 13) stated that he had told veteran party leader Sam Pitroda that he should be ‘ashamed’ of...
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge

‘Will Modi hang himself if his prediction of oppn goes wrong’: Kharge

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday (May 12) asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would hang himself at Vijay Chowk in Delhi if his...
Kamal Haasan

Nathuram Godse, a Hindu, was independent India’s first terrorist: Kamal Haasan

Noted actor Kamal Haasan who joined politics last year and founded his own party, MakkalNeedhiMaiam, yesterday (Sunday, May 12) sparked off a controversy by...

‘Will soldiers take Poll Body’s permission before killing terrorists?’: PM Modi in Kushinagar

As campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls entered its final phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  today (Sunday, May 12) predicted defeat of the opposition...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 6: State-wise list along with poll timings

59 parliamentary constituencies across six states and the National Capital Territory of Delhi have began voting today (Sunday, May 12) in the sixth phase...

AAP candidate Balbir Jakhar paid Rs 6 crore to Kejriwal for ticket, claims his...

Just a day before Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, a major controversy has erupted within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after the son of...
Navjot Singh Sidhu

‘Modi like bride who makes noise with bangles but doesn’t work’: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu hit out at Narendra Modi with a sexist jibe today (Saturday, May 11) by comparing the Prime Minister to...
A BJP woman activist arrested for sharing Mamata Banerjee’s morphed picture

A BJP woman activist arrested for sharing Mamata Banerjee’s morphed picture

A BJP woman leader was arrested in West Bengal's Howrah district for allegedly sharing morphed picture of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on social media,...
TIME magazine shows Narendra Modi on cover, calls him divider-in-chief

TIME magazine shows Narendra Modi on cover, calls him divider-in-chief

American news magazine Time has featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cover page of its May 20 issue with a headline that may...
Modi’s claims on Rajiv Gandhi holidaying on Navy ship raises storm

Modi’s claims on Rajiv Gandhi holidaying on Navy ship raises storm

The present goes missing as focus shifts to the past in a way that portends ill for the future: that, in a nutshell, sums...
Arvind Kejriwal

Rahul Gandhi will be responsible if Modi-Shah comes back to power: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today (Friday, May 10) accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of harming the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh, the Left...
PM Modi slams Pitroda for ‘hua toh hua’ remark over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

PM Modi slams Pitroda for ‘hua toh hua’ remark over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Friday, May 10) slammed Congress for Sam Pitroda’s ‘Hua Toh Hua’ remark over 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Speaking at his first...

“Politicians going all time low, not afraid of EC”

Criticising opposition parties during election is not a new thing in politics, but the way politicians are abusing each other in the ongoing 2019...
ex-BSF jawanTej Bahadur

Rejection of ex-BSF jawanTej Bahadur’s nomination: SC asks EC to respond by tomorrow

The Supreme Court (SC) today (Wednesday, May 8) asked the Election Commission (EC) to examine complaint of former BSF jawanTej Bahadur Yadav, whose nomination...
Election Commission & Supreme Court

SC says can’t go into merits of EC action on complaints about Modi, Shah’s...

The Supreme Court (SC) today (Wednesday, May 8) said that in the petition filed by Congress MP Sushmita Dev, it cannot go into the...

Amit Shah slams Priyanka Gandhi over ‘Duryodhan jibe’ at Modi

BJP president Amit Shah hit out at Congress general secretary (UP East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for her 'Duryodhan' jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee explains why she didn’t sit with Modi for meeting over cyclone

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “I don’t consider Modi as country’s Prime Minister, that’s why I didn’t sit with him for meeting...

‘Modi Ji has lost mental balance’: Bhupesh Baghel on ‘Corrupt No 1’ remark

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi ‘ending his life as bhrashtachari (corrupt) number one’. “Rajiv Gandhi...
CBSE class 10 results declared, 13 students attains top rank

CBSE class 10 results declared, 13 students attains top rank

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared class 10th result today (Monday, May 6).  Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the...
Election Commission & Supreme Court

Cong says EC clean chits to Modi, Shah do not state reasons; SC asks...

The Election Commission’s (EC) decisions clearing speeches by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah without stating any reasons or details are...
Narendra Modi

Amethi hospital denies PM Modi’s allegation that it turned away patient with Ayushman card

A hospital in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday (May 5) rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that it had refused to treat a patient...

Mayawati appeals to SP-BSP workers to vote for Congress in Amethi, Rae Bareli

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today (Sunday, May 5) appealed to the workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP)-BSP alliance to vote for the...

Rahul Gandhi responds to PM Modi’s ‘Corrupt No 1’ remark

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today (Sunday, May 5) responded to PM Modi’s ‘Corrupt No 1’ remark saying, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘karma’ awaited him...

Arvind Kejriwal slapped during roadshow in Delhi, AAP blames opposition parties

Delhi CM and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday (May 4) slapped by a man, during a roadshow in Delhi’s Moti Nagar area. Kejriwal...
Your father’s life ended as ‘Corrupt No.1’: PM Modi to Rahul Gandhi

Your father’s life ended as ‘Corrupt No.1’: PM Modi to Rahul Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh, took a swipe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s father and former PM Rajiv...

Modi questions Army’s surgical strikes under previous government, Lt Gen (retd) Hooda confirms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who labels as ‘anti-national’ opposition parties and anyone who raises questions about armed forces, has challenged the Congress's claim that...
Narendra Modi

‘Delhi Abhi Door Hai’: PM Modi to opposition parties in Basti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Saturday, May 4) addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Basti, where he took a jibe on opposition parties saying,...
Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India

Congress leaders hate me, dream of my death: PM Modi in Itarsi rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (May 2) asked why Congress leaders hate him so much that they have started dreaming of his death...
PM Narendra Modi biopic

Biopic on PM Modi will release on May 24

The biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, starring Vivek Oberoi will release on May 24, a day after the results of the ongoing national...
Cyclone Fani

Odisha, Andhra Pradesh on high alert, cyclone Fani makes landfall in Puri

Cyclone Fani made a landfall in Puri on Odisha coast around 8 am, triggering heavy rainfall coupled with high velocity winds with speed of...
Maoist attack in Maharashtra

15 Security personnel killed in Maoist attack in Maharashtra

Fifteen security personnel and their driver were killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli after a powerful explosion, set off by Maoists, blew up their vehicle. The explosion...

Rafale deal: Modi govt asks for 4 weeks, Supreme Court gives 4 days to...

Rejecting Narendra Modi government’s plea to be granted four weeks’ time to file its response to the petition seeking review of the Supreme Court’s...

Cyclone Fani: PM Modi asks officials to take preventive measures

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Monday, April 29) expressed his concern over the situation arising in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh due to the...
PM Modi meets Sunny Deol, tweets, ‘Hindustan Jindabad tha, aur rahega’

PM Modi meets Sunny Deol, tweets, ‘Hindustan Jindabad tha, aur rahega’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Sunday, April 28) said the BJP is rooting for Bollywood actor Sunny Deol’s victory from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi mentions his BA and MA degrees, wife Jashodaben in affidavit

After his minister Smriti Irani refrained from mentioning her university degree in her election affidavit, there was some curiosity as to what Prime Minister...
Ex civil servants demand withdrawal of terror-accused Pragya Thakur’s candidature

Ex civil servants demand withdrawal of terror-accused Pragya Thakur’s candidature

Expressing “disbelief and dismay” at BJP nominating the Malegaon blast case accused Pragya Thakur as its candidate for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, a...
Congress ends speculation about Priyanka contesting against Modi, repeats Ajay Rai

Congress ends speculation about Priyanka contesting against Modi, repeats Ajay Rai

Deciding against fielding Priyanka Gandhi Vadra against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi, the Congress today (Thursday, April 25) announced Ajay Rai as its...
I have friends in opposition too as Mamata Banerjee and Ghulam Nabi Azad: PM Modi to Akshay Kumar

I have friends in opposition too as Mamata Banerjee and Ghulam Nabi Azad: PM...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Wednesday, April 24) said that West Bengal CM and TDP head Mamata Banerjee still gives him Kurtas in gifts,...

“Desperation making leaders indulge in mud-slinging”

Panelists say that leaders need to be mindful of their remarks It’s raining allegations and counter-allegations. Among the latest such remarks, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis...
BJP announces candidates for Delhi, Hans Raj Hans replaces Udit Raj

BJP announces candidates for Delhi, Hans Raj Hans replaces Udit Raj

Punjabi Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans replaced BJP leader Udit Raj from Northwest Delhi Lok Sabha constituency, who earlier today (Tuesday, April 23) morning...

PM Modi reacts to Shah Rukh Khan’s rap song, ‘Karo Matdan’, calls it a...

“Fantastic effort,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday after actor Shah Rukh Khan released a rap video urging fans to exercise their democratic...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets his mother

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets...

Voting for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Election is taking place today (Tuesday, April 23). Thirteen states and two union territories are voting to...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah defends Pragya Thakur’s candidature from Bhopal, calling it a right decision

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah today (Monday, April 22) defended party’s decision of fielding Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal Lok Sabha Constituency...
Nitin Gadkari

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Minimum Income’ promise is a lie: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday (April 19) accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of misleading people with a false promise of providing a minimum...
Will sue Rahul Gandhi for ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ remark: Lalit Modi

Will sue Rahul Gandhi for ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ remark: Lalit...

Former IPL chief and tainted cricket administrator Lalit Modi has said he will sue Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for his "all thieves have Modi...
Pragya Thakur as BJP candidate confirms Opposition charge that the fight is for idea of India

Pragya Thakur as BJP candidate confirms Opposition charge that the fight is for idea...

By Rajesh Sinha It has come a full circle for RSS-BJP. Nathu Ram Godse, the man who committed the first terrorist act in independent India by...
Poll official suspended for checking PM Modi’s chopper, Congress raises questions

Poll official suspended for checking PM Modi’s chopper, Congress raises questions

The Congress today (Thursday, April 18) criticised Election Commission of India (EC) and attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the suspension of a poll...
Unemployment

Post-demonetisation, 50 lakh men lost jobs; Women unemployment rate higher: Report

In the middle of an acrimonious election campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP talking more about Pakistan, military, Muslims and...
31 killed, as rain, storm hit Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

31 killed, as rain, storm hit Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Thirty-one people were killed in three states as rain and thunderstorm caused by western disturbance hit parts of north India on Tuesday (April 16)...
Supreme Court asks EC to watch full Modi biopic, give opinion by Fri in sealed cover

Supreme Court asks EC to watch full Modi biopic, give opinion by Fri in...

The Supreme Court today (Monday, April 15) asked the Election Commission to watch the full movie ‘PM Narendra Modi’, a biopic on the Prime...
Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his comment on Rafale deal verdict

Supreme Court asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his comment on Rafale deal verdict

The Supreme Court today (Monday, April 15) issued to notice Congress president Rahul Gandhi asking him to explain by April 22 his remarks attributing...
Armed forces veterans write to President against politicians using them for political gains

Armed forces veterans write to President against politicians using them for political gains

On April 11, more than 150 armed forces veterans – including three former Army chiefs, four former Navy chiefs and a former Air Force...
100 years of Jallianwala bagh massacre: British govt expresses regret, Indian leaders pay tributes

100 years of Jallianwala bagh massacre: British govt expresses regret, Indian leaders pay tributes

A hundred years ago, on April 13, 1919, thousands of Indians had gathered at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar for a pro-Independence demonstration on Baisakhi...
Mamata Banerjee govt denies permission to Rahul Gandhi’s chopper from landing in Bengal

Mamata Banerjee govt denies permission to Rahul Gandhi’s chopper from landing in Bengal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s chopper was denied permission for landing in West Bengal, where he was scheduled to address a rally in Siliguri on...
PM Narendra Modi honoured with Russia’s 'Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle', its highest civilian award

PM Narendra Modi honoured with Russia’s ‘Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle’, its highest...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with Russia’s highest civilian award- the ‘Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle’ by the Russian Embassy today (Friday,...
BJP

Over 900 artistes urge voters to vote for BJP, claiming India needs a ‘Majboot...

More than 900 artistes and scholars from the field of literature have urged the voters to vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and...
Asaduddin Owaisi

Imran Khan has no right to interfere in our elections: Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday (April 11) hit out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for his remarks about India's general elections, saying...
PM Narendra Modi

As India starts voting, what Modi government doesn’t tell you: a report card

In a sign of the times to come and the things to expect if Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins the elections again, the man...
PM Modi appeal to dedicate votes to soldiers is prima facie violation of poll code: Poll officer

PM Modi appeal to dedicate votes to soldiers is prima facie violation of poll...

No Prime Minister so far and no other leader has been accused of directly/indirectly violating the poll Model Code of Conduct as Narendra Modi. Today...
Election Commission

Election Commission bans release of Modi biopic during elections

The Election Commission (EC) today (Wednesday, April 10) banned the screening of ‘PM Narendra Modi’, a biopic on the incumbent Prime Minister, during the...
Imran Khan Prime Minister of Pakistan

Better chance of peace talk with India if BJP wins Election: Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that he feels that there may be better chance of peace talks with India if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
“EC should take tough action to curb poll violations”

“EC should take tough action to curb poll violations”

Panelists say that EC should be given more powers to ensure fair polling Ahead of the general elections that start on Thursday, the Election Commission...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi addresses rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, asks voters to dedicate their votes to...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Tuesday, April 9) addressed a rally in Maharashtra’s Latur, where he asked the voters to dedicate their votes to...
West Bengal CM and TMC head Mamata Banerjee

‘People would seal PM’s lips with Leucoplast’: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM and TMC head Mamata Banerjee today (Tuesday, April 9) took a jibe on PM Modi, saying, people will have a solution...
Scrapping sedition law: fake propaganda that it is anti-national

Scrapping sedition law: fake propaganda that it is anti-national

By Rajesh Sinha The entire discourse on Congress promise to scrap the sedition law, painting it as anti-national and pro-secessionist is based on a distorted...
BJP releases poll manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

BJP releases poll manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with the BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley among other senior BJP leaders...
Farooq Abdullah

Centre allowed Pulwama attack to help PM win election: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday (April 7) alleged that the Central government knew about...
PM Narendra Modi biopic

PM Narendra Modi biopic will release on April 11

The biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit theatres on April 11, film's producer Sandip Ssingh said on Friday (April 5). On Thursday, the...
President forwards EC report on poll code violation by Rajasthan Governor to Home Ministry

President forwards EC report on poll code violation by Rajasthan Governor to Home Ministry

President Ram Nath Kovind today (Thursday, April 4) forwarded to Union Home Ministry Election Commission’s report that Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh violated the Model...
Narendra Modi

Modi’s brushes with poll code of conduct: SC to hear plea against release of...

It is practically a blitz against norms of fair play, pushing the limits of model code of conduct in 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign,...
Election Commission asks Information & Broadcasting Ministry for details of NaMo TV

Election Commission asks Information & Broadcasting Ministry for details of NaMo TV

Following a complaint from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress party about NaMo TV covering live Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaigns, the Election...
Facebook

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress

Days before voting begins for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Facebook has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to the Congress party for engaging in...
Samjhauta case scuttled due to shoddy prosecution, Jaitley wants Cong apology for vilifying Hindus

Samjhauta case scuttled due to shoddy prosecution, Jaitley wants Cong apology for vilifying Hindus

After Samjhauta blast case joined the growing list in which Hindutva elements named as accused were let off by the courts due to shoddy...
Narendra Modi

After Modi biopic and pics on boarding passes, train tickets, his ASAT speech under...

Starting from timing release of a movie based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s life at the time of 2019 Lok Sabha election and then...
“Opposition party alleges PM Modi address on ‘Mission Shakti’- a political stunt”

“Opposition party alleges PM Modi address on ‘Mission Shakti’- a political stunt”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Wednesday, March 27) addressed the nation to announce that India has become the fourth space superpower after US, China...
Narendra Modi

‘Mission Shakti’ makes India fourth space super power after US, Russia and China: PM...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Wednesday, march 27) addressed the nation to announce that India has become the fourth space superpower after US, China...
Pinaki Ghose

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose sworn in as the first Lokpal of India

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was administered the oath of office as the country's first Lokpal by President Ram Nath Kovind today (Saturday, March 23). The...
Manohar Parrikar

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dies at 63

Goa CM and former defense minister Manohar Parrikar, who was ailing from pancreatic cancer for over a year, breathed his last at the age...
Prakash Javadekar

Narendra Modi-led government will bring back all fugitives: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday (March 9) claimed the Congress responsible for the alleged financial frauds involving Nirav Modi, Vijay...
Red Fort

‘Azaadi ke Diwane’ museum inaugurated at Red Fort

Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday (March 4) inaugurated ‘Azadi ke Diwane’ museum, dedicated to the unsung heroes of the country’s freedom struggle, on...
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

IAF hits the targets, doesn’t count casualties, says Air chief after Amit Shah claimed...

Indian Air Force (IAF) counts the targets hit, it does not count human casualties, said Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today (Monday, March 4)...
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman says he was mentally harassed in Pakistan: Report

IAF wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was brought to Delhi after Pakistan released him through the Attari-Wagah border late on Friday (March 1), went...
Anupam Kher, Anushka Sharma, Mohanlal among others lauds IAF pilot Abhinandan’s return

Anupam Kher, Anushka Sharma, Mohanlal among others lauds IAF pilot Abhinandan’s return

The entire nation welcomed IAF wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman as he finally returned back India on Friday (March 1). From the top politicians to...
Akhilesh Yadav

Need long-term strategy to defeat Pakistan: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh former Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday (Feb 24) said that India will not be able to defeat...
Amit Shah

Only Narendra Modi can give reply to Pakistan: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday (Feb 24) said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only person who can give...
Saudi Crown Prince signs $20 bn deals with Pak, to visit India tomorrow

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20 bn deals with Pak, to visit India tomorrow

While India hopes for a strong joint statement against terrorism with reference to Pulwama when Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman comes to India...
Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha praises PM Narendra Modi over launch of Patna Metro project

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday (Feb 17) hailed the Patna Metro Rail and other projects worth over Rs 33,000 crore launched in Barauni by...
PM Modi lays foundation of Patna Metro, launch schemes worth Rs 33,000 crores

PM Modi lays foundation of Patna Metro, launch schemes worth Rs 33,000 crores

PM Modi inaugurated the much awaited Patna Metro Rail project. The foundation stone of the metro rail project has been laid at a site...
Rafale deal: Modi govt waived anti-corruption clauses; and curious case of MoD financial advisor

Rafale deal: Modi govt waived anti-corruption clauses; and curious case of MoD financial advisor

The Rafale deal affair got muddier with reports raising further questions about Narendra Modi government’s actions. A report by The Hindu said the Indian government...
PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi responds to ‘Where are jobs?’

PM Modi-led BJP government is being heavily criticized by the opposition parties over the employment issue. PM Modi on Thursday responding to the all...

Politics of Ram temple: VHP, RSS to resume agitation when new government takes charge

A day after Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) declared that it was putting off its campaign for construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya till the...
Seemanchal Express

7 dead, several injured as 11 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar

At least seven people have lost their lives and many injured after 11 coaches of the superfast Seemanchal Express heading to Delhi derailed in...
Two Statistic Commission members quit as Modi govt doesn’t clear report on job losses

Two Statistic Commission members quit as Modi govt doesn’t clear report on job losses

The two remaining non-government members of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) resigned on Monday protesting against the withholding of a report that was expected...
babri masjid supreme court

Centre moves Supreme Court for transfer of land near Ayodhya disputed site for access...

In a move that would help BJP enthuse its core Hindutva voters for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Narendra Modi government today...
Modi and Gadkari

Gadkari says in poll season – People beat up leaders who show dreams but...

Senior BJP leader and union minister Nitin Gadkari once again made a statement that has provided fodder to the opposition and forced the BJP...
Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi in active politics likely to rejuvenate Cong, lead to realignment of forces

After years of speculation over her entry into active politics, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been drafted into the All India Congress Committee as General...
PM Modi to Inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose Museum

PM Modi to Inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose Museum at Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort today (Wednesday, Jan 23) to mark the Bose's 122nd birth...

Shivakumara Swamy, “Walking God”, dies at 111, politicians mourns his death

Dr Shivkumara Swamy, the seer who headed the Sree Siddaganga Mutt in Karnataka’s Tumakuru, has passed away at the age of 111 after weeks...

Reports of cash to farmers are about direct benefit transfer, not guaranteed basic income

There has been much speculation about Narendra Modi government coming up with a guaranteed basic income plan for farmers and families below the poverty...
JNU sedition case

JNU sedition case: Court raps Delhi Police for filing chargesheet without Delhi Govt sanction

A Delhi court today (Saturday, Jan 19) rapped the Delhi Police for filing a chargesheet in the JNU sedition case without taking an approval...

Arunachal Pradesh ex-CM Gegong Apang quits BJP

Senior BJP leader and former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Gegong Apang on Tuesday (Jan 15) quit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), stating that the party...

Mehbooba Mufti calls Militants ‘Sons of Soil’

On the occasion of Army Day (Tuesday, Jan 15), when the nation was honouring the brave soldiers for their bravery and the sacrifices they...
PM Modi wins ‘first ever’ Philip Kotler Presidential Award, gets mocked

PM Modi wins ‘first ever’ Philip Kotler Presidential Award, gets mocked

An award to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, Jan 14, made him as much a butt of jibes as of congratulatory messages he...

Army Day 2019: Bollywood celebs, politicians salute Indian Army for their bravery

Army Day is celebrated on January 15 in India. On this day in 1949, Field Marshal Kodandera M Cariappa took over as the first...

Kharge asks PM to make public CVC report, minutes of meeting on CBI chief

Terming the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as the CBI's interim director "illegal" and demanding a meeting of the selection committee to appoint a...
Police chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid for sedition

Police chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid for sedition

Delhi Police today (Monday, Jan 14) filed its chargesheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students’ union leaders Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid,...
Surveillance order: Supreme Court notice to Modi govt seeks reply in six weeks

Surveillance order: Supreme Court notice to Modi govt seeks reply in six weeks

The Supreme Court today (Monday, Jan 14) issued a notice to Narendra Modi government on a clutch of petitions challenging its Dec 20 notification...
Arvind Kejriwal

Those who seek votes in the name of cows should also provide fodders: Arvind...

Those who seek votes in the name of cows should also provide fodder to them, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday (Jan 11)...
PM Modi uses Teleprompters to speak English: Mamata Banerjee

PM Modi uses Teleprompters to speak English: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday (Jan 10) took a jibe on PM Modi and said “Prime Minister cannot read even a...

CBI Director Verma’s ouster, unanswered questions, Kharge’s note, Rafale and other cases on CBI...

While Narendra Modi government and BJP exult over the vindication of their stand with the Select Committee removing Alok Verma from the post of...
Is the Bill for 10 per cent reservation for general category a ‘jumla’?

Is the Bill for 10 per cent reservation for general category a ‘jumla’?

The first part of this piece covers the political compulsions of the government in introducing the Bill and the reasons for the Opposition to...
Modi govt’s Bill for 10 pc quota to general category poor may be passed, but is it just a jumla?

Modi govt’s Bill for 10 pc quota to general category poor may be passed,...

The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill that seeks to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for the general category poor, brought in...
Five judge Constitution bench constituted to hear Ayodhya title suit from Jan 10

Five judge Constitution bench constituted to hear Ayodhya title suit from Jan 10

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi today (Tuesday, Jan 8) constituted a Constitution bench of five judges to hear the decades-old politically sensitive...
“Govt should not hurry quota move”

“Govt should not hurry quota move”

Panelists feel that though parties are unlikely to oppose the move, its timing is questionable With an eye on securing upper caste votes in the...

PM Modi is targeting me due to frustration: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N ChandraBabu Naidu on Monday (Jan 7) hit out at PM Modi for accusing him (Naidu) of pushing the state...
Narendra-Modi

Vivek Oberoi’s First Look from the biopic titled PM Narendra Modi

Vivek Oberoi’s first look from the biopic made on PM Modi titled PM Narendra Modi was launched at an event in Mumbai on Monday...
Asom Gana Parishad ends alliance with BJP over Citizenship Bill

Asom Gana Parishad ends alliance with BJP over Citizenship Bill

In another jolt to BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due in a few months, it lost yet another ally – the Asom...

Indian Science Congress: attempt to restore past ‘glory’ makes India laughing stock

In their endeavour to get over an inferiority complex, the ludicrous and ridiculous attempts by some participants at Indian Science Congress (ISC) to find...
PM Modi responds to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Chowkidar hi Chor hai’ remarks

PM Modi responds to Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Chowkidar hi Chor hai’ remarks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (Jan 5) took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi, saying ‘Chor’ (thief) was trying to remove the ‘Chowkidar ’(guard)...
Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Bengaluru Central

Actor Prakash Raj on Saturday (Jan 5) announced he will contest the 2019 general elections as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central constituency. Raj is...

Walls of hatred erected in name of religion, dissent stifled, is this the India...

In another statement certain to invite trolls once again, noted actor Naseeruddin Shah said walls of hatred are being erected in the name of...
Floundering economy: over 1.1 crore jobs lost, investments in new projects at new low

Floundering economy: over 1.1 crore jobs lost, investments in new projects at new low

Over 1.1 crore jobs were lost in 2018, while investments in new projects in the bygone year fell to the lowest level in the...
Confirmed! Vivek Oberoi will feature in PM Narendra Modi’s biopic

Confirmed! Vivek Oberoi will feature in PM Narendra Modi’s biopic

Actor Vivek Oberoi has been finalized to play Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the biopic, titled PM Narendra Modi. The film will be directed by...

Don’t waste time on Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi: Sanjay Singh after PM’s Interview

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday (Jan 1) said there is need of wasting time on talking about PM Modi and Congress leader...

‘What pop has he given?, Siddaramaiah on PM Modi’s ‘Lollipop’ remark

Former Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah on Monday (Dec 31) responded to PM Modi’s remark of ‘lolipop’. Siddaramaiah on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra...

K Chandrashekhar Rao calls Chandra Babu Naidu the ‘dirtiest politician’

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, on Saturday (Dec 29) said that the country needed new economic and agricultural models as the present system...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Congress’ loan waiver policy is misleading farmers: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (Dec 27) accused the Congress of "fooling farmers" in the name of loan waivers, days after Rahul Gandhi...

‘Cannot say who will be next PM?’: Baba Ramdev

Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, who visited Tamil Nadu for a national meeting organized by his followers at the temple town of Rameswaram, said that...
“Gadkari’s statements show all is not well in BJP”

“Gadkari’s statements show all is not well in BJP”

Panelists say that the minister’s statements hint at internal rumblings inside the BJP Nitin Gadkari, senior BJP leader and highways minister, appears to have kicked off...

‘RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das is a corrupt person’, alleges Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy alleged that Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das was involved in corruption and termed his recent appointment to the...

Confirmed! First Train 18 to run between Delhi and Varanasi

The state-of-the-art Train 18 will run between Delhi and Varanasi, the Railways told the Parliament on Friday (Dec 21). In a reply to a query...
Modi Govt has no data on farmer suicides, none on employment and many other key matters

Modi Govt has no data on farmer suicides, none on employment and many other...

At a time when farmers’ distress and their agitation are at a new high and beginning to affect fortunes of political parties, it seems...
Ashok-gehlot

After MP and Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan too waives farm loans

Rajasthan became the third Congress ruled state to announce the loan waiver for farmers after Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said...
Film fraternity delegates meet PM Modi

Film fraternity delegates meet PM Modi to discuss the issues faced by the industry

A delegation of Bollywood producers and actors on Tuesday (Dec-18) met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai, to discuss the issues...

8 killed and 147 injured in a fire accident in Mumbai’s hospital

A hospital in Mumbai on Monday (Dec 17) witnessed a massive fire accident, reported 6 dead then, now hiked to 8. In the accident...

Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu seeks PM Modi’s help over ‘Land Mafia’ threats

Dilip Kumar's wife, Saira Banu took to her twitter account and asked for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the recent release...
Rafale deal: Congress and petitioners allege Govt misled SC, there’s no CAG report

Rafale deal: Congress and petitioners allege Govt misled SC, there’s no CAG report

Within hours of the Supreme Court order rejecting a probe into Rafale deal and finding no flaw in the decision making process on Friday,...
Nepal bans usage of Indian currency notes denominations above 100

Nepal bans usage of Indian currency notes denominations above 100

The Nepal government has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations in the country. The decision...

Rafale deal: Supreme Court dismisses petitions seeking probe

The Supreme Court today (Friday, Dec 14) threw out all petitions seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the Rafale aircraft deal between the...
“Modi-Shah Govt Failed in 2019 Semifinal”

“Modi-Shah Govt Failed in 2019 Semifinal”

The five-state assembly election was considered as the semifinal of the 2019 Lok Sabha Election and as the result showed Congress winning in three...
Surjit Bhalla announces his resignation from PM’s Economic Advisory Council

Surjit Bhalla announces his resignation from PM’s Economic Advisory Council

Surjit Bhalla has quit the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month, he said on microblogging website Twitter today...

RBI Governor Urjit Patel quits amid faceoff with Modi Govt, cites personal reasons

Just under a month after the meeting with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board of directors following a prolonged spat with Modi government, the...
PRO in Prime Minister’s office dies, PM Modi condoles death

PRO in Prime Minister’s office dies, PM Modi condoles death

Public Relations Officer (PRO) in Prime Minister’s Office and senior journalist Jagdish Thakkar passed away today (Monday,Dec 10). Thakkar, 72, who was unwell for some...

Maharashtra farmer earns Rs 6 after selling 2,657 kg onions, sends it to CM...

A farmer from Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district has sent a money order of Rs 6 (earnings after selling 2,657 kg onions) to Chief Minister Devendra...
Surgical strike overhyped, bad to politicise military operations: General who oversaw operation

Surgical strike overhyped, bad to politicise military operations: General who oversaw operation

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his party and other ardent followers have never stopped taking credit for PM’s boldness and bravery for the surgical...
Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit will not contest 2019 election, reports her spokesperson

Bollywood veteran star Madhuri Dixit’s spokesperson has denied the rumours of star contesting 2019 election on BJP ticket, claiming the earlier media reports false. Madhuri’s...

Congress headed for comfortable win, BJP in for a rout in Rajasthan, say bookies

Whoever wins or loses in elections, there are those who always gain. We aren’t talking about ordinary tent-wallahs and the labourers engaged in setting...

Maharashtra farmer gets Rs 1,064 for 750 kg onions, sends it to PM Modi

An onion-grower from Maharashtra who had to sell his produce for little over Rs 1 per kg has sent his earnings to Prime Minister...

“Govt unsuccessful in handling agricultural crisis”

Experts put heads together, pinpoint problem areas; say a long way to go before results begin to arrive While the prime minister has been extolling...
India presents a 9-point plan to deal with fugitive economic offenders at G20 summit

India presents a 9-point plan to deal with fugitive economic offenders at G20 summit

With some high profile alleged economic offenders fleeing the country in recent times, India sought international cooperation for dealing with such fugitives at the...
TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu

K Chandrashekhar Rao is ‘Small Modi’, says TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu, on Thursday (November 29), took a jibe at Chandrasekhar Rao by calling him "small...

“Level of discourse abysmal, conversation not about development”

With poll fever catching up, slanderous allegations fly thick and fast as do unparliamentary remarks exposing caste and class biases As elections draw close, allegations...
BJP

BJP releases manifesto for Rajasthan polls, promises 50 lakh private jobs in five years

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today (Tuesday, November 27) released its manifesto termed ‘Gaurav Sankalp 2018' for the Rajasthan assembly polls that are scheduled...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi asks for debate on development, slams Cong for personal attacks

While the BJP and its sister organisations of the RSS fraternity build a hype over Ram temple and Hindutva, the Congress has committed the...

Despite CIC order, PMO denies to share details on black money

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Sunday, November 25 has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad,...

US announces $5 million reward for information leading to arrest of 26/11 perpetrators

Calling it an affront that planners of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack 10 years ago have still not been convicted, the US has announced a...
SUPREME-COURT

Supreme Court notice to Modi govt on plea against amendment to corruption law

The Supreme Court today (Monday, Nov 26) issued notice to Narendra Modi government on a plea challenging constitutional validity of amendments made to the...

Mary Kom bags sixth Gold at World Boxing Championship

India's boxing legend MC Mary Kom bagged her sixth gold medal at the Women's World Boxing Championship by defeating Ukraine's Hanna Okhota in the...
28 killed as bus falls into canal in Karnatanka’s Mandya

28 killed as bus falls into canal in Karnatanka’s Mandya

Twenty eight people, including five children, were killed when a bus fell into a canal in south Karnataka today, November 24 afternoon. The number...

Rahul Gandhi compares PM Modi to the famous villain ‘Mogambo’

As elections are approaching leaders have started criticizing their rivals with harsh comments and filmy dialogues. Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday (November 23)...
Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj quits electoral politics, rules out contesting in 2019

Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj today (Tuesday, Nov 20) ruled herself out of the 2019 general elections, citing health reasons, said media reports. Among...
narendra modi inaugurates kmp expressway

PM Modi inaugurates KMP Expressway, road that will provide relief from pollution

The most awaited Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Monday, Nov 19). The KMP expressway will act as a ring...
PM Narendra Modi

Congress worships cows in MP and leaders slaughters calves in Kerala: PM Narendra Modi

The electoral battle in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh (MP) is getting progressively hotter with the top leaders launching harsh criticism of the rivals. While addressing...

A war of words between PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi

Two years after demonetization and its aftermath, the move and its fallout continue to be among the core issues in public and political discourse....
Bhima Koregaon case: Police chargesheet alleges Maoist plot to assassinate PM

Bhima Koregaon case: Police chargesheet alleges Maoist plot to assassinate PM

The Pune police chargesheet in Bhima Koregaon case filed on Thursday, November 15, in a special UAPA court alleges “conspiracy to assassinate the PM...
Rafale deal controversy

Rafale deal: SC reserves its order on petitions challenging the deal and seeking court-monitored...

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday, November 14) reserved its judgment on pleas challenging the deal for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France...

Supreme Court to hear Zakia Jafri’s petition against clean chit to Modi in 2002...

The Supreme Court will hear next Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s petition challenging the clean chit given to Narendra Modi who was chief minister...

Negotiated Rafale deal for a year, says Centre in documents submitted to SC

The Rafale deal was announced first and negotiated later, going by Centre’s submission in the Supreme Court today (Monday, November 12). India negotiated the deal...
Fake News

Notion of ‘nationalism’ behind rampant fake news in India, says BBC study

A BBC study on how disinformation and fake news found an overlap of fake news sources on Twitter and support networks of Prime Minister...
ANANTH KUMAR

Union Minister Ananth Kumar takes his last breath at 59, lost a valuable colleague...

Ananth Kumar, senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union minister for chemicals, fertilisers and parliamentary affairs, took his last breath in Bengaluru in...
Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, highest in two years when systematic measuring began

Unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, highest in two years when systematic measuring began

According to the CMIE report, only 39.5% of the Indian adult population or 397 million people were employed in Oct 2018, 2.4% lower than...
A CISF jawan among five others killed in Dantewada’snaxal attack

A CISF jawan among five others killed in Dantewada’s naxal attack

A jawanof the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and four others were killed in when Naxals blew up a vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on...
Urjit Patel

Centre to step up pressure on RBI, Governor Urjit Patel may quit on Nov...

The Centre wants RBI to transfer Rs 3.5 lakh crore to the finance ministry for recapitalisation of banks and to meet its other fiscal...
Manmohan Singh

“Scars Only Getting More Visible With Time”: former PM Manmohan Singh on demonetisation

Congress leader and former Prime MinisterDr Manmohan Singh today (Thursday, November 8) cautioned Narendra Modi government against “economic misadventures” and urged it to handle...

PM Modi is an anaconda says Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Yanamala Rama Krishnudu

Passing unwanted comments and unparliamentarily languages against one another is not a new thing among politicians but when one compares the PM of the...
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library

Modi Govt replaces intellectuals with Arnab Goswami, BJP MP and two others at Nehru...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has nominated the news anchor Arnab Goswami, known for hot-headed, noisy ‘debates’ along with a BJP MP, a former pro-BJP/RSS...
Business

India once again makes remarkable progress in Ease of Doing Business, jumps 23 ranks

India has improved its rank in six out of the 10 indicators and has moved closer to international best practices on seven out of...
Iran-India

US Agrees For Waiver to India Continue Importing Iran Oil

US administration has finally agreed to grant India a waiver enabling New Delhi to continue importing Iranian oil even after November 4, the day...
Tharoor send legal notice to Law Minister RS Prasad for calling him murder accused

Tharoor send legal notice to Law Minister RS Prasad for calling him murder accused

The soft-spoken Congress MP who has been the target of harsh comments from various BJP leaders, including Narendra Modi before he became PM, and...
BJP stands to gain from Sardar Patel’s Statue of Unity

BJP stands to gain from Sardar Patel’s Statue of Unity

Mudda discusses various thoughts on the subject Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to SardarVallabhbhai Patel on his 143rd birth anniversary by dedicating his...
Rafale Deal

Rafale deal: Explain choice of offset partner, give us details of pricing in 10...

The Narendra Modi government, which has so far focused on rhetoric rather than answer questions being raised about the controversial Indo-France Rafale deal, was...
PM Modi Begins Summit with Japan’s Shinzo Abe

PM Modi Begins Summit with Japan’s Shinzo Abe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Yamanashi for the 13th India-Japan annual summit on Sunday. They will review...
Amit Shah calls “emergency-Like” situation in Kerala

Amit Shah calls “emergency-Like” situation in Kerala

CM Vijayan says Shah’s words were against SC and Constitution In a major development, BJP President Amit Shah has described developments, in post SC order...
Donald Trump Turns down India’s Republic Day Invitation

Donald Trump Turns down India’s Republic Day Invitation

Million Dollar Question- Who Will Accept Invitation as Second Choice? Amidst growing tension on India’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defence missile system and unhindered...
Four IB men caught outside residence of CBI Director Alok Verma’s residence

Four IB men caught outside residence of CBI Director Alok Verma’s residence

Four men, identified as Intelligence Bureau (IB) operatives, were rounded up today (Thursday, October 25) morning from outside the residence of Central Bureau of...
Modi Govt sends CBI chief Alok Verma on compulsory leave, he moves SC

Modi Govt sends CBI chief Alok Verma on compulsory leave, he moves SC

Overcoming the hurdle of fixed two-year tenure of CBI chief who is embattled with his deputy regarded as close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
PM Modi has to reply on CBI crisis

PM Modi has to reply on CBI crisis

Mudda discusses ongoing events leading to image loss of investigating agency; journalist warns graft to prove inimical to BJP’s electoral prospects The ongoing crisis in...
CBI Spl Director Rakesh Asthana goes to Delhi HC fearing arrest, gets reprieve till Oct 29

CBI Spl Director Rakesh Asthana goes to Delhi HC fearing arrest, gets reprieve till...

Number two in CBI, special director Rakesh Asthana, who approached the Delhi High Court today (Tuesday, October 23) to seek protection against arrest in...
Sri Lanka denies report on RAW plot to assassinate President Sirisena

Sri Lanka denies report on RAW plot to assassinate President Sirisena

The office of Sri Lankan President has, on Wednesday, denied the reports in certain media outlets that Sirisena claimed that Indian spy agency Research...
India, China Launch Training For Afghan Diplomats

India, China Launch Training For Afghan Diplomats

Expanding their regional influence, India and China have launched a training programme for Afghan diplomats on Monday in New Delhi. Ten Afghan diplomats are...
PM Modi meets Oil Cos CEOs, urges cost reduction, payment terms review for relief to rupee

PM Modi meets Oil Cos CEOs, urges cost reduction, payment terms review for relief...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, Monday October 15, met with global leaders of the energy sector to discuss the prevailing energy scenario, effects of...
“Common man is feeling the pinch of rising costs all around”

“Common man is feeling the pinch of rising costs all around”

Panellists say that a broad-based solution that lowers petrol and diesel prices should emerge from the government soon Prime Minister Narendra Modi will brainstorm with...
Will spiralling fuel prices shatter BJP’s electoral dreams?

Will spiralling fuel prices shatter BJP’s electoral dreams?

Convincing oilcos to cut profits and going for Iran imports are two solutions to bring them down; focussing on NRI bonds and masala bonds...
GD Agarwal’s death will not go in vain

GD Agarwal’s death will not go in vain

By Rashme Sehgal Professor GD Agarwal’s death on Thursday will not go in vain. Already, another swami by the name of Swami Gopal Das has...
Reliance has 10 percent of offset investment in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO

Reliance has 10 percent of offset investment in Rafale deal: Dassault CEO

Dassault Aviation's joint venture with Reliance represents around 10 percent of the obligatory offset investments under the Rafale jet deal, Dassault CEO Eric Trappier...
M-J-Akbar

Facing spate of past sex-harassment charges, MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar may have to...

Caught in a spate of allegations of sexual misconduct by his former junior female journalists, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar, presently...
Rafale deal: Accepting Reliance was imperative and obligatory, says French report

Rafale deal: Accepting Reliance was imperative and obligatory, says French report

On the eve of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to France and a day after Supreme Court asked Centre for details of the decision...
Seven dead as New Farakka Express derails near Raebareli, PM Modi condoles deaths

Seven dead as New Farakka Express derails near Raebareli, PM Modi condoles deaths

Seven persons were killed and over 60 are injured when nine bogies and the engine of the New Farakka Express train derailed 50 m...
Gadkari says Modi Govt won polls on unrealistic promises, Cong agrees wholeheartedly

Gadkari says Modi Govt won polls on unrealistic promises, Cong agrees wholeheartedly

Described as a ‘two-man show’ to refer to the total domination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah over government and...
Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 test positive in Jaipur, Bihar on alert

Zika virus outbreak in Rajasthan: 29 test positive in Jaipur, Bihar on alert

With 29 persons tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur by Monday, October 8, neighbouring states have been put on alert. Zika virus infection...
Election dates announced for Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan & Telangana; Results on December 11

Election dates announced for Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan & Telangana; Results on December...

The Election Commission today (Saturday, October 6) announced dates for the Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana Assembly elections. The Model Code of...
EC debunks Congress claim of 60 lakh fake voters in MP

Congress questions EC for changing time of announcing poll schedule, sees link to Modi...

The Congress today, (Saturday, October 6) questioned the independence of the Election Commission when the poll panel changed the timing of its press conference...
India ignores US warnings to sign S-400 air defence system deal with Russia

India ignores US warnings to sign S-400 air defence system deal with Russia

India and Russia signed the USD 5 billion S-400 air defence system deal among a total of eight pacts, in New Delhi today (Friday,...
BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a survey

BJP would win if elections were held now, Modi most acceptable PM says a...

Modi government would return to power but with a reduced margin if Lok Sabha elections are held now, says a survey by ABP News...
PM Narendra Modi, French President Emmanuel Macron get Champions of the Earth award

PM Narendra Modi, French President Emmanuel Macron get Champions of the Earth award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been honoured with this year’s ‘Champions of the Earth’ award – UN’s highest environmental...
“Government needs to accomplish a balancing act between subsidies, price rise”

“Government needs to accomplish a balancing act between subsidies, price rise”

Panellists feel that BJP must listen to both economists and the common man to control inflation, save poor from skyrocketing costs Rising petrol and diesel...
Sushma Swaraj: India can’t talk when Pakistan promotes Terror

Sushma Swaraj: India can’t talk when Pakistan promotes Terror

India denies its involvement in Peshawar school attack India has alleged that Pakistan’s commitment to terrorism as an instrument of state policy has not been...
PM Modi Gets UN’s Environment Award

PM Modi Gets UN’s Environment Award

Kochin Airport also honoured for leadership in use of sustainable energy  India’s endeavours for promoting solar and renewable energy got global recognition on Wednesday when...
PM Modi accuses Congress of allying with foreign countries to influence Indian politics

PM Modi accuses Congress of allying with foreign countries to influence Indian politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is yet to respond to former French President Francois Hollande’s statement about choosing Reliance for offset contract in Rafale...
“There should be distinction between petty, heinous crimes; those politically targeted should not lose out”

“There should be distinction between petty, heinous crimes; those politically targeted should not lose...

Panellists feel there is need to get rid of criminals and accused leaders should be tried in fast-track courts, but who will bell the...
Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

Rafale deal: Congress goes to CVC while Modi govt says everything except answer queries

A Congress delegation on Monday, September 24, met the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) to demand registration of a case in the alleged scam in...
Sikkim gets its first airport, Pakyong: a picturesque engineering marvel

Sikkim gets its first airport, Pakyong: a picturesque engineering marvel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sikkim’s first airport, Pakyong, on Monday, September 24. The greenfield airport, whose foundation stone was laid nine years ago, is...
Rahul-Gandhi-Criticise-RSS-for-Interfering-In-Governance

Rahul Gandhi Criticise RSS for Interfering In Governance

Continuing his tirade against RSS, the ideological patron of BJP, congress president Rahul Gandhi has launched a sharp attack on the organisation on Saturday,...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: French Govt, Dassault refute ex French Prez Hollande’s reported statement, he stands...

The bombshell of former French President Francois Hollande’s reported statement about Indian government proposing Reliance as Dassault’s partner company for offset contract set off...
India cancels talks with Pakistan at UNGA in New York after killing of J&K cops

India cancels talks with Pakistan at UNGA in New York after killing of J&K...

Less than 24 hours after confirming that Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be meeting her counterpart on the sidelines of the United Nations...
UGC directs Univs to observe Surgical Strike Day, Govt says not mandatory after criticism

UGC directs Univs to observe Surgical Strike Day, Govt says not mandatory after criticism

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday directed universities and higher education institutions across the country to observe September 29 as “Surgical Strike Day”...
Activists arrests: Supreme Court reserves judgment, asks police to submit case diary by Sep 24

Activists arrests: Supreme Court reserves judgment, asks police to submit case diary by Sep...

The Supreme Court on Thursday, September 20, reserved its verdict on the arrests of activists following raids in the Bhima Koregaon case. The bench headed...
Pak PM Imran Khan writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeks resumption of talks

Pak PM Imran Khan writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeks resumption of talks

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking resumption of dialogue between the two neighbours, saying the only way...
Dubai court allows extradition of Christian Michel, middleman in VVIP chopper scam

Dubai court allows extradition of Christian Michel, middleman in VVIP chopper scam

Michel, along with former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi and others, is a key accused in the Rs 3700 AgustaWestland chopper scandal, he was...
Triple Talaq

Centre approves ordinance to make instant triple talaq a punishable offence

Anti-triple talaq bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha in the monsoon session but was stalled in the Rajya Sabha, ordinance expected to...
“Varanasi development has been slow”

“Varanasi development has been slow”

Panellists feel the BJP has done well in prime minister’s constituency but expectations were much higher Celebrating his 68th birthday in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said...
Supreme Court extends house arrests of activists, will examine evidence against them

Supreme Court extends house arrests of activists, will examine evidence against them

The Supreme Court, on Monday, September 17, extended till September 19 the interim house arrest of five civil rights activists arrested by the Maharashtra...
BJP to go for grassroots connect for 2019 with T-20 plan: each worker to contact 20 houses

BJP to go for grassroots connect for 2019 with T-20 plan: each worker to...

A target of “Har booth, das youth” and 20 households to be contacted by every worker to publicise Narendra Modi government’s achievements over tea...
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar released, vows to uproot Modi govt

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar released, vows to uproot Modi govt

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was released from Saharanpur jail on Friday, September 14 after the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh withdrew charges...
Week after 2+2 meet in New Delhi, NSA Ajit Doval in US to meet top officials

Week after 2+2 meet in New Delhi, NSA Ajit Doval in US to meet...

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in Washington to hold meetings with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other top officials of the...
Fuel prices touching ever new highs, rupee depreciation spurring hike

Fuel prices touching ever new highs, rupee depreciation spurring hike

Petrol and diesel prices touched news highs once again on Thursday, September 13, with oil marketing companies raising retail rates by 13 paise per...
Jaitley sat with Mallya for 15-20 minutes, check CCTV, says Congress after FM denied a meeting

Jaitley sat with Mallya for 15-20 minutes, check CCTV, says Congress after FM denied...

In an outright rejection of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s assertion of having met the fugitive millionaire Vijay Mallya, the Congress on Thursday, September 13,...
Trump: India Called Us Wanting Trade Deal despite Tough Talks

Trump: India Called Us Wanting Trade Deal despite Tough Talks

US President speaks of becoming friend with PM Narendra Modi and Japan’s Shinzo Abe In a major twist in India-US relations, President Donald Trump has...
“Govt should rein in rising prices”

“Govt should rein in rising prices”

Panellists feel that political leaders talk of the common man, but their goal is only power The Bharat bandh called by the Congress-led Opposition parties...
Nepal Not To Participate BIMSTEC Joint Drill in Pune

Nepal Not To Participate BIMSTEC Joint Drill in Pune

India suffered a major diplomatic setback on Friday when Nepal announced to withdraw from the first ever anti-terror joint military drill among the armies...
Rising fuel prices, income inequality, disappearing jobs may put govt in spot

Rising fuel prices, income inequality, disappearing jobs may put govt in spot

BJP spokesperson scrambles for cover as panellists trot out figures to prove all is not well with the economy even if one keeps long...
India to have policy to promote electric vehicles soon, says PM Modi

India to have policy to promote electric vehicles soon, says PM Modi

The government will soon issue a policy on electric vehicles and those based on alternative fuels, announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, September...
KCR dissolves Telangana assembly 8 months before full term to have polls by year-end

KCR dissolves Telangana assembly 8 months before full term to have polls by year-end

Telangana council of ministers headed by chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao, commonly called simply KCR, on Thursday, September 6 approved a resolution to dissolve...
Ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt held for framing a lawyer in narcotics case 22 years ago

Ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt held for framing a lawyer in narcotics case 22 years...

Former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, a known critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was held by police on Wednesday, September 5, in a...
India, Pakistan Agree For Mutual Inspection of Indus Basin

India, Pakistan Agree For Mutual Inspection of Indus Basin

India has agreed to allow Pakistan to inspect the projects in the Jhelum basin, including Kishanganga hydroelectric project, in the near future and Islamabad...
Good news from Govt: GDP growth touches 8.2 percent in Q1 of 2018-19

Good news from Govt: GDP growth touches 8.2 percent in Q1 of 2018-19

Amid reports of falling rupee, rising fuel prices and joblessness, the Narendra Modi government finally has some good news that it came out with...
Uniform Civil Code is neither necessary nor desirable, says Law Commission

Uniform Civil Code is neither necessary nor desirable, says Law Commission

A uniform civil code (UCC) is neither necessary nor desirable at this stage, said the Law Commission in a report that destroys the decades-old...
Criticising the country is not sedition, free speech implies right to offend: Law Commission

Criticising the country is not sedition, free speech implies right to offend: Law Commission

It is time to rethink or even repeal the controversial provision of sedition, Section 124A, from the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Law Commission...
No guarantee to India of US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles, says Pentagon official

No guarantee to India of US sanctions waiver for Russian missiles, says Pentagon official

There is no guarantee of US providing a waiver from sanctions if it purchases major weapon systems from Russia, a senior Pentagon official has...
Indian army wins friendly volleyball match against Pak army

Indian army wins friendly volleyball match against Pak army

Despite rhetoric on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s hugging Pakistan’s Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during Imran Khan’s oath ceremony, the armies of the two countries...
Biplab Deb’s latest: Ducks boost oxygen level in water, their droppings make fish bigger

Biplab Deb’s latest: Ducks boost oxygen level in water, their droppings make fish bigger

Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb is back at it, although after a longish interlude – by his standards. Since he took over as CM, he...
“BJP could have done better”

“BJP could have done better”

Panellists feel that the government has a lot to answer to its voters vis-à-vis lynchings, gau raksha, lack of development even if people might...
Stan Swamy, Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao

Pune police raid, detain human rights activists across country, for alleged ‘Maoist links’

In an early morning swoop, Pune police carried out raids on several Dalit and human rights activists in Delhi, Maharashtra, Telangana, Goa, Haryana, Chhattisgarh...
PM Narendra Modi and ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Teen Murti expanding ambit to include all PMs, ex-PM Manmohan Singh writes to PM...

The director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library said on Monday that the NMML is expanding its ambit to include all Prime Ministers, despite...
BJP members stall Parliamentary committee’s report on demonetisation

BJP members stall Parliamentary committee’s report on demonetisation

BJP MPs on Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance have stalled the adoption of its report on demonetisation. The committee’s report is said to be critical...
India, Pakistan to discuss water dispute in Lahore

India, Pakistan to discuss water dispute in Lahore

In the first bilateral engagement after Imran Khan came to power, Pakistan-India Permanent Indus Commission is beginning its two day meet to iron out...
Mann Ki Baat: PM pays tributes to Atalji for political reforms

Mann Ki Baat: PM pays tributes to Atalji for political reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the contribution of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee for taking corrective measures in developing more effective government system...
Modi govt bypassed contract and price negotiation committees in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Modi govt bypassed contract and price negotiation committees in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaraam on Saturday, August 25, attacked the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale fighter aircraft purchase deal,...
“’International Pappu’ broke decorum by criticising government on foreign soil”

“’International Pappu’ broke decorum by criticising government on foreign soil”

Talking heads take apart his speeches, many feel RSS, Muslim Brotherhood comparison unjustified and Congress only driven by political ambition, not governance motive This is...
Since Burqa Has No Quranic Injunction, Why Annoy Host Societies?

Since Burqa Has No Quranic Injunction, Why Annoy Host Societies?

~By Saeed Naqvi In normal times Britain’s former Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson’s observation that burqa clad women resemble walking “letter boxes” and “bank robbers” would...
No chance, says CEC about holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and all state assembly elections

No chance, says CEC about holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and all state assembly elections

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat on Thursday, August 23, firmly ruled out any possibility of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and the state...
Narendra Modi

PM Modi slips on unemployment and price rise, will not get majority if polls...

An opinion poll by India Today-Karvy Insights says that the BJP, unlike 2014 Lok Sabha elections, would not muster a majority on its own...
Kerala Floods: First Passenger Flight Took Off From Kochi

Kerala Floods: First Passenger Flight Took Off From Kochi

In a major relief to the stranded passengers in the flood ridden Kerala, a passenger flight took off out of Kochi naval base on...
Kofi Annan, For UN Chief Dies, World Mourns

Kofi Annan, Former UN Chief Dies, World Mourns

Former UN Secretary General and one of the most celebrated world top diplomat Kofi Annan has died in Swiss city of Bern after a...
Kerala floods: UN expresses grief, PM announces Rs.500 cr grant, CMs give aid

Kerala floods: UN expresses grief, PM announces Rs.500 cr grant, CMs give aid

As flood situation in Kerala progressively worsened, institutions and people from all over stepped forward with moral and material support to the people of...
The Atal – Advani team and the relations between the duo: It’s complicated

The Atal – Advani team and the relations between the duo: It’s complicated

By Seema Guha BJP stalwarts Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani’s friendship is well known and much celebrated. The relationship was complex, and often strained...
Former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal

Former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was cremated with full state honours at Smriti Sthal on the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi after...
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Former Prime Minister and veteran BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who served as Prime Minister for three times has expired on Thursday evening after...
Vajpayee Is Critical, Health Deteriorates

Vajpayee Is Critical, Health Deteriorates

PM, several leaders visit AIIMS to enquire his health condition Veteran BJP leader and an iconic politician; Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who served as Prime Minister...
PM’s Address on I-Day Was Meant for Winning 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

PM’s Address on I-Day Was Meant for Winning 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Mudda discusses Narendra Modi’s speech from Red Fort, that Armed Forces will have permanent commission for women his most significant announcement Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Prime Minister Raises Nation’s Hope, Assures Progress

Prime Minister Raises Nation’s Hope, Assures Progress

Narendra Modi addresses the Nation on 72nd Independence Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced  that India will launch its first manned space mission by...
Election Commission puts Constitutional block on BJP push for simultaneous polls

Election Commission puts Constitutional block on BJP push for simultaneous polls

As the BJP got down in earnest to push for simultaneous polls, with party chief Amit Shah writing to Law Commission in favour of...
Is the government serious about introducing electric cars to bring down pollution levels?

Is the government serious about introducing electric cars to bring down pollution levels?

~By Rashme Sehgal and Shubh Arora Despite loud proclamations by the government to promote electric cars, India is lagging in the sales of electric vehicles...
PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

PMO running all ministries, ministers have no work: Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie

Former ministers in the first NDA government led by Atal Behari Vajpayee, Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha on Saturday, August 11, questioned the manner...
NDA candidate Harivansh wins easy contest, is Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

NDA candidate Harivansh wins easy contest, is Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

BJP-led NDA’s candidate Harivansh was elected Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha today (Thursday, August 9) as the Opposition failed to notch up the numbers. Pitted...
India's Formidable Green Warrior Refuses to Give Up Fight For Ganga

India’s Formidable Green Warrior Refuses to Give Up Fight For Ganga

~By Rashme Sehgal With the meeting between Minister of Sanitation and Drinking Water Uma Bharti and Prof GD Agarwal (Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand) in Hardwar...
Modi govt spent Rs.4,880 crore on advertisements in its four years since 2014

Modi govt spent Rs.4,880 crore on advertisements in its four years since 2014

The central government has spent over Rs 4,880 crore on advertisements through electronic, print and other media since 2014-15, said Minister of State for...
India Increases Iranian Oil Imports In June By 48 Percent

India Increases Iranian Oil Imports In June By 48 Percent

Despite US pressure New Delhi and Tehran preparing to continue trading Despite US pressure to reduce Iranian oil imports to zero by November this year,...
PM Modi Congratulates Pak PM-elect Imran Khan

PM Modi Congratulates Pak PM-elect Imran Khan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Pakistan’s Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan on Monday and congratulated him for his party emerging as the largest...
“Policies remain on paper in Uttar Pradesh”

“Policies remain on paper in Uttar Pradesh”

Panellists feel that PM Modi’s plans of promising development funds in the state is a good sign, but these need to get off the...
25 Bodies Retrieved From Bus Accident Site In Maharashtra

25 Bodies Retrieved From Bus Accident Site In Maharashtra

Rescue operation continues despite bad weather Amidst nation-wide grief and sorrow, a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has resumed its rescue operation Sunday...
Rafale deal

Rafale deal: Congress launches fresh attack, alleges crony capitalism to favour Reliance

The Congress on Friday came out with a fresh set of papers accusing the Modi government of deceiving the country and saying that Defence...
Afghanistan, Not India, Will Be Imran Khan’s Priority Until 2019

Afghanistan, Not India, Will Be Imran Khan’s Priority Until 2019

~By Saeed Naqvi Even before elections in Pakistan had taken place the media which articulates the western establishment point of view, like the Economist, had...
PM Modi at BRICS summit talks of working for Fourth Industrial Revolution, meets Xi Jinping

PM Modi at BRICS summit talks of working for Fourth Industrial Revolution, meets Xi...

Participating in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit in South Africa,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed India’s commitment to...
Another fake news about anti-Congress, pro-Modi article by BBC bureau chief Mark Tully

Another fake news about anti-Congress, pro-Modi article by BBC bureau chief Mark Tully

Yet another article purportedly written by senior journalist and former India Bureau Chief of BBC, Mark Tully supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attacking...
Women, clad in burqas, stand in line to cast their ballot at a polling station during general elections in Peshawar, Pakistan, Reuters/UNI

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Changed anti-corruption law tightens rules for prosecuting officials, penalises bribe givers

Changed anti-corruption law tightens rules for prosecuting officials, penalises bribe givers

The amended anti-graft law passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday provides for punishment to bribe takers as well as bribe givers and extends...
The Power of Speech

The Power of Speech

~By Dilip Bobb Much has been made of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Parliament, culminating in the hug-wink combo. If politicians have one requirement, it is...
Oil and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Indian Oil PSUs raise import from Iran

Iran becomes second largest oil supplier to India Despite mounting pressure from US for reducing Iranian oil imports to “zero” by November 4 this year,...
PM Visits Genocide Memorial in Rwandan Capital Kigali

PM Visits Genocide Memorial in Rwandan Capital Kigali

Modi will also visit Uganda and South Africa Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the Genocide Memorial Centre in Rwanda’s capital Kigali which...
Manmohan Singh on PM Modi: Self praise and jumlas cannot replace policy making

Manmohan Singh on PM Modi: Self praise and jumlas cannot replace policy making

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday, July 22, hit out at his successor PM Narendra Modi saying he “rejects the culture of constant...
No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the replies

No confidence motion debate: Rahul Gandhi vs Narendra Modi – the charges and the...

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi got up to reply to the debate on no confidence motion on Friday – at the tactically chosen prime...
Rafale deal controversy: French government’s statement, what is says, what it doesn’t

Rafale deal controversy: French government’s statement, what is says, what it doesn’t

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s statement in Lok Sabha, during the debate on no-confidence motion against Narendra Modi government, that there was no secrecy pact...
Moral victory for Congress, or more power to BJP?

Moral victory for Congress, or more power to BJP?

Lively debate discusses leaders’ performance in trust vote debate; try to determine who holds balance of power at the end of two walkouts, several...
Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations on Rafale deal

Hug gone wrong? BJP to bring privilege motion against Rahul Gandhi for his allegations...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi may have talked about wanting to spread love and burying hate and then ended by giving a hug to Prime...
No confidence motion: After a scathing attack, Rahul Gandhi hugs PM Modi

No confidence motion: After a scathing attack, Rahul Gandhi hugs PM Modi

Noisy scenes forcing a ten-minute adjournment marked the speech of Congress president Rahul Gandhi as he launched a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra...
No confidence vote: Outcome known, BJP & Opposition hope to score propaganda points

No confidence vote: Outcome known, BJP & Opposition hope to score propaganda points

~By Rajesh Sinha The four-year-old NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces its first motion of no-confidence on Friday, July 20. Lok Sabha Speaker...
RTI Amendment Bill that Modi Govt wants will render the law useless

RTI Amendment Bill that Modi Govt wants will render the law useless

Modi government’s proposed move to amend the Right to Information (RTI) law to expand government control over the information commissioners is facing stiff resistance...
Social activist Swami Agnivesh with senior Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi, Former Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Alamgir Alam and other opposition party leaders at a press conference in Ranchi, UNI

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Congress should behave more responsibly in Parliament

Congress should behave more responsibly in Parliament

Mudda debates stormy scenes in the highest panchayat of the land, says government should take opposition on board vis-à-vis agenda before session opens The parliament...
Has BJP started a Taliban in Hinduism? Shashi Tharoor asks

Has BJP started a Taliban in Hinduism? Shashi Tharoor asks

With BJP going ballistic over Shashi Tharoor’s remark that it would turn India into a ‘Hindu Pakistan’ if it gets a majority in Lok...
Rahul responds to BJP’s ‘Muslim party’ hype: …I love all living beings. I am the Congress

Rahul responds to BJP’s ‘Muslim party’ hype: …I love all living beings. I am...

Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself took up the BJP hype about his Gandhi’s alleged – and since refuted by many –...
Narendra-Modi

Modi Criticise Opposition for Not Prioritizing Development

Continuing his sharp criticism of opposition parties Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attacked the previous governments and accused accusing them of neglecting the people...
Omar Abdullah criticize Congress on Modi-Nawaz relations

Omar Abdullah criticize Congress for tweet on Modi-Nawaz relations

Amidst ongoing war of words between BJP and Congress after arrest of Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif, National Conference vice president and former chief...
Four new members nominated to Rajya Sabha, an ex-BJP MP and a RSS ideologue among them

Four new members nominated to Rajya Sabha, an ex-BJP MP and a RSS ideologue...

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday, July 14, nominated four persons to the Rajya Sabha. The nominations were made on the advice of Prime...
Def Min Sitharaman

Def Min Sitharaman relies on dubious report to accuse Congress of trying to spread...

At a time when fake news ecosystem is reportedly drumming up hatred against minorities on online media, the BJP, led by defence minister Nirmala...
Preparing for 2019: PM Modi seeks list of projects to inaugurate, BJP plans a string of rallies

Preparing for 2019: PM Modi seeks list of projects to inaugurate, BJP plans a...

From August, the BJP will go into election mode, BJP president Amit Shah had said a few days ago. While that might sound amusing...
Photography allowed at monuments except Ajanta, Taj and Leh Palace after PM Modi questions ban

Photography allowed at monuments except Ajanta, Taj and Leh Palace after PM Modi questions...

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has issued orders to allow photography within the premises of centrally protected monuments, hours after Prime Minister Narendra...
“People like him do not have the right to stay in politics”

“People like him do not have the right to stay in politics”

As the Congress is gearing up for the 2019 battle, Shashi Tharoor has created trouble for his party with his controversial comments. At an...
Hamid Ansari rejects Govt.’s “One Nation, One Election” move

Hamid Ansari rejects Govt.’s “One Nation, One Election” move

Also speaks about sense of insecurity among minorities In a major departure from his apolitical position, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, the former vice-president has opposed the...
Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it cuts oil import

Iran accuses India of bowing to US pressure, warns of withdrawing privileges if it...

Iran has warned  India that it will no more grant “special privileges” to it if it tried to replace Iranian crude with that from...
PM Modi is 3rd most followed world leader on Twitter

PM Modi is 3rd most followed world leader on Twitter

Gulf News reports Modi’s rising popularity Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the third-most followed world leader with 42 million followers on his personal account and...
India, South Korea to strengthen ties, hold regular summits

India, South Korea to strengthen ties, hold regular summits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-In have agreed, on Tuesday, to hold regular summits to reflect the growing importance...
Will anti-incumbency the reason for BJP’s downfall in Rajasthan?

Will anti-incumbency the reason for BJP’s downfall in Rajasthan?

Mudda discusses Modi’s visit to Jaipur, marking the start of the party’s state election campaign, panel also discusses holding of simultaneous elections Months before Rajasthan...
Amit Shah

Spread like fire from Kashmir to Kanyakumari: Amit Shah tells BJP social media volunteers

Brace for a virtual carpet bombing of messages from BJP IT Cell which already has by far the most dominant presence on social media,...
Less than a year before next general elections, Modi Govt declared big hike in Kharif MSP

Less than a year before next general elections, Modi Govt declared big hike in...

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a substantial hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Kharif crops, which was proposed in the Budget...
US media tries to influence Indian policy on Iran

US media tries to influence Indian policy on Iran

Bloomberg interviews IOC Chairman Amidst Indian government considering its response to US pressure for stopping oil imports from Iran by November this year, American media...
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Trolls target Sushma Swaraj and her husband Swaraj Kaushal, BJP keeps mum

Trolls target Sushma Swaraj and her husband Swaraj Kaushal, BJP keeps mum

Subjected to vicious trolling by social media users, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s husband and former Governor Swaraj Kaushal have responded with dignity, the...
Bullet trains only for elite, Railways services in poor state: Metro man E Sreedharan

Bullet trains only for elite, Railways services in poor state: Metro man E Sreedharan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious bullet train project has been dubbed as “expensive and beyond the reach of ordinary people” and one that “will...
Exports fall in four years of Modi govt, in 2017 export-to-GDP ratio was lowest since 2005

Exports fall in four years of Modi govt, in 2017 export-to-GDP ratio was lowest...

Exports of goods to Japan and countries in Africa and Latin America dropped over the four years of Narendra Modi government and grew at...
People Versus Established Order: Contradiction Sharpens In New York And Elsewhere

People Versus Established Order: Contradiction Sharpens In New York And Elsewhere

~By Saeed Naqvi Does the stunning victory of a 28 year old Latino bartender in New York this week over a 10 term Democratic lawmaker...
“Now is the time to crack down on Swiss account holders”

“Now is the time to crack down on Swiss account holders”

Mudda discusses 50 per cent jump in money parked in tax haven, speakers remind audience that not all of it is illegal even though...
All money in Swiss bank not black, will get all black money data by 2019: Piyush Goel

All money in Swiss bank not black, will get all black money data by...

Attacked and mocked by Opposition and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy over report of 50% rise in money deposited by Indians in Swiss banks in...

India under US pressure to cut oil imports from Iran, Govt says exploring all...

Two days after US said it would not waive sanctions to India or any country if they do not stop oil imports from Iran...
Is the Modi government endangering our ‘security infrastructure’?

Is the Modi government endangering our ‘security infrastructure’?

Mudda panellists answer question which emerges in wake of broadcast of first videos of surgical strike, many feel it was the right move As the...
Videos of Indian Army-led surgical strike against Pak released, political sparring follows

Videos of Indian Army-led surgical strike against Pak released, political sparring follows

On September 18, 2016, Pakistan-based terrorists entered the Army headquarters in Uri killing as many as 20 Indian soldiers before being eliminated. As public...
PM May Address More Public Rallies Instead Of Road Shows

PM May Address More Public Rallies Instead Of Road Shows

Mudda Discusses PM Security Threat Assessment The Union Home Ministry has issued new security guidelines for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the states and...
Threat to PM Modi at all-time high, Home Ministry issues new security guidelines

Threat to PM Modi at all-time high, Home Ministry issues new security guidelines

After the alleged threat of Narendra Modi’s assassination in “another Rajiv Gandhi-type incident" by the Maoists, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has issued new...
India is the most dangerous place in the world for women, finds global survey

India is the most dangerous place in the world for women, finds global survey

High risk of sexual violence, human trafficking and slave labour make India the most dangerous country in the world for women, ahead of Syria,...
Pope Francis meets French President Emmanuel Macron during private audience at the Vatican, Alessandra Tarantino/Reuters/UNI

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UAE Foreign Minister meets PM Modi, discuss bilateral ties, investment

UAE Foreign Minister meets PM Modi, discuss bilateral ties, investment

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and discussed bilateral cooperation in trade, investment, defence and...
India extend $100 m credit, gifts Dornier aircraft to Seychelles

India extend $100 m credit, gifts Dornier aircraft to Seychelles

India and Seychelles have agreed to work together to develop a naval base project at the Assumption Island keeping each other’s concerns in mind...
Josh Jonas Tidu, one of the accused and masterminds of the abduction and gang-rape of five tribal women anti-trafficking activists from NGO “Ashakiran” at gunpoint, addresses a Gram Sabha at Chochang village in Khunti district, 90 km south of Ranchi, UNI

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“Yogi’s quota remark is a publicity stunt”

“Yogi’s quota remark is a publicity stunt”

Mudda panellists feel if the UP government is really serious, it can issue a circular regarding reservation of seats for Dalit students in AMU...
PM Inaugurates Mundka-Bahadurgarh Metro Services

PM Inaugurates Mundka-Bahadurgarh Metro Services

Third metro line reaches to Haryana Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised that commuters should get rid of private vehicles and opt for metro rail...
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News about Amit Shah pulled down by many news portals

In a remarkable instance of media bowing to political bosses, news portals like Times Now, News18.com, Firstpost and New Indian Express pulled down reports...
Seychelles President visit Sabarmati Ashram, IIM Ahmedadad

Seychelles President visit Sabarmati Ashram, IIM Ahmedadad

Seychelles President Danny Faure has visited Sabarmati Ashram and paid his tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Ahmedabad on...
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Meaning of Latest Turn In Kashmir Lies Outside The State

~By Saeed Naqvi Two policemen leading the mob which ultimately lynched a Muslim in Hapur is, of course, part of familiar communalism which has to...
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Macroeconomic fundamentals strong, India should target double digit growth: PM Modi

Stating that India’s macroeconomic fundamentals are strong, Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) and foreign exchange reserves have touched record highs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on...
PM Modi’s promise of doubling farmers’ income needs a reality check

PM Modi’s promise of doubling farmers’ income needs a reality check

Agriculture is in deep crisis, deepened further in the last three due to restrictions on livestock trade. Yesterday (Wednesday, June 20) Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Without Yoga, cannot celebrate life

Without Yoga, cannot celebrate life

The efforts of Modi to bring international recognition to yoga are laudatory, but art is centuries-old, says speaker during Mudda Union ministers from Rajnath Singh,...
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PM Modi leads 50,000 people on International Yoga Day in Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led close to 50,000 people today in Dehradun to mark the fourth International Yoga Day. The PM greeted yoga enthusiasts and...
Terror incidents in Kashmir shot up under BJP-PDP, demonetisation had no effect

Terror incidents in Kashmir shot up under BJP-PDP, demonetisation had no effect

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav, announcing the BJP's decision to pull out of an alliance with Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP in Jammu and Kashmir on...
PM reaches out to farmers across India, aims to double farmers' income by 2022

PM reaches out to farmers across India, aims to double farmers’ income by 2022

PM Narendra Modi for the first time interacted directly  with farmers across the country via video conferencing on Wednesday, June 20, laying stress on...
Rahul Gandhi turns 48, PM Modi wishes him "Long and Healthy Life"

Rahul Gandhi turns 48, PM Modi wishes him “Long and Healthy Life”

As Congress President Rahul Gandhi turns 48 today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings and wished him a long and healthy life on...
BJP end alliance with PDP, CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns; BJP recommends Governor's rule

BJP end alliance with PDP, CM Mehbooba Mufti resigns; BJP recommends Governor’s rule

It is a sign of the unnatural tie-up that the BJP had entered into with People's Democratic Party (PDP) that, probably for the first...
Would like to see Rahul as PM since Modi failed to solve big problems: Sudheendra Kulkarni

Would like to see Rahul as PM since Modi failed to solve big problems:...

Nothing punctures a propaganda blitz like criticism from insiders, present or past. The BJP has the mortification of such salvos from two such within...
China proposes trilateral summit with India, Pakistan

China proposes trilateral summit with India, Pakistan

Beijing’s envoy speaks at a seminar in New Delhi China's ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has, on Monday, informally proposed a trilateral summit among India,...
“Too many players and parties in grand alliance”

“Too many players and parties in grand alliance”

Panellists feel that opposition parties will have to find more common ground to stitch an effective alliance before the 2019 general polls There appear to...
Please select an image by clicking here Delhi likely to face flood-like situation this monsoon, de-silting still pending

Delhi likely to face flood-like situation this monsoon, de-silting still pending

If reports are to be believed, Delhi might face flood-like situation this monsoon as desilting of city drains is not yet completed in many...
One army killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Nowshera Block

One army killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Nowshera Block

According to reports, an Indian Army soldier was killed in Pakistan firing in Nowshera Block of Jammu and Kashmir today (Saturday, June 16). The soldier,...
Abducted army jawan found dead in Kashmir's Pulwama, father appeals to PM

Abducted army jawan found dead in Kashmir’s Pulwama, father appeals to PM

An Indian Army soldier, who was abducted by militants on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, today was found dead. The soldier's bullet-ridden body...
Modi Govt considers proposal to raise pension limit to Rs.10,000/month for all Indians

Modi Govt considers proposal to raise pension limit to Rs.10,000/month for all Indians

Modi government is looking into Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority's (PFRDA) proposal to double the monthly pension limit to Rs 10,000 from the existing...
PM Modi nominates Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy for fitness challenge, gets cheeky reply

PM Modi nominates Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy for fitness challenge, gets cheeky reply

After Team India skipper Virat Kohli nominated Prime Minister Narendra  Modi for a fitness challenge, PM Modi has now nominated the newly elected Karnataka...
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Kejriwal accuses Modi govt of witch hunt, coordinating bureaucratic crisis

Giving up his restraint in attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the prime minister's office (PMO) and the Delhi...
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Modi shakes hand with Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain

Modi shakes hand with Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shook hands with Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain and had a brief chat with him at the Shanghai Cooperation...
PM Modi Meets Chinese President Xi Jinping

PM Modi Meets Chinese President Xi Jinping

Jinping accepts invitation for informal summit in India next year Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday after...
Strengthened by arrival of Nitish, JD(U): BJP

Strengthened by arrival of Nitish, JD(U): BJP

Mudda discusses possible migration of ruling party allies to grand coalition ahead of 2019 general election; it’s not too late for NDA, say speakers RJD’s...
Unless sorted now, cane will haunt NDA in 2019

Unless sorted now, cane will haunt NDA in 2019

Mudda discusses Rs 8,000 crore bailout package for industry as farmers continue to suffer with mills not clearing dues and low minimum support price...
Shia Muslims participate in a procession on the occasion of the 19th Ramzan, in the old city of Lucknow, UNI

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PM Modi meets US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore

PM Modi meets US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a closed-door meeting with US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and discussed all security related issues of mutual and global interest in...
“India is doing well as far as foreign policy is concerned”

“India is doing well as far as foreign policy is concerned”

Mudda participants examine India’s foreign policy at the end of Prime Minister Modi’s three-nation tour in the Far East, most believe Modi diplomacy is...
General elections in mind: Modi govt to hike salaries of govt employees in Jan 2019?

General elections in mind: Modi govt to hike salaries of govt employees in Jan...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to promise salary hike beyond the seventh pay commission recommendations to central government employees, a key vote bank...
Farmers’ protests sure to impact coming elections

Farmers’ protests sure to impact coming elections

Mudda discusses nationwide stir, its causes and ways to resolve the crisis, speaker wonders if discontent impacted results in Kairana Friday’s edition of Mudda discussed...
Sita's was like test tube baby, Narad ancient Google and Mahabharat telecast live UP Dy CM

Sita was like test tube baby, Narad ancient Google and Mahabharat telecast live: UP...

Uttar Pradesh (UP) Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma joined the list of BJP luminaries tracing every modern scientific achievement to ancient myths in what...
After Modi govt does this, Freedom of speech and expression may stay, but freedom after that...

After Modi govt does this, Freedom of speech and expression may stay, but freedom...

Modi govt plans to monitor all social media, including emails Modi government plans to monitor social media and net activity, including emails to look for...
Director JA Bayona and actors Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt attend a news conference to promote "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" in Shanghai, China, Reuters/UNI

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Indian Air Force’s MLH class of helicopters with Bambi Buckets in action containing Malviya Nagar Fire, New Delhi, UNI

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The Media: Manufacturing Consent

The Media: Manufacturing Consent

~By Dilip Bobb Back in 1988, Noam Chomsky co-authored a book titled Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media.  The book laid down...
PM inaugurate Eastern Peripheral and Delhi-Meerut Expressway

PM inaugurates Eastern Peripheral and Delhi-Meerut Expressways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated two major development projects benefiting residents of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana on Sunday. Delhi-Meerut express way will...
Modi government in the final year of its tenure, goes big on celebrations but dark spots remain

Modi government in the final year of its tenure, goes big on celebrations but...

Going to start its fifth and final year of its present tenure on Sunday, May 27, Narendra Modi government is going big on celebrating...
Save on diplomatic front, NDA-2 has fared poorly

Save on diplomatic front, NDA-2 has fared poorly

Saturday’s afternoon talk show examines performance of Modi government after four years in office, unemployment and growth remain big issues Saturday’s afternoon debate centred on...
Fitness challenges pointless in absence of health reform

Fitness challenges pointless in absence of health reform

Mudda cocks a snook at politicos giving athleticism a shot, speakers believe rural India in dire need of hospitals, doctors, medicines, attention and an...
Thousands vacate villages, towns due to Pak shelling; Govt says Ramzan ceasefire rattled it

Thousands vacate villages, towns due to Pak shelling; Govt says Ramzan ceasefire rattled it

As heavy shelling by Pakistan has forced thousands of people to vacate villages and towns along the border, Indian Government said this indicated that...
“Diesel a lifeline to farmers”

“Diesel a lifeline to farmers”

Mudda discusses the rising fuel prices and government step to cap them; many hold NDA culpable for these spiraling out of control Petrol and diesel...
Kairana LS bypoll: united opposition faces determined BJP

Kairana LS bypoll: united opposition faces determined BJP

Following the reverses it suffered in by-elections for Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, the BJP is taking no chances in Kairana. UP chief minister...
A white tiger resting in a water pool at its enclosure at the zoo to cool off during a hot summer afternoon, as temperature crosses 42 degrees in Lucknow, UNI

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Kumaraswamy sworn in Karnataka CM, G Parameshwara of Cong as deputy, united Opposition turns up

Kumaraswamy sworn in Karnataka CM, G Parameshwara of Cong as deputy, united Opposition turns...

Karnataka got its second chief minister in less than a week, on Wednesday, May 23, with JD (S) leader HD Kumaraswamy sworn in the...
PM Modi wants to appoint officers of RSS choice in civil services, alleges Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi wants to appoint officers of RSS choice in civil services, alleges Rahul...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, May 22 accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to manipulate the UPSC merit list to accommodate officers...
75% believe corruption has increased or not declined under Modi govt: CMS study

75% believe corruption has increased or not declined under Modi govt: CMS study

PM Narendra Modi came to power in 2014 riding on popular anger against corruption whipped up by a full scale movement on the issue....
A monk pours water over a Buddha statue to mark Buddha's birthday at Yuantong temple in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, Reuters/UNI

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“Four years on, Modi yet to deliver promised growth”

“Four years on, Modi yet to deliver promised growth”

Panellists feel that with economy still lagging behind, people’s expectations have not been met On May 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes four years as...
Modi-Putin discuss privileged strategic, economic ties

Modi-Putin discuss privileged strategic, economic ties

Both leaders discuss bilateral and international issues during informal talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi held informal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in...
Pakistan reaches to World Bank against India on Kishanganga dam

Pakistan reaches to World Bank against India on Kishanganga dam

PM Modi inaugurated the project on Saturday Another diplomatic row between India and Pakistan is building up after PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Kishanganga hydropower plant...
Congress-JD(S) go to SC against nomination of Anglo-Indian MLA by Karnataka Governor

Congress-JD(S) go to SC against nomination of Anglo-Indian MLA by Karnataka Governor

His decision to make BJP's BS Yeddyurappa Karnataka chief minister under challenge in Supreme Court, Governor Vajubhai Vala has followed it up by nominating...
Karnataka developments and scope for Opposition alliance

Karnataka developments and scope for Opposition alliance

The coming together of Congress and JD(S) in Karnataka has indications of a possible coming together of Opposition parties to counter the BJP in...

BJP’s Yeddyurappa confident of Governor’s invite amid charges of horsetrading

Amid allegations from Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) of trying to poach their MLAs, BJP's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa, who was elected leader...
“Voter should punish those who breach democratic rights”

“Voter should punish those who breach democratic rights”

Karnataka election outcome hotly debated as Mudda speakers analyze how it will impact coming contests and the future of the Congress and Rahul Gandhi The...
Cops probe posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with tag 'The Lie Lama'

Cops probe posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi tagged ‘The Lie Lama’

Delhi police have registered a case for defacing boundary walls by pasting posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi carrying the tagline "The Lie Lama",...
Biplab Deb does it again, now says Tagore returned Nobel; seven bloopers in two months

Biplab Deb does it again, now says Tagore returned Nobel; seven bloopers in two...

Many missed him on World Laughter Day on May 6, but Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb didn't keep people waiting for long. Speaking at a...
Both India, Nepal to blame for Madhesi crisis

Both India, Nepal to blame for Madhesi crisis

New Delhi-Kathmandu ties in fresh focus as Prime Minister Modi takes off to meet Oli, Mudda panellists feel some work needs to be done...
Throw open expressway on June 1, whether PM or anyone else inaugurates it or not, orders SC

Throw open expressway on June 1, whether PM or anyone else inaugurates it or...

The Supreme Court on Thursday, May10,  ordered the much-delayed Eastern Peripheral Expressway to be thrown open to the public from June 1, as people...
Forbes ranks Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 9th most powerful in world

Forbes ranks Prime Minister Narendra Modi as 9th most powerful in world

The business magazine Forbes has ranked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the ninth most powerful person in the world. Topping the list is Chinese President...
Rahul Gandhi can’t win against Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi can’t win against Narendra Modi

Mudda discusses Congress president’s recent statement on his candidature for PM post Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has recently declared his readiness to be the party's...
Siddaramaiah sends legal notice to PM Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah on allegations of corruption

Siddaramaiah sends legal notice to PM Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah on allegations of...

As charges flew thick and fast with only three days left for campaigning for Karnataka assembly polls, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah sought to put...
Karnataka poll campaign heats up as voting day approaches

Karnataka poll campaign heats up as voting day approaches

With three more days of electioneering left before Karnataka votes for a new legislative assembly, the poll campaign in the southern state has heated...
Spate of fake news, spurious claims from BJP camp ahead of Karnataka polls next week

Spate of fake news, spurious claims from BJP camp ahead of Karnataka polls next...

In its Karnataka election campaign, BJP has been propagating that 23 of their workers had been killed by ‘jehadi’ forces in the past five...
Winners May Be Losers In Karnataka’s Catch 22 Endgame

Winners May Be Losers in Karnataka’s Catch 22 Endgame

~By Saeed Naqvi It was what a film director would have described as a perfect take. “You are a beginner” says he, grinding his teeth...
Bank deposit growth rate falls to lowest in 55 years, says RBI

Bank deposit growth rate falls to lowest in 55 years, says RBI

Growth in bank deposits fell to a 55-year low in financial year 2017-18, according to data on Reserve Bank of India website. Quoting bankers, a...
Modi sharing dais with Bellary brother raises eyebrows

Modi sharing dais with Bellary brother raises eyebrows

As election mania hits Karnataka, Mudda compares strategies of rival parties and speculates on who will form the next government in the state Friday’s edition...
Supreme Court rejects Janardhana Reddy's plea to campaign for his brother in Bellary

Supreme Court rejects Janardhana Reddy’s plea to campaign for his brother in Bellary

The Supreme Court on Friday, May 4, rejected mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy's plea to allow him to campaign in Bellary for his younger...
Employment situation grim, says CMIE; Rural wages drop, says RBI report

Employment situation grim, says CMIE; Rural wages drop, says RBI report

Labour participation and employment rates in India are around their lowest levels, says a report of Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) which produces...
Massive storm hits north India, kills at least 75 in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Massive storm hits north India, kills at least 75 in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

At least 75 persons were killed and over 150 injured in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan in a powerful storm that raged across north India...
Biplab Deb delivers yet another gem: Buddha walked on foot across India, Tibet, Japan etc

Biplab Deb delivers yet another gem: Buddha walked on foot across India, Tibet, Japan...

Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb has displayed a knack to make news, with his capacity for being unerringly incorrect. On Monday, April 30, on the...
“Making irresponsible remarks is not good for social amity”

“Making irresponsible remarks is not good for social amity”

Mudda panellists feel parties should openly chastise leaders who get desperate for media spotlight; these follow a certain pattern and take nation back by centuries  Tripura...
100 per cent villages electrified - a status report

100 per cent villages electrified – a status report

India reached an important milestone on Saturday, April 28 evening with Manipur's Leisang village becoming the last of India's 597,464 inhabited villages to be...
PM Modi concludes China visit, leaves for home

PM Modi concludes China visit, leaves for home

Next Informal Summit expected in India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, having spent 24 hours in Chinese city of Wuhan for holding historic informal summit, first...
LOUD AND PROUD: Babies, 9-month-old Kizuki (L) and 10-month-old Sarah, cry as they are held up by amateur sumo wrestlers during a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan. In the contest two wrestlers each hold a baby while a referee makes faces and loud noises to make them cry. The baby who cries the loudest wins, Reuters/UNI

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“Possible to reduce trust deficit even if issues remain”

“Possible to reduce trust deficit even if issues remain”

Mudda takes up Wuhan summit, examines likelihood of success of Modi agenda and whether or not it is possible to revive ties between Beijing...
Congress releases 'Nava Karnataka' manifesto promising 1 cr jobs, Rahul calls in 'Mann Ki Baat' of state's people

Congress releases ‘Nava Karnataka’ manifesto promising 1 cr jobs, Rahul calls in ‘Mann Ki...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi released the party's manifesto for Karnataka elections at Mangaluru, away from the state capital Bengaluru, on Friday, April 27, promising...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Xi Jinping, President of China in Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan, UNI

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India must strengthen ties with China but with caution

India must strengthen ties with China but with caution

Modi’s informal meeting with Xi Jinping is a positive initiative, feel Mudda panellists, ask PM to look at policy matters with fresh perspective Amidst growing...
India slides further in press freedom under deadly threat from Modi's nationalism

India slides further in press freedom under deadly threat from Modi’s nationalism

India continued its downward slide in world press freedom index for 2018 released by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) which presents a gloomy picture overall...
China fails to get India’s support on Belt and Road project

China fails to get India’s support on Belt and Road project

Beijing assured Islamabad for “firm relations as ever before” Despite improving ties between India and China and the forthcoming informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra...
Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt at Save the Constitution campaign, says it wants to destroy all institutions

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt at Save the Constitution campaign, says it wants to...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday, April 23 attacked the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying they are bent upon destroying all institutions...
Former union minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, to campaign 'to save democracy'

Former union minister Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, to campaign ‘to save democracy’

Senior BJP leader and former union minister Yashwant Sinha, served in Atal Behari Vajpayee government as finance and foreign minister, quit the BJP on...
India, UK agree to enhance cooperation post Brexit

India, UK agree to enhance cooperation post Brexit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured his British counterpart Theresa May that UK's withdrawal from EU offers opportunities to "further increase" bilateral trade ties....

PM in constant communication with people, says BJP

Former PM Manmohan Singh’s statement discussed, speaker feels Rahul Gandhi’s statements not covered on TV, while Modi has Mann Ki Baat to himself Former Prime...
TWO’S COMPANY: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, at 10 Downing Street, London, UNI

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Ambedkar Jayanti: PM, other politicians pay tribute, day marked by Dalit protest

Ambedkar Jayanti: PM, other politicians pay tribute, day marked by Dalit protest

Amid attacks from opposition and trying hard to combat the anti-Dalit image of the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and...
UN Secretary General terms Kathua gangrape and murder horrific, asks India to ensure justice

UN Secretary General terms Kathua gangrape and murder horrific, asks India to ensure justice

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that the Indian authorities should ensure that the perpetrators of the “horrific” Kathua rape and murder...
“We are fasting for the country’s transformation”

“We are fasting for the country’s transformation”

Modi’s hunger strike to protest disruption of parliament during the second part of the Budget Session under spotlight on Mudda, panellists call it political...
China encourage India to deal with Hong Kong on Nirav Modi

China encourage India to deal with Hong Kong on Nirav Modi

In a surprising development China has advised India to deal directly with Hong Kong on Nirav Modi issue and Beijing would leave it to...
Rahul observes day-long fast for communal harmony; Tytler, Sajjan asked to leave Raj Ghat

Rahul observes day-long fast for communal harmony; Tytler, Sajjan asked to leave Raj Ghat

Congress leaders observing a day-long Sadhbhavna Upvas across the country to protest against atrocities on Dalits, tribals and minorities; dilution of SC/ST Act The Congress...
Nepal never allowed its territory to be used against India

Nepal never allowed its territory to be used against India: Oli

PM K. P. Sharma Oli assures friendly ties with India Continuing his friendly gestures Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has asserted that his...
PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart O.P. Oli

PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart K. P. Oli

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Oli on Saturday and discussed the possibilities of expansion of bilateral ties...
BJP Dalit MPs unrest: Fourth one complains to PM, says nothing done for Dalits in four years

BJP Dalit MPs unrest: Fourth one complains to PM, says nothing done for Dalits...

Another Dalit MP of BJP, Yashwant Singh from Nagina in Uttar Pradesh, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing the Centre of not doing...
Revolt in Ambedkar Mahasabha over Dalit award to Adityanath

Revolt in Ambedkar Mahasabha over Dalit award to Adityanath

Amid reports of rising discontent among Dalits against BJP governments, the decision by Ambedkar Mahasabha chief to confer the 'Dalit Mitra' award to Uttar...
After failed 'Fake News' attempt, Govt moves to regulate online news

After failed ‘Fake News’ attempt, Govt moves to regulate online news

On the face of it, the government's stated intent behind the move to establish regulatory framework for online media and news portals seems innocuous...
Projects being shelved at unprecedented pace, stalled projects at record high, says CMIE report

Projects being shelved at unprecedented pace, stalled projects at record high, says CMIE report

The claims of Modi government and the calls for more projects and investments and promotion of 'self-employment' instead of providing jobs, seem to have...
Adityanath scolded me, threw me out, Dalit BJP MP complains to PM

Adityanath scolded me, threw me out, Dalit BJP MP complains to PM

Fighting to contain the pervasive Dalit discontent against it, BJP suffered another jolt when its MP from Robertsganj reserved constituency in Uttar Pradesh (UP)...
Pakistan asks World Bank to vouch India abiding IWT

Pakistan asks World Bank to vouch India abiding IWT

Raising its voice against India once again, Pakistan has asked the World Bank to recognise its responsibility under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960...
“It’s our duty to paint the right picture”

“It’s our duty to paint the right picture”

Mudda panellists feel that responsibility is implicit in the profession of a journalist, only Press Council of India should have power to take such...
PM Modi directs withdrawal of the Fake News order slammed as motivated to stifle media

PM Modi directs withdrawal of the Fake News order slammed as motivated to stifle...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered withdrawal of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry’s controversial move to black list journalists, making them liable to lose...
Iran urges for restraint in Jammu and Kashmir

Iran urges for restraint in Jammu and Kashmir

In a rare statement on situation in India, Iran has expressed regret over the recent deadly incidents in Jammu and Kashmir and urged the...
Nationwide bandh against dilution of SC/ST Act turns violent

Nationwide bandh against dilution of SC/ST Act turns violent

The Bharat bandh called by Dalit organisations turned violent on Monday, April 2. Four persons were killed in Morena, Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and...
“Politicisation of Dalit anger needs to be stopped”

“Politicisation of Dalit anger needs to be stopped”

Mudda panellists feel Dalit stir should not be allowed to get violent With parties getting ready for elections in 2109, the sizeable Dalit votebank has become...
BJP MP Pralhad Joshi booked for inflammatory comments against Muslims

BJP MP Pralhad Joshi booked for inflammatory comments against Muslims

An FIR was registered against BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Pralhad Joshi for making inflammatory comments against Muslims in Karnataka which is in...
Modi's Plans for Indian Entrepreneurs Not working on the Ground as young Indians Prefer Foreign Countries To Set Up Shop

Modi’s Plans for Indian Entrepreneurs Not working on the Ground as young Indians...

~ By  Rashme Sehgal and Shubh Arora India has been rated a great startup destination. Its rankings in the ease of doing business have risen...
BJP leaders jump to defence of Postcard news founder arrested for peddling fake news

BJP leaders jump to defence of Postcard news founder arrested for peddling fake news

Several BJP leaders have come out in defence of Mahesh Vikram Hegde, co-founder and editor of right-wing propaganda website Postcard News which has been...

“Besides a dearth of resources, there are no qualified people in the CBSE”

Muddapanel discusses pros and cobs of re-exams, explore ways and means to make system leak-proof Two days after news came out that two CBSE question...
Spate of leaks angers citizens, Rahul Gandhi targets Modi govt

Spate of leaks angers citizens, Rahul Gandhi targets Modi govt

The spate of leaks in a multitude of sectors raise serious questions about the security of the individuals, the future of students and youth...
After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet u-turn

After trading charges data leak, Congress pulls down its app, NaMo app makes quiet...

As the Congress and BJP continued to trade charges on unauthorised leak of data of users of their apps, the Congress pulled down its...
India and Israel come closer with reduced flight time

India and Israel come closer with reduced flight time

Air India flies over Saudi Arabia to reach Tel Aviv The ties between India and Israel have witnessed a major jump when two capitals were...
BJP expands its lead as single largest party in Rajya Sabha, but no majority yet

BJP expands its lead as single largest party in Rajya Sabha, but no majority...

Bagging 28 of the 58 Rajya Sabha seats for which elections were held on Friday, March 23, the BJP further consolidated its position as...
Congress, too, moves no-confidence motion against Modi govt

Congress, too, moves no-confidence motion against Modi govt

The Congress on Friday, March 23, moved a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government in Lok Sabha. The Congress is the third party to...
German President arrives on four day India visit

German President arrives on four day India visit

Also visiting Varanasi and Chennai for promoting ties  German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived on a four-day visit to India on Thursday. He was received by...
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Cambridge Analytica’s India connection: IT Minister Prasad accuses Congress of links with the firm

Reacting swiftly to Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari's statement calling for investigation by Election Commission to see if any political party had links with disgraced...
105th INDIAN SCIENCE CONGRESS: Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology

105th INDIAN SCIENCE CONGRESS: Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology

By Neelesh Pandey The 105th Indian Science Congress was hosted by Manipur University from 16 -20 March, 2018. It was inaugurated by the Prime Minister...
“Centre’s policies are finally under the scrutiny of the people”

“Centre’s policies are finally under the scrutiny of the people”

Mudda panellists feel that more than an “oust-Modi campaign” is needed for a new alternative to emerge for 2019 polls Will the opposition ever get united...

Modi govt’s flagship schemes flagging, says Parliamentary panel; Govt denies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's top six infrastructure projects are lagging seriously in implementation. Parliament's Standing Committee on Urban development said in its report that Modi...
“Opposition must be allowed to have its say”

“Opposition must be allowed to have its say”

Panellists feel that the tabling of the no-trust vote in parliament may simply be in preparation of 2019 polls and with no other agenda The...
No confidence motion fails to be taken up, protests force adjournment of Parliament

No confidence motion fails to be taken up, protests force adjournment of Parliament

Parliament failed to take up for yet another day the no confidence motion against Narendra Modi government filed by Andhra Pradesh parties last week...
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GST in India among most complex in the world, is second highest in tax...

If the goods and services tax (GST) system and rates have got you reaching out for pills to quell a headache, you will derive...
BJP gets a battering in by-polls, shot in the arm for opposition

BJP gets a battering in by-polls, shot in the arm for opposition

The saffron surge in India failed to sweep up the three Lok Sabha seats, including Gorakhpur which has been with Hindutva brigade since 1989,...

Game On 2019: Sonia’s dinner brings 20 Opposition party leaders together

Kicking off the first concrete effort to unite non-NDA parties in the battle to halt the Modi-Shah juggernaut from rolling the BJP back to...
Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

PM Modi beats Trump, has largest number of fake followers among leaders in TwitterAudit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the dubious distinction of having the largest number of fake Twitter followers, ahead of US President Donald Trump, among...
SHOW OF FRIENDSHIP: French President Emmanuel Macron (centre), his wife Brigitte Macron (second right) President Ramnath Kovind (second left) his wife Savita Kovind (left) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold hands during Macron’s ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi, UNI

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RSS avoids change in guard before 2019 polls, Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected Gen Secy

RSS avoids change in guard before 2019 polls, Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected Gen Secy

BJP's parent organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday re-elected Bhaiyyaji Joshi as the organisation's sarkaryawah (general secretary). Joshi was re-elected sarkaryawah for the fourth...
French President Emmanuel Macron, PM Modi hold talks; 14 agreements worth over Rs 1 lakh crore signed

French President Emmanuel Macron, PM Modi hold talks; 14 agreements worth over Rs 1...

India and France on Saturday inked 14 key agreements in the strategic areas of security, nuclear energy, and protection of classified information, as companies...
Mahatma Gandhi's statue, Dr BR Ambedkar's bust vandalised after PM and BJP chief's slammed such acts

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue, Dr BR Ambedkar’s bust vandalised after PM and BJP chief’s slammed...

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah condemned incidents of vandalising statues, reports came of a statue of Mahatma...
French President Macron to begin India sojourn on Friday

French President Macron to begin India sojourn on Friday

French President Emmanuel Macron’s four day visit to India, beginning on Friday would not be a “business as usual visit” as he along with...
EXAM WARRIORS: Students of Sree Chitra Poor Home ready to appear in the SSLC exams, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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WHAT A GRAND CEREMONY: The stage for the 90th Academy Awards, oscars.org

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India, Vietnam strengthen defence, security ties

India, Vietnam strengthen defence, security ties

In an important development, India and Vietnam have agreed to strengthen their defence and security ties asserting that cooperation in the two key areas...
BJP storms red fort of Tripura, leaves Left decimated, Congress wiped out

BJP storms red fort of Tripura, leaves Left decimated, Congress wiped out

BJP bagged Tripura, its most significant headway in its expansion into north east India, scoring a big win in what has been a formidable...
GREEN TRAGEDY: A team of mediapersons along with environment activists showing illegally chopped green cedar and pine trees at forest block Dandi in Neeru range of Jammu & Kashmir’s Bhaderwah forest division, UNI

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Jordanian King Abdullah II meets PM Narendra Modi

Jordanian King Abdullah II meets PM Narendra Modi

Twelve MoUs and agreements inked for strengthening cooperation King Abdullah II of Jordan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi on Thursday and discussed bilateral relations...
Irked ‘special invitee’ Mallikarjun Kharge won’t attend Modi’s Lokpal panel meet

Irked ‘special invitee’ Mallikarjun Kharge won’t attend Modi’s Lokpal panel meet

Mallikarjun Kharge’s decision to skip Lokpal Selection Committee meet comes at a time when the Supreme Court has asked Modi govt to expedite Lokpal...
“Implementation is a challenge, but first step should be taken”

“Implementation is a challenge, but first step should be taken”

A hindrance to governance and a drain on public exchequer, multiple elections should go and one nation one election policy should be implemented, say...
DIVA IN THE SKY: Fans of of Bollywood actress Sridevi hold her portrait as they wait to offer their condolences outside a makeshift memorial in Mumbai, India, Reuters/UNI

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Laws of motion were codified in mantras, says junior minister for education who trashed Darwinian theory

Laws of motion were codified in mantras, says junior minister for education who trashed...

India's Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Satyapal Singh, whose job is to take care of the country's education system, has said the...
Modi receives Jordan’s King Abdullah II at airport

Modi receives Jordan’s King Abdullah II at airport

This was seventh occasion when PM broke protocol for a foreign dignitary  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has once again broken protocol and received Jordan's King...

Centre decides to roll back order banning sale of cattle for slaughter

Narendra Modi government has finally decided to roll back its order to ban sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter. In the...
Jordan’s King Abdulllah II to visit India for three days

Jordan’s King Abdullah II to visit India for three days

The King Abdullah II of Jordan is arriving at New Delhi on Tuesday evening for a three-day official visit. The King will be accompanied...
Make expenses for Air India charter flights for PM Modi’s foreign trips public: CIC - APN Live

Make expenses for Air India charter flights for PM Modi’s foreign trips public: CIC

In an order that could cause much discomfiture to the BJP and give the Opposition some ammunition to target the Centre, the Central Information...
Pitching for foreign investments, PM Modi says India will soon be 5th largest economy

Pitching for foreign investments, PM Modi says India will soon be 5th largest economy

Making a strong pitch for foreign investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government has worked towards creating a stable business environment...
Govt to bring law to recover dues from Nirav Modi-type fugitive economic offenders

Govt to bring law to recover dues from Nirav Modi-type fugitive economic offenders

The Narendra Modi government will bring in a new law — the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill — to confiscate assets of those who flee...
Mann Ki Baat: Key takeaways from PM Modi’s 41st radio address

Mann Ki Baat: Key takeaways from PM Modi’s 41st radio address

Ahead of the National science day on February 28th, PM Modi congratulated the scientific community –mentioning the achievements of Nobel laureate Sir CV Raman. Addressing...

Sridevi passes away leaving fans shell-shocked

In a sudden shock to film goers, Bollywood’s veteran actress Sridevi has passed away due to cardiac arrest, at 54, in Dubai late night...
HADRIEN’S MANY MOODS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and their children during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi, UNI

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Ceremonial reception to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on Day 6 of his week-long India tour

Ceremonial reception to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on Day 6 of his week-long India...

At the fag end of his week-long India visit, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday,...
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Lokpal selection panel to meet on March 1: Centre tells SC

A panel comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and the Chief Justice of India among others, will meet on March 1 to...
India falls in Corruption Index, report links high corruption to low press freedom

India falls in Corruption Index, report links high corruption to low press freedom

Report names India among the worst offenders in Asia Pacific Belying Modi government assertions, India has fallen further in rankings in the annual corruption index,...
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UP Investors Summit: PM Modi announces Defence Industrial Corridor; Adani, Ambani, Birla promise to...

The first day of Uttar Pradesh Investor Summit-2018 got off to a promising start on Wednesday, Feb 21, with a host of big-ticket investment...
“Common man bearing bailout burden”

“Common man bearing bailout burden”

Mudda panellists feel that VIP culture gave rise to the banking frauds, BJP government culpable as they were going on for quite some time Celebrity...
SPIN THE WHEEL: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his wife Sophie Grégoire and children visits the Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram, in Ahmedabad, UNI

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India may become the first country to get super high-speed transport system 'Hyperloop'

India may become the first country to get super high-speed transport system ‘Hyperloop’

In about a decade from now, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson plans to inaugurate a hyperloop linking Mumbai and Pune, cutting down travel time...
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar in hospital, Goa Assembly budget session cut to just 3 days

With Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who also holds the state’s finance portfolio, undergoing treatment for a pancreatic disorder at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital, the...
God help the country: that is Modi government's unique defence strategy

God help the country: that is Modi government’s unique defence strategy

By Rajesh Sinha Don't be shocked by the headline. Narendra Modi government has in full faith taken recourse to age-old, traditional Indian tactics to safeguard...
Government won’t table bill with bail-in clause: BJP

Government won’t table bill with bail-in clause: BJP

Mudda panel grapples with Nirav Modi’s Rs 11,300 crore fraud in face of over two lakh farmer suicides, wonders if authorities can bring unscrupulous...
FIGHT BACK: South Korean marines participate in an amphibious assault exercise as part of the "Cobra Gold 2018" (CG18) joint military exercise at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand, Reuters/UNI

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PNB scam: Congress accuses Modi govt of letting fraudsters escape, BJP blames it all on Congress

PNB scam: Congress accuses Modi govt of letting fraudsters escape, BJP blames it all...

The Congress on Thursday attacked Narendra Modi government for letting businessmen and corporates flee the country with public money. The case in point was that...
Iranian President Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad before reaching Delhi

Iranian President Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad before reaching Delhi

Iran's president Hassan Rounahi  has  arrived in Hyderabad Thursday afternoon. He was welcomed by Minister of State for Power R. K. Singh at Begumpet...
POETRY ON ICE: Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert, Olympic athletes from Russia, compete during the figure skating competition at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, Reuters/UNI

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit India

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit India

With a backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman, Iranian President Hassan Rouahni will arrive at New Delhi...
Congress stands no chance in Tripura: Former Assam CM TarunGogoi

Congress stands no chance in Tripura: Former Assam CM TarunGogoi

With BJP intensifying its election campaign in Tripura, former Assam CM TarunGogoi was the only senior Congress leader to campaign in the poll bound...
BJP dubs Congress #MisogynisticModi video a “flippant message”

BJP dubs Congress #MisogynisticModi video a “flippant message”

Congress shared the video with a text which reads, “Misogyny runs deep within the BJP and PM Modi's statements are a classic example of...
Mani Shankar Aiyar praises Pakistan for accepting dialogue offer

Mani Shankar Aiyar praises Pakistan for accepting dialogue offer

Joining his voice with J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has called for  “uninterrupted and uninterruptable” dialogue  between India and...
Bhagwat compares Army’s mobilisation skills with RSS; Rahul says: Shame on You

Bhagwat compares Army’s mobilisation skills with RSS; Rahul says: Shame on You

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Monday (February 12) lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for reportedly claiming that the saffron outfit’s cadres could...
MEET THE PEOPLE: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi during the Lok Samvad programme at the Secretariat, in Patna, UNI

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PM Modi concludes three nation visit in Oman

PM Modi concludes three nation visit in Oman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his Oman visit and talks with its leadership will impart a “substantial momentum” to all spheres of...
Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to speak on Ajay Shah Corruption

Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to speak on Ajay Shah Corruption

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has once again criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being silent on corruption committed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son...
Congress social media team lacks access to resources unlike BJP: Ramya

Congress social media team lacks access to resources unlike BJP: Ramya

Congress social media head Divya Spandana claimed that despite several limitations Rahul Gandhi's team is doing a really good job with tweeting. In a bitter...
BJP broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

BJP broken “world records” in graft in Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi claimed when the saffron party formed government in the southern state, there were “scams one after the other”. Taking a fresh...
PM Modi meets UAE leaders, Indian community

PM Modi meets UAE leaders, Indian community

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation in...
UNITED STAND: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian president, PIB

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India supports sovereign and independent Palestine

India supports sovereign and independent Palestine

PM flown from Amman to Ramallah in a chopper under Jordanian and Israeli security escort Prime Minister Narendra Modi has supported a “sovereign and independent...
Palestine to ask India to replace US as sole mediator in negotiations with Israel, says official

Palestine to ask India to replace US as sole mediator in negotiations with Israel,...

In the decades of bonhomie between India and the Palestinians, including with the chief of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation Yasser Arafat - and despite...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
Prime Minister Research Fellowship to provide up to Rs80,000 per month to research students

Prime Minister Research Fellowship to provide up to Rs80,000 per month to research students

Modi government is launching a scholarship scheme with the highest ever grant in the country to promote research and prevent brain drain. Under the scheme...
By elections to Gorakhpur, Phulpur, Araria Lok Sabha seats test for Modi, Adityanath

By elections to Gorakhpur, Phulpur, Araria Lok Sabha seats test for Modi, Adityanath

The Election Commission on Friday, February 9, announced March 11 as the date for by-elections to Lok Sabha seats of Gorakhpur and Phulpur in...
Selling pakodas as a form of employment was an idea born of simplicity of genius

Selling pakodas as a form of employment is an idea showing simplicity of genius

~By Rajesh Sinha You can't have your pakoda and eat it too. You cannot say it is a good thing but others cannot have it. Prime...
Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an aberration: Sonia Gandhi

Modi govt destroying democratic institutions, but winds of change are coming; 2014 results an...

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, Feb 8, accused Narendra Modi government of creating an atmosphere of fear, damaging democratic traditions and eroding...
Mudda: Opposition uproar over Rafale deal justified?

Mudda: Opposition uproar over Rafale deal justified?

Panel divided on protests by Congress over aircraft purchase, Modi accused of breaching defence procurement procedure Amid continuing chaos and more than 90 minutes of...

PM Modi’s wife Jashodaben injured in car accident in Rajasthan

The accident, for which a truck driver has been detained, also claimed the life of one of the PM’s wife’s relative – identified as...
Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress leaders

Speech of PM Modi attacking Nehru, Congress subjected to Fact Check by Historians, Congress...

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attack on Congress, blaming Nehru for Partition and claiming Sardar Patel would have prevented it if he was...
Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

PM Narendra Modi's influence in the region imminent, say Haaretz Amidst reports of warming relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, India’s flagship carrier Air India was...
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Modi blames Congress for Partition, injustice to Sardar Patel, muzzling democracy

A veiled attack on Mahatma Gandhi without naming him, blaming Nehru for Partition and attributing much of what is wrong in the country to...
PM Modi to embark on three-nation visit to Gulf countries from February 9

PM Modi to embark on three-nation visit to Gulf countries from February 9

On February 10, Prime Minister is scheduled to reach UAE and address the sixth World Government Summit in Dubai – where India is the...
An Israel soldiers prepares to launch a Spike anti-tank guided missile during a training exercise. (Rafael Advanced Defense Systems)

India to revive ‘spiked’ Rafael anti-tank missile deal with Israel

Above: An Israel soldiers prepares to launch a Spike anti-tank guided missile during a training exercise. (Rafael Advanced Defense Systems) Sources in the Indian government...

Sushma Swaraj leaves for Saudi Arabia as Guest of Honour

Will participate in a landmark cultural festival in Riyadh External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left on her first official visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. During her two...
In maiden speech at Parliament, Amit Shah hits out at Congress over ‘Pakoda’ jibes

In maiden speech at Parliament, Amit Shah hits out at Congress over ‘Pakoda’ jibes

Over Congress’ objection to PM Modi's recent statement on selling ‘pakodas’, Shah stated that working hard to earn a living is better than being...
EC suggests 5 amendments to Constitution for simultaneous polls

EC suggests 5 amendments to Constitution for simultaneous polls

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat, Photo Credit: Agencies Election Commission backs proposal for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls but says 5 Articles under the...
Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Modi over Nagaland peace accord

Rahul Gandhi: Modi- the first PM whose words mean nothing

He cited that the Nagaland peace accord, signed in 201, is yet to see the light of the day. Taking a fresh jibe at Prime...
“2018 budget ignored the middle class”

“2018 budget ignored the middle class”

Mudda panel wonders about meagre actual allocations and how figures will add up to benefit farmers and health of rural poor; says it was...
Blow for BJP as Congress, Trinamool sweep by-polls in Rajasthan, WB

Blow for BJP as Congress, Trinamool sweep by-polls in Rajasthan, WB

Congress won Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha seats and Mandalgarh assembly seat in Rajasthan, Trinamool bags Uluberia and Noapara in Bengal On a day when the...
Amid rumours of early General Elections, Jaitley presents Union Budget 2018

Amid rumours of early General Elections, Jaitley presents Union Budget 2018

With the political grapevine abuzz with speculation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could recommend advancing of the general elections scheduled for May 2019 to...

PM Modi launches Khelo India School Games to boost young sporting talents

The Khelo India School Games will be held across 16 disciplines and 5,000 school children will participate in the event from January 31 to...
Fake News factory at work attributes malicious message to actor Farhan Akhtar

Fake News factory at work attributes malicious message to actor Farhan Akhtar

The latest in fake news about Kasganj is one circulated on social media, involving  Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar, attributing to him a message he...
Indian Navy gets its third Scorpene-class submarine INS Karanj

Indian Navy gets its third Scorpene-class submarine INS Karanj

India got its third locally manufactured Scorpene class submarine with the launch of INS Karanj at the Mazagaon dock in Mumbai on Wednesday. Marking a...
THROUGH THE HAZE: A man rides an electric tricycle amid smog in Chiping, Shandong province, China, Reuters/UNI

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Economic Survey seems to have its head in the sand under storm clouds

Economic Survey seems to have its head in the sand under storm clouds

GDP growth projection of 7-7.5 percent probably seems too optimistic The Economic Survey 2018 projects 7-7.5 per cent growth rate in 2018-19, up from 6.75...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...
US urge FM Arun Jaitley to reduce tax uncertainty

Corporate America urges FM Arun Jaitley to reduce tax uncertainty for MNCs

Lauding PM Modi’s efforts to “transform” the country’s economy, USIBC said India needs to create a more stable fiscal regime to attract more global...
Pinarayi Vijayan at Modi government’s pro-America, anti-China policies

Pinarayi Vijayan lashes out at Modi government’s ‘pro-America, anti-China’ policies

Kerala CM alleged that India is becoming a strategic US partner in its efforts to form a large defense alliance against China   Taking fresh jibe...
Trump changes tone: America First but not alone

Trump changes tone: America First but not alone

PM Modi criticised reversal of globalisation at Davos Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opening remarks at World Economic Forum (WEF)  at Davos about “forces of...
PM Modi’s Op-ed in 27 ASEAN Newspapers About Shared Values, Common Destiny

PM Modi’s Op-ed in 27 ASEAN Newspapers About Shared Values, Common Destiny

Twenty-seven newspapers in 10 languages in 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries have published an op-ed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on...
Opposition comes together for rally on Samvidhan Bachao (Save the Constitution) plank

Opposition comes together for rally on Samvidhan Bachao (Save the Constitution) plank

On Republic Day, a day when the Indian Constitution came into effect 68 years ago, opposition leaders including Sharad Pawar, Omar Abdullah, Hardik Patel,...
PM Modi lays emphasis on Maritime security cooperation with ASEAN

PM Modi lays emphasis on Maritime security cooperation with ASEAN

While laying emphasis on the freedom of navigation in the maritime domain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said security cooperation in this domain...
LIQUID GRACE: Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker of the US compete in the free dance event of the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan, Reuters/UNI

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‘Good Morning’ messages in India cluttering smartphones, filling up Internet

A Wall Street Journal report pointed out that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also plays a major role in creating the increasing jam in World...
Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

As per the triple talaq bill, the practice of instant divorce will be a non-bailable and cognisable offence, and might attract a jail term...
Modi At WEF: Climate Change, Terrorism, Protectionism The Greatest Threats Before The World

Modi At WEF: Climate Change, Terrorism, Protectionism The Greatest Threats Before The World

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called climate change, terrorism and protectionism the greatest threats facing the world today. Delivering the keynote address at the opening of...
HEAR US: Kerala Government Student Nurses Association stages a dharna in front of Kerala Secretariat to press their various demands, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI

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“Despite growth, inequalities are on the rise”

“Despite growth, inequalities are on the rise”

Mudda panellists feel that though IMF and PwC have lauded India’s growth under Modi, the ground reality is still not bright The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...
Pakistan media appreciates PM Modi for change in tone

Pakistan media appreciates PM Modi for change in tone

Dawn suggests practical move for positive results A major Pakistani newspaper has welcomed the “change in tone” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his recent...
Shiv Sena Splits With BJP, Decides To Go It Alone In 2019

Shiv Sena Splits With BJP, Decides To Go It Alone In 2019

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday, January 23, announced its decision to part ways with its alliance partner for 29 years, BJP and contest the...
India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

Stands much below than China, Pakistan Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Davos to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum...
Karat nixes Yechury’s plan for Left-Congress alliance

Karat nixes Yechury’s plan for Left-Congress alliance

By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Sitaram Yechury offered to resign as Prakash Karat’s Kerala faction derailed his proposal for pre-poll alliance with Congress in run up...
PM Modi leaves for World Economic Forum meet in Davos

PM Modi leaves for World Economic Forum meet in Davos

India to host “welcome reception” for world leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for Davos, Switzerland on Monday morning to attend the 48th annual meeting...
Rajnath Singh

India can attack enemies on foreign territories too: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath’s comments came days after the Indian Army crossed LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, claiming the lives of three Pakistani soldiers. Almost...
China Justifies Infrastructure Construction At Doklam, Says The Area Is Under Its Jurisdiction

China Justifies Infrastructure Construction At Doklam, Says The Area Is Under Its Jurisdiction

near the Sikkim border as ‘legitimate’ and said that India has no business to comment on what it does on its territory. It said the...
Chinese Build-up In Doklam: Congress Accuses Modi Govt of Misleading Country

Chinese Build-up In Doklam: Congress Accuses Modi Govt of Misleading Country

After Army Chief General Bipin Rawat accepting the continuing presence of Chinese troops in Doklam five months after the standoff with China was ‘resolved’,...

Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM In Palestine On February 10

In the first ever visit by an Indian prime minister to Palestine, PM Narendra Modi will land in Ramallah on February 10 – the...
Togadia drags Narendra Modi into his fake encounter plot claim

Togadia drags Narendra Modi into his fake encounter plot claim

Photo caption: VHP leader Praveen Togadia with then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in 2005. File picture.  Days after he stunned political observers with his...
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The Rs 1.5 Crore Dinner PM Narendra Modi Will Host For CEOs At Davos

By Dilip Bobb The Prime Minister will be hosting a dinner for around 100  CEOs of multinational companies and top Indian industrialists shortly after he...
Rousing Welcome To Israeli PM Netanyahu in Gujarat, Praises Modi As Revolutionary

Rousing Welcome To Israeli PM Netanyahu in Gujarat, Praises Modi As Revolutionary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, held an eight-kilometer-long roadshow which ended at the...
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Underground Mini City Being Constructed Illegally In Varanasi Uncovered

Underground Mini City Being Constructed Illegally In Varanasi Uncovered

An underground ‘mini city’ was being constructed illegally not far from Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi. The underground settlement was discovered in Prime Minister Narendra...
India needs to follow Barcelona Model of Smart City- Dikshu C Kukreja

India needs to follow Barcelona Model of Smart City- Dikshu C Kukreja

By Onkareshwar Pandey Modi Govt. should think about 'Smart Towns' now There are Flaws in design of Master Plan of Delhi The Indian Architecture before...

Benjamin Netanyahu-Narendra Modi hold historic meeting

India, Israel come closer with several more agreements  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and held bilateral at Hyderabad House in...
“Ties with Israel are important for defence, security”

“Ties with Israel are important for defence, security”

Mudda panellists welcome India’s budding friendship with Israel, but warn against trade imbalance; its weapons and our huge market are big pluses Israeli Prime Minister...
Netanyahu arrives for historic six day visit to India

Netanyahu arrives for historic six day visit to India

Will travel to Agra, Ahmedabad and Mumbai Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the capital for a six- day official visit to...
ED Raids Karti Chidambaram’s Premises In Delhi, Chennai; Congress Alleges Vendetta

ED Raids Karti Chidambaram’s Premises In Delhi, Chennai; Congress Alleges Vendetta

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday, January 13, conducted searches at New Delhi and Chennai premises of former union minister and Congress leader P...

PM Modi 3rd Most Popular Leader, Beats Chinese President XI Jinping and US President...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the third most popular leader, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
SNC Lavalin case: SC to re-examine Kerala CM Vijayan's discharge in case

SNC Lavalin case: SC to re-examine Kerala CM Vijayan’s discharge in case

SC admits CBI’s appeal against discharge of Pinarayi Vijayan and others in the case by Kerala HC, stays trial till further orders In a move...
Religious Instruction in Educational Institutions Being Questioned

Religious Instruction in Educational Institutions Being Questioned

Imparting religious faith in students made news twice in two days. The first was on Tuesday and created a furore, with Shia Central Wakf...
Mevani Targets PM Modi At Rally Held Without Delhi Police Permission

Mevani Targets PM Modi At Rally Held Without Delhi Police Permission

Photo: Jignesh Mevani with Kanhaiya Kumar Directly targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dalit youth leader and newly elected MLA from Vadgam in Gujarat, Jignesh Mevani,...
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Electoral bonds key to bring transparency in political funding: FM Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said there is a need to “consciously” choose between the existing system of substantial cash & other transparent options like cheque or electoral...
Economic Growth Slows Down To Lowest In Four Years, Accelerates Attacks On Modi Govt

Economic Growth Slows Down To Lowest In Four Years, Accelerates Attacks On Modi Govt

With the economy still struggling to return to previous levels, much less embark on the promised high growth trajectory, the Central Statistics Office (CSO)...
News Pulled Down, Played Down: Media Bows To Please The Powerful

News Pulled Down, Played Down: Media Bows To Please The Powerful

Dropping columns, pulling down news stories, playing down or plain and simple ignoring news in the interests of the high and mighty: this ongoing...
Amid continuing trouble, Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid’s speeches to be screened online

Amid continuing trouble, Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid’s speeches to be screened online

Chhatra Bharati has decided to carry on with discussions on its Facebook page – where all the speakers will be joining irrespective of their...
Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, budget session starts from Jan 29

Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, budget session starts from Jan 29

Union parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announces schedule for the budget session, President Ram Nath Kovind to address both Houses on Jan 29 Soon after the...

Maharashtra on the edge as Dalit protests intensify after Bhima-Koregaon clashes

Parliament proceedings disrupted by Opposition members over caste violence, Dalit agitators derail normalcy in Mumbai, Pune, Thane and Nagpur  Amid violent protests by members of...
Modi govt forced to refer NMC Bill to Parl panel; docs end stir

Modi govt forced to refer NMC Bill to Parl panel; docs end stir

Centre refers NMC Bill to a Parliamentary standing committee amid country-wide protests by doctors, IMA representatives over proposal for scrapping MCI In a setback for...
“Pakistan has been stumped”

“Pakistan has been stumped”

Mudda panellists feel that Trump’s tweet and threat of cutting aid is a victory for India’s foreign policy; however, only time will tell if...

Army men die every day, says BJP MP on Pulwama martyrs, then apologises

Two days after 5 CRPF jawans were gunned down by militants in Pulwama, BJP MP from Rampur Dr Nepal Singh says no device can...
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Anti-triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP, hails Modi

Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners who had moved the Supreme Court against instant triple talaq, credits Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “revolutionary law”  If...
From Republic Day to women’s liberty: PM Modi’s last Mann ki Baat of 2017

From Republic Day to women’s liberty: PM Modi’s last Mann ki Baat of 2017

PM Modi stressed on ‘Swachh Bharat’ and announced  for cleanliness survey during first quarter of  2018 On his last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of 2017 –...
Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Fresh trouble for Congress in Meghalaya as 5 MLAs resign

Meghalaya goes to polls early next year; resignations are likely to hit chief minister Mukul Sangma-led Congress party’s chance of retaining power in the...
“The Focus should be on development”

“The Focus should be on development”

Mudda panellists feel that political parties should leave aside caste and religion, and talk and work more on development issues Of late, Prime Minister Narendra...
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Faced with death threats, administrator to delete popular Humans of Hindutva FB page

The administrator, who has requested anonymity, claims he was receiving death threats over posts on the account that parodied activities of right-wing forces  Trolls and...
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Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
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Constitution under threat, says Rahul; Hegde apologises in Parliament

Rahul Gandhi exhorts partymen to defend the Constitution day after Hegde’s remark against mention of secularism in Constitution triggered protests in Parliament  A day after...
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RS protests: Jaitley says Modi didn’t question Manmohan Singh’s commitment to nation

RS protests: Jaitley says Modi didn’t question Manmohan Singh’s commitment to nation

BJP goes on the defensive to broker peace with Congress-led Opposition, apologises on behalf of Modi while distancing from Hegde’s comments  An end to the...
ETCHED IN MEMORY: Women offer floral tribute to tsunami victims on the 13th year of the disaster, in Chennai, UNI

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Pakistan disregarded cultural and religious sensibilities of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s kin: India

Pakistan disregarded cultural and religious sensibilities of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s kin: India

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar stated that Pakistan has violated the “letter and spirit of our understanding”. A day after Kulbhushan Jadhav’s...
Modi govt to crack down on Babus who don’t declare assets by Jan 31

Modi govt to crack down on Babus who don’t declare assets by Jan 31

Bureaucrats who do not declare their assets by January 31 will be denied vigilance clearances needed for promotions and foreign postings  In a move that could force...
Modi’s ministers Hegde and Ahir kick up row over secularism, Naxal terror

Modi’s ministers Hegde and Ahir kick up row over secularism, Naxal terror

Union minister Ananta Kumar Hegde wonders whether secularists know their parentage, Hansraj Ahir says doctors who join naxals will be pumped with bullets  At a...

Aviation boom: Indian budget airlines to expand fleet by 900 aircraft by 2024

Data made available by Union ministry of civil aviation states IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir and AirAsia planning massive expansion of fleet   As India’s domestic travel industry...
Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Kulbhushan Jadhav’s meeting with wife and mother evokes lots of emotions

Finally, Indian prisoner in Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, got to meet his mother and his wife and they spoke across a glass panel over a...
Gujarat: Vijay Rupani and his ministers take oath

Gujarat: Vijay Rupani and his ministers take oath

PM Modi, party chief Amit Shah, L. K. Advani and several CMs  of BJP ruled states were present in the ceremony Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)...
Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Pepped up by the improved performance of his party in Gujarat assembly polls in which the rival BJP, reduced to double digits for the...
PM Modi to inaugurate Noida-Kalkaji Metro’s Magenta Line on Dec 25, Delhi CM not invited

PM Modi to inaugurate Noida-Kalkaji Metro’s Magenta Line on Dec 25, Delhi CM not...

High on features and style while cutting down on commuting time and cost, the Magenta Line of Delhi Metro is going to be inaugurated...
Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress

Parliament disrupted again as 2G Case verdict peps up Congress, gives it fresh ammo

The 2G scam case against Congress-led UPA falling through in court provided additional ammunition to the Opposition against the ruling BJP and pepped up...
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PM Modi’s charge of Manmohan Singh colluding with Pak disrupts Parliament for fourth day

Disruptions continued to dog the Parliament on the fourth day of winter session, forcing Rajya Sabha to be adjourned for the day on Wednesday,...
Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Pakistan angry over India’s “leading global power” tag

Decries about India’s alleged defiance of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir Pakistan has criticised the efforts of US administration to prop India as a regional power...
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BJP good at propaganda and marketing, but its model is hollow: Rahul Gandhi

“Modiji has a credibility problem. He talks non-stop about corruption, but he does not utter a word on the issue of Rafale and Jay...
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BJP remains the undisputed dominant party, but can the Congress become a credible challenger...

~By Rajesh Sinha The BJP emerged victorious in assembly polls, reaffirming its status as the dominant party in the country. Many, however, also see a...
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“Modi magic is on the wane, BJP graph shows downward trend”

“Modi magic is on the wane”

Panelists feel that poll results have ensured strong opposition in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh After the BJP win in the two states of Gujarat and Himachal...
BJP manages to wrest a victory in Gujarat, get a resounding win in Himachal Pradesh

BJP manages to wrest a victory in Gujarat, get a resounding win in Himachal...

It succeeded in beating incumbency and returning to power for the fifth straight term in a state it has ruled for 22 years, though...
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Results & Trends at 4

At 4 pm, BJP was headed for a clear victory – comfortably in Himachal Pradesh and with a reduced margin in a close contest...
Opposition uproar leads to adjournment of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha

Opposition uproar leads to adjournment of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha

Congress leaders created ruckus – seeking apology from PM Narendra Modi over his “conspiracy with Pakistan” allegations against Dr Manmohan Singh. Following continuous ruckus from...
Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India: Rahul Gandhi Two days ahead of a widely-projected...

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Sonia Gandhi outlines challenges for Rahul as he takes over the reins of the party

Sonia Gandhi outlines challenges for Rahul as he takes over the reins of the...

As Rahul Gandhi formally took over as Congress president on Saturday, taking the baton from his mother Sonia Gandhi who held the post for...
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Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill criminalising triple talaq for introduction in Parliament

Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill criminalising triple talaq for introduction in Parliament

The Bill makes instant triple talaq a cognisable offence and proposes a 3 year jail term for Muslim husband who gives wife talaq-ul-biddat; to...
With Rahul to take over as Congress president tomorrow, Sonia says: My role is to retire

With Rahul to take over as Congress president tomorrow, Sonia says: My role is...

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi will continue to advise her son on crucial party matters, help him reach out to potential...
Parliament’s winter session gets off to a stormy start, has 40 Bills on agenda

Parliament’s winter session gets off to a stormy start, has 40 Bills on agenda

As Congress and other Opposition parties hope to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government on a slew of issues, stormy session likely The...
Congress alleges PM Modi held ‘roadshow’ after voting, calls Election Commission PMO’s puppet

Congress alleges PM Modi held ‘roadshow’ after voting, calls Election Commission PMO’s puppet

On Wednesday, the Election Commission (EC) had ordered FIRs against news channels that aired Rahul Gandh’s interview and also served him a show cause...
“Go to the Supreme Court, but do not cast doubt on election process”

“Go to the Supreme Court, but do not cast doubt on election process”

Mudda examines Congress accusation of bias at the Election Commission after the prime minister greets crowds after casting vote in second phase of Gujarat...
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Deadline for linking bank accounts with Aadhaar extended till March 31, 2018

The decision by the finance ministry came a day before a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court begins hearing pleas against mandatory Aadhaar-linking The...
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Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi was his biggest help in Gujarat election campaign, feels...

In first televised interview after being elected as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi takes digs at Narendra Modi, says he feels only love for the...
Days after a clash, PM Modi greets ex-PM Manmohan Singh in Parliament

Days after a clash, PM Modi greets ex-PM Manmohan Singh in Parliament

Days after former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh asked his successor Narendra Modi to apologise for alleging that Congress leaders had met Pakistani officials...
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Modi takes Gujarat’s first sea-plane ride, rivals take digs

On last day of campaigning for Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is first passenger in sea-plane ride from Sabarmati Riverfront to Dharoi...
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Manmohan Singh lashes out at Modi over Pakistan conspiracy remark, demands apology

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh say desperate Narendra Modi spreading falsehoods, has insatiable desire to tarnish every constitutional office In a strongly-worded rebuke, Dr...
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“Is India so weak that Pakistan will decide the CM of Gujarat?”

As secret meeting allegations raise the pitch of the polls, Mudda panellists feel gimmicks are overtaking real issues, with both parties going below the...
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Unchallenged in internal polls, Rahul Gandhi declared Congress president

Newly elected Congress president Rahul Gandhi replaces his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who had held the post for over 19 consecutive years since 1998 Expected as...
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Modi’s comment about ‘Pakistan hand’ in Gujarat elections draws fire

Some ridiculed it as fanciful, some sat up, alarmed at the seriousness of it, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging Pakistan is trying to...
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Modi whips up Pakistan hysteria, Rahul asks him to talk about Gujarat

Congress vice president hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for silence over crucial issues of Gujarat and dragging in Pakistan for electoral gains With...
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Amid EVM malfunctioning reports, over 70 per cent voter turnout in Phase I of...

Congress leaders claim EVMs were getting connected via Bluetooth at some booths, EC and BJP reject charge even as EVM snags reported from many...
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In Gujarat, Congress just lost its advantage: Mudda

Panel debates outcome as state votes in the first phase; participants believe BJP is set to face competition in some seats as Patidars will...
19 districts of Gujarat go to polls amid Rahul-Modi war of words

19 districts of Gujarat go to polls amid Rahul-Modi war of words

As polling for first phase of Gujarat Assembly polls began, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wooed voters for remaining...
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First phase of Gujarat polls will make or mar Cong prospects

The first phase covers the area which yielded BJP its majority of seats in 2012; it is also the region where the leaders of...
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BJP’s Maharashtra MP attacks Modi government, quits party, resigns from Lok Sabha

A blow dealt, a jolt received: as the BJP went after suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar over his comments against Prime Minister Narendra...
Govt extends deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar to March 31

Govt extends deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar to March 31

Decision comes a day after Centre informed SC that it was willing to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking with various services and schemes till March...
Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar over his ‘neech aadmi’ jibe at Modi

Congress suspends Mani Shankar Aiyar over his ‘neech aadmi’ jibe at Modi

Congress leaders believe Aiyar’s comment has given the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi the much needed edge in Gujarat assembly polls Struggling to undo...
Aiyar calls Modi ‘neech aadmi’, Rahul says apologise as PM hits out at Congress

Aiyar calls Modi ‘neech aadmi’, Rahul says apologise as PM hits out at Congress

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar slams Prime Minister for criticising Congress at Ambedkar International Centre launch, Modi cries foul in Gujarat poll rally In comments...
As election race hots up, it is GST vs Gujarat model

As election race hots up, it is GST vs Gujarat model

Mudda panellists feel questions are being raised on what was Modi’s 2014 election plank and the Congress did make life difficult for the BJP...

Eyes on Gujarat polls, Modi tries to appropriate Ambedkar

Prime Minister inaugurates Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi, claims efforts were afoot to wipe out Ambedkar’s contributions towards nation-building After Sardar Vallabh Bhai...
Not just Taj Mahal, Delhi’s Jama Masjid also built atop a temple: BJP MP Vinay Katiyar

Not just Taj Mahal, Delhi’s Jama Masjid also built atop a temple: BJP MP...

Amid Babri Masjid-Ram Janmbhoomi title suit row, BJP MP Vinay Katiyar claims 6000 places destroyed by Mughal emperors, including Jama Masjid and Taj Mahal Two...
Election Commission decision on Gujarat poll dates under cloud?

Election Commission decision on Gujarat poll dates under cloud?

Election Commission of India’s (EC) reasons for its decision to defer announcement of Gujarat election dates have come under a cloud following information obtained...
Marry a Dalit, get Rs.2.5 lakh as reward: Modi govt widens scheme

Marry a Dalit, get Rs.2.5 lakh as reward: Modi govt widens scheme

Among the sporadic reports of honour killings, usually by upper caste Hindus angry at their son/daughter marrying someone from another caste, the Narendra Modi...
Rahul apologises for Twitter gaffe but takes a dig at PM Modi

Rahul apologises for Twitter gaffe but takes a dig at PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi says “unlike Narendrabhai, I am human” after he gets trolled for tweeting inflated rates of LPG cylinders, food items to red flag...
Appreciate soldiers’ sacrifices, lift cap on education fund for martyrs’ children: Navy chief

Appreciate soldiers’ sacrifices, lift cap on education fund for martyrs’ children: Navy chief

Appreciate Soldiers Sacrifices: Defence ministry had recommended capping tuition fee reimbursement for children of martyrs at a paltry Rs 10000 per month, Nirmala Sitharaman...
25 years after Barbri Masjid demolition: politics changes while legal issues stay stuck

25 years after Barbri Masjid demolition: politics changes while legal issues stay stuck

Twenty five years after a mob, safe in the knowledge of a favourable government in Uttar Pradesh, demolished the 16th century Babri Masjid, Dec...
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Gujarat heading towards a photo finish, BJP-Congress tie on vote share: ABP-CSDS poll

ABP-CSDS opinion poll shows BJP marginally ahead in race for forming government in Gujarat but Congress is fast bridging the gap in Prime Minister’s...
“Rahul elevation will inspire Cong cadres”

“Rahul elevation will inspire Cong cadres”

Mudda panellists feel Gujarat polls will be a litmus test for him even as some wrangle over his faith. The leader filed his papers...
Modi should declare how Amit Shah was made BJP president: Congress

Modi should declare how Amit Shah was made BJP president: Congress

Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for criticising election of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president With Prime Minister...
Congress candidate against Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani detained in Rajkot

Congress candidate against Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani detained in Rajkot

Indranil Rajyaguru and his supporters were protesting near Rupani’s residence after BJP supporters vandalised their campaign posters In an action that smacks of intimidation, Indranil...
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Gujarat elections: UP knows Congress well & so does Gujarat, says PM Modi in...

PM claims, “BJP storm has hit Kutch, Saurashtra and Gujarat and there is no chance for Congress” Stepping up the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s...
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BSF martyr’s daughter dragged out of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s rally

BSF martyr’s daughter dragged out of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi slams BJP for “height of arrogance”; disturbing video of the woman being dragged by security personnel goes viral In an...
Modi govt drafts Bill proposing 3 year jail term for husbands in instant triple talaq cases

Modi govt drafts Bill proposing 3 year jail term for husbands in instant triple...

Bill also provides for a subsistence allowance of a harassed Muslim woman and her dependent children along with custodial rights of minor children In a...
Told PM Modi that India shouldn’t be divided on sectarian lines: Barack Obama

Told PM Modi that India shouldn’t be divided on sectarian lines: Barack Obama

Former US President Obama says he likes Narendra Modi but adds that he was great friends with Dr Manmohan Singh who laid the foundation...
Slide in GDP growth arrested, second quarter data shows 6.3 per cent increase

Slide in GDP growth arrested, second quarter data shows 6.3 per cent increase

Indicating a possible cessation of the slide in India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) seen over the last successive five quarters, government data released on...
Slide in GDP growth arrested, second quarter data shows 6.3 per cent increase

BJP-ruled MP reported max rape cases, UP leads in murders: NCRB 2016 report

Union home minister Rajnath Singh releases Crime in India 2016 report, most BJP-ruled states top the charts under various categories of crime The latest statistics...
After feedback from states, Centre has a rethink on cattle trade ban rule

After feedback from states, Centre has a rethink on cattle trade ban rule

The Narendra Modi government is having a rethink on the ban it imposed on sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter following feedback from...