Miss India

Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India. it is held annually and selects representatives to compete in one of the Big Four major international beauty pageants, Miss World. Organised by a local press, it was first held in 1947. Femina, a women’s magazine, started sponsoring Miss India since 1964.

Timelines
Miss Universe: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins, Miss India 3rd runner-up

17 May 2021

Miss Universe: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins, Miss India 3rd runner-up

Mexico's Andrea Meza is the new Miss Universe. Defeating over 70 contestants, the 26-year-old impressed everyone at the 69th edition of the event with her honesty.

Who is Manasa Varanasi, winner of Miss India World 2020?

12 Feb 2021

Who is Manasa Varanasi, winner of Miss India World 2020?

Manasa Varanasi, from Telangana, has been crowned Miss India World 2020.

Happy birthday Priyanka Chopra: Tracing her journey to global dominance

18 Jul 2020

Happy birthday Priyanka Chopra: Tracing her journey to global dominance

If there had to be one Indian celebrity you'd want to boast about to an American friend, it would undoubtedly be Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

#HappyBirthdayBhai: When Salman fell in and failed at love

27 Dec 2019

#HappyBirthdayBhai: When Salman fell in and failed at love

Salman Khan and controversies go hand-in-hand. While his reel life has been spectacular for the last very many years, his real life has never been controversy-free.

Six times when Salman fell in and failed at love

21 Jul 2019

Six times when Salman fell in and failed at love

Salman Khan and controversies go hand-in-hand. From drunk driving and allegedly murdering several pedestrians to killing a black buck, his life has never controversy-free.

Times when Sushmita Sen showed why is she an inspiration

09 Jul 2019

Times when Sushmita Sen showed why is she an inspiration

Yesterday Sushmita Sen posted yet another video showing her insane workout regimen, where she can be seen trying to balance herself on gymnastic rings.

Philippines' Catriona Gray, of 'lava walk' fame, crowned Miss Universe-2018

17 Dec 2018

Philippines' Catriona Gray, of 'lava walk' fame, crowned Miss Universe-2018

It's that time of the year, when several beauties, from all across the world, come together to compete for the Miss World and Miss Universe titles.

#MissWorld: Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned 'Miss World 2018'

08 Dec 2018

#MissWorld: Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned 'Miss World 2018'

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon has been named the winner of the most coveted beauty pageant of the year, Miss World 2018.

Jury-member thought Priyanka was 'too-dark' to be crowned Miss India

19 Jul 2018

Jury-member thought Priyanka was 'too-dark' to be crowned Miss India

Priyanka Chopra wasn't the obvious choice for the "Miss India" title 18 years ago as one jury member felt her complexion was "too dark", says a new book on the star who turned 36 yesterday.

Dreamt of title looking-at pictures of Miss-India winners: Meenakshi Chaudhary

24 Jun 2018

Dreamt of title looking-at pictures of Miss-India winners: Meenakshi Chaudhary

Miss India first runner-up Meenakshi Chaudhary said she has been eyeing the title ever since she was a child and that all former beauty pageant winners inspired her to realize her dream.

Meet Anukreethy Vas, winner of Femina Miss India 2018

20 Jun 2018

Meet Anukreethy Vas, winner of Femina Miss India 2018

The winner of 55th Femina Miss India World 2018 is Anukreethy Vas, a student from Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu girl Anukreethy Vas crowned Femina Miss India 2018

20 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu girl Anukreethy Vas crowned Femina Miss India 2018

Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned "fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018" in an extravagant ceremony held in Mumbai, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana.

Another-gem-of-a-comment: Vijay Rupani says Narad knew everything like Google

30 Apr 2018

Another-gem-of-a-comment: Vijay Rupani says Narad knew everything like Google

Just when we were reeling from Tripura CM's 'Internet existed during Mahabharata time' remark, his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani said Narad knew everything about the world just like Google.

Miffed with Biplab Deb's 'intelligent comments', PM Modi summons him

30 Apr 2018

Miffed with Biplab Deb's 'intelligent comments', PM Modi summons him

If media reports are to be believed, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has been summoned by Prime Minister Modi for passing several controversial remarks in the recent days.

Smriti Irani's birthday: 6 interesting facts about the actress-turned-politician

23 Mar 2018

Smriti Irani's birthday: 6 interesting facts about the actress-turned-politician

Smriti Irani once claimed "an ideological umbilical cord with BJP." Her grandfather was a swayamsevak and mother, a booth-activist.

Actress Natasha Suri suffers a horrific accident during bungee jumping

21 Mar 2018

Actress Natasha Suri suffers a horrific accident during bungee jumping

Bollywood actress and former Miss India Natasha Suri, who was in Indonesia pertaining to professional commitments, has met with an unfortunate incident.

Karan Johar to launch Manushi Chhillar?

18 Jan 2018

Karan Johar to launch Manushi Chhillar?

Karan Johar, who has been a godfather to many Bollywood actors like Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra etc., is now planning to launch the Miss World 2018 Manushi Chhillar.

Everything about lesser-known actor Tahir Raj Bhasin

26 Nov 2017

Everything about lesser-known actor Tahir Raj Bhasin

After an impressive stint as an antagonist in Rani Mukherjee's 'Mardaani', Tahir Raj Bhasin is all set to weave magic on our mobile screens, but this time not in a negative role.

Current and ex Haryana CMs fight over honoring Manushi Chhillar

25 Nov 2017

Current and ex Haryana CMs fight over honoring Manushi Chhillar

The issue of honoring recently announced Miss World Manushi Chhillar has triggered a war of words between incumbent Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and ex-CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Shraddha Shashidhar to represent India at Miss Universe 2017

23 Nov 2017

Shraddha Shashidhar to represent India at Miss Universe 2017

Manushi Chillar, the new Miss World, has piqued the hopes of millions of Indians who are now eagerly waiting for November 26.

World-Pageants: Which answers led to the wins of Indian beauties?

21 Nov 2017

World-Pageants: Which answers led to the wins of Indian beauties?

Manushi Chhillar made the entire nation proud by winning the coveted Miss World 2017 beauty pageant.

India wins Miss World title after 17 years!

18 Nov 2017

India wins Miss World title after 17 years!

It's been a long wait, but India has finally broken the dry spell.

Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

28 Jun 2017

Ghoonghat: The 'pride' of Haryana? Government faces flak

The Haryana government has landed in a controversy. Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the government's monthly Haryana Samvad magazine, has published a questionable ad.

Haryana's Manushi Chhillar crowned Femina Miss India World 2017

26 Jun 2017

Haryana's Manushi Chhillar crowned Femina Miss India World 2017

Manushi Chhillar from Haryana was judged the 54th Femina Miss India World 2017, followed by first runner-up Sana Dua from J&K and second runner-up Priyanka Kumari from Bihar.

Miss France Iris Mittenaere wins Miss Universe 2017

30 Jan 2017

Miss France Iris Mittenaere wins Miss Universe 2017

24-year-old Miss France Iris Mittenaere won the Miss Universe 2017 title held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Metro Manila, Philippines.