India: News

India, officially known as the Republic of India is the 7th largest country in the world and the 2nd most populous with a population of 1.2 billion people, and is expected to take over China’s population by 2022. Located in South Asia, India is surrounded by Indian Ocean in the South, Bay of Bengal on the southeast, and the Arabian Sea on the southwest.

31 Jan 2023

Union Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present 2023 Economic Survey today

The central government is set to table the 2023 Economic Survey on Tuesday, a day before the Union Budget 2023-24 presentation.

Amid global slowdown predictions, IMF calls India 'bright spot'

India is likely to see some economic slowdown in the fiscal year 2023, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its January update of the World Economic Outlook released on Tuesday.

30 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Congress's Jairam Ramesh reacts to S Jaishankar's 'China 1962' remark

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh responded to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's recent remarks on the incursions in Ladakh from China.

29 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Swedish woman flies to India to marry Uttar Pradesh man

A woman from Sweden reportedly traveled to India to get married to a man she met online, setting a new example of how love knows no boundaries!

27 Jan 2023

Pakistan

India wants to change Indus Waters Treaty, cites Pakistan's 'intransigence'

India issued a notice to Pakistan on Wednesday expressing its wish to modify the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) of 1960, blaming the latter for "intransigence" regarding the treaty's implementation.

27 Jan 2023

Axar Patel

Axar Patel marries fiancee Meha; see viral pictures and videos

Days after KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty's wedding, another cricketer, Axar Patel got married to his fiancee, Meha Patel on Thursday (January 26).

Delhi's minimum temperature expected to drop again: Here's why

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Delhi would receive light rainfall on January 29, which is also set to bring cloudy skies for the next four to five days.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: How are foreign dignitaries selected as chief guests

India celebrated its 74th Republic Day today in Delhi with Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as the chief guest. The ceremonial parade was kicked off by a marching contingent of 144 soldiers, representing the main wings of the Egyptian Armed Forces for the first time.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Made-in-India weapons systems flaunted at parade

On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day of India, the armed forces displayed the country's indigenously manufactured hi-tech equipment.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

74th Republic Day: All-women contingent, Indian-made machinery among many firsts

The 74th Republic Day Parade today in Delhi was marked by many firsts.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: PM Modi pays tribute to martyrs

The Republic Day Parade ceremony commenced today at around 10 am as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the National War Memorial at India Gate in Delhi and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

India marks 74th Republic Day, first parade on Kartavya Path

For the first time, India will mark its 74th Republic Day today with a grand parade on Kartavya Path, the revamped colonial-era ceremonial boulevard previously called the Rajpath.

25 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Parade includes transgenders; front row for rickshaw pullers

This year's Republic Day Parade is about being thoughtful and inclusive.

25 Jan 2023

Ladakh

India lost access to 26 patrolling points in Ladakh: Report

In a worrying disclosure, a senior police officer in Ladakh revealed that India allegedly lost access to 26 of 65 patrolling points in the Union Territory's eastern part, The Hindu reported.

25 Jan 2023

Mike Pompeo

India-Pak were on brink of nuclear war after Balakot: Pompeo

Mike Pompeo, former United States (US) Secretary of State, revealed that ex-Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed him that Pakistan was plotting a nuclear strike after the 2019 Balakot airstrike in February.

25 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

Saim Sadiq's Pakistani film 'Joyland' to get released in India

Saim Sadiq's debut feature Joyland is one of the breakthrough films of the year. The makers have announced that the film will be released in India soon along with some other countries.

24 Jan 2023

Cricket News

Kolkata court orders Mohammed Shami to pay alimony to wife

In a big blow to cricketer Mohammed Shami, a Kolkata court has ordered him to pay a monthly alimony of Rs. 1.3 lakh to Hasin Jahan, his estranged wife, reportedly.

23 Jan 2023

Andaman & Nicobar

Parakram Diwas 2023: PM to inaugurate Netaji's model

Lovingly called Netaji, Subhash Chandra Bose was an Indian revolutionary who contributed to India's independence movement against British rule.

22 Jan 2023

Wipro

Wipro fires 452 freshers citing poor performance in internal assessment

India's leading IT firm Wipro has fired over 450 new employees citing poor performance amid unabated layoffs in the corporate and IT sectors.

20 Jan 2023

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka lauds India for aiding in 'regaining stability'

The foreign minister of Sri Lanka, Ali Sabry, said that the financial aid of approximately $4 billion it received from India helped the country import essential goods and regain stability during its absolute economic crisis.

19 Jan 2023

Delhi

DCW chief Swati Maliwal allegedly molested, dragged by drunk driver

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) head, Swati Maliwal, was reportedly molested and dragged for almost 10-20 meters by an alleged drunk driver after Maliwal's hand got caught in the car window of the accused.

19 Jan 2023

Spirituality

Gujarat: 8-year-old daughter of diamond merchant embraces monkhood

Leaving behind all the material possessions and comforts of life is no mean feat! It is a rare sight in contemporary India, and when a pre-teen does so, it becomes more than unusual.

19 Jan 2023

Telangana

Telangana official kills man, fakes death to claim insurance money

An assistant section officer (ASO) of the Telangana government allegedly faked his own death to claim insurance funds of over Rs. 7 crore, PTI reported.

18 Jan 2023

Jharkhand

Jharkhand: Sammed Shikharji won't be converted into tourist site

The Centre and Jharkhand government have made the decision that the Sammed Shikharji will remain a pilgrimage site for Jains and not be turned into a tourism hub, National Commission for Minorities chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura said on Wednesday.

18 Jan 2023

Google

Google launches its own UPI soundbox; piloting in select locations

With Indians embracing UPI payments wholeheartedly, busy point-of-sale activity is a regular sight in Indian shops. It is hard to keep a track of UPI transactions with the usual hustle and bustle in India.

17 Jan 2023

World Economic Forum

Global recession risk is high, warns World Economic Forum 

To the long list of organizations and people that expect a recession this year, we can add the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Community of Chief Economists.

16 Jan 2023

COVID-19

India's 100 richest can fund country's 18-month Union Budget: Oxfam

India is suffering from growing "wealth inequality" as billionaires continue to witness their wealth surge, as per Oxfam International's latest "Survival of the Richest" report.

15 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi: 2 terror-accused behead man, send video to Pakistani handler

Two men were arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell for reportedly having links to a terror organization, as per The Indian Express.

15 Jan 2023

Nepal

Nepal: Plane carrying 72 people crashes in Pokhara, all dead

A Yeti Airlines-operated passenger plane carrying 72 people crashed in Nepal's Pokhara on Sunday morning.

15 Jan 2023

Beauty

Miss USA R'Bonney Gabriel crowned Miss Universe 2022: Details here

The world's most popular beauty pageant Miss Universe has concluded, and R'Bonney Gabriel of the United States has been crowned the winner!

15 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

Intense cold wave set to hit Delhi-NCR next week

Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region (NCR) will experience a cold wave, with the mercury expected to go down to 3 degrees Celsius.

15 Jan 2023

Indian Army

Indian Army Day 2023: Meaning, significance, and celebrations

Saluting the real heroes of India, today and forever!

14 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination case: Woman dismisses 'peed on herself' claim

The alleged victim in the Air India urination case, a 72-year-old woman who was reportedly peed on by a drunk co-passenger during the airline's New York-Delhi flight in November, has reacted to accused Shankar Mishra's latest claims that she had urinated on herself.

14 Jan 2023

Shraddha Walkar

Aftab chopped Shraddha Walker's body with saw, reveals autopsy report

In a significant breakthrough in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, the woman who was reportedly murdered by her live-in-partner Aaftab Poonawalla, an autopsy report has revealed that the victim's body was chopped by the accused using a saw.

13 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination case: Woman peed on herself, claims accused

Accused Shankar Mishra, the Mumbai businessman arrested for reportedly urinating on a co-passenger on an Air India's New York-Delhi flight in November, infirmed a court in Delhi that he didn't commit the deplorable act.

13 Jan 2023

Amazon

Amazon begins layoffs in India; over 1,000 to be fired

A few days after CEO Andy Jassy confirmed that the company's mass layoffs will affect over 18,000 employees, Amazon has begun its second round of layoffs in India.

12 Jan 2023

Beauty

Miss Universe 2023: Divita Rai's ensemble pays tribute to India

Divita Rai is representing India at the 71st edition of the Miss Universe pageant.

WHO recommends against using India-made cough syrups after Uzbekistan deaths

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a medical alert on Wednesday, warning against the use of two cough syrups made by Noida-based company Marion Biotech for children in Uzbekistan.

12 Jan 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP receives recovery notice of Rs. 164cr over political ads

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has received a notice from the Directorate of Information & Publicity (DIP) of the Delhi government for recovering Rs. 163.62 crore it spent on advertisements, reportedly violating the Supreme Court's 2015 guidelines issued for ruling parties.

11 Jan 2023

Delhi

Delhi government hikes auto, taxi fares; check new rates here

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Wednesday announced a hike in auto and taxi fares across Delhi.

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