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Report: A whopping 3,816 criminal cases against 1,765 MPs, MLAs

In a shocking reminder of the extent of criminalization in Indian politics, a whopping 3,816 criminal cases were registered against 1,765 MPs and MLAs across the country, of which 3,045 are still pending for hearing.

13 Mar 2018

Salman Khan

According to Chinese media, what can China learn from India?

Chinese state media is normally known to be high on rhetoric and jingoism, condemning India at every opportunity. However, it recently praised India for doing a better job at showcasing its "soft power."

12 Mar 2018

Rohit Sharma

Nidahas Trophy: India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets

India's Nidahas Trophy campaign is back on track after the men in blue defeated hosts Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in 4th T2OI of the tri-nation tournament.

12 Mar 2018


These are the best smartphones coming soon to India

In almost three months into 2018, we've seen some of the biggest smartphone launches, thanks to tech events like Mobile World Congress and Consumer Electronics Show.

12 Mar 2018

Reliance Jio

JioTV brings interactive sports experience for ongoing T20 Nidahas Trophy

JioTV, India's popular Live TV app by Reliance Jio, has introduced the country's first 'interactive sports experience' after acquiring exclusive digital rights for the ongoing T20 Nidahas Trophy.

12 Mar 2018

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches VoLTE service in Kolkata

India's largest telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of its VoLTE services in Kolkata.

12 Mar 2018

Pakistan News

India-Pakistan newest spat after ISI raids Indian residential complex

After a rather serious bout at UN, India and Pakistan are involved in another spat. Both sides have accused each other of ill-treating diplomats and their respective families.

11 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh to measure people's 'happiness quotient'

Madhya Pradesh government is going to conduct a study to measure the happiness quotient of people.

11 Mar 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Foundation to set up a university: Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani, Chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation Nita Ambani on Saturday said that the foundation plans to set up a university for cutting-edge research and innovation as well as nurturing future leaders, musicians, scientists, and Olympians.

11 Mar 2018


Vu Televisions' first Android TV to launch on March 13

California-based Vu Televisions will launch its first Android TV in India on March 13.

11 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi calls for concessional, less-risky financing for solar energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for concessional and less-risky finances for raising the share of solar electricity in the energy mix and pledged to generate 175 gigawatts (GW) of electricity in India from renewable energy sources by 2022.

11 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Indian shooters hit the bullseye at ISSF World Cup

Indian shooters are making our country proud at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara in Mexico.

India seems to be recovering from demonetization disruptions: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Sunday said that the Indian economy now seems to be on its way to recovering from disruptions caused by demonetization and roll-out of goods and services tax (GST).

11 Mar 2018

Emmanuel Macron

India-France strengthen ties, sign pact to counter China's influence

India and France strengthened their 20-year-old strategic ties on Saturday as President Macron met PM Modi and signed 14 pacts ranging from cooperation in security to space exploration to clean energy.

11 Mar 2018

Indian Railways

Railway stations could have designated selfie points soon

Railway stations in India might soon have designated selfie points as the Indian Railways has invited proposals to improve facilities at 70 stations across the country by December 2018.

RBI fines Airtel bank Rs. 5 crore for violating eKYC-norms

India's apex bank, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slapped a penalty of Rs. 5 crore on Sunil Mittal owned-Airtel Payments Bank Limited for violating eKYC norms.

10 Mar 2018


SpiceJet enters whopping Rs. 81,000cr-deal with France's Safran for aircraft-engines

No-frills India airline SpiceJet has inked a $12.5bn (Rs. 81,000 crore) deal with French major Safran Group for CFM aircraft engines; it's one of the biggest-ever aviation sector deals.

Making 'Guzaarish' on Euthanasia wasn't a smooth process for Bhansali

Welcoming Supreme Court's verdict on Passive Euthanasia, Sanjay Leela Bhansali recounted that when he had made 'Guzaarish' on the subject of mercy killing, there was a major outcry over it.

No mandatory two-child policy for India, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday rubbished a plea requesting it to ask the Centre to make two-child policy compulsory across India to stall the nation's burgeoning population.

Sale of non-ISI helmets to be banned soon

Non-ISI helmets for two-wheeler drivers are set to be banned by the end of the year.

10 Mar 2018

Punjab National Bank

Passport details made mandatory for Rs. 50cr+ loans

Following several high profile cases of economic offenders leaving the country, the government has made it mandatory for borrowers looking for loans above Rs. 50cr to submit their passport details to banks.

10 Mar 2018


Irani Cup: Ashwin replaces Jadeja in Rest for India squad

The BCCI has announced that India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin would replace Indian team-mate Ravindra Jadeja in the Rest of India squad for the upcoming Irani Cup.

10 Mar 2018

Arun Jaitley

GST: Inter-state e-way Bill to rollout starting April 1

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council announced on Saturday that the inter-state e-way Bill will be rolled-out in a phased manner starting April 1, 2018.

10 Mar 2018

Emmanuel Macron

French President Macron in India: France best partner for India

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a four-day visit to India, invited by his Indian counterpart PM Modi. Yesterday, he and his wife Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron were received warmly by Modi at Delhi Airport.

10 Mar 2018


Marketing lessons we can all take from condom-maker, Durex

If there is any one brand that is winning hearts through advertising, it is Durex.

10 Mar 2018


Bishan Singh Bedi asks BCCI to recognise blind cricket

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has thrown his support behind the Indian blind cricket team, urging the BCCI to recognise blind cricket and take it under its fold.

10 Mar 2018

Alice Wells

India plays responsible role in Afghanistan's economic development, reconstruction: US

The Trump administration has stated they have seen India play a responsible role in the economic development and reconstruction of Afghanistan "over the last several years."

10 Mar 2018


Nawazuddin hires detectives to spy on wife; summoned by police

The Thane Police have asked Nawazuddin Siddiqui, his wife Anjali Siddiqui and lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui to appear before them as part of the investigation into an alleged Call Detail Record (CDR) scam.

Delhi Daredevils have a new co-owner, JSW Sports

JSW Sports, a part of JSW Group, has bought 50% stake in IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils.

10 Mar 2018

Emmanuel Macron

France's Emmanuel Macron arrives in India, gets Modi's hug

PM Narendra Modi's greeting of foreign head-of-states indicates a distinct pattern. If he disapproves or doesn't consider them strategically important, he doesn't meet them at the tarmac with his now-famous jhappis, as Canadian PM Justin Trudeau discovered the hard way.

09 Mar 2018


Here's how you can port your Aircel number

Aircel has recently filed for bankruptcy and prepares to shut down its services in India.

09 Mar 2018

Salman Khan

Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' hits a century in China

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' has become India's fourth and Salman Khan's first 100 crore grosser in China.

09 Mar 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Ireland end India's hopes at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

India have been knocked out of a medal contention spot from the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia after they faced a shock defeat in the hands of Ireland in Ipoh on Friday.

09 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Sonia Gandhi reveals why she didn't become Prime-Minister in 2004

Speaking at India Today Conclave in Mumbai, Sonia Gandhi revealed why she chose not to become the Prime Minister even after leading UPA to power in 2004.

09 Mar 2018

Virat Kohli

Uber signs Virat Kohli as India brand ambassador

Uber has signed on celebrity cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador in India, the first time it has appointed one in Asia Pacific.

09 Mar 2018


Airbus to deliver 1 aircraft per week over 10 years

European aerospace major Airbus expects to deliver one aircraft per week on an average to Indian carriers over the next ten years.

09 Mar 2018


Government wants Twitter misuse to be under check before elections

The Indian government has asked Twitter to address the growing problem of social media misuse, especially ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in the country.

Police slap non-bailable 'attempt to murder' charge on Mohammed Shami

Cricketer Mohammed Shami has been charged with serious crimes including attempt to murder and criminal intimidation after his wife Hasin Jahan filed a police complaint.

09 Mar 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

India's new name for Pakistan: "Special terrorist zone"

After "Terroristan" and the "Ivy League of Terrorism," India has now christened Pakistan as "Special Terrorist Zone." This derives inspiration from the "special economic zone" concept.