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Kangana Ranaut set to play former PM Indira Gandhi

29 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut set to play former PM Indira Gandhi

Actor Kangana Ranaut is all set to play the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in an upcoming political drama to be directed by Sai Kabir.

No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report

11 Jan 2021

No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report

India will reportedly not have a chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations this year.

PM Modi attends AMU's centenary celebrations, calls university 'mini India'

22 Dec 2020

PM Modi attends AMU's centenary celebrations, calls university 'mini India'

In his speech during the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the varsity a mini India.

Mithun Chakraborty collapses on film set due to food poisoning

21 Dec 2020

Mithun Chakraborty collapses on film set due to food poisoning

Actor Mithun Chakraborty on Saturday collapsed on the sets of a movie after suffering from food poisoning.

AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

18 Dec 2020

AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

The Aligarh Muslim University has turned 100 years old and to mark the occasion, an invitation was sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who accepted it. This development, however, has sparked a tug of war between teachers and students.

Payal Rohatgi arrested by Rajasthan Police for defaming Nehru family

15 Dec 2019

Payal Rohatgi arrested by Rajasthan Police for defaming Nehru family

Actress and model Payal Rohatgi has been arrested by Rajasthan Police for allegedly defaming the family of late politicians Motilal Nehru and Jawaharlal Nehru and other prominent Congress party leaders.

#GandhiJayanti: PM Modi will declare India 'Open Defecation-Free'

02 Oct 2019

#GandhiJayanti: PM Modi will declare India 'Open Defecation-Free'

The entire country is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, with a number of events being lined up across India.

In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

06 Jul 2019

In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday to launch BJP's nationwide membership drive.

Unnao: Priyanka shown black flags by Hindu Yuva Vahini workers

28 Apr 2019

Unnao: Priyanka shown black flags by Hindu Yuva Vahini workers

On Saturday, Congress' star-campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was shown black flags by the workers of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, during her roadshow in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh.

13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years

28 Mar 2019

13 catchy slogans which shaped India's politics over the years

As India readies itself for anticipated general elections, parties have turned to the age-old phenomenon of coining slogans to take on their competitors.

Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

27 Mar 2019

Everything you should know about Congress and its revival battle

The 2014 general elections brought Congress to its weakest tally. The party, known for electing Prime Ministers, managed to win only 44 seats in Lok Sabha.

Family of woman, burnt in car, claims husband murdered her

12 Mar 2019

Family of woman, burnt in car, claims husband murdered her

The family of a 34-year-old woman, who was charred to death in a car on Sunday night, has alleged that her husband murdered her.

When Lal Bahadur Shastri asked 'who is Meena Kumari'!

10 Feb 2019

When Lal Bahadur Shastri asked 'who is Meena Kumari'!

At a function in a Mumbai film studio where Pakeezah was being shot, the then Home Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri failed to recognize Meena Kumari when she garlanded him and asked journalist Kuldip Nayar sitting near him who the woman was.

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

31 Jan 2019

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

In a stinging Facebook post, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the claims he made after his recent meeting with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Chidambaram responds to Modi's statement of a non-Gandhi Congress President

17 Nov 2018

Chidambaram responds to Modi's statement of a non-Gandhi Congress President

Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader, P Chidambaram, hit back today at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting the Congress, reminding him of the party's legacy by listing out the names of its Presidents from outside the Nehru-Gandhi family.

#KisanKrantiMarch: What are our farmers demanding?

02 Oct 2018

#KisanKrantiMarch: What are our farmers demanding?

Thousands of farmers today marched towards Delhi over demands ranging from farm loan waivers to cut in fuel prices.

Mahatma Gandhi connected India in letter and spirit: PM Modi

02 Oct 2018

Mahatma Gandhi connected India in letter and spirit: PM Modi

As we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called him a "stalwart who made the world a better place and connected India, in letter and spirit, in thought and action" in his blog he wrote on The Times Of India.

BJP, Congress, AAP appeal to youth to join politics

15 Sep 2018

BJP, Congress, AAP appeal to youth to join politics

The BJP, Congress, and the AAP asked the youth to shun the notion that politics is a "dirty job" and appealed to them to join the public life to take the country forward.

Why Atal ji cried just before becoming PM: Watch video

17 Aug 2018

Why Atal ji cried just before becoming PM: Watch video

A poet, a politician, a statesman and an orator. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was all this, and also had an emotional core.

Uzbekistan: Swaraj pays floral tributes at Lal Bahadur Shastri memorial

05 Aug 2018

Uzbekistan: Swaraj pays floral tributes at Lal Bahadur Shastri memorial

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid floral tributes at the bust of India's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at his memorial in the Uzbek capital.

Delhi sisters who starved to death lived in car-sized windowless-room

27 Jul 2018

Delhi sisters who starved to death lived in car-sized windowless-room

Days after three little sisters living in a Delhi shanty died of starvation, disturbing details continue to tumble out.

No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history

20 Jul 2018

No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history

The no-confidence motion moved against the Narendra Modi-led government, taken up in the Lok Sabha today, is the 27th in the history of the House and the first in 15 years.

No-confidence motion against Modi: The whats, hows and whys

20 Jul 2018

No-confidence motion against Modi: The whats, hows and whys

The ruling BJP will face a no-confidence motion in the Parliament today, the first in 15 years.

Telangana: KCR plans Rs. 66 crore iftar, activists approach court

08 Jun 2018

Telangana: KCR plans Rs. 66 crore iftar, activists approach court

An iftar party hosted by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao today evening has led activists approaching the High Court.

Where are Shastri death-related Raj Narain Committee records, asks CIC

13 May 2018

Where are Shastri death-related Raj Narain Committee records, asks CIC

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office and Ministries of External Affairs and Home to make public the records of Raj Narain Committee, constituted in 1977 to look into the then PM Lal Bahadur Shastri's mysterious death on January 11, 1966, in Uzbekistan's Tashkent.

BHU: 3 injured in clashes between 2 groups of students

10 May 2018

BHU: 3 injured in clashes between 2 groups of students

At least three Banaras Hindu University students were injured after two groups from Birla and Lal Bahadur Shastri hostel clashed against each other during which stones and petrol bombs were also hurled.

Four dead after consuming illicit liquor in Ghaziabad

14 Mar 2018

Four dead after consuming illicit liquor in Ghaziabad

Four persons have died after consuming illicit liquor in Shankar Vihar colony in Ghaziabad.

Notable Indian scientist, academician Yash Pal dies at 90

25 Jul 2017

Notable Indian scientist, academician Yash Pal dies at 90

Just a day after eminent scientist UR Rao passed away, another renowned scientist Yash Pal, who was popular for explaining scientific concepts in layman's language, died this Tuesday.