National Defence Academy: News

Online NDA application for women opens; admissions to be 'provisional'

The Union Public Service Commission on Friday said it opened the online application for women candidates to apply for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination, 2021.

Allow women to appear for November NDA entrance: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the central government to allow women candidates to appear for the entrance exam to the National Defence Academy (NDA) scheduled in November.

Women can now join the NDA, Centre tells Supreme Court

Women can be admitted to the National Defence Academy (NDA) for Permanent Commission in the Indian Armed forces, the central government told the Supreme Court today, marking a landmark move for gender equality in the field.

SC allows women to appear for NDA exam; criticizes Army

The Supreme Court on Wednesday passed an interim order allowing women candidates to appear for the National Defence Academy (NDA) examination.

BJP's vaccine promise in Bihar doesn't violate election code: EC

The Bharatiya Janata Party's promise of free COVID-19 vaccines in Bihar ahead of the state polls does not violate the election code, the Election Commission has held.

28 Oct 2020


#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

The main accused in the murder of 21-year-old Nikita Tomar in Haryana, Tauseef, has confessed to the crime and told police that her imminent wedding with someone else drove him to kill her.

28 Aug 2020


IAF will formally induct Rafale jets on September 10

More than a month after five Rafale jets landed in India, they will be formally inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) on September 10 at Haryana's Ambala airbase in presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, multiple reports said.

Former Pinterest COO claims she was fired after reporting sexism

The former Chief Operating Officer at Pinterest Inc., Francoise Brougher, has alleged in a lawsuit that she was fired in April after she addressed gender discrimination at the workplace.

30 May 2020


Comparison between Vedantu and Toppr online learning platforms

Online learning has changed the face of the education system worldwide. Compared to traditional learning, it is more convenient and affordable.

31 Dec 2019

Indian Army

General Manoj Mukund Naravane takes charge as 28th Army Chief

On Tuesday, General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of the Indian Army, succeeding General Bipin Rawat, who has been appointed as the first Chief of Defense Staff.

13 Dec 2019


#CareerBytes: Comparison between Vedantu and Toppr online learning platforms

Online learning has been on the rise in recent years and has changed the face of the education system worldwide. Compared to traditional learning, it is more convenient and affordable.

Mysterious start-up paying $125,000 to BUY your face for robots

Often, companies shell out huge sums to acquire novel technologies relevant to their businesses.

13 Jul 2019


#CareerBytes: Everything about the life of an Indian Navy Officer

In India, millions of youngsters dream of joining the defense forces to serve the nation and live a life filled with glory and pride.

19 Jun 2019


Happy birthday RaGa: Seven gifts that Congress President (desperately) needs

Despite being the great-grandson of the longest-serving Prime Minister of India, the grandson of India's first woman PM, and son of the country's youngest state head, Rahul Gandhi isn't having the best of times.

10 Jun 2019


Caught-on-camera: RJD minister, on 'study tour', forcibly dances with woman

It's a well-known fact that some men know the art of making women uncomfortable a bit too well. This is what RJD lawmaker Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav did when he went to Northeast on a "study tour".

09 Jun 2019


Identical twins graduate from IMA together; to serve different army-units

Identical twins, Abhinav Pathak and Parinav Pathak born only two minutes apart, created history by becoming the first pair of identical twins to graduate together from the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA).

26 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status of Andhra

2019 elections fulfilled Jagan Mohan Reddy's long-nurtured dream. The YSRCP chief wanted to become Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister once in his life.

26 May 2019

Shashi Tharoor

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi unanimously elected NDA leader; swearing-in likely on May 30

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday was unanimously elected the leader of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at a meeting in Parliament's Central Hall.

21 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Happy with exit polls, Shah to host dinner for allies

BJP President Amit Shah is all set to host a dinner for NDA allies on Tuesday. The dinner, which can be seen as a show of strength, was finalized after exit polls gave a comfortable majority to NDA.

20 May 2019


Vivek Oberoi trolled for Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai elections meme

While everyone's waiting for the results of the 2019 general elections on May 23, Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is out here disappointing his measly fanbase.

20 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Exit polls predict Modi 2.0 but Congress promises a 'surprise'

The 2019 general elections concluded on Sunday after long-drawn seven phases and soon pollsters and TV news channels released exit polls.

19 May 2019

Narendra Modi

#ExitPoll2019: Narendra Modi will return as PM, predict political experts

The exit polls of 2019 general elections are bound to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi happy, as most of them have predicted that he will take office again on May 23, when final results will be declared.

19 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Looking at accuracy of exit polls from 1998 to 2014

The massive seven-phased general elections concluded on Sunday and as soon as voting ended, TV channels started airing exit polls.

21 Apr 2019


Civil Service Day special: GoT characters and their suitable services

Indian Civil Servants are the backbone of India's administration. Every 21st of April, we celebrate The Civil Service Day.

10 Apr 2019


Who will vote for Congress?

If there is one theme surrounding 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it has to be - Why Modi, or Why not Modi? Everything else is secondary - Opposition parties, narrative, Vikas, Vivek (Oberoi), Chacha Nehru, Rahul Gandhi and his janeu.

05 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Elections 2019: Lazy Opposition, Modi's machismo and a lousy movie

The first phase of elections is six days away, and the ruling party hasn't even released its manifesto. That says it all about this elections.

24 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Voter Helpline app by ECI: All you need to know

With the much-anticipated Lok Sabha elections less than a month away, it's time to gear up.

09 Mar 2019


At 75, this 'fighter' trekked to Nathu-la Pass all alone

A trek at 75? Does it even feel like a doable task?

01 Mar 2019


Military honors, 21-gun salute for IAF pilot killed in chopper-crash

The funeral of 33-year-old Indian Air Force Squadron Leader, Ninad Mandavgane, who was killed in the Mi-17 chopper crash in Jammu & Kashmir's Budgam district on 27 February, was held in Maharashtra's Nashik with full military honors on Friday.

26 Feb 2019

Indian Army

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Air Force, Navy after Class-12?

Millions of youngsters dream to join the defense forces and get an opportunity to serve the country, living a life filled with glory and pride.

26 Feb 2019


#CareerBytes: Telegram Channels and Groups for various government examinations

Getting a government job is a dream for many; however, it is getting increasingly challenging in today's competitive environment.

24 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi launches Rs. 75,000cr scheme, giving farmers Rs. 6,000 p.a

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, launched the Rs. 75,000cr Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) in Gorakhpur.

16 Feb 2019

Indian Army

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Army as Officer after Class-12?

The Indian Army is one of the largest and best armies in the world. Many youngsters dream of joining the prestigious Army to serve their nation with pride.

13 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

NDA's Rafale deal 2.8% cheaper than UPA's, finds CAG report

In what is sure to boost the confidence of BJP at Centre, the CAG report on Rafale deal, tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, underlined that India saved money.

09 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi in Northeast: Development projects worth Rs. 4,000cr launched

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated development projects worth Rs. 4,000cr and laid the foundation stone of an airport in Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh.

01 Feb 2019

Indian Army

#Budget2019: More than Rs. 3 lakh crore allotted for defense

Speaking about national security during his interim Budget 2019 speech, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the defense budget for FY20 had been extended beyond Rs. 3 lakh crore - the highest in any year thus far.

01 Feb 2019


#Budget2019: Rs. 64,587cr capital support announced for Indian Railways

Talking about budget allocation for the Indian Railways, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, during his interim Budget 2019 speech, announced capital support for the Railways to the tune of Rs. 64,587cr.

22 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi uses Rajiv Gandhi's comment to attack Congress

Facing charges of corruption in the Rafale deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, tabled his government's report on its fight against corruption at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas event in Varanasi.

11 Jan 2019


Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police request DNA sample

Cristiano Ronaldo might be scoring goals on the field with Juventus, but investigations into rape allegations leveled against him by American model Kathryn Mayorga are heating up.

09 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

RS passes bill to give 10% reservation to economically-weaker sections

After hours of debate, the Rajya Sabha passed the reservation bill on Wednesday.

08 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

#Reservations: Constitutional amendment required for new quota passed in LS

A day after the Modi government announced its plan to introduce a 10% reservation quota in jobs and education for the general category, the bill to bring about the required constitutional amendment was tabled in the Lok Sabha.

07 Jan 2019


Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?

On Monday, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government announced 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically backward upper castes.

31 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

#TripleTalaqBill: On crucial test-day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till January 2

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Monday and will stay so till January 2, 2019, on the crucial day when the Triple Talaq Bill was to be discussed in the Upper House.

27 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

The tweaked Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in the Lok Sabha today and the discussion is expected to be a heated one, since the Opposition has serious reservations about it. Notably, Modi-led NDA has asked all its MPs to be present in the Parliament.

Here's how much money was spent on NDA-ministers' foreign trips

Since 2014, the Centre has spent Rs 239.05 crore on foreign trips of NDA Council of Ministers, reports IE.

#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

The Supreme Court, on Friday, had given the Centre a clean chit, dismissing a batch of petitions calling for a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal.

13 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev said yesterday that no one raise doubts about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and policies, the statement coming a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered losses in the Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan Assembly elections.

Will raise Rafale, RBI autonomy issue in the Parliament: Azad

The Opposition will press for a joint parliamentary committee to probe the Rafale jet deal and raise several issues, including the misuse of probe agencies and autonomy for RBI, in the winter session of Parliament beginning tomorrow, says Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.

09 Dec 2018


Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

09 Dec 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Mamata wishes Sonia on birthday, may meet her in Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her 72nd birthday and prayed for the senior Congress leader's long life and happiness.

30 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Turn secular, stop being Islamic-state: Indian Army chief to Pakistan

Venturing into uncharted waters, Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said Pakistan should turn into a secular state from an Islamic nation.

26 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Opposition unity cocktail of corruption, commission, bad governance: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Power minister Srikant Sharma today described 'opposition unity' as a demonetization-hit group of corrupt people trying to throw spanners in the welfare schemes run by the Narendra Modi government.

24 Nov 2018

Indian Army

On 'sarcastic' question about surgical-strike, Sitharaman says, "I understand Hindi"

Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a reporter she understood Hindi when he used what she described as 'sarcastic tone' while quizzing about surgical strikes.

20 Nov 2018


Modi's popularity is on the decline: TRS leader KTR

Looking to regain power in Telangana, the ruling TRS leader, K T Rama Rao, said today Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity is "on the decline".

20 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Naidu meets Mamata, announces postponement of Opposition conclave

Andhra Pradesh CM and TDP President, N Chandrababu Naidu, yesterday announced the postponement of an opposition conclave that was to meet in Delhi on November-22 to chalk out details of the proposed anti-BJP front.

13 Nov 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Dassault CEO on Rafale-Deal: We chose Reliance, I don't lie

Eric Trappier, the CEO of Dassault Aviation has rubbished allegations made by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi about the selection of Reliance Defence as an offset partner in the controversial Rafale deal.

11 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Why should you and I question the government?

Democracy has given citizens a brahmastra- the right to question the government.

09 Nov 2018


LJP, RLSP demand same number of seats as in 2014-polls

Two NDA constituents, LJP and RLSP, have made it clear that the number of seats they wanted to contest for the next Lok Sabha election was the same as that of 2014.

06 Nov 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Real Diwali when misrule of NDA government ends: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said it would be a real Diwali for the country when the 'misrule' of the NDA government ends at the Center.

05 Nov 2018


Iconic Indian Navy figure, Vice Admiral MP Awati, passes away

Vice Admiral (retired) Manohar Prahlad Awati, popularly known as the father of the Indian Navy's circumnavigational adventures, passed away at the age of 91 years, early on Sunday at his native village of Vinchurni in Maharashtra.

01 Nov 2018

Andhra Pradesh

#RoadTo2019: Chandrababu Naidu joins hands with Congress to 'save democracy'

In what is sure to give a major push to the Opposition's unity, TDP's Chief Chandrababu Naidu joined hands with Congress in Delhi on Thursday.

31 Oct 2018


#RafaleDeal: SC asks Modi government to submit details in 10-days

After months of controversy, it seems that there might be some clarity on the details of the Rafale deal at long last.

30 Oct 2018


#CareerBytes: Top YouTube channels to prepare for IIT-JEE Maths

Scoring well in the IIT-JEE exam is a dream for every engineering aspirant.

#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

In yet another move to defy the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of the menstrual age group to enter the Sabarimala temple, Hindu outfits in Kerala called for a hartal.

16 Oct 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Ahead of polls, Kejriwal asks for donations for cash-strapped AAP

With the 2019 polls coming up, Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has launched a crowd-sourcing campaign to try and raise funds to be able to contest the polls.

14 Oct 2018


Fuel prices rise again, no sign of slowing down

It's been months since fuel prices started climbing, and even now, climbing fuel prices show no signs of slowing down.

12 Oct 2018


Center 'scaled down' Sonipat rail coach unit project: Congress's Hooda

Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda today alleged that the NDA government has "scaled down" a rail coach manufacturing unit approved by the UPA dispensation in Haryana's Sonipat district to a refurbishing and rehabilitation factory.

11 Oct 2018


Telangana: Husband is senior Congress leader, wife joins BJP

Social worker Padmini Reddy, wife of senior Congress leader of Telangana Damodar Raja Narasimha, joined BJP today.

09 Oct 2018

Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: Should Cristiano Ronaldo be condemned by the world?

With multiple allegations of rape and sexual misconduct against ace footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, his status as one of the 'Greatest of All Time' is under severe threat, along with what remains of his footballing career.