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03 May 2018

#WorldPressFreedomDay: 5 times Indian journalists brought powerful to their knees

That media is biased and peddles lies is an accusation thrown more times than one can count.

01 May 2018

Calling him 'naamdaar', PM Modi mocks Rahul Gandhi's 15-minute-speech challenge

Addressing a mega-rally in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, took several digs at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, and dared him to speak for 15 minutes without a paper.

26 Apr 2018

West Bengal
Non-NDA states allege political bias in iconic tourism sites shortlist

Multiple non-NDA states have alleged that the Central government's shortlist of 17 tourism destinations to be developed into "iconic tourism sites" reeks of political bias.

21 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha quits party

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, on Saturday, quit the party saying democracy is under threat.

Major gaffe: UP BJP minister calls Mayawati's rule better

In a major embarrassment to the Adityanath government, his cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya hailed the governance of Mayawati.

16 Apr 2018

Andhra Pradesh
AP shuts down over special category status demand

Andhra Pradesh (AP) observed a state-wide bandh today over its demand for special category status.

15 Apr 2018

Huawei to launch truly foldable smartphone by November 2018

According to reports, Huawei is planning to unveil a "truly" foldable smartphone in November this year.

15 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
Now, AP CM Chandrababu Naidu to hold day-long fast

After disruption of Parliament didn't work, political parties are resorting to another form of protest: fasting.

14 Apr 2018

Bihar govt. introduces Ambedkar's middle name 'Ramji' in official records

In a move to commemorate Ambedkar Jayanti, the Bihar government, following in the footsteps of the UP government, has decided to introduce Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's middle name, 'Ramji', in government and court records.

11 Apr 2018

Defence Expo begins; major military firms showcase latest weapons

India's mega defense exhibition, Defense Expo-2018, began today with the participation of major global and domestic military firms, which are eyeing billions of dollars of contract as part of the country's military modernization program.

10 Apr 2018

Electric Vehicles
Delhiites can now take an electric vehicle on rent

In a boost to the push for electric vehicles (EVs), Mahindra Electric, in collaboration with Zoomcar, is offering 100 'e2oPlus' all-electric cars on rent in Delhi.

10 Apr 2018

Kapil Sibal
IIT-Delhi v/s Swamy: Modi government steps in to resolve dispute

A 45-yr old dispute between IIT-Delhi and its former faculty member BJP MP Subramanian Swamy may finally be resolved, thanks to Modi government's intervention.

08 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
Delhi: TDP MPs attempt to protest near PM's residence, detained

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) parliamentarians were detained today by police when they tried to protest near PM Narendra Modi's residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in Delhi demanding special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

07 Apr 2018

Lok Sabha
YSR Congress MPs resign from LS over Andhra special status

Five YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) MPs on Friday submitted their resignation letters to the Lok Sabha speaker. This was their way of protesting against Andhra Pradesh not being granted the special category status.

06 Apr 2018

BJP Foundation Day: Chief Amit Shah addresses rally, mocks Rahul

BJP president Amit Shah today addressed about 3L party workers at a mega rally in Mumbai to mark BJP's 38th foundation day. This grand event kick-starts its campaign and aims to energize cadres for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

06 Apr 2018

Donald Trump
Donald Trump finally breaks silence on affair with porn star

After months of a porn star alleging that she had an affair with him in 2006 and was paid to not disclose it, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was unaware about the $130,000 given to Stormy Daniels, once again denying all accusations.

05 Apr 2018

Subramanian Swamy
Subramanian Swamy won't forgo his salary unlike colleagues

Yesterday, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar announced that NDA MPs would forfeit their salaries for the disrupted period of the Budget session. No work had been done, so MPs won't take salary, he said.

FM Arun Jaitley likely to undergo surgery for kidney-related ailment

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is suffering from a kidney ailment and may have to undergo a surgery, sources close to the minister said.

Get faster 'Out-of-Turn' Passports without extra fee

The NDA government has continued to make the process of getting passports easier. One change it has introduced is police verification after issuance of passport.

05 Apr 2018

Lok Sabha
NDA MPs to give up salaries for 'wasted parliament session'

The NDA has decided that no party MP will take salary for the 23 days wasted in parliament this time.

04 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
PM Modi: No other government honored Ambedkar as we did

PM Modi today slammed other political parties for using BR Ambedkar's legacy for political mileage.

01 Apr 2018

Petrol price highest in 4-years, diesel hits highest ever

Petrol prices hit Rs. 73.73 per litre in the national capital today, the highest in four years; it was Rs 76.06 in September 2014.

31 Mar 2018

Lok Sabha
Congress might lose RS deputy-chair post as PJ Kurien retires

Congress's losing spree continues. Losses in assembly polls have had a direct effect on its parliamentary strength.

26 Mar 2018

Donald Trump
Pornstar Stormy Daniels claims Trump threatened her, compared to daughter

Pornstar Stormy Daniels bared all about her alleged affair with US President Donald Trump on primetime TV, and it was cringeworthy in several ways.

25 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh
TDP-BJP hit out at each other after falling-out

On March 8, Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP pulled out two ministers from the NDA government.

25 Mar 2018

BJP sets early deadlines for central schemes before 2019-LS elections

To reap electoral benefits in 2019 parliamentary elections, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government has set early deadlines for implementing key central schemes.

24 Mar 2018

RS polls: BJP wins 28/59 seats, but short of majority

Yesterday, the BJP-led NDA moved closer to a working majority in the RS, improving its tally from 58 to 68 seats.

22 Mar 2018

Cabinet approves Modicare, but can the government pull it off?

The ambitious 'Modicare,' touted as the "world's largest government-funded program," has been approved by the Cabinet, paving the way for its implementation.

19 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi
Opposition couldn't move no-confidence motion as Speaker adjourns LS

The Parliament logjam continued today. As soon as the Lok Sabha assembled, opposition MPs trooped into the Well, raising slogans and holding placards.

18 Mar 2018

Madhya Pradesh
UPA govt left 450 railway projects incomplete: Piyush Goyal

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday claimed that nearly 450 railway projects were incomplete across the country when the NDA government came to power in 2014.

17 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi
84th Congress Plenary to focus on countering Modi-led BJP

A two-day Congress Plenary session which started on Saturday is set to decide not only the party's roadmap for the next five years, but also devise strategies to counter the seemingly invincible BJP for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

16 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu
What does TDP's exit from NDA mean for Andhra politics?

Andhra is entangled in the politics of intrigue.

16 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi
Congress, Trinamool support TDP's no-confidence motion against Modi government

After the TDP decided to quit the NDA earlier today, it is now moving a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha against the Narendra Modi-led BJP government.

14 Mar 2018

Will successive gathbandhans lead to BJP's downfall in 2019?

Recently, BJP faced a unique challenge: After a quarter century, arch-rivals SP and BSP combined forces to contain the saffron tide in UP's Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls.

14 Mar 2018

Railways to install free Wi-Fi in 8,000 stations by March'19

Indian Railways is on a drive to equip over 8,000 stations with Wi-Fi by March 2019.

13 Mar 2018

Venkaiah Naidu
Budget session: Opposition angry as Finance Bill passed without discussion

The Opposition parties continued their various protests for the seventh straight day of the Budget session, disrupting the proceedings of the house.

13 Mar 2018

Donald Trump
Porn-star Stormy offers to return Trump's $130,000 to break silence

Further convoluting the already murky saga of Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels, the porn star on Monday offered to return the $130,000 that Trump's attorney Michael Cohen paid her in 2016 to not discuss their alleged relationship.

10 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh
PM Modi gives Suresh Prabhu additional-charge of Civil Aviation Ministry

Commerce and Industries minister Suresh Prabhu was given additional charge of Civil Aviation Ministry, a day after President Kovind accepted the resignation of TDP's Ashok Gajapathi Raju.

10 Mar 2018

After TDP, ally JD(U) revives special status demand for Bihar

TDP's "special category status" for Andhra ended in CM Chandrababu Naidu calling back his party's ministers, making a public show of protest. However, Naidu stopped short of leading his party out of the NDA.

09 Mar 2018

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.