New Delhi: News

12 Apr 2024


'Mughal mentality': Modi on opposition leaders eating non-veg during Sawan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has criticized opposition leaders for their non-vegetarian dietary habits during the sacred Hindu months of 'Sawan' and 'Navratri.'

29 Mar 2024


Viral video sparks outrage over traffic disruption in Delhi

A recent incident involving a man and a woman filming social media content in the middle of a busy road in Paschim Vihar, Delhi, has triggered widespread criticism.

29 Mar 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Madam prepping for post': Union minister's swipe at Sunita Kejriwal

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday took a swipe at Sunita Kejriwal, wife of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying that she is preparing to take over his position.

27 Mar 2024


Explained: India's planned transition from minimum wage to living wage

India is contemplating a major wage policy overhaul.

26 Mar 2024


Mumbai overtakes Beijing as Asia's top spot for billionaires

Mumbai, the financial heart of India, has now surpassed Beijing to claim the title of Asia's billionaire capital, as per the latest findings from the Hurun Research Institute.

25 Mar 2024

Amit Shah

2024 polls: Mining baron, Karnataka MLA Janardhan Reddy rejoins BJP

Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, former Karnataka minister and mining magnate G Janardhana Reddy has returned to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

20 Mar 2024

Indian Government

Why climate activist Sonam Wangchuk is on 'fast unto death'

Climate activist Sonam Wangchuk is on a fast unto death in freezing temperatures in Leh, Ladakh.

19 Mar 2024


Explained: Pakistan airstrikes in Afghanistan, deterioration of Islamabad-Taliban ties

Pakistan on Monday conducted two airstrikes in the provinces of Paktika and Khost in Afghanistan, increasing tensions between the two countries.

06 Mar 2024


Kerala man killed in Israel 'stopped' from moving to safety

A Kerala man—Patnibin Maxwell—who was killed in a missile attack on an orchard in Margaliot, Israel, was not allowed to move to a safer zone, his family alleged.

India seizes Karachi-bound ship with 'nuclear cargo,' Pakistan responds

Indian security agencies have seized a Karachi-bound ship on suspicion that it was carrying a dual-use consignment that could be used for Pakistan's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

21 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi meets Mitsotakis: A review of Indo-Greek ties

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi during his two-day state visit to India—the first by any Greek leader in 15 years.

21 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Raisina Dialogue begins today: Theme, agenda, everything to know

The Raisina Dialogue, a yearly conference on geopolitics and geoeconomics, will kick off on Wednesday in New Delhi and end on Friday.

17 Feb 2024

Kamal Nath

MP: Speculation rife on Kamal Nath, son joining BJP

Months after being removed as the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee chief, speculations are rife that senior Congress leader Kamal Nath is going to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

17 Feb 2024

Piyush Goyal

Centre's 4th round of talks with farmers on Sunday

The Centre will likely hold the fourth round of talks with protesting farmers on Sunday.

12 Feb 2024


Qatar frees 8 jailed Indian Navy veterans, 7 back home

Qatar released eight Indian Navy veterans who were initially sentenced to death on spying charges early on Monday, and seven of them have returned to India.

30 Jan 2024

Women Safety

Ministries join forces for women in workforce for Viksit Bharat

The Ministries of Women & Child Development and Labour & Employment will jointly host "Women in the Workforce for Viksit Bharat" at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi on January 31.

28 Jan 2024


Canada's outgoing security advisor says India cooperating in Nijjar probe 

Canada's outgoing National Security Advisor (NSA), Jody Thomas, said that India has stepped up its cooperation with Canada in the investigation of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's murder.

25 Jan 2024


Maldives opposition parties flag Muizzu government's 'anti-India' approach

Amid the ongoing diplomatic row between India and Maldives, the island nation's two opposition parties have expressed concern over the "anti-India" stance of President Mohamed Muizzu's government.

08 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

Stay open-minded: China on ties with Maldives amid India row

China's state-run media has urged India to adopt an "open-minded" approach to South Asian affairs as Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu began a five-day state visit on Monday.

07 Jan 2024

Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh votes today amid opposition boycott, fears of violence

Polling for the general election in Bangladesh began on Sunday amid fears of sporadic violence as the country's main opposition parties announced a boycott.

04 Jan 2024


2024 Book Fair Guide: Chennai, Delhi, Jaipur and more

Here's to all the bibliophiles! Welcome to the vibrant world of literature as India eagerly anticipates the 47th Chennai Book Fair 2024, followed by the Jaipur Literature Festival and the New Delhi World Book Fair.

02 Jan 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Lok Sabha elections: BJP forms committee to screen potential joiners 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has constituted a new committee to evaluate members who wish to join it ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

02 Jan 2024

S Jaishankar

Canada gives space to Khalistanis: Jaishankar on 'damaged' India-Canada ties 

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has expressed concern over the alleged influence of Khalistani forces in Canada, stating that their activities are damaging its relationship with India.

31 Dec 2023

Bhagwant Mann

Why Defence Ministry rejected Punjab, Bengal tableaus for R-day

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has rejected the Punjab and West Bengal governments' tableau proposals for the 2024 Republic Day parade, The Indian Express reported.

27 Dec 2023


Israel embassy blast: Palestine, Gaza found written on suspicious letter

The suspicious letter found outside Israel's embassy in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, after a minor blast on Tuesday mentioned terms like "Zionists," "Palestine," and "Gaza," PTI reported, citing sources.

26 Dec 2023


New Delhi: Explosion near Israel embassy, no casualties; probe launched

An alleged explosion happened near Israel's embassy in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, on Tuesday evening. However, no casualties have been reported.

05 Dec 2023


Explore India's traditional toy heritage at this exhibition in Delhi

In a world buzzing with flashy gadgets and modern gizmos, the charm of old-school toys is fading faster than ever.

30 Nov 2023

Film Festival

Find out which movies are premiering at EUFF 2023

Those who enjoy international films and festivals have a reason to rejoice. The European Union Film Festival of India's 28th edition is coming to New Delhi and is set to begin on Friday.

27 Nov 2023

Justin Trudeau

India didn't kill Nijjar, relations with Canada better now: Envoy

Indian High Commissioner to Canada, Sanjay Kumar Verma, firmly denied India's involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

24 Nov 2023


Afghanistan permanently shuts down its Indian embassy over 'policy,' 'interests'

The Afghan Embassy officially announced its permanent closure in New Delhi on Friday over "persistent challenges from the Indian government."

24 Nov 2023


Qatar court accepts appeal in ex-navy personnel death sentence case

A Qatar court has reportedly accepted the Indian government's appeal against the death sentence awarded to eight former Indian Navy personnel last month.

04 Nov 2023


Nepal: At least 132 dead in deadly 6.4-magnitude earthquake

At least 132 individuals reportedly lost their lives and more than 140 people suffered injuries in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked the western area of Jajarkota in Nepal on Friday night.

14 Oct 2023


Operation Ajay: 2nd flight carrying 235 Indians from Israel arrives

The second flight under Operation Ajay—a mission launched by the Government of India to bring back Indian citizens stranded in war-torn Israel—landed in New Delhi from Tel Aviv on Saturday morning. It has been learned that 235 Indian nationals, including two infants, were on board.

13 Oct 2023


Operation Ajay brings back 212 Indians stranded in war-torn Israel

The first flight under Operation Ajay—a mission to repatriate Indian citizens stranded in Israel due to the ongoing conflict— carrying 212 passengers, including an infant, touched down in New Delhi on Friday morning.

12 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi to inaugurate P20 Summit on Friday: Everything to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 9th edition of the G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit (P20) on Friday in New Delhi.

07 Oct 2023


Amid tensions with Canada, India plans tough diplomatic action: Report

India is reportedly planning to take tougher diplomatic decisions as it has asked Canada to recall over two dozen diplomats from its mission in New Delhi.

03 Oct 2023


India asks Canada to downsize diplomatic presence: Report 

India has asked Canada to withdraw over two dozen diplomats, citing Ottawa's lack of cooperation in Khalistani terror investigations as the main reason, News18 reported, quoting official sources.

17 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

As PM Modi turns 73, Centre to launch welfare schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 73 on Sunday, and on this occasion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has planned a number of outreach programs.

16 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi to inaugurate 'Yashobhoomi' on his birthday: Everything to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first phase of the international convention and expo center "Yashobhoomi" in Dwarka, New Delhi on Sunday, which also marks his birthday, ANI reported.

16 Sep 2023

Indian Railways

Vande Bharat sleeper, metro trains coming soon: Everything to know

The Indian Railways (IR) is set to roll out its first version of sleeper coaches under the Vande Bharat Express project by March 2024, ANI reported.

12 Sep 2023

Justin Trudeau

Canadian PM Trudeau leaves India after being stranded for 36hrs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finally flew back home on Tuesday after a technical snag with his plane—which left him and his delegation stranded in New Delhi for nearly 36 hours—was resolved, per reports.

10 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

'Ukraine issue didn't hijack agenda': Russia lauds India's G20 Presidency

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, on Sunday, praised India's G20 Presidency, reported NDTV.

10 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

G20 Summit: Key events scheduled for world leaders on day-2

Day one of the much-anticipated G20 Summit in India was highly eventful, with major announcements like the adoption of the New Delhi Leadership Declaration and the African Union (AU) becoming a permanent member of the G20 bloc.

09 Sep 2023

Rahul Gandhi

'Modi government hiding poor from G20 Summit guests': Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday criticized the central government for allegedly "hiding the country's reality" from the guests of the G20 Summit, which is being held in New Delhi.

08 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

G20 Summit: List of curbs imposed in Delhi from today

In light of the G20 Summit in Delhi, stringent traffic regulations were put in place on Friday, and online delivery has been banned in the summit area. From Friday 5:00am till Sunday 11:59pm, the New Delhi district will be designated as controlled zone-I.

04 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

G20 Summit: No online deliveries allowed in New Delhi 

As the national capital, Delhi, gears up to host the main G20 Summit from Friday, the city will experience temporary restrictions on online delivery services, including that of food, PTI reported.

01 Sep 2023

Street Food

Exploring delightful Indian street foods: A mini guide across cities

India's vibrant street food culture captivates both locals and tourists with its array of flavors, aromas, and textures.

29 Aug 2023

Anurag Thakur

Centre cuts domestic LPG price by Rs. 200/cylinder

In a major relief for consumers amid the festive season, the central government on Tuesday announced a reduction in the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for domestic use.

23 Aug 2023

Joe Biden

Why President Biden thinks of India as 'most important country'

The United States (US) Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Tuesday said that President Joe Biden considers India "the most important country in the world," ANI reported.