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Pranab Mukherjee passes away; PM Modi, President Kovind pay tributes

31 Aug 2020

Pranab Mukherjee passes away; PM Modi, President Kovind pay tributes

India's former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday, weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus,

Delhi: Areas under three civic bodies among filthiest in India

22 Aug 2020

Delhi: Areas under three civic bodies among filthiest in India

The Swachh Survekshan (Annual Survey of Cleanliness) 2020, whose results were announced on Thursday, found that areas that come under three civic bodies in Delhi are among the country's filthiest places.

In coronavirus era, how will India celebrate Independence Day?

14 Aug 2020

In coronavirus era, how will India celebrate Independence Day?

Each Independence Day celebration trumps the last one with respect to grandeur, but this year India will have watered-down festivities, considering the coronavirus pandemic.

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

11 Aug 2020

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

24 Jul 2020

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

With Independence Day approaching, the Centre has gotten busy planning intricate details of the event at the Red Fort, while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic.

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

30 Apr 2020

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

21 Mar 2020

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

Indian women's ace boxer and Rajya Sabha member MC Mary Kom broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine protocol.

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

On India visit, Ivanka Trump dons an Anita Dongre sherwani

25 Feb 2020

On India visit, Ivanka Trump dons an Anita Dongre sherwani

During their India visit, all the nitty-gritty surrounding Trumps were covered with great detail.

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

24 Feb 2020

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.

Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know

20 Jan 2020

Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 to honor the day on which the Constitution of India came into effect.

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

09 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

Delhi Police on Thursday stopped a huge protest march by the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University and detained some students as they attempted to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

03 Jan 2020

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.

My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

30 Dec 2019

My hero: Abhishek congratulates Amitabh for Dadasaheb Phalke award

On Sunday, actor Abhishek Bachchan took to his Instagram to pen a heartfelt note for father and veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan after the latter was conferred with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

18 Nov 2019

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn in as 47th CJI

On Monday, Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India.

By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

12 Sep 2019

By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

By the time we celebrate our 75th Independence Day in 2022, India may have a new Parliament or a refurbished one, at least.

New Governors in five states; TN BJP-chief named Telangana Governor

01 Sep 2019

New Governors in five states; TN BJP-chief named Telangana Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center on Sunday announced the appointment of new Governors for five states, including Telangana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh.

Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?

09 Aug 2019

Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?

Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

20 Jul 2019

Six states get new Governors; Anandiben Patel appointed UP Governor

In a major reshuffle, the Center has announced the appointment of new Governors in six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland, and Tripura, on Saturday.

Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

01 Jun 2019

Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

Newly-appointed External Affairs Minister, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in his first tweet after taking charge, said that he was "proud to follow on the footsteps" of senior BJP leader and his predecessor Sushma Swaraj.

Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut

31 May 2019

Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Cabinet of ministers took oath at the bedecked Rashtrapati Bhavan.

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

31 May 2019

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister: Details here

30 May 2019

Narendra Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister: Details here

BJP leader Narendra Modi took oath as 15th Prime Minister of India on Thursday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

30 May 2019

Why is 'Dal Raisina' highlight of today's ceremony? Chef tells

The entire world has its eyes set on Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. But a dish, which will be the highlight of the menu, has sort of stolen Modi's thunder.

These Bollywood stars will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

30 May 2019

These Bollywood stars will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi would be taking oath for his second term as PM on Thursday evening.

Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Here's everything you need to know

30 May 2019

Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Here's everything you need to know

Narendra Modi, who will take oath as Prime Minister on Thursday evening, started his day by remembering the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and late PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Arun Jaitley asks Modi to not include him in Cabinet

29 May 2019

Arun Jaitley asks Modi to not include him in Cabinet

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who handled Finance Ministry for years, has asked Narendra Modi to excuse him from the new government, claimed reports.

Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?

29 May 2019

Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?

Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30, exactly a week after he led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a spectacular win in Lok Sabha polls.

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

28 May 2019

WB CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's oath-taking ceremony

Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief and West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, has reportedly agreed to attend PM Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 30 May.

Two veterans deny signing letter to President about Army's misuse

12 Apr 2019

Two veterans deny signing letter to President about Army's misuse

On Friday, a letter signed by over 150 Army veterans and addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind surfaced on social media.

President Kovind confers Padma awards to 56 inspiring personalities

11 Mar 2019

President Kovind confers Padma awards to 56 inspiring personalities

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred Padma awards to 56 personalities on Monday at Rashtrapati Bhavan in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.

PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Argentine President Mauricio Macri

18 Feb 2019

PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Argentine President Mauricio Macri

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Argentine President Mauricio Macri held bilateral talks at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi as part of the latter's ongoing three-day visit to India which began on February 17.

Arun Jaitley indisposed; Piyush Goyal made temporary Finance Minister

23 Jan 2019

Arun Jaitley indisposed; Piyush Goyal made temporary Finance Minister

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has been temporarily given the charge of Arun Jaitley's portfolios of Finance and Corporate Affairs in view of the latter's indisposition, according to a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

'Manikarnika': Kangana warns Karni Sena, says "I will destroy them"

18 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika': Kangana warns Karni Sena, says "I will destroy them"

It seems Kangana Ranaut has a knack of hitting the headlines with her fierce statements.

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

19 Dec 2018

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.

How much do rooms at Umaid Bhawan, Priyanka-Nick's wedding-venue, cost?

18 Nov 2018

How much do rooms at Umaid Bhawan, Priyanka-Nick's wedding-venue, cost?

In a classic case of East meets West, Priyanka Chopra is all set to marry Nick Jonas, her fiance of a few months.

President Kovind greets citizens on Dussehra, emphasizes women empowerment

18 Oct 2018

President Kovind greets citizens on Dussehra, emphasizes women empowerment

President Ram Nath Kovind today greeted the people on the occasion of Durga Puja and Dussehra, exhorting them to work for women empowerment.

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

21 Sep 2018

Kohli with 'zero' points gets Khel Ratna, but Punia rejected

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.

Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister, after 3-month break

23 Aug 2018

Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister, after 3-month break

After a three-month-long hiatus following a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Arun Jaitley is finally ready to to take up the reins as the Finance and Corporate Affairs minister again.

President Kovind to watch special-screening of 'The President's Bodyguard' documentary

12 Aug 2018

President Kovind to watch special-screening of 'The President's Bodyguard' documentary

President Ram Nath Kovind will watch a special screening of National Geographic's "The President's Bodyguard" documentary at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.