01 Feb 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman to present 'Budget like never before' shortly
At 11 am, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her third Union Budget. With the minister earlier declaring that this Budget "will be like never before," the expectations of a coronavirus-battered nation are already high.
07 Jun 2020
Danish Kaneria backs Sourav Ganguly for ICC president role
Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has backed Sourav Ganguly for the role of ICC chairman.
01 Jun 2020
All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.
22 May 2020
Sourav Ganguly emerges as front runner for ICC chairman post
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly appears as front runner in the race of ICC chairman post.
15 May 2020
Day 3: Nirmala Sitharaman announces stimulus for agriculture, allied activities
On the third day of addressing the press on the Rs. 20 lakh crore package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today focused on agriculture and allied activities.
14 May 2020
Migrant workers to get free-food for next two months: Sitharaman
Addressing media for the second straight day on the economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today's announcement revolves around migrant workers, small farmers, street vendors, etc.
13 May 2020
MSMEs to get Rs. 3 lakh crore collateral-free loan: Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media on Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help the economy, which is suffering due to coronavirus.
29 Feb 2020
'Goli maaro...' slogan raised at Rajiv Chowk station, six detained
The spiteful slogan — Desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro sa***n ko, has spilled beyond rallies and public meetings. This was proved today when a bunch of men raised the slogan at the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station, in the heart of Delhi.
27 Feb 2020
On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response
Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.
26 Feb 2020
Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders
Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
25 Feb 2020
Delhi is burning. Whose fault is it?
Finding faults in your nation is simple, it is patriotism that requires work. You don't pelt stones, because you don't like the government. You don't torch buses, because you don't support a law passed in the Parliament.
23 Feb 2020
Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari
The task of ending BJP's dry spell in Delhi was put on Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician under whose leadership the saffron party won corporation polls in 2017 and all seven Lok Sabha seats last year.
13 Feb 2020
Statements like "Goli Maaro" shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah
Former BJP President and the number 2 in government, Amit Shah, has analyzed the poll debacle and blamed provocative statements by the leaders of his party for the same.
07 Feb 2020
High-pitched campaign for Delhi Elections ends. It's voters' turn now!
Noisy loudspeakers, shouty pamphlets, and divisive statements by politicians took over Delhi in the last couple of weeks, but all of that has now come to an end.
03 Feb 2020
Ballot over bullet: After inciting violence, Anurag Thakur softens stand
Not long ago, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said that traitors of the country must be shot at, without listing out "who fits in the category".
03 Feb 2020
'Goli maarna band karo': Opposition disrupts Anurag Thakur's speech
Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State (Finance), met with resistance in the Lok Sabha today as he stood to speak about pressing matters affecting the country.
30 Jan 2020
'Surgical strike' in Shaheen Bagh on Feb 11: BJP leader
In an explosive statement, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh on Thursday said the city's Shaheen Bagh locality will witness a "surgical strike" on February 11.
29 Jan 2020
Courtesy EC, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma removed as BJP's star-campaigners
Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Singh Verma, have been removed as star-campaigners on the order of Election Commission for giving controversial speeches.
29 Jan 2020
Why aren't protesters at Shaheen Bagh 'dying', wonders BJP leader
The Bharatiya Janata Party's unhealthy obsession with the ongoing protest in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh was reflected again on Tuesday when the chief of party's West Bengal unit, Dilip Ghosh, wondered why agitating "women and children weren't dying".
28 Jan 2020
They will rape sisters/daughters: BJP MP on Shaheen Bagh protestors
With election season reaching its peak in Delhi, controversial statements have become the order of the day.
28 Jan 2020
Anurag Thakur's 'Goli Maaro...' chant invites trouble, he remains defiant
Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.
18 Jan 2020
SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K
Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.
16 Oct 2019
Will Sourav Ganguly join BJP? Former Indian captain addresses rumors
Sourav Ganguly, the former captain of the Indian cricket team, has many records to his name. And earlier this week, he started his new innings when he was elected as the chief of BCCI, the top cricket administrative body in the country.
14 Oct 2019
Sourav Ganguly set to become the BCCI President: Details here
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, in all likelihood, is set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
23 Sep 2019
Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump
A thirteen-year-old boy is now making headlines after clicking, what the netizens have dubbed, the 'most powerful selfie.'
06 Sep 2019
Amid economic slowdown, Anurag Thakur faces embarrassment at auto event
On Friday, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur addressed the slowdown in the auto industry at the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) annual summit in New Delhi.
15 Aug 2019
Can Vikram Rathour become India's new batting coach?
The head coach of Team India is all set to be decided on Friday.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP leader to be cremated with full state honors
A prolific leader, a brilliant orator, and one of the most-loved politicians of India, Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night. She was 67.
22 Jul 2019
Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker
Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".
13 Jul 2019
Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal
Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.
10 Jul 2019
Now, get an e-PAN within 10 minutes: Here's how
In a bid to make it easier and faster to get new Permanent Account Number (PAN) card, the Income Tax department has come up with a plan, under which e-PAN (electronic PAN) cards shall be allotted to applicants instantly, ie. within 10 minutes.
25 Feb 2019
Parliamentary Committee gives Jack Dorsey 10 days to answer questions
On Monday, the Parliamentary Committee on IT met with Twitter's Global Vice President of Public Policy Colin Crowell in lieu of CEO Jack Dorsey.
22 Feb 2019
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will not appear before parliamentary panel
Despite the Indian government summoning Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT on February 25, Twitter has said that Dorsey will not attend the hearing.
13 Feb 2019
Is Twitter really biased against right-wing? Let's dig deep
Come election season and lines have been clearly drawn on social media. Before parties send their cadres on streets, millions are doing the same job on Twitter.
11 Feb 2019
Twitter CEO told to appear before Parliamentary Panel
Days after it was reported that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had refused to appear for a hearing before India's Parliamentary Committee on IT, panel head Anurag Thakur has said that he has again been summoned for a hearing on February 25.
09 Feb 2019
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey refuses to appear for Parliamentary hearing
Reportedly, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other top Twitter officials have refused to appear before a Parliamentary Committee on IT that had earlier summoned them to discuss the issue of safeguarding citizens' rights on social media.
03 Apr 2018
Shahid Afridi laments "appalling and worrisome" situation in "India-occupied Kashmir"
Former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi today voiced his concerns about the "appalling and worrisome situation in India-occupied Kashmir," where Indian security forces have launched intense counter-terror operations.
18 Jan 2018
Patanjali Ayurved's exclusive store inaugurated at Delhi IGI Airport
Only a day after partnering with eight e-commerce platforms, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has opened an "exclusive store" at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal-2.
19 Dec 2017
Meet the millionaire Independent who defeated Anurag Thakur's father-in-law
One of the most prominent defeats in the Himachal elections was of BJP stalwart Gulab Singh Thakur, Anurag Thakur's father-in-law.
17 Dec 2017
#IndiaDecidesOn18: Himachal elections- Look out for these five fiery battles
Voters in Himachal have alternatively voted for Congress and BJP to keep the parties on their toes.