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21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#NoConfidenceMotion: PM assures development, welfare of people of Andhra Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the people of Andhra Pradesh that they will not be left behind and the government will ensure their welfare and development.

05 Jul 2018


Man wants to be declared Vajpayee's son, approaches Supreme Court

A man from Hardoi has moved Supreme Court demanding to be declared the foster son of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

29 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi visits Vajpayee at AIIMS for the third time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited his ailing predecessor Atal Bihari Vajpayee for 15-minutes, who is undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

25 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Rashtriya 'Shia' Samaj vows to support Modi in Lok-Sabha elections

Shia community under the banner of RSS (Rashtriya Shia Samaj) has decided to support Narendra Modi as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

17 Jun 2018

West Bengal

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand - Mamata Banerjee, Nitish Kumar, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das, yesterday visited the AIIMS, New Delhi where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, is undergoing treatment.

13 Jun 2018


Vajpayee recovering well, will be discharged in few days: AIIMS

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi Monday, has shown significant improvement, the hospital confirmed.

13 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Vajpayee better, hopeful of full-recovery in few days: AIIMS Director

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee has shown significant improvement in the last 48 hours and doctors are hopeful of his full recovery in the next few days, AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria said.

12 Jun 2018


Atal Bihari Vajpayee suffering from UTI, is stable: AIIMS

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi yesterday, has been "diagnosed with a urinary tract infection," the hospital said in a late night statement.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for "routine check-up"

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was today admitted to AIIMS in Delhi, for what doctors called "routine check-up and investigations."

26 May 2018

Uddhav Thackeray

Balasaheb tolerated BJP's misdeeds, I won't, we've had enough: Uddhav

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said his father, Bal Thackeray, tolerated BJP's "misdeeds", but they've had enough of it and he would not tolerate it.

18 May 2018


Not a narcissistic person, lead a simple life: John Abraham

Actor John Abraham, who started off as a model before venturing into the Hindi film industry, says he is a middle-class person and believes in leading a simple and frugal life.

Unfavorable wind direction delayed Pokhran test in 1998: DRDO scientist

Pokhran nuclear test was delayed by over six hours on May 11, 1998, due to unfavorable wind direction.

11 May 2018


Do you know why we celebrate National Technology Day today?

In 1998, India's success of Operation Shakti by testing nuclear missiles, set alarm bells ringing in the United States, while rest of the world witnessed the might of Indian technology.

10 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Ahead of Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra, J&K parties call for ceasefire

An all-party meet in Srinagar on Wednesday urged the Centre to announce a unilateral ceasefire, ahead of Ramzan and Amarnath Yatra, which would begin in a few days.

06 May 2018


Pakistan Army realizes military-ties with India is way to peace

The Pakistani military leadership led by Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is reaching out to India because it has realized that the way to peace and prosperity is through military cooperation with New Delhi, a Pakistani analyst said in a British think-tank commentary.

04 May 2018

Red Fort

Get over it, 'Adopt a heritage' scheme actually makes sense

Government's 'Adopt a Heritage' (AaH) project stirred the Internet after Dalmia group signed an MoU to adopt the Red Fort.

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.

06 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

7 reasons why BJP's lotus has bloomed in full swing

On this day in 1980, two young leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani took the bold decision of forming the BJP by dismantling Jan Sangh. As its first party president, Vajpayee gave the party's clarion call "Andhera Chhatega, Suraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega."

04 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

No other govt honored Ambedkar like we did: PM Modi

Hitting out at political parties for politicizing the legacy of BR Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said no regime had honored the Dalit icon like his government had.

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.

07 Feb 2018


Modi to Opposition in LS: Stop drama in Parliament

The Motion of Thanks to the President's address has been witnessing immense drama.

08 Jan 2018


Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee to lose official accommodation?

Former-presidents Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee as well as former-PMs Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh may soon have to vacate their official residences in Delhi.

25 Dec 2017


Chronicling Atal Bihari Vajpayee's journey on his 93rd birthday!

An orator-par-excellence, darling politician, spirited statesman and BJP's tallest leader are adjectives that describe former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

22 Dec 2017


#DefenseDiaries: IAF issues proposal for 83 advanced Tejas Mk-1A warplanes

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 83 upgraded Tejas Mk-1A light combat aircraft (LCA) worth nearly Rs. 60,000 crore.

23 Nov 2017

Times of India

A sneak-peek inside Tera Vas, Gurmeet Ram Rahim's bulletproof house

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan was a superstar and he lived like one.

05 Nov 2017

Narendra Modi

Congress like termites, have to remove it from roots: Modi

PM Narendra Modi yesterday blamed senior Congress leaders for "running away" from Himachal Pradesh ahead of elections.

04 Oct 2017

World Bank

After Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie lambastes the government's economic policies

Former minister of Disinvestment, Communication and Information Technology in AB Vajpayee's government and senior BJP leader Arun Shourie has joined the band of leaders from within the party criticizing the government's policies.

28 Sep 2017


Atal Bihari Vajpayee not on voters' list for Lucknow civic-polls

Ahead of the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name has been struck off the Lucknow Municipal Corporation's voter list.

The dark secrets of spiritual guru Ram Rahim Singh

Guru Ram Rahim Singh, head of Dera Sacha Sauda, claims to have five crore followers globally. Devotion to him and the sect runs deep among them.

20 Aug 2017


Repay loans or lose ownership: Jaitley tells companies

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has warned companies against defaulting on loans, asking them either to pay up or possibly lose ownership.

23 Jun 2017


Air India story: the airline that was destined to crash

Rumors are afloat that the Tata Group is interested in buying the white elephant of the Indian government, Air India.

12 May 2017


Assam to take forward Modi's 'Act East Policy'

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that his administration would set up an 'Act East' department to combine and take ahead the Centre's Act East Policy.

01 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

PDP-BJP alliance: Rift widens over resolution of Kashmir issue

The alliance between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and BJP in Kashmir has hit an all time low after the centre clarified it would not negotiate with Kashmiri separatists.

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha approves GST: Moves one step closer to implementation

The four GST Bills were approved in the Lok Sabha bringing GST one step closer to a roll out on July 1st. "We seem to be on time... (we are) reasonably optimistic about meeting the deadline", said Arun Jaitley.

25 Mar 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Leh & Ladakh: Tunnels to improve connectivity to Chinese frontiers

Even as the strategic Rohtang tunnel is running two years behind schedule, the Defence Ministry decided to construct four more tunnels to improve all-weather connectivity to treacherous roads connecting Chinese frontiers and Leh and Ladakh.

26 Dec 2016


All the hustle and bustle from Mumbai

Ahead of the election season, Maharshtra's politics is on its way to see some break-ups and some new alliances.

25 Dec 2016


PM wishes India 'Merry Christmas' and 'Happy New Year'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the Indian countrymen a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in the 27th edition of the Mann Ki Baat.

Kashmiri youth bringing in a mobile-revolution

Mobile television, although very popular in other parts of the country, has recently made an impressive foray into Kashmir.

07 Nov 2016

Kirit Somaiya

Ex-Union Minister, Jaywantiben Mehta passes away

In the early hours of today, Former Union Minister of State and ex-BJP leader Jaywantiben Mehta passed away following a brief illness.

23 Aug 2016


Lack of data a hurdle in budget advancement plan

Senior officials have admitted that advancing the budget presentation could prove complicated due to the lack of revenue and expenditure data for budget preparations.

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