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14 Nov 2017


Modi@ASEAN: India wishes to emerge as a global peacekeeper

PM Narendra Modi recently addressed the Indian diaspora in the Philippines on the sidelines fo the ongoing ASEAN summit

12 Nov 2017


PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines

Upon arriving in the Philippines as part of a tour which will see him attend the 15th ASEAN-India Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit, PM Narendra Modi met several foreign leaders informally.

03 Nov 2017


NTPC blast: Death toll rises to 30, many still critical

The death toll in the NTPC's Unchahar power plant explosion has risen to 30 even as about 100 injured workers continue undergoing treatment in various hospitals.

31 Oct 2017


Modi flags off "Run for Unity" on Patel's birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi flagged off the "Run for Unity" at Delhi's Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 142nd birth anniversary.

31 Oct 2017


Omar Abdullah: Autonomy has to be taken from Indian Constitution

National conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah toughened his party's stance about J&K's special status saying that constitution guarantees autonomy to J&K. So, if talking about that is "anti-national," he "wears the badge proudly."

28 Oct 2017

Venkaiah Naidu

RS disqualification: Sharad Yadav gets 10 days to provide defense

Vice-president and RS Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has reportedly given JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav 10 more days to offer his defense regarding the disqualification application filed by JD(U) floor leader Ram Singh, due to Yadav's defection.

15 Oct 2017


Rahul Gandhi soon to be Congress President: Bane or boon?

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will soon take over as party chief signifying that Congress' organizational polls, most probably on Oct 25, might finally witness the generational shift.

05 Oct 2017


Congress: Anyone can fight Rahul for Congress' president post

As Congress faces criticism over dynastic politics and for not allowing other people to stake claim to Congress' president post, its chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that leaders wishing to challenge Rahul Gandhi for the post are welcome to file nominations.

14 Sep 2017


1,222 NGOs asked to validate bank accounts or face action

The Home Ministry has asked 1,222 NGOs to validate their foreign funds' bank accounts. If they fail to do so, they will face penal action under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 2010.

12 Sep 2017


Rahul Gandhi's speech at University of California: Highlights

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was at the University of California, Berkeley, yesterday to address students on 'India at 70: Reflections on the Path Forward'.

10 Sep 2017


Celebrated lawyer Jethmalani retires after 70 years in service

The maverick lawyer who has astounded us with the cases he has taken up, Ram Jethmalani announced his decision to retire to the Bar Council of India. He will be stepping down on September 14.

05 Sep 2017


The challenges faced by India's new Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Of all surprises that Modi sprang at us during the cabinet reshuffle, appointing Nirmala Sitharaman defence minister was the biggest of them all.

04 Sep 2017


RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one

In the Narendra Modi-led government's recent cabinet rejig, Raj Kumar Singh, a former bureaucrat, has been appointed the minister of power, and new and renewable energy.

03 Sep 2017


Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers

In its third cabinet reshuffle, the Modi government has inducted nine new faces and promoted four Ministers of State to cabinet rank.

03 Sep 2017


Nirmala Sitharaman, India's second female defense minister, after Indira

The highlight of the Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle is Nirmala Sitharaman.

03 Sep 2017


Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.

31 Aug 2017

Mamata Banerjee

TMC: After nasbandi, Indira lost; after notebandi, BJP will lose

Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien called the BJP's demonetization drive a total disaster.

10 Aug 2017


Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

03 Aug 2017


Does the Lucknow Congress headquarters belong to the Congress?

Whom does the UP Congress headquarters in Lucknow belong to? Apparently, not the Congress.

02 Aug 2017


What are the roles and responsibilities of India's president?

India's presidency is different from those of other countries around the world.

27 Jul 2017


Pranab Mukherjee: Glimpses of an eventful life in politics

As India is investing tonnes of hope in its new President Ram Nath Kovind, Pranab Mukherjee said goodbye to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, concluding another eventful chapter in his political career.

26 Jul 2017


Amul Girl: One of the longest and cheapest ad campaigns

When the Women in Blue lost the World Cup, Indians showered praises on the players.

23 Jul 2017


Pranab Mukherjee thanks all Parliamentarians as he steps down

With Ram Nath Kovind set to take his post as the 14th President of India, today was Pranab Mukherjee's last day at office.

22 Jul 2017


Irani says 'thank you' to Rahul; Indira more-likely Hitler inspired

Replying to Rahul Gandhi's tweet where he likened PM Modi to Hitler, Union minister Smriti Irani said 'thank you'.

06 Jun 2017


Sikhs commemorate 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star

Sikhs around the world convened at the Golden Temple on Tuesday to mark the 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star.

16 May 2017


Not in the race to be 2019 PM: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that he wasn't an aspirant for the post of Prime Minister in 2019 elections.

11 May 2017


India upset as Canadian PM attends event with Bhindranwale's photo

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has ruffled the Indian government's feathers by attending a felicitation event where Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale's photos were on display.

19 Apr 2017


Arun Jaitley: 1984 Anti-Sikh riots were not 'Genocide'

Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reportedly conveyed to his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan that a resolution terming the 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide" was "unreal and exaggerated".

11 Apr 2017


Teesta deal: B'desh PM rejects Mamata Banerjee's proposal

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina rejected West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's proposal of leaving the Teesta and sharing other rives instead.

09 Apr 2017


Take Torsa water, leave Teesta: Mamata to Bangladesh

As the talks between PM Modi and Bangladesh PM Hasina took place in Hyderabad House, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee continued to stress on the need to look at other proposals of settlement.

08 Apr 2017


PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina sign multiple pacts

After bilateral talks, PM Modi and Sheikh Hasina signed 22 pacts for cooperation including a civil nuclear agreement, two memorandums of understanding on defence cooperation, and new rail and bus services between India and Bangladesh.

08 Apr 2017


Canadian state assembly passes motion calling 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide"

The Ontario Assembly became Canada's first state legislature to pass a motion describing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as "genocide."

07 Apr 2017


Sheikh Hasina's India visit: Expectations, key issues and more

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on Friday, to discuss important matters concerning India-Bangladesh bilateral relations. According to reports, both parties are set to enter into at least 40 agreements.

03 Apr 2017


Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 104th birth anniversary

On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 104.

03 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Allahabad High Court concludes 150th Anniversary celebrations

The Allahabad HC on Sunday concluded its year long 150th anniversary celebrations with a closing ceremony attended by those including PM Narendra Modi and CJI J.S. Khehar.

Media briefing policy: Supreme Court tasks Centre with preparing guidelines

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled, "the government should finalize the draft media guidelines to protect the rights of both the accused as well as the victims of crime".

27 Feb 2017


End of the road for Ritz?

Maruti Suzuki has halted domestic and international sales of the Ritz. Since being launched in 2009, it has sold over 400,000 units worldwide.

26 Feb 2017


Maruti Ignis riding high on retro looks and smart features

Maruti's retro-chic hatchback Ignis is garnering attention for bringing together high utility and good looks. Launched last month, the car is priced between Rs. 4.59 and 7.80 lakh.

22 Feb 2017


Indian doctor rescued after 18 months in Libya

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted on Tuesday night about the rescue of Dr. Ramamurthy Kosanam who was abducted in Libya 18 months ago.

13 Feb 2017


3 Indians died in UAE, Sushma Swaraj directs probe

The Indian mission in the United Arab Emirates has been directed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to follow up the investigation regarding the death of 3 Indians during a fire in a diesel tank.

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