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16 Aug 2018

India

#ForeverOurHero: How Vajpayeeji made India a nuclear state

In an article, Shakti Sinha, who served as private secretary to late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 1996 to 1999 wrote, 'For Vajpayee, nuclear weapons security for India is an article of faith and not a slogan.'

16 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former PM and BJP-stalwart, passes away

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee died today after being admitted at AIIMS for nearly nine weeks.

07 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu

Karunanidhi: 5 facts about Kalaignar, the sun of DMK

DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital, sending his sea of followers across the country in deep mourning.

30 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Kejriwal tears LG-backed report,says CCTV project will proceed as planned

Delhi's Indira Gandhi indoor stadium saw some dramatic moments yesterday as CM Arvind Kejriwal, accompanied by his entire Cabinet, tore up a report on CCTVs by an LG-constituted committee.

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history

The no-confidence motion moved against the Narendra Modi-led government, taken up in the Lok Sabha today, is the 27th in the history of the House and the first in 15 years.

20 Jul 2018

India

No-confidence motion against Modi: The whats, hows and whys

The ruling BJP will face a no-confidence motion in the Parliament today, the first in 15 years.

20 Jul 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Congress didn't pay Rs. 35/month rent, asked to vacate Allahabad-office

The grand old party, the Congress may be looking to regain its lost lustre in national politics but it stands to lose its iconic office in Allahabad.

09 Jul 2018

Mumbai

Wondering why everyone's raving about Sacred Games? Here's a cheat-sheet

It's highly impossible for you to not stumble upon a post about 'Sacred Games'. And if you don't know what 'Sacred Games' is, you really need to change that.

Modi attacks Congress over Impeachment motion against CJI

In a first-ever attack on Congress over Impeachment motion against CJI, PM Modi today said that it was their way to intimidate judiciary.

26 Jun 2018

India

#1975Emergency: Modi slams Congress, says 'Emergency' imposed for selfish interests

Slamming Congress and the Gandhi family on the 43rd anniversary of the imposition of Emergency, PM Narendra Modi today said India was "turned into a jail for the selfish personal interests" of that family.

26 Jun 2018

India

Emergency@43: BJP remembers those 'Dark Days'

BJP is today observing "Black Day" to mark 43rd anniversary of the Emergency, imposed on June 25, 1975 by the then PM, Indira Gandhi.

No probe will be ordered into 'exchange-of-currency' in Ahmedabad-bank: Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha yesterday said the government wouldn't order any probe into reports of exchange of currency notes worth Rs. 745.58cr at Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank within five days of the announcement of demonetization on November 8, 2016.

08 Jun 2018

Telangana

Telangana: KCR plans Rs. 66 crore iftar, activists approach court

An iftar party hosted by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao today evening has led activists approaching the High Court.

14 May 2018

Narendra Modi

No plans to become PM, Modi will continue: Nitin Gadkari

In an interview to HT, Union Minister and former BJP President Nitin Gadkari has ruled out his becoming the PM if the party wins in 2019.

23 Apr 2018

India

Congress's 'Save the Constitution' campaign is farce: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah today mocked the Congress's "Save the Constitution" campaign, launched by its Chief Rahul Gandhi, as a "farce" and a "saving dynasty" drive.

09 Apr 2018

Delhi High Court

Nehru's wedding venue, Haksar Haveli, is now a garbage dump

All the Nehru-Gandhi family homes are well-known: 1, Safdarjung Road, Teen Murti House (Nehru Museum) and even Anand Bhawan (Allahabad).

09 Apr 2018

Karnataka

Karnataka polls: 'Common-Man' Rahul Gandhi takes the Bengaluru-metro, eats kulfi

Pulling out all stops to make his presence felt ahead of the Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday went from hopping into a crowded metro in Bengaluru to obliging commuters with selfies to having kulfi at a roadside ice-cream vendor after a restaurant lunch.

06 Apr 2018

India

EC: Stop Netas from contesting from more than one seat

Regarding an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, the Election Commission (EC) of India has asked that candidates should be barred from contesting from more than one constituency.

15 Mar 2018

Shiv Sena

5 actors who will portray politicians this year

The Indian entertainment industry has often refrained from making films and shows on the lives of politicians in order to avoid controversies.

09 Mar 2018

India

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.

08 Mar 2018

India

Women's Day: Let's look at India's powerful women politicians

Though women in India are worshipped, the political-class has never been keen on sharing power with women.

08 Mar 2018

India

International Women's Day: A look at some of Indian 'Sheroes'

Even today, few Indian woman are emancipated, educated, independent and doing what they want. But they wish to, and that's a big leap forward.

05 Mar 2018

Karnataka

BJP MP Kateel calls Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah a terrorist

Accusing Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah of supporting the alleged killing of Hindu activists in the state by staying mum, the state BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel called him a "terrorist."

22 Feb 2018

Twitter

Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter

Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.

10 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee to Hardik Patel: Join Trinamool Congress

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee recently met Hardik Patel, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti's convener, at the State Secretariat and urged him to join Trinamool Congress.

02 Feb 2018

India

Remembering Khushwant Singh on his 103rd birth anniversary

How does one eulogize a writer who penned his own obituary and epitaph in his prime?

31 Jan 2018

India

#DecodingBudget: Before the D-day, 7 interesting facts about the budget

The day is finally here. NDA government will present its last full-fledged budget on 1st Feb.

27 Jan 2018

Karnataka

Karnataka CM launches mobile Indira canteens in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently flagged off 24 mobile Indira Canteens. The canteens were launched to make the state hunger-free by serving food to the poor at subsidized rates.

11 Jan 2018

India

Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi in her next film

Vidya Balan is reportedly gearing up for her next big film. It will be a biopic on India's first woman Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe

Even after three decades, justice has still not been served in the 1984 Sikh riots. It was one of the largest persecutions of Sikhs, who were massacred in retribution for PM Indira Gandhi's assassination by her Sikh bodyguards.

03 Jan 2018

India

AAP's Kumar Vishwas sulks after being denied RS nomination

In an expected move, AAP's Kumar Vishwas lashed out at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after being denied Rajya Sabha nomination.

25 Dec 2017

India

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.

23 Dec 2017

India

Congress continues "soft Hindutva" charade: Rahul visits Somnath temple again

Congress president Rahul Gandhi's temple run ahead of the Gujarat polls might have worked. Congress swept 77 seats, its highest tally since the 1980s.

21 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

#DefenseDiaries: The men who keep PM Modi safe

Whenever PM Narendra Modi speaks publicly, all our eyes and ears are firmly towards him.

16 Dec 2017

India

#DefenseDiaries: On this day, India won its greatest military victory

Every year, India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate nation's greatest military victory.

11 Dec 2017

India

Former president Pranab Mukherjee turns 82 today!

The consummate politician, Pranab Mukherjee has famously been described as Congress's quintessential Man Friday. Ironically, he was rewarded with the President's post but was not trusted enough to be made PM.

08 Dec 2017

India

Gujarat polls: Congress dissenter Shehzad Poonawalla to start anti-Rahul campaign

As BJP aims to win 150 seats in the upcoming Gujarat polls, they seem to be getting help from unknown quarters. Interestingly, the latest to join the BJP, albeit not openly, is Congressman and Rahul Gandhi's critic, Shehzad Poonawalla.

29 Nov 2017

India

PM Modi: Congress gave hand-pump model, BJP delivered Narmada model

Ahead of the upcoming Gujarat elections, PM Narendra Modi will address four rallies. He began with an election rally in Morbi. These will be followed by rallies in Prachi (Somnath), Palitana (Bhavnagar) and Navsari (south Gujarat).

18 Nov 2017

India

Nirmala Sitharaman: No sir, memsaab, madam, call me Raksha Mantri

India's army officials were confused: How do you address the country's first woman defense minister?