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KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

18 Jan 2020

Lok Sabha

'Dynast' Rahul can't defeat 'self-made' Modi: Ramachandra Guha's sharp remark

Historian Ramachandra Guha has joined the long list of critics of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, going as far as saying that Kerala's Wayanad committed a disaster by electing him.

17 Jan 2020


Budget 2020: What to expect? When will it be presented?

With the economy in crisis, all eyes are on the upcoming Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

16 Jan 2020

Subramanian Swamy

Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

Subramanian Swamy is a BJP member but rarely has he minced his words when it comes to criticizing the economic policies of the current regime.

14 Jan 2020

Donald Trump

Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized

A logistics and security team from Washington is expected to arrive in New Delhi this week to figure out modalities of US President Donald Trump's probable visit to India.

14 Jan 2020


India needs CAA, but Modi's politics failed us

Till December 13, Citizenship Amendment Bill was the single most important cultural reform Narendra Modi-led Centre brought. It still is, India should certainly shelter the persecuted minorities. Generations will thank Modi for that.

13 Jan 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Amid anger against CAA, Adityanath sends refugees' list to Centre

While some states are protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) with all their might, Uttar Pradesh has started implementing it.

12 Jan 2020


CAA to give citizenship, not snatch it: Modi in Kolkata

Amid widespread protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday repeated himself saying that CAA is not about snatching anyone's citizenship.

11 Jan 2020

West Bengal

Told PM to withdraw CAA: Mamata Banerjee after meeting Modi

Since the Citizenship Amendment Act was passed last month, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has emerged as one of the most vocal critics of the "unconstitutional" law.

10 Jan 2020

Amit Shah

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) comes into effect, Centre issues notification

Amid widespread protest across the nation, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into effect on Friday, January 10, an official notification from the Home Ministry said.

08 Jan 2020


Amid anger against CAA, Modi to skip event in Guwahati

The Northeast is burning since Centre got the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) passed in the Parliament. It became an act after President's assent on Decemeber 13.

07 Jan 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

Income Tax relief for middle class likely in Budget 2020

With the announcement of the Union Budget 2020 less than a month away, the Ministry of Finance is apparently looking into providing income tax relief to the middle class.

31 Dec 2019

Indian Army

First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy

The 27th Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is all set to take office as India's first Chief of Defense Staff, and quite naturally the expectations from him are high.

30 Dec 2019

Bipin Rawat

Bipin Rawat named India's first Chief of Defense Staff: Reports

General Bipin Rawat, who will retire as Army Chief on December 31 (tomorrow), was on Monday announced as the first Chief of Defense Staff, according to India Today.

30 Dec 2019


#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.

28 Dec 2019

Arun Jaitley

Jaitley: Remembering the man (behind the politician) on his birth-anniversary

Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley would have turned 67 today.

28 Dec 2019


CAA cut-off 2014 because Modi became PM: Assam Finance Minister

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) continue to rage across the nation, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addressed a rally over the contentious legislation in Morigaon district.

27 Dec 2019


All you need to know about detention centers in India

Since the Citizenship Act was recently amended, there has been a lot of talk about the National Register of Citizens and detention centers expected to confine those declared foreigners under the NRC exercise.

26 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

Tukde-tukde gang should be taught a lesson, says Amit Shah

Last Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the bugle for BJP's campaign for Delhi elections with his speech at Ramlila ground. And today Union Home Minister Amit Shah hopped on the bandwagon.

25 Dec 2019


President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes on Vajpayee's birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to India's former PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on his 95th birth anniversary.

24 Dec 2019


India to get first Chief of Defense Staff: Details here

In what qualifies as a historic move, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved the position of Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement in his Independence Day speech.

24 Dec 2019


NPR green-lit by Modi Cabinet; Rs. 3,941 cr budget approved

As nationwide protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) continue, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday green-lit the National Population Register (NPR).

24 Dec 2019


India in middle of significant economic slowdown, must act: IMF

That India is going through one of its worst economic slowdowns is not news anymore. And keeping the same crisis in mind, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the Indian government to take action.

23 Dec 2019

Amit Shah

Dissecting Modi's recent speech: The many lies he peddled

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ahead of Delhi Assembly polls next year.

22 Dec 2019

Delhi Elections

'Challenge people to find discrimination in my policies': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 'Aabhar Rally' at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.

22 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

Amid protests, Modi to launch BJP's election campaign in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's election campaign for the assembly elections next year.

20 Dec 2019


CAA protesters attack cops in Ahmedabad, seven youths save them

Currently, those who are protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act are seeing police personnel as villains. Across India, cops, tasked with maintaining law and order, are being targeted.

16 Dec 2019


Violence not an answer: Modi on protests against Citizenship Act

Amid nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people should not believe rumors and work towards maintaining peace and harmony.

15 Dec 2019


Amit Shah to discuss Citizenship Act with Meghalaya; hints changes

After the Citizenship (Amendment) Act stirred havoc in the Northeast, Home Minister Amit Shah has hinted that some changes to the legislation may be in order.

14 Dec 2019

Sonia Gandhi

'Bharat Bachao' rally: Rahul, Priyanka, Sonia tear into BJP

Waking up from its slumber, Congress did something on Saturday to show the country's opposition is not dead after all.

14 Dec 2019


PM Modi shares stage with sexual assault accused. Hail hypocrisy!

In the Parliament yesterday, BJP leaders created an uproar, asking former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to apologize for his 'Rape in India' remark.

13 Dec 2019


'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

The Parliament witnessed a huge uproar on Friday with BJP's representatives tearing into Rahul Gandhi for his remarks about rapes.

13 Dec 2019


Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deferred his three-day visit to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday.

12 Dec 2019


Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.

12 Dec 2019

Pakistan News

Delhi: Hindu refugee family, hoping for citizenship, names daughter 'Nagrikta'

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has given a sense of relief to minorities, who had to flee Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, due to persecution.

11 Dec 2019


Gujarat riots: Nanavati-Mehta Commission gives clean chit to Modi government

The Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government has been given a clean chit in the 2002 Gujarat riots by the Justice Nanavati-Mehta Commission.

10 Dec 2019


#ThisHappened: Twitter highlights 2019's most tweeted about hashtags in India

As the year is about to end, Twitter has started the celebrations, taking a look back at what happened over the last 12 months, how some of the most important conversations took shape in India.

10 Dec 2019


Make in India to Rape in India: Congress slams PM

The flurry of rape cases in India and the stoic silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi resonated in the Parliament on Tuesday, with Congress seeking answers.

09 Dec 2019


Will create invisible Hindu-Muslim partition: Sena attacks Citizenship Bill

According to Shiv Sena, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will create an "invisible partition" between Hindus and Muslims in the country.

09 Dec 2019

Shashi Tharoor

Amit Shah to table Citizenship (Amendment) Bill today: Details here

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will table the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday.