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18 Jul 2022

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Presidential poll: Yashwant Sinha calls out 'horse-trading' as MLAs crossvote

Polling for the election of India's 15th president is currently underway at the Parliament and state assemblies.

18 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Sanitation worker sacked after Modi, Yogi's photos found in trash

A sanitation worker in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was sacked from his job after he was found carrying discarded images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in his garbage cart, on Sunday.

18 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Monsoon Session begins today: PM urges MPs for fruitful session

The Monsoon Session of Parliament began on Monday.

17 Jul 2022


India's COVID-19 vaccination campaign crosses milestone of 2 billion doses

India on Sunday crossed the milestone of administering two billion COVID-19 vaccine doses.

16 Jul 2022


Teesta Setalvad, Ahmed Patel tried to topple Gujarat government: Police

The Gujarat Police has alleged that activist Teesta Setalvad was part of a "larger conspiracy" to depose the BJP administration in Gujarat during the 2002 riots at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

16 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh

PM Modi opens 296km-long Bundelkhand Expressway: Details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 296-kilometer-long Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district on Saturday.

15 Jul 2022

Joe Biden

US House approves India-specific waiver over Russian missile deal

The US House of Representatives approved the legislation that recommended an India-specific waiver under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), on Thursday.

14 Jul 2022

Dalai Lama

Not seeking Tibet's independence but autonomy from China: Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, said on Thursday that Chinese people are coming to understand that he is not seeking "independence," but rather genuine autonomy and the preservation of Tibetan Buddhist culture.

14 Jul 2022

Bihar Police

Bihar: Police busts terror module plotting to target PM Modi

The Bihar Police on Wednesday busted a potential terror module with some links to the extremist outfit Popular Front of India (PFI).

Row over 'aggressive' national emblem: Centre slams 'experts' over criticism

The Centre has defended the depiction of the national emblem cast atop the new Parliament building on Tuesday following opposition parties' criticism of its alleged "aggressive" makeover.

09 Jul 2022


Shinzo Abe's killer initially wanted to attack somebody else: Report

Tetsuya Yamagami, the killer of Shinzo Abe, had no intention of attacking the former Japanese prime minister, according to Kyodo News, which cited police sources.

08 Jul 2022


India declares one-day national mourning for ex-Japan PM Shinzo Abe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday declared a day of national mourning on Saturday (July 9) as a mark of respect for former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who died after being shot on Friday.

06 Jul 2022

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi resigns as minister amid Vice President speculations

Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has tendered his resignation as the Union Minister of Minority Affairs amid speculations that he may run for Vice President of India.

05 Jul 2022


Why is BJP reaching out to Pasmanda Muslims? Who're they?

At the recently concluded Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive conclave in Hyderabad, PM Narendra Modi made a special mention of Pasmanda Muslims and emphasized the need for their social empowerment.

04 Jul 2022

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: Schoolchildren among 16 dead as bus falls into gorge

At least 16 passengers, including school children, died on Monday after a bus plummeted down a gorge in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, NDTV reported.

Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar sent to 14-day judicial custody

Activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP RB Sreekumar were sent to 14-day judicial custody by a magisterial court following the end of their police remand on Saturday.

30 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Eknath Shinde takes oath as Maharashtra CM, Fadnavis his deputy

Eknath Shinde on Thursday took oath as the Maharashtra chief minister, beginning his first term with a ceremony at which BJP leader and former CM Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as his deputy.

29 Jun 2022


Udaipur murder: Won't allow 'Talibanization mindset,' says Ajmer Dargah chief

Ajmer Dargah Deewan Zainul Abedin Ali Khan has condemned the killing of a tailor in Udaipur and declared that Muslims in India will never allow the Talibanization of the nation.

28 Jun 2022


Udaipur shocker: Man beheaded allegedly for supporting Nupur Sharma

In a gruesome incident, a man was beheaded on Tuesday in the Maldas Street area of Rajasthan's Udaipur, days after he allegedly supported former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma's remarks in a social media post.

Germany: Energy, climate change top PM Modi's G7 summit agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Munich, Germany early on Sunday morning to attend the G7 summit.

Gujarat riots: Meet Teesta Setalvad, the co-petitioner against PM Modi

Teesta Setalvad—a Mumbai-based journalist and activist is the secretary and founding trustee of the non-profit organization Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)—which was founded after the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Modiji endured silently for 19 years: Shah on SC decision

Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Supreme Court's decision in the 2002 Gujarat riots, which rejected a request for an investigation into a "larger conspiracy."

24 Jun 2022


Draupadi Murmu files presidential poll nomination in presence of Modi

Draupadi Murmu, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate, filed her nomination for the presidential elections on Friday. PC Mody, the Returning Officer, received her nomination.

SC dismisses petition against clean chit to Modi in riots

A plea challenging the Special Investigation Team (SIT)'s clean chit to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others during the 2002 riots was dismissed by the Supreme Court on Friday.

23 Jun 2022

BR Ambedkar

Bengaluru road asphalted ahead of PM's visit caves in

A road in Bengaluru, spruced up ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on Monday, caved in a day later after a spell of overnight rain.

22 Jun 2022


PM Modi to visit Germany, UAE next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-day visit to Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) beginning Sunday.

21 Jun 2022

JEE Mains

JEE Main 2022 Session-1: Candidates request entrance exam be postponed

Candidates taking the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2022 Session-1 are requesting the National Testing Agency (NTA) to postpone the exam scheduled to begin on Thursday amid the ongoing nationwide protests against the Centre's defense recruitment scheme, Agnipath.

Agnipath scheme: Hear us before making decision, Centre tells SC

The central government has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court, saying the apex court "must hear its side" before making any decision on the petitions filed against its Agnipath military recruitment scheme.

International Yoga Day 2022: PM Modi leads celebrations at Mysuru

"Yoga is not a part of life, it is a way of life," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he kickstarted the celebrations of the eighth International Day of Yoga on the magnificent Mysuru Palace premises in Karnataka on Tuesday.

21 Jun 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

'The Kashmir Files': Looking at blockbuster's OTT release, successful run

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files was released on March 11 and set the worldwide box office ablaze soon after.

20 Jun 2022

Indian Army

Military reforms will bring change: PM Modi on Agnipath scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stated that while many policies and changes may appear unpalatable, the entire country would reap the advantages in the future.

19 Jun 2022


Meet Abbas bhai, who Modi mentioned as friend in blog

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mentioned his childhood buddy "Abbas bhai" in a blog post commemorating his mother's 100th birthday.

17 Jun 2022


#ModiJideferNEETUG: Why are medical aspirants making NEET-UG postponement hashtag trend?

As the National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the dates for the 2022 NEET-UG (scheduled for 17 July), aspirants from across the nation flooded Twitter with requests to delay the exam.

15 Jun 2022

5G Technology

5G in India: Launch soon as Cabinet approves spectrum auction

The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has finally authorized the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) 5G spectrum auction, which means that India will soon have 5G services.

14 Jun 2022

Prime Minister

Fill 10L vacancies in 1.5yrs: Modi to ministries, government departments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered all the ministries and governmental departments to recruit people on a "mission mode" to fill up 10 lakh vacancies over the next year and a half.

09 Jun 2022


Patidars-led movement seeks to rename Narendra Modi Stadium after Patel

A group, named Sardar Sanman Sankalp Andolan Samiti (SSSAS), Gujarat, has planned to take out a march from Bardoli to Motera from June 12, demanding to "restore" the name of Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad's Motera as Sardar Patel Stadium.

09 Jun 2022


Prophet remark: Iran foreign minister raises issue on India visit

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian raised the issue pertaining to controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammad made by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma during his India visit on Wednesday.

08 Jun 2022


Prophet remarks: Reasons why India can't ignore Gulf outrage

The ongoing controversy over former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma making insulting statements against Prophet Muhammad has provoked negative reactions from Gulf countries.

06 Jun 2022

Independence Day

PM Modi to inaugurate 'Iconic Week Celebrations' today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Iconic Week Celebrations" of the Ministries of Finance and Corporate Affairs in Delhi on Monday.

UP CM Adityanath lays stone of Ram Temple's main building

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the main building of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya amid Vedic chants.