12 Aug 2020
As Pranab Mukherjee remains critical, daughter Sharmistha makes a wish
Congress member Sharmistha Mukherjee, the daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee, put out a tweet on Wednesday suggesting that she has surrendered in front of Almighty, just as the 84-year-old continues to remain critical.
11 Aug 2020
Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.
24 Apr 2020
Taking victory lap was my greatest moment: Sachin Tendulkar
Lifting the prestigious silverware at Wankhede was undoubtedly the highest point of Sachin Tendulkar's career.
18 Feb 2020
Sachin's 2011 World Cup lap named best Laureus sporting moment
On April 2, 2011, Indian skipper MS Dhoni comprehensively owned the Wankhede crowd with his historic six which made India World Champions after 28 years.
08 Feb 2020
Delhi Elections: Congress' Alka Lamba slaps AAP worker
Congress leader Alka Lamba, who is contesting from Chandni Chowk constituency, lost cool on workers of her former party — the Aam Aadmi Party after comments were allegedly passed on her son.
26 Jan 2020
11 business personalities who won Padma awards this year
The Indian government on Saturday announced the names of this year's recipients of the Padma awards.
26 Jan 2020
Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls
Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.
15 Nov 2019
Shiv Sena says it doesn't oppose 5% reservation for Muslims
After splitting ways with BJP, Shiv Sena is now working day in and out to form a government with unlikely allies, NCP and Congress in Maharashtra, the state which is currently under President's Rule.
12 Nov 2019
Newly discovered spider species named after Sachin Tendulkar
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar may have retired six years earlier, however, he is constantly in the spotlight for various reasons.
18 Oct 2019
Manmohan Singh says Congress not against Savarkar, only 'Hindutva ideology'
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday criticized the Maharashtra BJP for proposing a Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, famously known as Veer Savarkar.
17 Oct 2019
A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand
When it comes to Indian hockey, the only player that can come to one's mind at the first glance is none other than Major Dhyan Chand, who played a revolutionary role in the nation's success.
15 Oct 2019
Maharashtra Elections: BJP's manifesto promises Bharat Ratna for Savarkar
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra on Tuesday released its manifesto for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
04 Oct 2019
Celebrities, who wrote to Modi about mob-lynching, charged with SEDITION
An FIR has been registered against celebrities, including filmmakers Mani Ratnam, Aparna Sen, and historian Ramachandra Guha, who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over rising incidents of mob lynching.
19 Sep 2019
Haven't joined Congress, didn't give written resignation either: Alka Lamba
Earlier this month, rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba called it quits with the party, putting an end to her six-year-long journey. But, on Wednesday she claimed she hasn't given her "written resignation".
15 Sep 2019
Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud
Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee M Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.
06 Sep 2019
Time for goodbye: Alka Lamba quits AAP after bitter feud
After a long-standing feud with the top brass of Aam Aadmi Party, Alka Lamba announced on Friday that she is quitting the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.
05 Sep 2019
Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed
Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.
03 Sep 2019
Teachers' Day 2019: Five greatest Indian teachers of all time
The very thought of teachers takes us down a path of bittersweet nostalgia.
09 Aug 2019
Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?
Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
06 May 2019
Rajiv Gandhi remark: Congress asks EC to act against Modi
The Congress has complained to Election Commission asking the body to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his choice of words against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
13 Feb 2019
Why today's RS session is crucial for Triple Talaq bill
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, commonly known as Triple Talaq bill, will lapse if the Rajya Sabha doesn't give a nod on Wednesday, the last working day of the budget session.
12 Feb 2019
Amid protests, Citizenship Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha
The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, despite widespread protests in the Northeast.
26 Jan 2019
Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
25 Jan 2019
Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday awarded Bharat Ratna to former President Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously), and music maestro Dr. Bhupen Hazarika (posthumously).
16 Jan 2019
On teaming-up with AAP, Sheila Dikshit says nothing's final yet
Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, on Tuesday didn't rule out Congress' alliance with AAP but said nothing is confirmed yet.
25 Dec 2018
#AtalBihariVajpayee: His poems are our guiding light now
Life is a work in progress. Where it ends, death starts. All your life, you step towards death, inch by inch.
22 Dec 2018
AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row
On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
19 Nov 2018
Maharashtra Assembly starts winter session by paying tributes to Vajpayee
The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on August 16 this year, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis describing him as a multi-faceted personality who believed in uniting minds.
17 Nov 2018
Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM
Dear reader, humor us for a minute. Tell us - what do you think is common between Rajiv Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi?
31 Oct 2018
#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution
Delhi unit of BJP organized a run, 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', in the city today morning to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
12 Oct 2018
Padma Awards 2019: Nominations spike; elitism rooted out?
On Thursday, the Union government announced that close to 50,000 nominations for the Padma Awards 2019 had been received by the September 15 deadline, marking almost a 40% increase from the number of nominations received in 2017.
17 Aug 2018
#AnEraEnds: Gentle Giant Vajpayee cremated amid teary-eyed admirers
Three-time Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajapyee was cremated on Friday. His death marks the end of a unique political era in India.
17 Aug 2018
The man, the words: Atalji's poems are now our guiding-light
Life is a work in progress. Where it ends, death starts. All your life, you step towards death, inch by inch. And, only death is permanent.
16 Aug 2018
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.
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.
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.
11 Jun 2018
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."
31 May 2018
5 moments of political bonhomie cutting through ideological Lakshman Rekha
To say that Indian politics, or rather politics across the world, is at a juncture where ideological slug-fest has overtaken courtesy, would not be an exaggeration.
14 May 2018
Raut: Why hasn't Hindutva government given Bharat Ratna to Savarkar?
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut demanded Bharat Ratna for Hindu leader Veer Savarkar, in his weekly column Rokthok of the party's mouthpiece magazine 'Saamana'.
10 May 2018
Center trying to fulfill Ambedkar's dream of powerful, prosperous nation
Reaching out to Dalits and other backward communities in poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government was trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar's dream of a powerful and prosperous nation.