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Eros Now posts vulgar memes about Navratri, apologizes after outrage

22 Oct 2020

Eros Now posts vulgar memes about Navratri, apologizes after outrage

Streaming platform Eros Now received criticism on Thursday after vulgar memes, linked to the Hindu festival of Navratri, were shared on its official Twitter handle, sparking calls for a boycott.

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

14 Oct 2020

After controversial advertisement, Tanishq's employee threatened

The advertisement by popular jewelry brand Tanishq, which was accused of promoting "Love Jihad," sparked a barrage of threats for one of its employees, a Melt report claimed.

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

07 Oct 2020

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon

05 Oct 2020

2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon

India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

04 Oct 2020

Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training

Two officers of the Indian Navy died Sunday morning as a glider aircraft crashed in Kochi, Kerala.

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

31 Aug 2020

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

Unable to find a job, a 28-year-old man, identified as Anu, allegedly committed suicide in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Sunday.

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

17 Aug 2020

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

04 Aug 2020

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

In a development that reaffirms that there are no permanent foes and friends in politics, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tried to reach out to MLAs close to his former deputy Sachin Pilot ahead of the crucial Assembly session.

Boats, huts torched as murder triggers violence in TN's Cuddalore

02 Aug 2020

Boats, huts torched as murder triggers violence in TN's Cuddalore

Violence broke out in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday night as two rival political groups clashed.

Gurugram: Truck driver, transporting meat, brutally assaulted; one arrested

01 Aug 2020

Gurugram: Truck driver, transporting meat, brutally assaulted; one arrested

In full public view, a man was thrashed with rods and hammers in Haryana's Gurugram on suspicion that he was carrying cow meat. The victim, a man named Lukman, was chased by cow vigilantes and beaten on Friday, showing how law and order has collapsed in the celebrated city.

Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

31 Jul 2020

Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

A virtual meeting of Congress parliamentarians on Thursday turned into a war of words between leaders, said to be close to ex-party President Rahul Gandhi, and the ministers of UPA-II, who worked under former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, multiple reports said.

Hindu family cremates Muslim-woman, AIIMS punishes staff for swapping bodies

09 Jul 2020

Hindu family cremates Muslim-woman, AIIMS punishes staff for swapping bodies

The country's premier medical institute, AIIMS, has been receiving criticism for mixing up two bodies — sending the body of a Muslim woman to a Hindu family and vice versa.

Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive

27 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Saturday that his office would be temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The CM's office will now remain shut for two days for sanitization.

Delhi: Health Minister's condition deteriorates, put on oxygen support

19 Jun 2020

Delhi: Health Minister's condition deteriorates, put on oxygen support

The medical condition of Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain has deteriorated and he has been put on oxygen support, days after testing positive for coronavirus.

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

24 May 2020

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

Anushka served legal notice for casteist slur in 'Paatal Lok'

20 May 2020

Anushka served legal notice for casteist slur in 'Paatal Lok'

Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, who is currently basking in the success of her latest production Paatal Lok, has been served a legal notice over a casteist slur used in the show.

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

02 May 2020

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

Delhi Minorities Commission Chairperson Zafarul Islam Khan has been booked under sedition charges over a controversial social media post. Khan has been accused of promoting enmity between religious groups.

Amid coronavirus, what is the ideal AC temperature?

25 Apr 2020

Amid coronavirus, what is the ideal AC temperature?

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has issued a set of guidelines on the maintenance of heating and air-conditioning units amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

Dhoni should be in the scheme of things: Venkatapathy Raju

22 Mar 2020

Dhoni should be in the scheme of things: Venkatapathy Raju

Former India spinner Venkatapathy Raju believes Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have strenuous road ahead, but should be in the scheme of things for future.

Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured

22 Mar 2020

Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured

A petrol bomb was thrown in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh near an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site, police officials confirmed on Sunday.

Hindu American Foundation accuses USCIRF of spreading misinformation about CAA

07 Mar 2020

Hindu American Foundation accuses USCIRF of spreading misinformation about CAA

A top Hindu body in the United States, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), has accused the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) of spreading misinformation about the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Telangana ministers eat chicken as coronavirus rumors impact poultry sales

29 Feb 2020

Telangana ministers eat chicken as coronavirus rumors impact poultry sales

In a bid to quell rumors about the novel coronavirus outbreak, Telangana ministers ate chicken on stage at an event spreading awareness about the disease in Hyderabad.

In one urn, man collects soil from Pulwama martrys' homes

14 Feb 2020

In one urn, man collects soil from Pulwama martrys' homes

A year ago, India watched shocking visuals from Pulwama, a small town in Jammu and Kashmir, where 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

14 Feb 2020

Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA

Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).

Kapil Dev, Mohammad Azharuddin demand action against U-19 players

12 Feb 2020

Kapil Dev, Mohammad Azharuddin demand action against U-19 players

India failed to win their record-extending ICC U-19 World Cup title as they were outplayed by Bangladesh.

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

12 Feb 2020

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.

Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail

11 Feb 2020

Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail

An Aligarh district court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Kafeel Khan, two weeks after his arrest for allegedly making a provocative speech at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).

First 'Disha police station' inaugurated in AP for women's safety

08 Feb 2020

First 'Disha police station' inaugurated in AP for women's safety

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday inaugurated the first Disha police station in East Godavari district's Rajamahendravaram.

River catches fire in Assam's Dibrugarh; here's what happened

03 Feb 2020

River catches fire in Assam's Dibrugarh; here's what happened

On Monday, the shocking visuals of a river in Assam on fire went viral on social media.

Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

30 Jan 2020

Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr. Kafeel Khan from the Mumbai airport Wednesday night.

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

16 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: Five habits every IAS aspirant should develop

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.

Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized

14 Jan 2020

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.

"Cop said he would tear my beard" Journalist detained; released

21 Dec 2019

"Cop said he would tear my beard" Journalist detained; released

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act raged across the nation, the situation in Uttar Pradesh seems to have gotten out of hand.

'Dabangg 3': Makers remove controversial scenes from 'Hud Hud Dabangg'

19 Dec 2019

'Dabangg 3': Makers remove controversial scenes from 'Hud Hud Dabangg'

Following severe backlash over allegations of hurting religious sentiments, the makers of Salman Khan's much-awaited movie Dabangg 3 have "voluntarily" removed certain scenes from the movie's title track Hud Hud Dabangg.

India-West Indies ODIs: Mayank Agarwal replaces injured Shikhar Dhawan

11 Dec 2019

India-West Indies ODIs: Mayank Agarwal replaces injured Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opening batsman Mayank Agarwal has been named as a replacement for the injured Shikhar Dhawan for the upcoming ODI series against West Indies, starting December 15.

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

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.

Dhoni's first net session in four months triggers comeback talks

15 Nov 2019

Dhoni's first net session in four months triggers comeback talks

Veteran Indian wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni's future has been a source of constant speculation since the conclusion of the ICC World Cup 2019 in July.

WATCH: MS Dhoni impresses fans as he plays tennis

10 Nov 2019

WATCH: MS Dhoni impresses fans as he plays tennis

MS Dhoni has been away from cricket since India's exit from the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.