26 Jan 2020
Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event
In an embarrassment for the ruling Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh, two party leaders were seen hitting each other at a Republic Day event.
25 Jan 2020
Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US
A top United States diplomat on Friday asked the Indian government to release the political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir since August.
21 Jan 2020
Republic Day 2020: Five facts that every Indian must know
Republic Day is not merely a gazetted holiday for Indians, it's a feeling that fills our heart with pride, as we witness the spellbinding parade and the tricolor waving high in the sky.
20 Jan 2020
Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know
Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 to honor the day on which the Constitution of India came into effect.
21 Dec 2019
Bank KYC forms to start asking your religion: Here's why
Banks may soon start asking depositors to disclose their religion. What's the need for this?
19 Dec 2019
Five times Bollywood celebrities were trolled for their political "acumen"
Whether they are promoting their movies, chilling on a chat show or even contesting elections, the political understanding of Bollywood celebrities sounds, at best, debatable.
10 Dec 2019
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill clears Lok Sabha, protests planned across Northeast
With the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill clearing the Lok Sabha test on Monday, a student's body has called for an 11-hour shutdown across Northeast. The bandh started at 5 am today and will continue till 4 pm.
10 Dec 2019
Despite massive protests, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
After much commotion, the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
13 Nov 2019
Should CJI's office come under RTI Act? SC's verdict today
Today, the Supreme Court will announce whether the office of Chief Justice of India should come under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
01 Oct 2019
#Article370Revoked: SC gives time to Centre, adjourns matter till November
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has four weeks to submit its response on a bunch of petitions challenging its decision to rescind Article 370, thanks to an order of the Supreme Court.
09 Sep 2019
After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India
Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.
03 Sep 2019
No dead bodies doesn't mean everything's normal, says Srinagar Mayor
Just because there aren't dead bodies lying around on the streets of Kashmir, it doesn't mean everything is normal, feels Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu, who was given the status of Minister of State (along with his Jammu counterpart), after Centre revoked Article 370 last month.
16 Aug 2019
Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday
After days of lockdown, Kashmir's residents may get respite on Monday as schools and government offices could be re-opened, NDTV reported quoting sources. However, the decision will be taken after studying the on-ground situation.
10 Aug 2019
#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene
Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.
06 Aug 2019
Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 passed in Lok Sabha
The Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Shah says Farooq Abdullah wasn't detained, he refutes claim
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday alleged Union Home Minister Amit Shah lied in the Lok Sabha about his "detention" status.
06 Aug 2019
Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief
A day after BJP-led Centre took steps to rip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the country will go to any "extent" to support Kashmiris in their "struggle for freedom".
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder
In what qualifies as one of the biggest gaffes of Congress in recent days, their Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday asked how was Jammu and Kashmir India's "internal matter" when the issue was being monitored by the UN.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
05 Aug 2019
Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?
In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution today, thereby repealing the special status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Aug 2019
#Article370: Bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir tabled in Parliament
Hours after revoking Indian Constitution's Article 370, which bestowed special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah moved a Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.
05 Aug 2019
#NewsBytesExplainer: Article 370 scrapped. How will things change in J&K?
Keeping up with one of its core ideologies, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
05 Aug 2019
Kashmir: Amit Shah proposes to remove Article 370
Putting an end to suspense related to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday proposed to remove the Article 370 of Indian Constitution, which grants special status to the northernmost state, in Rajya Sabha.
03 Aug 2019
#NewsBytesExplainer: What are Articles 370 and 35A of Indian Constitution
Jammu and Kashmir is on the edge. Indian Army said Pakistan Army-backed terrorists are looking to infiltrate the valley and disrupt peace. Soon, the state government led by Governor Satya Pal Malik asked tourists to head home.
30 Jun 2019
What exactly is Article 15 of the Indian Constitution about?
Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Article 15, an Anubhav Sinha directorial which hit the theatres on June 28, has created a huge buzz and has shifted the focus to the actual Article 15 of the Indian Constitution.
29 Jun 2019
Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week
The Supreme Court will reopen on Monday, July 1, after its annual six-week-long summer vacation and the first week will be jam-packed with important cases.
28 Jun 2019
Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament
On Friday, Lok Sabha debutant and Union Home Minister Amit Shah reiterated BJP's stand on the contentious Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
18 May 2019
#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr
The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.
16 May 2019
'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban
After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.
23 Feb 2019
Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir
With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.
19 Feb 2019
What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know
Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.
30 Jan 2019
On Gandhi's death anniversary, Hindu Mahasabha recreates his assassination
In a shocking incident, right-wing outfit Hindu Mahasabha recreated the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, Wednesday, in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh.
28 Jan 2019
After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife
Union minister Anantkumar Hegde, who has grabbed the limelight time and again for his wild statements, has hit a new low.
25 Jan 2019
SC doesn't hold 10% EWS quota, but will examine validity
On Friday, the Supreme Court said it will examine the validity of the 10% quota law for the economically weaker sections.
09 Jan 2019
#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday had passed, amid protests by the Opposition, the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
08 Jan 2019
#Reservations: Constitutional amendment required for new quota passed in LS
A day after the Modi government announced its plan to introduce a 10% reservation quota in jobs and education for the general category, the bill to bring about the required constitutional amendment was tabled in the Lok Sabha.
07 Jan 2019
Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?
On Monday, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government announced 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically backward upper castes.
05 Jan 2019
22 mentally-ill inmates of Badaun asylum handed over to families
Following the displeasure shown by the Supreme Court over the chaining of mentally-ill persons in a faith-based mental asylum in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, the district administration freed 22 persons today and handed them over to their family members.
05 Jan 2019
In new video, Naseeruddin Shah says dissenting voices being silenced
Amnesty India released a video on Friday featuring veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah where he spoke about constitutional rights of Indians and claimed there was a crackdown on dissenting voices.
07 Dec 2018
UN-Chief honors Hansa Mehta for Universal Declaration of Human Rights
UN chief Antonio Guterres has lauded the "essential" role played by Indian reformer Hansa Jivraj Mehta in shaping the landmark document on Universal Declaration of Human Rights and ensuring it contains a more gender-sensitive language.