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'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case

30 Sep 2020

'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday reacted to his acquittal in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including LK Advani, acquitted

30 Sep 2020

Babri Masjid case: All 32 accused, including LK Advani, acquitted

Almost three decades after the Babri Masjid was razed by right-wing activists, a special court has acquitted all the 32 accused, including BJP veterans LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti.

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

16 Sep 2020

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

A special CBI court will, on September 30, pronounce the verdict in the over two-decades-old case, concerning the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, which sparked widespread riots in India.

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

05 Aug 2020

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

05 Aug 2020

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave a speech from the Ram Janmabhoomi site, shortly after he participated in the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony that will kickstart the temple's construction.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

04 Aug 2020

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing

02 Aug 2020

LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing

Ahead of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for a temple at the once-disputed site in Ayodhya, two veteran leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are reportedly going to skip the in-person event.

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

27 Jul 2020

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

Taking into account the protracted legal battle that the disputed site in Ayodhya stirred, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, tasked with building a Ram Temple, has decided to place a time capsule about 2,000 feet below the structure.

Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya

20 Jul 2020

Ram Temple's groundbreaking ceremony: Preparations underway, Modi invited to Ayodhya

The Ram Temple Trust in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, wants to create a spectacle of the groundbreaking ceremony, scheduled for August 5 and has started preparations for the same.

In Parliament, PM announces trust for constructing Ayodhya's Ram Temple

05 Feb 2020

In Parliament, PM announces trust for constructing Ayodhya's Ram Temple

A grand temple of Lord Rama will be constructed at Ayodhya and a trust named Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Skshetra has been set up for the same, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

05 Feb 2020

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.

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

28 Dec 2019

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.

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

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.

Aadhaar, passport, voter-ID in one: Shah talks about multipurpose card

23 Sep 2019

Aadhaar, passport, voter-ID in one: Shah talks about multipurpose card

Indians could soon be issued a multipurpose card. This card, whose idea was proposed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, can be used as Aadhaar card, passport, voter ID, driving license, etc.

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

08 Sep 2019

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

Witty, courageous, and bold: PM Modi mourns Ram Jethmalani's death

08 Sep 2019

Witty, courageous, and bold: PM Modi mourns Ram Jethmalani's death

Prominent Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Law Minister, Ram Jethmalani passed away today morning at his Delhi residence, after his health deteriorated, following a prolonged illness. He was 95.

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

25 Aug 2019

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.

#RIPArunJaitley: Remembering the man beyond his politics

25 Aug 2019

#RIPArunJaitley: Remembering the man beyond his politics

Finance Minister in Prime Minister Modi's first term and a highly-regarded parliamentarian, Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday.

Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?

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.

Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives

07 Aug 2019

Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives

She opened the doors of external affairs ministry for the common man, she showed how to use social media for solving citizens' woes, and she set an example for all.

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

31 May 2019

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

30 May 2019

Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.

After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

26 May 2019

After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: BJP asks 20,000 workers to come to Delhi

The counting of votes for Lok Sabha seats began at 8 AM on Thursday. While it is still early to conclude who will win the much-awaited elections, Bharatiya Janata Party is confident of painting the country saffron.

How does Mamata know Modi's kurta size, asks Raj Babbar

27 Apr 2019

How does Mamata know Modi's kurta size, asks Raj Babbar

On Saturday, senior Congress leader Raj Babbar made a condescending remark at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by asking how she knew the size of PM Modi's kurtas.

Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi

09 Apr 2019

Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi

In what can be seen as yet another confirmation from Centre on the success of Balakot strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Pakistan itself shared proofs of the operation.

BJP releases its manifesto, promises to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill

08 Apr 2019

BJP releases its manifesto, promises to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill

The BJP released its manifesto, titled "Sankalp Patra", for the upcoming polls on Monday. The document was released in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, and union minister Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, and Rajnath Singh.

Why do big Indian politicians choose safe seats

01 Apr 2019

Why do big Indian politicians choose safe seats

On Sunday, Congress announced that Wayanad will be the second seat from where Rahul Gandhi will contest. He also hopes to retain Amethi.

At Amit Shah's nomination from Gandhinagar, NDA shows strength

30 Mar 2019

At Amit Shah's nomination from Gandhinagar, NDA shows strength

BJP President Amit Shah filed his nomination from Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Saturday after NDA showed its strength in a massive rally.

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

26 Mar 2019

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

24 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

India will go to polls from April 11 to decide its future. The battle, which is being touted as "fight for the soul of India" by the Opposition and "fight against dynasty politics" by NDA, will naturally get the attention of the world.

BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri

23 Mar 2019

BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri

The Bharatiya Janata Party released its second list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections late on Friday night.

Poll road comes to an end for BJP stalwart Advani

22 Mar 2019

Poll road comes to an end for BJP stalwart Advani

With the release of its first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, BJP drew curtains on Lal Krishna Advani's poll journey.

BS Yeddyurappa bribed top BJP leaders, Lokpal should investigate: Congress

22 Mar 2019

BS Yeddyurappa bribed top BJP leaders, Lokpal should investigate: Congress

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala accused top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party of taking a bribe to the tune of Rs. 1,800 crore from former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.

BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

21 Mar 2019

BJP's first #2019LokSabhaPolls list: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its first list of 182 candidates for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Will Amit Shah contest from LK Advani's constituency, Gandhinagar?

18 Mar 2019

Will Amit Shah contest from LK Advani's constituency, Gandhinagar?

BJP workers want party president Amit Shah to contest from Gujarat's Gandhinagar seat in the upcoming general elections, reports PTI.

BJP gets Patna Sahib seat. Will Shatrughan Sinha be dropped?

18 Mar 2019

BJP gets Patna Sahib seat. Will Shatrughan Sinha be dropped?

The Bharatiya Janata Party may drop Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib seat this election season and field Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from the coveted constituency instead, a PTI report claimed.

On day-long fast, Chandrababu Naidu attacks Modi, gets opposition's support

11 Feb 2019

On day-long fast, Chandrababu Naidu attacks Modi, gets opposition's support

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, who started his day-long fast in New Delhi on Monday, slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not granting special status to the state.

Case filed against Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

03 Jan 2019

Case filed against Anupam Kher's 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

Anupam Kher's upcoming movie The Accidental Prime Minister has landed in a soup after a case was filed against it in a Bihar court on Wednesday.

#Thatwas2018: Remembering the Indian gems whom we lost this year

31 Dec 2018

#Thatwas2018: Remembering the Indian gems whom we lost this year

This year, we mourned far too many times.