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BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

25 May 2020

BJP MLA launches Narendra Modi's 'aarti', sparks controversy in Uttarakhand

An aarti of Narendra Modi, launched by a BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi of Uttarakhand, has sparked a major political slugfest with the Congress filing a complaint for equating the PM to God.

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

28 Apr 2020

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

Maha Shivratri 2020: Five foods you can have while fasting

20 Feb 2020

Maha Shivratri 2020: Five foods you can have while fasting

The festival of Maha Shivratri will be celebrated tomorrow with much cheer in the country.

Maha Shivratri 2020: All you need to know

20 Feb 2020

Maha Shivratri 2020: All you need to know

Tomorrow is Maha Shivratri, the most awaited day for devotees of Lord Shiva. Though Shivratri comes every month, Maha Shivratri, the "Grand Night" dedicated to the destroyer of evil, comes only once a year.

In Delhi, Yogi Adityanath talks about biryani, Shaheen Bagh, 'goli'

03 Feb 2020

In Delhi, Yogi Adityanath talks about biryani, Shaheen Bagh, 'goli'

With Delhi going to polls on February 8, parties are pulling out their big guns. And for BJP that means Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

UP cop, shot at during CAA protests, saved by wallet

22 Dec 2019

UP cop, shot at during CAA protests, saved by wallet

By some stroke of luck, a police constable in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad escaped death during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Saturday.

Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

04 Dec 2019

Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

Last month, it was reported that controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda has fled India on an expired passport, however, his whereabouts remained unknown.

Maharashtra: What divorce? Uddhav hints BJP option is still open

13 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: What divorce? Uddhav hints BJP option is still open

In the great circus of Indian politics, no one is a permanent enemy or friend. Relationships change at the drop of a hat, and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray proved the same yesterday.

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

24 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning elections in Maharashtra, and it didn't even wait for results to start the celebrations.

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

06 Oct 2019

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

HRD Minister says Ram Setu was built by Indian engineers

28 Aug 2019

HRD Minister says Ram Setu was built by Indian engineers

You are the country's HRD minister. You are invited to speak at IIT Kharagpur, one of the oldest technical institutes. And what do you do? You dig into mythology to "inspire" students.

After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

23 Jul 2019

After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look

Former Bihar Health Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav, (in)famous for his dress-ups and theatrics, donned the attire of Lord Shiva on Tuesday.

What India expects from Modi 2.0?

18 Jun 2019

What India expects from Modi 2.0?

Call him what you may, but Narendra Modi's achievements are worth celebrating.

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

19 May 2019

Cave where PM Modi meditated had Wi-Fi, phone, toilet: Report

All of us have seen how devotees go to Kedarnath. Holding sticks in their hands they await their turns to pray at the holy shrine of Lord Shiva.

Rajinikanth's daughter's wedding ceremonies begin: Details here

09 Feb 2019

Rajinikanth's daughter's wedding ceremonies begin: Details here

Megastar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya is all set to tie the knot with businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi on February 11.

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

19 Jan 2019

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

At Kumbh 2019, which is underway in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a unique baba has hogged the limelight. He is not like other seers, but has plenty of Kumbh experience.

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

13 Jan 2019

'Chai Waali Chachi': Woman's been drinking only 'chai' for 33yrs

For many, the day is incomplete if they haven't sipped their daily cup of chai and it's even more tempting in the chilly winters.

'Kauravas were test-tube babies' comment gets slammed by science body

06 Jan 2019

'Kauravas were test-tube babies' comment gets slammed by science body

Andhra Pradesh University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao's statement at Indian Science Congress, where he said the Kauravas of Mahabharata were test-tube babies, has drawn criticism from Breakthrough Science Society.

Defamation case against Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark against Modi

03 Nov 2018

Defamation case against Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark against Modi

A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court in Delhi for his alleged "scorpion" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

'Shiv Bhakt' RaGa visits Mahakaleshwar Temple; begins two-day MP tour

29 Oct 2018

'Shiv Bhakt' RaGa visits Mahakaleshwar Temple; begins two-day MP tour

Congress President Rahul Gandhi began his two-day tour of the politically significant Malwa-Nimar region in the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today by offering prayers at the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple.

Rahul Gandhi begins two-day MP trip offering prayers at temple

27 Sep 2018

Rahul Gandhi begins two-day MP trip offering prayers at temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi began a two-day visit to poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today with prayers at the famous Kamta Nath temple in Satna district's Chitrakoot.

Madhya Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi launches poll campaign with road show

17 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh: Rahul Gandhi launches poll campaign with road show

On Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched the party's poll campaign in Madhya Pradesh, a major BJP bastion, with a road show in Bhopal.

#HappyBdayPMModi: RaGa wishes health, happiness to PM; latter thanks him

17 Sep 2018

#HappyBdayPMModi: RaGa wishes health, happiness to PM; latter thanks him

On Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday today, Congress President Rahul Gandhi wished him health and happiness in a tweet.

US returns two antique statues worth $500,000 stolen from India

06 Sep 2018

US returns two antique statues worth $500,000 stolen from India

Two antique statues worth hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen from India and displayed at two American museums have been repatriated to India by the US.

As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'

31 Aug 2018

As RaGa starts Kailash Yatra, posters celebrate his 'shiv bhakti'

Congress workers put up posters of President Rahul Gandhi in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday, which asserted him as a 'shiv bhakt' (devotee of Lord Shiva).

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

26 Aug 2018

Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.

Is coconut oil really poison as this Harvard Professor claims?

23 Aug 2018

Is coconut oil really poison as this Harvard Professor claims?

A Harvard Professor's claim "coconut oil is pure poison," has left the world divided and India, especially South India, fuming.

Over 2.81 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

18 Aug 2018

Over 2.81 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

Over 2.81 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas till date this year, officials said.

UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

15 Aug 2018

UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports

Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Center for its approval to rename the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur, and Agra, a move that comes close on the heels of rechristening the iconic Mughalsarai Railway Station after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyay.

Srinagar: 'Chhari Mubarak' taken to ancient Sharika-Bhawani temple

12 Aug 2018

Srinagar: 'Chhari Mubarak' taken to ancient Sharika-Bhawani temple

'Chhari Mubarak', the saffron-robed holy mace of Lord Shiva, was taken to ancient 'Sharika-Bhawani' temple on Hari Parbat hillock in Srinagar's downtown area for offering special prayers as per the age-old customs related to Amarnath Yatra.

Fresh small batch of 663 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

28 Jul 2018

Fresh small batch of 663 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 663 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south-Kashmir Himalayas.

15 UP Muslims begin their 'Kanwar Yatra' journey

28 Jul 2018

15 UP Muslims begin their 'Kanwar Yatra' journey

A group of 70 kanwariyas, which include 15 Muslims, from Kushahari village in UP's Deoria district began their journey for Baba Dham in Jharkhand's Deoghar district.

#NoConfidenceMotion: Bring another no-confidence-motion in 2024, PM dares Congress

21 Jul 2018

#NoConfidenceMotion: Bring another no-confidence-motion in 2024, PM dares Congress

PM Narendra Modi yesterday said the Congress's arrogance was behind the no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha and dared the Opposition party to bring another trust vote in 2024.

'Becoming CM was like drinking poison': Kumaraswamy breaks down

15 Jul 2018

'Becoming CM was like drinking poison': Kumaraswamy breaks down

Less than two months after taking oath, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy seems to have given up on the party's alliance with Congress.

MP: Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, guru to top-politicians, shoots himself to death

12 Jun 2018

MP: Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, guru to top-politicians, shoots himself to death

Self-styled spiritual guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, consultant to top politicians like former Maharashtra CMs Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushil Kumar Shinde, shot himself to death at his Indore home today.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother posts derogatory picture of Lord Shiva; booked

11 Jun 2018

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother posts derogatory picture of Lord Shiva; booked

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother Ayazuddin Siddiqui has landed himself in trouble for allegedly posting objectionable content on Facebook.

Incessant snowfall brings Kedarnath Yatra to a halt

08 May 2018

Incessant snowfall brings Kedarnath Yatra to a halt

Incessant snowfall since last night has prompted authorities to temporarily halt the Yatra to Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, preventing devotees from moving beyond Linchauli and Bhimbali.

Kedarnath shrine opens for devotees after six-month winter break

29 Apr 2018

Kedarnath shrine opens for devotees after six-month winter break

Thousands of devotees braved early morning chill to flock to Kedarnath as portals of the Himalayan shrine were thrown open today after the six-month winter break.

China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

23 Apr 2018

China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Ten months after suspension of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Delhi and Beijing have agreed to resume the pilgrimage during talks between Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

Imran Khan re-imagined as Lord Shiva stirs tension in Pakistan

13 Apr 2018

Imran Khan re-imagined as Lord Shiva stirs tension in Pakistan

A picture of Imran Khan, dressed as Lord Shiva blessing his devotees, has gone viral on social media and created an uproar in Pakistan.