11 Jun 2020
Christopher Columbus statues targeted amid anti-racism protests in US
As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue to spread across the United States, several sculptures commemorating colonizers and slavers have been targeted.
26 Apr 2020
India's super-rich may face wealth tax to aid coronavirus-hit economy
In a bid to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, 50 Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers have suggested a 40% tax for the super-rich, a one-time COVID-19 relief cess of 4%, etc.
25 Feb 2020
Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes
For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.
24 Feb 2020
Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty
United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.
07 Feb 2020
This word from Modi's Rajya Sabha address struck from record
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted the Opposition over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).
31 Jan 2020
Violence in name of protests weakens country, says President Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind believes violence under the garb of protests weakens the nation and the strengthening of democracy is paramount.
30 Jan 2020
Narendra Modi, Nathuram Godse share same ideology, says Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows the same ideology as Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi.
26 Jan 2020
Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?
On the eve of the 71st Republic Day (January 25, 2020), the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, announced the list of personalities conferred with the Padma Awards this year.
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.
16 Jan 2020
Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?
Subramanian Swamy is a BJP member but rarely has he minced his words when it comes to criticizing the economic policies of the current regime.
15 Jan 2020
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos visits India as traders plan protest
The world's richest man and Amazon Inc. boss, Jeff Bezos is in India for a three-day visit.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: 7 times politicians shocked us with their controversial statements
Do you remember the last time our politicians were decent in public fora? Yeah, we neither! And this year, insanity and absurdness on public platforms touched new lows, courtesy the general elections.
11 Dec 2019
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passes Rajya Sabha after heated discussions
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is all set to become a law, as the Rajya Sabha has passed it.
11 Dec 2019
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Indian Muslims shouldn't be scared, says Shah
After tabling the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah said Indian Muslims need not fear due to the proposed amendments.
08 Dec 2019
Pragya Thakur demands FIR over Congress MLA's 'burn her' threat
Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur reached a police station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, late Saturday, demanding an FIR against a Congress MLA.
04 Dec 2019
Cleared by Cabinet, Citizenship Bill exempts Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram
On Wednesday morning, the Union Cabinet cleared the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had earlier said the Bill is a top priority for the government, deeming it as significant as revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
02 Dec 2019
Warner scores triple century, wife praises him in unique way
Swashbuckling Australian opener David Warner sent cricket fans crazy with a blistering triple century in the second Test (Day-Night) against Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday.
01 Dec 2019
People afraid to criticize Modi government, says industrialist Rahul Bajaj
Bajaj Group chairperson Rahul Bajaj on Saturday raised several concerns about the Narendra Modi government at an event.
29 Nov 2019
Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has tendered an apology for praising Mahatma Gandhi's assassin in the Parliament.
28 Nov 2019
BJP's Pragya sacked from Defence panel after 'deshbhakt' Godse remark
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.
21 Nov 2019
Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel
In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.
03 Nov 2019
No, SRK isn't the first Indian to feature on Burj
Shah Rukh Khan just turned 54.
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.
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.
03 Oct 2019
Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events
By fielding Pragya Thakur from Bhopal in summer elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) drew ire from several quarters. Fortunately, the gamble paid off as she bettered Congress stalwart Digvijaya Singh by a huge margin and won.
02 Oct 2019
#GandhiJayanti: PM Modi will declare India 'Open Defecation-Free'
The entire country is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, with a number of events being lined up across India.
01 Oct 2019
After brouhaha, government will NOT ban single-use plastic
From ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about waging a war against single-use plastic. Listing how it harms the environment, he urged countrymen to switch to cloth bags for daily use.
27 Sep 2019
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Some lesser-known facts about the legend
On October 2, India and the world will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
25 Sep 2019
Narendra Modi receives Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat campaign
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the prestigious Global Goalkeeper Award for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan which he had started on October 2, 2014.
14 Sep 2019
Hindi Diwas: Amit Shah pushes for Hindi as national language
On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for Hindi to be designated India's national language.
14 Sep 2019
Here's why Rahul Gandhi missed CWC meeting, called by Sonia
Recently, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi skipped a crucial CWC meeting called by interim party President Sonia Gandhi, raising eyebrows quite naturally.
09 Sep 2019
World should bid adieu to single-use plastic, suggests PM Modi
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida, wherein he spoke about the steps his government undertook for the environment.
31 Aug 2019
Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who leveled corruption allegations on BJP over the Rafale deal, has found himself in the middle of yet another legal soup.
26 Aug 2019
Opposition's 'curse' behind Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj's deaths: Pragya Thakur
In an explosive statement, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Monday held the Opposition responsible for the deaths of BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Babulal Gaur, and Sushma Swaraj.
26 Aug 2019
Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from October 2
The Railway Ministry has directed all units of the national carrier to enforce a ban on single-use plastic material within its premises, including trains, from October 2, 2019.
13 Jul 2019
Hema Malini sweeps streets, junta finds the photo-op unreal
Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini was caught in a photo-op on Saturday, one which she was clearly unprepared for.
06 Jul 2019
In UP, 82-year-old stopped from boarding train over 'Gandhian' dhoti
In a shocking incident, an 82-year-old man was asked to deboard the Shatabdi Express, despite possessing a reserved ticket due to his attire.
05 Jul 2019
Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech
As she presented her maiden Union Budget on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew upon wisdom from India's past, quoting Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and even the ancient philosopher Chanakya.
04 Jul 2019
For bat incident, BJP may send notice to Akash Vijayvargiya
Akash Vijayvargiya, who thought it was absolutely fine to thrash a civic official, could soon receive a showcause notice from his party BJP.
22 Jun 2019
#GamingBytes: Love strategizing? You will love these PC games
Video games are much more than shooting hordes of zombies or beating other players with flashy martial-arts moves.