01 Jun 2020
All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.
14 May 2020
Migrant workers to get free-food for next two months: Sitharaman
Addressing media for the second straight day on the economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today's announcement revolves around migrant workers, small farmers, street vendors, etc.
15 Apr 2020
Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive
On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.
23 Jan 2020
Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia contracts deadly coronavirus amid outbreak
A nurse from Kerala, working at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, has tested positive for the coronavirus. This is the first report of an Indian who has contracted the coronavirus, which has infected over 600 people globally and left 17 dead.
21 Dec 2019
No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue
The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have spread across the nation in just over a week.
05 Nov 2019
Foreign cows are 'aunties', says BJP's Dilip Ghosh
Much has been said, written, and joked about BJP's obsession with cows. But has the ridicule stopped its leaders from making bizarre comments? Of course not.
21 Oct 2019
Cows and BJP: 5 times its ministers made silly remarks
Recently, Goa minister Michael Lobo said cows in the coastal state have turned "non-vegetarian," baffling all of us.
25 Sep 2019
Rape-accused Chinmayanand isn't a BJP member anymore, claims spokesperson
Weeks after the scandal related to Chinmayanand broke, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has distanced itself from him.
24 Sep 2019
Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024
Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand leader Giriraj Singh has hinted that he might pull the shutters on his political career by 2024.
15 Sep 2019
Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram
UP student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, has claimed that "important evidence has been removed" from his ashram, where the ordeal took place.
09 Sep 2019
"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing
BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.
28 Aug 2019
BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student
Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.
27 Aug 2019
Girl accuses BJP leader of harassment. Day later, goes missing
A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. That's Yogi Adityanath's state for you.
26 Jul 2019
'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
23 Jul 2019
Modi didn't ask Trump for mediation, says EAM in Parliament
US President Donald Trump's statement on Kashmir dispute created a furor in India, prompting Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to clarify Centre's stand in the Parliament.
22 Jul 2019
Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker
Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".
20 Jul 2019
#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM
Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress party leader, Sheila Dikshit, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 in New Delhi.
16 Jun 2019
Bihar #EncephalitisDeaths: Child dies during Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit
A five-year-old girl died of suspected encephalitis fever during Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's visit to Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College Hospital.
10 Jun 2019
#UPShocker: When BJP minister rationalized rape of married women
Recently, Uttar Pradesh minister Upendra Tiwari made controversial remarks about rape, questioning the veracity of rape allegations made by adult women.
03 Jun 2019
Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor, given Cabinet rank
On Monday, the Government of India reappointed National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval to the post for five more years, and also gave him a Cabinet rank.
31 May 2019
From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
31 May 2019
Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut
On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Cabinet of ministers took oath at the bedecked Rashtrapati Bhavan.
29 May 2019
Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?
Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30, exactly a week after he led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a spectacular win in Lok Sabha polls.
24 Dec 2018
Here's how much money was spent on NDA-ministers' foreign trips
Since 2014, the Centre has spent Rs 239.05 crore on foreign trips of NDA Council of Ministers, reports IE.
12 Dec 2018
Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan
On Tuesday, Congress won 99 seats in Rajasthan ousting Vasundhara Raje government from the state as the BJP won only 73 seats. The desert state cast its vote for 199 assembly seats on December 7.
09 Dec 2018
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale was slapped by a man yesterday at a public event in Ambernath town, Maharashtra.
12 Nov 2018
Prime Minister likely to hold condolence meeting for Ananth Kumar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to chair a special meeting of the Union Cabinet today to condole the demise of senior minister Ananth Kumar, official sources said.
03 Nov 2018
Odisha Government's negligence forcing farmers to commit suicide: BJP
The BJP has alleged that the BJD government has neglected the agricultural sector, forcing many farmers to commit suicide in Odisha.
03 Nov 2018
#MeToo: Wasn't a consensual-relationship: Pallavi dismisses MJ Akbar's claims
A relationship based on coercion, abuse of power is not consensual, said US-based journalist Pallavi Gogoi in her statement on Friday night after former MoS (External Affairs) MJ Akbar claimed they were in a relationship in the 1990s.
31 Oct 2018
#MeToo: Akbar records statement, says Ramani called him 'talented predator'
On Wednesday, former MoS of External Affairs, MJ Akbar recorded his statement in Delhi's Patiala House court in connection to defamation suit he filed against journalist Priya Ramani.
23 Sep 2018
Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Center's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, in Lucknow, his Parliamentary constituency, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.
24 Aug 2018
Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go
The carpet at Delhi Airport's T3 terminal, which has been the pet peeve of most travelers, is set to go.
12 Aug 2018
These 'godmen' are gearing up to contest Madhya Pradesh polls
Religious leaders in Madhya Pradesh are preparing to jump into the political fray and contest the state Assembly polls due later this year.
27 Jul 2018
If I were Home-Minister, would've ordered intellectuals' shooting: BJP Minister
Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, a BJP MLA from Karnataka, has sparked a row by saying he would have ordered the shooting of intellectuals, had he been the Home Minister of India.
06 Jul 2018
2,500 elderly taught cyber safety, courtesy Delhi Police
In a noble attempt, Delhi Police organized a workshop yesterday to make senior citizens aware of cyber crimes.
03 Jul 2018
Lord Venkateshwara Temple opened in Kurukshetra, biggest in North India
After inaugurating the Lord Venkateshwara Temple in Delhi in 2013, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) had started work to build another in Kurukshetra, a holy city of Haryana.
04 Jun 2018
Harsh Vardhan seeks states' help to achieve environment-related targets
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said if states work together, the country will achieve all its environment-related targets within a year.
02 Jun 2018
5 highly educated politicians you wouldn't know about
If you want a government job in India, you should at least be a graduate. But if you're going to become a politician, people's support is more than enough.
02 Jun 2018
Kashmir terrorism in last-stage because of Modi govt: Union Minister
Terrorism is in its "last stage" in Kashmir because of the Modi government's decisive actions on the anti-terrorism front and over 600 terrorists had been killed so far in the current NDA rule, claimed Union Minister Jitendra Singh.
09 Apr 2018
MP: HC sends notice to government for making babas ministers
The Madhya Pradesh High Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government for giving MoS status to 5 seers.