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Fifth round of LAC talks with China likely next week

26 Jul 2020

Fifth round of LAC talks with China likely next week

India and China are expected to hold the next round military talks next week as the disengagement process at Pangong Tso is yet to see completion.

India-China conflict: Chinese troops remove structures in Hot Springs, Gogra

07 Jul 2020

India-China conflict: Chinese troops remove structures in Hot Springs, Gogra

Amid talks to de-escalate the border tensions between India and China in Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese military has reportedly removed temporary infrastructure installed at two friction sites.

Surat: Migrant workers' protest turns violent; police lob teargas shells

04 May 2020

Surat: Migrant workers' protest turns violent; police lob teargas shells

A clash broke out between migrant workers and police officials in Gujarat's Surat on Monday.

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

03 May 2020

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

The Centre on Wednesday allowed inter-state movement of stranded migrant workers via buses. Two days later, special trains were also allowed to ferry the workers.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

24 Feb 2020

Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad to skip banquet for Trump

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the Presidential banquet hosted for United States President Donald Trump, sources told ANI on Monday.

Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal's wife set to join Army

19 Feb 2020

Pulwama martyr Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal's wife set to join Army

A year after Indian Army Major Vibhuti Dhoundiyal was martyred in an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama, his widow is set to join the Army.

Who is Kameshwar Chaupal, Ram Mandir trust's Dalit member?

07 Feb 2020

Who is Kameshwar Chaupal, Ram Mandir trust's Dalit member?

Months after the Supreme Court paved the way for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a trust in the Parliament for the temple's construction.

Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

05 Feb 2020

Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Tuesday reacted to a petition filed against his upcoming film Shikara.

Air India flight to bring back 400 Indians from China

31 Jan 2020

Air India flight to bring back 400 Indians from China

India will soon bring back around 400 Indians from China's Wuhan, which has been reeling under a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

06 Jan 2020

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

Superstitions galore: Specially-abled kids buried neck-deep during solar eclipse

26 Dec 2019

Superstitions galore: Specially-abled kids buried neck-deep during solar eclipse

While the country witnessed a celestial spectacle today, the last solar eclipse of the decade turned out to be traumatic for some specially-abled kids in Karnataka.

Karnataka college students forced to wear boxes to curb cheating

19 Oct 2019

Karnataka college students forced to wear boxes to curb cheating

In a shocking incident, students of the Bhagat Pre-University College in Haveri, Karnataka, were made to sit for their mid-term examinations with boxes covering their heads to prevent cheating.

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari murdered in Lucknow

18 Oct 2019

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari murdered in Lucknow

Former Hindu Mahasabha leader and founder of the Hindu Samaj Party Kamlesh Tiwari was murdered in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Friday afternoon.

BJP's TikTok-star scolds for not chanting "Bharat Mata ki jai"

08 Oct 2019

BJP's TikTok-star scolds for not chanting "Bharat Mata ki jai"

As Haryana gears up for assembly polls on October 21, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate has quite conveniently taken the limelight.

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.

Kerala woman reveals how PUBG saved her marriage

14 Feb 2019

Kerala woman reveals how PUBG saved her marriage

While PUBG might have adversely impacted the lives of many youngsters in the country, it also has a positive inspiring story to tell.

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

17 Oct 2018

Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists

Following the controversial Supreme Court verdict, the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple opened its gates to devotees on Wednesday at 5pm.

#TechBytes: Top 5 video streaming apps available in India

26 Aug 2018

#TechBytes: Top 5 video streaming apps available in India

Ushered in by Netflix, binge watching has now become a new trend altogether with the emergence of countless video streaming services.

Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections

09 Oct 2017

Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections

Varun Gandhi contradicts BJP's stand on asylum for Rohingya refugees

26 Sep 2017

Varun Gandhi contradicts BJP's stand on asylum for Rohingya refugees

BJP's Varun Gandhi, Sultanpur MP, in a Navbharat Times editorial wrote that Rohingya refugees should not be deported but should be given humane treatment.

Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"

24 Sep 2017

Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"

The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a Kashmir-based al Qaeda affiliate led by former Hizbul Mujahideen leader Zakir Musa, has issued a statement that they will not rest until "occupied Hindustan" is "liberated."