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  • It’s Amit Shah v/s Prashant Kishor

    • Editor
    • March 11, 2017

    Prashant Kishor, a key behind-the-scenes figure of the Narendra Modi election campaign in 2014, raised many an eyebrow when he switched sides to Nitish Kumar. That’s quite a fence to jump. Janata Dal (United) broke its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party in...

  • With sweep in Uttar Pradesh, BJP’s...

    • Mrinalini Singh

    In a remarkable turn of fortunes in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party is set to return to power after 14 years as it is has swept the state by winning over 300 seats. This is the party’s best performance so far in the state, considering that this was only...

  • Fugitive liquor baron ready to negotiate one-time...

    • Editor

    Liquor baron Vijay Mallya – Indian fugitive in the UK wanted for wilful tax evasion and loan defaults – took to Twitter on Friday, saying he was ready to negotiate with banks to pay a “one-time settlement” charge on his Rs 9,000 crore loan default.

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  • Holi or Hooliganism? It’s time to create...

    • Mrinalini Singh

    India – the country of festivals, the country where people celebrate to thank the Gods, the country where all classes of people come together to cherish the very purpose of life. Festivals give a ray of hope to the working people to keep working, and also function as...

  • UP all set to welcome the revolution in the state

    • Mrinalini Singh
    • March 10, 2017

    The BJP is likely to form the next government in UP, indicated exit polls. Times Now-VMR gave a clear majority to the BJP. It said that the BJP would win 190-210 seats. The India today-Axis poll gave 251-279 seats to the BJP in a House of 403, predicting just 88-112...

  • Lok Sabha passes maternity leave to six months

    • Mrinalini Singh

    Women employees in the organized sector will now get six months of paid maternity leave, more than double the entitlement so far, after the Lok Sabha amended the law on maternity benefits. Terming the move a “gift on International Women’s Day”, labour minister...

  • AIIMS closes down its ‘VIP’ counter

    • Editor

    Following criticism, the AIIMS today closed a counter set up exclusively to facilitate treatment for “VIPs” and the patients recommended by the Union Health Minister’s office. The move comes after Union Health Minister J P Nadda expressed displeasure over the...

  • LeT militants killed in Pulwama encounter

    • Editor

    Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces while a student was shot dead allegedly by the forces personnel during the clashes, and a youth died ostensibly of a heart attack while running for his life during the police action on demonstrators, in this...

  • Rajnath Singh applauds Sartaj for disowning...

    • Editor

    Two days after the blast on board a Bhopal-Ujjain train and the anti-terror operations that followed in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, leading to the arrests of nine and the killing near Lucknow of a terrorist identified as Mohammad Saifullah, Home Minister Rajnath...

  • Shocking Facts: Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal...

    • Sukanya Iyer

    The Dalai Lama is a Monk of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat”, school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism founded by Je Tsongkhapa. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso. The Dalai Lama was an important...

  • Modi government to pay rent for urban poor

    • Editor
    • March 9, 2017

    The government is all set to launch a new rental housing policy in 100 smart cities. The policy has been in works for the last 3 years but is likely to see the light of the day soon. The first component of that plan may well be rolled out in the next fiscal year.

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  • AAP again budgets to keep the capital the...

    • Editor

    Steering clear of introducing any new taxes, the Aam Aadmi Party government’s third budget for 2017-18 has a larger outlay of Rs 48,000 crore with education and healthy clearly singled out as priority sectors. Public transport, water, and sanitation are also...

  • RGV gets in huge trouble over Sunny Leone tweet on...

    • Editor

    On International Women’s Day when everyone was celebrating achievements of women, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma celebrated Men’s Day. Not just that if insulted adult star and Bollywood actor Sunny Leone and women as a whole on Twitter. He tweeted saying that he wished...

  • Won’t Accept the body of a Terrorist: Father...

    • Editor
    • March 8, 2017

    The father of the suspected ISIS operative who was shot dead in Lucknow in an operation by the Uttar Pradesh Anti Terror Squad, declined to accept the mortal remains of his son, news agency ANI reported on Wednesday.  Saying that it is not in the “country’s...

  • Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj—A Legacy of Maratha...

    • Sukanya Iyer

    Chatrapathi shivaji was an Indian warrior king and a member of the Bhonsle Maratha clan. Shivaji carved out an enclave from the declining Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur that formed the genesis of Maratha Empire. In 1674 he was formally crowned as the chatrapathi...

  • Why is CNN against world’s oldest civilization...

    • Editor

    At a time when the Indian-American community in the US is seeking answers over the sudden spike in attacks on its members, Hindu Americans were left shocked by the extremely stereotypical portrayal of them in a latest CNN television series titled “Believer”.

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  • IS sets its footsteps in India by train blast in...

    • Editor

    In the first-ever strike in India by the so-called Islamic State, a module radicalized by the terrorist organization triggered a low-intensity blast in Madhya Pradesh, injuring 10 passengers. The morning blast on the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train at Jabri railway...

  • Suspended DU professor and five others get life...

    • Editor

    The Gadchiroli sessions court awarded life imprisonment to Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and five others for their “links” with Left-wing extremist organizations and “waging war” against India. Apart from the professor, the court also convicted...

  • How media spread lies about BHU VC at Modi’s...

    • Mrinalini Singh

    Indian media’s role while covering the elections in Uttar Pradesh is already under the scanner. Questions are being raised as to the neutrality of media houses who have benefited from the UP Government’s larges. Questions are being asked of softball interviews and...

  • Its high time now, Akhilesh government should...

    • Editor
    • March 7, 2017

    The Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has completed four years in power and this fact is being drummed into the minds of the people of this state through advertisements worth crores of rupees that, at first glance, appear nothing more than an embellished list...

  • 26/11 attack carried out by Pak-based terror group

    • Editor

    Former Pakistan National Security Adviser Mahmud Ali Durrani has admitted that 2008 Mumbai terror attacks were carried out by a terror group based in Pakistan. He negated the importance of Jamat-Ud Dawa’s chief Hafiz Saeed for the establishment in Islamabad and...

  • After serving for 30 years INS Viraat...

    • Mrinalini Singh

    In May this year, the INS Viraat aircraft carrier would have completed 30 years in service with Indian Navy. Often known as the Grand Old Lady, the surface ship sailed under her own power for the last time from Mumbai to Kochi in July 2016 and was decommissioned in...

  • ‘Thekedar of Nationalism’: NDTV constantly...

    • Mrinalini Singh

    Media is supposed to be the fourth pillar and so called watch dog. The duty of the media is to bring out hidden atrocities to light. However, it has now descended into a political tool used by those in power to manipulate public opinion. Media has the power to shape...

  • Indian doctor’s quick action saved the life of...

    • Editor
    • March 6, 2017

    When ordinary people do extra ordinary things, real life superheroes are born.

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