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  • Rajnath Singh leads race to be UP CM

    • Editor
    • March 15, 2017

    After securing a thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP is now in the process of zeroing in on a credible face for the chief minister’s post. According to sources in the BJP, party president Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh have had a conversation...

  • Who will be the next UP CM? Mystery continues

    • Editor

    Overwhelmed with the mandate received in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the BJP is in a fix on how to appoint a chief minister who balances the development discourse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the caste and social equations in the state and the...

  • Election panel rejects Kejriwal’s plea to use...

    • Editor

    Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has written to Election Commission, requesting not to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for polling during the upcoming municipal elections in the National Capital. Instead, the AAP chief has demanded the use of ballot papers...

  • How AAP misguides people by putting up bogus news

    • Mrinalini Singh
    • March 14, 2017

    Arvind Kejriwal has a very strong social media team. The only work of these social media campaigners is to find out any news by which AAP can bash BJP and Modi. So, the task is handy and in order to fetch all the benefits these people make fake news.

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  • JNU scholar ends his life

    • Editor

    Just days after writing a post on inequality, 27-year-old Dalit MPhil student at JNU Muthu Krishnan was found having allegedly committed suicide in South Delhi’s Munirka area Monday evening. “He had come to his friend’s house this afternoon to have food. He said...

  • SC refuses to stay Parikkar’s oath-taking...

    • Editor

    The spirit of Holi gala was expected to spill with a series of colourful political developments poised to play out over the issue of government formation in the coastal state, which has thrown up a fractured mandate.

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  • TVF founder faces sexual assault allegation

    • Editor

    In a Medium post dated March 12, a user with the pseudonym ‘Indian Fowler’, claiming to be a former employee of The Viral Fever, one of India’s leading online video creators, alleged widespread sexual harassment at the workplace. Leading to a series of...

  • 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...