Bijaya Das

Prince of Cuttack. King of covering politics. Prawn lover. Never speaks his mind lest he hurt anyone. Creatively uses humour to escape censure.

Karnataka: All 17 disqualified MLAs to join B S Yediyurappa-led BJP tomorrow

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs to join Yediyurappa-led BJP in Karnataka: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday confirmed that all 17 disqualified Congress-JD (S) MLAs have unanimously decided to join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at 10.30 am on....Read More

JNU students protest against fee hike: Are Jawaharlal Nehru University students free riders?

JNU students protest against fee hike: The massive protest staged by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union outside the JNU campus over several issues including the recent fee hike raises a question mark on the legitimacy of the students'....Read More

Sudhir Chaudhary-Kunal Kamra Twitter face-off: Chaudhary calls on Twitter India to block comedian Kamra

Sudhir Chaudhary-Kunal Kamra Twitter face-off: Sudhir Chaudhary, editor-in-chief of the Zee Media Group, has called on Twitter India to block comedian-satirist Kunal Kamra for carrying out personal, disparaging attacks on him in the guise of satire. In a Twitter post,....Read More

Hyderabad train accident: 1 killed, 20 injured as MMTS train rams into Kurnool Intercity Express at Kacheguda railway station

Hyderabad train accident: One person was killed and several others sustained injuries after the Lingampalli-Falaknuma Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train (Train No 47175) rammed into a stationary Kurnool Intercity express train (Tran No 17028) at Kacheguda railway station on Monday. The....Read More

Maharashtra political crisis: Shiv Sena moves its MLAs to Bandra hotel fearing poaching, BJP leaders meet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to discuss legal options

Maharashtra govt formation: The deadlock over government formation in Maharashtra continues for the 16th day since the election results were declared in the state on October 21, 2019. Both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena are adamant regarding....Read More

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at ENRich 2019: India will chart its own course of energy transition in a responsible manner

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said India will chart its own course of the energy transition in a responsible manner. Speaking at KPMG India's annual energy conclave ENRich 2019, the Union minister said....Read More

Maharashtra govt formation: President’s rule threat issued by BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar undemocratic, insult to people’s mandate, says Saamna editorial

Maharashtra govt formation: The ongoing political slugfest between the Devendra Fadnavis-led Bharatiya Janata Party and the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena intensified on Saturday over the implementation of President's rule in Maharashtra. Shiv Sena, through an editorial in Saamna, warned the....Read More

Yes Bank fund infusion: Will RBI approve Rs 8,500 crore binding offer from foreign investors?

Yes Bank fund infusion: Will the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) allow foreign capital infusion in crisis-hit Yes Bank? The answer seems "No' because the current RBI rules do not allow a single investor to hold more than 10 per....Read More

Chidambaram moves Delhi High Court seeking interim bail till Nov 4 on health grounds in INX Media case

Chidambaram moves Delhi High Court seeking interim bail on health grounds: A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Congress leader former Union minister P Chidambaram to judicial custody till November 13 after the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) custody ended today, on Wednesday,....Read More

Mobile subscribers to pay more? Secretaries panel may end free calls, cheap data

Mobile subscribers to pay more: Mobile subscribers may have to shell out more for calls and data, reports said on Tuesday. Keeping in view the financial distress faced by the telecom sector, the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) constituted by the....Read More

PM Narendra Modi says India, Saudi Arabia two Asian powers, says New Delhi looking forward to Saudi Aramco’s participation in Strategic Petroleum Reserves

PM Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India and Saudi Arabia are two Asian powers. Speaking to Arab News in Riyadh, the Prime Minister said the two nations share similar security concerns in their....Read More

Kashmir: 28-member delegation of EU parliamentarians meet PM Narendra Modi, NSA Ajit Doval, to visit Valley tomorrow

EU Parliament members to visit Kashmir on Oct 29: A 28-member delegation of EU (European Union) parliamentarians called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg on Monday, October 28, 2019. The delegation, that would be visiting Jammu....Read More

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Key takeaways

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) abysmal performance in the recently concluded Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections 2019 points a chink in the ruling party's armour. Due to poor selection of poll issues and candidates, the....Read More

JJP leader Dushyant Chautala says neither Congress nor BJP will win more than 40 seats in Haryana Assembly Elections 2019

JJP leader Dushyant Chautala on Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala on Thursday said neither the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), nor the Congress will win more than 40 seats in the Haryana Assembly Elections 2019....Read More

Mexico deports 311 Indians: Sikh youths from Punjab say travel agents cheated them, social media calls them fools

Mexico flies 300 Indian migrants to New Delhi: The atmosphere at Delhi airport was filled with anger and frustration after a specially arranged non-scheduled flight carrying more than 325 deported Indians from Mexico reached the Indira Gandhi International Airport on....Read More

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends senior-most Supreme Court judge Sharad Arvind Bobde’s name as his successor

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends S A Bobde's name as his successor: In his letter to the law ministry, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has recommended senior-most Supreme Court judge Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde's name as his successor. Justice....Read More

HDFC Bank declaration on Rs 1 lakh deposit insurance scares customers. Where will we keep our money if banks are not safe, ask depositors on social media

The dust is yet to settle in the unfortunate collapse of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank in Mumbai with 3 deaths, 2 suicides and a heart attack, making the headlines. With the government flatfooted in its reaction and their....Read More

35 foreigners killed, 4 injured in bus accident in Medina province, PM Narendra Modi expresses condolences

Medina bus accident: As many as thirty-five residents were killed and four others sustained injuries after a private chartered bus collided with an excavator in the western Saudi Arabian city on Wednesday. The injured have been transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital....Read More

PM Narendra Modi in Maharashtra’s Akola: People of Jammu and Kashmir are also children of Maa Bharti

Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Addressing a mega election rally in Maharashtra's Akola, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attacked some political parties who had said that Jammu and Kashmir has nothing to do with Maharashtra. Reminding the political parties that....Read More

Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: At Charkhi Dadri rally, PM Narendra Modi promises to stop India’s water share from flowing into Pakistan

Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: Addressing a huge rally in Haryana's Charkhi Dadri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he will stop India's share of water that is flowing to Pakistan and bring it to Haryana to facilitate irrigation.....Read More

With poor air quality, Delhi becomes gas chamber ahead of Diwali, stubble burning continues in Haryana, Punjab despite ban

Air quality drops in Delhi: Delhi has become a gas chamber with a sudden drop in air quality. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Tuesday recorded Delhi air quality in the "poor" category with an AQI of 216 and....Read More

Gold, silver prices rise amid strong demand ahead of Dhanteras, Diwali

Gold, silver prices rise ahead of Dhanteras, Diwali: The retail price of gold and silver rose in futures trade on Monday due to strong demand ahead of Dhanteras and Diwali. Gold prices rose by 0.15 per cent to Rs 37,903....Read More

Kovalam delegation-level talks: PM Narendra Modi says Chennai Vision ushers in new era in India-China ties

Kovalam delegation-level talks: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the Wuhan summit instilled a new momentum and trust in India-China relations but today's 'Chennai Vision' is the start of a new era in the two country's ties. Prime Minister....Read More

Odisha’s ISRO hero: How Kandhamal boy Abhimanyu realised his dream

Kandhamal boy Abhimanyu realises his ISRO dream: Here is the story of another Abimanyu who not only broke the impenetrable Chakravyuha but also managed to came out of it successfully with sheer determination and courage. Poverty and the adverse situation....Read More

Trinamool MP Nusrat Jahan’s killer reply to Mufti Asad Kasmi on Durga puja row: I’m God’s special child, free to celebrate all festivals

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan's killer reply to Mufti Asad Kasmi on Durga puja row: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan, who created stir after participating in 'sindoor khela' with her husband Nikhil Jain at Chaltabagan Durga Puja Pandal in West Bengal, criticised....Read More

Kashmir news: 10 injured, including traffic policeman, journalist, in grenade attack outside deputy commissioner’s office in Anantnag

Terrorist attack in Anantnag: At least 10 persons including a traffic policeman and a journalist have injured after militants hurled a grenade outside Deputy Commissioner's office in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday. Security forces were rushed to the spot and....Read More

Aarey protest: Section 144 imposed, 200 activists detained after Bombay High Court allows axing of over 2,500 trees for construction of Mumbai Metro 3 car shed

Aarey protest: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC were imposed in the area near the metro-rail project site at Aarey Colony in Goregaon East and twenty activists arrested after a protest was held on Friday night against the felling....Read More

Hyderabad Nizam fund case: Pakistan says it will take action after examining judgment of High Court of England and Wales

Hyderabad Nizam fund case: The Foreign Office (FO) in Islamabad on Wednesday said Pakistan is closely examining all aspects of the judgment delivered by the High Court of England and Wales in Hyderabad Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan's wealth case....Read More

Love for Bapu or false show of emotion? Samajwadi Party leader Firoz Khan’s Gandhi Jayanti video goes viral, check it out here

Samajwadi Party leader Firoz Khan's Gandhi Jayanti video goes viral: This video of Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders offering tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district could be India's official entry....Read More

Bahujan Samaj Party releases list of 27 candidates for Haryana Assembly elections 2019

BSP releases candidates list for Haryana Assembly elections 2019: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) released its candidate list for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections 2019 on Wednesday. There are 27 names in the list. Reports said BSP supremo Mayawati herself....Read More

BJP Maharashtra assembly elections 1st candidate list: CM Devendra Fadnavis to contest from Nagpur South West, Chandrakant Patil to contest from Kothrud

BJP Maharashtra assembly elections 1st candidate list: The Maharashtra unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday released the first list of candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections which is scheduled to be held on October 21, 2019.....Read More

BJP Haryana drops 7 sitting MLAs, releases its first list of 78 candidates for Assembly elections 2019

BJP releases its first list of candidates for Haryana Assembly elections 2019: The Haryana unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its first list of candidates for Haryana Assembly elections. Reports said wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt will contest....Read More

Lahore High Court moves Hafiz Saeed’s case from Gujranwala to Lahore

Lahore High Court allows Hafiz Saeed's case to be shifted from Gujranwala to Lahore: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Sardar Shamim Ahmed on Monday allowed 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's terror financing case to be shifted from a....Read More

New Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria on Balakot airstrike: We were prepared then, we will be prepared next time

New chief of Indian Air Force RKS Bhadauria on Balakot air strike: The new Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria (PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC) on Monday said the Indian Air Force (IAF) is better prepared to carry....Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Tamil is echoing across America after his UN speech

PM Modi at IIT Madras' 56th convocation ceremony: Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged participants at Singapore-India Hackathon 2019 at IIT-Madras in Chennai on Monday. The prime minister said he saw no fatigue on the face of the students who were....Read More

MSCB scam: Prohibitory orders imposed in Mumbai in view of NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s visit to ED office

MSCB scam: Anticipating protests by NCP workers, the Mumbai Police on Friday imposed prohibitory orders (Section 144 of the CrPC) in the city's Ballard Estate area ahead of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's visit to the Enforcement Directorate....Read More

Zinetac-cancer scare forces GSK to withdraw Ranitidine tablets in India

Zinetac recall: Popular British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has decided to recall all Zinetac tablets manufactured in India by Saraca Laboratories Ltd following cancer scare, reports said on Thursday. GSK is all set to recall 150 mg and 300 mg Zinetac tablets in....Read More

SBI to withdraw petrol, diesel purchase discounts on credit cards from October 1

SBI withdraws petrol, diesel purchase discounts on credit cards: The SBI credit card holders, who prefer to swipe their cards while buying fuel, won't get the 0.75 per cent discount that was introduced by state-owned oil companies more than two-and-a-half....Read More

Arvind Kejriwal says if NRC is implemented in Delhi, Tiwari will be the first one to leave Capital city

Arvind Kejriwal targets Manoj Tiwari on NRC implementation in Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari over the latter's demand for implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC)....Read More

Thomas Cook collapse: 20,000 employees stare at joblessness, UK govt plans to rescue 1.5 lakh British holidaymakers stranded abroad under Operation Matterhorn

Thomas Cook collapse: As many as 150,000 Britishers holidaymakers have been stranded abroad after popular tour operator Thomas Cook filed for bankruptcy, reports said on Monday. The travel company was in dire need of £200 million in extra funds to....Read More

Sensex soars over 1,400 points to 39,417, Nifty50 reclaims 11, 648

With heavy buying of Foreign Institutional Investors, domestic traders and due to rationalisation of Goods and Services Tax for certain sectors, the BSE S&P Sensex was up b 1,404 points or 3.7 per cent at 39, 417 at 12.45 am....Read More

Howdy Modi event in Houston: PM Narendra Modi introduces President Donald Trump as Great American President, says Abki baar Trump Sarkar

Howdy Modi event in Houston: Introducing President Trump to the Indian-Americans as a "great president of the US", Modi said Trump had introduced him to his family in 2017 and today he got the opportunity to introduce the US president....Read More

India’s first plastic-free election: Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly polls will be held on October 21, results on October 24, says CEC Sunil Arora

CEC Sunil Arora announces Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly election dates:  Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday said Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections will be held on October 21 while results will be declared on October 24, 2019. The 5-year term of....Read More

Howdy Modi event in Houston: Hurricane Imelda may play spoilsport in mega event, India’s UN envoy says focus of UNGA meet will be on countering terrorism and extremism

Howdy Modi event in Houston: Hurricane Imelda may play spoilsport on Howdy, Modi! event which is scheduled to be held in Houston on September 22, reports said. The National Weather Service predicted Imelda could bring more rain to parts of....Read More

Sensex zooms over 2,000 points, highest in 10 years, after Nirmala Sitharaman cuts corporate tax, PM Narendra Modi, RBI chief Shaktikanta Das exude confidence in GDP growth

Sensex zooms over 2,000 points: Sensex soared over 2,000 points after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced fiscal measures to boost growth. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slashed corporate taxes and announced Rs 1.45 lakh crore stimulus to shore up growth....Read More

Finally, Nirmala Sitharaman comes up with a gamechanger, announces corporate tax rate cuts for domestic, new manufacturing companies, sensex jumps almost 2,000 points

Govt cuts corporate tax rates: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to slash the corporate tax rates for domestic companies and for new domestic manufacturing companies.  The equity markets zoomed past 1,600 points on Friday after Nirmala Sitharaman....Read More

Washington DC shooting: 1 killed, 5 injured in Columbia Heights area, automatic weapon used in crime

Washington DC shooting: At least one person was killed and five others sustained injuries after an unknown gunman opened fire from his automatic weapon in the Columbia Heights area of Washington, DC, wusa9.com reported on Friday. The incident took place just....Read More

Howdy, Modi!: PM Narendra Modi to embark on week-long visit to US today, Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard welcomes him

Howdy, Modi!: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a week-long visit to the United States of America, later today (Friday, September 20, 2019), reports said. On Thursday, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the....Read More

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM says govt will usher in an era of trust, development in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Kargil

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed a mega rally in Gujarat's Kevadia. Modi turned 69 today. Following his address, the prime minister also visited the temple of Lord Dattatreya at Garudeshwar village near Kevadia and....Read More

Hindu girl from Pakistan’s Ghotki found dead in her hostel room in Larkana, brother suspects murder, calls for help

Hindu girl from Pakistan's Ghotki found dead in her hostel room in Larkana: A day after religious fanatics attacked a Hindu teacher and vandalised his residence in Pakistan's Sindh province over alleged blasphemy, the body of a Hindu girl was....Read More

BJP leader Pon Radhakrishnan says Tamils ungrateful, slammed

BJP leader Pon Radhakrishnan says Tamils ungrateful, slammed: Former BJP minister Pon Radhakrishnan stirred a hornet's nest after he termed Tamils "ungrateful people" for having failed to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi for heaping praise on the Tamil language. Radhakrishnan's....Read More

Zomato delivery executives go on mass strike in Mumbai, Bengaluru after online food app cuts incentives

Zomato delivery executives go on mass strike in Mumbai, Bengaluru after online food app cuts incentives: Scores of Zomato food delivery executives went on a mass strike in Mumbai and Bengaluru on Monday after the online food aggregator slashed their....Read More

New Moto E6s priced at Rs 7,999 to go on sale on Flipkart from Sept‎ 23

New Moto E6s priced at Rs 7,999 to go on sale on Flipkart from Sept‎ 23: Motorola's all-new Moto E6s smartphone will go on sale on Flipkart from September‎ 23, 2019, reports said. The Moto E6s, the India variant of....Read More

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Narendra Modi in Delhi on Wednesday

Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Narendra Modi in Delhi on Wednesday: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is known as a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will meet him in Delhi on Wednesday, reports said. The Modi-Mamata....Read More

Supreme Court allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Kashmir, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami to return to Srinagar, CJI Ranjan Gogoi says he may visit Valley if need arises

Supreme Court on Jammu and Kashmir, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, while hearing petitions against the media and communication restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, said in the Supreme Court on Monday that....Read More

Pakistani abuses elderly Indian lady in UK’s Birmingham over Kashmir issue

Pakistani abuses elderly Indian lady in UK: Some Pakistani's can stoop to any low. The shameless act of a Pakistani man was caught on camera when he was abusing an elderly Indian lady in Birmingham, England. In the video, tweeted....Read More

Chandrayaan 2: NASA’s lunar probe to fly over Vikram landing site tomorrow, may send new data

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) will fly over the lunar south pole where lander Vikram is lying motionless and not responding to hello signals sent by the Deep Space Networks (DSN), reports said. The LROC will send photographs of....Read More

Drone attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities puts question mark on safety of Indian oil refineries, storage facilities

The latest drone attack on two Saudi Aramco oil facilities has put a question marks on the safety of our oil refineries, storage facilities that are spread across the country. As many as four people were killed and several others....Read More

Assam NRC Final List 2019 published: Here are the steps to check your name

Assam NRC Final List 2019 published: The Assam NRC Final List 2019 has been published online on Saturday. Officials checked the final draft of NRC at a Seva Kendra in Guwahati and released the documents, reports said. The status of every....Read More

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says odd-even scheme to be implemented post-Diwali from November 4 to 15

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says odd-even scheme to be implemented post-Diwali from November 4 to 15: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the Odd-Even vehicle scheme will be implemented in the capital city for the third time from....Read More

PNB scam: Interpol issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi’s brother Nehal Modi

Interpol issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi's brother Nehal Modi: The Interpol on Friday issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Nirav Modi's brother Nehal Modi aka Nehal Deepak Modi for his alleged involvement bank fraud and money laundering cases.....Read More

Imran Khan’s candid confession: Pakistan lost 70,000 men, over $100 billion in Afghanistan but US says Islamabad betrayed Washington…we should have stayed neutral

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan spewed venom against the US government for undermining Islamabad's contribution in the fight against terrorism in Afghanistan. Imran Khan said Pakistan lost as many as 70,000 people and lost over a 100 billion dollars to....Read More

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India to knock ICJ doors again on denial of second round of consular access by Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Friday that India will approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over Pakistan government's denial of second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav. Raveesh Kumar said the MEA will....Read More

Double slap for Pakistan: International community isolates Islamabad on Kashmir issue, Baloch activists spearhead their protest against genocide committed by Pak Army

Double slap for Pakistan: On the occasion of the 42nd session of UNHRC, the Baloch leaders and activists have requested to human rights bodies to support Balochistan Movement to stop the genocide in the hilly region against Pakistan's barbarism. Now,....Read More

PM Narendra Modi launches projects worth Rs 12,652 crore to protect cows, livestock, urges people to say goodbye to single-use plastic

PM Narendra Modi launches projects worth Rs 12,652 crore to protect livestock, urges people to say Goodbye to single-use plastic: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the people to say Goodbye to single-use plastic. Addressing a huge gathering in....Read More

UP law student case: 9.58-minute massage video goes viral, BJP leader Chinmayanand may land in a soup

UP law student case, massage video: More trouble is brewing for BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand after a video footage allegedly showing him with a woman went viral on Tuesday. Though the authenticity of the viral video hasn't been ascertained yet,....Read More

Kashmir News: Pakistan minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi begs world for help but forgets to mention plight of Kashmiri Pandits, how Pakistan killed Baloch freedom fighters

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday urged the international community to interfere in the Kashmir issue. Qureshi was addressing the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva. Heaping praise on the Human Rights....Read More

Pakistan cracks down on pro-independence protest in PoK, arrests 22 people but preaches human rights gospel on Jammu and Kashmir

The ugly face of Pakistan's military-backed government, that vowed before the international community to protect the rights of Kashmiris in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370 and 35 A, was exposed on Saturday when the country's police and....Read More

Alka Lamba says time has come to say Goodbye to AAP, may join Congress

AAP MLA Alka Lamba may join Congress: In a tweet, Alka Lamba, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Delhi's Chandni Chowk tweeted that time has come to say Goodbye to AAP and to resign from the primary membership of the....Read More

Jio Fiber landline service: How to activate Jio Home Phone aka JioFixedVoice for new Jio Fiber users

Jio Fiber landline service: Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani had announced at the company's 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) that Jio Fiber users would enjoy the landline service Jio Fixed Voice or Jio Home Phone at zero cost. He....Read More

Jio Fiber Landline Service: How to activate free voice calling on JioFiber and get Jio Fixed Voice landline number

How to activate free voice calling on JioFiber and get Jio Fixed Voice landline number: Jio Fiber preview users can now sign up for Jio Fixed Voice as well as Jio Home Phone which is known as the company's free....Read More

PM Narendra Modi, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe hold talks on strengthening ties in defence, security, start up, 5G and economy in Vladivostok: 10 things to know

PM Narendra Modi, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe hold talks in Vladivostok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the 5th EEF in Vladivostok and discussed on strengthening bilateral relations in....Read More

Britain not safe for Indians. Hundreds of Pakistani supporters attack India’s High Commission in London, cops turn mute spectators

Hundreds of Pakistani supporters attacked the Indian High Commission in London on Tuesday to vent their ire against India after Pakistan faced humiliation in the international forum over the abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and....Read More

Sensex nosedives 800 points; Nifty slips below 10,800, US Dollar worth Rs 72.30 paise

Sensex down, Nifty-slips, Rupee falls against US Dollar: The Nifty50 index breached 10,900 while Sensex slumped over 800 points to levels of 36,833 as lower-than-expected GDP numbers for the April-June quarter on Tuesday. The latest economic development has sparked fears....Read More

Breaking News Live updates: Enforcement Directorate arrests DK Shivakumar in money laundering case, Congress calls for statewide protest tomorrow

Breaking News Live updates: The bail plea of former finance minister P Chidambaram, who was spared the embarrassment of being sent to Tihar jail under judicial custody, was heard at 3 pm today. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) cant arrest the....Read More

Ex-Pak envoy Abdul Basit retweets photo of porn star Johnny Sins as Kashmiri protester, deletes it to save face

Ex-Pak envoy Abdul Basit retweets photo of adult filmstar Johnny Sins as Kashmiri protester: Formet Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit's attempt to tarnish India's international image by highlighting the plight of Kashmiris has embarrassed the entire Pakistan nation.....Read More

Forget US Dollar, Indian Rupee loses against Bangladeshi Taka now

Indian Rupee loses against Bangladeshi Taka now: After the first half of 2019, Indian Rupee seems to have lost value against the Bangladeshi Taka, reports said. Earlier in the day, the exchange price of 1 Bangladeshi Taka was 1.18 rupee....Read More

Air Force chief BS Dhanoa flies his last MiG21 sortie with Abhinandan Varthaman before his retirement on Sept 30

Air Force chief BS Dhanoa flies his last MiG21 sortie with Abhinandan Varthaman: Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flew in the trainer version of the MiG-21 Type 69 fighter Aircraft,....Read More

Chandrayaan lands in Bengaluru’s Herohali: Of course, 15,935 deadly potholes make IT city a perfect destination for lander

Chandrayaan lands in Bengaluru's Herohali: In the nippy evening on September 1, the motorists and pedestrians in Bengaluru's Herohali ward wondered why the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) decided to land its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft in Herohali and that too with....Read More

Nripendra Mishra leaves Narendra Modi side after 5 years of PMO tenure

Nripendra Mishra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, expressed his intention to be relieved of his assignment on Friday, reports said. Prime Minister Modi has requested Mishar to continue for two weeks. The PM has also appointed P K Sinha....Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman on banking reform: Govt to merge 10 public sector banks into four, number of state-owned banks falls to 12 from 21

Nirmala Sitharaman on govt roadmap to thwart economic crisis: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced a slew of measures taken by the Centre to thwart the economic crisis that is looming large. Addressing reporters in New Delhi Nirmala....Read More

Sikh girl’s forced conversion in Lahore: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh slams Imran Khan over safety of minorities in Pakistan, demands action against guilty

Sikh girl's forced conversion in Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday expressed his concern over the illegal conversion of a Sikh girl in Pakistan's Lahore city. The Punjab CM also warned Pakistan to punish the guilty or....Read More

Supreme Court asks Uttar Pradesh govt to produce Shahjahanpur law student today itself

Supreme Court asks Uttar Pradesh govt to produce Shahjahanpur law student before it: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh to produce the law student who had made sexual harassment allegations against former....Read More

Honey Mission: KVIC distributes over 1.15 lakh bee-boxes to fructify Sweet Revolution

KVIC's Honey Mission blooms across nation: At a time when there is an active demonstration abroad for saving honey bees for maintaining ecological balance, back home in India, an organisation – working on the principles of Mahatma Gandhi – has....Read More

QNET scam: Shahrukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Boman Irani questioned by Hyderabad Police

Shahrukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Boman Irani questioned by Hyderabad Police in QNET scam: The Cyberabad police in Hyderabad on Thursday questioned Bollywood actors Shahrukh Khan, Anil Kapoor and Boman Irani for their alleged involvement in the Rs 5,000-crore Ponzi scheme,....Read More

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan embarks on 2-day visit to Moscow to review cooperation in energy, steel sector

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan embarks on 2-day visit to Moscow: Union oil and steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan will embark on a two-day visit to Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, August 29, 2019. A delegation of oil and gas, as well as....Read More

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik announces 50,000 jobs for Kashmiri youth, mobile services restored in Kupwara, Handwara

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday unveiled a roadmap for the development of newly created Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories. Seeking people's cooperation, the Governor said the ruling BJP government at the Centre has taken....Read More

Pak minister Sheikh Rashid: Yeh Jung aakhri jung hogi

Pakistan Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Wednesday said if India and Pakistan go to war over Kashmir it will be fought for the last time (Yeh Jung aakhri jung hogi). The Pakistani minister, while addressing a meeting in Rawalpindi,....Read More

Article 370 abrogation: 200 Kashmiri political leaders to be released in phase 1, new GoM under Ravi Shankar Prasad to study Valleys development measures

Article 370 abrogation: The Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre has set up a five-member Group of Ministers (GoM) to monitor the Kashmir situation and creating a roadmap to push development in the newly-established Union Territory. The GoM will....Read More

Supreme Court refuses Centre’s request to appoint interlocutor for Kashmir, 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear all petitions on Article 370 in 1st week of October

Supreme Court refers all petitions on Article 370 to 5-judge Constitution Bench: The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down a request from the Centre to appoint an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir and issued a notice to the Centre and....Read More

Kashmir: Pakistan tries to hoodwink international community with nuclear war threat. Are they bluffing?

Pakistan is trying to arm-twist the international community to parrot its line on Kashmir issue with nuke threat. Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held talks on Kashmir issue and bilateral trade promotion and Trump....Read More

Chidambaram sent to 5-day CBI custody till August 26 in INX Media case

Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram was sent to 5-day CBI custody on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the INX Media case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar heard the arguments of CBI and Chidambaram's counsel for....Read More

Disgusting: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern on Chistchurch manifesto being sold online in Ukraine

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has slammed book sales of Christchurch massacre shooter's manifesto that is being sold in Ukraine. Expressing the concern, she termed the move as abhorrent and disgusting. Jacinda said that she is mulling to raise the....Read More

Congress says no chargesheet filed against P Chidambaram in INX Media case, BJP diverting focus from economic crisis, Kashmir

Congress defends P Chidambaram in INX Media case: Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Thursday defended former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case. Surjewala said no chargesheet has been filed against Chidambaram so far and during the....Read More

Today’s Top Breaking News LIVE Updates: Vikram Rathour set to become India’s batting coach, Bharat Arun, R Sridhar to continue as bowling and fielding coach

Top Breaking News LIVE: After the re-appointment of Ravi Shastri as the head coach of India, Vikram Rathour is all set to become the new batting coach of the Indian cricket team. Bharat Arun and Ramakrishnan Sridhar are going to....Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan bats for increasing steel consumption, strategic roadmap for Industrial Revolution 4.0

Union Petroleum Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday chaired a meeting on the steel demand outlook. Senior officials of the Ministry of Steel, Joint Plant Committee and CRISIL were present in the meeting. Pradhan reviewed the steel demand....Read More

Chidambaram arrested, CBI to take him to headquarters for interrogation

Chidambaram pleads innocence in INX Media case, CBI likely to arrest him any moment: The Supreme Court will hear senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram's anticipatory bail plea on Friday reports said. The Supreme Court today refused....Read More

Chidambaram missing: Surrender and end the fugitive drama

Palaniappan Chidambaram, the man who went after Left-wing extremists in Operation Greenhut and famously announced several voluntary disclosures of income schemes to ferret out black money, has now gone underground like Maoists who had fled his wrath and for alleged....Read More

Xiaomi Mi A3 India launch: 4GB variant costs Rs 12,999, 6GB storage option available for Rs 15,999

Xiaomi Mi A3 Price in India: Xiaomi launched two variants of its latest smartphone Mi A3 in India at 12 noon today (on Wednesday, August 21, 2019). The power-packed Android One phone is available in three colour options. While the....Read More

Xiaomi Mi A3 India launch: Event timings, live stream link, expected price and Amazon availability

Xiaomi Mi A3 India launch: Chinese electronics company Xiaomi Corporation is all set to launch its Android smartphone Mi A3 at 12 pm (noon IST) in India through its Indian arm Xiaomi India on Wednesday. Reports said Mi A3 is....Read More