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After 20 years, Indian PM set to attend World Economic Forum 2018. A look at PM Narendra Modi's engagements in Davos

Everything you need to know about PM Modi’s visit to Davos for WEF 2018

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi is all set to embark on his first tour abroad in 2018 with the World Economic Forums (WEF) Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos,....

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik conferred 'Ideal Chief Minister' award

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik conferred 'Ideal Chief Minister' award

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was conferred the "Ideal Chief Minister" award by former President Pratibha Patil at Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad in Pune on Sunday.Receiving the award, which singles out....

Indian Scientists term Union Minister Satyapal Singh's anti-Darwin remark as illogical, polarising

Indian Scientists term Union Minister Satyapal Singh's anti-Darwin remark as illogical, polarising

Prominent scientists across the country have dismissed Union Minister Satyapal Singh's views on evolution as "illogical" and "untenable" and came out strongly in favour of the Darwinian model of the....

AK Antony rebukes Kerala CPI-M for ruling out anti-BJP pact with Congress

AK Antony rebukes Kerala CPI-M for ruling out anti-BJP pact with Congress

Senior Congress leader AK Antony on Sunday slammed the CPI-M's Kerala delegation, whom he termed as instrumental in the decision, arrived at the party's Central Committee meeting in Kolkata, ruling....

Nagaland polls 2018: Former Nagaland CM, Independent legislator to join BJP

Nagaland polls 2018: Former Nagaland CM, Independent legislator to join BJP

Independent legislator Jacob Zhimomi on Sunday resigned from the Nagaland assembly to join the BJP and contest the February 27 assembly polls on its ticket, while former Chief Minister of....

Tripura polls 2018: BJP's alliances in Tripura contradict its nationalism agenda, says Sitaram Yechury

Tripura polls 2018: BJP's alliances in Tripura contradict its own Hindutva nationalism, says Sitaram Yechury

Accusing the BJP of befriending "fissiparous" outfits and "extremist organisations" to defeat the Left Front in Tripura, the CPI-M on Sunday said the party was contradicting its own objective and....

Union minister Satyapal Singh calls Darwin's theory incorrect; here is how Twitter reacted

Union minister Satyapal Singh calls Darwin's theory incorrect; here is how Twitterati reacted

A day after Union minister Satyapal Singh claimed that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution of man was scientifically incorrect, micro-blogging platform Twitter is abuzz with responses. While most people have....

Looking forward to share vision of India's engagement with world: PM Modi

Looking forward to sharing vision of India's engagement with world: PM Modi

Ahead of his visit to Davos in Switzerland on Monday for the World Economic Forum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that he looked forward to sharing his vision....

Hindutva unifying force for India's diversity: Mohan Bhagwat

Hindutva unifying force for India's diversity: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that Hindutva is one thing that has united Indians despite so much diversity and differences in the country and that the greatness of....

BJP, EC delayed AAP MLAs disqualification to help them: Congress leader Ajay Maken

BJP, EC delayed AAP MLAs disqualification to help them: Congress leader Ajay Maken

The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP and the Election Commission for delaying the disqualification of 20 MLAs of Delhi's ruling AAP in the office of profit case to help....

Office of Profit case: God gave us 67 seats knowing this day was coming, says Arvind Kejriwal

Office of Profit case: God gave us 67 seats knowing this day was coming, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that his party got 67 seats in the 70-member Delhi assembly by God's grace because, after....

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha hits out at President Kovind, says disqualification of AAP MLAs 'arbitrary'

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday termed President Ram Nath Kovind's approval of Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs as "Tughlaqshahi" (arbitrary). "President's order disqualifying the 20....

President Kovind okays disqualification of 20 party MLAs, here is how Twitterati reacted

President Kovind okays disqualification of 20 party MLAs, here is how Twitterati reacted

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved the disqualification of twenty MLAs in Delhi on charges of holding Office of Profit, an official spokesman said on Sunday. The Election Commission....

Office of Profit case: In a blow to AAP, President Kovind approves disqualification of 20 party MLAs

Office of Profit case: In a blow to AAP, President Kovind approves disqualification of 20 party MLAs

In a major blow to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved the disqualification of twenty MLAs in Delhi on charges of holding Office of....

Jammu and Kashmir should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said her state should become a bridge of friendship and not a battlefield between India and Pakistan and appealed to the....

Three northeastern states celebrate 46th Foundation Day

Three northeastern states celebrate 46th Foundation Day

The three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on Sunday celebrated their 46th Foundation Day with various programmes and events. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the people of the....

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 soldiers injured in Pakistani firing die, death toll rises to 11

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 soldiers injured in Pakistani firing die, death toll rises to 11

Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll of people killed....

Muzaffarnagar riots: Yogi Adityanth govt seeks DM’s opinion on withdrawing criminal case against UP BJP leaders

Yogi Adityanath govt seeks DM’s opinion on withdrawing criminal case against UP BJP leaders

If the media reports are to be believed, the Uttar Pradesh government, led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yogi Adityanath, is currently considering to withdraw all the criminal cases....

GSAT-11 could be last Indian satellite to be launched by a foreign rocket: ISRO

GSAT-11 could be last Indian satellite to be launched by a foreign rocket: ISRO

If things pan out as intended, the 5.7-tonne GSAT-11 will be most probably the last heavy Indian satellite to be launched by a foreign space agency, according to K. Sivan,....

Pakistan summons Indian envoy JP Singh over 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' along LoC

Pakistan summons Indian envoy JP Singh over 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' along LoC

Pakistan on Sunday again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India along the Line of Control, which it said had killed two civilians....

Bawana fire: After 17 people died in blaze, Delhi police arrest firecracker factory owner Manoj Jain

Bawana fire: After 17 people died in blaze, Delhi police arrest firecracker factory owner Manoj Jain

Taking cognizance of the massive fire at the firecracker factory in Bawana Industrial area that killed 17 people, the Delhi police on Sunday morning nabbed the owner of the factory,....

Bawana fire: North Delhi Mayor Preeti Aggarwal caught on camera saying 'won't speak against the factory as license lies with us'; video goes viral

Bawana fire: North Delhi Mayor Preeti Aggarwal caught on camera saying 'won't speak against factory as license lies with us'; video goes viral

A day after a major fire broke out at a plastic factory in Delhi's Bawana area claiming at least 17 lives, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and North Delhi....

Confused over human waste that disposed off mid-air, Haryana people term it ‘meteor’

Confused over human waste that disposed off mid-air, Haryana people term it ‘meteor’

Humans have often been fascinated by what lies on the other side of this surface and also they have always been excited about finding what lies in the sky above....

Madhya Pradesh: Youth posts on Facebook about saffron colour, gets arrested for hurting religious sentiments

Madhya Pradesh: Youth posts on Facebook about saffron colour, gets arrested for hurting religious sentiments

After a Facebook post on saffron colour, that initiated a war of words, resulting in allegedly hurting the religious sentiments, a 19-year-old youth has been arrested from Manasa town in....

Ghaziabad: Couple stage robbery at boutique to get insurance money; arrested

Ghaziabad: Couple stage robbery at boutique to get insurance money; arrested

There have been several instances where people have tried to claim the insurance through a scripted tragedy, and most of us are pretty aware that how it ends. In a....

AAP MLAs' disqualification: EC acting as BJP's agent, says Sanjay Singh

EC acting as BJP's agent, says Sanjay Singh

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of trying to "murder democracy" and alleged that the Election Commission (ECI) had....

Delhi: AAP orders probe into Bawana warehouse fire, announces ex-gratia

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal orders probe into Bawana warehouse fire, announces ex-gratia

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday ordered a thorough probe into the Bawana plastic factory fire incident that claimed at least 17 lives and announced an ex-gratia of Rs....

Mohan Bhagwat to address biggest-ever RSS rally in Assam on Sunday

Mohan Bhagwat to address biggest-ever RSS rally in Assam on Sunday

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is slated to address a rally of around 50,000 swayamsevaks in the Assam capital on Sunday, that is being touted as the biggest....

In first year, US Prsident Donald Trump firms up ties with India

In first year, US Prsident Donald Trump firms up ties with India

As an upstart candidate aiming for the highest office in the United States, Donald Trump promised an election rally of Indians that they "will have a true friend in the....

112 First Ladies who dared to dream and break the glass ceiling

112 First Ladies who dared to dream and break the glass ceiling

First Ladies' from across112 different fields and professions, including several unsung heroines -- from the first woman porter to the first female auto-rickshaw driver, the first female train and bus....