Assembly Elections

Latest news and updates from assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram

The BJP has claimed that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is in minority

For all his angst against Adani, Rahul Gandhi chose Kamal Nath who rallied behind Adani for power plant in Chhindwara

Kamal Nath is believed to be close to Gautam Adani, whom Rahul Gandhi has frequently accused of being a 'crony capitalist'

As Congress factions create chaos, Rahul Gandhi quotes Tolstoy and Congress tweets ‘game’ links

The Assembly Elections in three states, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh saw Congress successfully push BJP out of power

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Govt of India approves construction of India’s largest hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh

Union govt approves preliminary activities for Dibang Multipurpose Project is a hydropower cum flood moderation project in Arunacahal Pradesh

India with Kulbhushan: Friends of ex-Navy officer hold prayers ahead of ICJ verdict

The ICJ will announce its verdict today on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case where India had challenged Pakistan's trial and sentencing of an Indian national.

Richa Bharti case: Ranchi Court takes back order to distribute Quran after state govt and investigating officer’s request

The Ranchi Court, which had ordered Richa Bharti to distribute 5 copies of the Quran as a condition for bail, has been forced to take back its ridiculous judgment.

Will the Indian State push Hindus to react like Muslims to have their religious sentiments and interests be protected?

Historically, the Indian State has treated Muslims as a special class and continues to treat them as such.

NCP, TMC and CPI could lose their national party status

They are likely to be issued a show-cause notice by the Election Commission to explain why their national party status should not be revoked.

Illegal immigrants living on every inch of this country will be identified and deported: Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha

Amit Shah said while NRC is currently a part of Assam Accord, actions will be taken to identify every illegal infiltrator in the country and deport them back as per the international law.

Threats and abuses: SFI’s punishment for girl students who did not join CPM’s ‘Women’s Wall’ campaign

The girl students alleged that they were threatened and abused for not asking permission from SFI before going home, missing the 'Women's Wall' event that was arranged by the ruling CPM.

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar believes that there should have been another Super Over to decide the Final

The World Cup is over and many former players and experts are suggesting to change the rules for the Finals at least.

Uttar Pradesh: Muslims in Peepalsana village in Moradabad desert barbers for offering haircuts to Dalits

Muslim customers, who were angered by this move, have decided to boycott the barbers in the area

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed gets arrested in Pakistan and netizens can’t stop laughing at this photo of his

Whether Saeed's arrest was an eyewash or to save Prime Minister Imran Khan's face during his scheduled visit to the US in a few days' time or whether it was the FATF pressure of being blacklisted, only time will tell. For the moment, Twitterati had a few good laughs.

Ranchi Bar Association boycotts the judge who had ordered Ranchi girl to distribute Quran as bail condition

Ranchi District Bar Association has demanded the withdrawal of bail condition and transfer of the magistrate

Tiranga TV in yet another controversy: Girl accuses senior producer of sexual harassment, makes lewd chats public

A girl has accused the senior producer of Kapil Sibal backed Tiranga TV of sexual harassment. Himanshi Gupta took to Twitter to make lewd WhatsApp chats public.

Gujarat Congress MLA wants unmarried girls to stop using mobile phones, supports ban on intercaste marriages

Congress MLA Geniben Thakor justified the move by saying that such ban on usage of mobile phones by unmarried girls will 'automatically control the boys'

Nitish Kumar govt directs police to ‘gather information’ on the RSS and its subsidiary outfits in Bihar

A letter was sent to DSPs (Special Branch) directing them to collect information on the RSS just five days after the 2019 Lok Sabha election results were announced.

Congress leader Kapil Sibal and wife to be sued by journalist Barkha Dutt for fraud and cheating in Tiranga TV case

There seems to be no end to the fighting between Congress leader Kapil Sibal and 'journalist' Barkha Dutt over the Tiranga TV fiasco

Rebel MLAs cannot be compelled to attend house proceedings, speaker to decide on resignations in time-bound manner: SC

The Supreme Court has also ruled that the rebel MLAs can themselves take a call on whether they wished to attend the trust vote that it has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 18. 

Congress gives adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over ‘tension at Indo-China border’, even after Army Chief rubbished claims

Despite the clarifications issued by the COAS, Congress gave an adjournment motion over non-existent 'tension' at the Indo-China border.

New Zealand coach Gary Stead expects ICC to think about sharing the World Cup in future

The Kiwi Coach, Gary Stead hopes that ICC will review the World Cup final rule and allow the teams to share the trophy in case of a tie in super over.

Modi government has cancelled registration of 14,800 NGOs in last five years for FCRA violations

The Home Ministry said that various NGOs and associations in India received nearly Rs.50,000 crore as foreign contributions over a period of three years from 2015-16 to 2017-18.

CBI raids residence and office of former SP leader and mafia don Atiq Ahmad in Allahabad

A CBI team has carried out a series of raids at residence and office of mafia don turned Samajwadi politician Atiq Ahmad in Allahabad on Wednesday

US-based Indian journalist mistakes Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as Indian ‘official’ news agency, gets slammed on Twitter

Raju Narisetti looked at a tweet from the official Twitter handle of Pakistan's ruling political party and thought that it has come from the Press Trust of India.

Kapil Sibal claims Barkha Dutt was sacked before her tweets, won’t be paid anymore, Barkha says Sibal is lying

As Barkha had predicted, the Sibals also blamed the newly-elected Narendra Modi government for the advertisers to back off. Lack of advertising revenues led to deepening of their financial troubles, they claim. 

Campaign to raise funds for Richa Bharti, who was ordered to distribute Quran by Ranchi court, surpasses target within hours

A 19-year old college student, Richa Bharti was ordered to distribute 5 copies of Quran as a condition of bail by the Ranchi court

Conversion at Karnataka High Court? Islamic proselytising organisation distributed Quran among judges and advocates

Salaam Centre engages in 'Dawah' or the Islamic practice of converting non-Muslims to Muslim.

The best celebratory moments of England’s win in the World Cup Final

The World Cup final 2019 is regarded as the best ODI game ever and we all believe it.

Here are 7 bizarre judgments by the Indian Judiciary that highlight the need for urgent reforms

It's not the first time that the rather bizarre tendencies of the Indian Judiciary have been on display. In this article, we revisit some of them.

Barkha Dutt files complaint with NCW against Kapil Sibal’s wife for abusing female employees of Tiranga TV

NCW has taken cognisance of the complaint filed by the female staff members of Tiranga TV against channel promoter Promila Sibal

Karnataka speaker is delaying acceptance of resignations because he wants to keep a minority government in power: Mukul Rohatgi in SC

On Friday, the court had ordered the speaker to maintain the status quo with regard to the resignation and disqualification of 10 rebel MLAs.

It is only fitting that Barkha Dutt’s last show on Kapil Sibal’s channel was on Kargil War

It is indeed poetic that a show on Kargil was done a channel backed by a Congress leader, and it was hosted by Barkha Dutt.