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FIR registered against BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, case handed over to CBI

CBI will now decide on the arrest of the MLA as the case has been transferred to them.

See what expenses of Arvind Kejriwal are borne by the tax payers

The 'aam aadmi' does not seem that 'aam' after all!

The mysterious death of DYSP Ganapathy and the investigation that followed

The unanswered questions and quest for justice

Read why people are sporting this t-shirt with ‘militant’ Hanuman image

Lord Hanuman would keep the leftist bhoot-pishaach away from India.

Full text : Interview with Jamie Bartlett, the man who exposed Congress’ links to Cambridge Analytica

An interview, which if read in the Indian context, may as well give you sleepless nights

Yasin Malik arrested, protests erupt in Srinagar

Malik was concerned that BJP could go to any extent to ensure that Kashmir would be a focal point during 2019 elections.

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas who once exposed Kejriwal, removed as party’s Rajasthan-in-charge

The party has claimed that he wasn't paying much attention to the party's affairs

Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan unhappy with Rahul Gandhi for using their name in political fights

Rahul Gandhi insinuated the financial gains of Shirdi Industries as 'Shirdi ke chamatkar'

A professor of international economics highlights challenges facing Belt and Road Initiative

The BRI faces several challenges which might affect its viability if they are they are not addressed

Indian Railways announces ambitious tourism plan centred around metre-gauge tracks

The defunct metre gauge lines are set to be converted into heritage routes

Rabri Devi writes to Nitish Kumar after Bihar government withdraws security staff deployed at her residence

Rabri Devi says if anything happens to her and her family, the state home ministry will be responsible

On Point with Nupur Sharma : Tell all interview of Honourable Minister Smriti Irani

Episode 2 of On Point with Nupur Sharma where Minister Smriti Irani clears the air

Head of SIT assures full security to the family of rape victim in Unnao

The SIT is expected to send a report to the chief minister by evening

With expenses exceeding income, the Congress party seems to be in troubled Financial times

The Congress party isn't having the best of financial times

Sonia Gandhi began and ended her Presidentship without getting more than 30% votes in general elections

The 31% jibe against Narendra Modi is nothing but a juvenile argument.

Aligarh family allege being victimised by the misuse of SC/ST Act after 12 FIRs were lodged against them

District officials state the man has been misusing the SC/ST Act to obtain compensation.

Tamil Nadu Church accused by ‘Dalit Christians’ of discrimination, including untouchability

The discrimination includes not giving the 'Dalit Christians' a priest status

Sunni Waqf Board claims Shah Jahan gave them Taj Mahal, SC demands transfer deed with his signature

CJI Mishra said 'these kinds of issues shouldn't waste the time of the Supreme Court'

Tripura CM accuses Left of spreading Marxist propaganda, to introduce NCERT books in state schools : Indian Express

Reports had emerged in 2016 that Indian history had been removed altogether from class 9 textbooks by the Left.

TMC, which objected to ceremonial weapons during Hindu festivals, carries weapons during polls

The TMC has been accused of stifling opposition for the upcoming Panchayat polls

Priest who once served in India, arrested by Vatican on charges of child pornography

The Pope has been quite vocal in having zero tolerance for child sex abuse.

Modi government to change Nehru Memorial to Museum for all Prime Ministers of India

Congress has accused Modi government of attempting to destroy Nehru's legacy.

Hizbul terrorist declared traitor by devastated mother who vows to not accept his dead body

She has also called that he be shot dead if he indeed joined the terror organisation

West Bengal Election Commission withdraws order extending date for nomination papers for panchayat polls

Political violence in the run up to panchayat polls has been on the rise.

Remembering Arya Samaj – A pioneering initiative in reviving Hinduism

Swami Dayananda Saraswati proposed a Hindu response to missionary activities of Abrahamic faiths.

Farooq Ahmed Dar – A manufactured victim?

Farooq Ahmed Dar's 'ordeal' has its origins in the attitude of Kashmiri society

Intolerant about art: Is Congress stifling the voice of those mocking Rahul Gandhi?

Is the Congress taking steps to remove videos critical of Rahul Gandhi?

BSP leader paints the recently repaired statue of Ambedkar blue, evades questions

He painted the statue from saffron to blue, leaves when asked even Lod Buddha wore saffron

Fodder scam convict Lalu Yadav invites Mamata Banerjee for Opposition meet in Patna

Mamata has been traveling across country trying to strengthen anti-BJP forces.

Indian Army seals the deal for 1.86 lakh bulletproof jackets at 639 crores

The jackets will be supplied by SMPP Pvt Ltd, has been approved after stringent field trials.

Anger over no state funeral to Kargil War hero by Karnataka government

Journalist Gauri Lankesh too was provided a state funeral by the Siddaramaiah government

Supreme Court bars Teesta Setalvad’s arrest in embezzlement case before 31st May

She has been provided relief by the Supreme Court in a fund embezzlement case

Rape accused BJP MLA’s brother Atul Sengar arrested by UP police

Atul Singh Sengar arrested on charges of assaulting the victim's father.

This Gorakhpur madarsa teaches Sanskrit among other subjects

Yogi Adityanath government has taken various initiatives to modernise madrasas.

VHP leader sets himself on fire demanding closure of meat shops in Haridwar

Charanjeet Pahwa has been demanding the closure and shifting of illegal meat shops in the Hindu pilgrimage site of Haridwar

Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s fast… err.. farce on communal harmony

From pre-fast breakfast of chhole-bhature to riots accused leaders, this fast was 'symbolic' after all.

Rape Victim’s father dies in judicial custody; 2 police officers, 4 constables suspended

The father was allegedly beaten up by the BJP MLA's supporters a few days back.

Hong Kong free to arrest Nirav Modi as per India’s request : China

Earlier, India had made a request for the provisional arrest of the disgraced businessman.

Upper Caste boy allegedly shot dead by Dalit girl’s family for marrying her

The police have claimed that the girl's family had opposed the wedding

Rahul Gandhi won hearts today with his fast, RW trolls should read this to know how

It requires special ability to see the brilliance and nobility of Rahul Gandhi. Here is one attempt.

10 Policemen booked in Gujarat for forcibly taking Bitcoins after kidnapping businessmen

Inspector Anant Patel, with other policemen, allegedly kidnapped two businessmen and forced them to transfer 200 bitcoins to him

RSS worker sets himself on fire after being frustrated with social strife

He ran for 100 meters chanting Bharat Mata ki Jai

Why it is cool to be a Hindu

Sanatan Dharma offers freedom to the individual, yet guides the person in their spiritual journey.

Two Rohingya Muslim men arrested in Manipur for alleged involvement in human trafficking

Three other Rohingyas were arrested from the same town in March as well.

For the first time, NIA puts Pakistani diplomat on wanted list, to move Interpol for Red Corner Notice

The Pakistani diplomat and his associates planned to launch 26/11 style attacks

Here’s why some groups think winking is against Islam

As per applicants, a reference to 'winking' is also made in the Quran.

IT notice served to Karnataka Chief Secretary to furnish details of payments made to contractors for election purposes

I-T department suspects money routed to contractors for 'election purposes'.

If Modi is a ‘travelling salesman’, was Indira a ‘travelling beggar’?

One American newspaper headlined Indira's visit as "New Indian leader comes begging"

Yogi Adityanath appeals to Hindu saints to work towards elimination of casteism and untouchability

Yogi asked religious leaders to spread the message of brotherhood

Non bailable warrants issued to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi

The move taken by CBI today indicates that it is intent on nabbing the absconding businessmen.

Rahul Gandhi fails to answer questions and lies profusely in his interaction with traders in Karnataka

Congress president resorted to blatant lies and baseless fear mongering in his interaction

Bomb found in under-construction metro tunnel at Subhas Sarovar, Kolkata

The police has undertaken further investigation.

The Linguistic ATM: A divisive investment

The efforts to sow the seeds of linguistic chauvinism in Bengal society may not yield desired results.

India’s ‘Hindu only’ village, where religious preaching by Christian evangelists is strictly prohibited

The village was declared Hindu only after some Christian evangelists tried to convert some of its residents

Actress protests in front of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce, complains of sexual exploitation

These allegations indicate that the Telugu film industry may be unsafe for aspiring actresses. 

Himachal Pradesh gets its first grid connected solar power plant in Shimla

The 35 KW plant will sell surplus power to the state electricity board

Chetan Bhagat slams Shekhar Gupta’s ThePrint for lack of ethics

Chetan Bhagat accused the author of the post for lying about his research on the book.

Chinese sperm bank announces that all donors need to be Communists

Taking ideological vetting to a new level?

‘The Wire’ journalist shares communally sensitive fake news, retracts after being corrected

This was another instance of fake news that has gone without much criticism

After remarks on Modi’s Karnataka rally, case registered against Jignesh Mevani for ‘fomenting violence’

The MLA has been involved in a series of controversial behaviour in the past.

Another BSP leader arrested in UP for inciting violence during recent Dalit protests

Earlier a former BSP MLA was arrested for inciting violence

NIA chargesheet indicts PFI, larger conspiracy behind murder of Hindu Munnani activist murder : TimesNow

Members of the organization have been involved in heinous crimes in the past as well.

15-year old girl dies in Telangana after allegedly consuming food at a Madarsa

The Madarsa is apparently not recognized by the State government

Opposition parties’ amusing response to Amit Shah’s speech proves that they are bereft of ideas

Is the opposition is running out of ideas to counter the government?

‘Vested interests or to gain cheap popularity’: Bar Council slams derogatory tweet by Indira Jaising

Indira accused Justices AK Goel and UU Lalit of caste-bias and 'protecting brahmins'.

Andhera Chatega, Sooraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega – Remembering AB Vajpayee’s historic speech on BJP Sthapana Divas

The memory of Vajpayee's prophecy might serve as an inspiration to the party in the coming days.

The case for change – What is the deal with Odisha?

Amit Shah hit the nail on the head when he said 'governance fatigue' has set in

Supreme Court deals a blow to firm associated with Robert Vadra in Income Tax evasion case

It has dismissed a petition filed by Sky Light Hospitality

Secular-liberals hate Lord Ram because he is the biggest roadblock to the ‘Breaking India’ project

Forgetting Ram would verily change the nature of society and country that we are today.

IAF to hold war game ‘Gagan Shakti’ to practice rapid force deployment during Doklam like crisis

India's first three female fighter pilots are also expected to participate in the exercise

Pakistan approaches the World Bank over Kishanganga hydro-project on Neelum river

Pakistan is alleging India of carrying our 'water aggression' and building dams to restrict water flow to Pakistan

Lord Hanuman is not merely a benign devotee of Shri Rama, He is also a fearsome warrior

Faced by a million threats, Hindus are turning towards the warrior aspect of our Gods.

Smriti Irani starts constituting regulation committee to set standards for online media and news portals

The committee will have 1 representative each from PCI, NBA and IBF. The secretary, ministry of I&B will be the convenor

Haryana woman accuses husband of forcing her to convert to Islam

The woman has accused her husband of sharing her private pictures amongst his friends to defame her.

Dr Ambedkar rejected Aryan Invasion Theory with facts and logic

BR Ambedkar didn't buy the Aryan Invasion Theory

Another gold for India at the Commonwealth Games

The games have begun on a promising note.

Kerala Church home to a controversial archbishop, accused of demeaning yoga

A report published by the church's doctrinal commission has made these claims

Lahore High Court orders Pakistan government not to ‘harass’ Hafiz Saeed

The Lahore High Court order comes as the US declares his MML as terror organisation and UNSC declares its updated terror watch list

‘The Oligarchs Valley’ by Yasha Levine and the parallels in India

What happened in the USA a century or more back, is happening in India today

Former Chairman of National Minorities Commission criticises polygamy among Muslims

Tahir has urged his fellow Muslims not to block the reform

Salman Khan conviction: usual suspects are playing the victim and religion card for Khan

Though law is equal for all, some feel that a special law has to be applied for Salman Khan

Is the Chief Minister of Karnataka a believer of superstitions?

The BJP pointed out that the Karnataka CM was campaigning with a lemon in his hand.

Mayawati’s U-Turn: From proactively favouring a curb on misuse of SC/ST act to opposing it

Violent protests took place across India after Supreme Court sought to put a curb on its misuse

Reliance Group serves a 1000 crore defamation notice to Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

The Reliance Group has alleged that Sanjay Nirupam has made defamatory statements against the company.

Facebook says data of 87 million users might have been leaked to Cambridge Analytica

The numbers are much higher than the previously estimated 50 million

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