Voting under way in bypolls for Mainpuri Lok Sabha and 6 assembly seats across 5 states | India News

NEW DELHI: While all eyes are set on phase 2 of the Gujarat assembly elections, votes are also being cast for 6 assembly seats across 5 states and and on one Lok Sabha seat in bypolls today. Rampur Sadar and Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, Padampur in Odisha, Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, Kurhani in Bihar and Bhanupratappur […]

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KCR likely to skip; Mamata, Stalin to attend all-party meet on G20 presidency | India News

NEW DELHI: As India takes over the presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, heads of political parties will attend a meeting convened by the central government tomorrow to discuss the way forward. As per government sources, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Trinamool congress president […]

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Rahul Gandhi resumes Bharat Jodo Yatra in Agar Malwa on last day of Madhya Pradesh leg India News

AGAR MALWA: The Bharat Jodo Yatra led by Congress MP Rahul Gandhi resumed on Sunday from Agar Malwa district on the last day of its Madhya Pradesh leg and will enter Rajasthan in the evening. Noted folk singer Prahlad Tipanya along with his group and Congress MLA Jitu Patwari were seen walking with Gandhi in […]

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Plans on IAC II put on hold for now; examining option of repeat order of INS Vikrant: Navy Chief Admiral | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is looking at having a second indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) and is set to procure a raft of other platforms including Predator drones from the US to bolster its overall military capability, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar said on Saturday in the backdrop of evolving regional security matrix and […]

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Congress defectors Amarinder Singh, Sunil Jakhar in top BJP body | India News

NEW DELHI: With an eye on the 2024 general electionsthe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday inducted former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and former state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar into the party’s national executive, the key body which deliberates to frame the organisational agenda. BJP has also appointed three leaders from Punjab as […]

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UPA in Jharkhand to take out rallies highlighting govt achievements | India News

RANCHI: The ruling UPA partners in Jharkhand — the JMMthe Congress and the RJD — have decided to take out rallies across the state to highlight the state government’s achievements over the past three years, and seek people’s feedback over its performance, a minister said on Friday. The Hemant Soren-led UPA government is completing its […]

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India ready to take its place at global top tables: Ruchira Kamboj | India News

NEW YORK: India is ready to take its place at the global top tables including G-20 and the UN Security Council presidency as the country is willing to bring solutions to the table, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ruchira Kamboj said on Friday. During the press briefing, when asked about UNSC reforms and India’s […]

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Calcutta HC allows TMC to hold rally near house of BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari | India News

KOLKATA: The Calcutta high court on Thursday allowed the Trinamool Congress to hold a political rally near the residence of leader of opposition in West Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP at Kanthi in Purba Medinipur district on December 3. The high court also directed the state government to ensure that rules are adhered […]

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Can India have ‘Project Great Indian Bustard’ like one for tigers, SC asks Centre | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday requested the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change to consider launching ‘Project Great Indian Bustard (GIB)’, akin to India’s acclaimed conservation effort through ‘Project Tiger’, to save the critically endangered bird, whose numbers have dwindled to about 150. A bench of Chief Justice of India D […]

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Ultimate question perhaps is whether ‘jallikattu’ can be allowed in any form: SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Courtwhich is hearing a challenge to a Tamil Nadu law allowing “Jallikattu“, on Wednesday observed the “ultimate question” perhaps might be whether the bull-taming sport, dubbed by many as cruel to animals, can be allowed in any form. “Jallikattu”, also known as “eruthazhuvuthal”, is a bull-taming sport played in Tamil Nadu […]

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ICHR tying up with Isro to trace India’s ancient legacy in science and technology | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is tying up with Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) to work together “to trace India’s legacy in the field of science and technology” and find out if India was a ‘Vishwa Guru’ in science in ancient times. Raghuvendra Tanwar, ICHR chairman, said that initial documentation for […]

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2022 Gujarat elections: Time to rebuild Mahatma Gandhi’s land by ending BJP’s misrule, says Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and party leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the BJP for its 27 years of “misrule” in Gujarat and said it is time to rebuild Mahatma Gandhi’s land. Calling upon the people to reject the BJP in the upcoming assembly polls, Kharge attacked the ruling party over inflation and […]

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Cleric among 4 killed in J&K car accident | India News

JAMMU: Four people, including a cleric (imam) were killed when a car they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Udhampur district, on Monday. Police said the car was on its way from Ramban to Jammu and the accident happened near Samroli in Udhampur […]

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All people living in India are Hindus : Mohan Bhagwat | India News

DARBHANGA: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Monday asserted that all people living in India were by definition Hindus and diversity had flourished in the country because of the cultural ethos of the land. Anybody who agrees to sing Sanskrit verses in praise of Bharat Mata and is committed to preservation of the culture of the land […]

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Personal data access only in exceptional cases: IT MoS | India News

NEW DELHI: The government will not be able to violate the privacy of citizens under the proposed data protection law as it will get access to personal data only in exceptional circumstances like national security, pandemic and natural disasters, minister of state for electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said. Speaking during an online discussion, the […]

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Freedom fighters demonstrated how people with diverse ideologies could come together: RSS chief Bhagwat | India News

PATNA: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday asserted that those who fought for the country’s Independence demonstrated how people with diverse ideologies could come together for a common cause. Bhagwat was speaking at a function on the penultimate day of his four-day tour of Bihar in Malkhachak village of Saran district, held in […]

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Why grownups are tuning into bedtime stories | India News

Software professional Deepak Srivastav took his phone to bed last night. But the 35-year-old Noida resident did not watch Instagram reels or go through his Facebook feed. He tuned into an app, selected a story titled ‘Ek Anokha Khat’ (a unique letter), placed the phone on his bedside table and lay down. “Dheere se aankh […]

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Indians to demonstrate at Pakistani embassies in New York, London over 26/11 terror attacks | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian diaspora is planning to hold a protest at the Pakistani Consulate in New York to highlight the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai. In one of India’s worst terror attacks, the terrorists held Mumbai hostage for four days, killing 166 and injuring 300. The 26/11 terror attacks were carried out by Pakistan-based […]

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10 trade unions boycott finance ministry’s virtual pre-budget consultations, demand physical meeting | India News

NEW DELHI: A joint forum of ten central trade unions has decided to boycott the virtual pre-budget consultation with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on November 28, demanding a physical meeting with reasonable time to speak. Pre-budget consultation is an annual exercise under which representatives of different sectors give suggestions and raise demands to be addressed […]

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PM Modi to open Goa’s 2nd airport on December 11: Sawant | India News

NEW DELHI: The Mopa International airport, Goa’s second airport after Dabolimwill be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tentatively on December 11, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant announced at the Times Now Summit 2022 on Friday. Speaking about revolutionising tourism in India, Sawant said the sector can grow through an integrated and focused approach to […]

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