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CBI a ‘brand for justice’ — when Modi, Doval attended agency’s diamond jubilee celebrations

Union ministers Jitendra Singh, Kiren Rijiju, Ajay Kumar Mishra and Nityanand Rai also attended event at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.

Talks on bilateral ties, G7 invitation — When Japan PM Kishida met Modi at Hyderabad House

Modi also spoke to his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida about the G20 Summit to be hosted by New Delhi later this year. This is Kishida's 2nd India visit as Japan's PM.

‘Building a better world together’ — snapshots of Australian PM Albanese & Modi in Delhi

Australian PM Anthony Albanese, on a 4-day visit to India, Friday visited Delhi's Hyderabad House and Rashtrapati Bhavan, where he was given a ceremonial reception.

Diamond heiress to plastic baron — the daily lives of Jain monks & nuns who gave it all up

Monastic life involves walking barefoot, eating a meal a day, & staying away from electricity & modern tech. Goal is to attain moksha from endless cycle of rebirth.

India-Italy@75 — Italian PM Meloni meets Modi & ministers on India visit

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni received a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Thursday. This is Meloni’s first visit to India, and an Italian PM's first in 5 years.

Sitharaman felicitated in Modi & Nadda’s presence – glimpses from BJP parliamentary party meet

Days after she tabled Budget in Parliament, Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was felicitated in BJP parliamentary party meet in presence of PM Modi & party chief Nadda.

Artist tribals of Lalbazar are painting their ‘village of dreams’. It’s a new tourism destination

In West Bengal’s Jhargram town, tribals have not only revived lost art forms, their wall paintings have turned Lalbazar into a ‘must visit’ place for tourists.

Posters in sweet shops, crowd of photo seekers — glimpses of MP godman’s fandom

Bageshwar Dham, where Dhirendra Krishna Shastri holds darbar, has no railway station. That doesn't stop followers from thronging the place. ThePrint's Praveen Jain captures the mood.

Murmu & Modi welcome Egypt’s Sisi. Snapshots from Republic Day chief guest’s ceremonial reception

In a meeting held later, Modi and Sisi decided to upgrade the ties between India and Egypt to a 'strategic partnership'. This is the Egyptian president's first visit to India.

Modi rides into BJP’s executive meet — glimpses from the roadshow & party’s two-day event

Union ministers & CMs gather at Delhi's NDMC Convention centre for the meet. On the agenda, the nine assembly elections this year & the Lok Sabha election next year.

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A BRICS currency can weaken US hold over emerging economies. India...

Before de-dollarisation of BRICS can occur, India must secure a place in IMF's basket of world currencies, where Chinese Renminbi is already included.
A woman shops inside the Big Bazaar retail store in Mumbai | Reuters/Niharika Kulkarni

GST collection rises 12% to Rs 1.57 lakh crore in May

The government collected 1.41 trillion rupees as GST in May 2022 and a record 1.87 trillion rupees in April.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Manipur CM N. Biren Singh chairs a meeting with senior officials of the Manipur Police, CAPFs and the India Army to review the security situation in Manipur, in Imphal | ANI

Manipur unrest: Army defends itself against social media attacks, says its...

Statement follows social media posts giving out names of 21 officers belonging to one of two Manipur communities locked in violence — Kukis and Meiteis — and alleges favouritism.
Illustration : Soham Sen

Article 370 to G20, India is in a Kashmir sweet spot....

It is in the nature of the news cycle that the only aspect of the G20 event (Third Working Group on Tourism) in Srinagar...