Saturday, 21 May, 2022


Raj Thackeray should seek apology from North Indians before his Ayodhya visit, demands Ramdas Athawale

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale on Friday welcomed the postponement of Maharashtra...

BJP stoking communal issues with eye on 2024 polls, says Shiv Sena on Gyanvapi mosque row

BJP's 'development model' comprises furthering communal issues such as debates over mosques and temples, Shiv Sena says in editorial in mouthpiece 'Saamana'.

Push for 2024? KCR starts multi-state tour, meetings with Kejriwal & Deve Gowda on agenda

According to a statement from Telangana CM's office, he will also interact with noted economic experts to discuss the country’s 'economic predicament'.

Modi hits out at opposition, says some parties ‘trying to poison society for self-interest’

In a virtual address to senior BJP leaders, PM Narendra Modi also defended his government against the opposition's charge of 'Hindi imposition'.

Failed to achieve anything meaningful: Prashant Kishor on Congress’ Chintan Shivir

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Poll analyst Prashant Kishor, giving his views on the recently concluded Congress Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir, said that...

‘Chintan Shivir’ a failure, says Prashant Kishor, predicts rout for Congress in Gujarat, HP

The pollster, who almost joined the Congress a month ago, said the party’s brainstorming session had only prolonged its status quo.

Sushil Modi calls Lalu Yadav, his family ‘a symbol of corruption in Bihar’

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Calling Lalu Yadav and his family 'a symbol of corruption in Bihar', the BJP leader Sushil Modi said...

RJD makes ‘caged parrot’ jibe after CBI registers fresh case against Lalu Prasad Yadav

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a fresh case against RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav and...

AAP accuses BJP of encroaching on govt land in Delhi

New Delhi , May 20 (ANI): Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party of terrorising the poor and middle class of Delhi by bulldozing houses and...

Hardik Patel quit Congress fearing jail in sedition cases, claims Jagdish Thakor

Rajkot (Gujarat) , May 20 (ANI): Days after Hardik Patel quit Congress, Gujarat party chief Jagdish Thakor claimed that the latter took the step...

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Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Modi govt’s modest Rs 65,000 crore disinvestment target for FY23 seems to be a tall order

Government has already met one-third of its Rs 65,000-cr disinvestment target for this year. But legal and procedural delays with high-value companies are now posing hurdles.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.