Thursday, 18 August, 2022


Siddaramaiah has accepted Deve Gowda’s challenge but the Congress is wary of his chances

The CM has won the past two elections from Varuna, but this time, former mentor Deve Gowda dared him to contest from his old seat, Chamundeshwari.

Two BJP ministers of J&K who backed Kathua rape accused resign

The rape and murder of the 8-year-old girl, who belonged to the nomadic Bakerwal community, has sparked national outrage

PM Modi assures justice in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases

PM Narendra Modi, at an event to inaugurate the B R Ambedkar memorial in Delhi, assured that justice will be done in the incidents of rape in Kathua and Unnao.

BJP minister who’s backing Kathua rape-murder accused once compared Modi to a dog and bull

From his scathing attack on the BJP as a Congress leader to allegations of sexual harassment that he faced, J&K minister Lal Singh is not new to controversy.

Behind Rahul’s ‘impromptu’ candlelight vigil: A bid to go beyond ‘a tweet here or there’

At the march, held at India Gate under a heavy security cover, Rahul was accompanied by sister Priyanka Vadra and her husband Robert Vadra

The curious silences of Modi: Kathua rape not the only case where PM chose not to speak

Incidents like the lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq by cow vigilantes and the Padmaavat controversy failed to elicit a response from PM Modi.

In Kathua, a Kashmiri Pandit lawyer courts threats from own to get justice for 8-yr-old

Deepika’s stand has made her a traitor to the local lawyer fraternity, which has gained international notoriety for agitating in support of the suspects.

Mehbooba Mufti is said to have threatened to end PDP-BJP alliance over Kathua rape-murder

J&K CM convenes meeting of senior PDP leaders and MLAs to discuss the open support given by BJP ministers and leaders to the alleged rapists & murderers.

Daring gamble to sell Air India hits turbulence in test for Modi

A plan to sell the flag carrier that's running grand losses is facing headwinds even before it can take off.

Akhilesh Yadav begins preparing his partymen to work with BSP to jointly fight BJP in 2019

As part of the preparations for the alliance, Yadav family members like Shivpal have set aside their own differences as well as those with...

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.