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Mann Ki Baat: Awareness about organ donation is on rise, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the 99th episode of his monthly radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat', today. This is his third address to the nation this year through the radio show. Addressing the nation, PM Modi said This association of

26 Mar 2023 11:22 am
Congress holds day-long 'Satyagraha' today in protest against Rahul Gandhi's disqualification

The Congress is holding a day-long 'Satyagraha' on Sunday across the country against Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Lok Sabha. The satyagraha will begin at 10 am and end at 5 pm. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and party general

26 Mar 2023 10:15 am
WATCH: ISRO successfully launches 36 OneWeb internet satellites to space on LVM-III

The Indian Space Research Organisation launched 36 OneWeb internet satellites on its heaviest launch vehicle into space fromSatish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.At the end of the 24.5 hour countdown, the 43.5 metre tall rocket blasted off at 9

26 Mar 2023 9:43 am
On camera: Indian journalist abused by Khalistani supporters near Indian embassy in Washington

Washington DC-based Indian journalist Lalit Jhawas physically attacked and verbally abused by Khalistani supporters outside the Indian Embassy, while covering a pro-Khalistan protest on Saturday. Lalit Jha said that he was hit on his left ear with two sticks by the

26 Mar 2023 8:59 am
Top Sikh body asks Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh to surrender before police

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh Saturday asked fugitive radical preacher Amritpal Singh to surrender before police and cooperate with investigation. The Jathedar of Akal Takht (the highest temporal seat of Sikhs) also questioned police's competence, wondering why they have not

26 Mar 2023 8:29 am
ISRO to launch 36 OneWeb satellites today, enable global internet coverage from space

Thirty-six OneWeb satellites will fly on India's heaviest rocket on Sunday, to complete the first network of internet constellation.The mission is expected to liftoff at 9 am fromSatish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. OneWeb is a low-Earth orbit (LEO)

26 Mar 2023 8:21 am
Fall of India's most prominent Nehru-Gandhi dynasty

Being born into India's most prominent Nehru-Gandhi dynasty is traditionally considered as a guaranteed ticket to acquire the Prime Minister's chair. However, destiny has something else in store and, as of now, Gandhi scion Rahul fulfilling the family dream looks more

25 Mar 2023 11:56 pm
Amritpal Singh continues to be on a run, not arrested: Punjab Police

Punjab Police on Saturday appealed to people not to believe rumours and fake news of the arrest of radical preacher and pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh, which is being circulated on social media. Speaking at a press briefing on Saturday, Bathinda SSP

25 Mar 2023 11:28 pm
Double Delight: Nitu, Saweety crowned world boxing champions

Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and the seasoned Saweety Boora (81kg) etched their names in history as they were crowned world champions after notching contrasting wins at the marquee tournament on Saturday. Commonwealth Games champion Nitu Ghanghasdefeated Mongolia's Lutsaikhan Altansetseg in

25 Mar 2023 11:17 pm
A youth skips barricades, runs towards PM Modi in Davangere [Watch]

In yet another instance of an attempted security breach, a youth skipped barricades and ran towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy on Saturday. The incident occurred during PM Modi's road show in Davangere. In the video doing rounds on

25 Mar 2023 8:22 pm
Rs 17-cr investment to create 2.8 lakh jobs along Yamuna Expressway

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) is changing the fate of the region once for all. The 165-km expressway is likely to open the doors of prosperity as Uttar Pradesh has received an unprecedented investment. In the last

25 Mar 2023 7:30 pm
Nitu Ghanghas wins gold in Women's Boxing final

Commonwealth Games champion Nitu Ghanghas on Saturday created history by becoming the world champion in the 48kg weight category in the ongoing Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi. She defeated Mongolia's Lutsaikhan Altansetseg in the final to win

25 Mar 2023 7:21 pm
BJP should've taken leaf out Vajpayee's book: Prashant Kishor on Rahul's disqualification

Political strategist-turned-activist Prashant Kishor has called the disqualification of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as the Member of the Parliament as excessive. Kishor, who is holding an outreach campaign on foot in his home state Bihar, said that the ruling dispensation should

25 Mar 2023 6:45 pm
To decongest Yamuna Expressway, YEIDA plans for 8 lanes

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), which is proving to be a boon for the people of Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring regions, is now planning to widen the 165-km Yamuna Expressway to accommodate the increasing traffic on the road. This

25 Mar 2023 5:09 pm
LIVE: PM Modi in Davangere

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Rs 4,249 crore, 13.71 km Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro Line here which comprises 12 stations. Stay tuned for all the updates:

25 Mar 2023 3:40 pm
The Vokkaligas of Karnataka and their tryst with political history

H D Deve Gowda taking oath as Prime Minister of India was one of the biggest days for the Vokkaliga community, the second most powerful caste in Karnataka. Like one has seen in all elections, political parties look to seek the

25 Mar 2023 2:54 pm
Rahul Gandhi allowed to criticise govt but not to abuse: Ravi Shankar

BJP leader and MP Ravi Shankar Prasad addressed a press conference on Saturday, where he alleged that Congress delayed in taking a stay on Rahul Gandhi's disqualification so that the party can use the issue for it's advantage in the upcoming

25 Mar 2023 2:41 pm
'I'm not Savarkar and I wont apologise: Rahul Gandhi on disqualification

In the first press conference since his disqualification as a Lok Sabha member, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi trained his guns on the alleged relationship between the BJP and industrialist Gautam Adani. He claimed his disqualification, targetted attack over his remarks, the

25 Mar 2023 2:06 pm
PM Modi inaugurates free-of-cost hospital in Karnataka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated 'Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research' (SMSIMSR) & 'Sri Sathya Sai Rajeswari Memorial Block', a totally-free-of-cost medical college and hospital, at Sathya Sai Grama, Muddenahalli in Chikkaballapura district. The SMSIMSR hospital

25 Mar 2023 1:30 pm
Problem is Hindus in India love me: Islamic preacher says in Oman lecture

Zakir Naik, the radical Islamic preacher wanted by India in several criminal cases said at a lecture in Oman that a majority of Hindus in India love him. He made the remarks while speaking at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre

25 Mar 2023 1:23 pm
A chilling effect says petition in SC challenging automatic disqualification of elected members

The Rahul Gandhi issue has reached the Supreme Court with a petition challenging the automatic disqualification of elected members upon conviction of 2 years. Rahul Gandhi was earlier this week convicted and sentenced to two years in a defamation case as

25 Mar 2023 12:56 pm
New CCTV video shows Amritpal Singh may have entered Delhi disguised as 'sadhu'

Waris Punjab De' chief and Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh, who continues to elude the cops, was seen wearing a jacket and trousers The CCTV footage is from Punjab's Patiala, recorded on March 20. Amritpal was said to be hiding at a

25 Mar 2023 12:15 pm
Where is Amritpal Singh trying to run? His route map to Pakistan

All eyes are on the Nepal border as radical Sikh leader, Amritpal Singh continues to dodge the the police. The Punjab Police had launched a massive man-hunt for Amritpal Singh a week back, but the man remains elusive. Amritpal

25 Mar 2023 11:51 am
With Rahul Gandhi disqualified, what the rules say on holding by-polls at Wayanad

With Rahul Gandhi being disqualified from the Lok Sabha owing to a conviction in a defamation case, his seat in Wayanad, Kerala has fallen vacant. The ball now is in the court of the Election Commission of India, which has to

25 Mar 2023 11:43 am
Land-for-jobs case: Tejashwi Yadav appears before CBI, sister Misa Bharti to be questioned by ED

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday for questioning in connection with the land-for-jobs scam case. His sister Misa Bharti will appear and the Enforcement Directorate

25 Mar 2023 11:29 am
PM Modi in Karnataka LIVE updates: PM to inaugurate new metro line & slew of other projects

Ahead of the forthcoming assembly elections in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today will make his seventh visit to the southern state. As per a government press release, the Prime Minister is scheduled to take part in various programmes organised in

25 Mar 2023 11:17 am
BJP looks to placate Vokkaligas, Lingayats in Karnataka, by doing away with 4% reservation for Muslims

The BJP government in Karnataka, decided to do away with the 4 per cent reservation quota for Muslims under the Other Backward Classes (OC) Quota. The Basavaraj Bommai led Cabinet decided to distribute it equally among the dominant Vokkaliga and Lingayat

25 Mar 2023 11:00 am
LIVE: Rahul Gandhi to hold press meet today after being disqualified as Lok Sabha MP

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who was disqualified from Lok Sabha yesterday following his conviction and jail sentence in 2019 criminal defamation case, will address a press conference today at 1 pm. His Wayanad seat has also fell vacant after his disqualification.

25 Mar 2023 10:27 am
BJP leader Khushbu Sundar's old tweet goes viral as Rahul Gandhi convicted, disqualified

Following Rahul Gandhi's suspension from the Lok Sabha due to his conviction in a 2019 defamation case, an old tweet by BJP leader and National Commission for Women member Khushbu Sundar has gone viral on various social media platform. In 2018,

25 Mar 2023 10:02 am
Siddaramaiah from Varuna, only hots up the CM race in the Congress camp

The Congress today, May 25 released its first list of candidates for the Karnataka Assembly Elections and put to rest speculations about where Siddaramaiah would contest from. The first list comprising 124 candidates states that Siddaramaiah would be contesting from his

25 Mar 2023 8:57 am
Karnataka elections 2023: Suspense around Siddaramaiah ends

The suspense over former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's constituency- Kolar or Varuna- has come to an end as Congress has released its first list of 124 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections 2023. Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah will be contesting

25 Mar 2023 8:38 am
India American lawmaker asks PM Modi to reverse Rahul's disqualification; gets schooled

India American lawmaker Ro Khanna on Friday extended his support to Rahul Gandhi, who was disqualified as a member of Parliament over his conviction by a Surat court in a criminal defamation case. Khanna called the former Congress President's

25 Mar 2023 12:00 am
Ahead of Karnataka elections, BJP govt scraps 4% Muslim quota

As the countdown has started for the announcement of Karnataka polls, the Basavaraj Bommai-led BJP government has done away with the 4 per cent reservation for Muslims under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota. The 4 per cent quota

24 Mar 2023 11:10 pm
How Opposition parties reacted to Rahul Gandhi's disqualification?

Leaders of almost all opposition parties on Friday rallied around Rahul Gandhi, after he was disqualified from the Lok Sabha following his conviction by a Gujarat court, and accused the BJP of doing vindictive politics. The Congress said it

24 Mar 2023 10:09 pm
YEIDA to propel UP into a $1-tn economy

One can safely say that the Yogi Adityanath government has been successful in putting Uttar Pradesh back on the development track and the State is on its way to achieve its ambitious target of contributing $1 trillion to the national gross

24 Mar 2023 9:47 pm
Karnataka Election 2023: JD(S) looks to expand its base, attempts to please Veerashaiva-Lingayat community

As Karnataka heads to the election in the next few days, Janata Dal (Secular) or JD (S), which traditionally relied on the Vokkaliga vote bank in the state, is now trying to expand its voter base. In a bid

24 Mar 2023 9:29 pm
Karnataka elections 2023: Will Upendra's Uttama Prajakeeya Party make a difference this time?

Kannada actor Upendra had forayed into politics in 2015 with the hopes of bringing a political revolution, but even after eight years, Uppi, as his fans fondly call him, has not been able to make a significant impact in state politics.

24 Mar 2023 8:20 pm
Rahul may have to vacate official bungalow following disqualification

From being barred from contesting elections for eight years to losing his official bungalow in Lutyens' Delhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Lok Sabha has several possible ramifications. The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Friday notified Gandhi's disqualification

24 Mar 2023 7:59 pm
Of 4 constituencies, Siddaramaiah set to choose his safest bet

After much deliberation, senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah seems to have made up his mind on contesting the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls from the Varuna assembly constituency, which is considered a safe bet for him. In January, Siddaramaiah announced that

24 Mar 2023 7:47 pm
Rahul Gandhi on granny's footsteps, loses MP status

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi was on Friday disqualified from Lok Sabha following his conviction by a Surat court in a 2019 criminal defamation case case over his remark on the 'Modi surname'. Announcing his disqualification under Representation of the People

24 Mar 2023 7:02 pm
We'll not accept this differential status: S Jaishankar on attack on Indian Embassy in UK

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said that India has spoken to the British Government over the recent attack on the Indian Embassy by the Khalistani government. Many countries have a different view of their own security and a different

24 Mar 2023 6:46 pm
Nose wiping issue: Rahul bid to wipe it clean before Kharge

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who triggered a meme fest after he was seen in a video wiping his nose on the back of his party chief Mallikarjun Kharge a few days ago, was found trying to clarify' to Kharge on the

24 Mar 2023 6:10 pm
Fighting for voice of India, ready to pay any price: Rahul on disqualification

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he is fighting for the voice of India and eady to pay any cost hours after being disqualified from Lok Sabha.The move came a day after his conviction in a defamation case for a

24 Mar 2023 6:06 pm
Mahatma Gandhi did not have a single university degree: Manoj Sinha stokes row

Stoking a controversy, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Friday claimed that Mahatma Gandhi did not have a single university degree, or any law degree - a misconception a lot of people have. There is a Misconception that

24 Mar 2023 5:46 pm
Rahul disqualification: Congress core team goes into huddle

Congress Chief Mallikarjun Kharge along with other senior leaders are in a huddle at the party headquarters in Delhi over the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as Lok Sabha MP. Congress Chief Mallikarjun Kharge said that a meeting has been called at

24 Mar 2023 5:09 pm
After Smart Cities, watch out for UP's 'Smart Villages'

The villages situated along the 165-km Yamuna Expressway, which lacked basic facilities such as drainage or drinking water facilities just a few months ago, are all set to write their success story, thanks to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA).

24 Mar 2023 4:58 pm
PM Modi gifts projects worth Rs 1,780 crore in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid foundation stones and inaugurated 28 development projects worth over Rs 1,780 crore in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi. The projects include laying the foundation stone of the Passenger Ropeway from Varanasi Cantt

24 Mar 2023 4:40 pm
Amritpal used to beat his wife regularly: Intel

An intelligence report has claimed that Waris Punjab De' chief and Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh, who continues to elude the cops, had kept his wife in captivity and beat her up regularly. The report further mentioned that Amritpal was also associated

24 Mar 2023 4:36 pm
Noida Film City 2.0: Top companies make a beeline

In a bid to turn Noida into the country's tinsel town, the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has announced an allocation of Rs 10,000 crore for the development of its Film City project. This is expected to create huge job

24 Mar 2023 4:20 pm
Siddaramaiah indecision? May contest two seats

Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday indicated that he might contest from his home constituency of Varuna in Mysuru district in the upcoming Assembly polls. The Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly also hinted

24 Mar 2023 4:18 pm