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Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away due to post-COVID complications at 71

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passed away at a hospital in New Delhi in the early hours of Wednesday. The announcement of his demise was made by his son Faisal Patel.

25 Nov 2020 9:38 am
Delhi woman calls off wedding, flees to pursue higher education; seeks refuge against family

In the email addressed to Delhi Commission for Women, Sheena Choudhary alleges that, in her family, instances of physical violence are not uncommon against girls for not obeying.

25 Nov 2020 2:10 am
Twitter will start verifying accounts again; new guidelines to get blue badge [details]

Twitter is also seeking feedback from its users on the verification process and has laid out its proposed policy on how accounts will be verfiied and unverified starting early next year.

25 Nov 2020 12:59 am
Who was Maulana Kalbe Sadiq; prominent Shia cleric dies at 81

Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, a prominent Shia cleric, reformer and preacher, passed away in Lucknow on Tuesday. UP CM Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the passing of Muslim scholar.

25 Nov 2020 12:18 am
Lalu Prasad Yadav trying to buy NDA MLAs; Sushil Modi alleges, says he won't succeed

Former Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi accused Lalu Prasad Yadav of trying to lure NDA MLAs for a Mahagathbandhan in the state.

24 Nov 2020 10:23 pm
Love jihad ordinance: UP govt awards jail term, penalty for forced conversion [details]

The ordinance provides for jail term of 1-5 years with a Rs 15,000 penalty for forceful religious conversion. For conversions of minors and women of SC/ST community, there will be a jail term of 3-10 years with a Rs 25,000 penalty.

24 Nov 2020 9:49 pm
HuffPost India shuts down; archives wiped, readers redirected to global content

HuffPost India has posted a statement on its website announcing the shut down of its operations in the country, but the reason hasn't been revealed.

24 Nov 2020 8:36 pm
AliExpress among 43 Chinese apps banned in India; full list here

After a major crackdown on Chinese apps, the Indian government has further banned 43 new apps of China origin in the country. Check out the full list here and the reason behind the decision.

24 Nov 2020 5:39 pm
Farooq Abdullah built house on encroached forest land; denies allegations [Details here]

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's name has surfaced in the illegal land mutations case under the Roshni Act scheme.

24 Nov 2020 5:00 pm
Fact-check: No, train services won't be suspended after December 1

It is being claimed in a WhatsApp forward that all trains including the COVID special ones will stop operating after December 1. However, the claim is fake as the Ministry of Railways has taken no such decision.

24 Nov 2020 3:33 pm
J&K Roshni scam beneficiary list made public: Top leaders, bureaucrats in darkness | Full list

The Jammu and Kashmir administration published on its website the list of high profile beneficiaries under the scrapped Roshni Act. The beneficiaries include former State ministers, retired civil servants, bureaucrats, police officers, prominent businessmen and political parties.

24 Nov 2020 2:21 pm
'How can he question my upbringing when he left my mother alone': Jaan to dad Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu's son Jaan Kumar Sanu appeared in Bigg Boss 14 and gained a lot of popularity. But off lately the singer has been in news as he blasts at his father in a media interaction.

24 Nov 2020 12:37 pm
Shah Rukh Khan to be back in action with 'Pathan' opposite Deepika Padukone | Deets inside

Shahrukh Khan will make his big-screen comeback after his two years sabbatical with 'Pathan' co-starring Deepika Padukone and the duo have kickstarted the shoot of the film.

24 Nov 2020 12:34 pm
Coronavirus India update: Around 38,000 new cases take India's tally close to 92 lakh

Not only was it the 17th straight day when India reported less than 50,000 cases in 24 hours, but the number of fresh cases were also around 13 per cent less (6,084) than a day before (44,059).

24 Nov 2020 10:35 am
'Bizarre to quirky': Here's how netizens reacted to 'Indoo Ki Jawani' trailer [Check reactions]

The trailer of Kiara Advani and Aditya Seal starrer 'Indoo Ki Jawani' released and fans couldn't get enough of the it. The film is slated to release on 11th of December in theatres and the trailer has already received a mixed bag of reactions since its release.

24 Nov 2020 10:13 am
Boris Johnson's COVID Winter Plan to continue in UK till March 2021; will it work

Lockdowns and other extreme restrictions cannot be sustained for the long term in the hope that there will be an effective vaccine or treatment for COVID-19.

24 Nov 2020 2:36 am
RBI's proposal to allow corporate houses into banking best left on shelf; ex-Guv Raghuram Rajan

Last week an RBI panel indicated that large companies could be allowed to open banks in India.

24 Nov 2020 12:48 am
It's a woman's call; Farah Khan pens powerful open letter on being IVF mom

Om Shanti Om director Farah Khan writes an open letter to all women about becoming an IVF mother at 43. Let's understand what is In Vitro Fertilization process and how it is done.

24 Nov 2020 12:36 am
Cartoon Network vs Nickelodeon; internet is divided over favourite cartoon channel [top reactions]

More than the war of good or great shows, it was a war of the iconic and favourite characters. See if you can decide which cartoon channel makes the cut after reading this article.

24 Nov 2020 12:24 am
Trump's haters' list includes close aides; Watergate journalist reveals names [details]

Those who are sticking with the president, despite their expressions of discomfort with him personally, are driven by an even deeper scorn for the president's criticism. They are dismayed by the chaos, the tweeting, his general nastiness and divisiveness.

24 Nov 2020 12:17 am
'Garden city has become garbage city': B'luru MLA cracks down on solid waste management

Taking note of Bengaluru's current situation of solid waste management or lack thereof, Bengaluru's Jayanagar MLA Sowmya Reddy questions the lack of action and urged citizens to act.

23 Nov 2020 11:15 pm
Love & jihad don't go hand in hand; Nusrat Jahan faces backlash for her remarks ahead of elections

It is a personal choice who you want to be with. Be in love and start falling in love with each other. Don't make religion a political tool, says Nusrat Jahan ahead of WB elections.

23 Nov 2020 9:43 pm
Nagrota encounter: What happened on Nov 19 and how Pakistan fell flat on its face [Full report]

Here's a complete account of what happened in Nagrota and how the Indian troops foiled a major terrorist attack by eliminating four terrorists in time.

23 Nov 2020 9:19 pm
Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passes away; PM Modi, other leaders condole death

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, who had been undergoing treatment for post-Covid complications, passed away on Monday, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma confirmed. The Congress veteran was 84.

23 Nov 2020 6:10 pm
Public pressure worked, Kerala won't implement police act amendment now, says CM

Soon after the Governor gave his assent on the bill, the police act amendment was fiercely opposed by opposition parties and members of civil societies. After criticism from various quarters, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has said the new law will not be implemented.

23 Nov 2020 5:33 pm
Karnataka schools, PU colleges will not reopen in 2020; parents relieved [Details]

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has said a decision to reopen schools and pre-university colleges would be taken at the end of December depending on the coronavirus situation.

23 Nov 2020 5:28 pm
Free water, electricity announced in Telangana; TRS Govt offers freebies with a caveat [Details here]

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao said water bills for usage up to 20,000 litres in households within the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation limits will not have to be paid, ahead of civic polls due on December 1.

23 Nov 2020 5:13 pm
Breaking: Comedian Bharti Singh, husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa granted bail in Bollywood drug case

Mumbai court grants bail to comedian Bharti Singh and husband Harsh Limbachiya in the drugs case. The NCB arrested the two following the recovery of ganja (cannabis) from their residence and office in Andheri, Maharashtra. Scroll down to read more

23 Nov 2020 3:11 pm
WhiteHat Jr founder sues engineer for 20cr. His crime: slamming company's marketing tactics

The lawsuit claimed that Pradeep Poonia recorded sessions of some WhiteHat Jr classes and asked questions that were not relevant to the course to humiliate and harass the teachers and then posted them online.

23 Nov 2020 2:18 pm
After Laxmii, Akshay Kumar's next with Bhumi Pednekar' Durgavati' gets title change

Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar's 'Durgavati' is now titled Durgamati The Myth. Bhumi Pednekar shared a new poster of her upcoming film,Durgamati, on Monday. The film is set for an OTT release onDecember 11. Scroll down to read more

23 Nov 2020 1:53 pm
'Mighty people will stop at nothing to use you': Krushna's wife Kashmera Shah taunts Govinda

The cold war between Krushna Abhishek, wife Kashmera Shah and Govinda seems to be never ending. After Govinda's reaction to Krushna's comment Kashmera shared a cryptic post for Govinda.

23 Nov 2020 1:49 pm
California church stabbing: 2 dead, multiple wounded in San Jose

Two people died in a stabbing Sunday night at a church in California, and multiple other people are seriously wounded, San Jose police and Mayor Sam Liccardo said.

23 Nov 2020 1:07 pm
Viral wink girl Priya Prakash Varrier now picks up mic to rock [See video]

Priya Prakash Varrier, who is currently busy with the filming of her new movie 'Oru Naalpathiyonnumaarante Irupathiyonnukaari', won hearts again but this time with her singing skills.

23 Nov 2020 12:00 pm
PM Modi to review COVID situation with CMs; vaccine distribution, surge in cases on agenda

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to review the situation on Tuesday with the Chief Ministers, sources said. Sources also said the Prime Minister will discuss the rollout of the vaccine programme in the states.

23 Nov 2020 11:39 am
NASA asteroid warning: 2,700 feet space rock to make close approach

This asteroid named 153201 2000 WO107 is currently screeching across space at a speed of 56,000 miles per hour. Scroll down to know more.

23 Nov 2020 10:30 am
US President-elect Joe Biden to unveil first Cabinet picks on Tuesday | Details inside

President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet picks on Tuesday, aides said, including possibly for secretary of state, as he lays the foundation for his administration despite President Donald Trump's refusal to concede.

23 Nov 2020 10:23 am
Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka: UPA scheme, BJP seeks credit for in Tamil Nadu

Indian Housing Project was launched by Manmohan Singh government to provide houses to 50,000 Tamils in Sri Lanka for which Amit Shah sought to take credit for.

23 Nov 2020 1:14 am
Sidharth Shukla lovingly calls bae Shehnaaz Gill 'Shona Shona'; fans can't stop gushing

Bigg Boss 13 fame Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill look so much in love in the first look from their upcoming track Shona Shona. Neha Kakkar and brother Tony Kakkar have sung the song. Scroll down to read more

23 Nov 2020 12:43 am
Rani Ki Vav: Retracing historic footsteps of Gujarat's 'inverted step well'

The heritage site is said to be designed in the Maru-Gurjara architectural style or an 'inverted temple', highlighting the sanctity of water.

22 Nov 2020 11:09 pm
Ex-Congress minister Roshan Baig arrested in IMA scam; sent to 14-day judicial custody

Roshan Baig, a former MLA and Congress minister, has been arrested by the CBI in connection to the Rs 4,000-crore IMA Ponzi scheme.

22 Nov 2020 9:18 pm
IMA compares Ayurvedic drugs to placebo; AYUSH cries foul, serves legal notice

Vaidya Prashant Tiwari, a practitioner of Ayurvedic Medicine, has served a legal notice upon the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for its allegedly defamatory remarks against AYUSH remedies for the management COVID-19.

22 Nov 2020 8:50 pm
Huntington Beach protestors defy state's COVID-19 curfew orders; hundreds gathered

The protest started exactly one minute after the start of the curfew hours. Hundreds of people gathered protesting the state governor Gavin Newsom's orders.

22 Nov 2020 8:15 pm
Kartik Aaryan makes 'DHAMAKA' on his birthday; mystery behind burning BandraWorli Sea Link

Kartik Aaryan teams up with Ram Madhvani and Ronnie Screwvala for his next, titled: Dhamaka. The actor is set to play a fearless TV journalist who covers the live broadcast of a terror attack in Mumbai. Read on to know more.

22 Nov 2020 7:31 pm
Happy birthday Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo: Reminiscing romantic relationship of Hulk-Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo share something more than a birthday. Here's a look at the friendship shared by Natasha Romanoff and Bruce Banner aka Black Widow and Hulk.

22 Nov 2020 6:06 pm
How PM Modi's Jal Shakti initiative is ending Indian households' water crisis [details]

Everyday almost 1 lakh households are being provided with water connection, while the target is to ensure that tap water reaches 15 crore people and 70 lakh homes.

22 Nov 2020 5:50 pm
PAK minister accuses Macron of treating French Muslims like Jews; France embassy reacts

Pakistan Minister for Human Rights in PM Imran Khan's cabinet accused French President Emmanuel Macron of treating Muslims in the country like Jews under Nazi rule.

22 Nov 2020 5:38 pm
Twitter bug keeps ephemeral Fleets from disappearing after 24 hours; fix underway

The bug allowed a person to access and download a user's Fleets and the person whose Fleets were accessed would not even know of it.

22 Nov 2020 4:32 pm
Govinda opens up on Krushna's claims; says he's 'the most misunderstood person' [read full post]

Govinda has finally broken his silence and issued a lengthy statement afterKrushna Abhishek had claimed that Govinda didn't respond when he contacted him during the lockdown and did not even come to see his sick twins. Much recently Krushna Abhishek didn't participate in the recent episode of The Kapil Sharma Show as Govinda was the special guest. Read on to know more.

22 Nov 2020 4:20 pm
Got govt job, rose rank with increments in J&K - all with fake documents; ACB registers case

Mohammed Shafi Shah not only secured a job but was promoted to the post of assistant general manager in J&K Project Construction Corporation. From the mark sheet of Class to his engineering diploma, every single document was fake.

22 Nov 2020 2:02 pm
Happy Birthday Kartik Aaryan: Awe-inspiring journey of 'Punchnama Baby' to reigning youth icon

Happy Birthday, Kartik Aaryan: Let's take a look at Punchnama baby's awe-inspiring journey that makes him the heartthrob of the nation. Scroll down to read some unheard fascinating facts that will make your jaw drop.

22 Nov 2020 1:03 pm