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Bahi Khata, Not Briefcase, the many ways of reclaiming Indian Tradition

New Delhi:In an attempt to move away from the British-era tradition of keeping the budget report in a briefcase, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

Nirmala Sitharaman tables budget, India to become $3 trillion economy

New Delhi: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first budget at the parliament today. She said that India will become a $3 trillion economy within...

Sensex crossess 40,000 mark ahead of budget

Mumbai:BSE Sensex soars close to a 40,000 mark and the NSE Nifty inched closer to 12,000 level ahead of the Union Budget presentation. Nirmala...

Will fight BJP, RSS with ‘10 times more vigour’, says Rahul Gandhi

Mumbai: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday that he is in an ideological battle with the Bharatiya Janata Party and RSS and will...

Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra submits breach of privilege motion against Zee TV

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP, who was celebrated for her notable debut speech in parliament,  on Thursday submitted a breach of privilege motion in the Lok...

When a caste conscious Dalit slaps a caste conscious ‘Kshatriya’: Article 15

The movie Article 15 starring Ayushman Khurana, Manoj Pahwa, Kumud Mishra, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, and Syanai Gupta among others and directed by Anubhav Sinha...

Nirmala Sitharaman Tables Economic Survey, All You Need To Know

Delhi: A day before the Budget day financial minister Nirmala Sitharaman, tabled the economic survey report of the financial year 2018-19, today in the Rajya...

32,000 animals killed on railway tracks in 2016-18

New Delhi: More than 32,000 animals, including cattle, lions and leopards, have been killed on railway tracks in the past three years, according to data...

‘Few have the courage that you do,’ Priyanka backs Rahul’s decision to resign

Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi , Congress General Secretary said on Thursday that she had the  “deepest respect” for her brother Rahul Gandhi’s decision.Rahul had submitted his...

IIT Hyderabad student commits suicide, writes there is no future for “failures in the...

Sangareddy (Telangana): A masters student who was pursuing designing from IIT Hyderabad allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel...

My fight has never been a simple battle for political power, full text of...

 Delhi:Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, made public his decision to resign with a letter he posted on his official Twitter handle.He said there is a...

Water crisis: ‘rain effect’ shots avoided in Kollywood

Chennai:Kollywood films have decided to avoid 'rain effect' shots owing to the severe water crisis in the state. Producers have decided to either avoid such...

No plans to scrap Sedition law, Centre at Rajya Sabha

Delhi:There is no plan to scrap the British era sedition law, said the centre at Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The government said in a...

Congress must “radically transform itself”, says Rahul Gandhi in resignation letter

Delhi:Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, said that he has submitted his resignation to the party and would no longer be the Congress president. He also...

Netflix’s ‘Leila’: A gross reminder of future times

 Netflix India’s Leila is a story of Shalini (portrayed by Huma Qureshi) mother in search of her daughter in the backdrop of a totalitarian...

UP govt’s move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes...

New Delhi:  The BJP- led Uttar Pradesh government’s move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes list is unconstitutional as only...

Writer Sarah Aboobacker wins legal battle against the makers of the film Byari

Mangaluru:  Noted Kannada writer Sarah Aboobacker has won a legal battle against the makers of the 2011 national award-winning film 'Byari,' which she claimed was...

15-year old Cori Gauff beats Venus Williams in Wimbledon debut

London:  Cori Gauff, age 15, an Atlanta native made her Wimbledon debut on Monday against tennis legend Venus Williams on the first day of the...

NAB arrests former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Park Lane properties case

Islamabad:  Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was on Monday arrested in a multi-million dollar money laundering case by the National Accountability Bureau, ANI reported.According...

Canadian cartoonist Michael de Adder loses job after Trump illustration goes viral

New York:  A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. On Friday Michael...

Congress MLA Anand Singh resigns fom Karnataka Assembly

Bengaluru:  Congress MLA from Vijayanagar, Anand Singh resigned from the Karnataka Assembly on Monday. He submitted his resignation to speaker KR Ramesh Kumar."Nobody has contracted...

Lynchings linked to Sangh Parivar says Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad:  All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has blamed right-wing groups under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP, for the...