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

 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...

SFI-ASA alliance sweeps Students Union polls at University of Hyderabad

Jiyad Hussain who had contested for the post of Vice President from MSF-Fraternity alliance managed to secure 500 votes. In the post-election speech Jiyad responded," Mister comrade, you are mistaken. You don't know who is here, you don't know who you are kidding! We are with our self-respect. We have decided to celebrate our izzat!"

‘Pakistan Zindabad’: Five times India’s fragile national ego was hurt

It is till date unclear as to what provoked the MP police? But there are reasons enough to believe that the thumping 180 runs victory of Pakistan over India, surely added fuel to this fire.  

Of long, lonely and difficult path, Nishrin Jafri writes to Shweta...

Gujarat: Nishrin Jafri, daughter of Ehsan Jafri, who was burnt alive in Ahmedabad during post-Godhra riots, wrote to Shweta Sanjiv Bhatt via Twitter. In the letter,...

Bipin Rawat named India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, Here is...

The long wait and the longer debate has come to an end with this unilateral decision. What remains to be seen is indeed the larger consequences of the decision. 

Delhi pogrom: Ten questions Amit Shah should answer

Delhi: After two days of organized violence on Muslims that claimed 35 lives, a brittle quiet settled over parts of riot-hit northeast Delhi. Many grieving...

Shah Faesal, bureaucrat-turned politician, arrested in Delhi, sent back to Srinagar

Delhi: Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal was arrested in Delhi on Wednesday afternoon and was sent back to Kashmir. He was on his way to Istanbul.After being...

“There’s no help on the horizon,” Arundhati Roy on Delhi Violence

She also said that we are in need of people who won't mind being unpopular, who are prepared to put themselves in danger, who is prepared, to tell the truth.

Quit India: Students asked to leave

The decision of FRRO to deport students who had participated in the anti-CAA demonstrations speak volumes about free speech in the world's largest democracy. 

In Shopian, 4 men were called into the Army camp and...

Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid alleged in a series of tweets that the Indian Army is torturing people in Kashmir.In a series...

Explained: LLM Student Missing for Four Days, Chinmayanand Not Arrested Yet

Shahjahanpur: Four days ago, a law student who had accused former BJP MP of sexual harassment went missing. She had put up a video requesting...

Press freedom: Kashmir communication blackout in national interest says PCI

Delhi: Press Council of India sought permission from Supreme Court to intervene in a case filed by Anuradha Bhasin, the editor of Kashmir Times which...

‘Islamophobia is not a monopoly of far-right’ : Umar Khalid

This, he said was an attack on the dignity of Muslims, an attempt to denigrate Islam and sort of to “show the Muslims their place.”. “And that “place” is being shown on a daily basis be it through violence, lynchings, ministers felicitating lynching convicts, rabidly communal statements being made by even high-profile ministers, and this is an extension of the same where you openly start mocking,” Umar Khalid said while responding to The Woke Journal.

Holi in blood : Carnage in Shiv Vihar

Burnt houses, vandalized mosques, traumatized people who are now taunted by the apathy of the government- this is what Shiv Vihar has to offer this Holi

Fact Check: PM Modi wins obscure website ‘British Herald’ readers’ poll

Delhi: BJP leaders and BJP leaning TV channels had been celebrating the news of Modi winning the reader's poll of an apparently U.K based website...

Modi 2.0: 100 days of Tyranny, Chaos and Anarchy

Despite these facts Union home minister and BJP leader Amit Shah reiterated without shame, “Modi government is synonymous with national security, development and welfare of the poor."

Explained: NIA Amendment Bill, What is the ruckus all about?

Delhi: G Kishan Reddy, minister of state for Home Ministry on Monday tabled the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha. Reddy also...

Nepal, India launches Kathmandu-Siliguri bus service

Kathmandu 10th bus service between India and Nepal was launched on Monday. The new service will be between Kathmandu and Siliguri.The new programme was launched...

#1000AmbedkarRaised: Protests over Ambedkar Statue Vandalism rage on Social Media

Tamil Nadu: A day after a statue of Dr B R Ambedkar was desecrated at Tamil Nadu’s Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district, a social media spurred...

CAA-NRC Protests: Over a Hundred Students of UoH Detained

The bus in which the students were travelling to the Exhibition ground in Nampally was stopped mid-way by Telangana police. 

InjusTISS: The story of how a social science institute is strangling...

Hyderabad: The strike of TISS-Hyderabad students entered a seventh day, as the administration failed to accept the charter of demands. Intensifying the stir, the students...

EVM’s are technically very secure says Maharashtra CEO Baldev Singh

Mumbai: "Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are technically "very secure" and can never store a false vote and it is impossible to breach their security," said...

India’s new definition for ‘normal’; first lessons practised in Kashmir

Kashmir: The Indian government has been reiterating that all is well in Kashmir. Governor Satya Pal Malik yesterday listed how life has improved after Article 370...

“After all, who is responsible for this recession in the country,”...

Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi attacked Modi-led NDA 2.0 on Monday over increasing unemployment rates, and the closure of companies because of the slowdown in the...

#Breaking: Chandrasekhar Azad’s Bail Application Rejected

"Those who are indulging in violence are not our people. Our peaceful protest continues at the historic Jama Masjid. Ambedkarites do not indulge in violence," Azad had tweeted.

“Babies Day Out”; Dr. Kafeel Khan acquitted of all false charges

Two years back. more than 60 children died at BRD medical college owing to shortage of Oxygen. The state government had tried to wash their hands off the incident by suspending Dr Kafeel Khan and holding him accountable for the tragedy.

Accountability: Lessons from a pre-planned pogrom

The CM has already given up putting the blame on Centre who controls Delhi police, and home minister Amit Shah is maintaining his tactful, cunning silence. 

#Breaking: Police Use Water Cannon Against Women Protesters at Dariyaganj

The violence near Delhi Gate came towards the end of a largely peaceful demonstration held in the area through the day.

Explained: What was amended in RTI? Why is opposition protesting?

New Delhi: Amid strong objection from the opposition, the NDA government on Monday passed the controversial RTI amendment bill. While 178 members agreed with the...

“We are thankful, now roll back this act,” Shaheen Bagh Protesters...

Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors' attempt to shift the protesters from Shaheen Bagh turned out to be futile, yet again. Senior lawyer Sadhna Ramachandran along with...

IIT Hyderabad student commits suicide, writes there is no future for...

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...

I will not bear this at any cost, I will get...

Mumbai: Shweta Bhatt, wife of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt said he was being targeted for speaking against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She was addressing media and...

Activists questioned the credibility of EVM

Delhi: Amid apprehensions about the credibility of electronic voting machines (EVMs), Pune-based civic activist Maruti Bhapkar has issued a legal notice through noted lawyer and...

If Kashmiris are happy, why are they locked inside, asks Asaduddin...

Hyderabad: Lashing out at the Narendra Modi led central government, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and Hyderabad (TS) MP Asaduddin Owaisi asked why are...

FIR filed against 10 people for poem criticising NRC

Assam: Assam police filed an FIR against 10 people, for writing poetry on the issues of citizenship in the state. The complaint mentions a poem...

BJP’s known ‘women face’ Sushama Swaraj died in a heart attack

New Delhi: Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away a while ago at AIIMS on Tuesday.  The BJP veteran, who suffered a massive heart attack,...

US President lands in Ahmedabad with #GoBackTrump trending on Twitter

14 million dollars have been spent in 'modi'fying Ahmedabad alone to entertain Trump for 36 hours.

What is this outcry about, Shashi Tharoor responds to KPCC

Thiruvananthapuram: "I intervened more than 50 times in parliament and spoke against 17 Bills with courage and conviction. Can any of my critics from Kerala...

“Is drinking alcohol and keeping a licensed gun a crime?”, asks...

Uttarakhand: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday dismissed its Uttarakhand MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion from the party for six years. The expulsion came a...

Explained: Kashmir ‘Trump’ Card, Silence Follows

Washington/Delhi: The Opposition staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha on Wednesday - after an uproar on the previous day in both Houses of the...

Explained: Assam NRC, What Lies Ahead for the 19,06,657 People?

Assam: “How I wished during those sleepless hours that I belonged to a different nation, or better still, to none at all" -Winfried Georg Sebald, Vertigo Sayera...

A defeat of “ego, arrogance”; Shiv Sena slams BJP’s poll debacle

Delhi: Shiv Sena, the erstwhile ally of the Bharathiya Janatha Party called BJP’s poll debacle a defeat of “ego, and arrogance." Commenting on the recent...

26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G plant in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: The District Task Force (DTF) on Saturday rescued Twenty-six child labourers from a biscuit, manufacturing plant of popular Parle-G. Officials had received a tip-off...

Congress Plans ‘Gandhi Sandesh Yatra’ in Gujarat

A senior congress leader said the BJP was emphasising on cleanliness on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, but everyone knew it was just politics.

All evidence against Chinmayanand in safe custody says father of the...

Lucknow: Father of the Shahjahanpur law student, who accused former Union minister Chinmayanand of sexual harassment, has said that his daughter has kept all evidence...

Illegal pills given to women workers at factories in Tamil Nadu,...

Chennai: A Thomson Reuters expose, reveals that women workers in Tamil Nadu were given illegal pills by factories to make them work during menstrual pain. Reuters...

V.G Siddhartha: Here is all you need to know about the...

Mangalore: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddharth was confirmed dead on Wednesday after his body was recovered from Netravati River in Mangalore. The body was...

Explained: Hidden “Nationalisation”: India’s Educational Policy under BJP

Delhi: The central government is all set to pass the Draft National Education Policy. The document was made public by MHRD and the deadline for the...

Assam NRC: Read the poem that was filed with an FIR...

Following is one of the poems, for which an FIR has been registered against 10 people, mostly Bengal-origin Muslim Assamese poets and activists who...

INX Media Scam: Noose Tightens Around Chidambaram, All You Need To...

Delhi: In a huge setback, Congress leader and former Finance minister P Chidambaram's anticipatory bail was rejected on Thursday. Chidambaram was arrested by CBI on...

UGC gives 6 months to fill all faculty vacancies

New Delhi:The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) have given a six-month deadline to all the colleges, universities...

Neha Dixit Wins 2019 International Press Freedom Award from Committee to...

Neha Dixit, Indian woman Journalist selected for International Press Freedom Award 2019 from Committee to Protect Journalists.“Neha Dixit, an award-winning freelance reporter, has covered...

GOI toughened Law against child sexual abuse

The Government of India has stiffened the law against child sexual abuse.The amended law makes the maximum penalty for child sex abuse to capital...

Jadavpur University Row: As it Happened

West Bengal: Jadavpur is in trouble since Thursday, as protesting university students resorted to violence. Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who had reached the campus to...

CAA: Student Groups Write to US Congress, Call the Act Illegal

“Hindutva aims to erase India’s diverse myriad of cultures and faiths, redefining the country into a Hindu civilization and promoting violent and exclusionary attitudes toward Muslims," wrote the signatories. 

Hyderabad Police stop university students from screening Patwardhan’s Ram Ke Naam

Hyderabad: Six students of  University of Hyderabad affiliated to left-wing organisations AISA and SFI were allegedly detained over the screening of  Anand Patwardhan's documentary on...

Explained: Political Crisis in Karnataka, Everything you Need to Know

Karnataka: Karnataka is witnessing one of the most crucial political crisis ever. The current Congress-JD(S) government led by H.D Kumaraswamy was threatened by 16 MLA's...

Garbage Cafe: a unique initiative by Ambikapur Municipal Corporation

Ambikapur: Soon, residents of Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh will be able to get free food in exchange for plastic at a one-of-its-kind 'Garbage Cafe'.The Ambikapur Municipal...

Balakot strategist Samant Goel is new RAW chief, Arvind Kumar IB...

Delhi: PM Narendra Modi appointed the key strategist of Balakot strike, Samant Goel as the new chief of India's foreign intelligence agency RAW(Research and Analysis...

Don’t Misunderstand Our Peace Policy As Our Weakness, Pakistan President Arif...

Islamabad: Addressing the Independence rally in Islamabad on Wednesday, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said: “Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one." He was commemorating the 73rd Independence...

Payal Tadvi Case: Bombay High Court to hear plea on Thursday

Mumbai: The High Court would be hearing the bail applications of the three doctors involved in the Payal Tadvi case on Thursday. The court informed...

Jammu: The new dawn India promised

213 days since the lockdown, Kashmir has neither received the development that was promised nor the happiness that was talked about. Instead, reports suggest that Kashmir's tourism industry is facing a major set back since the bifurcation.

Shaheen Bagh: SC interlocutor submits report, Who is to blame for...

New Delhi: Wajahat Habibullah who has been asked to assist the SC appointed interlocutors in the Shaheen bagh mediation, filed an affidavit yesterday in the...

Lynching of Tabrez Ansari Sparks Protest in Indian cities

Delhi: Thousands gathered in Indian cities to protest the lynching of Tabrez Ansari, a 24-year-old man in Jharkhand. The Hindu mob had alleged theft on...

Why do you have ‘War and Peace’ at home, Bombay HC...

Bombay: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked academic Vernon Gonsalves to explain why he possessed books and CD's that are anti-state. The materials that...

MHRD launches ‘Shagun’; a network of 15 lakh school across India

New Delhi: Ramesh Pokhriyal, minister of Union Human Resource Development has launched a web portal 'Shagun', which links more than 15 lakh schools across the...

Kashmir Visit: Mayawati Slams Opposition, “Gave Centre Chance To Do Politics”

Delhi: Bahujan Samajwadi Party President Mayawati slammed the delegation of opposition leaders who attempted to visit Kashmir, to take stock of the situation after the abrogation...

Dwindling freedom: India withers

The report had criticized the Modi government for distancing the country from the “founding commitment to pluralism and individual rights, without which democracy cannot long survive”.

Medha Patkar ends nine-day long hunger strike

Bhopal: Social activist and pioneer of the 'Save Narmada' movement, Medha Patkar on Tuesday ended her nine-day long hunger strike in Madhya Pradesh following the...

Andhra pays tributes to YSR on his 10th death anniversary

Amaravati:Rich tributes were paid to late Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy by the party leaders and family members across Andhra Pradesh on his 10th...

Jharkhand Lynching: Negligence by the police and the laps by doctors...

A three-member investigating team found that police negligence and laps on the part of doctors are the primary cause of death of 24-year-old Tabrez...

New Governor appointed in Chattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh

Delhi: BJP leaders Anysuya Uikey and Biswa Bhusan Harishchandran were appointed as the Governor of Chhattisgarh and Andhrapradesh respectively.“The above appointments will take effect from...

Jharkhand lynching: 11 arrested for ‘beating’ 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari to death

Seraikela-Kharsawan: Eleven people were arrested in Jharkhand in connection with the lynching of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari. The Hindutva mob had alleged theft on Tabrez and...

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...

“Vindictive persecution,” says Shweta Bhatt on Sanjiv Bhatt’s life imprisonment

Delhi:Shweta Bhatt, wife of ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who was given life imprisonment on Thursday called the judgement a "blatant example of vindictive punishment."...

Saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers, Imran Khan’s speech at...

Pakistan: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he is saddened at the plight of Kashmiri brothers in a statement released prior to the independence...

“Food does not have a religion, it is a religion,” Zomato...

New Delhi: Food delivery company Zomato on Wednesday refused to resolve a customer’s complaint about being assigned a Muslim delivery executive for his food order...

Maternal Mortality Rate comes down in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) of Tamil Nadu has decreased by six points according to the 2018 State Health Management Information System data. Earlier, it...

TMC MPs registers protest outside Parliament on EVM issue

Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP's staged a protest in front of the parliament on Monday against the alleged misuse of Electronic Voting Machines. They demanded that...

TRS names candidate for Huzurnagar Assembly by-poll

The by-election has been necessitated by resignation of N. Uttam Kumar Reddy from the Assembly following his election to the Lok Sabha.