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Thoothukudi student who asked Rajnikanth “Who are you?” arrested.

Thoothukudi:Thoothukudi student leader who asked Rajnikanth ‘Who are you?’ when he visited him in the hospital was arrested by police. The police said...

Trump’s latest appointment is ‘anti Muslim’: rights groups

Washington DC:Trump government’s new appointment of Charlie Kuperman as the new deputy national security adviser was condemned by American civil rights groups. The appointment...

Research Scholar protest: IISc hold 12 hour fast

Delhi:Research scholars from the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) participated in a 12-hours hunger strike is solidarity with research scholars were arrested in Delhi...

Arrested twice by police, research scholars to continue protests

Delhi:Research scholars who were arrested during their protest on January 16, 2019, outside Sastri Bhavan announced that they will continue protests inside their respective...

SC orders Kerala government to provide full protection to Bindu and...

New Delhi:Supreme Court today hearing the plea from Kanaka Durga and Bindu, the two women who were first to enter Sabarimala told the Kerala...

Oxfam’s 2018 report on India shows the widening of the rich...

Davos:Oxfam study on Monday has reported that in 2018 alone, India’s richest one perc increased their wealth by 39%. At the same time, the...

Burj Khalifa lit up as tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

From school children in Kazakhstan drawing pictures of Mahatma Gandhi to Lebanon issuing a commemorative stamp on him, to walks for peace and tolerance held in many cities, the world paid tribute to Gandhi on his sesquicentennial in various ways.

Freedom, citizenship and statelessness – Independence Day Reflections

 Who Sings the Nation-state is a provocative discussion on Nationalism and the idea of the state, between Judith Butler and Gayatri Spivak. The discussion...

Lokayukta Law: Anna Hazare to observe hunger strike from January 30

Activist Anna Hazare will go on a hunger strike from January 30 seeking the implementation of the Lokayukta Act and the appointments of Lokpal...

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...

Ashok Stambh to replace Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay logo on government...

In Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot government decided to reverse an order of the previous government. Earlier, Vasundhara Raje led BJP government has ordered to...

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

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

Manipur Journalist jailed for calling Chief Minister as a puppet of...

Kishorechandra Wangkhem, a journalist from Manipur, sentenced for one year under the National Security Act. He was detained on November 27 for criticising the...

Naseeruddin Shah will get an air ticket to Pakistan, says Uttar...

The Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena on Friday said that they will arrange an air ticket to Pakistan for actor Naseeruddin Shah on his remarks...

Youth For Equality files plea challenging the reservation bill in Supreme...

Youth For Equality organisation, on Thursday, filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the bill which was introduced in Lok Sabha by the...

Contemporary artist Tushar Joag passes away at 52

Tushar Joag, 52 died on Tuesday at his residence in Noida after a heart attack. He studied at J J School Of Arts, Mumbai...

Case registered against rationalist and writer K S Bhagawan in Bengaluru

The Bengaluru city police have filed an FIR against rationalist and writer K.S. Bhagawan for 'outraging religious sentiments' after a complaint was filed against...

Thoothukudi Vedanta Sterlite Plant: Challenging the reopening order, Tamil Nadu government...

Challenging the National Green Tribunal's order of reopening the Vedanta Sterlite Plant at Thoothukudi, the Tamil Nadu government had approached the Supreme Court.On...

2018 sixth warmest year in India: IMD

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared 2018 to be the sixth warmest year in its recorded history since it commenced recording weather events in...

Kochi Biennale to organize fundraiser auction for flood relief

The state’s first live fundraiser art auction for the ongoing flood relief effort will be held this year on January 18 at the Kochi...

Kerala government proposes to establish green belt in Idukki

Idukki:Kerala government is proposing to establish a green belt in Idukki along the Kerala-Tamilnadu border in order to recover the lost ecological wealth of...

TDP government will give Scheduled Caste status to converted Christians, says...

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu promised that the TDP government will give Scheduled Caste status to converted Christians, and urged the...

US House of Representatives lifts ban on head coverings on floor

The United State's House of Representatives has passed a rule that allows to worn head coverings on the House floor. The rule to lift...

Scientific study proves most of Earth’s land endangered by humans

NewYork:More than half of the land was found to be critically endangered by a report submitted in a US-based journal, Global Change Biology. The...

Provide protection to Swami Agnivesh, asks Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court asked the police to provide security to activist Swami Agnivesh. Swami Agnivesh had filed complaints against members of the BJP,...

Israel fires missiles towards Damascus

Jerusalem:Israel war planes have fired missiles towards the Syrian capital city of Damascus. Most of the missiles were shot down by Syrian air defence...

SC to hear the plea by the women who entered Sabarimala

Delhi:The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has agreed to hear the plea by Bindu Ammini and Kanaka Durga, the two women who made...

Supreme Court relaxes stringent restrictions on dance bars

Mumbai:The Supreme Court has relaxed stringent restrictions that were imposed on dance bars in Maharashtra. The restrictions meant that no new licenses were granted...

Sonam Kapoor: PETA India’s person of the year 2018

Sonam Kapoor, the Bollywood actress, has been named PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ) India’s person of the year 2018.

Government employees to go on strike in Uttar Pradesh

40 lakh government employees in Uttar Pradesh will go on strike from February 6 demanding the restoration of old pension schemes as per a report...

Kanaka Durga, the first woman to enter Sabarimala and her mother-in-law...

Malappuram: Kanaka Durga, one of the two women who made history by entering Sabarimala temple was taken to hospital by police after she alleged that...

Jadavpur University students demand removal of Professor for sexist remarks

Kolkata:Students from Jadavpur university demand expulsion of professor Kanak Sarkar for his sexist Facebook post. Kanak Sarkar in his FB post had compared virgin...

Trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister on YouTube missing, says Anupam...

The Bollywood actor Anupam Kher said that the trailer of his new film, The Accidental Prime Minister in which he has acted as former...

Unnao rape case: National Human Rights Commission sent notice to Uttar...

The National Human Rights Commission, following media reports, on Friday sent a notice to Uttar Pradesh Government seeking a detailed report on the allegations...

CBCF forces Emraan Hashmi starter to change title

Mumbai:The CBCF has forced Emraan Hashmi starrer to change the title of their film. The original title of the film was 'Cheat India’ and...

One-third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

One-third of U.N. staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations on...

Myanmar Journalists remain jailed after loosing appeal

Myanmar court rejected an appeal by two Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed for breaking country’s Official Secret Act....

Patiala House Court grants interim bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav in...

Patiala House court granted interim bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotel...

Admiral Karambir Singh assumes charge as new Indian Navy chief

Delhi:Succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba, Admiral Karambir Singh assumed charge as the new Indian Navy chief. His tenure will continue till November 2021. Admiral Karambir...

Case filed against Unnao rape survivor for forgery

A case has been registered against the Unnao rape survivor, who accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a BJP MLA from Bangarmau in Unnao of raping...

ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully launched the GSAT-7A communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota.

Sexual violence survivors embark on a 65 day long Dignity March

Survivors of sexual assault across the country embarked on a march from Mumbai, on Thursday. The march will end on February 22 in Delhi....

Lalrinawma of MNF elected as deputy speaker of Mizoram Assembly

Lalrinawma of Mizo National Front was elected as the deputy speaker of Mizoram Assembly on Thursday. In the recently held Mizoram assembly elections,...

New project to protect snow leopards

A project called Securing Livelihoods, Conservation, Sustainable Use and Restoration of High Range Himalayan Ecosystem (SECURE) was sanctioned by the ministry of environment, forests...

Tripura police attack ambulance carrying injured protesters

Agartala:A shocking video of Tripura policemen attacking an ambulance carrying two injured protesters went viral this week. The Northeastern states are witnessing protests against...

As per Association for Democratic Reforms’ study BJP has the highest...

According to a study by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), out of 1580 MPs and MLAs, 48 have declared cases related to crimes...

Two young women devotees enter Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala

Two women below the age of 50 years have entered Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala for the first time. The women devotees, Bindu and...

Ministry of Home Affairs issues order allowing central agencies to access...

As per an order from the home ministry (Cyber and information security Division), signed by Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, ten central agencies, the Intelligence...

Mismanagement of funds leads to poor quality education in M.P. tribal...

Bhopal:The underutilisation of funds allocated for education in tribal schools was found to be the reason behind poor pass percentage in tribal schools of...

A study proposes 7 point plan to fight global environmental threats

London:A team of international researchers have proposed a seven-point plan that may help policy-makers devise new, coherent and collaborative strategies to fight global environmental...

Court directs police to hand over documents to Shashi Tharoor, accused...

A Delhi Court directed police to hand over some documents to Shashi Tharoor, accused in Sunanda Pushkar death case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar...

2018 Election Result

In recently held Madhya Pradesh assembly elections the Congress won 114 seats, and BJP 109 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party 2, Samajwadi party 1 and...

Air India serves stocked food from India during its International flight’s...

Air India has started stocking food items from India, on International flights, for using it on the return journey. According to a report from...

Alok Verma ouster: Judge Sikri turns down post-retirement offer

Delhi:Supreme Court judge AK Sikri, who was part of the selection panel that removed former CBI director Alok Verma has turned down a...

Madhya Pradesh Secretariat discontinues reciting of Vande Mataram on the first...

Madhya Pradesh Chief minister Kamal Nath had decided to skip previous BJP government's tradition of singing Vande Mataram in the secretariat on the first...

Kerala High Court grants conditional bail to Rehana Fathima

The Kerala HC, on Friday, granted conditional bail to Rehana Fathima. BSNL employee and social activist Rehana Fathima was arrested by the Pathanamthitta police...

Increase in Taj Mahal entry fee

Vasant Swarnakar, the chief archaeologist of the Archaeological Survey of India, said that from Monday onwards, the fee for visiting the Taj Mahal would...

Congress’s Achche Din

Counting of votes for the assembly elections 2018 in five states held today. In Rajasthan, the Congress won 101 seats.2010 CWG gold medallist...

Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and 8 others chargesheeted

Delhi: Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and eight others chargesheeted on January 14, 2018. They were accused of organising alleged anti-national at Jawaharlal...

Google doodle celebrates first Anglo Indian author

Google honoured Anglo-Indian traveller, Sake Dean Mahomed today with a special Google doodle. It was on this day exactly 225 years ago that Sake...

H D Kumaraswamy totally relaxed even as 2 MLAs exits ruling...

Bangalore:Karnataka politics is witnessing turmoil after Congress’ 5 lawmakers went missing and BJP taking all of its MLAs to a Hotel in Gurgaon, two...

Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as CBI director

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated the CBI chief Alok Verma, cancelling the Central Vigilance Commission's October 23rd order that forced him to go...

CBI Director Alok Verma resigns after being transferred by a PM...

The CBI director Alok Verma has resigned after he was removed from his post just 72 hours after being reinstated by the Supreme Court....

Schools and hospitals are new cow shelters in Uttar Pradesh

Farmers in Iglas and Khair tehsils of Aligarh district are unhappy over stray cows as they are destroying crops. They are driving away the...

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina, 71, chief of Awami League was sworn in as the new Prime minister of Bangladesh. Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid administered the...

Delhi High court asks Centre’s reply on a plea challenging the...

On a petition filed by Gaurav Yadav from Haryana's Rewari district alleging that only three castes are considered for the recruitment to the President's...

France braces for fresh yellow vest protests

Paris:France is going to see fresh anti-government protests by yellow vest protesters. The central French city of Bourges is shuttering shops as the protesters...

IIT Mumbai students protest Citizen Amendment Bill

Mumbai:The students of IIT Mumbai are protesting Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB) after students from IIT Guwahati organised similar protests. Protests have raged across northeastern...

First plant on Moon: China grows a cotton plant on Moon

A small cotton shoot is growing on Moon inside a bucket like a container on board a Chinese lunar lander, Chang’e-4. Chongqing University, which...

Manipur government asks for exemption from Citizen Amendment Bill

Manipur:The Manipur government has asked the central government to exempt it from the Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB). CAB was passed by Lok Sabha on...

3 Congress MLAs in hotel with BJP leaders

Bengaluru:Karnataka water resource minister D K Shivakumar has alleged that three Congress MLAs were in Mumbai hotel along with some BJP leaders. He alleged...

2000 Research scholars demanding stipend arrested

Delhi:The police arrested more than 2000 research scholars on January 16, 2019, who were protesting outside the Ministry of Human Resource Development's headquarters in...

A Million dead fish causes environmental stink in Australia

Sydney:A million fish believed to have died along banks of a major river system in eastern Australia. The region is facing drought and New...

RTI activist found dead in Bihar

Bhola Sah, an RTI activist from Phullidummar, was found dead on Sunday, a day after he was abducted. His brother Vinod Sah...

Trump threatens to declare national emergency

Donald Trump speaking to the Fox News has repeated his threat to declare a national emergency to acquire the requisite federal funds to build...

Vedanta Sterlite Plant: National Green Tribunal orders re-opening

The National Green Tribunal has ordered to re-open the Vedanta Sterlite Plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Earlier, in May 2018, endorsing the closure direction...

US President threatens to ‘devastate’ Turkey if Kurds are attacked

US: US President Donald Trump has threatened to “devastate” Turkey’s economy if it attacks Kurdish fighters in Iraq. The Turkish government has long criticised the...

Indian Air Force has 13.09 per cent of women officers, Says...

Minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre on Wednesday, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha, stated that the Indian Air Force has...

Supreme Court observes Police encounters under Yogi government as a serious...

Delhi:The Supreme Court observed that a very serious issue had been raised after looking into a petition seeking a CBI probe into ‘1100...

Oceans warming up faster than expected

A finding published in US journal Science has shown that the oceans are heating up faster than previously thought. The finding has debunked previous...