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  • Chetan’s latest book breaks Amazon’s pre-order record!

    Chetan Bhagat’s latest book has broken all records in Amazon’s pre-order history, his latest fiction “One Indian Girl” is now the leading title on pre-orders, the site has ever witnessed. “Launched under the exclusive online partnership between Amazon and Rupa Publishing, the pre-orders went live on Amazon at 2 pm on Friday[Read More…]

  • WB Congress posts controversial Tweet on Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary

    Congress’ West Bengal unit made a faux pas on Twitter this morning, by tweeting a controversial statement by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Marking his birth anniversary, the verified handle on Saturday morning tweeted the quote, “When a big tree falls, the ground shakes”. Rajiv’s 1984 statement was perceived as[Read More…]

  • Good news for Centre as 11 more states line up to ratify GST

    At least 11 states are lining up special legislative sessions to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. This is good news for the Union government, which is looking to implement the new tax regime by April 1, 2017. A minimum of 16 states need to pass GST before[Read More…]

  • No “Horn-OK-Please” in this city of India

    In a complete contrast to Delhi where people honk for no reason at all, Aizawl has been declared as a “Honk-Free city.” Giving people another reason to run to the hills, this beautiful capital of Mizoram is absolute paradise as captured by a shot film made by debut filmmakers of[Read More…]

  • Rio Olympics 2016: Day 13 round up

    On day 13th at Rio, PV Sindhu stormed into the finals of women’s singles by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara at Rio Olympics. Sindhu won the semi-final match in straight sets 21-19 21-10. With this she became the Indian to qualify for the Badminton finals at Olympics. Sindhu’s historic win did[Read More…]

  • Now ‘Request a ride’ with Uber’s latest feature!

    In what comes as a good news to all those rely on app-based taxi service, Uber has rolled out a ‘Request a Ride for Others,’ feature specifically meant for regular users to help those who don’t have the app installed or an account registered. This is the second India-specific feature[Read More…]

  • Gujarat’s Dalit community is escalating their stir, will hold mega rally in Delhi

    The Dalit community in Gujarat is planning to hold a massive protest in New Delhi’s Ramlila grounds ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament. Hoping to escalate their state-wide stir to a national level, the community is demanding equality, and protesting violence and atrocities against Dalits. From August till December,[Read More…]

  • Kashmir unrest: 1.3 million pellet guns used in 32 days

    It’s been more than a month since Kashmir reamains paralysed by a wave of protests erupted in the wake of killing of Burhan Wani, the Hizbul Mujaheedin commander. Hundreds have been injured and according to an official data, 66 people have died in clashes between security forces and protestors. The[Read More…]

  • Who failed India at Rio? Narsingh Yadav or his ‘compatriots’?

    Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has been banned for four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) for failing dope tests. Yadav, who hails from Haryana, was given a clean chit by the National Anti-Doping Agency despite testing positive for anabolic steroids last month. Narsingh Yadav, who was due[Read More…]

  • PM Modi applauds BJP MPs for taking part in ‘Tiranga Yatra’

    Tiranga Yatra, the massive week-long people contact programme envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being carried out successfully by BJP MPs across the country. PM Modi on Thursday took Twitter to thank some of his party MPs for taking part in the Yatra with much fervour. Modi mentioned on[Read More…]

  • Cross-border terrorism the only focus: India to Pakistan

    New Delhi has rejected Pakistan’s proposal to hold Foreign Secretary-level talks on Kashmir, and has sent out a strong message that “cross-border terrorism should be the focus of any dialogue between the two countries.” Indian Foreign Secretary responding to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry’s invitation, expressed his willingness to[Read More…]

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s event destroys Yamuna floodplains forever

    Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living (AOL) organisation, which claims that it believes in the philosophy of a stress-free mind and a violence-free society, has actually destroyed the environment. A report by a committee of experts which was directed by National Green Tribunal to assess the damage[Read More…]

  • Want Lok Sabha seats in PoK, Gilgit: BJP MP

    BJP MP Nishikant Dubey  has demanded introduction of a bill announcing Lok Sabha seats from PoK and Gilgit. Amidst the entire political row over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mention of Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, he said ““I want government to introduce a bill announcing Lok Sabha seats from[Read More…]

  • So what? says Rai on babus travelling on taxpayers money

    Former Comptroller Auditor General Vinod Rai defended government officials going on private trips at the tax payers’ expense, suggesting that it was “one of the perks of being in the civil service.” Asserting that vigilance officials should overlook smaller transgressions and invest its energies in major cases, Rai went on[Read More…]

  • IP allowed Sushant, Amity debarred him

    It has been almost a week since Sushant Rohilla a student of Amity Law School affiliated to IP University committed suicide at his Sarojini Nagar residence on August 10. Even as hundreds of students protest and raise slogans to demand punishment for Isheeta Rutabhasini and BP Sehgal, who are allegedly[Read More…]

  • Rio Olympics 2016: Day 11 round up

    On the 11th day at Rio, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu kept the medal hopes alive for India. Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has qualified for the semi-finals after defeating Wang Yihan from China in the women’s singles quarter final match. The 21-year-old marked her win against the World no. 2 Chinese player[Read More…]

  • Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu beats World No. 2 Wang Yihan in the quarter-final

    PV Sindhu kept medal hopes alive for India, despite the continuous knock-outs at the Rio Olympics. In a historic win on Tuesday, Sindhu defeated World No 2 Wang Yihan from China in the quarter-finals, becoming the second Indian shuttler to qualify for an Olympic semi-finals in the women’s singles, after Saina Nehwal. The[Read More…]

  • PM Modi embarrasses himself with another ‘false claim’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed a faux pas in his Independence Day speech. If the length of the speech wasn’t enough, the content has become a controversial subject of discussion. Talking about his claims of success in bringing electricity to more and more villages Modi said on Monday, “Out of[Read More…]

  • Karnataka police file sedition case against Amnesty for anti-India slogans

    A case of sedition has been filed against Amnesty India by the Karnataka police after anti-India slogans were allegedly raised during a debate on Kashmir. Amnesty has not received the FIR, but is questioning why organising an event to defend constitutional values is being criminalised. The debate, which included students and[Read More…]

  • India-Pakistan tug-of-war involves J&K and Balochistan

    The Congress has openly supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statements against Pakistan, where he raised the Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir issues to counter its stance on Jammu and Kashmir and the on-going unrest. In 2009, India and Pakistan—Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Yusuf Raza Gilani—signed a joint declaration at Sharm-el-Sheikh, which said that[Read More…]

  • Amity Student Suicide: Faculty sent on “forced leave” as students protest

    It has been three days since Sushant Rohilla a student of Amity Law School (Noida) (IPU affiliated)  committed suicide at his Sarojini Nagar residence after allegedly being “tortured” and “harassed” by college for attendance. His distraught family has alleged that he was a meritorious student who was being singled out[Read More…]

  • In BJP’s Tiranga Yatra, ministers seen riding bikes without helmets: Are the lawmakers above law?

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi when proposed the ‘Tiranga Yatra’, a massive week-long people contact programme for his party lawmakers he briefed the dos and don’ts, which included donning helmets painted saffron, white and green and carrying 8-feet-long flags. But seems like BJP MPs and ministers who took part in the[Read More…]

  • Happy Birthday Arvind Kejriwal!

    ‘Happy Birthday Arvind Kejriwal’ is today’s trending hashtag on Twitter because today happens to be the birthday of our ‘dharna king’ aka ‘mufflerman’, part time chief minister and full time movie critic- Arvind Kejriwal! Born in the year 1968 at Bhiwani in Haryana, Arvind Kejriwal is the current Chief Minister[Read More…]

  • Modi government ‘politicising’ cow protection: Animal Welfare Board member

    In what could spell more trouble for the Narendra Modi government, a member of the Animal Welfare Board of India, has now accused the government of “double standards” over its commitment to protect cows. Earlier in the week, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Hindu Mahasabha had already criticised Prime Minister Narendra[Read More…]

  • India’s real heroes: Building a better nation through healthcare

    “’The cry of a new born is the most beautiful sound I have ever heard’, my father used to tell me when I was young as I listened to him enraptured. That’s when I decided that even I wanted to be a doctor. And here I am, working late nights[Read More…]