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Poll for Indian Vice President to be held on August 6: Election Commission

The Election Commission announced yesterday that the election for the post of Vice-President of India will be held on August 6.

India

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray resigns ahead of floor test

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigned today after the Supreme Court allowed a no-trust vote to be held tomorrow in the...

India

Udaipur killing aimed at spreading terror, says CM Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot today said that a case has been registered under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Punishment) Act...

India

Too late for rebels to rejoin party: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today appeared to say that the party’s doors for the rebel MLAs are finally closed and that it was too late...

India

NDA chooses ex-Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu as Presidential candidate

Former Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu was chosen as the government candidate for President, and will most likely become the first tribal...

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Two shooters among three held in Moosewala murder case

Delhi police have arrested three people, including two of the alleged shooters in connection with the murder of Punjabi singer and Congress...

India

BJP, Defence officials rally in Agnipath’s support; Congress calls it ‘job insecurity’

Agnipath scheme: Indian Prime Minister Modi said that several decisions may look unfair at first, but help in building the nation later.

India

Four JD(U) leaders suspended for running ‘anti-party’ campaigns

Four JD (U) leaders in th Indian state of Bihar were suspended from the primary membership of the party today for allegedly running...

India

Prophet row: Nupur Sharma seeks time to record statement before Maharashtra police

BJP Nupur Sharma appear before the Bhiwandi police to record her statement after she was summoned over her alleged objectionable remarks...

India

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Badal readmitted to hospital week after discharge

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Parkash Singh Badal has been readmitted to a private hospital in Mohali after he vomited, a party...

India

More nations condemn Prophet remarks; Kuwait supermarket pulls Indian products

Supermarket in Kuwait pulled down Indian products from its shelves to protest the derogatory comments by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the...

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Prophet remarks row: BJP removes Nupur Sharma as primary member, sacks Naveen Kumar

The Bharatiya Janata Party has suspended its spokesperson Nupur Sharma as a primary member of the party and also expelled Naveen Kumar...

India

Kejriwal gets invite to display ‘Delhi Model’ at Singapore summit

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been invited to present the 'Delhi Model' at the World Cities Summit in Singapore.

Singapore

Delhi Power Minister in ED net for INR 4.81 crore fraud

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain in a money-laundering case.

India

Canada-based Sikh gang member claims responsibility for Sidhu Moosewala’s killing

Goldy Brar, known to be a member of the Canada-based Lawrence Bishnoi gang, allegedly claimed responsibility for the killing of popular...

Global

Service to poor, good governance was our top priority: Modi on NDA’s eight years

BJP-led NDA government’s eight years service has always been dedicated to the poor, good governance and welfare of the poor, said Prime...

India

Jailed Sidhu taken for medical test after special diet plea

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, lodged in Patiala central prison in connection with 1988 road rage death case, was taken for a medical...

India

Sri Lanka lifts emergency curbs after two weeks

The Sri Lankan government has removed state of emergency curbs, nearly two weeks after it was imposed amid economic and anti-government...

Global

Indian diaspora gave grand welcome to PM Modi in Tokyo, Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Japan's Tokyo today to take part in the Quad 2022 Summit, received a warm welcome from the...

Global

No true and false Hindus, except as part of a political narrative: Dr Ram Madhav

“Hindutva is mainstream in India and it is a way of life in which there is no room for hatred,” said Indian politician, author and...

Past Events Spotlight - @work

'Modi @20': An anthology featuring the PM's two decades in politics

Modi @20: Dreams Meet Delivery’, a book which looks into the 20 years of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's model of governance at the...

India

CSA drops all charges against cricket head coach Mark Boucher

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced withdrawal of any “disciplinary charges” against men's team head coach Mark Boucher.

Cricket

Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns as protests escalate; President declares emergency

Amid ongoing protests and allegations of violence, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his post today.

Global

Putin may temporarily hand over power to loyalist Patrushev to undergo cancer surgery

Russian President Vladimir Putin will temporarily hand over power to hardline Security Council head and former Federal Security Service...

Global

Indian diaspora powerful force of our foreign policy: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Indian Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla was the head of a delegation of MPs on a multi-nation tour of Southeast Asian nations to affirm diplomatic...

Singapore Spotlight - @work