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‘Don’t talk to me’: Sonia to Irani in Lok Sabha

India News: Congress president Sonia Gandhi reportedly rebuffed Union Minister Smriti Irani after walking across the house to speak to a BJP...

India

Droupadi Murmu takes oath as new President of India

India News: Droupadi Murmu was yesterday sworn in as India’s 15th President at the historic Central Hall of Parliament.

India

Droupadi Murmu elected India's 15th President

India News: Former Jharkhand Governor and the NDA government's candidate Droupadi Murmu was elected as India's first tribal President...

India

Lok Sabha adjourned amid Opposition uproar over GST

India News: Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned today amid protests by opposition members over imposition of a Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

India

Voting ends for Indian Presidential election

India News: Polling for the Indian Presidential election was held at the Parliament House and the state legislative assemblies yesterday.

India

Naqvi steps down as Union Minister

India News: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi yesterday resigned as Union Minister of Minority Affairs; Union minister RCP Singh also submitted his...

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

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...

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Lok Sabha passes bill to legally allow police to obtain detainees’ samples

The Indian Lok Sabha this week passed a contentious bill providing for legal sanction to police to obtain physical and biological samples of...

India

BJP accounts for 69% of highest total assets among political parties

According to an analysis carried out by Association for Democratic Reforms , BJP accounted for 69.4% or INR 4,847.7 crore of highest assets...

India

India lauds Sri Lanka for establishment of Parliamentary Friendship Association

India’s Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has congratulated the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana for the...

Global

Mediapart's revelations trigger political slugfest between BJP, Congress

After French investigative portal Mediapart alleged that the Rafale jets maker paid EUR 7.5 million to a middleman during the UPA's regime,...

Global

India becomes third worst COVID-hit nation as its total tally crosses Russia's

After reporting the largest single-day spike in cases so far, India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the...

Covid-19

CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

NRI News: The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition...

NRI Stories

Haryana Government formalises new department to handle NRI affairs

NRI News: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a Cabinet meeting formalised the creation of a new government department to deal...

Global

Birthday wishes pour in for PM Modi from across the world

Indians across the globe, world leaders, celebrities and others wished Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday on Tuesday.

Global

India in numbers: More opportunities through jobs and scholarships

Statistics gathered from various sources, describing India in numbers.

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Legal experts split over Kashmir action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decisive move to revoke the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has raised many...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Mixed reactions from UK expat groups to Kashmir bifurcation

Kashmiri groups in the United Kingdom were divided over the Indian government’s recent move to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution .

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Singapore, UK among countries warning tourists against travel to Kashmir

Amidst the Indian government’s announcement dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two federally-administered Union Territories,...

Global

Need for more reforms to increase India’s engagement with its Diaspora

India's federal and state governments have been endeavouring to strengthen relations with the Indian diaspora numbering about 30 million,...

NRI Stories

No proxy voting rights for overseas Indians for now

According to reports, the Indian government has decided to hold back its plan to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament which would allow the...

Global

Over 450,000 Indians have become foreign citizens since 2014: MEA

Over 450,000 Indians have acquired foreign citizenship in 117 countries since 2014 till date, the government said in response to a question...

Global

MEA has promised 40 consulate sub-offices abroad for NRIs soon: Chandumajra

India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries with a strong presence of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in US, Canada.

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