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5th International Yoga Day in photos: Indians celebrate the harmony of body, mind and soul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi first proposed to mark June 21 as International Yoga Day in his 2014 address to the annual General Debate from the famed General Assembly podium. Modi today appealed to people to take yoga to all sections of society, 'from cities to villages, and to tribal areas.' Take a look at visuals of enthusiastic yoga practitioners captured by TNIE photographers from across the country on the 5th International Yoga Day.

published on : 21st June 2019

Down Memory Lane: How Express covered the oath-taking ceremonies of India's Prime Ministers

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term on 30 May 2019, let's take a look at how The New Indian Express covered the oath-taking ceremonies of some of India's former Prime Ministers.

published on : 30th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How well did dynasty politics click?

Except for a few political scions like Akhilesh Yadav and Prajwal Revanna, most dynasts in UP, Bihar, MP, Haryana lost in the Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 25th May 2019

Explained: Vote shares of BJP, Congress in Lok Sabha elections 2019

A look at the final vote shares of the BJP and Congress, and the number of seats the Saffron party won in each state.

published on : 25th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: From the Dream Girl to those living their dreams, the many faces of victory

The BJP is headed for a second term in power, achieving a majority for the second time in a row - a first in 50 years since Independence. With the elections establishing 68-year-old Modi as the most popular leader in decades, the BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are poised to clinch around 350 seats as against their previous 336. Check out visuals of top winning candidates from across the country as they get all set to enter the 17th Lok Sabha.  

published on : 24th May 2019

From our archives: Rajiv Gandhi's Lakshadweep holiday; Guess who else was there

Did Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi use INS Viraat as his personal playground during his visit to the Lakshadweep islands, along with family and friends? We dive into the Express archives to find out. 

published on : 10th May 2019

Didi VS Modi: Anatomy of a crisis in photos

On 3 February 2019 evening, a 'surprise visit' by CBI officials to the Kolkata police chief’s residence sparked a face-off involving the state police and the central agency. Here is all you need to know about the long-standing rift between West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the Modi-led BJP government at the Centre.

published on : 4th February 2019

IN PHOTOS | Opposition leaders stand strong at Mamata's United India Rally, vow to oust Modi

Over 15 opposition parties came together at the United India Rally organised by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on 19 January to strengthen their resolve to defeat the Modi-led BJP government in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. 

published on : 19th January 2019

Vijay Rupani sworn in as CM of Gujarat for second consecutive term; PM Modi, Nitish Kumar, NDA CMs attend event

Vijay Rupani was today sworn in as the chief minister of Gujarat for the second consecutive term after the BJP won the recently-held Assembly elections in the state.

published on : 26th December 2017

Prime Minister Modi shares pleasantries with DMK chief Karunanidhi during his Chennai visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today briefly met ailing DMK supremo Karunanidhi at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. The PM is on a day's visit to the city to attend two private functions.

published on : 6th November 2017