India News


Demonetisation a disaster of 2016: Chidambaram

For the folly of one person, the prime minister, India will suffer a loss of Rs 2.40 lakh crore in the current year, the former finance minister said.

published : 25 Feb 2017

Where can President Pranab Mukherjee have his muri in peace?

Much is being spun about President Pranab Mukherjee's retirement home--how a double-storeyed bungalow on Luytens’ Delhi's Rajaji Marg is being readied.

published : 25 Feb 2017

St. Stephens moves for autonomy, teachers and students unhappy

Amid protest from students and teachers, the governing body comprising 13 members passed the resolution with eight votes for and four against the motion.   

published : 25 Feb 2017

Kansas shooting: Gunman questioned Indian men about their visas before firing

Other customers present at the time of incident said that Purinton was tossing ethnic slurs at the two men.

published : 25 Feb 2017

US lawmakers denounce murder of Indian engineer by American in Kansas shooting incident

US lawmakers publicly denounced the killing of an Indian engineer in an apparent hate crime in Kansas City, saying there is no place for these senseless acts of violence in the country.

published : 25 Feb 2017

Absurd to correlate Kansas shooting and President Trump's remarks on immigrants: White House

The Trump administration has dismissed as "absurd" any correlation between Trump's remarks on immigrants and the Kansas shooting incident that resulted in the death of an Indian engineer.

published : 25 Feb 2017

Wife of Indian shot dead in America asks 'Do we belong here?'

The wife of the late Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, Sunayana Dumala said reports of bias in the US make minorities afraid as she questioned "do we belong here".

published : 25 Feb 2017

Lalu Prasad plays down Rabri Devi's suggestion of son Tejaswi Yadav as Bihar CM

Despite Lalu's RJD having more MLAs than Kumar's JD(U), the latter leads the ruling alliance and is the chief minister.
 

published : 24 Feb 2017

After drama over seminar in Ramjas College, another college postpones drama event; ABVP says safety not guaranteed

The move came after Delhi University Students Union, led by ABVP, told SGTB Khalsa College principal that the security for the event cannot be guaranteed if the scripts had anti-national content. 

published : 24 Feb 2017

CBFC’s refusal to certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ similar to moral policing: Activists

The movie's trailer has been lauded by the film fraternity for depicting the secrets of small-town women.

published : 24 Feb 2017

Kansas shooting: Will bring back body of killed Indian engineer Srinivas to Hyderabad, assures Swaraj

Swaraj spoke to the father and brother of Kuchibhotla and conveyed her condolences to the bereaved family.

published : 24 Feb 2017

US hate crime: Indian engineer shot dead in Kansas; body to be brought back to Hyderabad soon

According to local media reports, the accused yelled "get out of my country" at the Indian victims.

published : 24 Feb 2017

Delhi: Poet stops DTC bus conductor from urinating on road, beaten up

The incident happened yesterday evening when Devi Prasad Mishra was returning to his home in Patparganj.

published : 24 Feb 2017

Lipstick Under My Burkha wins Tokyo International award, but fails CBFC test

Prakash Jha is facing a hard time with the Central Board of Film Certification, which has refused to certify his upcoming film Lipstick Under My Burkha.

published : 23 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi government should repeal AFSPA: Chidambaram

Chidambaram today said he regrets the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was not repealed while Congress was in power.

published : 23 Feb 2017