Karnataka Assembly polls | BJP is caste-ridden and unfair to scheduled castes: B Somashekar
Many senior BJP leaders have raised the banner of revolt, especially after the announcement of the second list of candidates for the May 10 Assembly elections. In this episode of TNIE Talks Room, we have former BJP leader B. Somashekar who resigned from the party's primary membership on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti, claiming that he did so because the BJP is caste-ridden and unfair to scheduled castes.
'Historic step to unite opposition': Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi said a historic step was taken to unite the Opposition parties against the ruling BJP. He said that Congress will take all parties along in the ideological battle against the BJP in the 2024 general elections.
‘Badly dressed’ girls look like Shurpanakha: BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya
Another BJP leader joins the "politicians club of teaching women how to dress". Girls in "bad dresses" look like `Shurpanakha' of the Ramayana said the BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.
India's covid cases cross '6000' mark for the first time since September 2022
India recorded 6,050 covid cases, 13% higher than the 5,335 cases on April 6. Daily cases have crossed the 6,000 mark for the first time since September 16, 2022. The number of active cases stands at 28,303, a jump of nearly 2716 cases.
Violence erupts in West Bengal’s Howrah during Ram Navami procession
After the communal clash in Maharashtra's Aurangabad, fresh violence has erupted in West Bengal's Howrah. The clash broke out between two religious groups during a Ram Navami procession on March 30. Visuals from the ground showed the police firing tear gas shells as the mob went on a rampage.
Art needs new audiences, repackaging is what makes it attractive: Mallika Sarabhai | Part 1
It is difficult to box Mallika Sarabhai into a particular column. She is a dancer, actor, activist, and cultural management expert. Recently, she took over as the Chancellor of Kerala Kalamandalam. Mallika talks to TNIE about her vision for the state’s celebrated institution of performing arts, the importance of packaging art forms for the new generation, her politics and, of course, her famed lineage.
'CBI, ED are extended arms of Modi'; 'Congress is the biggest liability': KTR
In the first episode of Hyderabad Dialogues, K T Rama Rao, Minister for Municipal Admin & Urban Dev, Industry & Commerce, ITE&C of Telangana talks about BJP, Congress, Made-in-India, and much more.
How AAP leaders reacted to Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia's arrest by CBI
In connection with the Delhi liquor policy scam, Sisodia was arrested by the CBI on Feb 26 after 8 hours of grilling. AAP members held protests in several state following his arrest. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders lashed at the Centre's "arbitrary arrest" of Sisodia.
Jaishankar hits out at George Soros for remarks against PM Modi
After Smriti Irani, EAM Jaishankar slammed George Soros for his remarks against PM Modi. During a speech ahead of the Munich conference, Soros criticised PM Modi and highlighted the Adani crisis.
Smriti Irani hits out at George Soros for remarks against PM Modi
BJP's Smriti Irani hit out at billionaire investor George Soros, for his "targeting" remarks on PM Modi. During a speech ahead of the Munich conference, Soros criticised PM Modi and highlighted the Adani crisis.
'Pinarayi Vijayan is nothing when compared to Narendra Modi': Advocate A Jayashankar
A lawyer, political observer and social commentator, Advocate A Jayasankar is someone you cannot ignore. One may or may not agree with his views and the way he lampoons political leaders, but he always has listeners. In a freewheeling conversation, Jayasankar talks about the rot that has crept into the judiciary, why he attacks CM Pinarayi Vijayan the most, and shares his thoughts on Kerala politics.
Indian diaspora in UK protests against BBC documentary on PM Modi
Indian diaspora held protests at the BBC HQ in Portland, denouncing documentary on PM Modi. Protesters called the series on Narendra Modi "false" and untrue".
Republic Day Parade 2023: States, UTs showcase cultural diversity on Tableaux
President Droupadi Murmu led her maiden Republic Day celebrations by unfurling the national flag. The 74th Republic Day parade was flagged off after the 21-gun salute. Tableaux of 14 states, 3 UTs and six from various ministries and departments were displayed at Kartavya Path.
PM Modi performs last rites of his mother Heeraben
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben Modi passed away at 100. She was admitted to UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad on Friday. PM Modi had reached Ahmedabad from Delhi early in the morning and her last rites were performed at a crematorium in Sector 30 of Gandhinagar.
Pak Foreign Minister responds to Jaishankar's statement at UNSC with personal attack on PM Modi
Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari made controversial remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to India’s earlier comment on the country harbouring 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.
Congress leader Raja Pateria calls for 'killing' PM Modi to save Constitution; govt orders FIR
Senior Congress leader and former minister of Madhya Pradesh Raja Pateria's controversial remark against PM Modi has sparked a row. In a video that had surfaced online, the minister can be heard telling the Congress workers, "be ready to kill Modi. Kill in the sense of defeating him".
"Fitness certificate not issued," says Morbi municipality chief; at least 141 dead, rescue operation on
At least 141 people died after a pedestrian suspension bridge collapsed on the Machchhu river in Gujarat's Morbi. Eyewitnesses said there were several women and children on the suspension bridge when its cables snapped. Three NDRF teams have been deployed to assist in rescue operations.
Include photos of Lakshmi and Ganesha on currency notes: Kejriwal's appeal to PM
Delhi Chief Minister #ArvindKejriwal on Wednesday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have photos of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi on currency notes. During a media briefing, he said the photos of Ganesha and Lakshmi could be printed on fresh currency notes. He added that the new notes could have a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on one side and of the two deities on the other.
5G is finally launched; 8 cities to get it today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the much-awaited 5G services at the 6th India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. Key cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai are expected to be the very first regions to get 5G access.
'Not the era of war', PM Modi tells President Vladimir Putin | SCO Meeting
PM Narendra Modi on Friday told Russian President #VladimirPutin that now is not a time for war, with food, fertilizer and fuel security among the major concerns of the world at present. #PMModi #russiaukrainewar
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test