The Presidential race has begun with Dalit vs Dalit candidates, former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been nominated by the ruling NDA government while the Opposition has named former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar.
Although both candidates are promising for the respective parties, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday lashed out at Meira Kumar via Twitter, by sharing a video and press clipping from 2013, when Meira Kumar was the Lok Sabha speaker and Swaraj was the Leader of Opposition.
Nach Baliye season 8 is inching closer to its finale episode on Sunday and the question of who will finally win the competition is going around since last week on the internet.
The top 3 couples on the dance reality show are Divyanka-Vivek, Abigail-Sanam and Sanaya-Mohit. All the couples are quite popular by now and everyone has their favourites.
But several online polls conducted by various media portals show a common preference for Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal to win the show. It doesn't come...
Despite the ongoing indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling in demands of a separate 'Gorkhaland', the leadership of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) has confirmed on Sunday that there will be a 'partial relaxation for 12 hours' of their shutdown on Monday so the Muslim community may observe Eid.
The relaxation, however, will be only for the Muslim community and not for the general public, GJM stated.
"There will be a partial relaxation of the bandh for the Muslims here on the occasion of Eid. We have...
Film director Karan Johar has applauded and declared the new historical drama show 'Aarambh' as a game changer for the Indian TV industry.
The show is written by 'Baahubali' and 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' fame K. V. Vijayendra Prasad and narrates the clash of the Dravidian and Aryan civilisations born and built out of two different existential needs.
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Goldie Behl is directing this show and Shrishti Arya will be producing it.
Karan wrote on his social...
Two-wheeler makers TVS Motor Company and Royal Enfield have become the latest to pass on expected benefit of GST to customers by lowering prices of their vehicles. Niche bike maker Royal Enfield has reduced prices of its models by up to Rs. 2,300 (on-road Chennai) while TVS Motors did not disclose quantum of price cut on its product portfolio.
Royal Enfield, which is a part of Eicher Motors, currently sells a range of motorcycles, including Bullet, Classic and Thunderbird.
"The slab for reduction...
The proposal to privatise Air India is a welcome move but salary arrears should be settled first as promised earlier, feel pilots at the national carrier.
Facing tough financial conditions, Air India had resorted to salary cuts in 2012. Since then, arrears have been accumulating even as a certain section of employees accepted revised pay scales. The arrears to be paid to the 27,000-odd staff of Air India that includes pilots and cabin crew are estimated to be around Rs. 1,200 crores. Out of the...
[caption id="attachment_218740" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The Awami action committee in the Gilgit-Baltistan region has called for an indefinite shutdown across the region on Tuesday.[/caption]
The Awami action committee in the Gilgit-Baltistan region has called for an indefinite shutdown across the region on Tuesday. The committee demanded that they will be holding their protest unless Pakistan withdraws its security forces and rollbacks the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Reportedly, the people of Gilgit-Baltistan believe that CPEC will exploit its water resources which would only benefit Pakistan. Locals are worried about the increasing Chinese footprint in the region. The leadership of Gilgit-Baltistan has been objecting to the controversial corridor for months.
They are also demanding a complete withdrawal of Pakistan forces from its soil.
The strike call comes days after a powerful senate committee, headed by Senator Taj Haider, visited the region to review CPEC projects.
The AAC is an alliance of around 23 religious, nationalist and political groups and was formed in 2014 with the single objective of lowering wheat prices.