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Concern grows for Doordarshan TV anchor for his 'disaster' reaction after Amit Shah drops national flag to ground

An unnamed TV anchor of India’s public broadcaster, Doordarshan, has suddenly become a hero because of his instinctive reaction after BJP President …

India

Vajpayee continues to be 'critical', leaders visit AIIMS

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's condition continues to be critical on Thursday as a bulletin is expected …

India

For PM Modi Independence Day Speech, Rahul Gandhi Sat Next To Amit Shah

Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi had always been assigned first row seats at official functions for more than a decade.<p><b>NEW DELHI:</b><p>Rahul Gandhi, …

India

First live coverage of BJP's flag-hoisting by DD News ends up showing Amit Shah gaffe

<b>Norms say DD and All India Radio are mandated to cover live only government events, not those of political parties.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> A video of BJP chief …

India

Congress Mocks BJP After Amit Shah's Tricolor Gaffe

The Congress on Wednesday took a swipe at the BJP after the tricolour at the ruling party's headquarters slid to the ground when BJP chief Amit Shah …

India

Mahadayi ruling major victory: Goa government

The Goa government on Tuesday claimed that the Mahadayi Inter-state Water Disputes Tribunal’s ruling, was a “major victory” for the State. On …

India

#10xDMGathering: State enemy number one – courage of an investigative journalist in India

Rana Ayyub is an Indian investigative journalist who self-published a book, Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up. It is the result of an eight-month …

India

BJP postpones its National Executive meeting in Delhi; Vajpayee’s health further deteriorates

<b>New Delhi, Aug 16:</b> National Executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party which was scheduled to meet on August 18-19 in New Delhi has been postponed due …

India

3.5 km long Tricolour, to exchanging sweets at border: Some glimpses of Independence Day

As India entered into its 72nd year of Independence, celebrations started across the country from early Wednesday.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi led …

India

Fact Check: PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech

In his fifth Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made several statements about his government's achievements in last four years. …

India

Upendra Kushwaha slams Nitish Kumar over party leader's killing

Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has criticised the "collapsing law and order" situation in Bihar after murder of a Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) …

India

Delhi Confidential: Armed With Wit

For Pinaki Mishra of the BJD, Singhvi said his party is the “most accomplished trapeze artist”, as the BJD had been walking a fine line without …

India News

In a bizarre statement, Mamata Banerjee compares illegal immigrants to Hilsa and Sondesh

Share Email<p>In a bizarre statement targeting the BJP over NRC, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has compared illegal Bangladeshi immigrants …

India

Independence Day 2018 LIVE: Will Follow Vajpayee's Mantra of 'Insaniyat, Jamuriyat Kashmiriyat', Says PM

Aug 15, 20188:58 am (IST)<p>CLICK TO READ | Painted With Blood, 100 Portraits of Freedom Fighters Likely To Be Put Up in Jallianwala Bagh and Red …

India

BJP rejects reports of simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha, 11 assemblies, says Amit Shah called for 'positive debate' on subject

<b>New Delhi</b>: The BJP on Tuesday dismissed reports that the government was planning to hold simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and 11 state Assemblies …

India

Independence Day 2018 Live Updates: PM Modi announces healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat, roll-out on Sept 25

India 72nd Independence Day 2018 Live Updates: This was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fifth and final Independence Day 2018 speech from the ramparts …

India News

38 lakh Bengali-speaking persons left out of draft NRC: Mamata

Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Upping the ante on her opposition to the draft NRC in Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed …

India

Does Amit Shah's mother, father have birth certificates? On NRC, Mamata Banerjee's all-out attack against BJP

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a scathing attack against BJP president Amit Shah on the NRC issue on Tuesday. Speaking at …

India

How NRC is legitimising exclusion | columns

The fractious and flawed implementation that marked the exercise of updating the recently released draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam …

Public Policy

Delhi Confidential: Friendly face

Interestingly, besides SAD leader Naresh Gujral and BJD’s Prasanna Acharya, the ruling party also considered TRS MP Keshava Rao.<p>BEFORE finalising …

India News

‘One nation, one poll’ a good idea but not implementable in 2019 general elections: Nitish

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar On Tuesday said that ‘one nation, one poll’ was a good idea but not implementable in the forthcoming general …

India

Is The BJP Banking On Simultaneous Polls To Overcome Anti-Incumbency?

Is The BJP Banking On Simultaneous Polls To Overcome Anti-Incumbency?<p>14 Aug 2018, 7:11 PM14 Aug 2018, 7:11 PM14 August 2018, 7:11 PM14 August 2018, …

India

On Rupee Crash, Rahul Gandhi Taunts PM Modi With "Masterclass" Video

In the video, PM Modi, when he was still the chief minister of Gujarat, had demanded the centre to explain the rupee's fall<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>The rupee's …

India

Freedom of expression under attack, one by ‘self-censorship’ and the other by miscreants

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Self-Censorship

Venkaiah writes a book on first year in office

Venkaiah Naidu, who took up the office of Vice-President reluctantly, is coming up with a book detailing his experience in the first year.<p><i>A year in</i> …

India News

News18 Daybreak | President's Speech on Eve of I-Day, Mamata on NRC and Other Stories You May Have Missed

Get a fresh dose of the news that matters, delivered directly to your inbox, every morning. The perfect way, to get you started and informed, for the …

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Morning Brief: Group Hoisting Tricolour In Kashmir Roughed Up By Locals; Can Conduct Polls In Eight States Along With Lok Sabha: EC; And Other News

Good morning, dear reader! Here’s your morning news brief for today.

India

BJP's Plan For 2019 - A Social Media Coordinator For Each Booth

BJP insiders told NDTV that they planned to have a social media coordinator for every single booth in the election.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>When the Uttar Pradesh …

Social Media

Simultaneous polls can be done, but all parties have to agree: Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat

<i>In the Monsoon session, the Lok Sabha passed a Bill that allows ‘proxy voting’ to non-resident Indians (NRIs). Is it going to be a game changer?</i> …

India

Cloudburst, landslides kill 16 in Himachal Pradesh

Sixteen people have been killed and many left homeless in the past 36 hours after floods and landslides triggered by cloudbursts hit Himachal …

Himachal Pradesh