Anurag Thakur on Rahul Gandhi’s claim that Congress will win 2019 polls

BJP chief whip in Lok Sabha Anurag Thakur today rejected Rahul Gandhi’s assertion that Congress will come to power saying that he has a lot to explain for the ‘defence corruption’ during the UPA tenure.

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Why Sensex hit 40,000 today, and what next for Stock Market

Stock Markets created new benchmarks today with the BSE Sensex surging past 40,000 points, & NSE Nifty breaching 12,000 for the first time ever. PM Modi winning election was a definite reason behind it, but why do Stock Markets love him so much?

Dutee Chand alleges blackmail, sister says not opposed to relationship

After saying that she was in a same-sex relationship, athlete Dutee Chand accused her sister of blackmail. However, her sister has said that she's not opposed to the relationship and wants the athlete to be protected.

PM Modi, Gandhi family pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

Rajiv Gandhi, sixth and youngest PM of India, was assassinated on May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu during a poll campaign.

Sensex jumps over 900 points after exit polls predict NDA majority

A day after the exit polls predicted a second term for the NDA in 2019 elections, domestic markets began on a strong note. The prospects of a stable government instead of a fractured mandate has lead to a sharp recovery in the market.

Exit polls hint saffron surge, NDA set for clear majority

Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority mark of 272 in the Lok Sabha.

Modi unwinds after election heat, meditates near Kedarnath shrine

A day after campaigning ended for Lok Sabha elections 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday offered prayers at the Kedarnath shrine and reviewed development projects

Pragya Singh Thakur’s ‘Godse praise’ has put BJP in a spot

Pragya Singh Thakur’s praise of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse has left the BJP squirming. Modi said he cannot forgive Pragya Singh Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse a “deshbhakt”. Though she apologised soon after, but the damage was done.

Abhinandan’s Squadron is now Falcon Slayers

To commemorate the aerial strike in which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an intruding aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Jammu and Kashmir on February 27, his Squadron has taken on a new sobriquet - Falcon Slayers.

Mani Shankar Aiyar: Congress’ loose cannon?

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has once again landed into a controversy after he justified his ‘neech aadmi’ remark against Prime Minister Modi, calling it “prophetic”.

Violence during Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata

BJP national president Amit Shah’s massive roadshow in Kolkata turned violent after BJP workers clashed with Calcutta University students who were showing black flags to the saffron party leader.

Modi dictates Congress’s ‘Prem ki dictionary’

Modi accused the Congress of hurling a slew of abuses at him from what he called their “dictionary of love”.

Myanmar releases two imprisoned Reuters reporters

Two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act were freed on Tuesday

Ecstatic Prince Harry says Meghan has healthy baby boy

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are the proud parents of a new baby boy

CBSE declares Class 10 result, 13 students are toppers

CBSE Class 10 results: 13 students share the top position with 499 out of 500 marks.

At least 40 dead in Russian passenger plane crash

41 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport.

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has appealed to the people not to panic as the government is fully prepared to deal with the situation.

Cyclone Fani predictions on target: IMD chief

IMD’s predictions about Cyclone Fani will be on target, says IMD DG K J Ramesh at Indian Express Idea Exchange. The severe storm is expected to hit the east India coast on May 3.

CBSE Class 12 result declared, all you need to know

In record time, CBSE has announced Class 12 result. Hansika Shukla and Karishma Arora are toppers and the overall pass percentage is 83.40%. Girls have this year again outperformed boys

PB Mehta at Express Adda: Liberal, secular seen as bad words, even Opposition shies

Pratap Bhanu Mehta, VC of Ashoka University comes as a guest to Adda in midst of a parliamentary election in which all the consequential questions have been thrown up - from Hindutva & secularism to national security & autonomy of institutions.

NDRF personnel prepare for the cyclone in Odisha

Cyclone Fani is expected to make landfall on Friday in Odisha and personnel from the National Disaster Response Force are preparing for it.