Chetan Bhagat wants to use his books to address issues

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat says he likes to use his writing not just to tell stories but also to bring attention to some of the issues within... Read more »

Moving ahead in an age of disruption, of choices and more, journeying through the Silk Route

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Learn how to ‘pivot’ forward in an age of disruption by coming out of your comfort zone; then, switch back to an era that harkens to the Emergency;... Read more »

Painting devil of Muslims? BJP leader ‘deliberately’ recalled fiction as historical fact

Source: By Adv Masood Peshimam Once, a great Urdu drama writer Imtiaz Ali Taj happened to visit the grave of Anarkali, the kaniz or the courtier of Emperor Akbar at Lahore.... Read more »

Rare reunion: Rahul meets Rajamma, his delivery nurse

Wayanad (Kerala) June 9 (IANS) It was a reunion after a gap of almost 49 years when Congress President Rahul Gandhi hugged Rajamma, who was his delivery nurse at a hospital in Delhi... Read more »

Will minorities in India be 2nd class citizens? Wake up call: Be a ‘communicating’ Church

Source: By Fr Cedric Prakash sj India today is at a defining moment of her history. There is so much that has taken place in the past five years (and particularly... Read more »

Expecting 1st baby, UP woman delivers quadruplets

Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) For 27-year-old Rehana, it was a huge surprise when she delivered four babies — two girls and two boys — in a Lucknow hospital as she was expecting only... Read more »

Delhi BJP website hacked, shows beef dishes

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The website of the BJP’s Delhi unit was hacked on Thursday and photos of beef dishes posted on it. “Shadow V1P3R” claimed credit for hacking the site, replacing... Read more »

Bringing Up Morally Sound Children

Source: By Zeeshan Rasool Khan From time immemorial, Kashmir has been enjoying recognition all across the world as ‘Resh Waer’ – Abode of Sages because the sages, savants, and saints from different... Read more »

A valuable addition to literature on Ganga, on the way it connects the river’s various historical periods

Source: By Himanshu Thakkar* Book Review: Ganga: The Many Pasts of a River by Sudipta Sen. Penguine Viking. 2019. PP 445 + (xvi) “Panditaraja Jagannath, Mughal court poet extraordinaire, a scholar of Linguistics,... Read more »

Statue of Kodamb Ram to be installed in Ayodhya

Ayodhya, May 28 (IANS) A seven-foot tall statue of Kodamb Ram from Karnataka will be installed at a museum in Ayodhya. The statue is made of a single rosewood block and will be... Read more »

Modi in Varanasi: Thanksgiving, temple visit on itinerary

May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister in-waiting Narendra Modi on Monday arrived here in his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh to thank the people for reposing their faith in him and offer prayers at... Read more »

A retired civil servant’s tireless quest to preserve rural heritage

BY VISHAV  New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Even after giving almost 40 years of his life to government service, retired civil servant S.K. Misra felt his work was still not complete. The former... Read more »

‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ emerged big winner on social media

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appeared set to retain power, the party emerged as a clear winner on social... Read more »

Nepal mountaineer climbs Mt.Everest for 24th time

Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A Nepalese Sherpa climber, who broke his own record by scaling Mount Everest for the 23rd time last week, on Tuesday climbed the world’s highest peak for the 24th... Read more »

‘ Education’ of Educated Persons

Source: By Sheshu Babu “The backward classes have come to realise that after all education is the greatest material benefit for which they can fight….’ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Past few years... Read more »

Modi under attack for claims of using digital camera, email in 1988

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) After being trolled for his “cloud theory” on the Balakot air strike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday came under attack from politicians as well as twitterites for... Read more »

Priyanka hugs her 90-year-old neighbour after voting

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) In a heart-warming gesture on Sunday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hugged and greeted her 90-year-old neighbour Jwala Devi after casting her vote. Jwala Devi, a resident... Read more »

Memes on Modi’s ‘raw wisdom’ on Balakot airstrike trending

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being trolled on Twitter for his remarks that he had asked the Air Force to carry out Balakot airstrike on February 26 in... Read more »

Funny quips add colour to the political slugfest

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) In the political season where abuses and invectives on social media platforms and public rallies have hit a new low (one can’t forget Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan’s... Read more »

Priyanka helps child with tumor in Allahabad

Allahabad, May 11 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has extended a helping hand for a minor girl suffering from tumor here in Uttar Pradesh. The girl’s parents on Friday contacted Gandhi and... Read more »