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Gurugram admin cancels permission for 8 namaz sites
Gurugram administration on Tuesday withdrew permission to offer namaz at eight out of 37 designated sites. IMAGE: Devotees perform namaz in an open site, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram on......
Shah conducts aerial survey in U'khand, rain loss pegged at Rs 7K cr
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday conducted an aerial survey of Uttarakhand's rain-ravaged areas to asses the damage that the state government has pegged at Rs 7,000 crore. IMAGE: Union......
Hindu family in Pakistan tortured for collecting water from mosque
Fetching drinking water from a mosque in Pakistan's Punjab province landed a family of poor farmers from the minority Hindu community in trouble as some people tortured and held them hostage for......
Can name-changing spree help BJP again in UP 2022?
The BJP's bucket list this time includes districts such as Sultanpur, Aligarh, Firozabad, Deoband, Ghazipur, Basti and Mirzapur -- to rename a few. Virendra Singh Rawat reports. Illustration:......
Day after violence, Assam-Mizoram border remains tense
The situation on the Assam-Mizoram border remained tense as Assam declared a three-day mourning from Tuesday to condole the death of five policemen and one civilian in a border clash last night,......
How Modi's SVAMITVA scheme aims to help rural property holders
SVAMITVA is a new government project that primarily aims to demarcate abadi areas that includes inhabitant land, inhabited areas contiguous to abadi and wadis/basties in rural areas, using drone......
Unlocking the lockdown will be even tougher
'How do we ensure that the unlocking, which is desperately needed for earning income and livelihood, will not create ugly spikes in the infection rates?''And if it does, what then?'asks Omkar......
Humans of demonetisation
The currency ban has changed the lives of the people facilitating this move across India. 'My mother now works 12 hours a day' 'Initially, crowd management was a big challenge': Bank manager R......
Power-for-all is just a pipe-dream and nothing else
On paper, only 8,000 villages remain to be electrified in the country, but the situation on the ground shows euphoria over numbers is misplaced In 2005, when the rural electrification drive......
8 promises Modi made on I-Day 2015: Some met, some are works-in-progress
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to deliver his third Independence Day speech on August 15, he is inviting ideas from citizens on issues he should speak on Speeding up financial inclusion,......
How Sonu Sood became India's Superman
'Ek ghante ke andar humare paas 78,000 calls aaye.' '78,000!' Actor Sonu Sood became a saviour for migrant workers when he helped them get home during the nationwide lockdown. Neha Dhupia all......
Mee Raqsam review
Mee Raqsam is an ode to fathers who guide their children to the path where dreams come true, notes Sukanya Verma. 'Basti mein apni Hindu Musalman jo bas gayeInsaan ki shakl dekhne ko hum......
Gully Boy Review: You'll cry for Ranveer
Gully Boy is a glorious blend of hip-hop and assured film-making, applauds Sukanya Verma. There is a two-second scene in Gully Boy when Ranveer Singh gets out of the car he is chauffeuring and......
SC wraps up hearing on passing directions for reforms in BCCI
IMAGE: Chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed committee for reforms in Indian cricket Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha is flanked by Justice Ashok Bhan (left) and Justice R V Raveendran at a press......
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