‘Dream Girl’ is a commercial film, says its hero Ayushmann Khurrana

National award-winning actor, Ayushmann Khurrana, says his upcoming release, Dream Girl, is one of the most commercial films of his career, and that the film will wholly entertain the audience. Continue Reading

No easy job for EC

The Election Commission of India is in the headlines today. They are facing both bouquets and brickbats. While the Opposition parties claim that they are acting partial, a section has come to their defence claiming that casting aspersions on their credibility is a danger for democracy. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: 968 candidates in fray in 6th phase polling

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, Congress leader Digvijay Singh and BJP’s Pragya Singh Thakur are among the 968 candidates in the fray. Continue Reading

Fort St George falls silent due to polls, Model Code of Conduct

The Secretariat, which usually buzzes with activity, has mostly become a quiet spot ever since the election Model Code of Conduct came into effect 10 March. Continue Reading

Court dismisses plea seeking to debar Rahul from contesting polls

“If some company in some form mentions his nationality as British, does he become a British citizen?” the bench, also comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, asked the petitioners. Continue Reading

Retd judge Patnaik to hear conspiracy allegations in CJI case

The Supreme Court Thursday constituted a one-man panel of former apex court judge Justice A K Patnaik to hold inquiry into the allegations of larger conspiracy to frame Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and fixing of benches in the top court. Continue Reading

Prez administers oath of office to India’s first Lokpal, Justice Ghose

Justice Ghose, 66, retired as a Supreme Court judge in May 2017. He was serving as the member of the National Human Rights Commission when his name was announced for the post of Lokpal chairperson. Continue Reading

Telangana polls: BJP promises to regulate liquor sale

In the manifesto, which would be formally released soon, the party proposes to restrict the sale of liquor to five days a week. “Sale of liquor will be regulated to five days only.. Every day, timings will be maintained.. After 6 (PM), no wine shop or bar will be open,” BJP’s manifesto committee chairman NVSS Prabhakar said. Continue Reading