epa07000158 Indian activists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community react after the hearing at the Supreme Court, at the Humsafar Trust in Mumbai, India, 06 September 2018. India's Supreme Court ruled on 06 September 2018, that gay sex is no longer a criminal offence. Five Supreme Court judges repealed a colonial-era law (section 377) and legalize gay sex between consenting adults.  EPA-EFE/DIVYAKANT SOLANKI
By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Landmark ruling: India’s top court decriminalizes gay sex

NEW DELHI : “I can’t even explain how I am feeling right now. The long battle has been won. Finally we have been recognized by this country,” said Bismaya Kumar Raula, wiping away tears outside More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Farmers hold rally in Delhi, demand loan waiver, better wages

NEW DELHI : Thousands of farmers and laborers from across the country held a massive protest in the national capital on Wednesday against what they called “anti-people” policies of the Modi government, More...

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture, organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of  Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi,  at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday.PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI11_19_2016_000257A)
By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Sonia Gandhi-led NAC was ‘supporting naxalites’ during UPA regime: BJP

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture, organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Is Bollywood actor Nimrat Kaur Dating Ravi Shastri?

MUMBAI : Bollywood actor Nimrat Kaur has finally broken her silence on the link-up rumours with Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri that was trending on Twitter all day. The 36-year-old actress appeared to dispel More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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FIR registered against Robert Vadra, former Haryana CM BS Hooda

NEW DELHI : A FIR has been lodged against Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra and former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with an alleged land purchase scam in Gurugram. The case pertains More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Rabri Devi, Tejashwi Yadav granted bail in IRCTC scam

NEW DELHI : CBI has asked for issuance of a production warrant against Lalu Prasad as he didn’t appear before Patiala House Court today as he is in judicial custody in Ranchi. On Thursday, Lalu Prasad (Rabri More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Shatrughan Sinha, Kirti Azad may not get tickets

PATNA/ NEW DELHI :  Under pressure from ally Nitish Kumar to settle the thorny issue of seat sharing in Bihar in next year’s general elections, the BJP has come up with a first draft of the plan, giving itself More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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“Notebandi is nothing less than a country’s ‘biggest scam’ : Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of demonetisation, saying it was the “biggest scam” under which money taken More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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“Dissent is the safety valve of democracy”-Top Court

NEW DELHI : The Maharashtra Police’s arrested prominent writers and left-wing activists for suspected links to banned Maoist rebels, sparking outrage across the country. The move to arrest five well-known activists More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

NEW DELHI : Veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha member Kuldeep Nayar died late last night in New Delhi. He was 95. His last rites will be performed at 1 pm today at the Lodhi Road crematorium. Nayar also served More...