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Biplob Ghosal

Biplob Ghosal: Being a news enthusiast, he has a keen interest in news related to politics and cricket. He is also a big supporter of armed forces and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Raj Thackeray – The 'leader' of the Marathi manoos

A firebrand leader in Maharashtra, Raj Thackeray's style of politics is marked with exclusivism and provocation.

The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief often targets Hindi-speaking migrant workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, describing them as outsiders who jeopardise the job prospects of Marathi manoos.

Love Jihad row: Muslim youths barred from Garba venues in Godhra

In the wake of 'Love Jihad' controversy, Muslims have been barred from attending Garba celebrations in Gujarat's Godhra district, reports on Thursday claimed.

Xi Jinping's India visit, Day 2: As it happened

China and India have decided to forge a closer partnership for development, says Xi. Chinese President Xi Jinping recalls that Deng Xiaoping had said Asia would progress if India, China come together.

Assembly bypoll results: Events as they unfolded

Samajwadi Party wins Balha, Hamirpur, Bijnore, Nighasan, Charkhari, Sirathu and Thakurdwara Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh.

Time for India, Pakistan to make a new beginning: Abdul Basit

Almost a month after New Delhi cancelled talks with Islamabad, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Thursday said that both the countries should make a new beginning.

Arvind Kejriwal ups the ante, says in touch with Congress to stop BJP from forming govt in Delhi

Sharpening his attack on Bharatiya Janata Party, former Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday dared the former to contest polls in Delhi.

Rahul Gandhi's jibe at Narendra Modi: PM 'playing drums' while rising prices hurting people

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that at a time when people in India are suffering from electricity problems and soaring prices, the PM is beating drums in Japan.

Ceasefire violations result of Pakistan Army-Nawaz Sharif rivalry: Parthasarthy

Unveiling its tough side, the Narendra Modi government recently called off the scheduled foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan and faced criticism from several quarters, with Congress dismissing Centre's stand as mere "theatrics" that sent "confusing" signals vis-a-vis New Delhi's policy in dealing with Islamabad.

AAP leader confirms BJP MP Manoj Tiwari offered Kumar Vishwas Delhi CM's post

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas has made serious allegations against the Bharatiya Janata Party saying that a BJP MP asked him to join the party and help it win Delhi elections.

Najma Heptullah denies using word 'Hindu', says her remark has nothing to do with religion

Union Minority Affairs Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Najma Heptullah on Friday clarified that she had used the word 'Hindi' and not 'Hindu' in her reported remarks that the term is used to identify all Indian citizens.

Six men gang-rape Nepali girl in Delhi`s Mehrauli area

At a time when the national capital is struggling hard to get rid of the `rape capital` tag, yet another incident of sexual assault on a 19-year-old girl has come to the fore.

Raj Thackeray makes U-turn, says won`t contest Maharashtra polls

In a dramatic U-turn, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday announced he won`t contest the Assembly elections scheduled for October.

Grand welcome awaits PM Narendra Modi in US, website launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be given a grand welcome during his visit to the United States in September.

Rape remark row: Arun Jaitley flayed by Delhi gang-rape victim`s parents

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley`s recent statement that one incident of rape in Delhi has hit the tourism sector, causing loss of millions of dollars, has severely disappointed Nirbhaya`s father who, on Friday, termed the BJP leader`s remark as `irresponsible`.

PM Narendra Modi pitches for centre, state partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reiterated the need for inclusive growth saying that if the country has to be taken India ahead, then it is essential to take the states along with.

SC issues notice to Narendra Modi govt on Uttarakhand Governor`s plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to Centre on Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi`s plea questioning government`s nudge to quit the post.

Beware! NDMC to impose fine for littering, urinating, spitting on Delhi roads

In a welcome move, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has decided to penalise Delhiites found littering, urinating and spitting in public.

Geelani meets Pakistani High Commissioner, says India`s decision to cancel talks `childish`

A day after India cancelled Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday met Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit amid protests.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 68th Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday urged Indians to give up the "poison" of casteism and communalism and embrace unity for the country`s progress.

Prashant Bhushan takes on Shanti Bhushan over Arvind Kejriwal`s leadership skills

Reacting to Aam Aadmi Party senior leader Shanti Bhushan`s comments on Arvind Kejriwal, party leader Prashant Bhushan said that the issue should have been raised in the party instead of going public about it.

Bihar CM Jitan Manjhi embarrasses Nitish Kumar, says ex-CM failed to curb corruption

In a huge embarrassment to Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Manjhi has said that his party leader to curb corruption in the state during his rule.

Arvind Kejriwal lacks organisational skills: AAP leader Shanti Bhushan

In a big blow to Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party senior leader Shanti Bhushan on Wednesday said that the AAP chief lacks organisational skills.

Tension in Moradabad over BJP, Congress protests

The situation in Moradabad district continues to be tense on Saturday as state BJP unit members led by MLA Sangeet Som have planned a protest in the area against SSP Dharamvir, who held the party responsible for stoking communal tension in Kanth.

8-year-old girl gang-raped, hanged from tree in West Bengal

In a grim reminder of Badaun gang-rape case, an eight-year-old girl has been found hanging from a tree Nandakumar in East Midnapore district of West Bengal.

Delhi govt formation: BJP, RSS leaders meet at Gadkari`s residence

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leaders on Thursday met at Nitin Gadkari`s residence to deliberate on exploring possibilities of forming the government in Delhi.