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    Pragya Thakur gets a rap from BJP for her toilet remarks

    New Delhi: BJP working president J P Nadda Monday 'pulled up' Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur for her remarks that she was not elected to the Lok Sabha for cleaning up toilets, comments that were seen to be mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. She was summoned to the BJP headquarters, where Nadda conveyed to her the party leadership's displeasure with her...

    • 26 min ago
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    Mumbai fire: Blaze at MTNL building in Bandra, 60 rescued

    Mumbai: A major fire has been reported at the Mahanagar Telephone Nigam LTD (MTNL) building in Mumbai's Bandra West at 3:10 pm on Monday. While no injuries have been reported yet, almost a hundred people are estimated to be trapped on upper floors of the ten-storey building. Almost 60 people have been rescued from the building by Mumbai Fire Brigade, reported by ANI. The fire occurred...

    • 52 min ago
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    K'taka crisis: HD Kumaraswamy likely to meet governor by 7 pm, says report

    Bengaluru: The ongoing high-voltage political drama in Karnataka is likely to culminate on Monday with Congress-JD (S) coalition government schedule to face the crucial floor test in the Assembly. On Friday, the Assembly failed to meet two deadlines set by Governor Vajubhai Vala to complete the trust vote. Tension in both the camps i.e. JD(S)-Congress and the BJP, is...

    • 60 min ago
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    Chandrayaan-2: SRK, Prabhas, Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan and others congratulate ISRO

    Mumbai: It is a very joyful moment for India as the much-anticipated 'Chandrayaan-2' was successfully launched from the Sriharikota space station in Andhra Pradesh at exactly 2:43 on July 22. Echoing the joy of millions of Indians, Bollywood personalities including Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Prabhas and others took to Twitter to congratulate ISRO...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    'She openly opposed PM's programme': Owaisi on Pragya's toilet cleaning comment

    Mumbai: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday reacted to BJP MP Pragya Thakur's controversial remark on cleaning toilets. Owaisi said that Thakur's statement was obnoxious. "Not at all surprised, neither I'm shocked by this obnoxious statement," he said. He further said that Thakur made such a statement because it was her "thought process."...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    'Will be etched in our glorious history': PM lauds team Chandrayaan-2

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was watching the Chandrayaan-2 launch live showered praises on the team behind the launch that happened on Monday. PM Modi said, "Special moments that will be etched in the annals of our glorious history. The launch of Chandrayaan-2 illustrates the prowess of our scientists and the determination of 130 crore Indians to scale...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    'Bounced back with flying colours,' says ISRO chief on successful launch

    Sriharikota: Right after the Chandrayaan-2 launched and successfully injected into the Earth orbit, Indian Space Research Organisation chairman K Sivan spoke proudly and lauded the collective efforts of the entire team behind the mission. He said, "I'm extremely happy to announce that the GSLVMkIII-M1 successfully injected Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft into Earth Orbit....

    • 4 hrs ago
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    What will Chandrayaan-2 do on Moon for the next one year?

    Sriharikota: Overcoming the initial setback to the launch scheduled for July 15, India's heavy-lift rocket-Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) has successfully launched the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft to the designated orbit from India's Space Port at Sriharikota in SPSR Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, India on Monday afternoon. As scheduled, the rocket took...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    ISRO keeps its date with moon, successfully launches Chandrayaan-2

    Mumbai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was able to keep its date with moon on Monday after it successfully launched Chandrayaan-2 - the country's first lander mission to the moon - through an extremely narrow window of opportunity lasting a few minutes. The launch of Chandrayaan-2 was originally slated for July 16 when it had a window of over an hour but had to be...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Sensex tanks 306 points; HDFC twins sink

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the third consecutive session, market benchmark BSE Sensex tumbled 306 points at close on Monday led by a carnage in shares of HDFC twins amid weak global cues. Unabated foreign fund outflows and a depreciating rupee too weighed on investor sentiment here, traders said. The 30-share index cracked 305.88 points or 0.80 per cent to settle at 38,031.13. It hit an intra-day low...

    • 5 hrs ago

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