Day: September 26, 2018

‘You Don’t Have to Link Your Aadhaar to Memes Anymore’: Twitter is Confused About Aadhaar Verdict

The Supreme Court’s ruling today in the much awaited Aadhaar case declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid, but with conditions. The majority verdict of the five-judge Constitution Bench has ruled that there is no need to link Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobile phones but held that Aadhaar could be passed as […]

How Experts Reacted to SC Verdict on Aadhaar’s Validity

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, 26 September, upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar, but with conditions. Justice AK Sikri pronounced the majority judgment on behalf of himself, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar. “It is better to be unique than being best. Unique means only one. Aadhaar is treated as unique […]

Qatar Airways says 11-month-old baby travelling on flight from Doha dies at Hyderabad airport; authorities deny airline’s claim

Mumbai: Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that a baby had died following a flight from Doha to the Indian city of Hyderabad. “We are aware of the very sad news that a young child passed away at Hyderabad International Airport this morning,” the airline said in a statement. “Our heartfelt sympathy and thoughts are with […]

‘My Country Decriminalised Homosexuality in 1791’: A Queer French Woman’s Dating Experience in India

After moving to Delhi, the first date I went on was a Tinder date. I had been in India for less than a month, and I knew nothing and no one, but the city somehow already felt like home. That day, though, was hectic, and I was hours late. The party I was supposed to […]

Latest News: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Wants Peace, says Trump

(3) NEW UPDATES 3:20 PM, 26 Sep North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Wants Peace: Trump US President Donald Trump tells the United Nations (UN) that North Korea’s Kim Jong-un wants peace. (Source: AFP) 2:13 PM, 26 Sep Import Tariffs on AC, Fridge, Jewellery etc to Increase: FM Finance ministry says import tariffs raised on air conditioners, […]

Sporadic violence during BJP-called West Bengal shutdown as TMC workers clash with protesters

Kolkata: Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from some West Bengal districts when BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters clashed during a 12-hour bandh called by the saffron party Wednesday to protest the killing of two students in a clash in North Dinajpur district, police said. Senior minister and TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee said the […]

Bongo Cat Meme Has Taken Over the Internet and it Will Give You a Crash Course in Music

Memes can get pretty random. But what if we told you, an animated version of a cat playing any and every musical instrument in its reach, has gotten the Internet intrigued? Yes, memes are THAT random.‘Bongo Cat’ – as the social media now calls it, first surfaced on Twitter when @StrayRogue posted a gif of […]

Ayushmann Khurrana Has a Touching Message for Wife Tahira Kashyap

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says his wife Tahira, who has been detected with pre-invasive breast cancer, is his biggest inspiration. Ayushmann on Wednesday re-tweeted a post by Tahira where she wrote: “I had once heard that if you talk to your plants, they grow. Breasts are no different. They grow, become ripe and full and then […]

SC/ST reservations in promotions: Supreme Court constitutional bench says matter ‘need not be referred’ to 7-judge bench

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said its 2006 verdict putting benefits of quotas in job promotions for SC/ST employees need not be referred to a seven-judge bench. The apex court also turned down the Centre’s plea that overall population of the communities be considered for granting quota for them. File photo of the Supreme Court […]

This Arunachali Version of Daler Mehndi’s ‘Bolo Ta Ra Ra’ Left Everyone Grooving at BJP Yuva Event

Daler Mehndi’s iconic tunes still continue to dominate most of our party albums, and are part of that special collection which remind you of what growing up while watching MTV during the 90’s was really like. Most people will, therefore, recognize the song ‘Bolo Ta Ra Ra’ which came out in 1995, and instantly became […]