Day: January 2, 2019

‘You Sledge, Right?’ Australian PM’s Hilarious Interaction With Rishabh Pant Will Leave You in Splits

Australian prime minister has gotten the whiff of Rishabh Pant’s good-natured banter and like the most of us, he too appreciated Indian wicket-keeper’s on-field antics. With the final Test of the four-match series between India and Australia only a day away, the players from both the nations assembled at the residence of Australian Prime Minister […]

Trump Says Received ‘Great’ Letter From North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, 2 January, said he had received a “great letter” from Kim Jong Un, after the North Korean leader warned Pyongyang may change its approach to nuclear talks if Washington persists with sanctions. “I just got a great letter from Kim Jong Un,” Trump told a cabinet meeting, reiterating that […]

Parliament updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends AIADMK MPs for 5 sittings

17:06 (IST) Papers thrown at Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker suspends some MPs for 5 sessions As the Lok Sabha session resumed, papers were thrown at Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. She then began reading out the names of people who had disrupted the House session. “You have come to the Well of the House and […]

Parliament Turns Into Kindergarten as Congress MPs Fly Airplanes During Arun Jaitley’s Rafale Counter

New Delhi: While it is not uncommon to see Indian politicians acting like children during the Lok Sabha sessions, some Congress MPs behaved just like that on Wednesday when they flew paper planes at Arun Jaitley in Parliament. The Finance Minister was in the middle of a heated speech regarding the Rafale debate. He was […]

‘Mr Gandhi Won the Internet Today’: Congress Tells Arun Jaitley

Seizing its final chance at attacking Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the day-long political slugfest on Rafale jet deal, Congress told the former that party President Rahul Gandhi won the Internet on Wednesday, 2 January. The day-long verbal bashing, Congress said, was conquered by Rahul Gandhi who questioned the finance minister in Parliament earlier in […]

Sabarimala row: Protests erupt across Kerala as two women under 50 enter Lord Ayyappa’s shrine, create history

When Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran appealed to women in the age group of 10 and 50 not to attempt to enter the Sabarimala temple during the current pilgrim season, the right-wing outfits believed that at least the government and the police will stop aiding women from the barred age group in entering the temple. […]

Arun Jaitley References James Bond and BBC’s ‘Yes Minister’ in Parliament and Twitter is Ablaze

The Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley went viral on Twitter today after he quoted James Bond and ‘Yes Minister’ in his speech in Parliament. Pandemonium broke out in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday when Congress president Rahul Gandhi sought to play an unverified recording in which a Goa minister purportedly implies that former defence minister […]

Justin Bieber-Hailey Baldwin Ring in the New Year in Hawaii

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin rang in 2019 as man and wife in Oahu, Hawaii. The couple celebrated with their friends, and according to People, everyone was in great spirits. Justin and Hailey secretly tied the knot in September. The newlyweds celebrated New Year’s Eve on the Waikiki beach. Justin spent time bodysurfing, and the […]

Only three castes may apply to join the President’s Bodyguard, but army still alleges there’s no caste bias

New Delhi: Gaurav Yadav, a resident of Rewari in Haryana, has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the recruitment process of the President’s Body Guard (PBG). The petition claims that ‘preferential treatment’ has been provided to three castes namely Jats, Rajputs and Sikhs and that it ‘deprives other citizens of getting recruited to the PBG’. […]

‘History Made’: Twitter Cheers For the Women Devotees Who Entered Sabarimala Temple

The pilgrimage of two Kerala-based women at the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala has caused an uproar on social media. In fact, #SaveSabarimala became the top trending hashtag on Indian twitter on Wednesday after a video of the women, dressed in black clothes and entering the shrine, first surfaced on the microblogging site. By entering […]