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Explained: How fake news is being used to manipulate the vote in Brazil's election
World

Explained: How fake news is being used to manipulate the vote in Brazil's election

Disinformation during the elections has run wild in Brazil despite stricter rules and better policing introduced against fake news

Bharatiya Kisan Union to campaign against Agnipath scheme from 7 August, says Rakesh Tikait
India

Bharatiya Kisan Union to campaign against Agnipath scheme from 7 August, says Rakesh Tikait

Tikait addressed a farmers' gathering in the Tikri area of Baghpat district, and said that the battle with the Central government and the Uttar Pradesh administration over the issue had just begun

Didn't campaign in by-polls as party workers said my presence not needed: Akhilesh Yadav
India

Didn't campaign in by-polls as party workers said my presence not needed: Akhilesh Yadav

The Samajwadi Party chief's absence from the campaign has been cited as a reason behind party's defeat in its traditional strongholds

Modi in Gujarat: Tried to build the India, Bapu and Sardar Patel dreamed of, says PM
India

Modi in Gujarat: Tried to build the India, Bapu and Sardar Patel dreamed of, says PM

PM Modi also said the government is running a campaign to make the facilities 100 per cent accessible to the citizens

France braces for Marine Le Pen-Emmanuel Macron showdown after polarising election campaign
World

France braces for Marine Le Pen-Emmanuel Macron showdown after polarising election campaign

Macron is the favourite to win re-election in the run-off ballot on 24 April, and there are indications he bolstered his advantage with a combative performance in the one-off election debate against Le Pen

Rare Disease Day 2022: Find history, significance and how the day will be marked
World

Rare Disease Day 2022: Find history, significance and how the day will be marked

This special day works on providing an energy and focal point to progress on the local, national and international levels concerning rare diseases advocacy work

Assembly elections 2022: Congress in Goa and SP in UP have advantage over BJP, says Sanjay Raut
Politics

Assembly elections 2022: Congress in Goa and SP in UP have advantage over BJP, says Sanjay Raut

Raut said Maharashtra minister Aditya Thackeray will campaign for Shiv Sena candidates in Uttar Pradesh, where the ruling BJP and SP are the main contenders

Delhi government to launch campaign against open burning of garbage from 12 November
India

Delhi government to launch campaign against open burning of garbage from 12 November

The Delhi government has written to the Centre about a joint meeting of states on crop residue burning, informed Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai

From FabIndia to Tanishq, a look at brands that faced backlash on social media for their ads
India

From FabIndia to Tanishq, a look at brands that faced backlash on social media for their ads

Recently, FabIndia has been at the receiving end of a lot of backlash ever since it brought out a Diwali-themed advertisement for a range of clothing collection and named it ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’

FabIndia runs into hot water with its new collection; netizens trend #BoycottFabIndia hashtag
India

FabIndia runs into hot water with its new collection; netizens trend #BoycottFabIndia hashtag

A Fabindia spokesperson has said the collection titled ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ is not its Diwali collection. Their Diwali collection, called “Jhilmil si Diwali, is yet to be launched

Red light on, gaadi off:  Delhi govt launches campaign to reduce vehicular emissions
India

Red light on, gaadi off: Delhi govt launches campaign to reduce vehicular emissions

Whenever you stop at the red light, turn off your car's engine. This will save fuel and also help reduce pollution, tweeted Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

UK father campaigns to legitimise period pain as a reason for absence in school
World

UK father campaigns to legitimise period pain as a reason for absence in school

Marcus Alleyne (37), saw that his thirteen-year-old daughter Izzy was given an ‘unauthorised absence’ in school, even after she was suffering from period cramps.

BJP eyes major push to COVID-19 vaccination to celebrate Narendra Modi's 71st birthday
India

BJP eyes major push to COVID-19 vaccination to celebrate Narendra Modi's 71st birthday

The party has asked its workers across the country to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination drive on the birthday as part of its "Seva and Samarpan" campaign

DIFF 2019: Japanese director Kazuhiro Soda explains his Ten Commandments of documentary filmmaking
Entertainment

DIFF 2019: Japanese director Kazuhiro Soda explains his Ten Commandments of documentary filmmaking

Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019 screened Kazuhiro Soda's 2018 documentary Inland Sea, and also had a masterclass by the documentary filmmaker.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka to converge at Uttar Pradesh; Sri Lanka troops kill 2 IS gunmen; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka to converge at Uttar Pradesh; Sri Lanka troops kill 2 IS gunmen; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi will converge at Uttar Pradesh for the final day of campaigning before phase four of the election; Sri Lanka troops have reportedly killed 2 Islamic state gunmen; Mamata Banerjee has promised to send Modi sweets made of clay; and more.

Karnataka Assembly election campaign trail: From Rahul Gandhi, Mayawati to Yogi Adityanath, Narendra Modi, the full itinerary
Politics

Karnataka Assembly election campaign trail: From Rahul Gandhi, Mayawati to Yogi Adityanath, Narendra Modi, the full itinerary

The stage is set for a heated political battle in Karnataka as the election campaigns of several political parties gain momentum ahead of the Assembly polls in the state, which are scheduled to be held on 12 May, 2018.

Karnataka elections: Narendra Modi to start campaigning from 1 May; will address around 20 rallies in state
Politics

Karnataka elections: Narendra Modi to start campaigning from 1 May; will address around 20 rallies in state

Narendra Modi is likely to address about 20 rallies in Karnataka to boost the BJP's campaign in a state where his party is locked in a keen fight with the Congress

Karnataka polls: No groupism in state BJP, BS Yeddyurappa could unify communities, says Hubli MLA Jagadish Shettar
Politics

Karnataka polls: No groupism in state BJP, BS Yeddyurappa could unify communities, says Hubli MLA Jagadish Shettar

Ahead of Karnataka polls, Jagadish Shettar spoke about BJP's chances, his political desires & party's decision to project BS Yeddyurappa as CM candidate.

Karnataka Election 2018: JD(S), HD Kumaraswamy go digital for polls, take app route to campaign and connect
Politics

Karnataka Election 2018: JD(S), HD Kumaraswamy go digital for polls, take app route to campaign and connect

The Janata Dal (Secular) has chosen to keep their campaign in Karnataka Assembly election specific and simple using WhatsApp, Facebook and an Android game where the primary character is a caricature of HD Kumaraswamy

Karnataka polls: Aiming for Bengaluru via Ballari? Why Rahul Gandhi will launch Congress' campaign from the district
Politics

Karnataka polls: Aiming for Bengaluru via Ballari? Why Rahul Gandhi will launch Congress' campaign from the district

Though Rahul's Ballari visit was on cards for some time, it assumes significance after Modi's branding of the Siddaramaiah regime as a 10 percent govt.