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Nov 22, 2018
Former Rajya Sabha MP Baishnab Charan Parida passes away at 77; BJD leader was prominent politician, writer, social activistParida, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here, breathed his last Thursday morning. A prominent politician, writer, columnist and a social activist, Parida was elected to Rajya Sabha in July 2010 on a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket and his term ended on 1 July, 2016.
Sep 06, 2017
'I'm off to war': French Order of Liberation vet remembers WWIIIn 1940, General de Gaulle created the 'Order of the Liberation', 1,038 men and women who would fight to free France from Nazi rule in World War II. Among those, only 11 are alive today. At 97 years old, former member of the French resistance and politician Hubert Germain offers an increasingly-rare first hand account of his experiences.
Aug 07, 2017
Haryana BJP leader stops ambulance after it hits his car, delay leads to death of patientA BJP leader in Haryana has been accused of causing the death of a man after he intercepted an ambulance which had hit his car, media reports have said.
Jul 25, 2017
Australian minister quits after finding out his mother had got him Italian citizenship 11 years agoAustralian minister Matthew Canavan became the third politician forced to step aside over a question of dual citizenship, after finding out he is Italian too.
Mar 28, 2017
Facebook Town Hall: This new tool allows users to easily follow elected representatives nearbyFacebook has launched a new tool that would make it easier for users to find and "follow" their elected representatives.
Sep 29, 2016
Supreme Court to announce order on Shahabuddin bail cancellation on FridayThe Supreme Court will pronounce on Friday its order on the Bihar government's plea challenging the bail granted to criminal-turned-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin in Rajiv Roshan murder case.
Aug 25, 2016
Senior Norwegian politician draws criticism for playing Pokémon Go during Defence policy hearingA senior Norwegian politician drew criticism on Wednesday for playing Pokémon Go on her smartphone during a parliamentary hearing about the country's defence policy.
May 29, 2015
Rahul's 'paathshaala' jibe: Good to win applause, but bad politicsDuring the last 10 years, a belief has slowly crystallised within and outside the Congress that Manmohan Singh is a failed economist but a successful politician.
May 10, 2015
Khuda ke bande samhal jaa: Kapil Sibal pens lyrics keeping Modi in mindVeteran lawyer, seasoned politician, parliamentarian and former Union minister – after all this Kapil Sibal has added a new descriptor to his name: lyricist. The hard-nosed lawyer is into writing lyrics in Hindi. Romantic duets, qawwalis, political satire-based songs and item numbers penned by Sibal will soon be part of Hindi films and some albums.
Apr 14, 2015
Champion of the Dalits, BR Ambedkar, honoured with Google doodle on 124th birth anniversaryGoogle has honoured the B R Ambedkar, the "Father of the Indian Constitution," with a google doodle on his 124th birth anniversary today.