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Sarojini Naidu's birth anniversary: Remembering 'Nightingale of India' who fueled freedom struggle, women's rights movement
India

Sarojini Naidu's birth anniversary: Remembering 'Nightingale of India' who fueled freedom struggle, women's rights movement

After India gained independence in 1947, Naidu was appointed as the governor of the United Provinces, which is today known as Uttar Pradesh

Lal Bahadur Shastri birth anniversary: Political leaders commemorate ex-PM who coined slogan of 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan'
India

Lal Bahadur Shastri birth anniversary: Political leaders commemorate ex-PM who coined slogan of 'Jai Jawan Jai Kisan'

Shastri was born in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on 2 October, 1904 and passed away on 11 January, 1966 after suffering a massive heart attack in Russia's Tashkent, where he signed a peace agreement between India and Pakistan post the 1965 war.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021: History, significance of day honouring contribution of Overseas Indian community
Sports

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021: History, significance of day honouring contribution of Overseas Indian community

This year, amid the COVID-19 surge, Non-Resident Indians across the globe are coming together to celebrate the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in a virtual format

Union health secretary brief Venkaiah Naidu on outbreak of 'mystery illness' in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru
India

Union health secretary brief Venkaiah Naidu on outbreak of 'mystery illness' in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan and Joint Secretary Luv Agarwal briefed Naidu on the preliminary findings of the central team that visited the affected areas in Eluru

Number of people with 'mystery illness' in AP's Eluru rises to 347; Centre rushes three-member team
India

Number of people with 'mystery illness' in AP's Eluru rises to 347; Centre rushes three-member team

A total of 347 people have been affected and have complained of symptoms like dizziness, fainting spells, headache and vomiting. Of those affected, close to 200 patients have been discharged

Valmiki Jayanti 2020: Date and significance of festival dedicated to author of Ramayana
India

Valmiki Jayanti 2020: Date and significance of festival dedicated to author of Ramayana

Valmiki Jayanti is also known as Pragat Diwas. On this day, many worship the poet by reciting verses of the Ramayana at Valmiki temples across the country

World Students’ Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh remember APJ Abdul Kalam on 89th birth anniversary
India

World Students’ Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh remember APJ Abdul Kalam on 89th birth anniversary

Kalam was also known as the 'Missile Man of India' for his work on Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998 when a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions were conducted by India

On Ram Nath Kovind's 75th birthday, from politicos to celebs, wishes pour in for India's 14th president
India

On Ram Nath Kovind's 75th birthday, from politicos to celebs, wishes pour in for India's 14th president

Before becoming the President of the world's largest democracy, Kovind served as the 26th Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017

M Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19; vice-president asymptomatic, in home quarantine
India

M Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19; vice-president asymptomatic, in home quarantine

Naidu, 71, tested positive after taking a routine COVID-19 test. His wife, Usha, has tested negative and is in self-isolation, the VP Secretariat said in a tweet

Parliament's Monsoon Session ends prematurely; LS, RS rush key farm, labour bills; Oppn boycotts Upper House
Politics

Parliament's Monsoon Session ends prematurely; LS, RS rush key farm, labour bills; Oppn boycotts Upper House

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned with the Opposition still fuming over the events that led to suspension of eight MPs.

LS passes FCRA bill, Opposition claims Centre acting as 'Big Brother'; eight RS MPs suspended over farm bills row
Politics

LS passes FCRA bill, Opposition claims Centre acting as 'Big Brother'; eight RS MPs suspended over farm bills row

The draft law seeks to make it mandatory for officer-bearers of NGOS to provide Aadhar numbers at the time of registration and also to bar public servants from receiving foreign funds.

Rajya Sabha Chairman rejects notice for no-confidence motion against deputy, suspends 8 MPs
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Rajya Sabha Chairman rejects notice for no-confidence motion against deputy, suspends 8 MPs

Opposition members protested against the decision, leading to adjournment of the proceedings for about 20 minutes

BJP likely to move motion seeking 'strong action' against Opposition MPs for row in Rajya Sabha, says source
India

BJP likely to move motion seeking 'strong action' against Opposition MPs for row in Rajya Sabha, says source

This comes after 12 Opposition parties moved a no-confidence notice against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh over the manner in which the bills were passed in House

International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic
India

International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic

With nations adopting emergency measures to address COVID-19 crisis, the UN calls on nations to uphold the rule of law, protect and respect international standards and basic principles of legality and the right to access justice, remedies and due process

Parliament's Monsoon Session to kick off under COVID-19 shadow; MPs must provide negative test certificate
India

Parliament's Monsoon Session to kick off under COVID-19 shadow; MPs must provide negative test certificate

Rajya Sabha will convene in the morning from 9 am to 1 pm and Lok Sabha will sit from 3 pm to 7 pm, as part of the precautionary measures

Modi, Ashok Gehlot commemorate 127 years of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago speech, recall message of universal brotherhood
India

Modi, Ashok Gehlot commemorate 127 years of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago speech, recall message of universal brotherhood

In his speech at the first World Parliament on Religion on 11 September 1893, Vivekananda spoke about the need to end religious supremacy and propagated the message of tolerance and acceptance

'Pioneering statesman, master strategist': Modi, Kovind join politicians, actors in paying tributes to Pranab Mukherjee
India

'Pioneering statesman, master strategist': Modi, Kovind join politicians, actors in paying tributes to Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee, who served as the 13th President of the country from 2012 to 2017, passed away on Monday at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital.

Dhyan Chand 115th birth anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricketer Virender Sehwag and others pay tribute to hockey legend
Sports

Dhyan Chand 115th birth anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricketer Virender Sehwag and others pay tribute to hockey legend

The hockey legend Dhyan Chand was born on 29 August 1905 and in his honour India commemorates the National Sports Day. Wishes poured in on the 115th birth anniversary of 'The Wizard'.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak's 100th death anniversary: Modi, Shah, other political leaders hail 'prime architect' of freedom struggle
India

Bal Gangadhar Tilak's 100th death anniversary: Modi, Shah, other political leaders hail 'prime architect' of freedom struggle

Tilak's ideas of swaraj and swadeshi helped raise consciousness among Indians about the insults and injustice meted out by the British.

Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah extend greetings on occasion of Lord Jagannath's chariot festival
India

Puri Rath Yatra 2020: Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi and Amit Shah extend greetings on occasion of Lord Jagannath's chariot festival

The annual Lord Jagannath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, started on Tuesday. This year the auspicious festival is being celebrated in a subdued manner due to the COVID-19 pandemic.