Himakshi Panwar

A digital journalist by profile whose heart lies with Print. She hops from national to international, trending to entertainment, basically everything. Also, she is good with questions (asks too much)

Rajinikanth stands firm over remarks against Periyar, says won’t apologise

Actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday said he had no regrets over his comments on social reformer EV Ramaswamy Periyar. The 69-year-old actor has been accused of defaming Periyar, while in his defence, he said he was only responding to news reports....Read More

Nirbhaya convicts’ execution will not happen on January 22, mother says justice system blind

The Delhi government on Wednesday told the High Court that the hanging of 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder convicts will not take place on January 22 as one of them has filed a mercy plea before a trial court. The....Read More

DMK joins AAP, Trinamool Congress, BSP in skipping Opposition meet called by Congress, Shiv Sena claims not invited

The grand opposition meet called by the Congress on Monday against the Citizenship Act and the violence that broke out in the country's central universities like the Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia, received a jolt hours after announcing....Read More

MEA briefs foreign envoys on efforts to normalise situation in Jammu and Kashmir

The Ministry of External Affairs in a press briefing declared that the visit of 15 foreign envoys to Jammu and Kashmir was being facilitated by the Government of India. The envoys were from the US, South Korea, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Maldives,....Read More

Opposition cracks show up: Mamata Banerjee to skip anti-CAA meet called by Sonia Gandhi, says Left, Congress playing dirty politics

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asserted that her party Trinamool Congress will not be attending Opposition meeting against Citizenship Law called by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Slamming Congress and the Left parties, Mamata claimed that they were playing....Read More

CAA-NRC protests: BJP caught in doublespeak

The recent statement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi about how his government never discussed the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), barring Assam, since 2014 has created a furore with the Opposition questioning the veracity of his....Read More

Ukraine plane crash: All 170 aboard killed shortly after take-off from Tehran

Ukrainian airplane Boeing 737 carrying 170 passengers crashed on Wednesday morning due to technical snag shortly after it took off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport. All passengers aboard have been killed in the crash, Iran state TV reported. The plane....Read More

Supreme Court lawyers read out Preamble of Constitution as protest against Citizenship Act

In another show of protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), now senior lawyers have denounced the act as they read out Preamble of the Consitution outside the Supreme Court. A group of lawyers including senior lawyers Kamini Jaiswal and....Read More

JNU violence: Hindu Raksha Dal claims responsibility for attack, says can’t tolerate anti-national activities

A day after the tragic episode at the Jawaharlal Nehru University that saw masked assailants beating up students and faculty, universities across the country have extended solidarity to the JNU students. With the police probe underway to identify the goons,....Read More

Delhi assembly election 2020: Polling to be held on February 8, result on February 11

The Election Commission on Monday announced February 8 as the date for Delhi assembly elections 2020. The results for the same will be declared on February 11. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora also announced that January 21 is the....Read More

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