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Himanshu Shekhar is Senior Editor (News) at India TV Digital. Apart from number crunching and managing indiatvnews.com, he is a cricket addict and a Peter Roebuck fan. Himanshu has covered two cricket World Cups in his career that began in 2006. He has had stints with Zee Media, ESPN-STAR, Times Internet, MSN, and India Today Digital. You can follow him on Twitter at @himaanshus

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In Bihar's game of thrones, Chirag Paswan, Tejashwi, Shreyasi Singh ringing in a new era

Elections | Oct 05, 2020, 10:31 AM IST

Chirag Paswan-led LJP walked out of the alliance with Nitish on Sunday. Shreyasi Singh, daughter of late Digvijay Singh and Putul Kumari (of Gidhour) joined the BJP on Sunday. There's a buzz that Shreyasi might contest from Jamui or nearby Amarpur. Here's a look at what Chirag Paswan walking alone might mean for 2020 Bihar Assembly Elections.

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Air India One — highly secure aircraft for President, VP, PM — arrives at Delhi's IGI Airport

India | Oct 02, 2020, 10:22 AM IST

Air India One, a highly secured VVIP aircraft modelled on US President's aircraft 'Air Force One', arrived at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Thursday.

People gather at sea-side in Mumbai for a moment to relax. In the backdrop is the Bandra-Worli sea l

Of nostalgia, rain and Bombay's romance with monsoon

India | Aug 10, 2020, 01:58 PM IST

Rains have a special love affair with Mumbai and Bollywood. For some, it evokes romance, nostalgia while others it brings back memories of waterlogged streets to daily commute problems. Bollywood directors have traditionally had a soft corner for rain. There is something in the rain that makes us nostalgic.

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Total flights per day now below 100,000; less than 50K commercial flights operational

World | Mar 28, 2020, 01:59 PM IST

According to one of the world's leading flight tracking portal, Flightradar24.com, the total flights per day now has gone below 100,000. According to Flightradar24, at this point in the year, an average of over 175,000 flights operate per day. This week the total number of flights tracked dropped below 100,000 and total commercial traffic is below 50,000 flights per day.

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Donald Trump's India visit: Here's what POTUS will bring along with him

Feb 17, 2020, 04:28 PM IST

US President Donald Trump will touch down Ahmedabad on February 24 for a two-day India visit where he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India Inc biggies like Mukesh Ambani, N Chandrasekaran, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Anand Mahindra among others. Here we take a look at the convoy and security bandwagon that POTUS will bring with him to India.

Hyderabad vet rape-murder: Can stricter law alone make

Hyderabad vet rape-murder: Can stricter law alone make things better for girls?

India | Dec 02, 2019, 04:43 PM IST

India is outraged as shocking details of a brutal gangrape and murder of Hyderabad veterinary doctor emerges. India's defence minister Rajnath Singh today asserted that the government was ready to make strictest laws to stop such crimes in future.

Jamshedpur East constituency: Gourav Vallabh (Cong)vs Raghubar das BJP

Jamshedpur East: Gourav Vallabh vs CM Raghubar Das has all the ingredients of a high-voltage clash

Nov 18, 2019, 04:44 PM IST

SEAT WATCH: Jamshedpur East is all set to be the most-watched constituency in upcoming Jharkhand Assembly elections, Congress Party's young spokesperson will be taking on five-time MLA and Chief Minister Raghubar Das from this seat.

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Protecting the environment and heritage key in India's tourism push

Nov 06, 2019, 09:43 PM IST

A trip to Rishikesh and Haridwar makes you understand the significance of better roads and infrastructure for India's tourism sector. But the importance of protecting the environment and heritage must not be forgotten in our big tourism push.

How Haryana gave the term 'Aaya Ram Gaya Ram' to Indian

How Haryana gave the term 'Aaya Ram Gaya Ram' to Indian politics

Oct 10, 2019, 05:41 PM IST

‘Aaya Ram Gaya Ram’ is not a new term in Indian politics. It is largely associated with leaders who jump ship often. Some also use this term for political defections. Indiatvnews.com goes down memory lane to trace how a Haryana MLA who switched party thrice in a day led to coining of the term 'Aaya Ram, Gaya Ram' which in English largely is referred to 'party-switching'.

Sushma Swaraj: A law graduate, a firebrand leader who

Sushma Swaraj: A law graduate, a firebrand leader who attracted youth much before Twitter

India | Aug 07, 2019, 04:50 PM IST

Much before she established herself as a people's foreign minister in the Modi government (2014-19), courtesy her twitter activism, Sushma captivated youth's imagination during Emergency days and had become India's biggest crowd-puller after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Defeat is an orphan: How Rahul Gandhi lost Lok Sabha election plot

May 23, 2019, 11:26 PM IST

This is a difficult hour for thousands of Congress party workers as PM Modi-led BJP has stormed to power decimating the Grand old Party in almost majority of India in elections 2019. Modi’s style, charisma and development pitch just uprooted all caste arithmetic as many Congress and Opposition leaders faced humiliating defeat. Rahul Gandhi’s defeat in Amethi is nothing but the last nail in an already bleeding party. For the party to regroup and rise, it needs to realise and accept the mistakes. Brand Modi has literally shattered all caste arithmetic and dynasty blocs.

Lok Sabha Election 2019 News: Battle Ground Uttar Pradesh

Election campaign for 9 Lok Sabha seats in UP ends, polling on April 11

Apr 09, 2019, 07:41 PM IST

Nine Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh will go to polls on April 11. The high-voltage election campaign for nine Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh going to polls in the first phase has ended . In the first phase of polling in UP, votes will be cast in Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar.

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Open letter to Rahul Gandhi who promises to bring NYAY

Mar 26, 2019, 06:24 PM IST

For public interest, here are few questions to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who made a big poll announcement on Monday promising 20 per cent poor a basic minimum income of Rs 72,000 per year under NYAY.

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HMD launches Nokia 9 PureView, world's first phone with five cameras that work simultaneously

Technology | Feb 25, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

The HMD global today announced Nokia 1.1 Plus, Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 210 and the Nokia 9 PureView.

Doyen of Hindi literature Namwar Singh dies at 92, India mourns demise of a progressive critic

Doyen of Hindi literature Namwar Singh dies at 92, India mourns demise of a progressive critic

India | Feb 20, 2019, 03:17 PM IST

Writer-journalist Om Thanvi said that Namwar Singh's cremation will take place on Wednesday at the Lodhi crematorium.

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Boxer Fes Batista joins WBC's anti-bullying campaign

Other Sports | Aug 19, 2017, 07:39 PM IST

In his efforts to spread awareness among school kids, Faisal - popularly known as Fes Batista - reached out to the students of the Russell Hall Primary School in Bradford, United Kingdom.

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India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Pakistan bring so much more to world cricket

Cricket | Jun 17, 2017, 07:33 PM IST

Pakistan are in the final of an an ICC event for the first time since 2009. And for over 188 million Pakistanis, it won't be just a mere game of cricket, played with a bat and ball.