Photographs byÂ Shailendra Pandey Staging a strong protest over Home Minister Sushilkumar Shindeâ€™s â€śsaffron terrorâ€ť remarks, BJP today said the comments were part of a conspiracy to divide the nation for votebank politics and demanded an apology. Stepping up the attack on Shinde ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament starting […]
Blogs By Shailendra Pandey
Photographs by Shailendra Pandey
Around three crore people thronged the Kumbh MelaÂ at Sangam to take a holy dip on the second and the most auspicious ‘shahi snan’ on Mauni Amavasya on 10thÂ February.Shailendra Pandey takes us through the various moods of the Kumbh.
As the death toll of 10th February stampede at the Allahabad Railway station reached 36, with scores critically injured, Akhilesh Yadav made a belated appearance 48 hours after the tragedy. Akhilesh, who was busy with his cousinâ€™s wedding at Saifai, finally came to Allahabad after being summoned by the Governor, to meet the injured at the Swarooprani Bakshi Hospital.
Maha Kumbh Festival at Allahabad is expected to be one of the biggest congregations in the history of mankind. For the millions of devotees attending the Maha Kumbh, the river represents the means of cleansing all their sins. Shailendra Pandey takes us through the myriad moods of the Maha Kumbh.
BJP activists on Wednesday 9 January staged a protest march to the Pakistan embassy in New Delhi but police stopped them mid-way during their protest against the killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan army.Â The activists, who started their march from Delhi BJP office, were stopped near the RML Hospital. […]
After a gap of nearly 25 years, Nobel peace prize winner and Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday for a six-day visit. Today, on day two of her visit, Suu Kyi visited Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat, paid tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru […]
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is on a five day of state visit to India. On 12 November, Karzai met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. MoUs between India and Afghanistan were signed on cooperation in the field of Development of Coal Mineral Resources andÂ fertilizer sector. An agreement forÂ Indian grant […]
Trinamool Congress ministers address the media after submitting their resignations to President Pranab Mukherjee, ending a three year alliance after the government refused to go back on what they call “anti-people policies”. UPA II, reduced to a minority government, survives with outside support from the SP, BSP and RJD.Â “We […]
So, I bumped into Ranbir Kapoor and Ileana D`Cruz at a coffee house. And that too the CafĂ© Coffee Day (CCD) near my office! This is why I truly love my job, I get to take a coffee break and feast my eyes on Bollywoodâ€™s dishiest Kapoor. Kapoor and D`Cruz […]
Did you know 82 percent of mothers in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata are deeply bothered about their unmarried best friendsâ€™ youthful looks? Or that 83 percent of mothers of two go to school to pick up their children only on the days they look younger than other moms? If these […]