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  • Rajnath refutes Uttarakhand Governor's claim of being asked to quit 9 hours 56 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Government on Friday denied claims made by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi that he had been asked to quit and said an "appropriate response" will be filed before Supreme Court soon. Talking to PTI after touring flood-affected areas of Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "There was no move...
  • Supreme Court notice to Centre, EC on Congress plea on foreign funding 12 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Centre and Election Commission on Congress Party's plea challenging Delhi High Court's verdict holding it along with BJP prima facie guilty of violating the foreign funding law by receiving donations from UK-based Vedanta Resources' subsidiaries. Agreeing to hear Congress Party's appeal,...
  • LoP row: Congress should accept Speaker's decision, says Rajnath 12 hours 49 minutes ago

    Gorakhpur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked the Congress to honour the decision of the Speaker not to grant the status of Leader of Opposition to it in the Lok Sabha. "As per the Constitution, a party must get 10 per cent seat (for Leader of Opposition status). But unfortunately...
  • Congress protests outside BJP office against Arun Jaitley's 'small incident' remark on Dec 16 gangrape 15 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress protested outside the Bharatiya Janata Party office in the national capital against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley had sparked a row while addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape...
  • Arun Jaitley calls December 16 gangrape a 'small incident', clarifies later 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister Arun Jaitley has sparked a row after he made a controversial remark on the December 16 gangrape case. Jaitley was addressing a conference of state tourism ministers in the capital where he called the the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student a 'small incident of...
  • Jharkhand CM calls hooting at PM Modi's event 'rape of democracy' 23 hours 56 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren termed the hooting he faced by a section of crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function on Thursday as "rape of democracy", while his party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) demanded a public apology from Modi. "The unseemly and disrespectful approach during my speech is...
  • 'Negro' row: Goa CM apologises, blames clerk Yesterday

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday apologised for the use of word 'negro' in a written reply in the legislative assembly and blamed a clerk for it. "I was told that some national channels are broadcasting report about the mistake related to negro word. What is this madness? There...
  • AIIMS CVO removal: Congress slams government, demands clarification Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said the Centre was indulging in "administrative terrorism" and asked it to come clear on the removal of Chief Vigilance officer (CVO) of AIIMS. "Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) should take action against those who have been indicated to have been behind this removal. It is...
  • Is there a total breakdown of trust between Centre and Congress states? Yesterday

    After the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana had faced some awkward moments at public programmes attended by PM Modi, the Congress high command had advised them not to share dais with the Prime Minister at public places. ...
  • Congress split on boycott of public events with Modi? Yesterday

    New Delhi: After being heckled at recent events Congress Chief Ministers have decided not to attend functions where the Prime Minister is present. Congress taking this tough stand said the Prime Minister is deliberately misusing government platforms to malign non Congress chief ministers. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was heckled in...
  • After being booed, Soren challenges BJP to a electoral fight Yesterday

    Hemant Soren, after being booed by BJP workers at public event co-staged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has challenged the BJP to face him in electoral ground. ...
  • After Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, Kerala CM Chandy says won't boycott Modi Yesterday

    It's not just Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who is not toeing the Congress' line on boycotting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's functions. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said he will have to meet the Prime Minister. ...
  • Congress CMs to skip public events with PM, BJP calls it immature step Yesterday

    After two instances of Modi supporters shouting down CMs of Haryana and Jharkhand respectively in public events they attended with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress CMs have decided not to attend any such events in future. ...
  • RSS wants UPA appointees in NCTE removed: Sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: In its latest diktat to the Narendra Modi government, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has asked the Union HRD Ministry to 'change all members' appointed by the previous UPA government in the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). The RSS has communicated its demand to HRD Minister Smriti Irani. The...
  • Hindu not a religious concept;its a cultural identity: Venkaiah Naidu Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Amid a raging debate on RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks, Union Minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday slammed attempts to create controversies whenever there is a reference to the word "Hindu". "Hindu is a not a religious concept. Hindu is a cultural identity," the Urban Development...
  • 'Well-planned conspiracy' behind heckling of CMs, says Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday claimed there was an "orchestrated" and "well-planned conspiracy" behind the heckling of opposition chief ministers as it justified Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision not to attend events with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nagpur. Targeting the Prime Minister over the issue, AICC general secretary Ambika...
  • Home Ministry questions Gogoi's role in Assam-Nagaland turmoil, blames Congress Yesterday

    Guwahati: As the situation along the Assam-Nagaland border continues to be tense, the MHA report on the conflict has thrown light on certain newly surfaced facts. Sources have said that the report questions detractors of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, saying that Congress workers could be the ones creating trouble. Concerned...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • Karnataka CM cites protocol, says can't skip PM Modi's programmes Yesterday

    Bangalore: Differing with the Congress high command's suggestion to its Chief Ministers to avoid sharing a dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at public programmes, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said "just because someone says this, we can't follow it. I will have to go by the protocol." Siddaramaiah's statement is...
  • BJP slams Chavan's decision to skip Modi's event, Congress backs him Yesterday

    Nagpur: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in Maharashtra slammed the Congress over Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme in Nagpur on Thursday. The BJP said that Congress was staying away as they felt "mocked". Modi is scheduled to perform 'bhumi-pujan' of a Metro...
  • Reconstituting Parliamentary Board: BJP chief Amit Shah's next big task Yesterday

    New Delhi: The newly appointed BJP national president Amit Shah has already reconstituted the office bearers of the party. It was met with no resistance or sulking. His next big challenge is the reconstitution of BJP's top decision making body- the Parliamentary Board. The BJP constitution stipulates that the national...
  • Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India project Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved the Digital India project, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious e-governance initiative. The project, which has a total overlay of Rs 1 lakh crore, aims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and help people gain benefits from the...
  • JMM alleges BJP turning Ranchi's power plant into party programme 2 days ago

    The JMM on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was turning the power project to be inaugurated in Ranchi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi into a party programme despite it being a government programme and a "gift" from the previous UPA regime. In a letter to the Prime Minister and a copy...
  • BJP veteran hails Centre's decision to call off talks with Pak 2 days ago

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi hailed the government's decision to call off Foreign Secretary level talks with Pakistan after the latter's envoy held meetings with Kashmiri separatists. ...
  • Maharashtra CM Chavan to skip PM Modi's event in Nagpur on Thursday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Once bitten, twice shy - the adage seems fit for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan who has decided to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function in Nagpur on Thursday. Chavan was hooted down during a public event in Solapur last week when he shared the stage with the...
  • Centre approves Nagpur Metro 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Centre on Wednesday approved the 38.215 km long Nagpur Metro project at an estimated cost of Rs 8,680 crore. The project will be funded on equal sharing of cost basis between the state and the Centre with the latter contributing Rs 155 cr as equity and subordinate debt. Nagpur...
  • Cabinet clears 'Digital India' project, seeks to provide all services online 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the ambitious Digital India project which aims to provide all services on Internet and bring even the remotest parts of India on the e-map. Under the project, the government plans to put healthcare, property and other records like birth and death certificates online. Sources also...
  • BJP President Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad on Thursday 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah would arrive on Thursday for a two-day visit during which he would have a direct interaction with the village unit chiefs of the party in Telangana. Shah, who took charge last month, will address a meeting of party workers at Secunderabad on Thursday evening. Telangana BJP...
  • Congress CMs likely to skip events involving PM Modi: sources 2 days ago

    New Delhi: All Congress Chief Ministers are likely to skip events involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday. The development comes after Bharatiya Janata Party supporters booed Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during his speech at Modi's rally in Kaithal on Tuesday. Sources added that Maharashtra...
  • Haryana CM shouted down by Modi supporters at public event, vows to never share stage with PM 3 days ago

    Kaithal: What may have seemed like a much-needed camaraderie between political rivals ended within moments in Kaithal on Tuesday when supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi shouted down Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with whom the PM was sharing the stage during a foundation-laying ceremony. "BJP did wrong by allowing...