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  • Modi government's plan to extend Budget session faces opposition 2 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government plans to extend the current session of Lok Sabha beyond Friday but the move did not find favour at the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee, where even allies like Shiv Sena opposed it. Sources said government had planned to extend the current Budget session...
  • Embarrassing moments for BJP in Lok Sabha, 12 MPs vote against clause of GST Bill 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday faced some embarrassing moments in Lok Sabha as 12 Bharatiya Janata Party members voted against a clause of the Goods and Service Tax Bill, instead of voting in favour. The 12 ruling party members pressed red button instead of green when Speaker Sumitra Mahajan...
  • Congress, BJP have land for offices but still occupying government bungalows: Babul Supriyo 5 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and two other parties were occupying government bungalows and premises despite being allotted land for construction of their offices in the national capital, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Land has been allotted to Congress, BJP, CPI and SP for construction of party offices,...
  • Lok Sabha approves GST bill, paves way for uniform tax regime 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The long-pending GST bill was approved by Lok Sabha after a walkout by Congress even as government vowed to compensate states for any revenue loss and assured that the new uniform indirect tax rate will be much less than 27 per cent recommended by an expert panel. The Constitution Amendment...
  • Congress backs GST Bill but wants it to be sent to Standing Committee Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday supported Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Lok Sabha but opposed some of the provisions of the bill on it introduced by the BJP government, demanding that it be sent to the Parliamentary Standing Committee, which was supported by parties like AIADMK and BJD. ...
  • 22 years after bombing Mumbai, India's most wanted Dawood Ibrahim still untraceable Yesterday

    India's most wanted man has now officially slipped out of the intelligence's radar. Unless this is some kind of ploy before there is a big development on the Dawood front, this is a major embarrassment for the central government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and in particular for intelligence czar...
  • No proposal to give full-statehood to Delhi: Centre Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday said it was not considering any proposal to grant full statehood to the national capital, a key demand of the Aam Aadmi Party government. "There is no proposal with the government for granting full statehood to Delhi," Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai...
  • Unrelenting Opposition stalls Parliament over Moga molestation-death case Yesterday

    New Delhi: Scenes of massive uproar were witnessed in Parliament on Tuesday over the death and molestation case of a fourteen year old in Moga in Punjab. Opposition parties led by Congress forced two adjournments in Rajya Sabha demanding discussion over the unfortunate incident. When the House met for the day,...
  • Sayeed promises good governance in J&K; appeals people to be patient Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday appealed the people of the state to be patient with the PDP-BJP coalition government, saying it would take time to put the system back on track. "The coalition government has just completed two months but some people feel it has...
  • J&K: Congress workers protest, observe black day against the ruling of BJP-PDP government Yesterday

    Srinagar: Congress workers on Tuesday protested on the streets of Srinagar and observed a black Day against the ruling of BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir. MLA Engineer Rashid has been taken into custody by police. Rashid and other protesters were protesting outside the state secretariat against the state's new recruitment...
  • Nitin Gadkari claims he waters plants in his Delhi bungalow with his urine Yesterday

    Nagpur: In a word of advice for budding gardeners, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari claimed that he waters his plants in his Delhi bungalow with urine. "I collected urine in a 50 litre can. I called the gardener and instructed him to water some plants with it. There was such a...
  • Real Estate Bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today, showdown between Centre, Opposition likely Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha is likely to see a heated debate over the Real Estate Regulatory Authority Bill that is listed for consideration on Tuesday. The Congress has said it will oppose the bill strenuously as it is anti-home buyer and pro builder. However, on Monday, Congress Vice President...
  • BJP, RSS leaders meet, discuss land boundary agreement with Bangladesh Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) brass on Monday met at the residence of party chief Amit Shah to discuss matters related to Assam, including the contentious Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh. The meeting on Monday evening was attended by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

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  • Video shows former Congress leader allegedly prompting AAP worker to speak against Kumar Vishwas 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a twist in the case involving Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas case, a video has surfaced showing a former Congress worker allegedly prompting the complainant to speak against the AAP member. The authenticity of the video cannot be verified but the person who appears to be...
  • News 360: Kumar Vishwas rejects allegations of affair with AAP worker 2 days ago

    AAP leader Kumar Vishwas rejected allegations of an affair with a party worker on Monday and claimed it is a BJP conspiracy ahead of the Punjab polls. The Women's Commission summoned him. The lady in question said that she is receiving death threats. ...
  • Kumar Vishwas under fire after AAP worker alleges rumours being spread over their affair 2 days ago

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has come under fire after a party volunteer has alleged that rumours are being spread that she had an affair with him. The Delhi Commission for Women has summoned Vishwas as the BJP and Congress raised the issue to attack the party. ...
  • Rajya Sabha likely to witness heated debate over Real Estate Bill on Tuesday 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha is likely to witness a tug of war between Government and Opposition over real estate bill, which is listed for consideration and passage on Tuesday as main Opposition party Congress has upped the ante over it after Rahul Gandhi's Saturday meeting with home buyers. Facing number crunch...
  • Kumar Vishwas says he never had an affair with any AAP female member, blames rivals and media 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rubbishing allegations of any complaint by a female Aam Aadmi Party member (AAP) against him, party leader Kumar Vishwas claimed that baseless rumours were being spread about him. He denied receiving any summons by the Delhi Commission for Women over any alleged complaint. He also claimed that the...
  • Modi government has failed to fulfil people's aspirations, its policies won't work: Sitaram Yechury 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Modi government's policies to attract foreign investment and "humongous" tax concessions to corporates will not work because it will not create productive capacity and there is no purchasing power with the people, says CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury. Its policies have given the opportunity to opposition parties to...
  • Rise of Narendra Modi: Has the other India spoken? 2 days ago

    The meteoric rise of Narendra Modi to the position of Prime Minister is a landmark event in many ways. Pundits and experts may have different views on the overall fallout of historic change. But one fact is undeniable: the other India has spoken. By 'other India' I mean the non-English India....
  • Media conspiring to finish off Aam Aadmi Party, claims Kejriwal 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking on a tough stand against the media, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday claimed that there is a "conspiracy to finish off the Aam Aadmi Party" among a "very large" section of the media. He even went ahead demanding a "public trial" of the media. Kejriwal...
  • Rahul Gandhi likely to protest with home buyers against Real Estate Bill at Jantar Mantar today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Keeping up his combative stance on new Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill proposed by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to protest with home buyers at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Monday. Earlier, he met organisations...
  • After fighting for farmers, Rahul Gandhi battles for middle class 4 days ago

    Rahul Gandhi on Saturday wooed the middle class by meeting organisations representing home-buyers to discuss concerns about a new real estate bill proposed by the NDA government. Congress has called the bill as anti-consumers. ...
  • Real estate bill: BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday hit back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking the government over the real estate bill, saying politics is a serious matter and and cannot be done through "rent a cause" or "tokenism". Accusing Rahul of raising an issue and then "vanishing", BJP asked...
  • Caught on camera: BJP MLA attacks police constable at a function in Hyderabad; FIR registered 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Another case of politicians abusing their position and power has come to light when BJP MLA from Hyderabad T Raja Singh was caught on camera attacking a police constable. T Raja Singh attacked and threatened him with dire consequences at a function on Friday night. The incident too place after...
  • Former NDA minister Arun Shourie flays Modi regime, calls economic policies directionless 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday tried to play down the scathing criticism directed by former National Democratic Alliance minister Arun Shourie against the Narendra Modi government. Shourie had soundly criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calling their economic policies directionless. He accused them...
  • Congress demands Nitin Gadkari's resignation, probe into CAG findings 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday demanded that Union Minister Nitin Gadkari step down till a judicial probe goes into alleged financial wrongdoings highlighted by CAG in connection with Purti, saying the company was founded by him and his family had "close links" with it. Party spokesman Abhishek...
  • Sakshi Maharaj kicks up another row, calls Rahul Gandhi 'mad' 5 days ago

    Etah: Controversy prone BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Friday kicked up another row when he called Rahul Gandhi "mad" while trying to ridicule the Congress Vice President's attempts to reach out to distressed farmers in the recent days. Maharaj also compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lord Krishna, saying like Krishna...
  • BJP launches mass-contact drive in Kashmir Valley 5 days ago

    Srinagar: In its attempt to make inroads in Kashmir Valley, BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday launched a week-long mass-contact programme from Anantnag district, for the first time since joining the PDP-led government. To connect with the people and grass-root level workers, 'Maha Sampark' programme was launched on Friday...