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  • RJD MLA ends sit-in agitation for irrigation water 20 minutes ago

    After two days of protest over declaring Bihar as drought hit, an RJD legislator on Wednesday ended his fast, even as the Assembly decided to discuss in detail the issue through a special debate on Friday. RJD MLA from Jagdishpur in Bhojpur district, Dinesh Kumar Singh, who had been on dharna...
  • Is PM Modi god to give occasional darshan in Parliament: Kharge to Swaraj 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: "Is Prime Minister a god that he should give us darshan" once in a while, Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge remarked sending the members into peals of laughter on Wednesday. The poser by Kharge was in response to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's...
  • Sena MPs force Muslim to break fast: BJP leaders refuse to comment 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. The news created an uproar in Lok Sabha. But,...
  • BSF security personnel gun down Pakistani intruder in Kashmir 7 hours 51 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The Indian security forces on Tuesday gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Kashmir. The Border Security Force (BSF) shot the intruder in the Kathua district when he tried to cross the international border. The development came after the Pakistani forces violated ceasefire and killed an Indian jawan in Akhnoor on...
  • News 360: Goa ministers spent over Rs 13 crore on foreign tours in 2 years 18 hours 32 minutes ago

    Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent a whooping Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. ...
  • National Conference-Congress alliance in LS polls was dysfunctional: Omar 19 hours 37 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the pre-poll alliance between National Conference and Congress for Lok Sabha polls was "dysfunctional" in the Valley as the vote share of the national party could not be transferred to his party. "The pre-poll arrangement between Congress and National Conference...
  • Ram Naik sworn-in as UP Governor 20 hours 16 minutes ago

    Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ram Naik was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 27th Governor of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony held in Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 80-year-old Naik was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud this evening. Chief Minister Akhilesh...
  • RJD MLA on dharna, BJP lends support 21 hours 37 minutes ago

    An RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in in Patna for the second day demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue. RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh is sitting on dharna...
  • Goa ministers went on foreign trips at state expense, spent Rs 13 cr in two years 20 hours 57 minutes ago

    Panaji: Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent a whooping Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. The information has been cited in a report tabled in the state Assembly which also mentions that Goa Tourism Minister Dilip...
  • Seat allocation in Lok Sabha: Member says 'we are like nomads' 22 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The delay in allocation of seats in the newly-elected Lok Sabha came in for criticism on Tuesday with a member saying the representatives of the people had become "nomadic tribes" in the absence of dedicated seats to them. Biju Janata Dal MP Pinaki Misra raised the issue in the...
  • 1137 teachers sacked over fake degree, invalid documents Yesterday

    Bihar government on Tuesday said that the services of 1137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment. This was told by state Education Minister Brishen Patel in...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena opposes talks with Pakistan Yesterday

    New Delhi: Slamming the 'sari and shawl' diplomacy with Pakistan, ruling NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the government should hold no talks with Pakistan and give it a "befitting" reply after the killing of a jawan in shelling at the Line of Control. "What is this sari and...
  • Bangalore rape: Police chief meets parents, says school may reopen on Monday Yesterday

    Bangalore: Newly appointed Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Tuesday held a meeting with the school authorities and a delegation of parents in Bangalore in connection with the rape of a six-year-old student in the school premises. The police chief has advised the school management to resolve the safety issues...
  • Congress leaders hit out at Rahul, say Priyanka can match Amit Shah: Sources Yesterday

    New Delhi: There is anger and dissent simmering against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the party. Congress leaders have criticised Rahul Gandhi for his inaccessibility. Rahul is being blamed for his coterie style of working, say sources. According to the sources, many Congress leaders have proposed that only Priyanka Gandhi...
  • BJP holds Parliamentary party meet to discuss bills Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a parliamentary party meet to discuss the different bills to be tabled in the ongoing session in Parliament. According to sources, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told party MPs that they must heed to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's...
  • CEC meets political parties in Jharkhand ahead of polls Yesterday

    The BJP on Monday raised its apprehensions of a large number of Bangladeshi infiltrators getting into voter's list and urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter before the upcoming assembly elections in Jharkhand. Representing the party in the scheduled meeting with the ECI team headed by CEC VS...
  • Congress disrupts MP House proceedings over MPPEB scam probe Yesterday

    Congress members led by Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare on Monday staged a sit-in in the well of the House demanding tabling of the list of candidates selected for the post of transport constables and also handing over the MPPEB scam probe to CBI. After ruckus on...
  • JD(U), RJD and Cong will together defeat BJP in bypoll: Nitish Yesterday

    JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Monday said the party would contest the bypoll for ten Assembly constituencies together with RJD and Congress to defeat BJP. "JD(U) state executive has taken a decision to fight the bypoll for 10 Assembly seats next month together with RJD and Congress," he told reporters. "The party...
  • Prepare plan for 'corruption-free' civic bodies: BJP to mayors Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday asked all its mayors in the three municipal corporations in the national capital to present within 10 days their vision documents for making the civic bodies transparent and corruption-free. In a meeting with the three mayors and senior leaders of the corporations, Delhi BJP chief Satish...
  • In LoP absence, government starts CVC appointment process Yesterday

    New Delhi: While Lok Sabha Speaker is yet to decide on Leader of Opposition (LoP), the Centre on Monday went ahead with the process of appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and sought nominations of eligible candidates from all secretaries. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT)...
  • Nagaland governor takes additional charge of Tripura 2 days ago

    Agartala: Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on Monday took additional charge as the governor of Tripura. Acharya was sworn-in as the state's 15th governor by Tripura High Court Chief Justice Deepak Gupta at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, his cabinet colleagues, leaders of various political parties...
  • Crisis in Congress, Haryana leader demands CM Hooda's ouster 2 days ago

    New Delhi: There has been a crisis in the Congress as the party leaders are rebelling against the leadership. After Assam, Maharashtra, Haryana Congress leader Birendra Singh is rebelling against the state government and even demanded Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's ouster, said sources on Monday. Singh even reached out to...
  • Kejriwal, other AAP MLAs meet Delhi L-G, demand fresh elections 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The race for government formation in Delhi has intensified. Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal along with other MLAs met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday. Kejriwal pressed his demand for re-elections in Delhi. After the meeting, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said, "We have told the L-G...
  • Preparations complete for Assembly bypoll in Uttarakhand 2 days ago

    All preparations are complete for bypolls to three Assembly segments in Uttarakhand on Monday, including Dharchula from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is seeking his entry into the state Assembly. It is a constitutional formality for Rawat who was an MP at the time of being sworn in as Chief Minister on...
  • ABVP launches mobile app to reach out to tech-savvy youths 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In an effort to reach out to the tech-savvy young generation, BJP's students wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has launched its own mobile app. The app has been named 'ABVP' and is available free on Google playstore for android users. "The aim of the app is too encourage more...
  • Forward Bloc leaders join BJP 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Hundreds of workers and leaders of the All India Forward Bloc, part of the Left Front, on Sunday joined the BJP. At a function here, BJP state president Rahul Sinha welcomed around 1,500 Forward Bloc workers into the party fold. Sinha said, "We are in touch with more party leaders. They...
  • No hike in LPG, kerosene prices, says Petroleum Minister 2 days ago

    Cooking gas and kerosene prices will not be hiked keeping in view the impact of such a step on the people, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday. "Our government has decided not to increase LPG and kerosene prices in the country. This will benefit the middle class people and those...
  • BJP promises probe into alleged scams during Sheila Dikshit rule 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Amid stepped up political activity in the city, newly-appointed Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Sunday said all major cases of alleged corruption and financial bunglings during Congress rule, including in Commonwealth Games projects, will be thoroughly probed if his party comes to power in the national capital. Asserting...
  • JD(U), RJD to contest Bihar by-polls together 2 days ago

    Bihar's ruling JD(U) and RJD will contest by-elections to 10 assembly seats in Bihar together, it was announced on Sunday. Ending days of speculation, JD(U) state president Vashsisht Narain Singh made it clear that his party will contest the polls "along with the RJD to defeat the BJP". "Seat sharing will be...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Protests continue over police inaction 3 days ago

    Bangalore: Massive protests are underway in Bangalore over police inaction as no arrests have been made yet in the rape case of a six-year old in a school in Bangalore. Civil society activists are protesting at Freedom Park in the city. The BJP Minority Morcha is also protesting over the...