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  • Karnataka CM says Modi wave over, credits Rahul, Sonia for Congress's victory in bypolls 48 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The Congress won two out of three seats in the Karnataka bypolls last week. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the Congress's victory in the state can be credited to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership. "The results were expected. I had said that we'll...
  • Decide complaint against Sonia Gandhi in 6 months: Delhi HC to CIC 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of non-compliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act. Noted RTI activist RK Jain had approached the Commission...
  • Will join hands with secular forces wherever required: Congress 12 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With the Bihar Assembly by-poll results going in favour of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance, Congress on Wednesday said the party is ready to join hands with "secular forces" wherever necessary. "Years ago, Congress had in Shimla talked about alliances. That policy continues to hold. Wherever necessary, we will join with other...
  • SC order puts pressure on PM to act against criminal politicians: Congress 14 hours 59 minutes ago

    In a landmark observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea against the appointment of ministers with criminal background and put the onus firmly on the Prime Minister. ...
  • Ministers with criminal background: Time to see if PM acts on SC advice, says Congress 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a moral test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court has completely put the onus on him on whether he would want to appoint ministers with criminal backgrounds. The court ruling has put the spotlight on Modi, with the Congress now awaiting the Prime Minister's next...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal a high-powered panel of veterans: BJP Yesterday

    BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain also hit out at the Congress for calling the Marg Darshak Mandal an old-age home for BJP veterans. ...
  • Congress silent on Sheila Dikshit's resignation as Kerala Governor Yesterday

    Sheila Dikshit resigned as Kerala Governor on Tuesday, a day after she met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Marg Darshak Mandal first step towards sidelining BJP veterans: Congress Yesterday

    Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday mocked the BJP's newly-created Marg Darshak Mandal - a body for party veterans - saying that it was the first step towards sidelining them. ...
  • 100 days of the Narendra Modi government: Quick decision making, e-governance in focus Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday completed its 100 days in power. It is a government, which wants to make up for what it calls lost time. Coming in the backdrop of the policy paralysis tag which became UPA's nemesis, Prime Minister Modi is a man known for...
  • Bypoll results: Congress wins key seats in 4 states, BJP suffers defeat in Bellary 2 days ago

    The bypoll results on Monday have resulted in a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which witnessed a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. In Bihar, the RJD-JDU-Congress alliance won six out of the 10 Assembly seats. The Congress also won key seats of Bellary in Karnataka and Patiala...
  • News 360: Meerut couple shows the way, adopts 12 HIV positive boys 2 days ago

    In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple has adopted 12...
  • Bypoll results 'totally negated' BJP's Modi-wave claim: Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Buyoyed by the 6-4 victory of RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in Bihar, Congress on Monday said the results have "totally negated" BJP's claim of Narendra Modi wave in the country, but was cautious in committing whether it could herald its comeback. "Though there are different factors in Lok Sabha and Assembly...
  • MHA recommends names for Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Goa Governors 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka and Goa are likely to have new Governors soon with the Home Ministry recommending names to President Pranab Mukherjee for appointment to the posts. Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh, veteran BJP leaders VK Malhotra and Lalji Tandon are among the few probables who...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? 2 days ago

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • Punjab: Badal terms bypoll results as vindication of SAD policies 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday termed the results of the two Assembly bypolls in Punjab as "a vindication of the policies and performance of the SAD-BJP combine government" in the state. He said the results were a major set back to the Congress party, as we not...
  • Coal scam: Will act once final SC order comes, says government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday said that it would take a final decision on the coal blocks allocations once the Supreme Court gives its final judgement in the matter. "We would look forward to finality in coal award matter on September 1. It's a detail judgment. The economy...
  • Can't be held responsible for decisions taken by government, says former coal secretary 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As Supreme Court termed all the coal block allocation from 1993 onwards as illegal, all eyes are on at the ministers and officials who were at the helm during this period. While former Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal refused to comment on the latest court ruling in the coal scam,...
  • Congress will make a comeback and form its government: Preneet Kaur 2 days ago

    Counting of votes is on for the two assembly seats that went to bypolls last week. Congress leader Preneet Kaur has won from the Patiala seat by 23,000 votes while the Akali Dal is leading in Talwandi Sabo. Kaur said,"Congress will definitely make a comeback and form its government." ...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress wrests Bellary from BJP 2 days ago

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress candidate NY Gopalakrishna has won the seat by 34,000 votes. ...
  • Bypoll results: RJD-JDU and Congress win 10 seats, limit BJP+ to 8 in four states 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be losing ground just a few months after its stupendous showing in the Lok Sabha elections as it suffered major setbacks in the Assembly bypolls in three states - Bihar, Karnataka and Punjab. The party could manage to hold on to its...
  • Sheila Dikshit likely to resign as Kerala Governor: Sources 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government is close to finalising the new Governors, sources now say that Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit is likely to resign on Monday evening. However, Dikshit continues to deny the reports about her stepping down, calling them 'speculation'. "These are just speculations," said Dikhsit after her...
  • Karnataka bypoll results: Congress wins 2 seats; BJP wins 1, faces shocking defeat in Bellary 2 days ago

    Bangalore: The ruling Congress in Karnataka has registered a big win in the assembly by-polls. It has won two of the total three seats went to polls on August 21. The BJP has won one seat. The Congress has wrested the prestigious Bellary Rural seat from the BJP. The seat...
  • Punjab bypoll results: Congress, SAD win one seat each 2 days ago

    The Congress was at par with the Shiromani Akali Dal in the Punjab where both the parties won one seat each in the bypolls held last week. Congress leader Preneet Kaur won the Patiala seat while Akali Dal's Mohinder Singh Sidhu won the Talwandi Sabo seat. The Aam Aadmi Party finished...
  • Bypoll results live: Setback for BJP; RJD-JDU-Cong alliance wins 6 seats in Bihar, Congress wins 2 in Karnataka 2 days ago

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday as counting of votes has begun. While all eyes are on the Lalu Prasad-Nitish Kumar alliance in Bihar, the BJP is keeping fingers crossed in MP and Karnataka while...
  • Results of bypolls in 4 states to be declared today; can the Lalu-Nitish alliance dent BJP in Bihar? 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday. Counting will begin at 8 am on Monday morning. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Ten assembly seats went to polls in...
  • MP bypoll results: BJP wins 2 seats, Congress wins 1 2 days ago

    Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party won Agar and Vijayraghavgarh Assembly seats and the Congress wrested the Bahoriband Assembly seat from the BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Monday. Sourabh Singh, who joined Congress recently after quitting BSP, won from Bahoriband by a margin of 7,977 votes. The BJP wrested Vijayraghavgarh from the...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins from Bellary Rural seat 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins Bellary Rural bypoll by a margin of 33104 votes. Congress is leading in Chikkodi-Sadalaga with 13360 votes. BJP is leading in Shikaripura. Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka begins today with the outcome being a test...
  • Will return to active politics soon, says K Sankaranarayanan 3 days ago

    Hours after he was transferred to Mizoram, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan submitted his resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee. While making his decision public, Sankaranaryanan said he will soon return to active politics. The Congress is likely to use this issue to their advantage when Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi's petition...
  • OP Kohli replaces Sankaranarayanan as Maharashtra Governor, Congress cries foul 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Kohli has been given the additional charge of Maharashtra after K Sankaranarayanan resigned after he was transferred to Mizoram by the Narendra Modi government. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Deputy Chief...
  • Maharashtra Governor Sankaranarayanan resigns, says it's not possible for him to go to Mizoram 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Sunday sent his resignation letter to President Pranab Mukherjee after he was transferred to Mizoram by the Narendra Modi government in the morning. Sankaranarayanan refused to divulge more details on his resignation saying, "I have to honour the Constitution." He added, "It is not possible for...