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  • J&K hit by floods after incessant rains; armed forces, NDRF launch rescue operation 3 hours 18 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Jammu: Seven months after witnessing the worst ever floods in a century, Jammu and Kashmir is bracing to battle yet another deluge. The state is in panic as several areas of the Valley and parts of Jammu are flooded following incessant rains in the last couple of days. Till now...
  • AAP government, MCD employees faceoff intensifies, garbage dumped on Delhi streets 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the faceoff between the Aam Aadmi Party government and Municipal Corporation Department employees is intensifying in Delhi, the latter is on a strike and even dumped garbage on the streets of the national capital. MCD workers are protesting against the non-payment of salaries. A resident said, "Piles...
  • Maharashtra minister carries revolver at kids' event, faces criticism 9 hours 47 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra minister and BJP leader Girish Mahajan faced flak on Monday after he attended an event for deaf and dumb children with a revolver tucked in his waist, an act dubbed as "inappropriate". The minister claimed that he had a license for the weapon. But the opposition continues to be...
  • Salman Khurshid talks about his new book 'At Home in India - The Muslim Saga' Yesterday

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's foreign affairs editor Anchal Vohra, former foreign minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid shares the story behind his new book 'At Home in India - The Muslim Saga'. ...
  • Azam Khan 'gifts' broom, pen to MLAs; taunts Modi Yesterday

    Lucknow: UP Minister Azam Khan, known for his frequent barbs against the Prime Minister, surprised MLAs from all parties with unusual 'gifts' of a broom and a pen along with a letter asking them to decide which among the two can take on the evils in the society. "I am giving...
  • Farmer suicides due to wrong policies of West Bengal: BJP 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Slamming the West Bengal government over suicides of potato farmers, BJP national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday said that the deaths were due to wrong agricultural policies of the state government. "It is due to the wrong policies of the state government that farmers are dying. Had they taken...
  • AAP draws flak, ridicule from rival parties over turmoil 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The AAP on Saturday drew flak and ridicule over the internal turmoil from rival parties which asked it to put its house in order and deliver on the promises made to people of Delhi without wasting the opportunity with its "immature" politics. ...
  • Modi misleading farmers on Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh 2 days ago

    Jaipur: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading farmers about 13 aspects of the new Land Acquisition Bill, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that they were part of the 2013 law passed by his party and that Modi was taking credit for it. "The Prime Minister took credit...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee a powerful nationalised leader, says Arun Jaitley 3 days ago

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a leader par excellence who has worked tirelessly for the nation. Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Profile: Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre has conferred Bharat Ratna on iconic leader and statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Ending months of speculation a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhawan on December 25, 2014 announced Bharat Ratna for former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The BJP had promised...
  • President confers Bharat Ratna on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Veteran Parliamentarian and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee In a departure from protocol, Mukherjee drove to Vajpayee's...
  • Had suggested that Atal Bihari Vajpayee be given Bharat Ratna, says LK Advani 3 days ago

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Senior BJP leader LK Advani said that he had urged the Centre to award former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee the Bharat Ratna. ...
  • When fiction overtakes facts: Robert Vadra case 3 days ago

    When it comes to Robert Vadra, fiction seems to have over taken facts and rhetoric seems to have over taken substance. With the recent report of the CAG tabled in the Haryana Assembly, old allegations against Vadra have once again been regurgitated into the public domain. But much more is...
  • J&K government forms coordination committee with 5 members each from BJP and PDP 4 days ago

    Jammu: Ruling coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir, People's Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party, on Thursday formed a coordination committee to ensure that the agenda for the alliance is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit of the coalition. The...
  • Some officers call Christians as 'pig eaters', Goa MLA tells House 4 days ago

    Panaji: A legislator on Thursday shocked the Goa Assembly when he claimed that some of the government officers in South district called Christians as "pig eaters". "Some government officers in the hospitals speak in a very bad manner. I feel ashamed to say that some of the officers in South...
  • Mufti Mohammad Sayeed assures to streamline distribution of ration 5 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed promised to streamline the distribution of ration in the state and assured that the government will take up the issue on priority basis. The ration will be provided to the people as per the 2011 census. "The Government will take up...
  • News 360: Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals, says CAG report 5 days ago

    The Comptroller and Auditor General has blamed Haryana's previous Congress government led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in his multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Congress walks out on allowing government employees to attend RSS camps 5 days ago

    Raipur: Opposition Congress on Wednesday staged a walkout from the state Assembly Raipur in protest against the BJP-led Chhattisgarh government's decision to allow its employees to participate in RSS camps, stating that the move will lead to "saffronisation" of the administration. Raising the issue in Zero Hour, Congress legislators Amit Jogi...
  • West Bengal BJP warns against indiscipline, says 3 party men expelled 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Faced with revolt over distribution of party tickets for upcoming municipal election, BJP West Bengal president Rahul Sinha, who was gheraoed, warned that no dissent and indiscipline would be tolerated and strong action would be taken. Sinha, who was gheraoed in his office by dissident party workers, told a...
  • BJP and Shiv Sena likely to tie-up for Maharashtra civic polls 5 days ago

    Mumbai: BJP and Shiv Sena, the ruling alliance partners in Maharashtra government, are likely to tie-up for the elections to Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad municipal corporations to be held on April 22. "We feel that having an alliance will benefit both the parties," state BJP unit president Raosaheb Danve told reporters...
  • Row over degree: Delhi Law Minister Tomar to reply on BJP leader's plea 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response from city's Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar on a BJP leader's plea seeking setting aside of his election from Tri Nagar assembly constituency over alleged wrong declaration of educational qualification in the nomination papers. Justice Manmohan issued notice to the Minister...
  • Jairam Ramesh trashes PM's defence of Land Acquisition Bill 6 days ago

    Patna: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers. "Modi is wrong by claiming that the NDA government has brought the...
  • Amit Shah to meet BJP workers twice every month 6 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah will meet party workers from across the country twice every month at the party headquarters to address their concerns and connect with them. BJP sources said Shah will meet party workers on first and third Mondays every month and address their concerns and grievances, as...
  • AAP hails Supreme Court's decision on section 66A of IT Act 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The AAP on Tuesday hailed the apex court's decision of striking down section 66A of the IT Act, terming it as a "big day" for freedom of speech and expression. It also lashed out at BJP for speaking against the Act while it was in the opposition and...
  • Most parties welcome SC decision on IT Act; JD(U), Shiv Sena disagree 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Most parties on Tuesday welcomed Supreme Court's move to scrap a provision that made posting offensive comments online punishable with jail term with Congress admitting to flaws in the law. JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav disagreed saying that though he respects judiciary, it was wrong to struck down the...
  • Karnataka: BJP reminds Siddaramaiah government of fiscal responsibilities 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Reminding the Siddaramaiah government of its fiscal responsibilities, Opposition BJP leader Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday criticised it for the loans it has taken in the last two years compared to previous BJP rule. Siddaramaiah was an experienced Finance Minister who had presented budget for a record ten times and,...
  • Bihar: Nitish government faces embarrassment over minister's remarks 6 days ago

    Patna: The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Legislative Assembly when a senior minister made a controversial remark that sending a matter for vigilance probe would "drag" it for long. The remark was made by Transport and SC & ST Minister Ramai Ram while answering a question...
  • BJP attacks Bihar government for not providing land to 20,000 Mahadalits 6 days ago

    Patna: Opposition BJP on Tuesday made a scathing attack at the Nitish Kumar government for failing to provide land to about 20,000 landless Mahadalits (poorest among Dalits) even after five years of the launch of a scheme brought out for this purpose. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Assembly Nand Kishore...
  • J&K: 12 years on since 24 Kashmiri Pandits died in Nadimarg massacre 6 days ago

    Twelve years have passed since 24 Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir were mercilessly gunned down by terrorists in 2003. After the Nadimarg massacre, the BJP and the RSS had blamed the 'pro-terrorism policies' of the PDP-led coalition government in which Congress was also a partner. The...