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  • Congress CMs likely to skip events involving PM Modi: sources 1 hour 23 minutes 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...
  • PM Modi emphasises on the role of DRDO, says technology plays a key role today 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Addressing scientists at a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) function in new Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the role of the DRDO and said that it has a crucial stature today as the "nature of war has changed and technology plays a key role today." "Are our...
  • More power to PM, will take final call on allocation of cadre for IAS, IPS officers, RTI replies 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Making his message 'more governance and less government' loud and clear once again, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now take major bureaucracy decision. He will decide on allocation of cadre for IAS and IPS officers, said government sources on Wednesday. Sources added that the Prime Minister will have the...
  • Hindutva is not 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness', says RSS 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Under fire for its chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Tuesday said that Hindutva does not mean 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness'. According to Sangh's All-India Prachar Pramukh Manmohan Vaidya, Hindutva is like the flow of the Ganga and what the Sangh chief had said in Mumbai has...
  • Gogoi blames Centre for escalating tensions at Assam-Nagaland border 3 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday held the Narendra Modi government responsible for the escalating tensions at the Assam-Nagaland border. Nine people from Nagaland have been allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. Gogoi said, "Why only I am being held responsible for the current situation....
  • Coal scam: Fresh charge sheet to be filed against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda 5 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday told a special court hearing the coal block allocation case against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda that it will file a supplementary charge sheet in the case as its probe is almost complete. Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge Bharat Parashar fixed August 29...
  • Toilet construction not enough, need a cultural revolution: Jairam Ramesh 14 hours 26 minutes ago

    Former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' initiative and backed his boost for a toilet revolution in the country. ...
  • Graft case: ED attaches assets worth over Rs 800 crore of Jagan, others 14 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A special anti-money laundering court on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption and money laundering in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The court's orders came on a notice of...
  • Despite cancellation of talks, Pak High Commissioner meets J&K separatists 15 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Unfazed by India's decision to call off Foreign Secretary-level talks, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Tuesday went ahead with his talks with moderate and hardline Kashmiri separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani. After their meetings with the envoy, the separatist leaders attacked Prime...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal suffers brain stroke 15 hours 15 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal was today admitted in a super-speciality hospital in Kolkata after suffering a brain stroke, hospital sources said. "He (Pal) was brought to the hospital at 4 pm. Then MRI was conducted and it was found that he has suffered a brain stroke. He has been...
  • Centre-Telangana face-off likely on household survey 17 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A face-off between the Centre and the Telangana government seems to be imminent as the Home Ministry may intervene in the 'Intensive Household Survey' to ascertain the details of 84 lakh families in the state. A senior Home Ministry official said the Central government is seized of the matter...
  • Congress can't get Leader of Opposition post, affirms Speaker 16 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In yet another disappointment to the Congress, the Speaker on Tuesday told them that they cannot be offered the Leader of Opposition (LoP) status in Parliament as it does not have the required number of seats. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan reportedly communicated the decision to Congress leaders at a function...
  • 'Hurriyat leaders meeting Pak High Commission not genuine cause to call off talks' 19 hours 22 minutes ago

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is in Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik is scheduled to meet him on Wednesday. ...
  • NIA files chargesheet in RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi murder case 19 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Three people has been chargesheeted in the case that dates back to 2007. NIA said that the RSS man was killed for making sexual advances towards Sadhvi...
  • Haryana CM shouted down by Modi supporters at public event, vows to never share stage with PM 18 hours 46 minutes 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...
  • Anti-corruption high on Modi's agenda as he kickstarts poll campaign in Haryana 20 hours 28 minutes ago

    Kaithal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the BJP's election campaign in Haryana on Tuesday with a visit to Kaithal where he laid the foundation of the Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway. He shared the stage with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda whom he lauded for the infrastructural growth...
  • RSS stands by Bhagwat's 'India a Hindu nation' remark 21 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The RSS spokesman and its senior functionary Manmohan Vaidya on Monday defended Sangh chief Mohanrao Bhagwat's statement on India's Hindu origin. Explaining the RSS stand, Vaidya said, "Bharat and Hindutva are akin to the flow of the Ganga which assimilates Yamuna and many other rivers and yet maintains its...
  • Door-to-door survey begins in Telangana, brings life to a standstill Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The massive door-to-door survey by the Telangana government has begun in the newly carved state on Tuesday and has brought life to a standstill. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will visit all houses in...
  • Re-frame guidelines to review weapons licences during polls: HC Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra Government to re-frame the guidelines in keeping with a directive of the Election Commission to individually review cases of licence holders of weapons during elections. Pointing out to an anomaly in the guidelines issued by the Home department on August 17, 2009,...
  • Won't join SP again, says Amar Singh after meeting Mulayam Yesterday

    Lucknow: Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Tuesday brushed aside all the rumours of his joining the Samajwadi Party again by announcing that he won't return to the party. Singh said, "It was an informal, cordial meet. I am not joining Samajwadi Party." The remarks came after his meeting with SP...
  • Don't solely rely on 'Modi wave': Gadkari to BJP workers Yesterday

    Pune: Cautioning BJP workers against self complacency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked them not to solely depend on the "Modi wave" for victory in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. While stressing that the "Modi wave" in the country is a fact, Gadkari, however, asked the party activists to "go...
  • PM Modi invites ideas from the general public to shape the institution replacing the Planning Commission Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited ideas from the general public to shape the new institution that will replace the Planning Commission. The Prime Minister's Office has set up an Open Forum to collect ideas from the people. "Inviting you to share your ideas on what shape the...
  • Maharashtra: Munde's daughter to organise 'Sangharsh Yatra' ahead of polls Yesterday

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, BJP MLA and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja will launch a 'Sangharsh Yatra' across the state from August 27. BJP State President Devendra Fadanvis, and leader of opposition in Legislative Council Vinod Tawde told reporters here that the 14-day 3000 km yatra will...
  • Telangana government calls for shutdown to undertake door-to-door survey Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill as the government has called for a shutdown on Tuesday in order to undertake a door-to-door survey. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will...
  • Sonia, Rahul to take up women's reservation bill in big way: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress plans to raise the issue of the lapsed Women's Reservation Bill in a big way with party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi set to flag their concerns over the issue during a meeting of eight thousand-odd Mahila Congress members on Wednesday. The All-India Conference...
  • Telangana gears up for door-to-door survey tomorrow, shutdown likely Yesterday

    Hyderabad: India's newest state Telangana will be witnessing an unprecedented door-to-door survey on Tuesday. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will visit all houses in all 10 districts of the state. The survey has generated a...
  • AAP campaign for dissolution of Assembly now hits Delhi Metro Yesterday

    New Delhi: Designed to exert pressure on the BJP-led central government to take a decision on dissolving the Delhi Assembly, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now taking its signature campaign on the issue to the Metro stations in the national capital. AAP has been going door-to-door in the 70 Assembly constituencies...
  • Pakistan consistently provoked India: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Pakistan violates the ceasefire and the envoy called separatists for talk." ...
  • Will write another book after Sonia Gandhi publishes hers: Natwar Singh Yesterday

    In an interview with Vivek Tejuja, former Union minister Natwar Singh talks about his life as author. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Vivek Tejuja: You are already a prolific writer and have written many books including 'Walking with Lions', 'My China Diary' and many others recounting your vast...
  • No short-cuts to diplomatic processes, Congress tells NDA government Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday reminded the Narendra Modi government that there are "no short-cuts to diplomatic processes" as India called off the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan next week. "The BJP-led government has learnt it the hard way that there are no short-cuts to diplomatic processes particularly those having a...