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PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

15 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi
PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala over the Sabarimala issue, calling the LDF's stand "shameful".

Before SP-BSP joint-presser, Abhishek Singhvi says ignoring Congress 'dangerous mistake'

12 Jan 2019

Mayawati
Before SP-BSP joint-presser, Abhishek Singhvi says ignoring Congress 'dangerous mistake'

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav will address the press together soon and fireworks are expected after this.

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police request DNA sample

11 Jan 2019

DNA
Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Las Vegas police request DNA sample

Cristiano Ronaldo might be scoring goals on the field with Juventus, but investigations into rape allegations leveled against him by American model Kathryn Mayorga are heating up.

Here's what to expect from Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's press-conference
Here's what to expect from Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav's press-conference

Former bitter rivals Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati will hold a press conference at a five-star hotel in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday, their parties' sources have revealed.

Javadekar: Hindi not compulsory under New Education Policy (NEP)

10 Jan 2019

Education
Javadekar: Hindi not compulsory under New Education Policy (NEP)

Hours after reports stated that the New Education Policy (NEP) draft contained a provision for making Hindi compulsory in all schools till Class 8, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed such claims, calling these reports 'mischievous'.

RS passes bill to give 10% reservation to economically-weaker sections

09 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi
RS passes bill to give 10% reservation to economically-weaker sections

After hours of debate, the Rajya Sabha passed the reservation bill on Wednesday.

#CitizenshipBill: In Rajya Sabha, Rajnath Singh says false-information being spread

09 Jan 2019

Assam
#CitizenshipBill: In Rajya Sabha, Rajnath Singh says false-information being spread

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke on the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and said a lot of false information was being spread on it. He noted border security won't be compromised in any case.

#Reservations: Constitutional amendment required for new quota passed in LS

08 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi
#Reservations: Constitutional amendment required for new quota passed in LS

A day after the Modi government announced its plan to introduce a 10% reservation quota in jobs and education for the general category, the bill to bring about the required constitutional amendment was tabled in the Lok Sabha.

Assam: Asom Gana Parishad quits NDA over Citizenship Bill disagreements

07 Jan 2019

Assam
Assam: Asom Gana Parishad quits NDA over Citizenship Bill disagreements

In yet another setback to the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections this year, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), on Monday, withdrew support from the BJP-led government in Assam.

Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats
Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats

In a surprise move, the Narendra Modi government on Monday approved 10% reservation for economically challenged sections of the society.

Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?

07 Jan 2019

India
Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?

On Monday, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government announced 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically backward upper castes.

With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed
With gloves off, Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rafale-deal, but RaGa unimpressed

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman defended the multi-crore Rafale deal on Friday in the Lok Sabha using all her might, but Congress President Rahul Gandhi wasn't satisfied.

BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

01 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi
BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha loses VIP status at Patna airport

On Monday, officials told the press that actor-turned politician and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha would no longer be treated as a VIP at the Patna airport and will have to undergo regular frisking when travelling from the airport.

#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people

31 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi
#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people

With 2019 just a few hours away, all of us are introspecting the year gone by. We hope, so are our politicians.

#TripleTalaqBill: On crucial test-day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till January 2

31 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha
#TripleTalaqBill: On crucial test-day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till January 2

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Monday and will stay so till January 2, 2019, on the crucial day when the Triple Talaq Bill was to be discussed in the Upper House.

245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

27 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha
245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

After four hours of heated debate, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

#TripleTalaqBill: Owaisi slams Modi government for 'shielding' MJ Akbar

27 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi
#TripleTalaqBill: Owaisi slams Modi government for 'shielding' MJ Akbar

Rejecting the Triple Talaq Bill moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi lambasted the Narendra Modi government and said the Centre was attacking religious minorities.

Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

27 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha
Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

The tweaked Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in the Lok Sabha today and the discussion is expected to be a heated one, since the Opposition has serious reservations about it. Notably, Modi-led NDA has asked all its MPs to be present in the Parliament.

No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

24 Dec 2018

Bihar
No one's more opportunistic than 'chacha': Tejashwi on Bihar CM

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who is the face of anti-NDA front in Bihar, took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, whom he calls chacha, saying no one is as opportunistic as him.

Here's how much money was spent on NDA-ministers' foreign trips
Here's how much money was spent on NDA-ministers' foreign trips

Since 2014, the Centre has spent Rs 239.05 crore on foreign trips of NDA Council of Ministers, reports IE.

#RoadTo2019: Bihar seat-sharing done, BJP-JD(U) to contest on 17 seats

23 Dec 2018

Bihar
#RoadTo2019: Bihar seat-sharing done, BJP-JD(U) to contest on 17 seats

In an apparent show of strength, BJP President Amit Shah, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan announced the seat sharing agreement for Lok Sabha elections 2019 on Sunday.

At Gandhis' bastion Raebareli, Modi lambasts Congress on defense-deals

16 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh
At Gandhis' bastion Raebareli, Modi lambasts Congress on defense-deals

On his first visit to Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi came down heavily on Congress over defense deals.

#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC
#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

The Supreme Court, on Friday, had given the Centre a clean chit, dismissing a batch of petitions calling for a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal.

#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe

14 Dec 2018

India
#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe

The Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed the petition which demanded a probe in the multi-crore Rafale deal, on Friday.

Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev

13 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh
Modi not someone who indulges in vote-bank politics: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev said yesterday that no one raise doubts about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and policies, the statement coming a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered losses in the Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan Assembly elections.

#RoadTo2019: Congress jolts BJP in Hindi heartland, opponents' jibes follow

12 Dec 2018

Shashi Tharoor
#RoadTo2019: Congress jolts BJP in Hindi heartland, opponents' jibes follow

The Congress handed over defeat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three crucial states, making the race to 2019 Lok Sabha elections even more interesting.

BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

11 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi
BJP MP confesses party lost plot. It's hard to disagree

The Bharatiya Janata Party losing its clutch over two (as of now) states in the Hindi heartland shows something went terribly wrong for the saffron party.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet

11 Dec 2018

India
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet

The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.

Will raise Rafale, RBI autonomy issue in the Parliament: Azad
Will raise Rafale, RBI autonomy issue in the Parliament: Azad

The Opposition will press for a joint parliamentary committee to probe the Rafale jet deal and raise several issues, including the misuse of probe agencies and autonomy for RBI, in the winter session of Parliament beginning tomorrow, says Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.

Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

10 Dec 2018

Bihar
Following meeting with Rahul Gandhi, RLSP-chief Upendra Kushwaha quits NDA

Rashtriya Lok Shakti Party (RLSP) chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha quit NDA on Monday ending all speculations about his exit.

Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

09 Dec 2018

Bihar
Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

Another push for Ram Mandir: VHP organizes mega-rally in Delhi
Another push for Ram Mandir: VHP organizes mega-rally in Delhi

In what qualifies as yet another push for early construction of Ram Mandir at the disputed site of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday organized a rally in New Delhi.

Mamata wishes Sonia on birthday, may meet her in Delhi

09 Dec 2018

Shashi Tharoor
Mamata wishes Sonia on birthday, may meet her in Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on her 72nd birthday and prayed for the senior Congress leader's long life and happiness.

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

08 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh
#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

In the last winter session of the Parliament, before the country goes to polls in 2019, the NDA government is hoping to push the Triple Talaq Bill.

Turn secular, stop being Islamic-state: Indian Army chief to Pakistan

30 Nov 2018

Pakistan News
Turn secular, stop being Islamic-state: Indian Army chief to Pakistan

Venturing into uncharted waters, Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said Pakistan should turn into a secular state from an Islamic nation.

Opposition unity cocktail of corruption, commission, bad governance: UP minister

26 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi
Opposition unity cocktail of corruption, commission, bad governance: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Power minister Srikant Sharma today described 'opposition unity' as a demonetization-hit group of corrupt people trying to throw spanners in the welfare schemes run by the Narendra Modi government.

Ram Mandir push: Thackeray reaches Ayodhya, Section 144 imposed

24 Nov 2018

Uddhav Thackeray
Ram Mandir push: Thackeray reaches Ayodhya, Section 144 imposed

In Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed as a precautionary measure just as Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has reached the temple town.

On 'sarcastic' question about surgical-strike, Sitharaman says, "I understand Hindi"

24 Nov 2018

Indian Army
On 'sarcastic' question about surgical-strike, Sitharaman says, "I understand Hindi"

Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a reporter she understood Hindi when he used what she described as 'sarcastic tone' while quizzing about surgical strikes.

Akshay Kumar's Independence-Day gift 'Mission Mangal' faces lawsuit

22 Nov 2018

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar's Independence-Day gift 'Mission Mangal' faces lawsuit

Akshay Kumar recently announced his plans about the next Independence Day release, which would be called Mission Mangal.

Facebook-owned WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as first India head

21 Nov 2018

India
Facebook-owned WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as first India head

Amidst growing pressure from the Indian government, Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has appointed Abhijit Bose as its first-ever India head.

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