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Chandrababu Naidu slashes VAT on petrol and diesel in AP

10 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh
Chandrababu Naidu slashes VAT on petrol and diesel in AP

Amid Bharat Bandh being observed across the nation to protest against escalating fuel prices, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has announced a reduction in VAT on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per liter.

Chidambaram dares BJP to contradict official data on economy growth

10 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi
Chidambaram dares BJP to contradict official data on economy growth

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday dared BJP to contradict an official data on growth which has said the economy clocked a 10.08% growth in 2006-07 under the UPA rule, the highest since liberalization in 1991.

Bharat Bandh called on Monday: All details here

09 Sep 2018

West Bengal
Bharat Bandh called on Monday: All details here

Opposition parties led by the Congress has called for a Bharat Bandh on September 10 to protest against rising fuel prices in the country.

Major SC verdicts expected in 19 days, including Aadhaar, Ayodhya

04 Sep 2018

India
Major SC verdicts expected in 19 days, including Aadhaar, Ayodhya

Chief Justice Dipak Misra is at the fag end of his term, and thus, the next 19 days are set to see a slew of Supreme Court verdicts in major cases.

Chidambaram blames NDA govt for rise in fuel prices

04 Sep 2018

India
Chidambaram blames NDA govt for rise in fuel prices

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today blamed the NDA government for the rise in petrol and diesel prices, saying it was happening due to excessive taxes.

Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

02 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi
Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on loans given during the UPA rule, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked the NDA government to reveal the number of loans given by it which turned into non-performing assets (NPA).

PM Modi blames UPA for bad loan mess in India

01 Sep 2018

India
PM Modi blames UPA for bad loan mess in India

PM Narendra Modi today blamed "phone-a-loan" scam of the previous UPA government for the bad loans in the banking sector and said every penny given at the behest of 'namdars' (dynasts) will be recovered.

Rafale Deal: In tweet, Amit Shah questions Rahul Gandhi's IQ

30 Aug 2018

Karnataka
Rafale Deal: In tweet, Amit Shah questions Rahul Gandhi's IQ

BJP President Amit Shah took a dig at his Congress counterpart Rahul Gandhi saying the nation's IQ was higher than the latter's.

Rafale-deal: Slamming RaGa's 'poor understanding', Arun Jaitley asks 15 questions

29 Aug 2018

France
Rafale-deal: Slamming RaGa's 'poor understanding', Arun Jaitley asks 15 questions

In his first video interview after resuming charge as Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley has slammed Congress and Rahul Gandhi for their 'factually false' allegations about the Rafale deal.

Govt ignored defense procurement procedure in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

25 Aug 2018

India
Govt ignored defense procurement procedure in Rafale deal: Chidambaram

Stepping up attack on the government over the Rafale fighter jet issue, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today accused the Center of ignoring the defense procurement procedure and "bypassing" several committees to secure the deal.

Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister, after 3-month break

23 Aug 2018

India
Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister, after 3-month break

After a three-month-long hiatus following a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Arun Jaitley is finally ready to to take up the reins as the Finance and Corporate Affairs minister again.

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

22 Aug 2018

Pakistan News
Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

Rafale deal: Anil Ambani writes to RaGa, counters Rafale charges

21 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
Rafale deal: Anil Ambani writes to RaGa, counters Rafale charges

In a letter, Anil Ambani has written to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, he maintained that malicious actors with vested interests "misinformed, misdirected, and misled" the Indian National Congress on the controversial Rafale deal.

Jharkhand govt to include Vajpayee's life, thoughts in school curriculum

20 Aug 2018

Jharkhand
Jharkhand govt to include Vajpayee's life, thoughts in school curriculum

Jharkhand government decided to include life and thoughts of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the school curriculum, CM Raghubar Das said in Ranchi.

#PolicyExplainer: This govt scheme provides quality medicines at low cost

19 Aug 2018

India
#PolicyExplainer: This govt scheme provides quality medicines at low cost

Healthcare is one of India's biggest industries yet over 60% of people in the country lack access to modern healthcare, with the unavailability of affordable medicines being a major contributor.

'One nation, one poll' good idea, but not implementable: Nitish

14 Aug 2018

Bihar
'One nation, one poll' good idea, but not implementable: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that "one nation, one poll" was a good idea but not implementable in the forthcoming general elections.

#PolicyExplainer: This govt scheme provides quality medicines at low cost

14 Aug 2018

India
#PolicyExplainer: This govt scheme provides quality medicines at low cost

Healthcare is one of India's biggest industries yet over 60% of people in the country lack access to modern healthcare, with the unavailability of affordable medicines being a major contributor.

Opposition parties that helped Harivansh Singh win are hypocrites: Congress

13 Aug 2018

Odisha
Opposition parties that helped Harivansh Singh win are hypocrites: Congress

The Congress yesterday said the political parties that broke the opposition ranks to facilitate the victory of the NDA nominee in the election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman had exposed their hypocrisy.

Under NDA, imported apples, TVs and smartphones are getting costlier

13 Aug 2018

South Korea
Under NDA, imported apples, TVs and smartphones are getting costlier

The NDA government's import policy has undergone a marked change: customs duties have been hiked across categories, affecting more than 400 items.

Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

10 Aug 2018

Shashi Tharoor
Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

In an embarrassment to the ruling NDA, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged (deleted from records) PM Modi's remarks which he made on Thursday in the Upper House.

Now, TDP MP dresses as Adolf Hitler and reaches Parliament

09 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi
Now, TDP MP dresses as Adolf Hitler and reaches Parliament

Telugu Desam Party's MP Naramalli Sivaprasad came to the Parliament dressed as German dictator Adolf Hitler to support his demand of special category for Andhra Pradesh.

NDA candidate Harivansh wins Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman elections

09 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
NDA candidate Harivansh wins Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman elections

NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has won the elections of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman and defeated opponent BK Hariprasad.

Karunanidhi: 5 facts about Kalaignar, the sun of DMK

07 Aug 2018

Tamil Nadu
Karunanidhi: 5 facts about Kalaignar, the sun of DMK

DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at Chennai's Kauvery Hospital, sending his sea of followers across the country in deep mourning.

NDA allies in Bihar will cease to be politically-relevant: Congress

05 Aug 2018

Bihar
NDA allies in Bihar will cease to be politically-relevant: Congress

Parties like Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP will cease to be politically relevant in Bihar if they stay in alliance with BJP, Congress leader in-charge of the state Shaktisinh Gohil said.

17 opposition parties demand paper ballot in 2019

03 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
17 opposition parties demand paper ballot in 2019

More than a year after the Election Commission (EC) declared all elections will be held through EVMs, 17 opposition parties are demanding a return to the ballot paper system.

Delhi: Man climbs tower near Metro-Bhawan demanding special-status for AP

27 Jul 2018

Lok Sabha
Delhi: Man climbs tower near Metro-Bhawan demanding special-status for AP

A man today climbed a tower near the Metro Bhawan in Delhi demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

25 Jul 2018

India
Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

As the political controversy around Rafale Deal is widening, a report claims that NDA government got a better price than the previous UPA rule.

Mamata to visit Delhi to invite opposition-leaders for federal-front rally

24 Jul 2018

West Bengal
Mamata to visit Delhi to invite opposition-leaders for federal-front rally

In a bid to take on the BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha election, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will visit Delhi for three days from July 31 to personally invite opposition leaders to the "federal front" rally she plans to hold in January in Kolkata.

After Shah speaks about 'going solo', Uddhav Thackeray hits back

23 Jul 2018

Uddhav Thackeray
After Shah speaks about 'going solo', Uddhav Thackeray hits back

In what is another proof of 'frenemy' relationship between Shiv Sena and BJP, Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said his party was friends with the public, and not with a specific party.

After no-confidence motion, Congress mulls privilege motion against Sitharaman, Modi

23 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
After no-confidence motion, Congress mulls privilege motion against Sitharaman, Modi

Congress is likely to move a privilege motion in the Lok Sabha against Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the Rafale deal.

To Modi, with love: RaGa's iconic hug on Congress's poster

22 Jul 2018

Mumbai
To Modi, with love: RaGa's iconic hug on Congress's poster

The surprise (and headline-inducing) hug of Congress President Rahul Gandhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the speech in Lok Sabha on Friday has found a place on a poster of the grand old party in Mumbai.

RaGa's statement in LS on Rafale pricing 'childish': UP Minister

22 Jul 2018

Emmanuel Macron
RaGa's statement in LS on Rafale pricing 'childish': UP Minister

Uttar Pradesh Minister Srikant Sharma today termed Congress President Rahul Gandhi's statement on the pricing of fighter jet Rafale in the Lok Sabha during the no-trust motion against the NDA government as "childish".

#SabMileHueHain: Steps Opposition took to make Modi's "Road-to-2019" easier
#SabMileHueHain: Steps Opposition took to make Modi's "Road-to-2019" easier

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his speech in the Lok Sabha on Friday, most TV sets flashed how it was the beginning of 2019's campaign.

Didi believes TMC will win all Lok-Sabha seats in WB

21 Jul 2018

West Bengal
Didi believes TMC will win all Lok-Sabha seats in WB

Claiming that the TMC would win all the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in the next general elections, WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at a Kolkata rally, said the party would oust the BJP to save the country.

#NoConfidenceMotion: PM assures development, welfare of people of Andhra Pradesh

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
#NoConfidenceMotion: PM assures development, welfare of people of Andhra Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the people of Andhra Pradesh that they will not be left behind and the government will ensure their welfare and development.

PM Modi wins trust-vote but RaGa dubs his speech 'weak'

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
PM Modi wins trust-vote but RaGa dubs his speech 'weak'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha on Friday.

#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement

20 Jul 2018

Emmanuel Macron
#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reportedly denied France's statement regarding the Rafale Deal and said he stands by his statements.

Here's what Priya Varrier thinks about RaGa's wink in Parliament

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi
Here's what Priya Varrier thinks about RaGa's wink in Parliament

Actress Priya Varrier, whose wink in 'Oru Adaar Love' made her an overnight Internet sensation has expressed what she felt about Congress President Rahul Gandhi winking in the Lok Sabha today.

Did you notice PM Modi patting RaGa's back after hug?

20 Jul 2018

Shashi Tharoor
Did you notice PM Modi patting RaGa's back after hug?

A no-confidence motion against the NDA sort of added energy to Indian politics. While eyes were set on Congress President Rahul Gandhi's speech, his ending to it took the cake.

No-confidence motion: RaGa attacks Modi's 'jumla' in speech

20 Jul 2018

Emmanuel Macron
No-confidence motion: RaGa attacks Modi's 'jumla' in speech

Attacking the NDA regime in Lok Sabha, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said India became a victim of 'jumla-strike' which he referred to as a 21st-century weapon.

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