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02 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
PM video calls CMs, promotes staggered relaxation after lockdown ends
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a video conference with Chief Ministers of all states, where the coronavirus pandemic and underway nationwide lockdown were discussed.
01 Apr 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
'Hollow, unacceptable,' J&K politicians slam new domicile rule
The Centre has redefined the domicile laws in Jammu and Kashmir. Under the new regulations, a person who has resided in the Union Territory for over 15 years can be a domicile.
24 Mar 2020Jammu And Kashmir
Omar Abdullah, in detention since August, released; speaks on coronavirus
More than seven months after he was detained, former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, was released on Tuesday.
23 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM
Bharatiya Janata Party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday evening.
23 Mar 2020India
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis
With coronavirus positive cases continuing to rise across India, the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Monday after the Finance Bill, 2020, was passed without discussion.
21 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
21 Mar 2020Uttar Pradesh
Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs
Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.
20 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister Kamal Nath resigns before floor test
Congress leader Kamal Nath resigned as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, hours before his government was to take a floor test, ordered by the Supreme Court.
20 Mar 2020Supreme Court Of India
Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations
In what brings nothing but bad news for Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, Speaker NP Prajapati accepted the resignations of 16 MLAs, who have been putting up in Bengaluru since March 9, late on Thursday night.
18 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes
During a hearing in the Supreme Court on the plea filed by BJP seeking a floor test in Madhya Pradesh immediately, Congress said the trust vote should be delayed till by-polls are held, a request that the saffron party opposed.
18 Mar 2020Karnataka
Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows
The political drama of Madhya Pradesh reached Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, this morning when senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh staged a sit-in protest outside a luxury hotel where rebel MLAs are staying.
17 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC sends notice to Kamal Nath
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in connection to the plea filed by the opposition BJP demanding a floor test. The matter will be heard tomorrow at 10:30 am.
17 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident
Both Congress, which is governing Madhya Pradesh for the last 15 months, and BJP, which ruled the state for 15 years before December 2018, are confident they have the numbers to run the Assembly.
MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.
Coronavirus: MP Assembly adjourned, BJP moves SC demanding floor test
In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned till March 26 on Monday, the first day of the Budget session.
Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal
The crisis in Madhya Pradesh is poised for another twist today as Speaker NP Prajapati hasn't given a confirmation on floor test, that would determine if Chief Minister Kamal Nath's government is in majority.
15 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal
The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.
14 Mar 2020Supreme Court Of India
'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months
A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.
13 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
13 Mar 2020Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months
A little over seven months later, National Conference's senior leader Farooq Abdullah was released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday.
13 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
After he joins BJP, forgery case against Jyotiraditya Scindia re-opens
A forgery case, pertaining to the sale of 6,000 sq feet of land, was reopened against newly-inducted BJP member Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday, merely a day after he joined the saffron party severing his ties with the Congress.
12 Mar 2020Tamil Nadu
Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM
Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.
11 Mar 2020Intelligence Bureau
Meenakshi Lekhi says Delhi violence was in making for months
Days after violence rocked Northeast Delhi killing more than 50 people and injuring nearly 200, the riots were discussed in the Parliament with both Congress and BJP attacking one another.
11 Mar 2020Narendra Modi
Congress living in denial: Jyotiraditya Scindia after joining BJP
Leaving his party of 18 years, former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday and soon launched a scathing attack on Congress.
As expected, Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP after exiting Congress
A day after he sent his resignation letter to interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former Union Minister and four-time parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia joined the BJP on Wednesday in presence of party president JP Nadda.
Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?
Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.
Political crisis in Madhya Pradesh deepens; Congress, BJP guard leaders
The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is facing its biggest crisis after 22 legislators, including six ministers, tendered their resignations.
10 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?
In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.
10 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
10 Mar 2020Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh CM to rejig Cabinet as Ministers resign
The Madhya Pradesh government seems to be in peril after 19 MLAs tendered their resignation.
09 Mar 2020Jammu And Kashmir
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
09 Mar 2020Bihar
This London-based woman is running for CM in Bihar elections
On Sunday, International Women's Day, newspapers across Bihar were plastered with advertisements for a new woman-led political party, Plurals.
06 Mar 2020India
In op-ed, Manmohan Singh talks about coronavirus, communal tensions, economy
India is battling self-inflicted pain of communal tensions, sinking economy, and now has to deal with coronavirus too, former Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh wrote in an opinion piece on Friday, asking his successor Narendra Modi to act fast.
06 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
MP: Congress MLA resigns, increases woes of CM Kamal Nath
Congress took a sigh of relief in Madhya Pradesh, thinking the worst was over as six MLAs, whom it claimed were "poached" by the BJP, returned home.
05 Mar 2020Lok Sabha
Inappropriate behavior gets seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha
BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi, who was presiding the Lok Sabha on Thursday, suspended seven Congress MPs after they created a ruckus while demanding the resignation of Hanuman Beniwal, a member of BJP ally RLP.
04 Mar 2020Madhya Pradesh
#OperationLotus: MLAs in hotel, Congress in Madhya Pradesh faces crisis
In what marks the beginning of "resort politics" in Madhya Pradesh, at least four MLAs of the Congress are sequestered at a hotel in Gurugram threatening the survival of Chief Minister Kamal Nath's government, that won the state in December 2018.
03 Mar 2020Narendra Modi
Government willing to discuss Delhi violence after Holi: Om Birla
Though tensions are simmering in the National Capital after last week's violence, the Centre is not ready to have an open discussion about it in the Parliament. This was made amply clear on Tuesday when Speaker Om Birla said the government will address the issues after Holi, March 10.
03 Mar 2020Karnataka
According to BJP leader, 'gaumutra' and 'gobar' can cure coronavirus
While the world is yet to figure out how to curtail the menace of coronavirus, a BJP leader seems to have cracked it.
02 Mar 2020Narendra Modi
Delhi riots dominate Parliament, leaders lose cool; both Houses adjourned
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day after opposition raised the issue of the Delhi riots on Monday. The Budget session of the Parliament resumed today and will continue till April 3.
02 Mar 2020Muslims
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims
Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.