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27 Sep 2020Maharashtra
We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis
Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.
27 Sep 2020Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)
Akalis leave NDA; Sukhbir urges parties to unite against Centre
Sukhbir Singh Badal, the President of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), wants all political parties and farmer organizations to protest against the BJP-led Centre and force it to roll back three controversial farm Bills, that have triggered agitation.
26 Sep 2020Vasundhara Raje
In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.
26 Sep 2020Bihar
Female education, storm drains: Nitish Kumar unveils 7-point election plan
With the Bihar elections about a month away, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has unveiled his seven-point plan in his hopes to return to power.
25 Sep 2020Bihar
Three-phased polls for Bihar, results on November 10
Bihar will vote in three phases and the results will be declared on November 10, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora declared on Friday. With this announcement, the Model Code of Conduct came into effect.
24 Sep 2020Manish Sisodia
Manish Sisodia, admitted to hospital with COVID-19, diagnosed with dengue
The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, was on Thursday diagnosed with dengue.
24 Sep 2020Karnataka
Congress MLA B Narayan Rao dies of severe coronavirus-linked complications
B Narayan Rao, a Congress MLA from Karnataka, passed away on Thursday at a private hospital, after testing positive for coronavirus earlier.
24 Sep 2020India
Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, who was the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir, has claimed Kashmiris would rather be ruled by the Chinese than the Indian government, a remark that will certainly spark a political slugfest.
24 Sep 2020Karnataka
Union Minister Suresh Angadi dies of coronavirus, PM expresses condolences
In a terrible piece of news, Union Minister Suresh Angadi died of coronavirus last evening, nearly two weeks after he tested positive for the highly-contagious disease.
23 Sep 2020Lok Sabha
Rajya Sabha passes 3 labor code bills amid Opposition boycott
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three of the four labor code bills, even as the Opposition continued its boycott of the Parliament.
22 Sep 2020Lok Sabha
Opposition boycotts Lok Sabha over suspended MPs, farm bills
The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.
22 Sep 2020Ghulam Nabi Azad
MPs end 'dharna,' opposition boycotts RS till demands are met
Eight suspended MPs of the House of Elders ended their 'dharna' on Tuesday and joined the opposition in its decision to boycott the Rajya Sabha till three demands are met.
22 Sep 2020Shashi Tharoor
Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture
Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.
21 Sep 2020Shiv Sena
Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'
After a stormy session yesterday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed pandemonium again today after eight MPs, who were suspended for their unruly behavior, refused to leave the House.
21 Sep 2020Venkaiah Naidu
Eight Rajya Sabha MPs suspended; resolution against Deputy Chairman junked
After trying to stall the passage of two out of the three Agriculture Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the opposition moved an unprecedented resolution, seeking the removal of Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.
20 Sep 2020Trinamool Congress
Rajya Sabha passes farm bills amid Opposition protests; House adjourned
The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the controversial farm bills amid protests by the Opposition. The Upper House has now been adjourned until 9 am on Monday.
Bills sparked protests; Modi blamed 'misinformation campaign'
Farmers fear the legislation would keep them from availing a Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Intense protests have been staged, particularly in the states of Punjab and Haryana, in opposition to the bill.
20 Sep 2020Farmers
Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.
19 Sep 2020Lok Sabha
Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?
The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.
19 Sep 2020Venkaiah Naidu
As coronavirus cases rise, Monsoon Session could be cut short
The Monsoon Session, being held in the shadow of coronavirus, may be cut short as there's a palpable fear about a rise in infections.
19 Sep 2020Punjab
Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.
18 Sep 2020Bihar
Don't be misled: Modi tells farmers, amid agriculture Bills' criticism
With three agriculture Bills taking the shape of a new controversy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged farmers to not be misled and assured that they would not be treated unfairly.
18 Sep 2020Haryana
After Harsimrat's resignation, now Dushyant Chautala faces heat, meets Khattar
The resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a member of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), over farm laws has now sparked tensions in Haryana, another state governed by BJP. In the state, JJP's Dushyant Chautala is facing ire, with a call for his resignation growing louder.
17 Sep 2020Narendra Modi
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns over Centre's farm bills
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet on Thursday.
17 Sep 2020India
Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the Rajya Sabha on the pertaining border dispute with China, declaring that no global power can prohibit Indian troops from patrolling in the traditional areas.
17 Sep 2020Punjab
Will Harsimrat Badal leave Modi's Cabinet over farm Bills?
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), which is at loggerheads with ally BJP over three farm Bills, is pondering over another key matter, pertaining to the resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
16 Sep 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee
Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.
15 Sep 2020Lok Sabha
"Conspiracy to defame film industry": Jaya Bachchan slams Ravi Kishan
Samajwadi Party MP and veteran actor Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday gave a zero hour notice in the Rajya Sabha to discuss an alleged "conspiracy to defame film industry."
15 Sep 2020Yogi Adityanath
How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum
The under-construction Mughal museum in Uttar Pradesh city Agra will be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on orders of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his office said in a statement on Monday.
14 Sep 2020Shiv Sena
17 Lok Sabha MPs test coronavirus-positive as Monsoon Session begins
On the day the Monsoon Session of the Parliament began amid a raging coronavirus crisis, a record 17 Lok Sabha MPs, most belonging to the ruling BJP, tested positive for the highly-contagious disease.
14 Sep 2020Lok Sabha
Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session
On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar over various issues, from the removal of question hour to the rise in coronavirus numbers and a comment by Trinamool Congress leader Sougata Roy on Finance Minister.
14 Sep 2020Narendra Modi
Amid coronavirus crisis, Monsoon Session begins with unprecedented precautions
The 18-day-long Monsoon Session of the Indian Parliament began on September 14, Monday, with unprecedented precautions, amid the raging coronavirus health crisis.
13 Sep 2020Bihar
Bihar: Modi praises Nitish Kumar's governance; says it must continue
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "good governance" in the state.
13 Sep 2020Narendra Modi
Amid tussle with Sena leaders, Kangana meets Maharashtra Governor
Actor Kangana Ranaut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at the Raj Bhavan on Sunday evening. Her sister Rangoli Chandel was also present at the meet.
13 Sep 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh dies during treatment for post-COVID complications
Former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh passed away at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, on Sunday morning.
13 Sep 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Amit Shah, recently discharged after COVID-19 treatment, admitted to AIIMS
Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, late Saturday night, multiple reports stated.
12 Sep 2020Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi heads abroad for health check-up
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son and party leader Rahul Gandhi will reportedly not attend the first part of the Parliament session, which starts on Monday.
12 Sep 2020Maharashtra
Why Kangana Ranaut got Y-plus security? Union Minister explains
Actor Kangana Ranaut, whose Y-plus category security cover ignited criticism about the misuse of taxpayers' money, was given the special treatment on request of her father, said MoS (Home), G Kishan Reddy, on Friday.
12 Sep 2020Sonia Gandhi
In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains
Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.
11 Sep 2020West Bengal
Sushant for Bihar-polls, Rhea for Bengal? Parties evoke regional cards
In poll-bound Bihar, the sensational Sushant Singh Rajput death case became a simmering issue, with the ruling NDA milking the tragedy to score political points.