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06 Oct 2016Bihar
Rape victim questions Bihar government on release of RJD MLA
Raj Ballabh Yadav, an Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA from Nawada, Bihar was released on bail by the Patna HC on September 30.
06 Oct 2016Politics
Navjot Sidhu's Rajya Sabha seat goes to Roopa Ganguly
Office-bearer in BJP's West Bengal unit, Roopa Ganguly was nominated to the Rajya Sabha this Tuesday.
04 Oct 2016Politics
Telangana to include 4 more districts over proposed 27
The state of Telangana which was originally created with 10 districts, decided to add four more districts to the existing plan on reorganizing the region into 27 districts.
03 Oct 2016Maharashtra
Marches led by Marathas draw Raj Thackeray's support
Raj Thackeray, chief of Maharasthra Navnirman Sena, has praised the protest marches being taken out by the Marathas across the state of Maharashtra.
02 Oct 2016Punjab
Chhotepur floats his own party in Punjab
AAP Punjab's former convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur announced the formation of his new political party called the Apna Punjab Party.
30 Sep 2016Tamil Nadu
Amma running TN out of Apollo Hospital
As supporters of the AIADMK party gathered outside Apollo Hospital, the state bureaucracy is functioning smoothly with orders being sent out of the hospital.
28 Sep 2016Pakistan News
Pakistan Army Chief's tenure comes to a close
Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's Army-Chief's tenure will end in November 2016; his successor will be appointed by Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif.
26 Sep 2016Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Rahul Gandhi narrowly escapes shoe attack
While travelling in an open vehicle through the town of Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh today, Rahul Gandhi narrowly dodged a shoe.
26 Sep 2016Narendra Modi
PM Modi's outreach towards Muslims and Dalits
In BJP's National Council meeting on Sunday, PM Modi urged party cadres to focus on "social justice" by empowering the Dalit and Muslim communities.
26 Sep 2016BJP Government
Congress may be asked to vacate its Delhi headquarters
The BJP Government may propose that Congress empty its headquarters on 24 Akbar Road and three other bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi.
25 Sep 2016India
Fresh plea against Shahbuddin's bail plea in SC
The mother of three youth who were allegedly killed at the behest of Mohammed Shahabuddin has approached the Supreme Court with a fresh plea against his bail.
23 Sep 2016Politics
Somnath Bharti gets bail
AAP MLA Somnath Bharti was granted bail after he was arrested for roughing up security guards and damaging a fence at AIIMS.
23 Sep 2016Mulayam Singh Yadav
Will back Akhilesh in 2017: Shivpal
Samajwadi Party's UP State President Shivpal Yadav clarified that he would back Akhilesh Yadav for the 2017 elections, despite his supporters chanting his name for the Chief Ministerial post.
22 Sep 2016Politics
AAP MLA Somnath Bharti arrested for assault
Delhi Police arrested AAP MLA Somnath Bharti today for roughing up security guards at AIIMS hospital.
21 Sep 2016Delhi
Kejriwal in DCW FIR, points finger at Modi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name figured on the FIR lodged against the Delhi Commission for Women over alleged irregularities in appointments.
21 Sep 2016India
Narendra Modi's universal appeal remains undented
A survey by Pew Research Centre has concluded that even after two years of being in power, Narendra Modi is viewed favourably by a phenomenal 81 percent of the respondents.
21 Sep 2016India
Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval
India's position in the world has improved since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister in 2014, according to US-based Pew Research Center's recent annual opinion poll.
20 Sep 2016Delhi
FIR against DCW chief over appointments
The Anti Corruption Bureau filed an FIR against Delhi Commission for Women Chief Swati Maliwal for alleged irregularities in appointments of staff to the panel.
20 Sep 2016Mulayam Singh Yadav
Shivpal sacks pro-Akhilesh leaders, Amar Singh made National Secretary
Things continued to remain turbulent in the Samajwadi Party as Shivpal Yadav fired 7 pro-Akhilesh leaders from the party.
19 Sep 2016Supreme Court Of India
CM Pema Khandu finds Congress response humiliating
CM Pema Khandu thinks it doesn't make sense to stick to a party that doesn't give time to its own Chief Minister.
18 Sep 2016Mulayam Singh Yadav
Akhilesh reinstates Shivpal Yadav, appeals for calm
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reinstated his uncle Shivpal Yadav to all key portfolios barring one, and promised to support him as the SP's state-unit president.
18 Sep 2016India
AAP government indicted for misusing public funds on ads
An I&B ministry appointed Committee on Friday charged AAP government for misusing exchequer funds on advertisements, that violated Supreme Court guidelines.
17 Sep 2016Mulayam Singh Yadav
Mulayam Singh in damage control mode for SP
SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav stated categorically that as along as he was alive, the Samajwadi Party would not split.
17 Sep 2016Politics
Police probe 2 Kashmiri students in JNU sedition case
The special cell of Delhi Police has interrogated at least 3 Kashmiri youth, 2 of whom are students of JNU, for over 8 hours in connection with the sedition row.
16 Sep 2016Supreme Court Of India
Congress loses control over Arunachal Pradesh again
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu, along with 42 Congress lawmakers dramatically exited the Congress Party earlier today.
16 Sep 2016Mulayam Singh Yadav
Mulayam Singh rejects Shivpal Yadav's resignation
On Thursday, Shivpal Yadav quit from Akhilesh Yadav's cabinet and as SP party president, two days after his appointment.
16 Sep 2016India
Should convicted politicians be banned : SC asks government, EC
The Supreme Court has officially sought the viewpoints of the Modi government and the Election Commission regarding the lifetime ban on "convicted politicians after a quick trial which should end in a year."
15 Sep 2016Politics
Anti-Sikh riots: CBI files probe report against Tytler
The CBI has filed a probe report against Jagdish Tytler for his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
15 Sep 2016Mulayam Singh Yadav
Akhilesh calls Samajwadi Party infighting a 'political dispute'
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav denied reports of a family rift, stating that the 'political' dispute was with his uncle, Shivpal Yadav.
14 Sep 2016Narendra Modi
Government introduces automated system to manage negative press items
Modi government has decided to follow an 'automated system' which will focus on perception-management and will keep top-ministry officials on their toes.
13 Sep 2016Uttar Pradesh
Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party ahead of UP elections
According to reports, cricketer Praveen Kumar met Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav and decided to join Samajwadi Party.
12 Sep 2016Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
AAP releases Kisaan Manifesto for Punjab elections
The AAP released its 31 point Kisaan Manifesto, promising to continue the policies of free power, atta-dal, Shagun and pension schemes enacted by the SAD-BJP government.
12 Sep 2016Supreme Court Of India
SC to hear petition to stop funding J&K separatists
The Supreme Court agreed to listen to a petition seeking a legal injunction to the government to discontinue funding the security and other expenses of separatists in J&K.
11 Sep 2016Jawaharlal Nehru University
ABVP wins DU, Left takes JNU
The Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad has retained its stronghold of Delhi University, winning 3 out of the 4 central panel posts of DUSU.
10 Sep 2016Narendra Modi
Baba Ramdev: Terror in the name of Gau Raksha unnecessary
According to Ramdev Baba, it is essential to stop those who spread terror and unrest in the name of cow protection.
10 Sep 2016Jawaharlal Nehru University
Student union elections in Delhi University and JNU
Thousands of students across Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Delhi University (DU) voted to elect representatives for the student union on 9th Sep.
10 Sep 2016Odisha
Madhya Pradesh CM to launch Rs.10 thali for the poor
Following Jayalithaa and Navin Patnaik's footsteps, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is planning to launch a subsidized meal program for the poor, comprising of a 'filling' thali for Rs.10.
09 Sep 2016Assam
ULFA releases BJP minister's son
Sources have stated that the ULFA militants, who kidnapped the son of Assam BJP leader Ratnaswer Moran have released him.
09 Sep 2016Uttar Pradesh
Rahul Gandhi to visit Ayodhya
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is set to visit Ayodhya today, a move touted to be the first by any Nehru-Gandhi family member since 1992.
09 Sep 2016Delhi
Ashutosh: NCW should clear pending issues before starting new ones
AAP leader Ashutosh, who was summoned by the NCW after he controversially defended a rape accused minister met the commission and asked them why no action was taken against PM Modi in the 2009 snooping case.