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17 Apr 2017India
12% reservation in jobs, education for backward Muslims in Telangana
Telangana has passed a bill to increase reservation in educational institutes and jobs for backward Muslims to 12%.
17 Apr 2017Yogi Adityanath
No alliance needed for SP: Mulayam Singh
Contradicting Akhilesh Yadav's statements on the Samajwadi Party being open to forming a national coalition, Mulayam Singh Yadav said the Samajwadi Party did not need a coalition to win any election.
17 Apr 2017Delhi
Vishwas's video on corruption "shakes one deeply", says Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, in damage control mode, has described Kumar Vishwas's recent attack on the AAP government as a must-watch video that "shakes one deeply".
16 Apr 2017Himachal Pradesh
Himachal 70th anniversary: Virbhadra announces new unemployment scheme
Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday unveiled a new unemployment allowance scheme.
16 Apr 2017Delhi
AAP's Kumar Vishwas uploads scathing video on Twitter
Kumar Vishwas of the AAP, uploaded a scathing video on social media where he questioned the idea of citizens voting for politics over national interest.
15 Apr 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Srinagar by-polls: Farooq Abdullah wins by over 9000 votes
National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah has won the Srinagar by-polls with a margin of over 9000 votes, against Peoples Democratic Party's Nazir Ahmad Khan.
15 Apr 2017Ajay Maken
MCD polls: Maken, other Cong leaders allegedly selling tickets
In a hit for the Congress ahead of the Delhi civic elections, a party worker has alleged senior members were selling tickets.
15 Apr 2017Delhi
Kejriwal announces dedicated committee for SC/STs
After AAP lost Rajouri Garden in by-polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced an SC/ST committee, to be formed after the civic elections.
15 Apr 2017Yogi Adityanath
Akhilesh open to alliance with Mayawati?
Akhilesh Yadav, in his press conference, announced that SP is open to any alliance to fight BJP. He said that BJP had spread lies during the election-campaign.
15 Apr 2017Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal: Can tell you 10 ways to rig EVMs
AAP Chief & Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal claimed he, being an IIT engineer, can share ten ways to tamper with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).
14 Apr 2017Delhi
AAP's new campaign strategy: Highlighting positives and no criticizing Modi
Learning from its abysmal performances in the Goa and Punjab assembly polls last month and the humiliating defeat in the Rajouri Garden by-polls this week, AAP is gearing up to change its campaign strategy.
14 Apr 2017Yogi Adityanath
Yogi woos minorities: Formulates mass wedding scheme for poor girls
Latest addition to Yogi Adityanath's "Development for all agenda" in UP, the government has decided to facilitate mass weddings for girls from minority communities. Muslims, constituting 20% of the state's population are likely to benefit the most from it.
13 Apr 2017Mamata Banerjee
Police case, uproar in parliament over Yogesh Varshney's comments
A case has been filed against BJP youth wing leader Yogesh Varshney after Trinamool Congress (Aligarh district) President Ramphool Upadhyaya lodged a complaint against his 'behead Mamata' remarks.
13 Apr 2017India
Budget session concludes: Bills passed, disruptions and more
Parliament on Wednesday concluded its budget session, which passed landmark legislations including the four Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill and the Mental Healthcare bill.
13 Apr 2017India
Amarinder Singh: Won't meet Canada's "Khalistani sympathizer" minister Harjit Sajjan
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said he won't meet Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan during his expected visit to India later this month.
13 Apr 2017Delhi
BJP wins Rajouri Garden, Assam, Himachal; Congress leading in Karnataka
In assembly bypolls, BJP candidates have won in many constituencies and is leading at MP's Ater.
13 Apr 2017Politics
SYL dispute: SC urges early "amicable solution" between Punjab, Haryana
The Supreme Court has directed Punjab and Haryana govt. to find an "amicable solution" to the longstanding Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal dispute.
13 Apr 2017Karnataka
Bypolls: BJP leads in Delhi, Congress follows, AAP trails
Counting of votes is underway for bypolls in 10 assembly constituencies across eight states -Assam, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal.
12 Apr 2017Lucknow
Thakur case: Police to collect voice samples from Mulayam
Lucknow police is set to resume investigation on a criminal intimidation complaint filed by IPS Officer Amitabh Thakur against SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, post election duties.
IT raids top RSS leader's premises in Delhi
A firm owned by RSS Delhi state head Kulbhushan Ahuja is being investigated by the Income Tax department for alleged deposits of Rs. 17 crore in old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes after demonetization, reported The Indian Express.
12 Apr 2017India
BJP's three years: 'Take credit for good work', MPs told
Ahead of the BJP government's three-year anniversary on May 26, PM Narendra Modi has asked MPs to "take credit" for the good work done by the government, instead of directing all credit to him.
12 Apr 2017Narendra Modi
Ram Mandir: VHP confident Modi, Adityanath would ensure temple
VHP international joint general secretary Surendra Jain expressed confidence that PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath would come up with a certain way for the building of Ram Temple at Ayodhya.
Kejriwal asked to reimburse Rs. 97cr to Delhi Government
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief, Arvind Kejriwal, has been directed to repay the Rs. 97cr spent by his party for promotional advertisements.
Money Laundering: CBI's probe against Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain
A probe against Delhi's Health Minister, Satyendra Jain, has been initiated by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
11 Apr 2017Tamil Nadu
Should health disclosure be made mandatory in elections in India?
Recent events including the revelation on Sonia Gandhi's health and Jayalalithaa's untimely death in Tamil Nadu have triggered debate on whether an unhealthy candidate can ensure a sturdy democracy.
11 Apr 2017Politics
PM Modi's qualifications: Arrest warrant against Kejriwal over tweet
An Assam court has issued an arrest warrant for Arvind Kejriwal, after he failed to appear in a defamation case concerning a tweet on PM Narendra Modi's educational qualification.
11 Apr 2017Karnataka
EC defers Anantnag by-elections to 25th May
Following reports from the J&K administration as well as its Chief Electoral Officer that the Lok Sabha by-poll in Anantnag may be intervened by violent elements, the Election Commission adjourned the same to 25th May.
10 Apr 2017AIADMK
EC cancels RK Nagar by-polls over voter bribery, corruption
The Election Commission has cancelled the upcoming RK Nagar by-polls scheduled on April 12, quoting widespread bribing and corruption.
10 Apr 2017Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
EVM tampering: 'Dhritarashtra' EC wants 'Duryodhana' BJP to win
Maintaining his stand on alleged tampering of EVMs, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal equated the EC with 'Dhritarashtra', who wanted 'Duryodhana' BJP to win.
10 Apr 2017Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath bats for rainwater harvesting for all new houses
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure that plans of a house are approved only if it has provisions for a rainwater harvesting facility.
10 Apr 2017Karnataka
Srinagar by-polls marred by violence, 8 dead
The Srinagar Lok Sabha by-polls witnessed violence with 8 people having died after being fired at by the security forces.
09 Apr 2017India
Ministers asked to submit 5 major achievements by Modi govt
Just ahead of its third anniversary in power, the Modi government has asked all ministers to submit a list of five major achievements that they think have benefited people.
09 Apr 2017AIADMK
Tamil Nadu IT report may lead to by-poll being countermanded
After the Central Board of Direct Taxes submits its report, detailing the exploits from C Vijayabaskar's house, the R K Nagar by-election could get countermanded.
09 Apr 2017India
Parties liable to fulfill manifesto promises: Says, CJI
Chief Justice of India, Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday slammed political parties for making promises in their election manifestos that don't reflect socio-economic realities, as well as perpetrate caste politics. He added that political parties be held accountable for not keeping their promises.
08 Apr 2017Delhi
Shunglu Panel: L-G cancels allotment of office space to AAP
After the Shunglu panel red-flagged several decisions by the Arvind Kejriwal government, Delhi L-G Anil Baijal cancelled the office space allotted to AAP near ITO.
08 Apr 2017Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
EVM tampering: Inquiry team finds no anomalies
An inquiry team led by AP chief electoral officer Bhanwar Lal has found no evidence of tampering of EVMs used in a demonstration at Bhind.
07 Apr 2017Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath pushes for Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has reportedly directed officials to discuss issues related to Jewar International Airport in Greater Noida with the Centre.
07 Apr 2017India
Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad
ANI reported that Air India has lifted the flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after Sena members demanded the civil aviation ministry intervene in the matter.
07 Apr 2017AIADMK
TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar's premises raided by IT department
IT officials raided several premises of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and his relatives following allegations that he had distributed cash to voters in RK Nagar constituency, which is headed for a by-election.
07 Apr 2017Supreme Court Of India
Yogi Adityanath endorses the concept of Hindu Rashtra
In an interview on Doordarshan, Yogi Adityanath, the firebrand UP CM supported the Hindu Rashtra theory.