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20 Jun 2017Punjab
Punjab: Free education for girls from nursery to PhD
The Punjab government announced a slew of social welfare measures for various groups. A major step was towards women empowerment: girls will now get free education in government institutions from nursery to PhD.
19 Jun 2017Tamil Nadu
Rajinikanth will enter politics: HKM leader Arjun Sampath
Superstar Rajinikanth will enter politics claimed Arjun Sampath, the Founder and State President of Hindu Makkal Katchi party.
19 Jun 2017Delhi Police
CBI raids Satyender Jain's premises in alleged money laundering case
The CBI raided the premises of Health Minister Satyender Jain in connection with alleged money laundering.
19 Jun 2017Amarnath Yatra
Calling 'terror threat' a bluff, Geelani welcomes Amarnath yatris
Calling the terror threats to be presumptuous lie, Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani called out to all the Amarnath yatris thereby welcoming them to the state. The Hurriyat leader further stated that the devouts were the state's revered guests.
19 Jun 2017Supreme Court Of India
High-level corruption in judiciary for rape accused Gayatri Prajapati's bail
It has now emerged that bail granted to former UP minister Gayatri Prajapati in a rape case is part of a deep conspiracy involving senior judges.
19 Jun 2017India
Presidential election: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP candidate
In a rather unexpected move, the BJP has chosen Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind as their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election.
18 Jun 2017Delhi Police
Cash for votes: EC directs FIR against TN CM Palaniswami
The Election Commission ordered an FIR against Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister Palaniswami in connection to the RK Nagar by-election bribery case.
18 Jun 2017Mumbai
Shimla municipal polls: BJP plants its flag in the hills
Following its victories in Mumbai and Delhi municipal polls, BJP has now emerged the single largest party in the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) polls, winning 17 out of 34 seats and is inching closer to majority.
18 Jun 2017India
President Mukherjee rejects two more mercy petitions, totalling 30
As President Pranab Mukherjee prepares to retire from office in a month, he is considering the final mercy petitions before him.
17 Jun 2017Delhi
Posters branding Kumar Vishwas 'traitor' surfaces at Delhi's AAP office
Controversies surrounding Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) refuse to settle and the latest is the posters touting Kumar Vishwas a traitor which have surfaced at the AAP's headquarters in Delhi.
17 Jun 2017Manohar Parrikar
Parrikar: Good food to soldiers in conflict zones 'not possible'
In a controversial comment, ex-Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar asked Goa Police to work like jawans, who sometimes don't get food due to "occupational hazards".
16 Jun 2017Mumbai
Mumbai all set to witness BJP's 'Chanakya Neeti'
Amid the brouhaha surrounding the Presidential election, Mumbai is all set to welcome Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah who is on a 3-day visit to the state.
16 Jun 2017Delhi
CBI raids Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's residence
A CBI team reached Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's house at noon on June 16.
16 Jun 2017India
Could 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan be India's next president?
In the lack of confirmation from the BJP, there have been several names doing the rounds as the possible presidential candidate of the NDA.
15 Jun 2017Delhi
AAP fined Rs. 27L for 'unauthorized occupation' of party office
PWD has slapped a fine of Rs. 27L on AAP for "unauthorized occupation" of its party office.
15 Jun 2017India
Non-bailable warrant against Ramdev for "beheading" remark
A Rohtak court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Baba Ramdev for his infamous "beheading" remark.
14 Jun 2017Tamil Nadu
TN cash for MLA sting: Opposition DMK members detained
Opposition DMK leader MK Stalin was detained along with other party members after a ruckus was created in the Tamil Nadu Assembly over the cash for MLAs sting operation.
14 Jun 2017India
Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations
The EC has issued a notification for filing of nominations for the presidential polls, which will continue till June 28.
14 Jun 2017Bihar
Bihar minister Tej Pratap deploys government doctors for kin's treatment
The RJD is under fire after Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav recently deployed a government medical team to the family's Patna residence to treat a "family member".
14 Jun 2017India
Meerut- Congress district president removed for 'provocative' message about 'Pappu'
The Meerut district president of Congress, Vinay Pradhan, is in trouble for praising "Pappu".
12 Jun 2017West Bengal
Darjeeling bandh- Ten people detained over arson attempt
Ten people have been detained over arson in restive Darjeeling, where a month-long strike called by the GJM started today.
12 Jun 2017Manipur
Manipur Assembly passes resolution against Centre's cow sale ban
The Manipur assembly has passed a resolution against the Centre's recent ban on selling cows for trade, reported ANI.
12 Jun 2017India
Apology demanded from Sonia Gandhi after 'sadak ka gunda' comment
The Congress has landed itself in a controversy. After Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said India is ready for a "two and a half front war", party leader Sandeep Dikshit said he shouldn't talk like a "sadak ka gunda" (street thug).
12 Jun 2017Karnataka
Karnataka Bandh on June 12, but most services not hit
Pro-Kannada organizations called for a state-wide bandh on June 12 to press for several demands, including PM Narendra Modi's intervention in the Mahadayi river dispute, loan waivers for farmers, and a permanent solution for the regional water scarcity.
12 Jun 2017Maharashtra
Farmers' protests a boost for the opposition's anti-BJP strategy
Farmers might be dying in violent protests in different states, but the timing has come as an opportune moment for opposition parties.
11 Jun 2017West Bengal
GJM calls for month-long shutdown in Darjeeling Hills
After violent protests, the GJM has called for a month-long shutdown in Darjeeling starting June 12.
10 Jun 2017Chhattisgarh
Amit Shah's remarks on Mahatma Gandhi invite controversy
Taking a dig at Congress, BJP National President Amit Shah called Mahatma Gandhi "Chatur Baniya".
10 Jun 2017India
2019 Elections: What should BJP strategy be for Mission Kerala?
BJP President Amit Shah recently visited Kerala, attempting to woo voters and review the party's preparations ahead of the 2019 polls.
09 Jun 2017West Bengal
Cabinet meeting in Darjeeling marred by violence by Gorkhaland protesters
Even as West Bengal held its first cabinet meeting in Darjeeling in almost 45 years on June 8, bombs went off 200m away from the Raj Bhavan.
08 Jun 2017Narendra Modi
Before cow slaughter ban debate, Kerala Assembly feasts on beef
Kerala, continuing its protest against the Centre's cow slaughter ban, came up with an innovative mode of objection: a special assembly session began with a sumptuous breakfast which had many delicacies, including beef fry.
08 Jun 2017Delhi
Kapil Mishra gets security cover from Delhi Police
Delhi Police has granted security cover to sacked AAP leader Kapil Mishra after he reportedly received death threats.
07 Jun 2017India
Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission
President Pranab Mukherjee's term will end on July 24, paving the way for presidential polls, if needed, the Election Commission said.
06 Jun 2017Manipur
BJP's expansion plans in the northeast hit by beef policy
The BJP's expansion plans in the northeast have been hindered by one of their most controversial policies: beef ban.
06 Jun 2017Andhra Pradesh
Special status for Andhra Pradesh a right: Rahul Gandhi
Speaking at Guntur in AP recently, Rahul Gandhi stated that Special Category Status (SCS) was the state's right.
06 Jun 2017Narendra Modi
I am reading Upanishads, Gita to fight BJP-RSS: Rahul Gandhi
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi announced he is reading the Upanishads and the Bhagwad Gita to fight the BJP and the RSS.
05 Jun 2017Chennai
AIADMK's Dhinakaran out on bail; to resume party work
AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran, who is out of prison on bail, returned to Chennai sending the message he is still the party's boss and would resume the work.
04 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
BJP demands Sonia Gandhi's apology over booklet row
The BJP was quick to mount an attack on Congress for the booklet-blunder seeking an apology from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
04 Jun 2017Delhi
#EmptyDelhiCMO: Kejriwal to hire officers from outside Delhi
Kejriwal is now seeking officials from outside Delhi as many are set to leave the Delhi Secretariat.
04 Jun 2017India
CPI(M) suspends MP over "lavish lifestyle"
CPI(M) suspended Rajya Sabha member Ritabrata Banerjee from the party for three months for his "lavish lifestyle".
04 Jun 2017India
End of dynasty politics: On how Congress lost Goa
The electoral blows suffered by Congress with the coming of the Modi wave in 2014 and Rahul Gandhi's comedy of errors have forced us to wonder if the days of dynasty politics are over.