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07 Sep 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI summons Lalu and Tejaswi in Railways irregularities case
The CBI has summoned former Railways minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son Tejaswi Yadav separately on September 11 and 12, respectively.
07 Sep 2017Karnataka
BJP's mega rally in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa and senior leaders detained
Karnataka Police detained several BJP leaders, including state party chief BS Yeddyurappa, at a rally protesting the alleged murders of party functionaries. Permission was not granted for this rally.
07 Sep 2017Mamata Banerjee
Mamata and the Hindu right-wing are again at loggerheads
BJP President Amit Shah has been denied permission to host a rally at Netaji Indoor Stadium when he would visit West Bengal between September 11 and 13. This is on the heels of RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat being denied permission at Mahajati Sadan, a WB government-run auditorium.
06 Sep 2017Nitin Gadkari
Is Uma Bharti protesting her demotion with a padyatra?
Uma Bharti, who was shunted out of the water resources and Ganga rejuvenation portfolio, will be taking a padyatra along the Ganga next month.
06 Sep 2017Sasikala Natarajan
AIADMK politics: TN CM Palaniswami gets support of 111 MLAs
TN's opposition has been asking the AIADMK government to prove its majority. TTV Dhinakaran, Sasikala's nephew and head of AIADMK's another faction, has been claiming that he has sleeper MLAs within the party who will back him.
05 Sep 2017India
The challenges faced by India's new Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Of all surprises that Modi sprang at us during the cabinet reshuffle, appointing Nirmala Sitharaman defence minister was the biggest of them all.
05 Sep 2017India
Will the Goyal magic work on the Indian Railways?
On September 3, following the cabinet reshuffle, Piyush Goyal was appointed the new railway minister.
04 Sep 2017Arvind Kejriwal
Defamation case: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay
The Delhi HC has fined CM Arvind Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay in filing a reply on defamation suits filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
04 Sep 2017West Bengal
WB BJP president accuses Mamata of spoiling relations with neighbors
West Bengal state BJP president Dilip Ghosh has accused CM Mamata Banerjee of spoiling Bengal's relations with its neighboring states.
04 Sep 2017India
RK Singh: Former bureaucrat who challenged ministers now becomes one
In the Narendra Modi-led government's recent cabinet rejig, Raj Kumar Singh, a former bureaucrat, has been appointed the minister of power, and new and renewable energy.
Rajyavardhan Rathore: From Olympian to sports minister
Today's cabinet reshuffle has been interesting for several reasons. One of them is that for the first time, a sportsperson is heading the sports ministry.
Cabinet reshuffle: Interesting facts about the new ministers
In its third cabinet reshuffle, the Modi government has inducted nine new faces and promoted four Ministers of State to cabinet rank.
Nirmala Sitharaman, India's second female defense minister, after Indira
The highlight of the Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle is Nirmala Sitharaman.
Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways
After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.
Cabinet Reshuffle: Know the new faces
In a bid to fill vacancies and bring in fresh thoughts, the Modi government is set to induct nine new cabinet ministers on Sunday, right before PM Modi leaves for China to attend the 9th BRICS Summit.
Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?
PM Narendra Modi will reshuffle his cabinet on September 3. A dozen new faces are expected even as eight-nine current ministers have put in their papers.
Social Media: Congress enters BJP territory
The Congress seems to be taking a leaf from the BJP's book.
01 Sep 2017Telangana
Gorkhaland: GJM ends shutdown but only until the next talks
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has decided to end the 72-day shutdown in the Darjeeling hills.
01 Sep 2017India
Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations
The resignation of several ministers has set in motion a major reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government, sources said.
01 Sep 2017India
Criminals entering politics: Has it become normal?
As per the report from the Association of Democratic Reforms, 51 MPs and MLAs have been accused of crimes against women, which include alleged rape and abduction.
31 Aug 2017Mamata Banerjee
TMC: After nasbandi, Indira lost; after notebandi, BJP will lose
Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien called the BJP's demonetization drive a total disaster.
31 Aug 2017Gorakhpur
Why didn't govt save Hindu children?: Akhilesh Yadav on Gorakhpur
Politicians are known for saying statements that often don't make sense. Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav is the latest to enter that list.
31 Aug 2017Delhi
In LG-AAP battle, Delhi's flagship mohalla clinics suffer
The AAP government's ambitious mohalla clinics scheme in Delhi has not yet been able to come out of bureaucratic hurdles.
30 Aug 2017Haryana
Panchkula riots: We did a good job, says Haryana CM
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar seems to have given himself a clean chit in the Panchkula riots case.
30 Aug 2017Bihar
Will the Benami properties case be Lalu Prasad's undoing?
Yesterday, Lalu Prasad Yadav's family members were grilled by the Income Tax department in the benami properties and disproportionate assets case.
30 Aug 2017India
Patna HC upholds life sentence to Mohammad Shahabuddin in double-murder
The Patna HC has upheld life imprisonment to former RJD MLA Mohammad Shahabuddin in a double murder case.
29 Aug 2017India
Sharad Yadav's rebellion in JD(U): His reinvention or doom?
JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav has announced he still stands with the "Mahagathbandhan" despite Nitish Kumar's decision to break away. This came after JD(U) joined hands with the NDA .
28 Aug 2017Tamil Nadu
AIADMK decides to expel Sasikala, Dhinakaran from the party
AIADMK has decided to expel general secretary VK Sasikala in accordance with O Panneerselvam's conditions for a merger. All appointments made by her will be scrapped.
28 Aug 2017Vishwajit Rane
Bypolls: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji, AAP clinches Bawana in Delhi
Securing his position as Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar won the Panaji bypolls by 4,803 votes, defeating Congress' Girish Chodankar .
27 Aug 2017Bihar
Sharad Yadav, Akhilesh, Mamata, Congress attend Lalu's mega rally
Lalu Prasad Yadav's mega 'BJP Bhagao Desh Bachao' rally looked like a Mahagathbandhan rally with opposition displaying unity.
27 Aug 2017India
Cabinet re-shuffle in a fortnight: Difficult decisions await Modi-Shah duo
The last cabinet reshuffle before the 2019 elections would most likely happen in a fortnight.
26 Aug 2017Haryana
The Dera riots: Who's at fault for the violent rampage?
Thirty people have been killed and 250 injured in violence that broke out after Guru Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of sexual assault.
26 Aug 2017India
Ahead of crucial rallies, Rahul Gandhi leaves for Norway
In a move that has garnered attention, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is leaving for Oslo "for a few days" on the invitation of Norway's Foreign Affairs Ministry.
25 Aug 2017Delhi
Priyanka Gandhi down with dengue, shifted to hospital
Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, was admitted to hospital on August 23 after she developed fever.
25 Aug 2017Calcutta High Court
Mamata's moves: Is she anti-Hindu or are they political gimmicks?
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ordered that there will be no Durga idol immersion on Muharram (Oct 1) and in case of non-adherence, action will be taken.
24 Aug 2017Narendra Modi
How is Modi's MGNREGA different from UPA's?
Even after calling it a "living monument of UPA's failure," PM Narendra Modi continues with UPA's flagship scheme, MGNREGA.
23 Aug 2017Delhi
Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP
Assembly bypolls are underway for four seats: Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal, Delhi's Bawana, and Goa's Valpoi and Panaji.
22 Aug 2017Karnataka
Karnataka: Pre-poll survey pegs a Congress win with 120-132 seats
A survey conducted by C Fore has predicted a Congress win in Karnataka with 120-132 seats. According to its predictions, BJP will get 60-72 seats, and JD(S) 24-30.
22 Aug 2017Narendra Modi
Was the AIADMK merger orchestrated by the BJP?
AIADMK's months-long internal feud that ensued following Jayalalithaa's death ended yesterday with the O Panneerselvam (OPS) and Edapaddi Palanisami (EPS) factions joining hands.
22 Aug 2017India
Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29
In a rare instance, PM Modi is set to kick-start 9,500 road projects worth Rs. 27,000 crore in Rajasthan under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the state's own schemes.