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24 Jan 2018India
Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to five-year jail in third case
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convicted in a third fodder scam case, in which former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra has also been convicted.
24 Jan 2018Narendra Modi
Shiv Sena demands clarification from Modi over Pravin Togadia's claim
In a strongly worded editorial in Samaana, the Shiv Sena sought clarifications from PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah over VHP chief Pravin Togadia's claim.
23 Jan 2018India
CPI(M) considering impeachment motion against CJI
Forgetting the crisis within their own party, CPI(M) wants to blow out fires elsewhere. Claiming that the crisis among the SC judges is far from over, CPI(M) is in talks with other opposition parties to bring an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra during Budget session.
23 Jan 2018Mumbai
Balasaheb Thackeray: Remembering the tiger on his 92nd birth anniversary
The charismatic and limelight-loving Balasaheb Thackeray was a "true-blue" celebrity.
23 Jan 2018Narendra Modi
Shiv Sena won't ally with BJP for upcoming polls
Shiv Sena has finally decided to go solo for the upcoming Assembly election poll and the 2019 Lok Sabha (LS) elections.
23 Jan 2018Bahujan Samaj Party
Prakash Karat v/s Sitaram Yechury: CPI(M) against tie-up with Congress
It seems the CPI(M) is headed for a major face-off between the factions of party chief Sitaram Yechury and his predecessor Prakash Karat. They will battle it out at the party's conclave in Hyderabad.
22 Jan 2018Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal: EC is acting like BJP's political stooge
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal attacked the Centre's BJP-led NDA government for harassing his government. This was in reaction to President Ram Nath Kovind ordering the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs based on the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation.
#Budget2018: Modi government's last full-budget to focus on "Connecting India"
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is gearing up to present the Budget 2018-19 on 1 February; Budget-related proceedings were also formally kicked off earlier.
21 Jan 2018Odisha
Odisha police freeze bank accounts of rich Odisha MLA
Police in Keonjhar district, Odisha, have frozen the bank accounts of Sanatan Mahakud, one of the richest MLAs in Odisha.
21 Jan 2018Delhi
Big blow to AAP: 20 MLAs disqualified over 'office-of-profit'
In a big blow to AAP, President Ram Nath Kovind approved the disqualification of 20 MLAs for holding 'office of profit,' two days after the EC's recommendation.
Budget-2018 process begins with 'Halwa Ceremony': Here's all about it
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has officially kicked off the Union Budget 2018-19 process by performing the traditional pre-Budget "Halwa Ceremony" ahead of the Budget presentation on 1 February. This marked the inauguration of formal printing of all Budget-related documents.
21 Jan 2018Delhi
Sheila Dixit: Had lot of differences with Manmohan Singh's government
In the coming days, Congress may have to put out many fires. Earlier, former-telecom minister A Raja slammed them for not supporting him during 2G scam. Now, former-Delhi CM Sheila Dixit has made some explosive revelations in her autobiography "Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life."
Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong
Minister of State, in the Human Resource Development (HRD), Satyapal Singh doesn't want Charles Darwin's "theory of evolution" to be taught in schools. But, why is that? Amusingly, he claims that since our ancestors haven't mentioned that they saw an ape turn into a man, the theory is scientifically wrong.
CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will hear PILs seeking independent probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.
20 Jan 2018Delhi
The 31-year-old lawyer behind disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs
AAP is in serious trouble: 20 of its MLAs are in the dock for holding "office of profit."
Modi on "hugplomacy": I'm a common man, don't know protocols
Apart from PM Modi's speeches, his "jhappis" with world leaders have been titillating the Congress.
20 Jan 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Raja slams Vinod Rai, media, BJP in his new book
After being exonerated in the 2G scam case, ex-telecom minister A Raja has made explosive claims against former CAG Vinod Rai and the ruling BJP. This is all part of a tell-all book 'The 2G Saga Unfolds'. This book was released on January 19.
19 Jan 2018Delhi
EC recommended disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding "office-of-profit"
Controversies and AAP have been synonymous ever since.
18 Jan 2018Meghalaya
Election Commission announces Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura poll dates
The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates for elections of the Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assemblies today.
18 Jan 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Kamal Haasan to announce political party on February 21
For a long time now, TN politics has been exciting. Earlier, superstar Rajinikanth announced his highly-anticipated political entry.
17 Jan 2018India
Union Budget will probably tackle rural distress and unemployment
Next month, the NDA government will announce its last full-fledged budget. They signaled that it would resolve major issues plaguing the economy. These include rural distress, unemployment and reviving private investments.
17 Jan 2018Shivraj Singh Chouhan
MP CM Shivraj Chouhan hits man, BJP defends as "reflex"
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is no stranger to controversies. He is making headlines again, this time for purportedly slapping a man during a roadshow yesterday.
16 Jan 2018Narendra Modi
Amethi: Rahul Gandhi hears public grievances in "Janata Darbar"
On the second day of his visit to Amethi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi conducted a "janata darbar" at the Munshirganj guest house in his parliamentary constituency, Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.
15 Jan 2018Narendra Modi
Posters of Rahul as Lord Ram, Modi as Raavan sprung-up
Rahul Gandhi is visiting his constituency Amethi for the first time as Congress president.
15 Jan 2018Delhi
Former union minister Raghunath Jha dead
Former Union Minister Raghunath Jha died yesterday due to a kidney ailment. He was 78.
14 Jan 2018India
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over proposed passport changes
Congress President Rahul Gandhi slammed the Modi government after the Centre suggested that passports may no longer serve as valid address proofs.
14 Jan 2018Lucknow
Shell out Rs. 50,000 to meet Mayawati on her birthday
Do you by any chance harbor dreams of meeting Mayawati? Luckily, BSP has made arrangements. Shell out Rs. 50,000 and wish her personally on her 62nd birthday.
13 Jan 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Lalu's complaint "Being treated like a common prisoner"
Many Indian politicians would be qualified for the "narcissistic" title. From Mayawati's statue obsession and Jayalalithaa's devi-like demeanor to NT Rama Rao's delusional theatrics, masses have witnessed interesting moments. However, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav takes the cake.
12 Jan 2018India
EC may announce dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland polls
The poll season is upon us again. The Election Commission of India will probably announce the polling schedule for assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland today.
12 Jan 2018Mumbai
Gadkari: Won't give an inch of South Mumbai to Navy
Shipping and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari bamboozled everyone with his recent remarks. He claimed that he "won't give an inch of land" to the Indian Navy in South Mumbai for staff-quarters. Instead, he asked them to go and patrol the Pakistan border.
12 Jan 2018Karnataka
Now, Congress and BJP fight it out in Karnataka
After Gujarat and Himachal polls are done and dusted, the action has now moved to Karnataka.
11 Jan 2018India
Yogi's 'Dabangg' UP: 921 encounters, 33 deaths in 10 months
After Yogi's ascent as CM, UP police officials have become truly "Dabangg." They might as well give Chulbul Pandey a run for his money.
11 Jan 2018India
Triple talaq Bill: Centre now considers the ordinance route
The instant triple talaq issue has placed government in a bind. They have had to consider legal perspective and religious sentiment to reach an appropriate policy response.
11 Jan 2018Yogi Adityanath
Akhilesh Yadav: Alliance with Congress is a waste of time
It seems former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav has taken his 2017 assembly polls' loss quite hard. The SP chief had teamed up with Congress for the polls.
10 Jan 2018Supreme Court Of India
1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe
Even after three decades, justice has still not been served in the 1984 Sikh riots. It was one of the largest persecutions of Sikhs, who were massacred in retribution for PM Indira Gandhi's assassination by her Sikh bodyguards.
09 Jan 2018Haryana
Khattar-government spends Rs. 3.8L on 10 copies of Bhagavad Gita
Move over 2G and Coalgate, we have a new scam in making - the "Gita scam."
09 Jan 2018Delhi
Jignesh Mevani holds "Hunkar Rally" in Delhi despite no permission
After being elected Gujarat MLA, Jignesh Mevani has hit the ground running. His speech on the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon violence whipped up a furore, prompting an FIR. A Mumbai event where he was to address youngsters was cancelled.
09 Jan 2018India
AAP's journey: From common man's party to just another party
Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent and truth-inspired Satyagraha freed us from the Britishers. About 60 years later, a similar non-violent pan-India movement tried liberating us of corruption.
09 Jan 2018India
Before 2019 polls, will government lure middle-class with tax sops?
In its final budget before 2019's general elections, the NDA government will probably woo the middle class with tax sops. The middle class has traditionally been NDA's main voter-base.