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01 Aug 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Two years after Unnao rape, BJP expels MLA Kuldeep Sengar
The BJP whose pet slogan is "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhaao" finally expelled rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the party on Thursday.
31 Jul 2019Karnataka
Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition
On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.
30 Jul 2019Muslims
#TripleTalaqBill: Rajya Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'
The Rajya Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, which is popularly referred to as the Triple Talaq Bill, on Tuesday.
29 Jul 2019Lok Sabha
#DidiKeBolo: WB CM Mamata Banerjee launches TMC's massive outreach program
West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo, Mamata Banerjee, unveiled a massive outreach program called "Didi Ke Bolo (Tell Didi)" in Kolkata on Monday.
29 Jul 2019Samajwadi Party
Azam Khan apologizes for sexist remarks, but Rama Devi unconvinced
On Monday, Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan apologized for his sexist comments, which he made against BJP MP Rama Devi last week in Lok Sabha.
29 Jul 2019Karnataka
Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote
BJP's BS Yediyurappa won the trust vote on Monday, days after he took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister.
Karnataka: Rebel MLAs to approach Supreme Court against disqualification
Following his disqualification from the Karnataka Assembly, rebel JD(S) MLA AH Vishwanath said he and other disqualified lawmakers will approach the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge their disqualification which was "against the law".
28 Jul 2019Maharashtra
Sharad Pawar blames BJP for defection of NCP leaders
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Sunday blamed BJP for the defection of three of his party leaders within a week and also blamed Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for the crisis.
28 Jul 2019Shashi Tharoor
Lack of clarity at the top hurting Congress: Shashi Tharoor
Senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP, Shashi Tharoor, said that lack of clarity on leadership following Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the party.
Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka
BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.
Karnataka Speaker disqualifies 14 rebel MLAs ahead of BJP's floor-test
Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh has disqualified 14 rebel MLAs - 11 lawmakers from Congress and three from HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal (Secular) - on Sunday.
27 Jul 2019Samajwadi Party
Won't forgive Azam Khan even if he apologizes: Rama Devi
BJP MP Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the sexist remark by Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan earlier this week, said she won't be able to forgive Khan even if he apologizes.
27 Jul 2019Karnataka
When Amit Shah called up Yediyurappa at midnight, gave nod
In Karnataka, the Congress-JD(S) coalition collapsed on Tuesday evening, putting a halt on the crisis which had been going on for weeks.
BJP's Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka's CM for fourth time
BS Yediyurappa took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister at the Raj Bhavan for the fourth time on Friday.
26 Jul 2019Samajwadi Party
'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm
BS Yeddyurappa, whose last stint as Karnataka's Chief Minister lasted less than three days, will now take oath at 6 PM on Friday.
Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs
The political crisis in Karnataka, which was sparked due to a slew of resignations, took a new twist on Thursday after speaker KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs.
25 Jul 2019Jitendra Singh
RTI Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha amid Opposition protests
The Rajya Sabha has cleared the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the RTI Act, 2005, despite the Opposition's objections on Thursday.
25 Jul 2019Ravi Shankar Prasad
Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7
After rounds of deliberation, the government has decided to extend the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament till August 7, considering a plethora of pending bills in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
25 Jul 2019Samajwadi Party
Ankhon mein ankhein: Azam Khan makes sexist comment in LS
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who is known for his controversial statements, sparked another uproar in the Lok Sabha on Thursday when he made a lewd comment against BJP MP Rama Devi, who was filling in for speaker Om Birla.
25 Jul 2019Muslims
#TripleTalaqBill: Lok Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'
The Lok Sabha has passed the Triple Talaq Bill amid protests from the Opposition on Thursday. The Bill seeks to ban the practice of instant "Triple Talaq" among Muslims.
25 Jul 2019Yogi Adityanath
Was the Sonbhadra massacre avoidable? If only Adityanath..
Last week, 10 tribals lost their lives in an Uttar Pradesh village, after henchmen of the village head killed them in broad daylight, putting Yogi Adityanath's government in line of fire.
25 Jul 2019Madhya Pradesh
MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill
In an interesting turn of events, two BJP MLAs, Sharad Kol, and Narayan Tripathi voted in favor of a Congress Bill in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday.
24 Jul 2019Sexual Harassment
Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment
At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".
24 Jul 2019Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill
On Wednesday, the Lok Sabha passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill popularly known as the Anti-Terrorism Bill.
24 Jul 2019Karnataka
14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM
BS Yeddyurappa, one of the tallest BJP's leaders in Karnataka, is all set to return on the Chief Minister chair, 14 months after he resigned without facing a trust vote in the Assembly.
23 Jul 2019Bihar
After Krishna avatar, Lalu Yadav's son dons Lord Shiva look
Former Bihar Health Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tej Pratap Yadav, (in)famous for his dress-ups and theatrics, donned the attire of Lord Shiva on Tuesday.
23 Jul 2019Karnataka
Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy loses trust vote, no longer CM
After a long day and longer debates, trust vote began in Karnataka Assembly, and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy failed to prove majority in the House. This means he will no longer be the CM, paving way for BJP to form the government.
23 Jul 2019India
Modi didn't ask Trump for mediation, says EAM in Parliament
US President Donald Trump's statement on Kashmir dispute created a furor in India, prompting Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to clarify Centre's stand in the Parliament.
23 Jul 2019Supreme Court Of India
Karnataka's drama continues, trust vote likely at 6 PM today
On Monday, the legislators of Karnataka Assembly debated for hours, but the trust vote couldn't reach conclusion, visibly miffing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar.
22 Jul 2019India
Right to Information (Amendment) Bill passed in Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha has passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the RTI Act, 2005 amid criticism from the Opposition on Monday.
22 Jul 2019Yogi Adityanath
Why Adityanath shouldn't blame previous governments for Sonbhadra violence
An unprecedented incident happened in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district last week. A land dispute turned violent after a village head ordered his henchmen to fire on tribals, killing 10 people.
22 Jul 2019India
Pune engineer wants to be next Congress President
Ever since Rahul Gandhi resigned as President of the Indian National Congress in May, the position has remained vacant.
22 Jul 2019Bhopal
Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker
Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".
22 Jul 2019Karnataka
#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today
Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.
22 Jul 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Kill the politicians who 'looted Kashmir', Governor Malik tells terrorists
In a hugely controversial statement, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said terrorists should kill "corrupt politicians who have looted the entire wealth" rather than murdering innocent people and security personnel.
22 Jul 2019Supreme Court Of India
#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today
As the Karnataka Assembly resumes on Monday, the tottering Congress-JD(S) alliance faces its final test.
21 Jul 2019India
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath blames Congress for Sonbhadra violence
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Sunday blamed the Congress for the shootout in the state's Sonbhadra district over a land dispute in which 10 tribal farmers were murdered on July 17.
21 Jul 2019West Bengal
Mamata Banerjee to launch poll campaign at Martyrs' Day rally
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is likely to launch the Trinamool Congress's poll campaign for the 2021 Assembly elections in the state at its mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata on Sunday.
20 Jul 2019Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi challenged, Allahabad HC issues notice
On Friday, the Allahabad High Court issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection to a plea challenging his election from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.