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South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'

28 Apr 2022

India
South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Wednesday said that its mayor and the commissioner would take stock of the illegal structures in Jaitpur, Sarita Vihar, and Madanpur Khadar on Thursday.

Hate speech: Supreme Court pulls up Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh governments

26 Apr 2022

India
Hate speech: Supreme Court pulls up Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh governments

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the BJP-led Uttarakhand government to ensure Roorkee's upcoming "Dharam Sansad" doesn't turn into a "hate fest" targeting Muslims.

Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

18 Apr 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Monday hinted a cabinet reshuffle or expansion is likely to happen in the state.

Petition in SC over 'dangerous politics of bulldozers' targeting minorities

18 Apr 2022

India
Petition in SC over 'dangerous politics of bulldozers' targeting minorities

Islamic organization Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind (JUH) has petitioned the Supreme Court to prohibit using bulldozers to demolish houses of those suspected of involvement in criminal incidents and violence.

Karnataka: Tension in Mulbagal after Rama Shobha Yatra stone-pelting incident

09 Apr 2022

India
Karnataka: Tension in Mulbagal after Rama Shobha Yatra stone-pelting incident

Communal tensions erupted in Mulbagal town of Karnataka's Kolar district on Friday after stones were pelted at a Sri Rama Shobha Yatra procession—prompting the police to resort to lathi-charge.

Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM for second term

28 Mar 2022

Politics
Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM for second term

Pramod Sawant was sworn in as Goa's Chief Minister (CM) for a second consecutive term on Monday.

N Biren Singh named Manipur CM for second term

20 Mar 2022

Politics
N Biren Singh named Manipur CM for second term

Ten days after the state assembly election results were announced, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has named Nongthombam Biren Singh as Manipur's Chief Minister for a second term.

PM Modi tops list of world's most popular leaders

20 Mar 2022

Politics
PM Modi tops list of world's most popular leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the highest approval ratings this week among the thirteen world leaders surveyed by Morning Consult, a US-based global leader approval tracker.

All newly elected representatives sworn in as MLAs in Manipur

14 Mar 2022

Politics
All newly elected representatives sworn in as MLAs in Manipur

The newly elected representatives of the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly took oath at the Assembly hall on Monday.

Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

12 Mar 2022

Politics
Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

BJP leader and Goa CM Pramod Sawant tendered his resignation to Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at Raj Bhawan Saturday as the party prepared to form the government for a third consecutive time in the state.

Odisha: BJD MLA rams car into crowd, over 20 injured

12 Mar 2022

India
Odisha: BJD MLA rams car into crowd, over 20 injured

At least 24 people, including seven policemen, were injured after a BJD MLA's vehicle allegedly ran over them in Odisha on Saturday.

'Wash mouth with datun': RLD's Jayant Chaudhary slams Assam CM

13 Feb 2022

Politics
'Wash mouth with datun': RLD's Jayant Chaudhary slams Assam CM

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary on Sunday lashed out at Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma probably in response to his controversial remark about Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Ahead of Punjab elections, 'The Great Khali' joins BJP

10 Feb 2022

Politics
Ahead of Punjab elections, 'The Great Khali' joins BJP

Former wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, famously known by his ring name "The Great Khali," joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in Delhi.

Karnataka: College sends students wearing hijab to separate classrooms

07 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka: College sends students wearing hijab to separate classrooms

Amid protests over wearing hijab in Karnataka, two colleges announced a holiday on Monday, while another allowed students wearing headscarves into the campus.

Chandigarh municipal polls: AAP wins 14 seats; BJP takes 12

27 Dec 2021

Politics
Chandigarh municipal polls: AAP wins 14 seats; BJP takes 12

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the most seats in the Chandigarh municipal elections on Monday, pushing the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to second place.

Religion should not be used to create politics: UP minister

17 Sep 2021

Politics
Religion should not be used to create politics: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh Labor Minister Swami Prasad Maurya has stressed that religion is a matter of faith and it should not be made a matter of politics.

Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds

25 Aug 2021

Entertainment
Is Sonu Sood running for Mumbai Mayor? 'Dabangg' actor responds

Will we get to see actor Sonu Sood become Mumbai Mayor in real life?

COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

09 Aug 2021

Politics
COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said in a tweet on Sunday that the coronavirus cannot harm Madhya Pradesh where the chief minister is "Shiv" and the state party unit chief is "Vishnu."

Gujarat: Plea challenges BJP MLA's caste certificate, HC send summons

06 Jul 2021

India
Gujarat: Plea challenges BJP MLA's caste certificate, HC send summons

The Gujarat High Court has issued summons to BJP MLA Nimisha Suthar and the Election Commission of India on a petition filed by Congress's Suresh Katara, challenging her caste certificate submitted for the bypoll to Morva Hadaf constituency reserved for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates.

There's difference in words, actions of Sangh, BJP, government: Mayawati

06 Jul 2021

Politics
There's difference in words, actions of Sangh, BJP, government: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that the DNA of all Indians is the same has not gone down well as there's a difference in the words and actions of the Sangh, the BJP, and the government.

July has come, vaccines haven't, says Rahul; BJP hits back

02 Jul 2021

Politics
July has come, vaccines haven't, says Rahul; BJP hits back

In a swipe at the government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that July has come but vaccines have not, drawing a sharp retort from the BJP.

BJP to train 1L volunteers to perform essential medical services

07 Jun 2021

Politics
BJP to train 1L volunteers to perform essential medical services

The BJP on Sunday concluded a review of its performance in the recently-held assembly polls and the relief work done by its workers in the wake of the second COVID-19 wave and said it will train one lakh health volunteers to operate medical devices and perform essential medical services.

Twitter earns final warning from Indian government following blue-tick purge

05 Jun 2021

Technology
Twitter earns final warning from Indian government following blue-tick purge

Earlier today, Twitter was banned indefinitely in Nigeria. It might meet the same fate in India if it continues escalating its feud with the Indian government.

Twitter de-verifies, then restores verification for VP Venkaiah Naidu's account

05 Jun 2021

Technology
Twitter de-verifies, then restores verification for VP Venkaiah Naidu's account

Twitter is taking its war with the Indian government into high gear. After removing the verification badge of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's personal account, the microblogging site restored it following uproar against the partisan move.

BJP: Delhi's COVID-19 deaths five times higher than national average

01 Jun 2021

Politics
BJP: Delhi's COVID-19 deaths five times higher than national average

The BJP on Monday claimed that the number of COVID-19 deaths per million population in Delhi was five times higher than the national average, and alleged that the healthcare system was in shambles under the Arvind Kejriwal government.

BJP will enact laws against 'love-and-land jihad' in Assam: Shah

26 Mar 2021

Politics
BJP will enact laws against 'love-and-land jihad' in Assam: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the BJP will enact laws to tackle the "menace of love and land jihad" in Assam if it is voted to power.

MP: Two killed in brawl at BJP MLA's birthday bash

06 Mar 2021

India
MP: Two killed in brawl at BJP MLA's birthday bash

Two persons attending the birthday bash of a BJP MLA in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district were killed over some dispute, police said on Saturday.

Gujarat civic poll results prove that people trust us: Shah

24 Feb 2021

Politics
Gujarat civic poll results prove that people trust us: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday hailed the BJP's spectacular victory in elections to six municipal corporations in Gujarat, terming the results as a reflection of people's trust in policies pursued by the government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Gujarat Government decides to rename dragon fruit 'Kamalam'

20 Jan 2021

India
Gujarat Government decides to rename dragon fruit 'Kamalam'

The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as Kamalam, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani informed on Tuesday.

Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

15 Jan 2021

India
Konch sexual abuse case: Nine more victims identified

The UP Police has identified nine more victims, including seven minors, on the basis of data recovered from a laptop and other devices seized from an expelled BJP office-bearer arrested on charges of sexually exploiting two children, an official informed on Friday.

Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

13 Jan 2021

Politics
Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

Veteran actor and politician Hema Malini has said that the farmers who are protesting against the new agricultural laws do not know what they want.

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

03 Oct 2020

India
Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.

Just two classrooms and no library in IIM Bodh Gaya

08 Oct 2016

India
Just two classrooms and no library in IIM Bodh Gaya

A year after its launch, the Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya is still under the process of early development.

Congress CMs push for 18% GST

26 Sep 2016

India
Congress CMs push for 18% GST

The Congress high command has ordered all Congress Chief Ministers to push for an 18% cap on GST rates in the upcoming meeting of the GST council on 17 October.

Congress may be asked to vacate its Delhi headquarters

26 Sep 2016

Politics
Congress may be asked to vacate its Delhi headquarters

The BJP Government may propose that Congress empty its headquarters on 24 Akbar Road and three other bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi.

Centre, States agree upon April 1 deadline for GST

23 Sep 2016

India
Centre, States agree upon April 1 deadline for GST

The Centre as well as states agreed to complete deliberations in the GST council so that the GST can be rolled out on 1 April, 2017.

President constitutes GST council

17 Sep 2016

India
President constitutes GST council

The Centre has notified the GST council which will now decide the tax limit, exemptions and geographical application limits.

Jaitley: Apr 1 deadline for GST

08 Sep 2016

India
Jaitley: Apr 1 deadline for GST

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has stated that 1 April 2017 would be the stiff deadline for the government to roll out the GST bill.

Odisha 16th state to ratify GST, bill awaits Presidential nod

02 Sep 2016

India
Odisha 16th state to ratify GST, bill awaits Presidential nod

Odisha became the 16th state to pass the Constitutional Amendment which allows for the passage of the Goods and Services Tax, leaving it up to Presidential approval to come into force.

Military Pact signed between India and USA

31 Aug 2016

India
Military Pact signed between India and USA

America and India, on Monday signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA).