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No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

14 Jan 2021

No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

The Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit on Thursday confirmed that avian influenza, or bird flu, hasn't been detected in the poultry birds in the national capital.

Union government decides to bring cooperative banks under RBI's supervision

24 Jun 2020

Union government decides to bring cooperative banks under RBI's supervision

In a move meant to boost depositors' confidence, the Union government has decided to bring all cooperative banks under the supervision of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced in a virtual press conference on Wednesday, after a Cabinet meeting.

Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh

06 Feb 2020

Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh

Adding to the long list of hateful comments that Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have made about Shaheen Bagh, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said the protest site has become a breeding ground for suicide bombers.

After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor

28 Jan 2020

After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor

In August, the BJP-led Centre put former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under detention, fearing he might impact the "peace" in the area after the abrogation of Article 370.

BJP's Giriraj Singh is concerned that Indians eat beef abroad

02 Jan 2020

BJP's Giriraj Singh is concerned that Indians eat beef abroad

Union Minister Giriraj Singh, who fancies being called a loyal worker of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), made it to headlines due to his statements, yet again.

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

02 Nov 2019

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

On Saturday afternoon, a scuffle broke out between lawyers and police personnel at the Tis Hazari Court complex in Delhi.

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

06 Oct 2019

Bihar floods: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams "ally" Giriraj Singh

The devastation in Bihar, courtesy heavy rainfall, impacted the political corridors with Union Minister Giriraj Singh constantly slamming ally JD(U), led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

02 Oct 2019

Bihar floods: What happened in America, asks 'angry' Nitish Kumar

For the last couple of days, Bihar has been reeling under devastating floods. The situation in capital Patna served as a grim reminder that nothing is fine in the state.

Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024

24 Sep 2019

Giriraj Singh's political innings might end in 2024

Bharatiya Janata Party's firebrand leader Giriraj Singh has hinted that he might pull the shutters on his political career by 2024.

Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

08 Sep 2019

Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

On Sunday, the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai used to drink cow urine for its medicinal properties.

Mamata Banerjee wants dining halls in Muslim-dominated schools. What now?

29 Jun 2019

Mamata Banerjee wants dining halls in Muslim-dominated schools. What now?

Mamata Banerjee has found herself in the middle of a huge controversy, courtesy a circular which was issued earlier this week.

What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

05 Jun 2019

What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.

Amit Shah rebukes minister Giriraj Singh for 'Iftar party' dig

04 Jun 2019

Amit Shah rebukes minister Giriraj Singh for 'Iftar party' dig

BJP President and Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday reprimanded Union Minister Giriraj Singh for taking a dig at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his own party member Sushil Modi over an Iftar party.

Ramdev wants third child shouldn't get voting-rights, Giriraj supports him

28 May 2019

Ramdev wants third child shouldn't get voting-rights, Giriraj supports him

On Sunday, renowned yoga guru Baba Ramdev spoke about population control and sparked a debate. He said the government should introduce a law wherein the third child isn't allowed to vote. This, he opined, will curb India's rising population.

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

24 May 2019

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

23 May 2019

#Verdict2019: A look at what's happening on VIP seats

Even as Election Commission started counting the votes for Lok Sabha elections, all eyes turned towards the VIP seats.

Polling-agent, arrested for influencing voters, asked woman to 'pick' lotus

14 May 2019

Polling-agent, arrested for influencing voters, asked woman to 'pick' lotus

On Sunday, a polling agent was arrested in Faridabad for trying to influence at least three female voters inside the booth. Had it not been for a video, which went viral, the man might have remained scot-free.

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

29 Apr 2019

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

The fourth phase of elections began on Monday as 72 Lok Sabha seats, spread across 9 states, went into polling. In this phase, 957 candidates are in the fray.

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

28 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

26 Apr 2019

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

On Thursday, veteran actress Shabana Azmi campaigned for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai, where she accused BJP of inciting communal tensions.

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

31 Mar 2019

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

Union Minister Giriraj Singh and NDA's candidate from Begusarai shared the stage with Manju Verma, a former Bihar minister and accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Saturday.

Bihar: Seat-change hurt Giriraj Singh's "self-respect", Kanhaiya takes a jibe

26 Mar 2019

Bihar: Seat-change hurt Giriraj Singh's "self-respect", Kanhaiya takes a jibe

Union minister Giriraj Singh, who is one of the tallest BJP leaders in Bihar, said his self-respect was hurt after his Lok Sabha seat was changed from Nawada to Begusarai.

Bihar: Left fields Kanhaiya from Begusarai against BJP's Giriraj Singh

24 Mar 2019

Bihar: Left fields Kanhaiya from Begusarai against BJP's Giriraj Singh

In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar will contest polls from Bihar's Begusarai on a CPI ticket.

BJP drops Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib, Prasad replaces him

23 Mar 2019

BJP drops Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib, Prasad replaces him

For upcoming Lok Sabha elections, BJP dropped Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib and gave the seat to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri

23 Mar 2019

BJP releases second list of candidates, Sambit Patra gets Puri

The Bharatiya Janata Party released its second list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections late on Friday night.

Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

22 Mar 2019

Bihar's grand-alliance: Congress settles for 9 seats, RJD gets 20

After weeks of conversations, the grand alliance in Bihar revealed the seat-sharing arrangement for upcoming general elections on Friday.

#PulwamaAttack: Nitish Kumar doesn't want Article 370 to be scrapped

22 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Nitish Kumar doesn't want Article 370 to be scrapped

Bihar Chief Minister on Thursday said he will never support the scrapping of Article 370 which gives Jammu and Kashmir its special status.

Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal

10 Jan 2019

Both Congress and BJP are guilty of making sexism normal

Congress President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sparked outrage with BJP and netizens slamming him.

Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute

12 Nov 2018

Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected petitions for early hearing in Ayodhya dispute. The petition was filed by Hindu Mahasabha, and Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi rejected the plea.

#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister

29 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaRamMandir: 'Hindus losing patience, anything can happen,' says BJP Minister

Demanding a law for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Union Minister Giriraj Singh warned that Hindus are now losing patience.

India will face another partition in 2047: BJP's Giriraj Singh

16 Sep 2018

India will face another partition in 2047: BJP's Giriraj Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party member and Union minister, Giriraj Singh once again does what he's good at- releasing controversial statements.

Prospectus of college owned by RJD-minister shows India-map without PoK

07 May 2018

Prospectus of college owned by RJD-minister shows India-map without PoK

The prospectus of Katihar Medical College and Hospital (KMCH) for the 2018-19 session, showed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as a part of Pakistan, erupting a row.

'Be on your guard': Bihar CM urges people before Ramnavami

23 Mar 2018

'Be on your guard': Bihar CM urges people before Ramnavami

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday requested the residents of the state to be on their guard against any attempts to whip up communal passion ahead of Ramnavami on Sunday.

Darbhanga beheading: Political rivalry or personal vendetta?

17 Mar 2018

Darbhanga beheading: Political rivalry or personal vendetta?

A BJP worker was attacked and his father beheaded outside his house in Bihar's Darbhanga city on Thursday night by a group of 20-25 people.

Khadi will now be promoted overseas as "Cloth of India"

25 May 2017

Khadi will now be promoted overseas as "Cloth of India"

According to Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) data, the sale of Khadi products in last fiscal year was a staggering Rs. 2,005 crore, 33% up from Rs. 1,635 crore during the 2015-16 period.