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Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

Government panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts

08 Jul 2020

Government panel to investigate three Gandhi family trusts

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.

RS Prasad calls ban on Chinese apps as "digital strike"

02 Jul 2020

RS Prasad calls ban on Chinese apps as "digital strike"

Endorsing what the government's supporters have been saying after 59 Chinese apps were banned this week, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India conducted a "digital strike" with the surprise move.

Sit-in agitation will continue, site might change: Shaheen Bagh protesters

18 Feb 2020

Sit-in agitation will continue, site might change: Shaheen Bagh protesters

Shaheen Bagh, a small pocket in South Delhi, got a new identity in December when hundreds of women decided to sit on the streets to protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

02 Jan 2020

It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.

Scorpion on Shivalinga remark: Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor

12 Nov 2019

Scorpion on Shivalinga remark: Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor

On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection to a criminal defamation suit filed by BJP leader Rajiv Babbar.

Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Lok Sabha: All details here

21 Jun 2019

Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Lok Sabha: All details here

Days after winning general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP got to work in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

#TripleTalaqBill: AIADMK-MP asks why are Muslim men being singled out

27 Dec 2018

#TripleTalaqBill: AIADMK-MP asks why are Muslim men being singled out

While opposing the Triple Talaq bill in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, AIADMK MP A. Anwhar Raajhaa said the bill was barbaric towards Muslim men and asked why were they being singled out.

Chouhan announces SC/ST Act won't be misused, but protesters unhappy

21 Sep 2018

Chouhan announces SC/ST Act won't be misused, but protesters unhappy

In what can be seen as a move to placate protesting upper caste members, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, on Thursday, he would ensure the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act isn't misused in the state.

Surgical strike video: RS Prasad furiously hits back at Congress

28 Jun 2018

Surgical strike video: RS Prasad furiously hits back at Congress

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad went all guns blazing at Congress for its comment that Bharatiya Janata Party used surgical strike of 2016 to gain votes.

UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP

11 Mar 2017

UP Elections Results: BJP sweeps UP

BJP scripted a landmark victory in UP. It won a total of 312 out of 384 seats it contested from. The vote-share for BJP stands at 39.7%

Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share

11 Mar 2017

Scale of BJP's UP victory visible in sky-rocketing seat share

As of 3:30 pm, trends reveal the BJP is winning/leading in 280/41 seats in the UP election, compared to winning 47 seats during the 2012 elections.

Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark

11 Mar 2017

Leads: Massive victory for BJP in UP, crosses half-way mark

Early counting (as of 10:56 am) shows a major victory for the BJP against the ruling Samajwadi Party and its Congress alliance.