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Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 918 in India; all that happened today

Even as India entered the fourth day of its 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, the issue of migrant workers remained unresolved.

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

09 Feb 2020

After exit polls, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets AAP leaders

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of senior leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party after the exit polls for the Assembly elections were announced.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast

08 Feb 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Friday confirmed that many Indians remain stuck on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Congress and BJP MPs almost come to blows in Parliament

07 Feb 2020

Congress and BJP MPs almost come to blows in Parliament

The sanctity of the Lok Sabha was taken for a ride on Friday when parliamentarians of ruling BJP and opposition Congress almost came to blows and speaker Om Birla had to briefly adjourn the House.

'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

13 Dec 2019

'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

The Parliament witnessed a huge uproar on Friday with BJP's representatives tearing into Rahul Gandhi for his remarks about rapes.

Ankhon mein ankhein: Azam Khan makes sexist comment in LS

25 Jul 2019

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.

#SabarimalaRow: Union Minister demands private vehicles be allowed till Pamba

21 Nov 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Union Minister demands private vehicles be allowed till Pamba

Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, who was on his way to the Sabarimala Temple, today engaged in a brief war of words with the police in Nilackal (Kerala) over restrictions on private vehicles heading to Pamba, the last entry point to the Lord Ayyappa shrine.

Karnataka: Controversy sparks after MPs get iPhones, Kumaraswamy 'was unaware'

18 Jul 2018

Karnataka: Controversy sparks after MPs get iPhones, Kumaraswamy 'was unaware'

In Karnataka, new iPhones gifted to MPs by a Congress minister has sparked a new political controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party calling it a waste of public money.

Battle 2019: BJP deploys 11-member election-teams under 543 poll 'prabharis'

24 Jun 2018

Battle 2019: BJP deploys 11-member election-teams under 543 poll 'prabharis'

The BJP is gearing up with full force for the 2019 battle. For the first time, it is deploying one in-charge in each of the 543 Lok Sabha seats to oversee preparations.

Now, AP CM Chandrababu Naidu to hold day-long fast

15 Apr 2018

Now, AP CM Chandrababu Naidu to hold day-long fast

After disruption of Parliament didn't work, political parties are resorting to another form of protest: fasting.

In a first, Modi to launch fast against 'wasted' Parliament-session

10 Apr 2018

In a first, Modi to launch fast against 'wasted' Parliament-session

The BJP has been vehemently protesting the recent "wasted" Parliament session, the most unproductive in 18 years, and blaming the opposition for it.

BJP MP discusses Dalit ill-treatment in a letter to PM

07 Apr 2018

BJP MP discusses Dalit ill-treatment in a letter to PM

Yashwant Singh, BJP MP from Nagina, Uttar Pradesh, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the government hasn't done anything for 30 crore Dalits of the nation.

SC raps BJP leaders for derogatory comments against Kejriwal

07 Mar 2018

SC raps BJP leaders for derogatory comments against Kejriwal

The Supreme Court recently slammed two BJP leaders for making derogatory statements against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal about the sealing drive.

BJP doesn't have enough "big names" for RS polls

26 Feb 2018

BJP doesn't have enough "big names" for RS polls

Amusingly, though BJP is all set to gain in the upcoming Rajya Sabha (RS) polls, it doesn't have enough heavy-weights for those nominations.

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

16 Jan 2018

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

Centre will split the debt-laden Air India (AI) into four separate entities by 2018-end under a divestment plan proposed by PM Narendra Modi. 51% stake in each entity would be sold.

BJP's Vikram Saini: Hindustan belongs to Hindus!

03 Jan 2018

BJP's Vikram Saini: Hindustan belongs to Hindus!

A few months back, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat had said that Hindustan is the country of Hindus, but does not exclude others.

Modi asks BJP MPs to answer questions on NaMo app

30 Dec 2017

Modi asks BJP MPs to answer questions on NaMo app

With Indians poised to enter 2018, the pre-election year, PM Narendra Modi has asked BJP MPs to fill up a questionnaire on the NaMo App in a bid to improve accountability and transparency before the election.

Let CBFC decide on 'Padmavati': SC refuses to ban film

10 Nov 2017

Let CBFC decide on 'Padmavati': SC refuses to ban film

The SC has refused to hear a petition seeking a stay on the release of 'Padmavati', saying it was the censor board's job to grant certificates to films.

Case against 'Padmavati' reaches India's highest court

09 Nov 2017

Case against 'Padmavati' reaches India's highest court

The controversy over 'Padmavati' has now reached India's highest court, where a petition has sought a stay on the movie for "distorting and twisting historical facts" and hurting Rajput sentiments.

Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

13 Aug 2017

Gorakhpur tragedy: Why are Adityanath and Modi silent?

Even as international media rues how 60 children died in Gorakhpur in a matter of days, many of them allegedly due to lack of oxygen supply, the Yogi Adityanath government continues to deny the allegations.

CBI seeks Govt's nod to reopen Bofors payoff case

11 Aug 2017

CBI seeks Govt's nod to reopen Bofors payoff case

The Central Bureau of Investigation indicated it is likely to reopen the politically-sensitive Rs. 64cr Bofors bribery case if the Law Ministry gives the go-ahead.

Modi warns absentee MPs, again. Will it work this time?

11 Aug 2017

Modi warns absentee MPs, again. Will it work this time?

PM Narendra Modi has a word of caution for absentee MPs in Parliament: "You keep doing what you want to. I will do what I have to in 2019."

BJP's three years: 'Take credit for good work', MPs told

12 Apr 2017

BJP's three years: 'Take credit for good work', MPs told

Ahead of the BJP government's three-year anniversary on May 26, PM Narendra Modi has asked MPs to "take credit" for the good work done by the government, instead of directing all credit to him.

Ministers asked to submit 5 major achievements by Modi govt

09 Apr 2017

Ministers asked to submit 5 major achievements by Modi govt

Just ahead of its third anniversary in power, the Modi government has asked all ministers to submit a list of five major achievements that they think have benefited people.

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

28 Mar 2017

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

Sources stated that India may host the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency next month for a meeting focused on maritime security with the Indian Coast Guard.

Swaraj comes to help of Indian woman suffering in Pakistan

21 Mar 2017

Swaraj comes to help of Indian woman suffering in Pakistan

When the father of Mohammadia Begum, an Indian woman allegedly being ill-treated by her in-laws in Pakistan, reached out to Sushma Swaraj through an SOS YouTube video, the External Affairs minister soon directed the Indian High Commission to renew her passport and facilitate her return.

Modi asks BJP members to submit bank details

29 Nov 2016

Modi asks BJP members to submit bank details

PM Modi directed all BJP MPs and MLAs to submit details of their bank accounts so that suspicious transactions post November 8 can be tracked.