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Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders

09 Mar 2020

Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders

The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.

Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act

15 Jan 2020

Congress-led Chhattisgarh government moves SC against UPA-era NIA Act

The Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to declare the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, "unconstitutional."

Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds

14 Jan 2020

Political parties received two-third donations through opaque electoral bonds

In 2018-19 fiscal, the coffers of seven political parties overflowed, and a large chunk of this money came through the controversial electoral bond route.

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

24 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

18 Oct 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Hartal begins in Kerala, special security arrangements in place

In yet another move to defy the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of the menstrual age group to enter the Sabarimala temple, Hindu outfits in Kerala called for a hartal.

Sabarimala row: Protests against Supreme Court verdict continue in South

12 Oct 2018

Sabarimala row: Protests against Supreme Court verdict continue in South

Members of the Opposition Congress and BJP in Kerala today staged demonstrations to express solidarity with Ayyappa devotees even as the CPI, the key partner in the CPI-M led LDF, said there was an attempt to "politicize" the Supreme Court order on Sabarimala.

#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

02 Sep 2018

#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.

President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala

06 Aug 2018

President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala

Violence has no place in Constitution, President Ramnath Kovind said today, voicing concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala.

Too much focus on one negative-incident: Nitish Kumar on shelter-homes

05 Aug 2018

Too much focus on one negative-incident: Nitish Kumar on shelter-homes

An under-pressure Bihar CM Nitish Kumar decided to address the Muzaffarpur shelter homes case today, but ended up making some disappointing comments.

After week-long drama, HD Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM

23 May 2018

After week-long drama, HD Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM

After eight days of political tussle, Karnataka got its second CM in a week today, with JD(S)' HD Kumaraswamy taking oath at the Vidhana Soudha.

Report: BJP's income jumps 81% and Congress's dips 14%

11 Apr 2018

Report: BJP's income jumps 81% and Congress's dips 14%

An Association for Democratic Reforms report revealed that BJP's income has increased by 81% to Rs. 1,034.27cr in the last year even as the states it rules continue to grow.

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

01 Apr 2018

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.

Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months

23 Mar 2018

Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months

As many as 17 police personnel committed suicide in Kerala in the last 15 months, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the state Assembly on Friday.

Communists have disappeared from the world: Amit Shah slams Vijayan

08 Oct 2017

Communists have disappeared from the world: Amit Shah slams Vijayan

BJP chief Amit Shah slammed Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over "politics of violence", blaming him for the political killings in the state.

Sonia Gandhi urges Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill

21 Sep 2017

Sonia Gandhi urges Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has urged PM Narendra Modi to use his party's majority in the Lok Sabha to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed.

Kerala shut down after RSS leader allegedly hacked to death

30 Jul 2017

Kerala shut down after RSS leader allegedly hacked to death

Kerala's BJP unit called for a shutdown on Sunday after a 34-year-old Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader was killed in Kozhikode on Saturday night.

Parliament's Monsoon session: 16 bills have been listed

16 Jul 2017

Parliament's Monsoon session: 16 bills have been listed

With the monsoon session of Parliament beginning from July 17, the opposition would counter the government over a range of issues including national-security.

DU professor convicted for links with Naxals

07 Mar 2017

DU professor convicted for links with Naxals

A Delhi University professor, GN Saibaba along with five other accused have been convicted by sessions court in Gadricholi for links with banned organization CPI-Maoist.

RSS, BJP men attacked in Kerala, one arrested

05 Mar 2017

RSS, BJP men attacked in Kerala, one arrested

Three RSS men and one BJP worker were attacked in Kerala's Kozhikode by a group of people allegedly affiliated to the CPM. They have been admitted to the hospital.

RSS fires its leader who called for Kerala CM's killing

04 Mar 2017

RSS fires its leader who called for Kerala CM's killing

The RSS has relieved Kundan Chandrawat of his "responsibilities" as 'sah prachar pramukh' (joint publicity chief) in Ujjain, two days after he announced Rs.1 crore bounty for Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's head.

Bomb thrown at RSS Office, Kerala; injures 3 workers

03 Mar 2017

Bomb thrown at RSS Office, Kerala; injures 3 workers

Three RSS workers have been injured by a bomb that was thrown at the RSS Kerala office.

RSS leader announces reward for Kerala CM's head

02 Mar 2017

RSS leader announces reward for Kerala CM's head

RSS leader from Ujjain Kundan Chandrawat has stoked controversy by offering a Rs.1 crore reward for anyone who would behead Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.

BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

14 Feb 2017

BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

In yet another instance of political violence in Kerala, a BJP worker was hacked to death reportedly by CPI-M activists in Thrissur.

Naidu calls opposition meet a farce

28 Dec 2016

Naidu calls opposition meet a farce

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu called the Congress-led opposition party meeting a farce at unity, saying no sane political outfit would join hands with the Congress, and that they would do so at their own risk.

Congress calls opposition meet over demonetization

27 Dec 2016

Congress calls opposition meet over demonetization

The Congress has called for a meeting of all opposition parties to discuss the demonetization scheme and has scheduled a press conference for later today.

Opposition disgruntled over Rahul's meeting with PM Modi

17 Dec 2016

Opposition disgruntled over Rahul's meeting with PM Modi

The opposition displayed their annoyance at Congress because of Rahul Gandhi's meeting with Modi for loan waiver for farmers in UP.

Note ban should have been done in 1971: Prime Minister

16 Dec 2016

Note ban should have been done in 1971: Prime Minister

Staunchly defending the demonetization announcement, PM Modi said, "We needed to do it in 1971. We have caused huge losses by not doing this since 1971."

Winter Parliament session nears its end

16 Dec 2016

Winter Parliament session nears its end

The winter session of the Parliament is likely to be a complete washout as the deadlock between the government and the opposition parties continues.

Mobile clinics accessible to people from Chhattisgarh's Red Corridor

26 Oct 2016

Mobile clinics accessible to people from Chhattisgarh's Red Corridor

The Chhattisgarh government is undertaking great initiatives in association with the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).