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After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

20 Jun 2020

After backlash, Delhi L-G withdraws 5-day mandatory institutional quarantine order

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has withdrawn a controversial order mandating a five-day institutional quarantine for COVID-19 patients.

Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

17 Apr 2020

Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

The world is in the middle of a pandemic, but VIPs don't mind.

What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

17 Apr 2020

What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

26 Feb 2020

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

24 Feb 2020

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

11 Feb 2020

Delhi Elections 2020: Prashant Kishor, who helped AAP, thanks voters

Certain that Arvind Kejriwal is returning as Delhi's Chief Minister for a third consecutive time, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is celebrating with all its might.

Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM

05 Jan 2020

Bihar NPR to begin from May 15, says Deputy CM

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has announced dates for the updation of the National Population Register (NPR) this year.

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

30 Dec 2019

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

03 Dec 2019

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."

Devendra Fadnavis to vacate CM residence soon, starts house-hunting

29 Nov 2019

Devendra Fadnavis to vacate CM residence soon, starts house-hunting

Two days after tendering his resignation as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis has started the process of vacating the official residence.

Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress

28 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress

The new Maharashtra government will have one Deputy Chief Minister, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), while the Speaker's post will go to the Congress party, NCP leader Praful Patel announced, following a six-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, on Wednesday.

Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting

25 Nov 2019

Here's what happened at Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar's late-night meeting

After the surprise oath-taking of BJP's Devendra Fadnavis as Chief Minister and NCP's Ajit Pawar as Deputy CM on Saturday, the two held closed-door meetings at the former's official residence on Sunday.

Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics

24 Nov 2019

Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics

The unending twists and turns in Maharashtra took a toll on a college professor.

Congress calls Maharashtra coup 'black-day'; displays confidence in defeating BJP

23 Nov 2019

Congress calls Maharashtra coup 'black-day'; displays confidence in defeating BJP

On Saturday, the Congress held a press conference to address the recent developments in the state of Maharashtra.

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

23 Nov 2019

President's Rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5:47 am

When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

23 Nov 2019

NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Fadnavis took oath as CM, NCP's Pawar his Deputy

23 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Fadnavis took oath as CM, NCP's Pawar his Deputy

On November 23, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra amid deadlock over government formation of the state.

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today

22 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today

The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena will hold a meeting in Mumbai on Friday to further their talks over an alliance in Maharashtra. They are likely to make an announcement about joining hands later on Friday.

There's no Dushyant Chautala here: Sena's new warning to BJP

29 Oct 2019

There's no Dushyant Chautala here: Sena's new warning to BJP

A consensus between bickering allies Shiv Sena and BJP seems like a far-fetched dream now.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Manohar Lal Khattar

27 Oct 2019

Here are some lesser-known facts about Manohar Lal Khattar

On Sunday, Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as the Chief Minister of Haryana for a second term.

Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

27 Oct 2019

Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

On Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as Haryana's Chief Minister for a second straight time, along with JJP's Dushyant Singh Chautala, who was sworn-in as his deputy.

Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom

27 Oct 2019

Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom

As is obvious by now, the alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has served Jannayak Janata Party's Dushyant Singh Chautala well. Hours after he "signed the deal", his father Ajay was granted 14-day furlough from Tihar jail.

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

25 Oct 2019

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

On Thursday, BJP and Shiv Sena managed to retain Maharashtra, by winning 161 out of 288 assembly seats.

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

24 Oct 2019

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.

'Super 30' declared tax-free in Rajasthan, Hrithik thanks CM Gehlot

19 Jul 2019

'Super 30' declared tax-free in Rajasthan, Hrithik thanks CM Gehlot

After Hrithik Roshan's recent release Super 30 was declared tax-free in Bihar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also announced that no entertainment tax would be levied on the movie in the state.

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

24 Feb 2019

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.

Eyeing 2019, Rahul Gandhi may visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

05 Jan 2019

Eyeing 2019, Rahul Gandhi may visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

As the country is gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress' President Rahul Gandhi could attend the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, reports claimed.

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM

17 Dec 2018

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM

Congress leader Ashok Gehlot took the oath for Chief Minister of Rajasthan, a short while ago at Albert Hall. He will be the 14th CM of the state, succeeding BJP leader Vasundhara Raje.

Karnataka: Bus plunges into canal; 25, including 5 children, dead

24 Nov 2018

Karnataka: Bus plunges into canal; 25, including 5 children, dead

At least 25 people were killed in Karnataka as the bus they were traveling in fell into a canal in Mandya district on Saturday afternoon. The deceased included 5 children, reports claimed.

Bihar: 30 school girls thrashed for resisting sexual harassment

08 Oct 2018

Bihar: 30 school girls thrashed for resisting sexual harassment

In yet another horrific incident of violence against women, 30 school girls were thrashed in Bihar for resisting sexual harassment and objecting to lewd graffiti.

People want 'mazboot', not 'majboor' govt: UP Deputy CM

24 Sep 2018

People want 'mazboot', not 'majboor' govt: UP Deputy CM

UP Deputy CM, Keshav Prasad Maurya, today said people want a "mazboot" (strong) and not a "majboor" (helpless) government at the Center.

Gujarat: In 26 minutes, lawmakers approve salary-hike for themselves

20 Sep 2018

Gujarat: In 26 minutes, lawmakers approve salary-hike for themselves

On Wednesday, Gujarat lawmakers showed an unprecedented unity as they passed a bill after a debate which lasted 26 minutes.

UP Deputy CM talks about when Vajpayee asked for 'pajamas'

17 Aug 2018

UP Deputy CM talks about when Vajpayee asked for 'pajamas'

At election meetings, politicians usually just ask for votes, but at a public meeting in UP's Lucknow in 2006, Atal Bihari Vajpayee perplexed the audience when he asked for some pajamas.

Three women JD(U)-spokespersons' open-letter to Rabri ahead of Tejashwi's sit-in

04 Aug 2018

Three women JD(U)-spokespersons' open-letter to Rabri ahead of Tejashwi's sit-in

Three women spokespersons of ruling JD(U) in Bihar today wrote an open letter to former Bihar CM Rabri Devi asking her to expel from the party those involved in immoral acts.

Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis skips Pandharpur puja; performs ritual at home

23 Jul 2018

Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis skips Pandharpur puja; performs ritual at home

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today skipped the annual puja at the Lord Vitthal Temple in the state's Pandharpur town due to protest threats by Marathas.

Bengaluru: IPS officer in viral kissing-video replaced, no posting yet

17 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: IPS officer in viral kissing-video replaced, no posting yet

A video showing Bengaluru SP (Rural) Bheemashankar S Guled kissing a married woman has brought much shame to the state government and police force.

No end to dispute over renaming Haj Bhavan in Bengaluru

25 Jun 2018

No end to dispute over renaming Haj Bhavan in Bengaluru

The row over plans to rename 'Haj Bhavan' in Bengaluru after Tipu Sultan, the 18th-century ruler of the Mysore kingdom, shows no signs of ending with BJP leader KG Bopaiah saying his party wanted it renamed after late President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Delhi-BJP leaders protest at Kejriwal's office against non-performance of AAP

13 Jun 2018

Delhi-BJP leaders protest at Kejriwal's office against non-performance of AAP

BJP leaders and rebel AAP legislator Kapil Mishra today sat on a dharna at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's office against the "non-performance" of his government, mimicking a protest the AAP members are holding at the Lieutenant-Governor's office.

Karnataka: Congress-JD(S) alliance already in trouble? Portfolio-allocation leaves MLAs upset

10 Jun 2018

Karnataka: Congress-JD(S) alliance already in trouble? Portfolio-allocation leaves MLAs upset

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met MLAs led by MB Patil in New Delhi on Saturday, after portfolio allocation in Karnataka raised questions about the newly-formed alliance.

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

07 Jun 2018

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

Senior BJP leaders embarked on a mission to reach out to the voters in Uttar Pradesh and inform them about the work done by the Narendra Modi-led government in last four years.