27 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Saturday that his office would be temporarily closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The CM's office will now remain shut for two days for sanitization.
08 Jun 2020
At Sonia's request, Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls
JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka, his son HD Kumaraswamy confirmed on Monday.
14 May 2020
Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday.
23 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM
Bharatiya Janata Party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday evening.
21 Mar 2020
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
16 Mar 2020
MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.
15 Mar 2020
Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal
The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.
13 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
10 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?
In a major setback to the Congress party, its government in Madhya Pradesh looks in peril after a string of resignations from party legislators.
19 Feb 2020
In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning
Ahead of the Legislative Assembly elections in National Capital, BJP Delhi President Manoj Tiwari used AI-generated deepfake videos while campaigning.
10 Dec 2019
Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next
Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse is upset with his party and claims he was treated unfairly. This has sort of opened new doors for him, and he has been meeting several leaders since.
21 Nov 2019
He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Telangana, Ramesh Chennamaneni is no longer a citizen of India, the government announced on Wednesday, while accusing him of misrepresenting and concealing facts, and obtaining citizenship fraudulently.
08 Sep 2019
PM Modi kicks-off BJP's Haryana poll campaign at Rohtak rally
Ahead of the assembly elections in Haryana next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a rally in Rohtak.
18 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy
In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.
15 Jul 2019
#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police
In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.
07 Mar 2019
#Elections2019: AAP releases song, makes full-statehood for Delhi principal agenda
The Aam Aadmi Party launched a song yesterday to establish that Delhi's full statehood will be their central agenda for the 2019 elections.
07 Feb 2019
Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack
Goa, a go-to place for many, sees an inflow of 7L tourists every year.
30 Jan 2019
Tube in nose, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents budget
In a sight that evokes concern, ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the state budget on Wednesday while seated with a tube inserted into his nose.
07 Dec 2018
Film personalities cast votes, add glitz to Telangana Assembly polls
Adding a dash of glamour to Telangana's poll process, Telugu film bigwigs turned up in good numbers to cast their ballot today.
05 Dec 2018
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra granted bail after Odisha govt drops charges
A day after the Odisha government decided to drop charges against journalist and defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, an Odisha court has granted him bail.
19 Nov 2018
Ola, Uber drivers on strike in Mumbai: Details here
With many Ola and Uber drivers on strike, thousands of Mumbaikars, on Monday, woke up to commuting troubles.
18 Nov 2018
After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations
After over a year of agitations, the Maratha community is set to get reservations in jobs and education, confirmed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.
12 Nov 2018
#TelanganaElections: BJP to give 1 lakh cows, slash fuel tax
The Telangana unit of the BJP, in its election manifesto for the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections, has reportedly promised to distribute 1 lakh cows every year for those interested in owning cows.
31 Oct 2018
TN: Disqualified MLAs asked to vacate hostel rooms, pay rent
Post the disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators, their rooms at the MLA Hostel in Chennai have been sealed and the individuals asked to settle pending dues.
18 Sep 2018
Congress denies reports of Maken resigning as Delhi Party Chief
Earlier in the day, it was reported that Ajay Maken, the Delhi Congress chief, had resigned from his post over health issues.
05 Aug 2018
Uzbekistan: Swaraj pays floral tributes at Lal Bahadur Shastri memorial
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid floral tributes at the bust of India's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at his memorial in the Uzbek capital.
03 Aug 2018
People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that people were dumping puppies and kittens in the garbage while they were still alive.
31 Jul 2018
Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action
The Congress today alleged that "plastic eggs" are being sold in Goa and demanded action from the Goa Government to check the practice.
27 Jul 2018
Be ready to pay more for water in future: Parrikar
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today told the Legislative Assembly that tariff on drinking water in the Goa was "subsidized" and people should be ready to "pay more for it" in the future.
26 Jul 2018
Tourists who don't respect Goan culture not welcome: Minister
Tourists who do not respect the culture of Goa and create nuisance by littering on the beaches or taking drugs are not welcome in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said in the Legislative Assembly today.
25 Jul 2018
Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF-scheme: CM Parrikar
The Goa government will install 60,000 bio-toilets at a cost of Rs. 280cr to make the state open defecation free (ODF) under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told Legislative Assembly today.
14 Jul 2018
Maha govt to spend Rs. 7,300cr to repair electrical systems
The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electrical poles, wires, and other systems at a cost of Rs. 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said.
10 Jul 2018
Mumbai: BMC will collaborate with IIT-B for better-roads, says Fadnavis
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation would be directed to collaborate with institutions like IIT-Bombay to develop modern technology for ensuring good roads in Mumbai.
18 May 2018
Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government
In the aftermath of Karnataka rumble, the Congress today staked claim to form the government in Goa, being the single-largest party in the Legislative Assembly held in 2017.
18 Apr 2018
President Kovind arrives in Jammu for two-day maiden visit
President Ram Nath Kovind has today arrived in Jammu on his two-day maiden visit to the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
01 Apr 2018
12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt
In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.
30 Mar 2018
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs
The Shiv Sena on Friday took a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his announcement to provide government jobs to 72,000 people, asking him to make public names of those who would get these jobs.
26 Mar 2018
Maharashtra: Over 3 lakh rat-kill tablets placed in secretariat
More than three lakh poison tablets were placed in the Maharashtra secretariat in May 2016 to check the rat menace, a state Minister said on Monday, clarifying that it was not the number of rodents killed in the exercise.
23 Mar 2018
Maharashtra: Over 2 lakh people have symptoms of oral cancer
The Maharashtra Government on Friday told the Legislative Assembly that over 2.6 lakh people in the state were found to have symptoms of oral cancer in a recent screening.
20 Mar 2018
Won't open new engineering colleges, 62% seats vacant: UP Govt
With 62% seats lying vacant in engineering colleges, the Uttar Pradesh Government today said it will not open any new engineering college in the state.