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Coronavirus: Puducherry CM's office shut as staff tests positive

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.

At Sonia's request, Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls

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.

Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM

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.

After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

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).

MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow

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.

Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

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.

Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

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.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Is the Congress government going to fall?

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.

In a first, BJP leader used AI-generated videos during campaigning

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.

Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

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.

He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

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.

PM Modi kicks-off BJP's Haryana poll campaign at Rohtak rally

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.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

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.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

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.

#Elections2019: AAP releases song, makes full-statehood for Delhi principal agenda

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.

Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack

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.

Tube in nose, ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presents budget

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.

Film personalities cast votes, add glitz to Telangana Assembly polls

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.

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra granted bail after Odisha govt drops charges

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.

Ola, Uber drivers on strike in Mumbai: Details here

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.

After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations

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.

#TelanganaElections: BJP to give 1 lakh cows, slash fuel tax

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.

TN: Disqualified MLAs asked to vacate hostel rooms, pay rent

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.

Congress denies reports of Maken resigning as Delhi Party Chief

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.

Uzbekistan: Swaraj pays floral tributes at Lal Bahadur Shastri memorial

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.

People dumping live puppies, kittens in garbage, says Goa CM

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.

Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action

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.

Be ready to pay more for water in future: Parrikar

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.

Tourists who don't respect Goan culture not welcome: Minister

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.

Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF-scheme: CM Parrikar

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.

Maha govt to spend Rs. 7,300cr to repair electrical systems

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.

Mumbai: BMC will collaborate with IIT-B for better-roads, says Fadnavis

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.

Goa: Congress writes to Governor to stake claim to form-government

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.

President Kovind arrives in Jammu for two-day maiden visit

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.

12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

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.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs

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.

Maharashtra: Over 3 lakh rat-kill tablets placed in secretariat

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.

Maharashtra: Over 2 lakh people have symptoms of oral cancer

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.

Won't open new engineering colleges, 62% seats vacant: UP Govt

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.