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Explain why candidates with criminal-background were chosen: SC to parties

13 Feb 2020

Explain why candidates with criminal-background were chosen: SC to parties

Political parties must disclose details of criminal cases against their candidates on their websites and explain the reasons behind choosing them, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

26 May 2019

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.

Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

25 May 2019

Five famous Chartered Accountants turned politicians to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about

23 May 2019

Five famous civil servants in Modi government to know about

The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters.

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

20 May 2019

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians

13 May 2019

Five popular IAS officers who later turned into politicians

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Hundreds of German politicians, including Angela Merkel, targeted in cyber-attack

05 Jan 2019

Hundreds of German politicians, including Angela Merkel, targeted in cyber-attack

A massive cyber attack has rocked Germany, and the personal details of hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been leaked online.

Chhattisgarh: BJP's smartphone distribution scheme stopped by Congress

20 Dec 2018

Chhattisgarh: BJP's smartphone distribution scheme stopped by Congress

In Chhattisgarh, the scheme of former Chief Minister Raman Singh to distribute smartphones to five million families in the state has been stopped by his successor Bhupesh Baghel, HT reports.

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for seventh consecutive working day

20 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for seventh consecutive working day

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were disrupted for the seventh consecutive working day today, amid sparring between Opposition and treasury benches on the Rafale jet issue.

BJP's rath-yatra in Bengal gets green signal from Calcutta HC

20 Dec 2018

BJP's rath-yatra in Bengal gets green signal from Calcutta HC

In a major setback to Trinamool Congress, which governs West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed Bharatiya Janata Party to take out a rath yatra in the state.

BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

20 Dec 2018

BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

The BJP and Congress workers clashed over the Rafale deal issue at Congress Bhawan in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, yesterday.

Stalin chants 'RaGa for PM', Mamata Banerjee says not now

20 Dec 2018

Stalin chants 'RaGa for PM', Mamata Banerjee says not now

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee has downplayed DMK leader Stalin's remark of making Rahul Gandhi the face of Prime Minister candidate for the opposition.

Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister

20 Dec 2018

Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister

The Jharkhand government is making efforts to provide accommodation to all homeless in the urban areas by 2020, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said yesterday.

US Federal Reserve raises lending rate; signals slower pace ahead

20 Dec 2018

US Federal Reserve raises lending rate; signals slower pace ahead

The US central bank raised the benchmark borrowing rate yesterday, but gave the clearest sign to date that it will go slow on additional increases as it watches the economy.

Blind, worm-like, sand burrowing creature named after Donald Trump

19 Dec 2018

Blind, worm-like, sand burrowing creature named after Donald Trump

The US President, Donald Trump, has been the face of many controversies.

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

19 Dec 2018

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.

WB cabinet to expand tomorrow, four faces to be added

19 Dec 2018

WB cabinet to expand tomorrow, four faces to be added

The 31-month-old Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government in West Bengal will be expanded tomorrow, and four new faces would be inducted into it, officials said today.

Defamation-duel in Delhi-HC: Smriti Irani gets relief, Sanjay Nirupam doesn't

19 Dec 2018

Defamation-duel in Delhi-HC: Smriti Irani gets relief, Sanjay Nirupam doesn't

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday gave relief to Union Minister Smriti Irani by quashing the summons issued against her in a defamation case filed by Congress Minister Sanjay Nirupam.

Jayalalithaa's Apollo hospital bill includes Rs. 1.17 cr for food/beverages

19 Dec 2018

Jayalalithaa's Apollo hospital bill includes Rs. 1.17 cr for food/beverages

Apollo Hospital, where AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was hospitalized, submitted the hospital bill to Justice Arumughasamy Commission on Tuesday which shows dues to the tune of Rs. 44 lakh are still unsettled.

Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides

19 Dec 2018

Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides

The Madras High Court today restrained political parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides across Tamil Nadu till further orders.

Belgian PM Charles Michel announces resignation over UN migration pact

19 Dec 2018

Belgian PM Charles Michel announces resignation over UN migration pact

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has announced his resignation, less than two weeks after his main coalition partner quit in a row over migration, leaving him leading a minority government.

Meri madam mahaan: Teary-eyed Hamid Ansari, mother meet Sushma Swaraj

19 Dec 2018

Meri madam mahaan: Teary-eyed Hamid Ansari, mother meet Sushma Swaraj

The scenes in Delhi were emotional on Wednesday after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Hamid Ansari and his mother.

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram summoned by ED

19 Dec 2018

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram summoned by ED

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, was on Wednesday summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis case, ANI reports.

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

19 Dec 2018

Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?

On Tuesday, few MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party raised the issue of Ram Mandir at the parliamentary meet and asked the Centre's stand on the issue, reports IE.

Didn't fear press: 'Silent PM' Manmohan Singh's jibe at Modi

19 Dec 2018

Didn't fear press: 'Silent PM' Manmohan Singh's jibe at Modi

In an apparent swipe at his successor, Narendra Modi, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said he was called the 'silent Prime Minister' but he never shied away from talking to the press.

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

18 Dec 2018

Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh

In the run up to the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi had promised that every person in the country would receive Rs. 15 lakh if Indians' black money stored in offshore accounts was recovered.

Accusing BJP of dividing society, Dalit MP Savitribai Phule resigns

06 Dec 2018

Accusing BJP of dividing society, Dalit MP Savitribai Phule resigns

Upset with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), MP Savitribai Phule resigned from the party on Thursday.

Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

04 Dec 2018

Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

The Supreme Court was today informed that there were 4,122 criminal cases pending, some for over three decades, against present and former members of Parliament and legislative assemblies.

Sushma Swaraj will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

20 Nov 2018

Sushma Swaraj will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced that she will not contest the elections.

Sitaram Kesri's exit gains attention: Here's what happened years ago

19 Nov 2018

Sitaram Kesri's exit gains attention: Here's what happened years ago

In a rally in Chhattisgarh on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the ouster of Sitaram Kesri from Congress in 1998, to prove the grand old party is loyal only to the members of Gandhi family.

Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM

17 Nov 2018

Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM

Dear reader, humor us for a minute. Tell us - what do you think is common between Rajiv Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi?

Former Uttar Pradesh MLA booked for beating up tehsildar

17 Nov 2018

Former Uttar Pradesh MLA booked for beating up tehsildar

Two cases were registered against the former MLA of Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh) Dilip Verma and his supporters for allegedly beating up a tehsildar in his chamber, police said today.

MP polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises 10L jobs per year

17 Nov 2018

MP polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises 10L jobs per year

Providing 10 lakh jobs per year to youths in Madhya Pradesh and welfare of all sections of society are among the major promises made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its manifesto for the November 28 assembly elections.

For remaining term, this Karnataka-MP wants to focus on key-areas

16 Nov 2018

For remaining term, this Karnataka-MP wants to focus on key-areas

Newly-elected Congress MP from Karnataka's Ballari, V S Ugrappa, today said he'd focus on drinking water, health, and infrastructure in the remaining five months of his tenure.

TRS chief richer by Rs. 5.5cr but owns no car

15 Nov 2018

TRS chief richer by Rs. 5.5cr but owns no car

Telangana caretaker Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao, is richer by nearly Rs. 5.5 crore, and acquired 16 acres of agricultural land during the past four years, according to the affidavit he filed, along with his nomination for Gajwel Assembly constituency.

Family feud escalates, OP Chautala expels son Ajay from INLD

14 Nov 2018

Family feud escalates, OP Chautala expels son Ajay from INLD

The ongoing feud within the Chautala family escalated with INLD Chief and former Chief Minister of Haryana, Om Prakash Chautala, expelling his son Ajay Singh from the primary membership of the party for alleged anti-party activities.

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

14 Nov 2018

PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

Union Minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59, condolences follow

12 Nov 2018

Union Minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59, condolences follow

In a tragic incident, senior BJP leader and cabinet minister HN Ananth Kumar died on Monday at 2 in the morning.

Unprecedented! President, predecessor clash in proudly stable Botswana

08 Nov 2018

Unprecedented! President, predecessor clash in proudly stable Botswana

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has used his first state-of-the-nation address to openly attack his predecessor Ian Khama, in an unprecedented clash in a nation that prides itself on stability.

Uttarakhand BJP leader sacked after party worker alleges sexual harassment?

05 Nov 2018

Uttarakhand BJP leader sacked after party worker alleges sexual harassment?

The BJP has decided to remove a Uttarakhand general secretary over allegations of sexual harassment by a former party worker, sources said.