27    C

Politics / Business Standard

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa inducts 17 ministers in first Cabinet expansion

Karnataka can have a maximum of 34 ministers, including the chief minister

20 Aug 2019 11:30 am
PM Modi speaks to Donald Trump amid tension with Pakistan over Kashmir

PM Modi said extreme rhetoric against India by some regional leaders not good for peace

19 Aug 2019 8:40 pm
We support reservation, needless row created over Bhagwat's remark: RSS

RSS said it has made it clear that it supports reservation for Dalits, scheduled tribes, other backward classes and those getting it on to economic grounds

19 Aug 2019 7:00 pm
Schools open and no students, everything 'normal' in J-K: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and former home minister P Chidambaram on Monday hit out at the Centre over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, alleging that there was a "new normal" in place. "Everything is normal in J&K. Schools open, no students. Everything is normal in J&K. Internet shut down once again," Chidambaram said. "Everything is normal in J&K. Mehbooba Mufti's daughter under house arrest. She asks why? No answer," he said. "If you are wondering what is going on, please understand, this is

19 Aug 2019 5:35 pm
Yediyurappa to expand K'taka Cabinet tomorrow; 14 ministers to be inducted

Speaking to reporters here, Yediyurappa said after the expansion, a cabinet meeting will be held

19 Aug 2019 11:50 am
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa gets govt's go-ahead for cabinet expansion

The delay was because the party was not able to finalise the names

17 Aug 2019 9:25 pm
Detention of J&K Congress chief 'outrageously illegal', says Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday dubbed the detention of party's Jammu and Kashmir chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir as "outrageously illegal" and hoped that the courts will take cognizance of the matter. In a series of tweets, the former finance minister said Mir is under house arrest in Jammu since Friday. "There was no written order of detention. Outrageously illegal ... I hope the courts will act and secure the liberty of citizens," he wrote. On Friday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi a

17 Aug 2019 7:00 pm
BJP's Khadse warns party against inducting anybody accused of corruption

The former Maharashtra minister said the BJP was known as "a party with difference", and this image must not get hurt

17 Aug 2019 5:40 pm
Pak foreign minister Qureshi slams Rajnath's remarks on India's nuke policy

The statement of Indian defence ministers showed his "folly", he said

17 Aug 2019 3:55 pm
Ratul Puri willing to join probe in chopper scam, seeks cancellation of NBW

Puri told special judge Arvind Kumar that he wrote some e-mails to the Enforcement Directorate expressing his desire to join the investigation but the agency did not respond

17 Aug 2019 12:30 pm
Kapil Mishra, former AAP leader and known Kejriwal detractor, joins BJP

Along with Mishra, AAP women wing Chief Richa Pandey also joined BJP. The duo was welcomed byBJP national vice president Shyam Jaju and Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari at the party's office

17 Aug 2019 12:10 pm
No Cong leader has 'brand equity' that Gandhi family has: Adhir Chowdhury

He also said the revival of the Congress largely depended on the weakening of regional parties that lack ideology, and claimed that the country was headed for "bipolar politics"

17 Aug 2019 12:05 pm
PM Modi writes letter to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on his 51st birthday

Kejriwal had been a vocal critic of Modi and had lashed out at him on several occasions during his first term as PM

16 Aug 2019 4:00 pm
Chidambaram hails PM's call for population control, single-use plastic ban

Chidambaram also said he hoped the finance minister and I-T officials had heard the PM's exhortation to respect wealth creators loud and clear

16 Aug 2019 12:47 pm
Independence Day speech: PM Modi says wealth creators must be honoured

In his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the setting up of CDS post, highlighted the dangers of population explosion, among other things

15 Aug 2019 11:53 am
Modi to deliver his sixth I-Day speech, expected to talk about J&K, economy

Modi has used August 15 addresses to present a report card on the governments performance to highlight how the country has grown on his watch

14 Aug 2019 3:45 pm
Accept invite to J&K sans conditions, when can I come: Rahul Gandhi to Guv

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday repeated his demand to visit Jammu and Kashmir and asked Governor Satya Pal Malik when he could come. He said he had accepted Malik's invitation to visit J&K and meet people without any conditions and termed the governor's reply \"feeble\". \"Dear Maalik (sic) ji, I saw your feeble reply to my tweet. \"I accept your invitation to visit Jammu & Kashmir and meet the people, with no conditions attached. When can I come?\" he said. On Tuesday, Malik had

14 Aug 2019 11:40 am
Governor's invite to Rahul Gandhi to J&K was never sincere: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, saying his invitation to Rahul Gandhi to visit the state was a \"tool of propaganda\" and never sincere. He said alleging that Rahul Gandhi has put conditions is rubbish, as he only asked for freedom to meet everyone, including soldiers. \"J&K Governor's invitation to Rahul Gandhi was never a sincere invitation. It was a tool of propaganda.To say that Rahul Gandhi put conditions is rubbish.

14 Aug 2019 10:45 am
BJP now main opposition in Sikkim as 10 SDF MLA's join party

The SDF MLAs met BJP Working President J P Nadda and joined the party in the presence of its General Secretary Ram Madhav, who is in charge of the party's affairs in the Northeast

14 Aug 2019 2:25 am
Scrapping of Article 370 unconstitutional, against democracy: Priyanka

In her first reaction to the scrapping of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday said it was done in an unconstitutional manner. The manner in which it has been done is totally unconstitutional and against the principles of democracy," she told reporters Umbha, the village where 10 tribals were killed in July in a land dispute. "There are rules that have to be followed when such things are done, which have not been followed," she said

13 Aug 2019 5:00 pm
Chidambaram only a 'burden on earth': TN CM Palaniswami on Article 370 row

Chidambaram had taken potshots at seven regional parties ruling in seven states, saying they did not cooperate against the BJP's move to scrap Article 370 in the Rajya Sabha out of 'fear'

13 Aug 2019 1:15 pm
Rahul Gandhi plans nationwide 'yatra' for reaching out to workers

Party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will continue to focus on Uttar Pradesh

13 Aug 2019 1:40 am
Voices in J-K must be heard; India undergoing deep crisis: Manmohan Singh

He made his first remarks on the revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after paying homage to his cabinet colleague and former Congressman S Jaipal Reddy

12 Aug 2019 10:22 pm
Chidambaram under fire, BJP calls his statement on Article 370 communal

P Chidambaram had alleged that the BJP-led NDA government would not have taken the bold decision had Jammu and Kashmir been a \"Hindu-dominated\" state

12 Aug 2019 8:10 pm
Eid in Jammu and Kashmir peaceful; no incident of firing: Police chief

Inspector General of Police S P Pani also said the Jammu and Kashmir administration was committed to maintain peace and order and the police were working in this direction

12 Aug 2019 6:45 pm
BJP accuses Chidambaram of making 'irresponsible' remarks on Kashmir

Chidambaram slammed the BJP-led NDA government on Sunday for ending the state's special status

12 Aug 2019 3:00 pm
Haryana elections in sight, wrestlers Mahavir and Babita Phogat join BJP

Asked the reasons for joining the BJP, Mahavir Phogat said, We are impressed with policies and programmes of the Narendra Modi government

12 Aug 2019 12:55 pm
TMC leaders laundering money through Durga puja committees, alleges BJP

Banerjee on Sunday had criticised the Centre for issuing income tax notices to several Durga Puja committees here, saying festivals should be exempt from levies

12 Aug 2019 12:00 pm
Only 25% complaints received on Yogi Adityanath's '1076' helpline solved

The maximum redressal of complaints has been done by the sugarcane development department

12 Aug 2019 10:58 am