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RS passes NIA Bill, Opposition members fear for safety of minorities

Home Minister Amit Shah and Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi accuse each other's govts of playing politics on Samjhauta bomb blast issue

17 Jul 2019 8:17 pm
'Anti-patriotic': RSS wing says India must not issue foreign currency bonds

They say it is anti-patriotic as it could create long-term risks for the economy, potentially allowing rich foreign nations and their financial institutions to dictate the country's policies

17 Jul 2019 9:02 am
Rahul exempted from personal appearance in 'Modi surname' defamation case

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate B H Kapadia last week had issued summons to Gandhi after finding that there was prima facie a case of criminal defamation against him

16 Jul 2019 3:05 pm
Decision on resignation of rebel MLAs by tomorrow: Karnataka speaker to SC

The rebel MLAs told the court that the Speaker kept their resignation pending just to disqualify them

16 Jul 2019 1:05 pm
Karnataka crisis: 'Resignations have to be accepted', rebel MLAs tell SC

The 10 rebel MLAs moved the apex court alleging that the Speaker was not accepting their resignations

16 Jul 2019 11:45 am
Karnataka political crisis: SC begins hearing on pleas of 15 rebel MLAs

The top court had on Friday restrained the Speaker from taking any decision till July 16

16 Jul 2019 11:05 am
Karnataka's Congress-JDS govt to face floor test on July 18, says Speaker

Senior Congress legislators said they have got more time to continue their efforts to mollify the rebel MLAs

15 Jul 2019 6:10 pm
General can't say no to a posting: CM on Sidhu quitting after Cabinet rejig

Asked if it was embarrassing for his government that differences between him and Sidhu were playing out in the public, the chief minister stressed he had no issues with him

15 Jul 2019 4:15 pm
Karnataka crisis: SC agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, appearing for the rebel MLAs

15 Jul 2019 11:25 am
Child trafficking widespread across India, West Bengal worst affected

Three in five - or 9,034 of 15,379 - persons trafficked in 2016 were children (below 18 years), the data from the NCRB show. Of these, 4,911 (54%) were girls and the rest were boys

14 Jul 2019 8:46 pm
Karnataka Congress rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj arrives in Mumbai, count now 15

With the support of two Independents, the opposition BJP has 107 MLAs in the 224-member House

14 Jul 2019 5:25 pm
Navjot Singh Sidhu tweets letter of resignation as Punjab Cabinet Minister

Sidhu took to Twitter on Sunday, making public his resignation letter dated June 10 addressed to Congress President Rahul Gandhi

14 Jul 2019 12:50 pm
AAP holds meeting with former candidates, plans roadmap for state elections

The AAP had suffered a crushing defeat in the 2017 Delhi civic elections, winning only 48 out of the 270 wards

13 Jul 2019 9:15 pm
Cong-JD(S) in frenzy to get K'taka rebels back as BJP calls for trust vote

The BJP made it clear that it will press Kumaraswamy to seek the trust vote in the Assembly on Monday

13 Jul 2019 8:16 pm
Tripura: BJP wins 85% rural seats uncontested; polls unfair, alleges oppn

The rural polls are scheduled to be held in the north eastern state on July 27

13 Jul 2019 7:50 pm
Five more rebel K'taka MLAs move SC over Speaker not accepting resignation

The five MLAs are Anand Singh, K Sudhakar, N Nagaraj, Munirathna and Roshan Baig

13 Jul 2019 5:35 pm
Rebel INC MLA says ready to withdraw resignation, ask others to follow suit

The ruling coalition's strength in the House is 116 (Congress 78, JD(S) 37 and BSP one), besides the speaker

13 Jul 2019 3:50 pm
14 rebel Karnataka MLAs camping in Mumbai head to Shirdi's Saibaba Temple

They went to Bengaluru to submit their resignations on Thursday, but returned to a luxury hotel here the same day

13 Jul 2019 3:26 pm
Goa cabinet rejig: Goa Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo resigns from post

Lobo submitted his resignation to Speaker Rajesh Patnekar at noon

13 Jul 2019 12:20 pm
Karnataka crisis: Congress begins backchannel talks to win back rebel MLAs

Sources in JD(S) said Kumaraswamy is in direct talks with at least four Congress legislators, who have resigned, and was hopeful that they would withdraw their resignation

13 Jul 2019 11:36 am
Days after 10 Cong MLAs joined BJP, Goa CM to reshuffle cabinet on Saturday

The chief minister Friday said that he had asked three GFP MLAs and Independent lawmaker to resign as he would be inducting four new ministers.

13 Jul 2019 10:50 am
FM Nirmala Sitharaman takes on P Chidambaram over Budget numbers

Chidambaram had said that projections given in the Budget were unrealistic considering the past trends

12 Jul 2019 10:33 pm
SC directs status quo in Karnataka MLA resigning case, next hearing July 16

Top court will decide on larger issue of constitutionality of the MLAs resigning and whether the speaker could be given directions by it

12 Jul 2019 4:37 pm
SC bars Karnataka Speaker from taking decision on rebel MLAs till July 16

The bench specifically mentioned in the order that the speaker would not decide on the issue of the resignation or the disqualification of the rebel MLAs to enable the court to judge the larger issues

12 Jul 2019 2:25 pm
Karnataka CM says won't cling to power, asks Speaker to fix trust vote time

Kumaraswamy made the plea seeking the trust vote in the Assembly, which met here amid a flurry of political developments that have pushed his already wobbly government on the brink of collapse

12 Jul 2019 1:40 pm
Karnataka political crisis: Will issue whip to party MLAs, says Yeddyurappa

The 10 rebel MLAs personally submitted their fresh resignations to Ramesh Kumar in Bengaluru yesterday

12 Jul 2019 1:26 pm
Karnataka crisis: Youth Cong leader moves SC to be intervenor in MLAs' case

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was told that the resignations by the rebel MLAs were nothing but a kind of defection

12 Jul 2019 11:15 am
It's game over for the Gandhis but Congress has a chance to begin anew

The prime minister, a former tea seller from Gujarat, makes a far more credible champion of the poor than a globe-trotting champagne socialist from Delhi with a famous last name

12 Jul 2019 7:47 am
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury likely to chair PAC

The Lok Sabha speaker also constituted two more parliamentary panels -- one on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and the other on Public Undertakings

12 Jul 2019 12:20 am
14 rebel Karnataka MLAs return to Mumbai after submitting resignations

The MLAs have returned to the Renaissance hotel in suburban Powai and they would be staying there for another two days

11 Jul 2019 11:20 pm
Will examine if MLA resignations are genuine, says Karnataka Speaker

Two independent MLAs have also withdrawn support to the coalition government

11 Jul 2019 7:55 pm
Karnataka crisis: SC asks speaker to take decision on 10 rebel MLAs today

The apex court also directed the Karnataka DGP to provide protection to the 10 MLAs from Bengaluru airport to the assembly after their arrival from Mumbai.

11 Jul 2019 12:00 pm
Day after qutting Assembly, NCP MLA Pandurang Warora joins Shiv Sena

Thackeray assured Warora that his concerns for providing water to Shahapur will be addressed

10 Jul 2019 9:16 pm
Congress caught off guard in Goa as 10 of 15 MLAs merge with BJP

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who was present when the group arrived at the Assembly complex, said the 10 MLAs have merged with the BJP

10 Jul 2019 9:05 pm
Congress, NCP to start seat-sharing talks for Maharashtra polls next week

In the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress won only one seat in Maharashtra while the NCP got only four

10 Jul 2019 8:35 pm
Karnataka coalition govt suffers fresh jolt as MLA, Minister resign

Nagaraj and Sudhakar submitted their resignations to Speaker Ramesh Kumar at his chamber in Vidhana Soudha, the State secretariat

10 Jul 2019 8:00 pm
Local leaders to blame for Amethi loss, will not desert constituency: Rahul

District Congress committee member Narendra Mishra said Gandhi appreciated the hard work by party workers

10 Jul 2019 4:40 pm
Rajya Sabha adjourns twice amid uproar over Karnataka crisis

This is the second day in a row during the current session of Parliament that the Rajya Sabha failed to transact any business.

10 Jul 2019 1:05 pm
Karnataka crisis: D K Shivakumar arrives in Mumbai to meet rebel MLAs

Late midnight, ten of the MLAs wrote to the police fearing threat to their lives and asked that Shivkumar be prevented from entering the hotel where they are put up

10 Jul 2019 9:00 am
10 rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs fear for life during CM's proposed visit to hotel

Rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs fear 'threat' to life during K'tk CM's proposed visit to Mumbai hotel

10 Jul 2019 1:55 am
Resignation letters of 8 of 13 MLAs not in format: Ktka Speaker

The fate of the 13-month-old Congress-JD(S) government led by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy is hinged on the Speaker's decision on the resignation

9 Jul 2019 6:44 pm
Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi tomorrow the first time after Lok Sabha defeat

In a historic poll battle, Smriti Irani defeated Gandhi in his bastion by more than 52,000 votes

9 Jul 2019 1:20 pm
I can't make any errors: All eyes on Karnataka speaker amid ongoing crisis

Ahead of the assembly session from July 12, the speaker's decision on the resignation letters holds great value as it will decide the future of the shaky coalition government led by H D Kumaraswamy.

9 Jul 2019 1:10 pm
Karnataka: Rebel MLAs taken to Pune, likely to reach Goa in special flight

The year-old Congress-Janata Dal (S) coalition government in Karnataka is on the brink of collapse after the spate of resignations by the MLAs.

9 Jul 2019 9:30 am
Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) in a huddle to save Karnataka govt

The dissidents stayed put in a hotel in Mumbai

9 Jul 2019 3:08 am
Could Mukul Wasnik be the bridge between old and new guard in Congress?

Mallikarjun Kharge, 76, Jyotiraditya Scindia, 48, and Sachin Pilot, 41, are other names being talked about for the post.

8 Jul 2019 11:37 pm
Congress, JD(S) ministers resign to help save Karnataka coalition govt

The crisis in Karnataka was triggered by the resignation of 13 MLAs of the ruling coalition

8 Jul 2019 3:45 pm
Rahul Gandhi to blame for Karnataka political crisis, not BJP: Rajnath

The Congress-JD (S) government has plunged into a crisis, with 13 MLAs of the alliance submitting their resignation to the Speaker. 12 of them did it on Saturday

8 Jul 2019 2:40 pm
Cong ministers in Karnataka quit to accommodate disgruntled MLAs in Cabinet

This decision was taken at a breakfast meeting of Congress ministers at Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara's residence here which was attended by CLP leader Siddaramaiah and AICC general secretary K

8 Jul 2019 2:00 pm
Karnataka crisis: Independent MLA Nagesh resigns, withdraws support to govt

The Congress-JD(S) government has plunged into crisis with 13 MLAs of the alliance submitting their resignations to the Speaker so far

8 Jul 2019 12:00 pm