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We Both Decided to Work Together for Betterment of People: Kejriwal After Meeting Delhi L-G

After assuming charge on Thursday, Saxena also met Union Home Minister Amit Shah to seek his insights on various aspects related to Delhi

27 May 2022 7:33 pm
Sacked Punjab Minister Sent to 14-day Judicial Custody; Says Worked with 'Utmost Honesty'

Advocate H S Dhanoa, the counsel for Singla, said police requested for the judicial remand of the former minister and his Pardeep

27 May 2022 7:28 pm
Three-tier Panchayat Elections in MP to Be Held in Three Phases from June 25

A total of 3,93,78,502 voters will exercise their franchise in these polls

27 May 2022 7:20 pm
'Inept' Jagan Ineligible to Continue as AP CM: Chandrababu Naidu

The multipurpose Polavaram project, the lifeline of AP, and the capital city Amaravati stood testimony to this, Naidu pointed out

27 May 2022 6:56 pm
Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Hospitalised After Complaining of Chest Pain

Anil Deshmukh has been admitted to ICU for uncontrolled high blood pressure and chest pain for a stress thallium heart test in KEM King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai

27 May 2022 4:51 pm
PM Modi to Mark 8th Anniversary of His Govt with Roadshow in Shimla on May 31

The prime minister will also interact virtually with the beneficiaries of 17 government schemes from across the country,

27 May 2022 3:12 pm
Sambhaji Chhatrapati Pulls Out of RS Poll Race in Maha; Blames Uddhav for No Support from Shiv Sena

Six Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra will go to polls on June 10, with the opposition BJP having the numbers to get two of its candidates elected

27 May 2022 3:03 pm
Rajasthan CM Gehlot Plays Down Upset Minister's Tweet, Says Should Not Be Taken Seriously

Chandna made his displeasure public through a tweet, saying he does not want to hold on to the 'dishonourable' ministerial post

27 May 2022 2:53 pm
RS Elections: UP May Surprise With Tough Fight for 11th Seat, Bihar on Watch for Ally Arithmetic

Given its numbers in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, the BJP can expect smooth sailing on seven Rajya Sabha seats on June 10. Taking that score to eight would need a special push

27 May 2022 12:14 pm
In An Air of Cordiality, Sharp-edged Politics on Display in PM Modis Chennai Visit

With the AIADMK in a significantly reduced state and the BJP just gaining some traction, Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has been strident over the last year politically

27 May 2022 9:00 am
Modi@8: PM a Great Listener, Leads by Example, a Fountain of Inspiration, Giriraj Singh Tells News18

As the Narendra Modi government marks its eight years, union minister Giriraj Singh shares exclusively with some unique characteristics of the Prime Minister

27 May 2022 8:56 am
Raj Minister Ashok Chandna Unhappy with CM's Principal Secy, Asks to Be Relieved of 'Dishonourable' Ministerial Post

The development comes just days ahead of Rajya Sabha elections in Rajasthan and indicates resentment within the party

27 May 2022 7:32 am
As Video Goes Viral of Child Chanting 'Hate Slogans' at Kerala PFI Rally, Politics on Proposed Ban Intensifies

The NIA calls the Popular Front of India a 'threat to national security' and in its reports has mentioned how in Kerala there has been a mushrooming of several Muslim radical organisations including the PFI

27 May 2022 7:30 am
Don't Let AAP Become Principal Opposition Party by Replacing Congress: BJP To State Units

After its thumping victory in Punjab assembly polls, the AAP has now shifted its focus on the upcoming Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly

27 May 2022 6:58 am
Lok Sabha Secretariat Asks Estates Officer to Initiate Eviction Proceedings Against Ex-AAP MP Mann

Mann had resigned as Sangrur MP in March to become Punjab's chief minister. In its petition before the estates officer, the Secretariat said

26 May 2022 9:30 pm
After Firing Singla, Mann Govt Takes Aim at Ex-Punjab MLAs, Ministers Accused of Corruption

Following the sacking and arrest of state health minister Vijay Singla over alleged corruption, the ruling AAP on Thursday sought details from former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and his cabinet colleague Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa about similar malfeasance under the Congress government

26 May 2022 9:18 pm
Expelled BSP Leader and Former Minister, Nakul Dubey Joins Congress

Nakul Dubey is known as a popular Brahmin leader in the politics of UP and he helped BSP rise to power in the state

26 May 2022 8:15 pm
UP Assembly: Shivpal Praises Yogi as 'Honest', 'Hardworking'

Shivpal Yadav, who is an SP MLA and was sitting with SP lawmakers, also said that had opposition taken his support they would have been sitting in the treasury benches

26 May 2022 7:51 pm
Modi on Stage, CM Stalin Pitches for Tamil, Demands it be Declared Official Language at Centre

The chief minister made the comment during a speech welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Chennai

26 May 2022 7:06 pm
Telangana CM Meets Deve Gowda in Bengaluru, Holds Discussions

KCR left for Bengaluru hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hyderabad visit to participate in the 20th year celebration of the Indian School of Business

26 May 2022 5:01 pm
ED Chargesheet: Political Weapons Against Me Ahead of Assembly Polls, Says Shivakumar

The case was based on an Income Tax Department chargesheet filed against Shivakumar and others before a court in Bengaluru for alleged tax evasion and hawala dealings

26 May 2022 4:49 pm
'No Seats for Parliament Members': Why Ex-Minister Harsh Vardhan Walked Out of Delhi L-G's Swearing-in

North East Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari and West Delhi MP Parvesh Verma were seen sitting in back rows of sofas for dignitaries

26 May 2022 4:30 pm
Modi@8: Bullet Train, AIIMS Rajkot, Green Airport, Gujarat Lies at the Heart of PMs India Development, Says CM Patel

From hosting Donald Trump, WHO Director General to UK PM Boris Johnson, PM Modi ensured that not only Delhi, but other states too get priority in hosting world leaders, and Gujarat has been on top of his list, said CM Bhupendra Patel

26 May 2022 4:00 pm
UP Budget Meets Aspirations of People, Says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

The budget has taken care of the BJP's Lok Sankalp Patra (election Manifesto) released during the assembly polls, and out of 130 resolutions, 97 have been addressed, Yogi said

26 May 2022 3:47 pm
Delhi Police Lodges FIR Day After MP Navneet Rana Alleges She Received Threatening Calls

According to the complaint filed by her personal assistant, the MP received 11 calls on Tuesday from 5.27 pm to 5.47 pm on her personal mobile number

26 May 2022 2:41 pm
UP Finance Minister Tables First Budget of Yogi Adityanath 2.0 Govt

Seated next to the chief minister, state finance minister Suresh Khanna said Rs 276.66 crore is proposed for Uttar Pradesh special security force entrusted with the task of security of courts and historical and religious places, including Ayodhya, Kashi and Mathura

26 May 2022 1:56 pm
I Believe in Science, So Does 'Saint' Adityanath: Modi's Dig at 'Superstitious' KCR as He Flies Out

Several reports in 2016 stated that Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao moved to a new Rs 50 crore home in compliance with 'Vaastu'

26 May 2022 1:39 pm
Delhi Bypoll: Hectic Lobbying in BJP for Ticket from Rajinder Nagar Assembly Seat

The bypoll was necessitated after AAP's Raghav Chadha resigned from the Delhi Assembly after he was elected to the Rajya Sabha from Punjab

26 May 2022 1:38 pm
'Go Home and Cook': Maha BJP Chief Draws Flak for Sexist Jibe at NCP Leader Supriya Sule

Patil made the remarks on Wednesday during a protest by the state BJP unit in Mumbai demanding reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in elections

26 May 2022 1:25 pm
Tamil Nadu Opposition AIADMK Names Rajya Sabha Candidates

The announcement followed an hour-long discussion held at the party headquarters here along with deputy coordinators K P Munusamy and R Vaithilingam on Wednesday

26 May 2022 12:03 pm
Jayant Chaudhary SP's Pick for Rajya Sabha Polls: Day After Backing Sibal, Akhilesh's Plan for Ally

Rashtriya Lok Dal's (RLD) Jayant Chaudhary has been nominated as the joint candidate for Rajya Sabha for the alliance of the Samajwadi Party and the RLD

26 May 2022 11:08 am
RJD Chief Lalu Returns to Patna Amid Clamour for Caste Census, Fresh CBI Case

A huge throng of RJD supporters was present at the airport to welcome the otherwise flamboyant leader, who appeared morose, on a wheelchair with a mask on his face

26 May 2022 9:45 am
Modi@8: PM's Magic Intact, And A Gandhi-led Congress Seems to Be Left with An Empty Bag of Tricks

Speak to senior BJP leaders and they concede that a Gandhi-led Congress is a big ace up the ruling partys sleeve a political game whose rules to win are now known to them even in their sleep

26 May 2022 9:00 am
'Madrassas Training Centre for Bomb Blasts.. Will Dig Up Mosques for Shivlinga': T'gana BJP Chief Spits Fire

BJP's Telangana president and MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar said madrassas where unlawful activities allegedly happened would be banned when his party comes to power in the state

26 May 2022 8:36 am
'LDF Govt Won't Compromise With Any Kind of Communalism': Kerala CM on PFI's Alappuzah Rally

CM Pinarayi Vijayan was speaking about the provocative sloganeering by a child at a PFI rally and the hate speech by PC George, former MLA, whose bail was cancelled by the court on Wednesday

26 May 2022 7:51 am
Third Front on Mind, KCR to 'Breach Protocol for 2nd Time'; Won't Meet Modi as PM Reaches Hyd

This is the second time in four months that Telangana CM Rao is avoiding meeting PM Modi

26 May 2022 7:23 am
Preparations in Full Swing for PM Modi's Visit to Shimla on May 31 to 'Mark 8 Years of BJP Govt'

The state BJP president participated in a meeting to discuss the preparations in this regard

26 May 2022 6:58 am
Meghalaya, Assam to Soon Begin Second Phase of Boundary Talks: CM Conrad K Sangma

The two northeastern states have earlier agreed to demarcate the boundary along six other areas of difference after conclusion of the first phase of the dialogue

25 May 2022 11:18 pm
8 Years of Modi Govt: Union Ministers to Interact with Scheme Beneficiaries, Gather Feedback

BJP president J P Nadda held a meeting with the ministers on Wednesday to deliberated on the exercise to be held between May 30 and June 15, and to finalise the tour plans

25 May 2022 11:15 pm
Akhilesh Yadav Engages in Verbal Spat with Deputy CM Maurya in UP Assembly; Adityanath Intervenes

Akhilesh Yadav urged Speaker Satish Mahana to expunge any unparliamentary word used by him and said that personal comments should be avoided in the House

25 May 2022 10:19 pm
Bypolls to Three Lok Sabha, Seven Assembly Seats on June 23, Counting of Votes on June 26

The three Lok Sabha seats are Azamgarh and Rampur in Uttar Pradesh and Sangrur in Punjab

25 May 2022 9:49 pm
Yediyurappa Gets Exemption from Court Appearance in Graft Case

The BJP veteran's counsel submitted a medical certificate saying the 79-year-old was advised bed rest for 10 days by doctors from Sagar Hospital, who are treating him especially for bilateral pneumonitis

25 May 2022 9:44 pm
Top Leaders in Race as Cong May Get 11 RS Seats, Improve Its Position in Upper House

Top leaders including P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh, eyeing another term

25 May 2022 9:20 pm
Dont Have Salt in Your Tea for Long, Healthy Life: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to Tea Garden Workers

Himanta Biswa Sama, Assam Chief Minister, visited the tea gardens of Sonitpur district in Assam on Wednesday

25 May 2022 8:32 pm
5 Months, 5 Exits: As Kapil Sibal Bids Adieu to Sinking Congress, A Look at Others Who Left for Greener Pastures

While not many were surprised by the announcement, given that Sibal was part of the dissenters' group in the Congress --- G-23 --- and had made his discomfort with the leadership clear, the senior leaders exit comes at a time when the party is struggling to keep its flock together

25 May 2022 4:34 pm
25 May 2022 4:15 pm
Yediyurappa Indicates Bigger Role for Son in K'taka BJP, After Denial of Ticket for MLC Elections

Ignoring the recommendation of the state unit to field Vijayendra, the party central leadership on Tuesday announced names of four candidates, hours before the deadline for filing of nominations ended

25 May 2022 3:47 pm
Congress Appoints New Office Bearers for Its Himachal Pradesh Unit

The new appointments include three new senior vice presidents - Thakur Singh Bharmourie, Rangeela Ram Rao and Adarsh Sood, as well as six new vice presidents - Kishori Lal, Jagjeevan Pal, Sohan Lal, Karnesh Jung, Chiranjee Lal and Mahinder Chauhan

25 May 2022 3:15 pm
Chhattisgarh CM Inaugurates Memorial of Jhiram Valley Naxal Attack Victims, Claims BJP Obstructing Efforts to Expose Conspiracy Behind Incident

On May 25, 2013, Maoists attacked a convoy of Congress leaders in the Jhiram valley during a rally, killing 32 people, including the then state Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel and former Union minister Vidyacharan Shukla

25 May 2022 3:09 pm
AIADMK Demands Action Over Offensive YouTube Video on Hindu Deity

AIADMK top leader O Panneerselvam said his party strongly condemned the video post that insulted the cosmic dance of Lord Nataraja, a form of Shiva

25 May 2022 3:08 pm