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AAP Nominates Three Candidates in Dakshina Kannada for Karnataka Assembly Elections

The Aam Aadmi Party, which is attempting to gain entry into state politics, had on Monday released its first list of 80 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections

21 Mar 2023 11:08 pm
PM to Pay His Seventh Visit to Poll-bound Karnataka This Year on Saturday

During the visit, the Prime Minister will participate in programmes organised in Chikkaballapura, Bengaluru, and Davangere districts

21 Mar 2023 6:43 pm
BJP Most Important Foreign Political Party in World for American National Interests: WSJ

According to the opinion piece published on Monday, the BJP is poorly understood in the West because it grows out of a political and cultural history unfamiliar to most non-Indians

21 Mar 2023 5:31 pm
Kerala Assembly Adjourned Sine Die Amid Protests by Opposition Leaders

Five opposition MLAs of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Anwar Sadath, T J Vinod, Uma thomas, A K M Ashraf and Kurukoli Moideen, began an indefinite satyagraha on the floor of the assembly on Tuesday

21 Mar 2023 5:13 pm
'Illiterate People From Top to Bottom': Kejriwal Slams Centre, its Officials Over Ad Budget Calculation

Kejriwal also referred to himself as the younger brother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while emphasizing the cooperation between the city government and the Centre.

21 Mar 2023 5:04 pm
Mamata Banerjee to Stage Dharna Against Centre's Alleged Neglect of West Bengal in Budget Allocation

She claimed the Centre has not released funds for MGNREGA project and other initiatives of the housing and road departments

21 Mar 2023 3:56 pm
'Scurrilous' Claims Made Against Me, Have Right to Respond in Parliament to 'Unfair' Charges: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi invoked Rule 357 which allows for personal explanations and also cited the example of BJP MP and then minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who invoked the Rule to give an explanation regarding comments made by Jyotiraditya Scindia in relation to him in Parliament

21 Mar 2023 3:52 pm
Din in Maha Council as Oppn Questions BJP's Silence on K'taka Move to Block Funds in Border Villages

Amid the din, Legislative Council deputy chairperson Neelam Gorhe adjourned the proceedings for 10 minutes to mark the protest against the Karnataka government's act of blocking the funds

21 Mar 2023 3:32 pm
Maha Council: Health Min Must Issue Statement on COVID-19 Situation, Use of Masks, Says Dy Chairperson

Gorhe alluded to a recent statement made by former state COVID-19 task force chairperson Dr Sanjay Oak about making masks mandatory in the state

21 Mar 2023 2:59 pm
5 UDF MLAs Launch Satyagraha in Kerala Assembly

As soon as the question hour began, Satheesan stood up and declared that opposition members Anwar Sadath, Kurukkoli Moideen, AKM Ashraf, T J Vinod and Uma Thomas would stage an indefinite satyagraha in the well of the House against the government, accusing it of not taking steps to ensure the proper functioning of the House

21 Mar 2023 1:49 pm
Amid Bengaluru-Mysore E-way Row, Cong Says PM Inaugurating New Bengaluru Metro Line Before Completion

PM Modi will be inaugurating the KR Puram-Whitefield metro line on March 25 in Bengaluru

21 Mar 2023 1:48 pm
WATCH | Before Reaching ED Office, Kavitha's Dramatic Appearance with 'Black and Blue Proof'

In a letter addressed to an ED official, she said she was submitting all the earlier phones which she may have used in the past and as sought by him, 'despite the actions of the agency being ex-facie malafide'

21 Mar 2023 1:29 pm
Groupism Haunts BJP in Karnataka's Belagavi District Ahead of Polls

The internal feud was fueled after BJP leader and former Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa earlier said that around four to five MLAs might not get tickets in this election

21 Mar 2023 1:13 pm
In First Address After Amritpal Showdown, CM Mann Assures Citizens, Says 'You're in Safe Hands'

In his first address after the crackdown on Khalistan sympathizer Amritpal Singh, Mann said that some anti-social elements had tried to disrupt the peace in the state and were dealt with.

21 Mar 2023 12:52 pm
Mukroh Part of Meghalaya: CM Conrad Sangma Tells Assembly

Sangma's statement comes weeks after Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said in the assembly that Mukroh is a part of his state

21 Mar 2023 12:45 pm
How Far Will Tipu Sultan Impact Karnataka Politics? Vokkaliga Seers Say Dont Drag 'Us' Into Row

Vokkaliga Seer Nirmalananda Natha Swamy said he categorically rejected the existence of the two men who killed Tipu Sultan, asking the BJP to provide evidence to support their claims

21 Mar 2023 12:43 pm
Cong Slams Centre After Interpol Drops Mehul Choksi's Name from Red Notices List

People who have run away with money from banks, Mehul Choksi, those giving protection to such people talk about patriotism, it is a joke, the Congress president told reporters before leaving for Parliament

21 Mar 2023 12:06 pm
'Desire to Rule...Gave India to Brits': Sambit Patra Draws Parallel Between Rahul Gandhi & Mir Jafar

Mir Jafar took the help of the East India Company to become the 'Nawab', following which the country was ruled by Britishers, Sambit Patra said

21 Mar 2023 11:57 am
'First Time in 75 years...': CM Kejriwal Writes to PM, Says 'Don't Stop Delhi Budget'

Speaking at a News18 programme on Monday, Kejriwal charged that the Centre was resorting to gundagardi and said it was the first time in the country's history that the budget of a government was put on hold.

21 Mar 2023 11:31 am
Delhi Excise Policy Case: 'Not Called in As an Accused,' ED Officials Tell K Kavitha, Claims Her Team

Kavitha reportedly asked the ED officials whether they found incriminating evidence on the phone seized from her and sought to know who leaked to the media that she destroyed her phone.

21 Mar 2023 10:01 am
Shauk-e-Ilahi: Was Most Feared Gangster of 1980s Guru or Friend to Umesh Pal Murder Accused Ateeq Ahmed?

Shauk-e-Ilahi alias Chand Babas terror was at its peak from 1984 to 1989. Experts said his name and details are not easily available online but well highlighted in the bold history of Allahabad and its police records

21 Mar 2023 9:59 am
Bengal CM Mamata Heads to Odisha Today, All Eyes on Meeting with Patnaik as Spotlight Shines on New Front

TMC insiders said the party is planning to join hands with more regional leaders to form a front, which will remain equidistant from Congress and BJP ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections

21 Mar 2023 12:35 am
'Gundagardi': AAP vs BJP in Delhi, Kejriwal Claims Centre Obstructing Budget Presentation | News18 Chaupal

MHA's decision to not approve the budget will leave an impact on the salaries of Delhi government employees, Arvind Kejriwal said

20 Mar 2023 10:14 pm
Be Sensitive: AAP Govt Asked to Tread with Caution in Dealing with Amritpals Young, Misled Supporters

In wake of a police crackdown on Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh and subsequent arrests, opposition parties in Punjab criticised Bhagwant Mann-led government for siding with Centre and trying to defame Punjabi youth

20 Mar 2023 9:44 pm
Nadda Slams Rahul Gandhi Over London Remarks, Highlights World Leaders' Appreciation for PM Modi | News18 Chaupal

Talking about Indias soft power under PM Modi, Nadda said 190 countries are now celebrating International Yoga Day

20 Mar 2023 9:24 pm
'Don't Want to be Called a Version of Congress, It Seems Like Abuse': Kejriwal at News18 Chaupal

Speaking about the 2024 elections at the mega event, Arvind Kejriwal asserted he has no mission to defeat anyone, saying that if the opposition gets united only for the sole purpose to defeat the BJP, voters wont like the agenda

20 Mar 2023 9:06 pm
Maha CM Agreed to Reconsider Bringing Back OPS, Strike Called Off: State Govt Employees Unions

We have been assured the state is positive about the implementation of the OPS. Also, the govt is ready to take back notices issued to officials on strike. Thus, we have also decided to cooperate by withdrawing our strike, said Vishwas Katkar

20 Mar 2023 8:47 pm
'Gandhi Foundation Funded By China': Anurag Thakur Takes Dig at Congress Over Rahul's UK Remarks | News18 Chaupal

Rahul Gandhi's residence was visited by the Delhi Police to inquire about his women are still being sexually assaulted statement

20 Mar 2023 8:45 pm
Govt Developing Rs 2L Cr Worth Logistics Clusters, Tech to Boost Public Transport: Gadkari | News18 Chaupal

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said, the visible change in the development of infrastructure in the country speaks for itself regarding the performance of the government led by PM Modi

20 Mar 2023 7:24 pm
'Message Loud & Clear': BJP's Sirsa Hails Sikh Protests at Britsh High Commission Over London Tricolour Incident

Manjinder Singh Sirsa addressed a press conference urging Sikhs sitting in all parts of the world to openly condemn the incident

20 Mar 2023 6:53 pm
Sharingain Longkumer Unanimously Elected Speaker of Nagaland Assembly

Lauding Longkumer for being elected the Speaker for the second term, Leader of the House, Neiphiu Rio congratulated him for being elected unopposed to the post of Speaker

20 Mar 2023 6:21 pm
Real Jaadugar is God: Sachin Pilot Breaks Silence on Tiff With Gehlot, Fight for CM Crown | News18 Chaupal

Pilot said he bent over backwards to accommodate senior leaders in Rajasthan since he had assumed a crucial post at a young age and did not want them to feel they were being disrespected

20 Mar 2023 12:38 pm
Karnataka: Another BJP 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra' Called Off as Ticket Tumult Rages Within BJP

The Vijay Sankalp Yatra was being held headed by MLA Renukacharya and MP GM Siddeshwara in Davanagere. Supporters of BJP ticket aspirant Mallikarjun Madal present in large numbers at the yatra blocked the vehicle demanding the leaders to announce him as the candidate for Davanagere constituency

20 Mar 2023 12:03 pm
News18 India Chaupal: Rahul Gandhi Has No Attachment to India, Says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

We have the new education policy. Today Indian youth think big, they are not only thinking about India but also thinking about resolving world issues, the education minister said

20 Mar 2023 11:58 am
Karnataka Elections: Rahul Gandhi to Address 'Yuva Kranti Samavesha' in Belagavi Today

This will be the former AICC President's first visit to poll-bound Karnataka, months after the 'Bharat Jodo Yatra', led by him, marched its way through parts of the State.

20 Mar 2023 11:58 am
By Stalling Parliament, BJP Trying to Make Rahul Gandhi A Hero, Says Mamata

Banerjee's comment comes amid the logjam in Parliament over Gandhi's remarks during his recent trip to the UK, with both houses failing to transact any significant business on the first five days of the budget session's second half.

20 Mar 2023 10:58 am
Armed With Five Promises, Rahul Gandhi Turns Focus to Election-Bound Karnataka as BJP Raises Heat

Senior Congress leaders confirmed that Rahul Gandhi would visit the poll-bound southern state almost every week and both Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi will address rallies across Karnataka, individually and jointly

20 Mar 2023 10:21 am
'How Will They Get Justice', Asks Assam CM on Rahul's 'Sexual Harassment' Victims Remark

Interacting with the mediapersons in Delhi, Sarma said: Has he not read the CRPC or the Indian Constitution which outline the fundamental duties of citizens?

20 Mar 2023 8:35 am
'What Kind of Democracy is This?' Opposition Leaders Slam Kiren Rijiju's Remarks

Rijiju made the remarks at the India Today Conclave in the national capital on Saturday

19 Mar 2023 10:33 pm
MP: With Eye on Polls, Congress Announces Rs 1,500 Monthly Assistance for Women, Cooking Gas Cylinder at Rs 500

Making the announcement, state Congress president Kamal Nath slammed Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, saying the CM was making a slew of hollow promises before the polls to remain in power

19 Mar 2023 9:54 pm
RaGas to Parl House: Brace for Week 2 of Chaos Amid Cong-BJP War over Delhi Cops Move

Rahul Gandhi will be in Karnataka tomorrow and he will make this an issue, while in Parliament, the Congress will use it to further attack the BJP and government, insisting Gandhi be allowed time to speak and defend himself

19 Mar 2023 8:40 pm
Congress Invokes Savarkar in New Picture of Rahul Gandhi; BJP Hits Out

The BJP slammed the Congress almost immediately. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju tweeted, I sincerely request people not to insult a great soul like Veer Savarkar.

19 Mar 2023 6:15 pm
UP: Yogi Adityanath Celebrates 6 Years as CM with Prayers at Hanumangarhi, Ram Lalla Temple

He was also briefed about the progress of the construction of the Ram temple, to which he was told 70 per cent construction of the temple had been completed, a government statement said

19 Mar 2023 3:09 pm
Go to Every Nook & Corner, Talk About Changes PM Modi Has Brought: Nadda to BJYM Workers

It is our responsibility to channelise the youth energy, to give due significance to the voices of people and the collective wisdom, to become the part and parcel of a mature democracy through respecting each and every voice, Nadda said

19 Mar 2023 2:58 pm
Ktaka BJP Minister Pitches Biopic on Tipu Sultans Killers; JDS Slams Move, Warns of Serious Implications

The BJP claims that two chieftains - Uri and Nanje Gowda who belong to the Vokkaliga community killed Tipu Sultan. BJP Minister Muniratna Naidu said he had approached the KFCC to produce a film on the same.

19 Mar 2023 2:17 pm
BJP Raises Poll Pitch in Old Mysuru Region, Key to Its Ambition to Regain Power in Karnataka

For decades, the BJP has struggled to spread its wings in the Vokkaliga community-dominated Old Mysuru region, with the well entrenched JD(S) and Congress holding sway

19 Mar 2023 2:10 pm
Delhi Police Meets Rahul Gandhi Over Remarks in Kashmir During Bharat Jodo Yatra | Here's What He Had Said

According to police, Rahul Gandhi gave a statement in Srinagar on January 30 that he met several women and they told him that they had been raped

19 Mar 2023 2:09 pm
Why is Tipu Sultan a Burning Poll Issue? Explained as Karnataka Film Stirs Up Row

Explained: A section in the old Mysuru belt claims that Tipu did not die fighting the British, but was killed by two Vokkaliga chieftains Uri Gowda and Nanje Gowda

19 Mar 2023 1:11 pm
No Place in Democracy for Those Who Don't Believe in It: BJP President Nadda Targets Rahul Gandhi

Those who do not believe in democracy have no place in democracy, Nadda said in his virtual address after inaugurating the 'National Youth parliament' of his party's youth wing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, being held in Chennai

19 Mar 2023 1:08 pm
BJP, Shinde-led Sena Will Jointly Contest All 288 Maha Assembly Seats, Says BJP State Prez

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will contest all 288 Assembly and 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra in alliance with other NDA constituents, BJP state president Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said.

19 Mar 2023 12:09 pm