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India, Politics, 03 Jun 2019

Rajya Sabha to meet on June 20

The session will continue till July 26, Rajya Sabha Secretariat said on Monday. In all, there will be 27 sittings of the Rajya Sabha.

03 Jun 2019 9:04 PM

Kashmir is a political problem and needs political redressal: Mehbooba Mufti

‘Expecting a quick fix through brute force by newly appointed HM is ridiculously naïve,’ PDP chief Mufti said in a tweet.

03 Jun 2019 8:57 PM

Kejriwal's announcement of free ride to women a 'political gimmick': BJP’s Vijay Goel

Earlier on Monday, Kejriwal announced free ride for women in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses, cluster buses and Delhi Metro trains.

03 Jun 2019 7:31 PM

Statue of Vidyasagar to be installed on June 11

'On June 11, we will install the symbolic statue which was broken. A Bronze bust will be installed,

03 Jun 2019 7:05 PM

Sadananda Gowda says Grama Vastavya is a 'gimmick' to shift focus from coalition

His comments came a day after K'tka CM Kumaraswamy announced he would resume his 'Grama Vastavya' (village stay) programme.

03 Jun 2019 6:14 PM


Andhra CM Jagan Reddy hikes Asha workers' salaries by Rs 7,000

‘This is the priority department and I will directly supervise the performance of the department,’ CM Reddy said.

03 Jun 2019 6:08 PM

‘2019 was race between Ferrari and cycle,’ says Akhilesh Yadav

‘Who used to be on television every day? Who owned the television? They played with and infiltrated our minds,’ Akhilesh said.

03 Jun 2019 5:23 PM

Olympic Association building belongs to us: Andhra Olympic body

At the time of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the government buildings in Hyderabad were allocated equally between Telangana and AP.

03 Jun 2019 4:45 PM

BJP attacks Arvind Kejriwal over new transport proposal

'On June 11, we will install the symbolic statue which was broken. A Bronze bust will be installed,

03 Jun 2019 4:20 PM

Centre dropping Hindi norm shows 'Kalaignar is living': M K Stalin

It cautioned the BJP-led government at the Centre to 'not play with the sentiments of the Tamil people'.

03 Jun 2019 4:11 PM


Finance Minister must find a solution to economic crisis: Shiv Sena

It said merely playing around with words will not help fight unemployment, the highest in the last 45 years.

03 Jun 2019 3:48 PM

Bill to ban triple talaq to be brought again: Ravi Shankar Prasad

With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, the contentious bill on banning triple talaq had lapsed as it could not be passed by Parliament.

03 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Cong-JD(S) govt in K'taka may fall before year-end: BJP leader P Muralidhar

‘Basically, the government has become delegitimate, people have rejected it,’ BJP leader P Muralidhar said.

03 Jun 2019 3:16 PM

Ravi Shankar Prasad takes charge as Law Minister, says dept will not be post office

He refrained from commenting on sensitive issues like article 370, article 35 A and Ram Janambhoomi, said it will be dealt by Home Ministry.

03 Jun 2019 2:53 PM

Declare Prakash Parv as National Tolerance Day: Punjab CM

The CM wrote a letter to the Prime Minister seeking that the auspicious day is declared National Tolerance Day.

03 Jun 2019 2:31 PM


Irani takes charge of WCD Ministry; vows to create better tomorrow

She had met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them.

03 Jun 2019 2:23 PM

Modi, Imran to be at same venue in Bishkek next week

While there is no formal meeting scheduled between the 2 Prime Ministers, there are chances of exchange of pleasantries by them.

03 Jun 2019 1:50 PM

VK Singh takes charge as MoS for Road Transport and Highways

During the first stint of the Narendra Modi government, VK Singh was a Minister of State for External Affairs from 2014 to 2019.

03 Jun 2019 1:49 PM

Rahul Gandhi wishes M Karunanidhi on his 95th birth anniversary

Karunanidhi, Tamil Nadu's longest-serving chief minister, breathed his last in August 2018 at the age of 94.

03 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

Giriraj Singh asks people to make 'population control law' a movement

Earlier, the Union Minister had backed Baba Ramdev's statement to bring a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights.

03 Jun 2019 1:28 PM