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  India   Politics  05 Jun 2019

India, Politics, 05 Jun 2019

With Amit Shah in Cabinet, search for new party president on

Former Union Minister J P Nadda is being considered a strong candidate for the post due to his organisational skills and clean image.

05 Jun 2019 8:32 PM

Harsh Vardhan urges Delhi, Odisha, Telangana and WB CMs to join Ayushman Bharat

Vardhan has written to the Chief Ministers of these states, which had refused to join the scheme.

05 Jun 2019 8:14 PM

Cong questions govt on why 'obsolete' AN-32 fleet of IAF was not replaced

‘Government must tell - why was upgradation of AN-32 not completed despite India and Ukraine agreement of 2009?" Surjewala tweeted.

05 Jun 2019 7:22 PM

Sachin Pilot should become Rajasthan CM: Congress MLA Prithviraj Meena

‘A chief minister is responsible for an election defeat when the party is in power,’ Prithviraj Meena also said.

05 Jun 2019 7:12 PM

Came to thank him after elections: Sakshi Maharaj meets rape accused in Sitapur jail

A teen was allegedly raped by the BJP MLA at his residence in Unnao on June 4, 2017, where she had gone seeking a job.

05 Jun 2019 6:43 PM


Amit Shah, S Jaishankar enter Cabinet Committee on Security

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are the other two members of the CCS.

05 Jun 2019 6:10 PM

Jai Shri Ram row: BJP MP compares Mamata Banerjee with bull

In Bengal, people have shaken Mamata Didi by chanting 'Jai Shri Ram.' BJP MP said.

05 Jun 2019 6:07 PM

Two new Cabinet committees formed to spur growth, employment

The Cabinet committees are a 5-member board on Investment and Growth and a 10-member board on Employment and Skill Development.

05 Jun 2019 5:26 PM

CM tells ministers to submit report cards of their depts every month

Patnaik had also informed ministers that state government would have to apprise people on implementation of promises made during elections.

05 Jun 2019 2:37 PM

TN CM writes to PMO seeking Tamil to be made optional in all states

The request has come at a time when the Centre was forced to revise the new Draft National Education Policy.

05 Jun 2019 2:01 PM


Ashok Gehlot attends Iftar party with Sachin Pilot after blaming him for son’s defeat

Ashok Gehlot lost to Gajendra Singh Shekhawat by over 3 lakh votes in Jodhpur.

05 Jun 2019 1:54 PM

SP-BSP alliance failed, but my respect for Mayawati remains intact: Akhilesh

SP had got 5 seats, while BSP got 10 taking 'mahagathbandhan' tally to a dismal 15, far behind BJP's 62 Lok Sabha seats in UP.

05 Jun 2019 1:45 PM

Those who give unnecessary statements have 'no religion': Nitish's jibe at Giriraj

The Bihar Chief Minister, who sported a skull cap, also extended good wishes to citizens, especially to those who follow Islam.

05 Jun 2019 1:34 PM

Now RLD announces it will fight UP assembly bypolls alone

Rashtriya Lok Dal UP president Masood Ahmad, however, expressed hope that the 'gathbandhan' remains intact.

05 Jun 2019 11:00 AM

Eid-ul-Fitr 2019: Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation

Home Minister Amit Shah extended Eid greetings and hoped the festival would bring peace and happiness for everyone.

05 Jun 2019 10:11 AM


Mamata government will fall on its own: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Vijayvargiya also dismissed reports on faults in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

05 Jun 2019 8:25 AM

JDS leader quits, Karnataka alliance runs into trouble

Vishwanath’s resignation is the first major fallout of the Lok Sabha poll debacle.

05 Jun 2019 5:55 AM

Chhattisgarh to government: Review NIA probe decision

Incidentally, the NIA had earlier quietly taken over probe into the sensational murder of the BJP MLA catching Chhattisgarh gover-nment off guard.

05 Jun 2019 5:48 AM

National security top priority for government: Shripad Naik

But we changed the trend and started acting against terrorists by going into their dens, Mr Naik said in an exclusive interview.

05 Jun 2019 3:56 AM

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minority girls to receive encouragement

Of the total target of five crore students under the ‘Pradh-anmantri Scholarship,’ 50 per cent will be female students.

05 Jun 2019 3:30 AM