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  India   Politics  05 Aug 2019

India, Politics, 05 Aug 2019

Watch: 'Maybe it was wrong to reject Pak and join India,' says Mehbooba

She attached an audio clip to a tweet on her official handle, saying this was the only way left with her to communicate.

05 Aug 2019 8:52 PM

Here’s what breaking up of J&K into 2 Union Territories means

Union Territory of J&K is to have a legislature, while territory of Ladakh is not going to have one under J&K Reorganisation Bill, 2019.

05 Aug 2019 8:27 PM

Delhi: Kashmiri Pandits hail, celebrate scrapping of Article 370

Centre scrapped Article 370 of Constitution that gave special status to J&K and barred people from rest of India from buying property there.

05 Aug 2019 6:40 PM

Non-NDA, non-UPA parties support govt on J&K measures

These parties having no political affiliation with either ruling BJP or Congress include BSP, BJD, AAP, AIADMK, TDP and YSRCP.

05 Aug 2019 6:31 PM

NSA in Srinagar to oversee implementation of government's Kashmir plan

Sources said topmost priority of govt is to ensure that locals should not face any issues due to implementation of decisions.

05 Aug 2019 6:18 PM


RSS, VHP laud scrapping of Article 370

‘Everyone should rise above their self-interest and political divides to welcome and support this decision,’ tweeted RSS chief Mohan Bagwat.

05 Aug 2019 4:58 PM

Congress gives amendment notice to J&K Reorganisation Bill

Sources said party MP M V Rajeev Gowda has given notice for amendment which opposes the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019.

05 Aug 2019 4:49 PM

Article 370: Punjab bans any kind of celebrations or protests

A meeting was held to review the law and order situation in the state in the wake of the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

05 Aug 2019 4:44 PM

1984 anti-Sikh riot: SC to hear Kumar's plea challenging his conviction next year

Sajjan Kumar, 73, who is lodged in jail, resigned from the Congress party after he was convicted and awarded life term by the high court.

05 Aug 2019 4:43 PM

Next is Balochistan, PoK: Sena’s Sanjay Raut after scrapping of Article 370 in J&K

Shiv Sena is one of BJP's key allies at the Centre and has shown support for the BJP once again from before the Lok Sabha elections.

05 Aug 2019 4:37 PM


Parliament House should be modernised: M Venkaiah Naidu

‘I want to make a request to PM that on 75th anniversary of freedom of India in 2022, modernisation of Parliament is undertaken," he said.

05 Aug 2019 4:33 PM

Post revoking Article 370, Ram Madhav posts PM's old photo, says ‘promise fulfilled’

In the picture, there is a banner behind him which says, ‘remove 370, end terrorism’.

05 Aug 2019 3:54 PM

Govt's Article 370 move 'murder of democracy', 'attack' on Constitution: Left parties

‘What the government has done is regressive and will further alienate the people of Jammu and Kashmir,’ CPI general secretary D Raja said.

05 Aug 2019 3:06 PM

Article 370 revoked, Centre breaks down Jammu and Kashmir into 2 UTs

‘Not sure how long I'll be able to communicate. Is this the India we acceded to?' PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti asked.

05 Aug 2019 2:38 PM

'Bold', 'historic' and 'monumental': BJP leaders hail govt's move on Article 370

‘A bold and historic decision. We salute our Great India - one India,’ former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

05 Aug 2019 2:12 PM


PDP MP tears Constitution in RS to protest against scrapping of Article 370

PDP MP Mir Mohammad Fayaz also went on to tear his kurta in protest of the move taken by the Home Minister.

05 Aug 2019 1:38 PM

I-T dept ‘running amok’ to meet India's revenue shortfall: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi also shared media reports alleging that 'tax terrorism' was hurting India's growth.

05 Aug 2019 9:29 AM

‘PM rejected my plea 2 yrs ago’: Nitish Kumar on central status for Patna University

The Chief Minister said Bihar is the land of scholars like Aryabhatta and Chanakya ancient seats of learning like Nalanda.

05 Aug 2019 9:11 AM

Voting underway in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha constituency

Satyabrata Sahoo, chief electoral officer in TN said that all the preliminary work has been done to ensure safe and secure elections.

05 Aug 2019 9:05 AM

Muslims are joining BJP, thanks to PM Modi's leadership: Bandaru Dattatreya

Resonating similar sentiments, another local Mohammed Affan expressed confidence in the incumbent government.

05 Aug 2019 8:52 AM