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  India   Politics  13 Apr 2017

India, Politics, 13 Apr 2017

Repoll in Srinagar records J&K's lowest ever turnout

Across 38 polling stations in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency, the repolling saw a turnout of only 2 per cent.

13 Apr 2017 6:00 PM

AAP needs deep, honest introspection: Former Rajouri Garden MLA

His comments came after Deputy CM Sisodia said, people were upset with AAP over Singh quitting to contest against SAD in the Punjab.

13 Apr 2017 5:50 PM

Modi congratulates BJP workers for victory in Assembly bypolls

Out of the nine Assembly by-polls held, BJP has won at four places including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Assam.

13 Apr 2017 5:01 PM

EVM row: CPI (M) demands use of VVPAT to be made universal

Yechury said, the EC must call an all-party meeting and take all the political parties on board on how to proceed with the coming elections.

13 Apr 2017 4:52 PM

Jadhav's location in Pak, his condition unknown to us: Govt

MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that Pakistan had not shared with India any details of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s location, or his condition.

13 Apr 2017 3:43 PM


AAP concedes defeat in Delhi's Rajouri, blames it on ex-MLA Jarnail Singh

Deputy CM Sisodia said the trend indicates that the voters are still annoyed with AAP MLA Jarnail Singh's decision to quit Assembly seat.

13 Apr 2017 12:49 PM

Sita's birth place a matter of faith: Tourism minister invites Oppn ire

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma had said that Sita's birthplace is a matter of faith since it has not been verified by the ASI.

13 Apr 2017 12:14 PM

Government lens on TV channel spreading disharmony

According to the Samajwadi Party MP the editor of the private news channel had set his eyes on the historic Jama Masjid of Sambhal.

13 Apr 2017 3:00 AM

BJP’s meet to focus on expanding Odisha base

Assembly elections in the state take place along with the general elections.

13 Apr 2017 2:54 AM

Try hacking EVMs: EC's open challenge after Oppn uproar

Several Opposition parties, chiefly the BSP, Congress and the AAP, had raised questions on the EVMs.

13 Apr 2017 2:49 AM


No wall on Pakistan border: Government

Focus on use of tech to seal border by the end of 2018, says Rijiju.

13 Apr 2017 2:41 AM

Government calls Sutlej Yamuna Link meet on April 20

Ranjit Kumar gave this information to a Bench of Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Amtiav Roy.

13 Apr 2017 2:29 AM

Ex-BSP leaders to float new outfit

Ambedkar Jayanti will bring more bad news for the party that is yet to recover from its dismal performance in the UP assembly polls.

13 Apr 2017 2:22 AM

UP wants to know stand of women on triple talaq

A two-day meeting of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board scheduled here from April 15 will also be discussing the issue of tripe talaq.

13 Apr 2017 2:18 AM

China cites Dalai Lama trip to stoke border row

While China covets Arunachal and refers to it as south Tibet, India regards the state as its integral part.

13 Apr 2017 2:15 AM


UP makes Ambedkar Jayanti must in schools

The celebrations will begin on April 13 since the following day has been declared a holiday.

13 Apr 2017 2:12 AM

Yogi Adityanath’s men harass interfaith couple

The young woman was seen covering her face while being led away by policewomen.

13 Apr 2017 2:09 AM

Yogi Adityanath now scraps SP’s cycle tracks

CM also cancels Samajwadi pension scheme launched by Akhilesh Yadav.

13 Apr 2017 2:05 AM

Modi pushes OBC bill, slams parties for blocking it in RS

Modi expressed surprise at the Opposition’s stand as, he said, members of all parties had been urging him to bring the legislation.

13 Apr 2017 2:00 AM

13 parties protest to President over ‘vigilantism, EVM tampering’

The delegation also complained of “tampering of EVMs” and demanded that ballot papers be used for elections.

13 Apr 2017 1:51 AM