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  India   Politics  14 Jul 2019

India, Politics, 14 Jul 2019

'Gorkhaland was never promised by us,' says West Bengal BJP chief

Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of the state had witnessed a 104-day strike in 2017 seeking creation of separate Gorkhaland state.

14 Jul 2019 9:11 PM

BL Santhosh replaces Ramlal in BJP as General Secretary (Organisation)

Santhosh, who has worked as ‘sangathan mantri’ in BJP's Karnataka unit, was among 4 of Joint General Secretaries of the party under Ramlal.

14 Jul 2019 8:46 PM

Nitish Kumar chairs meeting to review flood situation in Bihar

During meeting, CM told a delegation comprising of officials to make adequate arrangements for setting up of camps and keep in touch people.

14 Jul 2019 8:23 PM

'Speaker has no power to disqualify anybody,' says Yeddyurappa

CM Kumaraswamy had sought permission from Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar to face a floor test during the ongoing session of the Assembly.

14 Jul 2019 7:41 PM

'Many MLAs are in my touch too,' claims Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

Gosh said the list of these MLAs who would join the BJP has been prepared and the legislators are in touch with the state BJP leadership.

14 Jul 2019 7:38 PM


K'taka crisis: CLP leader Siddaramaiah meets party MLAs in Bengaluru

The meeting comes ahead of BJP's demand for a trust vote in the state Assembly on Monday.

14 Jul 2019 6:11 PM

Rahul Gandhi quit as Cong prez as he was unable to run it effectively: ex-MP CM

‘That party is filled with ‘fake Gandhis’. That's why people are rejecting Congress in all states,’ Shivraj Singh Chouhan also said.

14 Jul 2019 6:02 PM

Nitish Kumar avoiding responsibilities over AES, floods in Bihar: Rabri Devi

‘Who is responsible for scandals worth crores of rupees in the name of dam construction to avoid floods,’ Devi said in a series of tweets.

14 Jul 2019 5:56 PM

Will raise issue in Parliament: Congress RS MP Pradeep on illegal coal mining in WB

He also questioned the Centre's role in combating the corrupt practice and said that no action was taken despite him raising the issue.

14 Jul 2019 4:45 PM

Pak must stop funding terror camps, says MoS Home Kishan Reddy

The minister, during his padyatra, also touched upon domestic issues.

14 Jul 2019 4:33 PM


K'taka crisis: Cong steps up efforts to persuade Ramalinga Reddy

Sources in the Congress told that party's state working president Eshwar Khandre and H K Patil have headed to Ramalinga Reddy's residence.

14 Jul 2019 4:23 PM

Ban 'anti-national' TikTok: RSS affiliate

He requested govt to bring new law that requires testing and regulation of such apps to ‘protect national security’ and privacy of citizens.

14 Jul 2019 4:16 PM

Kartarpur talks: Agreement on allowing visa-free travel for Indian passport holders

The Pakistani officials assured their Indian counterparts that no anti-India activity would be allowed, it read.

14 Jul 2019 3:38 PM

Karnataka crisis: BJP asks Kumaraswamy to resign immediately

Yeddyurappa's comment came as efforts by coalition leaders to mollify rebel Congress MLA Nagaraj seemed to have failed as he flew to Mumbai.

14 Jul 2019 3:15 PM

Portfolios to new Goa ministers on Monday, Chandrakant Kavlekar to be DyCM

Ten Congress MLAs last Wednesday joined the BJP, increasing the saffron party's strength to 27 in the 40-member House.

14 Jul 2019 2:29 PM


K'taka crisis: 'Jugaad' govt demolishing itself, says Naqvi

Yeddyurappa accepted that he was in contact with the rebel MLAs of Congress and JD(S) who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai.

14 Jul 2019 2:18 PM

Cong willing to settle demands of MLAs, hope they will support govt: DK Shivakumar

Shivakumar had visited the residence of his party's dissident MLA M T B Nagaraj on Saturday to convince him to take back his resignation

14 Jul 2019 1:34 PM

BJP-led govt becoming dictatorship, killing federalism: Gaurav Gogoi

Gogoi said India has gone through a major election and major decisions could not be taken due to model code of conduct being in force.

14 Jul 2019 1:04 PM

Cong MLA heads to Mumbai with BJP members after announcing resignation withdrawal

Yeddyurappa accepted that he was in contact with the rebel MLAs of Congress and JD(S) who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai.

14 Jul 2019 12:45 PM

After fued with CM Amarinder Singh, Sidhu resigns from Punjab Cabinet

On June 10, Navjot Singh Sidhu had met Rahul Gandhi and handed him a letter appraising about the political situation.

14 Jul 2019 12:21 PM