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  India   Politics  15 Jul 2019

India, Politics, 15 Jul 2019

Telangana: Oppn seeks Governor's intervention in construction of new secretariat

CM Rao had recently laid separate foundation stones for the construction of the new buildings for the Secretariat and legislature.

15 Jul 2019 9:21 PM

Andhra govt reviewing PPAs in public interest: Official

Centre had objected to the state government's decision to review PPAs during the Telugu Desam Partys rule on the ground of corruption.

15 Jul 2019 9:10 PM

West Bengal: Trinamool leader's house attacked after cut money allegations

The incident took place in the Kankinara area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

15 Jul 2019 6:11 PM

Flood situation in Assam be declared as national problem: Congress MP

Ripun Bora said the floods have become a regular phenomenon and people of Assam have to face this problem every year.

15 Jul 2019 6:07 PM

Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala to join BJP soon, claims Thakor Sena

Alpesh was given an ultimatum by the Sena to choose either the Congress or the Thakor Sena. Alpesh and Zala quit the Congress in April 2019.

15 Jul 2019 5:41 PM


Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah

He sought all-party support for bill's passage, said division in House on issue will send out wrong message and boost morale of terrorists.

15 Jul 2019 4:35 PM

Tackle violent tendency: Maya urges strict action against religious slogans assault

Mayawati's comments come after several cases of people being thrashed for refusing to chant religious slogans have emerged in UP.

15 Jul 2019 4:16 PM

PM speaks to Assam CM, takes stock of flood situation

On Saturday, the chief minister had briefed Home Minister Amit Shah about the flood situation in Assam.

15 Jul 2019 3:54 PM

Amit Shah, Owaisi spar over NIA amendment bill in Lok Sabha

Owaisi got agitated and asked Shah to not point a finger at him and said he cannot be frightened.

15 Jul 2019 3:45 PM

SC refuses to hear BJP MP's plea seeking transfer of cases from WB police to CBI

A two-judge bench headed by CJI Gogoi refused to hear his petition which claimed cases registered against him were ‘politically motivated’.

15 Jul 2019 3:11 PM


Lok Sabha takes up Bill seeking to strengthen powers of NIA

MoS for Home said NIA probes yielded good results and out of 272 cases registered, judgment delivered in 52 cases, conviction in 46 cases.

15 Jul 2019 3:05 PM

TMC lawmaker gives adjournment motion notice in LS over Kolkata Metro mishap

The person identified as Sajal Kumar Kanjilal died on July 13 after his hand got stuck between automated doors of metro in Kolkata.

15 Jul 2019 2:50 PM

BJP seeks to move no-confidence motion against Kumaraswamy

Kumaraswamy had also on Friday announced he would seek a trust vote to end the 'confusion' caused by resignations of rebel MLAs.

15 Jul 2019 2:29 PM

K'taka crisis: Cong-JD(S) to face trust vote on July 18, says Siddaramaiah

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Assembly’s business advisory panel.

15 Jul 2019 2:28 PM

Chhattisgarh govt faces backlash over proposing to include egg in midday meals

After protests by followers of Kabir Panth against the plan, govt reached out to them through committee of ministers, but no solution found.

15 Jul 2019 1:33 PM


Have no issues with him: Punjab CM on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Sidhu, who announced his departure from Punjab Cabinet on social media, said resignation has been sent to Capt Amarinder Singh.

15 Jul 2019 12:29 PM

Ahead of K'tka Assembly session, BJP reiterates demand for floor test

A meeting of the Congress Legislative Party began at the Taj Vivanta here, ahead of this week's Assembly session that begins on Monday.

15 Jul 2019 11:13 AM

Watch: UP BJP MLA stirs controversy, says ‘Muslims have 50 wives, 1050 kids’

Singh, in an interview to ANI, had said this step is necessary to increase the population of Hindus in India.

15 Jul 2019 10:58 AM

8 officers suspended by UP govt for showing negligence in maintaining cattle

The Chief Minister held a video conference with all the District Magistrates in the state on Sunday evening.

15 Jul 2019 10:32 AM

Muslim cleric allegedly thrashed in UP, forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

However, police claimed that there was no communal angle to the incident, adding that it was a case of assault.

15 Jul 2019 8:57 AM