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India, Politics, 20 Jun 2019

BJP attempting to weaken TDP: N Chandrababu Naidu

‘We fought with BJP in interests of AP and only for special category status. We sacrificed central ministerial posts for that,’ Naidu said.

20 Jun 2019 8:52 PM

Union ministers criticise Rahul Gandhi for using phone during prez speech

'Nothing can be more unfortunate than his using a mobile phone and does not pay heed to what the president was saying,' Giriraj Singh said.

20 Jun 2019 8:39 PM

'One Nation, One Election' will create confusion among voters: Deve Gowda

‘I have my own apprehensions about it. I feel we are not so advanced,’ he said.

20 Jun 2019 7:05 PM

BJP gives tall expectations, never delivers: Congress

He said most of the agrarian states were hit by a severe water crisis, but the government's promise was 'merely superficial'.

20 Jun 2019 7:02 PM

4 TDP MPs submit letter in Parliament to merge party with BJP

TDP MPs submit letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for merging TDP Legislature Party with BJP.

20 Jun 2019 6:11 PM


Tamil Nadu Assembly session from June 28

It is expected to be a stormy one as Oppn will raise many issues, including water crisis, which has crippled the state.

20 Jun 2019 4:44 PM

Priyanka Gandhi expresses concern over crime against women and children in UP

‘Predators are victimising innocents in Uttar Pradesh. Women are being pushed into a life of fear,’ Priyanka said.

20 Jun 2019 4:37 PM

Nitish Kumar cancels aerial inspection of heatwave affected areas

The chief minister was scheduled to inspect heatwave affected areas in Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada.

20 Jun 2019 3:59 PM

Tejashwi in Delhi, closely monitoring Bihar's AES situation: Manoj Jha

RJD sources had earlier hinted that Tejashwi could be in New Delhi in connection to disproportionate assets case against him.

20 Jun 2019 3:56 PM

AAP govt fully prepared to deal with dengue, chikungunya cases: Arvind

At least 13 dengue cases have been reported in Delhi so far this year, according to a municipal report released on June 10.

20 Jun 2019 3:52 PM


Kerala left leader's son served notice by Mumbai Police in rape case

Two Mumbai police officials along with local police went to Kodiyeri's home in Kannur to serve him the notice, but he was not at home.

20 Jun 2019 2:58 PM

Who said you can't say 'Vande Mataram', 'Bharat Mata ki Jai'? asks Om Birla

Sonia Gandhi, took oath on Tuesday. She was welcomed amid slogans of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Jai Sri Ram'.

20 Jun 2019 1:57 PM

Educators need to do 'surgical strike' on hunger, violence, unemployment: Sisodia

Hunger, unemployment, illiteracy, violence and hatred in society need to be fought through education, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said.

20 Jun 2019 1:21 PM

'Elder brother': Fadnavis refers to Uddhav Thackeray at Shiv Sena's foundation day

Thackeray had last week extended a personal invitation to Fadnavis to attend the Sena's 53rd foundation day function.

20 Jun 2019 10:54 AM

Karnataka BJP MPs discuss state's development over dinner

He said that Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy had no interest in the state or welfare of the people.

20 Jun 2019 9:53 AM


Vietnam reaffirms support for India's permanent membership at UNSC

This comes shortly after Vietnam was unanimously voted as a non-permanent member of the council for the 2020-2021 term earlier this month.

20 Jun 2019 9:25 AM

Mobiles banned in Yogi Adityanath’s meetings

In a programme held under the government’s e-district scheme, Mr Adityanath symbolically distributed laptops to 21 lekhpals.

20 Jun 2019 6:58 AM

Russia’s Trutnev and Jaishankar discuss Modi’s September visit

The visit also provided opportunity to explore bilateral cooperation in the sectors.

20 Jun 2019 6:54 AM

Congress dissolves Karnataka unit

Rumblings within the Karnataka Congress have grown ever since the Lok Sabha poll debacle in the state.

20 Jun 2019 6:46 AM

MP government to withdraw all cases against Congress leaders

Around 50,000 cases have been identified by the district committees and later referred to state home department for withdrawal.

20 Jun 2019 6:41 AM