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India, Politics, 22 Aug 2019

PM Modi leaves for France as part of three-nation visit

On the second day, Modi will meet Prime Minister Edouard Charles Philippe and UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay.

22 Aug 2019 2:36 PM

Cong stages walk-out from Himachal Pradesh Assembly over Chidambaram's arrest

The Congress walkout over the issue amounts to raising questions on the judiciary, CM Thakur said.

22 Aug 2019 2:09 PM

Amit Shah arrives in Goa for two-day Western Zonal Council meet

The two-day meeting will be held at hotel Cidade De Goa in Dona Paula.

22 Aug 2019 1:39 PM

Chidambaram's dignity would have stayed intact had he surrendered earlier: Satya Pal Singh

He was arrested after he failed to get relief from the Supreme Court over CBI and ED's pursuit of him.

22 Aug 2019 1:24 PM

'Release leaders detained in J&K', Oppn parties protest at Jantar Mantar

Karti Chidambaram, who arrived in Delhi from Chennai on Thursday morning, had told reporters at the airport that he would join the protest.

22 Aug 2019 12:44 PM


Kishan Reddy says, 'No immediate plan to withdraw troops from J&K, Pak ready to provoke'

He said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was peaceful now and Home Minister Amit Shah was regularly monitoring the situation.

22 Aug 2019 11:58 AM

Govt of using CBI, ED as personal revenge-seeking departments: Congress

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala called it a 'witch-hunt' and 'abuse' by govt and agencies allegedly acting on its behest.

22 Aug 2019 11:33 AM

'Confident there is no case against Chidambaram,' says Cong leader Salman Khurshid

The Congress leader also slammed the BJP accusing the party of orchestrating the arrest.

22 Aug 2019 10:54 AM

Dalit leader, 96 others arrested after protest over demolition of temple in Delhi

According to the police, the protesters set fire to two motorcycles, and vandalised cars and a police vehicle.

22 Aug 2019 10:53 AM

Sandeep Deshpande, other MNS leaders taken into custody ahead of Raj-ED face off

Former Maharashtra chief minister and senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi's son Unmesh Joshi was also summoned by the ED in this case.

22 Aug 2019 10:08 AM


PM Modi to depart for France today; counterterrorism, defence key issues to discuss

Discussion on future roadmap vis-a-vis defence collaboration is expected, sources said.

22 Aug 2019 9:16 AM

Portfolios of K'taka Cabinet ministers to be allocated soon: Yediyurappa

Among those inducted into the cabinet on Tuesday, 16 are from the BJP and one independent.

22 Aug 2019 9:01 AM

Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba appointed as next Cabinet Secretary

Gauba will initially join as the Officer on Special Duty in the Cabinet Secretariat, before he takes over the charge of top bureaucratic.

22 Aug 2019 8:45 AM

Political vendetta, never met Mukherjeas: Karti Chidambaram on father's arrest

Chidambaram has strongly denied allegations, saying payments were for consultancy and his son was in no way associated with that company.

22 Aug 2019 8:39 AM

Watch: Mamata Banerjee makes tea, shares with locals

In a video, shared by Banerjee on Twitter, she can be seen surrounded by locals as she makes tea at a stall and serves it to local people.

22 Aug 2019 8:37 AM


Rahul, other Cong leaders back Chidambaram says, 'Disgraceful misuse of power'

Congress leaders – Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Shashi Tharoor took to Twitter supporting him.

22 Aug 2019 8:29 AM

3.78 crore new members joined BJP, claims party

The membership drive of the BJP ended on Tuesday and the party has claimed that the final tally of new members will cross the five crore mark.

22 Aug 2019 6:28 AM

Rahul Gandhi says govt misusing Central agencies’ power

The protest meet would be the first after the disastrous performance of the Opposition parties at the hustings in the recent Lok Sabha polls.

22 Aug 2019 6:14 AM

Congress old-timers plan to wage war against Siddaramaiah

On the other side of the fence, with Siddaramaiah are Congress leaders like K.J. George and Krishna Byre Gowda.

22 Aug 2019 6:12 AM

BJP plans campaign to educate people on 370

J&K move will be one of main poll planks in state polls.

22 Aug 2019 2:23 AM