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  India   Politics  23 Mar 2017

India, Politics, 23 Mar 2017

400 TMC members join BJP in Tripura

The TMC members who joined the saffron party also include former chairman of the Tripura unit of Trinamool Congress.

23 Mar 2017 3:29 PM

Lucknow’s 112-year-old Tunday Kebabi shuts after Yogi’s order on slaughterhouses

The newly-formed BJP government of UP had on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on slaughterhouses that were being run without permits.

23 Mar 2017 1:20 PM

Cabinet approves setting up of NSEBC as Constitutional body

The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a NSEBC by making amendment to the Constitution, mainly by insertion of Article 338B.

23 Mar 2017 12:29 PM

AIADMK splits: EC allots ‘Hat’ to Sasikala, ‘Electric pole’ to OPS

The O Panneerselvam camp wants to name the new party AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma and the VK Sasikala camp wants to be named AIADMK Amma.

23 Mar 2017 11:33 AM

Election Commission freezes AIADMK symbol till byelection

Sasikala’s counsels said she enjoys the support of majority of party delegates, MPs and MLAs and hence has a right over the symbol.

23 Mar 2017 6:13 AM


Congress veteran Krishna joins BJP, praises Modi

The 84-year-old had resigned from the Congress’ primary membership in January.

23 Mar 2017 2:57 AM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls on PM, FM; eyes farm loan waiver

Amarinder said he has no problems in Navjot Singh Sidhu continuing to work in TV if allowed as per legal and Constitutional provisions.

23 Mar 2017 2:52 AM

Yogi Adityanath keeps home, several key departments

The chief minister also kept over three dozen other departments with himself.

23 Mar 2017 2:35 AM

FM Arun Jaitley rejects Opposition call on Aadhaar delink with I-T

The minister ruled out imposing any tax on agricultural incomes, saying it was a state matter.

23 Mar 2017 2:23 AM