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India, Politics, 23 Jun 2019

Kushwaha holds Nitish responsible for children's deaths; demands his resignation

‘Either you act or resign from post of CM, failing which RLSP would hit the roads to expose him (Nitish) for his failures,’ Kushwaha said.

23 Jun 2019 8:16 PM

YSRCP won't accept Deputy LS Speaker post unless Andhra gets special status

There is no formal communication in this regard but a YSRCP leader said there have been indications.

23 Jun 2019 7:29 PM

Non-Gandhi can be Cong chief but Gandhi family must remain active: Mani Shankar Aiyar

The BJP's objective is to have a 'Gandhi-mukt Congress' so as to have a 'Congress-mukt Bharat', he claimed.

23 Jun 2019 6:35 PM

Shivraj Singh Chouhan attacks Congress, says 'convicts fleeing and govt sleeping'

‘In Lok Sabha elections we won 28 out of 29 seats which shows that people's connection with our party is strong again,’ Chouhan said.

23 Jun 2019 6:11 PM

Smriti Irani distributes laptops, says Amethi should be known for digitisation

Irani appealed the District Magistrate to organise digital training for the Lekhpals.

23 Jun 2019 5:02 PM


Amid turmoil in Cong-JD(S) coalition govt, Deve Gowda meets Kumaraswamy

The JDS supremo is not happy with some of the developments and statements of most of the Congress MLAs and leaders, sources said.

23 Jun 2019 4:43 PM

Not dislodging anyone in Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chauhan

It, however, cautioned that holding simultaneous elections was not possible within the existing framework of the Constitution.

23 Jun 2019 4:29 PM

‘Can't take responsibility’: Kerala CPM leader on rape-accused son

A case was registered against Binoy Kodiyeri, which he described as case of blackmail to media persons.

23 Jun 2019 3:40 PM

Hurriyat leaders ready for talks, says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik

The Governor was speaking at a Doordarshan event in Srinagar with Prakash Javadekar and Jitendra Singh were also present on the occasion.

23 Jun 2019 3:12 PM

Mocked for trying to take selfie with Scindia, Guna MP, now posts selfie with PM

Yadav was a close aide with Scindia, but left the party and joined BJP after he was denied ticket.

23 Jun 2019 1:59 PM


First independent woman MP from K'taka urges 50 pc reservation for women in LS

‘Why not 50 per cent? I would love to see half of the members in the House to be women,’ MP Sumalatha Ambareesh said.

23 Jun 2019 1:57 PM

Nehru denied independent inquiry in Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's death: JP Nadda

Dr Mukherjee was the founder of Bhartiya Jana Sangh in 1951 which later evolved into the BJP.

23 Jun 2019 1:17 PM

India rejects US report on minorities' status, says 'committed to tolerance'

BJP said report ignored fact that India has 'democratic institutions' which can handle such 'disputes' and bring justice.

23 Jun 2019 10:33 AM

Naqvi slams Cong for opposing Triple Talaq Bill, says nothing to do with religion

While opposing the Bill, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had said the Bill does nothing to improve the status of Muslim women.

23 Jun 2019 10:26 AM

‘India gaining broader space globally’: Jaishankar marks 5 points at diplomatic meet

He also outlined India's foreign policy going forward, including strengthening global partnerships and global position of India in future.

23 Jun 2019 10:09 AM


Maneka, Varun Gandhi pay tribute to Sanjay Gandhi on his 39th death anniversary

Sanjay Gandhi, a former MP died in an air crash in the year 1980 near Safdarjung Airport in New Delhi.

23 Jun 2019 9:42 AM

‘It was a mistake’: Veerappa Moily on Congress-JD(S) alliance

M Veerappa Moily said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had there been no tie up with JD(S).

23 Jun 2019 9:34 AM

US report shows bias against Modi govt, claims BJP

The report, released on June 21, alleged that some senior BJP leaders “made inflammatory speeches against minority communities”.

23 Jun 2019 2:21 AM

BJD minister calls himself God, faces backlash

The minister then compared himself with God and also equated Patnaik with Lord Jagannath.

23 Jun 2019 2:02 AM

Naveen Patnaik to support BJP candidate for Rajya Sabha

The CM, however, did not mention under which circumstances he forsook his own candidate in favour of the BJP.

23 Jun 2019 1:58 AM