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India, Politics, 23 Aug 2019

Shashi Tharoor, Abhishek Singhvi come out in support of Jairam Ramesh

‘I have argued for six years now that Narendra Modi should be praised whenever he says or does the right thing,’ Tharoor said.

23 Aug 2019 5:17 PM

Rebel AAP MLA Alka Lamba marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

Responding to allegations, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain told the House that he will get the charge probed.

23 Aug 2019 5:06 PM

Take our advice and remonetise economy: Rahul's tips to Modi

He also said the Congress had been cautioning about the state of the economy for long.

23 Aug 2019 3:50 PM

‘Deve Gowda never allowed others to grow’: Congress leader Siddaramaiah

‘He blamed me for his and his grandson's loss in elections, then he should tell me why our candidates lost,’ Siddaramaiah said.

23 Aug 2019 2:43 PM

RSS, BJP insiders feel Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari has lot on his hands before polls

Last time in 1998, with Sushma Swaraj as the chief minister, BJP was all-powerful at the capital.

23 Aug 2019 2:36 PM


Time for country to stand as one and repair economy: Kejriwal

The remarks came amid demand by India Inc for stimulus package to deal with the slowdown in various sectors of the economy.

23 Aug 2019 2:25 PM

God gave brains to senior Cong leaders: Shekhawat on advise to not 'demonise' Modi

A special anti-corruption court on Thursday sent former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to CBI custody till August 26.

23 Aug 2019 1:29 PM

Jal Shakti Minister rejects Pak's claim of India using water as 'weapon of war'

India is working on a priority basis to check its share of water under the Indus Water Treaty from going to Pakistan, Shekhawat had told.

23 Aug 2019 1:08 PM

Cooperative Bank scam: Bombay HC orders FIR against Ajit Pawar, others

A bench of Justices S C Dharmadhikari and S K Shinde directed the EOW to file the FIR within the next five days.

23 Aug 2019 12:43 PM

Economy in ICU, govt issuing 'look out notice' for those defending civil liberties: Kibal Sibal

This comes a day after Sibal had expressed his discontent over Chidambaram's arrest and termed it 'drama' and 'political persecution'.

23 Aug 2019 11:03 AM


To counter TMC's 'Didi ke Bolo' initiative, BJP to launch 'Cha Chakra'

While reacting to development, TMC secretary general mocked BJP for trying to copy TMC new initiative for a better connect with the people.

23 Aug 2019 10:34 AM

H D Deve Gowda targets Siddaramaiah over Karnataka govt collapse

Gowda said: ‘Without taking Siddaramaiah into confidence Sonia and Rahul said Kumaraswamy is next CM, it was their wrong decision.’

23 Aug 2019 10:11 AM

UP cabinet expansion: Yogi Adityanath allocates portfolios, Suresh Khanna given finance

Satish Dwivedi will look after the Basic Education Department, the statement added.

23 Aug 2019 8:34 AM

Congress' Singhvi, Jairam Ramesh sends out a message to Oppn hailing Modi

To prove his point, Ramesh gave example of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUJ) and how successful it turned out for him.

23 Aug 2019 8:34 AM

Yediyurappa to meet Amit Shah, PM Modi on portfolio allocation

Asked whether allocation of portfolios would take place after his return from Delhi, Yeddy said: 'Today we will discuss and take decision.'

23 Aug 2019 8:29 AM


Srinivasa Rao says, '10 TDP MLAs ready to join YSRCP, if Jagan Reddy accepts'

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Srujuna Chaudhary had earlier alleged that Jagan Mohan Reddy was taking revenge from his predecessor Chandrababu Naidu.

23 Aug 2019 8:17 AM

RSS push for NEP with saffron touch

The RSS and its affiliates are keeping up the pressure on the BJP-led government for the finalisation of the NEP soon.

23 Aug 2019 2:48 AM