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  India   Politics  24 Jun 2019

India, Politics, 24 Jun 2019

Funding won't come in way of defence preparedness: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said in absolute terms, the defence budget has increased in the last few years.

24 Jun 2019 9:10 PM

Bullet train to affect 54,000 mangroves, Maharashtra denies flood risk

State transport minister Diwakar Raote said state govt has proposed to plant five plants for each that will be cut for the project.

24 Jun 2019 8:58 PM

Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini passes away

The 75-year-old BJP leader was also a Rajya Sabha MP.

24 Jun 2019 8:34 PM

Mandya farmers protest over water crisis, Kumaraswamy asks Centre to intervene

Farmers in Mandya have been demanding diversion of Cauvery and Hemavati waters to their canals in order to save their produce.

24 Jun 2019 7:53 PM

BJP govt helped private telecom firms at cost of PSUs: Congress

'All private telecom companies are pumping in finance, but BSNL is barred from taking loans', Surjewala said.

24 Jun 2019 7:49 PM


Police seize 60 bombs in West Bengal’s Bhatpara, 8 held

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC were imposed in affected areas to restore order. TMC and BJP have blamed each other for violence.

24 Jun 2019 4:32 PM

Mayawati's decision to go solo will weaken fight for social justice: SP

Mayawati's announcement came a day after she held a meeting with party workers to review the BSP's performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

24 Jun 2019 4:24 PM

'Misrule, full of corruption': BJP minister attacks Congress govt

Sarangi said he is grateful to Narendra Modi for making a man like him, who hails from a humble background, a minister.

24 Jun 2019 3:15 PM

Centre to provide CNG, PNG infrastructure in 406 districts: Pradhan

According to Pradhan, after expanding these facilities, 70 per cent population will get clean energy.

24 Jun 2019 3:14 PM

They created anti-Muslims mindset: Owaisi blames BJP, RSS over lynchings

Contrary to Owaisi's allegations, C P Singh said that a trend of linking such incidents to BJP and right-wing organisations is prevalent.

24 Jun 2019 3:01 PM


Coalition proved costly for both Cong, JD(S): K H Muniyappa

Both the Congress and the JD(S), which contested the recent Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka as allies, failed to make a mark.

24 Jun 2019 2:45 PM

S Jaishankar formally joins BJP in presence of J P Nadda

Jaishankar's appointment as EAM itself is evidence of Modi's faith in his expertise in complex arena of external affairs.

24 Jun 2019 2:09 PM

Vijay Wadettiwar appointed as new leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha

Vijay Wadettiwar is a senior leader of the Indian National Congress party in the state.

24 Jun 2019 2:00 PM

KCR doesn’t hesitant to fight with anyone, not even God: TRS leader

TRS state committee, which met recently, allocated Rs 19.20 crore for construction of party offices in 32 district headquarters, he said.

24 Jun 2019 1:20 PM

AAP MP gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over spurt crime in Delhi

The Zero Hour refers to the time immediately following the Question Hour in both the Houses of Parliament.

24 Jun 2019 12:48 PM


Water crisis in TN: Stalin joins protest; DMK gives notice in Lok Sabha

On Saturday, DMK began a statewide over actue water crisis issue.

24 Jun 2019 10:32 AM

Smriti Irani: Solve people’s problems in 1 week

Smriti Irani was addressing officials at a meeting with them in the district collectorate.

24 Jun 2019 9:58 AM

End of Mahagathbandhan: Miffed at Akhilesh, Mayawati to go it alone

She also accused Akhilesh Yadav of discriminating against the Muslim community at the meeting.

24 Jun 2019 9:56 AM

A ‘non-Gandhi’ can be party chief, says Mani Shankar

Rahul had offered to quit as the party chief during the May 25 meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC).

24 Jun 2019 9:54 AM

3 hurt in police firing after BJP-TMC clash

All are residents of Hatkrishnanagar. While Soumen was injured in his waist, Tapas was wounded in right shoulder and Tulu in neck.

24 Jun 2019 9:50 AM