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  India   Politics  30 Mar 2017

India, Politics, 30 Mar 2017

Is having Gaikwad as surname a crime, asks BJP MP

The surname Gaikwad has come into limelight due to the recent incident of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulting an Air India staffer.

30 Mar 2017 9:26 PM

UP meat traders support Adityanath, appeal to protesters to end agitation

Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Siddharth Nath Singh had asserted that the state government will only act against illegal slaughterhouses.

30 Mar 2017 9:06 PM

Can't use astrologers for result prediction to bypass broadcast ban: EC

EC asked the media, to not air or publish such programmes in future elections during the prohibited period to ensure fair election.

30 Mar 2017 8:41 PM

Oppn lying people on GST, OBC panel, expose them: Modi to BJP MPs

Opposition parties have alleged that BJP government was working to disband the OBC commission as part of its campaign to end reservation.

30 Mar 2017 8:07 PM

BJP MLA thrashes party MLC for wife harassment, NDA red-faced

BJP MLA Niraj Kumar Singh Bablu rained blows on party MLC Lal Babu Prasad in the Legislative Council premises on Wednesday.

30 Mar 2017 7:38 PM


Centre accords Z+ VVIP security cover to UP CM Adityanath

The cover will be provided by a special commando team of the CISF along with a small contingent of the Uttar Pradesh police.

30 Mar 2017 7:04 PM

Stamping, tagging of fliers' hand baggage at airports to end from April 1

The move, the CISF chief said, will enhance

30 Mar 2017 6:51 PM

UP CM asks officials to find out reasons behind Mahakaushal Express derailment

The Chief Minister gave the instructions in view of the "recent suspicious incidents" involving rail mishaps in the state.

30 Mar 2017 6:24 PM

Manoj Sinha conspiring to kill me, claims Mukhtar Ansari

According to reports, the state government earlier on Thursday issued an order to shift Ansari to the Banda jail on administrative grounds.

30 Mar 2017 6:12 PM

BJP leader Hriday Narayan Dikshit takes charge as UP Assembly Speaker

Dixit had filed his nomination on Wednesday in the presence of the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

30 Mar 2017 6:02 PM


Lok Sabha MP suggests expiry dates for big currency notes

Observing that his idea was novel, Galla said that Rs 200 notes should be introduced while Rs 2000 notes should be withdrawn.

30 Mar 2017 5:39 PM

Non-bailable warrants for swindling patients: Maharashtra warns hospitals

The NPPA also issued notices in twelve cases and is awaiting copies of the bill in case of complaints against other institutions.

30 Mar 2017 5:28 PM

BJP MLA makes bizarre demand, wants Maharashtra Legislative Council scrapped

Gote argued that the members of the Legislative Assembly, who are directly elected by people, make laws, are stalled by the Council.

30 Mar 2017 4:55 PM

Can nominated MPs continue to remain absent at RS, asks MP

The question was put by Naresh Agarwal who said he had not seen Sachin Tendulkar or Rekha attend the session.

30 Mar 2017 2:04 PM

Prayers as Yogi Adityanath enters CM’s house

The CM, since he was sworn in on March 19, had been staying at the VVIP guesthouse till the auspicious period of Navratri began.

30 Mar 2017 7:19 AM


Sharad Pawar asks Centre to allow old notes swap

Pawar said he has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley on the issue.

30 Mar 2017 4:06 AM

Yogi Adityanath retains top UP bureaucrats, no transfers

The Cabinet minister said that Mr Yogi would only reshuffle the bureaucracy if he felt that a particular officer was not working properly.

30 Mar 2017 3:04 AM

Surya namaskar is like namaz, says Yogi Adityanath

Promoting the cause of yoga, the CM lauded Prime Minister Narendra Mod’s initiative which had led to June 21 being declared as World Yoga Day.

30 Mar 2017 1:53 AM