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Shiromani Akali Dal ends long-standing ties with BJP, quits NDA over farm bills

The decision comes at a time amid stepped up agitation by farmers in Punjab over the three legislations

27 Sep 2020 2:44 AM

BJP's party reshuffle attempts a pan-Indian makeover

Ram Madhav eased out, Mukul Roy made a Veep, while Tejaswi Surya named to head BJP youth wing

26 Sep 2020 7:35 PM

Bihar to go for three-phase poll from October 28; counting of votes on Nov. 10

Over 7.29 crore voters will cast their votes across 243 Assembly constituencies of Bihar.

25 Sep 2020 1:39 PM

Kashmiris rather have Chinese rule them: Farooq Abdullah

He accused PM Modi, of “deceiving” and keeping him in the dark about the Centre’s plan to abrogate Article 370 and bifurcating J&K

24 Sep 2020 4:51 PM

India slams Erdogan over raising J&K at UN meet

"Turkey's remarks on J&K constitute a gross interference in India’s internal affairs and are completely unacceptable"

24 Sep 2020 12:58 PM

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Parliament's monsoon session adjourned sine die over COVID threat

The truncated session’s highlight was passage of the controversial farm bills, that triggered farmers’ agitations across India

24 Sep 2020 12:03 PM

Centres loves us: Sharad Pawar's dig at Modi sarkar after I-T department sends notice

The veteran leader confirmed he received a notice asking for “clarification and explanation” on his election affidavits.

23 Sep 2020 2:15 PM

Shivraj Singh Chouhan showers sops on farmers ahead bypolls

The farmers in the state henceforth would receive Rs 10,000 annually under the scheme launched by the Union government in 2019

23 Sep 2020 11:23 AM

Mamata crying 'crocodile tears' over farmer issues, alleges West Bengal governor

Dhankhar said had West Bengal government taken timely and due steps, over 70 lakh farmers would have been benefited from PM-Kisan Yojana

22 Sep 2020 7:11 PM

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman offers tea to suspended MPs; goes on 24-hour fast

Eight Rajya Sabha MPs were suspended from the House on Monday for their

22 Sep 2020 6:23 PM

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After Opposition boycott, Rajya Sabha passes seven major bills in under four hours

The sitting of the Rajya Sabha was extended by just over an hour beyond the scheduled time to allow the passage of the bills.

22 Sep 2020 4:43 PM

Suspension of MPs 'fascist': Mamata Banerjee

Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said that some members “grossly crossed all barriers of all parliamentary decorum and etiquettes

22 Sep 2020 12:43 PM

Corps commanders hold tough negotiations over Ladakh standoff

Sources indicated that there was a possibility that the talks may continue on Tuesday, but this was not officially confirmed

22 Sep 2020 11:37 AM

Farm bills need of 21st century, mandis and MSP will stay: PM Modi

Modi said he wanted to make it clear that the bills are not against agriculture 'mandis' and they will continue like they always have

21 Sep 2020 5:11 PM

Nagas' demand for flag and constitution turned down by Centre

All these bodies have also made it clear that a final agreement without a separate flag and constitution is acceptable to the public

21 Sep 2020 4:19 PM

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8 Rajya Sabha members suspended for unruly behaviour over farm bills

The House witnessed five adjournments as the some opposition members continued protests over suspension of members

21 Sep 2020 12:53 PM

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over farm bills; Opposition creates ruckus in House

Slogan-shouting members tried to heckle the presiding officer who was protected by House marshals

20 Sep 2020 3:34 PM

Kamal Nath takes jibe at Scindia for nurturing chief ministerial ambition

Kamal Nath also accused Scindia of bargaining with BJP to topple his government

20 Sep 2020 2:23 PM

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Parliament Session likely to be curtailed

Most political parties favour curtailment of the session

19 Sep 2020 7:23 PM

Vajpayee-led BJP treated allies well; Modi govt moving towards privatisation: Sena

The party also alleged that the Centre introduced Bills on agriculture "without consulting" its allies, farmers' organisations

19 Sep 2020 2:52 PM

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