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Cong rebels target Rahul Gandhi

Blame his method of candidate selection for the poll debacle
The Congress high command has found that there is a method in the sudden spurt of organisational... »

BJP wrests Junagadh civic body from Congress

Out of 60 seats, the BJP won 41 while the Congress had to make do with just 16.
The BJP has snatched from the Congress the only civic body it controlled in Gujarat, at Junagadh... »

Call to scrap separate budget for Railways

Jairam Ramesh
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda said the Government’s efforts would be to complete ongoing proj... »

Dos and don’ts for new BJP MPs

M VENKAIAH NAIDU, Parliamentary Affairs Minister
No lobbying for committee posts, no foreign jaunts when Parliament is in session
The BJP’s newly-elected MPs are fast learning the rules of the game set by their leader, Prime M... »

AAP demands statement on Indians stranded in Iraq

The AAP has demanded a statement by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Parliament on the... »

National

Kotaiah panel submits report on AP crop loans

The P Kotaiah Committee on crop loan reschedule and waiver has submitted its final report to And... »

Politics

SUSHMA SWARAJ, External Affairs Minister

No change in India’s Palestine policy: Sushma Swaraj

Govt wants good relations with Israel while supporting the Palestinian cause
After a week of confusion over rules and procedures, the Rajya Sabha on Monday discussed... »

Politics

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Regional woes continue to dog Cong

Party grapples with dissension in Assam and poll-bound Maharashtra and Haryana
Good days are certainly not ahead for the Congress, which is facing severe infighting in... »

‘Sin tax can help fund a dozen AIIMSs’

Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is pleased with the tobacco tax imposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the recent Budget. Not just because young people may be forced to give up smoking as cigar... »

Regional woes continue to dog Cong

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Good days are certainly not ahead for the Congress, which is facing severe infighting in at least four States. While fire-fighting on all fronts, the party is hard-pressed to explain... »

No change in India’s Palestine policy: Sushma Swaraj

SUSHMA SWARAJ, External Affairs Minister

After a week of confusion over rules and procedures, the Rajya Sabha on Monday discussed the situation in Gaza. The Government said it has made no changes in the policy towards both... »

AIADMK, DMK row over power in Assembly

Ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK were engaged in a war of words in Tamil Nadu assembly on Monday over power situation with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa accusing the Karuanidhi-led party of tu... »

AAP MLAs meet LG Jung

Twenty-seven Aam Aadmi Party MLAs led by Arvind Kejriwal today met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and told him that delay in dissolving the Delhi Assembly was “encouraging horse trading“.“We met L... »

State bifurcation has increased the responsibility of AP legislators, says Sumitra Mahajan

All for decorum Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and AP
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at an orientation programme for legislators in Hyderabad. PTI Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said the mandate given by the people is an expression of trust. For Andhra Pradesh legislators, the responsibility is even greater following the bif... »

Legislators must fulfil people's aspirations: Lok Sabha Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan. (file photo) Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan, on Saturday said the mandate given by the people is an expression of trust and the responsibility of legislators has now increased post the division of the Stat... »

Naidus turn mentors for new legislators in Andhra Pradesh

Shaping MLAs Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Hyderabad on Friday. PV SIVAKUMAR On a busy monsoon day, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu took time off their schedules to be part of a two-day orientation... »

PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Malaysian plane tragedy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the loss of lives in the Malaysian airline tragedy and said India stands with the families of the victims in this hour of grief. “Our thoughts... »

CBI may exhume bodies of Badaun rape victims on Sunday; rain poses threat

The CBI is likely to exhume the bodies of the Badaun rape victims on July 20 for a fresh autopsy. The two teenaged girls were allegedly raped and murdered on May 27, at their village in Uttar Prad... »

AIADMK calls for national river authority

AAP calls MLAs’ meet amid reports of BJP exploring govt formation in Delhi

Opposition protests as govt says no to Gaza debate

Kohli takes oath as Gujarat Governor 

TRAI Bill’s smooth passage in Upper House showcases BJP’s floor management skills

Hafiz-Vaidik meet: Sushma seeks High Commission’s report

Lok Sabha clears TRAI Bill amendment

Cong — few and friendless in Lok Sabha

KV Thomas likely to head PAC

Former Food Minister KV Thomas is likely to be the next Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee. The Congress has proposed his name for the post. The PAC Chairman’s post is usually... »

AAP demands immediate dissolution of Delhi Assembly

In poll mode: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal with party MLAs at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat in New Delhi on Monday. - RAJEEV BHATT

In a bid less for government formation and more to prevent the BJP’s restless lot from having a shot at it, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, along with 24 party MLAs, met Lieutenant Governor of D... »

BJP Govt has betrayed Palestine people: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s “unjustified refusal to adopt a unanimous resolution in the Rajya Sabha against the Israeli aggression on Gaza” was a sad and unf... »

Don’t wish to be partner in defeat, says Rane

Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane said on Monday he is resigning because he does not want to be a “partner in defeat.” He said he is resigning from the State Government and no... »

Kotaiah panel submits report on AP crop loans

The P Kotaiah Committee on crop loan reschedule and waiver has submitted its final report to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu. The committee headed by P Kotaiah, former... »

National Conference, Cong decide to go it alone in J-K Assembly polls

The NC-Congress coalition in Jammu and Kashmir today hit the rocks as the two parties announced that they will go it alone in the Assembly polls in the state due later this year. Congress... »

Separate forum for MPs from north eastern states

Members of Parliament from north eastern states have formed an exclusive forum to pursue issues pertaining to development of the region. The forum was formed under the chairmanship of former Lok S... »

Budget session to close two weeks ahead of schedule

The Union Government is considering curtailing the ongoing Budget and Monsoon session well ahead of the scheduled duration till August 14. Government sources told BusinessLine that... »

Delhi BJP pushes party leadership to form govt in Capital

BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi

Displaying a curious lack of confidence in facing fresh elections, legislators in the Delhi unit of the BJP are desperately pushing the central leadership to support their efforts to form... »

Rajya Sabha to discuss Gaza situation on Monday

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari The Government was caught in a catch-22 situation when Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari ruled on Thursday against the request of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj that a discussion on the G... »

BJP Govt helping private discoms at the cost of people: AAP

Kishwar, Jethmalani protest enquiry into foreign funding

Jaitley’s Punjabi brethren knock at his door

Dress code issue: Jayalalithaa warns errant clubs

Regulators’ appointment: Presence of Leader of Opposition not a must, says Govt

Tatra case: CBI frames charges against former Delhi Lt Governor

CPI(M) wants statutory status for SC Sub-Plan


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