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28 July, 2017 5:59 AM Parliament live updates: Congress MLAs are being abducted in Gujarat, claims Anand Sharma in Rajya Sabha

Today marks the end of second week of Monsoon Session. Both Houses of Parliament will take up Private Members Bills on Friday. On Thursday, Lok Sabha passed the Companies Act Amendments and Rajya Sabha cleared the IIIT Bill. 11:32 am: Rajya Sabha reconvenes. Ruckus continues. Anand Sharma raises the issue. "What can I do? You have to approach the Election 50

27 July, 2017 6:16 AM Nitish Kumar stumps his friends and foes alike

NEW DELHI: JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar has become the chief minister of Bihar for the sixth time as he jilted an uncomfortable ally in the RJD and joined hands with the BJP after four years, yet again demonstrating his political manoeuvrability. Often referred to as the Chanakya of Bihar politics, Kumar, 66, quit as the CM of the politically crucial state 25

27 July, 2017 5:36 AM What Nitish Kumar Has Put At Risk With Re-Choosing The BJP

Winston Churchill had this witty observation: "A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen." Nitish Kumar could have done nothing better in his life than be a politician - he has maneuvered his career graph with great 22

26 July, 2017 4:59 PM Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

BJP president Amit Shah is set to make his debut as a member of Parliament with the BJP parliamentary board on Wednesday announcing that he will contest the August 8 Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. NEW DELHI: BJP presidentmit Shah is set to make his debut as a member of Parliament with the BJP parliamentary board on Wednesday announcing that he will contest 21

26 July, 2017 8:02 AM Mamata hails martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid tributes to the martyrs to mark the Kargil Vijay Diwas. "On #KargilVijayDivas, our salute to the brave soldiers who fought, and many of whom gave their lives, for our motherland," she tweeted. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 across the country to commemorate India`s victory 24

25 July, 2017 11:03 PM 9 die in Gujarat floods, toll 83; PM announces Rs 500 crore aid

AHMEDABAD/PALANPUR: The death toll in Gujarat floods reached 83 with nine more deaths reported on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the state and announced a relief package of Rs 500 crore for the flood-affected districts. He also declared ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased, and Rs 50,000 to those seriously injured 23

25 July, 2017 7:17 PM Mamata Banerjee Briefs Rajnath Singh On Darjeeling Situation, Bengal Flood

During the hour-long meeting at Rajnath Singh's residence in Delhi, Mamata Banerjee also discussed the flood-like situation in West Bengal due to heavy rains. New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing situation in Darjeeling, where normal life has been hit due to an ongoing 22

25 July, 2017 6:57 PM Bengal Congress Proposes Meira Kumar As Rajya Sabha Candidate

Kolkata: West Bengal Congress leadership has urged the party high command to consider former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as a candidate for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in the state. "There are a lot of names that have been doing the rounds. But we have proposed the name of Meira Kumar to our party high command as she has been our candidate for the recent 17

25 July, 2017 4:54 AM Ram Nath Kovind swearing in ceremony Live Updates: President-elect pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

Ram Nath Kovind swearing in ceremony Live Updates: President-elect Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn in as the 14th President of India today. The swearing-in ceremony will take place in Parliament-House. As per the tradition, Kovind will come to Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt escorted by the Military Secretary to the President. It has been learned that Kovind 121

24 July, 2017 7:34 PM Gold heist: 7 held, 4 kg gold recovered

Accused are natives of Mumbai, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Cracking the daring gold heist case, the police arrested seven members of the 10-member dacoit gang, who struck at a gold workshop at Governorpet on July 11, and recovered 4.025 kg jewellery from them. The dacoits, who looted 5 kg, were arrested in Mumbai, UP and TN. A revolver, two pistols, 17 rounds 25