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24 March, 2018 3:09 AM Mayawati's BSP Braves Rajya Sabha Fail With A Thank You Note And A Jibe

New Delhi: Outfoxed by the ruling BJP in the keenly-fought battle for a Rajya Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati's Bahujan Samajwadi Party hinted that the setback in Friday's election was unlikely to impact its freshly-minted partnership with Akhilesh Yadav's party and launched a sharp attack on the Yogi Adityanath government for using money and fear to get lawmakers 28

23 March, 2018 10:57 PM Rajya Sabha polls: Congress's AM Singhvi, 4 TMC candidates win from West Bengal

The four TMC candidates were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday while only Congress could send only one candidate to the Upper House.  Kolkata: Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi and four Trinamool Congress nominees were on Friday elected to the Rajya Sabha from West Bengal. TMC supported Singhvi in the Rajya Sabha poll who contested as the fifth 21

23 March, 2018 6:15 PM Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case to be heard in SC on April 6

The court is hearing 13 appeals filed against the 2010 judgment of the Allahabad High Court in four civil suits.  NEW DELHI: The Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case will be heard in Supreme Court on April 6, the court said while hearing the final arguments in the case on Friday. The court is hearing 13 appeals filed against the 2010 judgment of the Allahabad 32

23 March, 2018 4:45 PM Over 31.46 lakh BPL families registered in Gujarat: Govt

The Gujarat Government today informed the Legislative Assembly that the state had over 31.46 lakh Below Poverty Line(BPL) families, with over 18,000 such families getting added to the list in the last two years. Responding to questions raised by Congress MLAs about BPL families during the Question Hour, Rural Development Minister Bachubhai Khabad said, in his written 35

23 March, 2018 6:22 AM Why have you not appointed a Lokayukta yet, SC asks 12 States

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Chief Secretaries of 12 states to specify why they have not appointed a Lokayukta. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi also asked the chief secretary of Odisha to apprise the court about the status of the Lokayukta in state and said the apex court has no information whether it has an anti-corruption 20

22 March, 2018 7:11 PM Can summon Mark Zuckerberg, why not Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya: RJD takes dig at BJP

Tejashwi Yadav, former Bihar deputy CM and son of Lalu Yadav, has asked why the BJP-led government cannot bring back economic offenders and yet warn Facebook founder that he may be summoned in case of any data breach by the social media giant. New Delhi: Taking on Union IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for warning Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg 42

22 March, 2018 11:09 AM Jailed mafia don Mukhtar Ansari gets EC nod to vote in Rajya Sabha polls

BSP MP Mukhtar Ansari is a prime accused in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai and has pleaded not guilty. Lucknow: The Election Commission (EC) has granted permission to jailed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) lawmaker and gangster Mukhtar Ansari to cast his vote in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. According to ANI, the poll panel gave its nod while 19

22 March, 2018 4:07 AM BJP releases list of candidates for Jharkhand civic polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released the list of candidates for the Jharkhand civic bodies elections. The list was released during a press conference by state general secretary of the BJP, Dipak Prakash, in Ranchi. The party has once again named Asha Lakra as its candidate for the mayor of Ranchi. For the post of deputy mayor, the BJP has chosen 26

21 March, 2018 8:36 PM CM criticises BJP for claiming credit for Anna Bhagya

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah took serious exception to the BJP’s recent campaign to claim credit for Anna Bhagya scheme. “If it was the BJP’s programme, why it is not being implemented in BJP ruled states – Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat,” he sought to know. Addressing the Janashirvada rally here on Wednesday, he said the Manmohan Singh-led government 31

21 March, 2018 5:43 PM Centre planning I-T raid on me: M.B. Patil

Water Resources Minister and district in-charge M.B. Patil has claimed that the BJP government at the Centre was planning an I-T raid on him and his friends. Speaking to presspersons on the sidelines of the inauguration of Buddha Vihar here on Wednesday, he said the BJP government was doing so because of his support for a separate religious minority 29