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24 July, 2018 8:21 AM Maratha Outfits Protest Over Quota Demands In Maharashtra, Call For Bandh

Protests erupted in various parts of Maharashtra as Marathas outfits called for a state-wide shutdown today, a day after a man demanding reservation for the community jumped to his death in a river in Aurangabad district. Protests were also reported in parts of Sangli and Shirdi in Ahmednagar district. A pro-reservation Maratha leader said the agitation 50

24 July, 2018 7:39 AM Protests In Maharashtra Over Quota Demands, Tyres Burnt, Trains Blocked

Protests have erupted again in various parts of Maharashtra over the demand for quota for Marathas after a protester jumped into the river in Aurangabad on Monday. Calling the death "unfortunate", Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has appealed for calm and said the government is serious about a resolution. Protesters were seen attacking a fire vehicle 157

12 July, 2018 4:03 AM If BJP wins 2019 Lok Sabha elections, India will become 'Hindu Pakistan': Shashi Tharoor

The Congress leader said that the BJP will write a new constitution that will pave the way for a nation much like Pakistan, where rights of minorities are not respected "If they (BJP) win a repeat in the Lok Sabha our democratic constitution as we understand it will not survive as they will have all the elements they need to tear apart the constitution 47

8 July, 2018 1:47 PM Telangana Chief Minister Expresses Support For Simultaneous Polls

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's letter (in support of the proposal) was submitted to the Law Commission Chairman today. Telangana Chief Minister and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed his support for simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state Legislature in the country. "Many are of the belief that simultaneous polls to state Assemblies 49

26 June, 2018 3:16 PM HD Kumaraswamy's New Test In Karnataka Alliance

The four-week-old coalition government in Karnataka has not disappointed critics who have predicted a troubled marriage between the Janata Dal Secular and Congress. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is finding it difficult to take even the first step. While campaigning for the May 12 election, both Mr Kumaraswamy's party and the Congress had promised the big-ticket 54

16 June, 2018 5:58 PM Homes must be seen as workplaces: Sonia George

‘Legislation to regulate the domestic work sector is needed’ We have been seeking that India ratify the ‘Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers’ adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). This would mean introduction of a comprehensive legislation to regulate the domestic work sector. The Domestic Workers Regulation of Work and Social 57

5 June, 2018 7:44 PM Candidates told not to disturb teachers during class hours

DDPI receives complaints of candidates meeting teachers at school In the wake of complaints that candidates contesting elections to Legislative Council from the South Teachers’ Constituency and their supporters were meeting teachers during class hours in schools, Deputy Director of Public Instruction S. Mamata has instructed them not to disturb the teachers 36

31 May, 2018 9:37 AM Kejriwal's fresh dig at Modi, says people miss educated PM like Manmohan Singh

Along with his tweet, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief shared a news article on how the falling of Rupee value would affect investments in India in the coming years.   NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that people are missing an educated PM like Manmohan Singh 123

14 May, 2018 4:31 PM Modi govt. fooling people, says Rahul

Karnataka finishes voting, fuel prices rise to a four-year high, tweets Cong. chief Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Modi government of “fooling the people” by increasing fuel prices immediately after polling in Karnataka. Echoing the Congress chief, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that Karnataka elections were only an “interval 67

13 May, 2018 4:53 PM Nawaz Sharif’s remarks prove our stand: Nirmala Sitharaman

It’s a very serious disclosure, says Defence Minister. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday termed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s public acknowledgement that militant organisations were active in his country as a serious disclosure. The Minister said it proved India’s position that the handlers of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack were in Pakistan 67