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25 June, 2017 10:33 AM Sushma Swaraj posts video of her 2013 Lok Sabha speech interrupted by Meira Kumar

In the six-minute video, Sushma Swaraj is seen berating the Congress-led UPA government, pointing to a number of alleged scams. Then Speaker Meira Kumar is seen repeatedly saying "alright", "thank you", "okay", "I have to proceed", hinting then Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj to conclude her speech. NEW DELHI: Union minister Sushma Swaraj today launched 8

25 June, 2017 7:26 AM Lord Jagannath to Modi juggernaut: Why Prime Minister's victory chariot is unstoppable

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led his party, the BJP, to giant electoral wins in several Assembly elections in the past three years. The BJP is now all set to have a President of its choice as well. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted people on Jagannath Rath Yatra as well as Ramzan at his monthly Mann ki Baat address to the nation. The Prime 21

25 June, 2017 3:42 AM Will not follow you on your suicidal path, Shankersinh Vaghela tells Congress

The Gujarat Congress veteran said he would not follow the party leader if it continued on its suicidal path in the state as elections are due this year. Senior Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela on Saturday said he would not follow the party leadership if it continued on its present "suicidal path" in Gujarat where elections are due this year. He also said after 21

25 June, 2017 3:27 AM Ram Nath Kovind to start campaign in Lucknow today

As the campaigning for Presidential race takes off, NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and Opposition candidate Meira Kumar will start the race from the largest populated state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The value of each vote of an MLA of UP is 208, the highest in the country, followed by Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand with 176 each. The electoral college includes 23

25 June, 2017 1:56 AM Nitish Kumar's Prez move exposes rift with RJD

Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President Nitish Kumar's outburst on Friday, where he countered the Opposition's move of fielding Meira Kumar as Presidential nominee against Ram Nath Kovind in a point-by-point rebuttal, has stunned the senior leadership of the Mahagathbandhan into silence. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) or Congress 33

25 June, 2017 1:20 AM My commitment to Sonia Gandhi is over: Shankersinh Vaghela

Discarding the subdued resistance he had been playing out over the past few months, Congress leader in Gujarat Shankersinh Vaghela on Saturday lashed out at the party high command and declared to a 3,000-strong crowd of supporters that his commitment to Sonia Gandhi was over. At a public meeting with his supporters in Gandhinagar, Vaghela did not mince 21

24 June, 2017 3:53 PM Maha unveils Rs 34K cr loan waiver, 89 lakh farmers to benefit

Mumbai, Jun 24 () The BJP-led Maharashtra government today unveiled a Rs 34,020 crore farm loan waiver scheme, under which debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh each will be written off, making 40 lakh farmers debt-free and providing relief to 49 lakh others. Making the announcement here, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said this was the "biggest" loan waiver scheme 21

24 June, 2017 3:19 PM Office of Profit case: Case continues against AAP MLAs, BJP says will win if polls held

In a setback to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Election Commission (EC) has ruled that it would continue to hear a plea against 21 of its MLAs for allegedly holding offices of profit, despite the high court setting aside their appointments as parliamentary secretaries. While the AAP had contended that the case against its legislators should be dropped 20

24 June, 2017 3:10 PM Will Welcome Nitish Kumar Into National Democratic Alliance: BJP

Patna: The BJP and its ally Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Saturday said they will welcome Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar into the National Democratic Alliance. "Nitish Kumar ka hum NDA mein swagat karenge, agar wo apna kadam NDA ki taraf badhaye to hum kadam se kadam milakar chalne ko taiyyar hai (We will welcome Nitish Kumar in the NDA. If he will move towards 17

24 June, 2017 12:53 PM EC disqualifies Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years

The Election Commission (EC) today disqualified senior Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra for filing wrong accounts of election expenditure. An EC spokesperson confirmed that Mishra had been disqualified for three years from today. Rajendra Bharti of the Congress had alleged that Mishra, a close aide of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, had not filed 20