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27 May, 2018 9:47 PM BJP calls for state-wide Karnataka bandh, except Bengaluru, on Monday

BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a state-wide bandh in Karnataka on Monday. The strike will, however, not be held in the state capital Bengaluru. On Friday, the saffron party had threatened to hold a state-wide bandh on May 28, if Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy fails to waive off farmers loans by then. Meanwhile, Kumaraswamy 39

27 May, 2018 7:01 PM Taking Mother Abroad For Medical Check-Up, Says Rahul Gandhi With Postscript For Trolls

While Rahul Gandhi will return within a week, Sonia Gandhi will stay abroad for a longer period. New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, accompanied by her son and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, will leave for abroad tonight for a medical check-up, party sources said. According to the sources, Sonia Gandhi will be travelling abroad for her annual 94

27 May, 2018 1:25 PM Palghar Bypolls 2018: All You Need To know About The Maharashtra Bypoll

Palghar bypoll: Bypoll in the district was necessitated after the BJP MP Chintaman Wanaga died earlier this year. Palghar: By-elections in Maharashtra's Palghar district, a region that former allies, Shiv Sena and BJP are to battle out, will be held on Monday. Along with bypolls in Palghar, voting will be held for 9 other states on the same day. Bypoll 31

27 May, 2018 9:35 AM Oomen Chandy Replaces Digvijaya Singh As Congress Andhra Pradesh Chief

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed former Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy as AICC General Secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect, replacing Digvijaya Singh. Party spokesperson Gaurav Gogoi has also been appointed as the party's in-charge of West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, replacing C P Joshi 21

26 May, 2018 3:28 PM Who is Usha Ananthasubramanian?

Last Tuesday, Allahabad Bank’s managing director and chief executive officer Usha Ananthasubramanian found herself divested of all executive powers by the bank’s board after the CBI named her in the ₹12,800 crore Punjab National Bank-Nirav Modi fraud case. Ms. Ananthasubramanian had served at PNB in two stints: first as executive director between July 2011 and November 95

26 May, 2018 1:47 PM West Bengal to get four new universities: Partha

West Bengal Higher Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said four new universities will come up in the state in the future. Chatterjee, who was present at the convocation of Kazi Nazrul University here, said the new varsities will be set up in Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri, East Midnapore and Jhargram. The minister said during the seven years of Trinamool 38

25 May, 2018 4:53 PM Congress team to take part in SCO Political Parties Forum in China

To take part in SCO political forum at invitation of ruling Communist Party A Congress delegation left for China on Friday to take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Political Parties Forum in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. Congress’ deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma is leading the six-member delegation that includes former ministers Mukul Wasnik 79

25 May, 2018 11:02 AM Congress MLA KR Ramesh elected Karnataka Speaker unopposed after BJP withdraws nomination

Ramesh Kumar is a six-time MLA and has been the Speaker of Karnataka Assembly twice during the HD Deve Gowda and JH Patel governments (1994-99).  BENGALURU: Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar was on Friday elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) withdrew the nomination of its candidate S Suresh Kumar giving 41

24 May, 2018 6:28 PM Cong asks CM to reduce fuel tax

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) has blamed TRS government for Telangana having the highest petrol prices among 23 other States in the country. At a press conference here on Thursday, chief spokesperson Sravan Dasoju alleged that the State government was taking advantage of Prime Minister Narender Modi’s pro-oil firms policy by covertly imposing 37

24 May, 2018 4:28 PM Karnataka DGP Neelamani Raju, who made Mamata Banerjee 'walk a few metres', transferred

Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn-in as Karnataka CM at a grand ceremony attended by a galaxy of top leaders and regional satraps.  Bengaluru: Karnataka DGP Neelamani Raju, who apparently rubbed the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee the wrong way, has been transferred. DNA quoted sources as claiming that the transfer had happened because the DGP had 'insulted' 46