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15 July, 2018 3:00 PM Karnataka leaders to discuss cabinet expansion with party high command

With six ministerial berths alloted to the party remaining to be filled, Congress leaders from Karnataka are likely to discuss cabinet expansion with the party high command during a visit to Delhi on July 18. "During the visit, we will try to discuss with our leadership," Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader G Parameshwara told reporters here. He was responding 24

15 July, 2018 9:23 AM TDP Delegation To Meet Shiv Sena, NCP Leaders In Mumbai

In a significant political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will meet non-Congress and non-BJP party leaders in Mumbai on Sunday, sources said. TDP's Lok Sabha floor leader Thota Narasimham and MP P Ravindra Babu will call on Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday evening 36

15 July, 2018 1:48 AM Mayawati Calls Expressway Launch A "Deception" Ahead Of Elections

BSP supremo Mayawati yesterday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the laying of the foundation stone for the Purvanchal Expressway "while the Lok Sabha elections were approaching is a 'chalava' (deception) with the people." PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the Rs 23,000 crore Purvanchal Expressway at Azamgarh yesterday and described 40

14 July, 2018 5:46 PM Potholes In Mumbai Gets Congress' Attention Along With Some Repairing

Congress workers today counted and filled potholes in suburban Bandra as part of its campaign, titled "Aao Potholes Giney" (lets count potholes), and accused Mumbai's civic body of not being prepared for the monsoons. The party had started the campaign on Thursday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had claimed that the number of potholes 38

14 July, 2018 4:16 PM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra', Attacks Rahul Gandhi

With an eye on assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan began his "Jan Ashirwad Yatra" from the holy city of Ujjain today. The yatra was flagged off by BJP president Amit Shah. Before embarking on his journey, Mr Chauhan offered prayers at Ujjain's Mahakal temple. The purpose of this yatra is to connect with voters in all 230 assembly 21

14 July, 2018 3:04 PM Netflix row: Rahul says he believes in freedom of expression, nothing can undermine father's contribution

Rahul Gandhi's remarks come days after a plea was filed in the Delhi High Court seeking removal of certain scenes from the Netflix series 'Sacred Games', claiming that some of its content was derogatory to Rajiv Gandhi. Amid a row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief 36

13 July, 2018 12:45 PM ED files charge sheet against Naveen Jindal, others in coal scam case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a charge sheet against industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal and 14 others for alleged money laundering in a case pertaining to irregularities in allocation of a Jharkhand coal block. In its final report filed before special judge Bharat Parashar, ED alleged that Jindal's firm — Jindal Steel and Power 40

13 July, 2018 9:42 AM Will Shah apologise for UP BJP MLA's remark on rape, asks Sena

The Shiv Sena today asked whether BJP president Amit Shah would apologise for his party's UP MLA's remark that even Lord Ram cannot curb rapes. The Sena's poser came a day after the BJP sought an apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi for Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark. "Tharoor said if the BJP wins the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, India will become 41

13 July, 2018 5:53 AM Chandrababu Naidu's Party To Move No-Trust Motion Against Centre

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party, once the BJP's biggest ally in south, will pitch for a no-confidence motion against the National Democratic Alliance government at the centre in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament over demands for special category status for his state. Mr Naidu's party had tried to bring a no-confidence 37

12 July, 2018 8:45 AM Congress Cautions Shashi Tharoor Amid Row Over "Hindu Pakistan" Comment

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had said the BJP would make India a "Hindu Pakistan" if it came to power in 2019. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was cautioned today by his party and urged to keep "restraint and caution" even as he firmly defended his comments on the BJP making India a "Hindu Pakistan" if it comes to power in 2019. "Why should I apologise 27