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17 August, 2017 4:42 AM MP local body poll results: Ab tak 26 for BJP, Congress increases tally

BHOPAL: BJP retained 26 seats in the urban and local body elections, whose results were announced on Wednesday. Congress won 14, increasing its tally but at the cost of Independents rather than the ruling party. Three went into Independents. The scoreline is crucial, coming in the backdrop of the farmer agitation and the death of five farmers in police 21

17 August, 2017 12:25 AM “Na Gaali Na Goli” gesture heart warming: Rajnath Singh decodes PM's I-Day speech

We have completed 70 years since Independence and now we are in an era distinctively different on every aspect from innovation, motivation and the direction in which the country is marching ahead. The Prime Minister's address from the Red Fort on that Historic occasion had to reflect the same spirit and it certainly did. How was it different from the usual 27

16 August, 2017 11:26 PM Cong victory claims fall flat: BJP state chief

Bhopal: Amid victory claims and counter-claims in civic polls, the BJP on Wednesday said election results should be a big setback for Congress, which had claimed victory in 44 municipal bodies, but the Congress failed to achieve the same. BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chauhan said the party not only retained its previous seats, but shattered dreams 29

16 August, 2017 10:37 PM Congress lifts Amma canteen idea, Rahul Gandhi's 'blooper' gives it away

Last August 15, Rahul said, Modi had made the longest Independence Day speech ever by any PM taking 97 minutes. But this year, he limited his speech to just 57 minutes, his shortest in four years. "Next year, I am sure it will come down to 45 minutes and subsequent year to 15 minutes," he added. Incidentally, this year's was Modi's fourth IDay speech 25

16 August, 2017 6:15 PM Kudumbasree to launch mini-supermarkets

A joint initiative with Brahmagiri Development Society The Kudumbasree Poverty Eradication Mission, Wayanad, has joined hands with Brahmagiri Development Society (BDS), a people’s initiative in animal husbandry and agriculture sectors in the district, to launch farmers’ mini- supermarket project to market the entire range of products being produced by Kudumbasree 17

16 August, 2017 9:31 AM JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav’s show of strength with opposition parties including Congress tomorrow

Leaders from opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, are expected to attend an event tomorrow, hosted by rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, that seeks to save the "composite culture" of the country. Leaders from opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, are expected to attend an event tomorrow, hosted by rebel JD(U) leader 17

15 August, 2017 7:05 AM 18 lakh people, Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits under scrutiny post note ban: PM Modi

Vowing to continue crackdown on the black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits in banks post note-ban as well as 18 lakh people with income beyond known means are under scrutiny. NEW DELHI: Vowing to continue crackdown on the black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits 24

15 August, 2017 6:23 AM Independence Day 2017: We, The people

Archana Bhawani Singh, Politician, Delhi My idea of India is a place where we are able to change ourselves to change our surroundings. We need significant development in areas such as sanitation, manual scavenging and other such deep-rooted, class-segregated jobs in our society. I would like to see education and healthcare made affordable for everyone 19

15 August, 2017 2:33 AM Independence Day 2017: Full text of PM Narendra Modi’s speech from Red Fort

Independence Day 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 71st Independence Day of the Country. PM Modi started his speech by recalling the victims of recent Gorakhpur tragedy in which over 60 children affected by encephalitis allegedly died due to oxygen supply cu. He also recalled 34 2

14 August, 2017 9:15 PM India at seventy: For this continent-sized nation, the quest for a place in the sun continues

The task of accounting for India’s successes and failures is no mean one due to its bewildering complexity. That it is impossible to pigeonhole or fully comprehend India in all its varieties of experiences and outcomes is a given because we are talking of a continent-sized nation. The American scholar, Arthur Asa Berger, wrote in 2008, that “it is hard to reconcile 24