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16 January, 2019 9:23 AM What Interim Budget Is, How It Differs From Full-Year Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present Budget 2019 on February 1. That would be an interim budget. An interim budget, just like a full-year budget, is an annual financial statement of a government's finances. It contains key details such as where money comes from (revenue) and where it is spent (expenditure), as well as projections of growth and fiscal 610

15 January, 2019 5:00 PM Press conferences by ministers, senior leaders across country for next 4 days: BJP

The BJP announced on Tuesday that its senior central government ministers, chief ministers and other prominent leaders would be holding press conferences at around 50 places across the country for the next four days. "Through press conferences, the messages given by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and party's national president Amit Shah during the National 134

14 January, 2019 11:54 AM Senior Congress Leader CP Joshi To Be Rajasthan Assembly Speaker

CP Joshi, 68, will be elected as Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly on January 16. Senior Congress leader CP Joshi will soon become the speaker of the 15th Rajasthan Assembly, party sources said Monday. The election of the new speaker will be held on January 16. Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh will administer the oath of office on the same day. CP Joshi 138

14 January, 2019 11:48 AM Singapore may tighten adoption law after gay father adopted son

Singapore: Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday. The man, after learning he was unlikely to be able to adopt a child in Singapore as a gay man, paid $200,000 for a woman to carry his child 154

13 January, 2019 6:38 PM "Totally Ready": Shivpal Yadav's Offer For Congress In Uttar Pradesh

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati's announcement of an alliance, snubbing the Congress and Shivpal Yadav's party, might result in another interesting equation in Uttar Pradesh. Although the Congress said today that it will contest in all 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, it dropped a hint saying 190

12 January, 2019 9:55 AM Don't lose hope by results in 3 states, Lok Sabha polls very important: Amit Shah tells BJP workers

BJP chief Amit Shah on January 12 asked party workers not to lose hope due to adverse results in recent Assembly elections in the three states, saying the upcoming parliamentary polls were "very important" for the party. He also asked all party workers to ensure that the votes of their families and friends are cast by 10.30 AM on the polling day. He mounted 90

12 January, 2019 8:16 AM Mamata Banerjee Welcomes Akhilesh Yadav-Mayawati Alliance In UP

When bitter rivals-turned-friends Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati announced a partnership in Uttar Pradesh to take on the BJP in the 2019 general elections this morning, they received support from another regional powerhouse - West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Trinamool Congress chief tweeted: "I welcome the alliance of the SP and the BSP for the forthcoming 87

11 January, 2019 6:03 PM AAP Leader To Bring Bill On Alleged Demolition Of Temples In Varanasi

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said he has given a notice of the private member bill on demolition of temples and expects it to be taken up for discussion in next session of Parliament. Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh will bring a private member bill on alleged demolition of temples in Varanasi for construction 114

10 January, 2019 9:21 AM Winter Session of Parliament: Productivity of Rajya Sabha at 18%, Lok Sabha at 46%

Productivity of the session was the third-lowest in the 16th Lok Sabha The Winter Session of Parliament ended on January 9 shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Upper House had been extended by a day to help pass the constitutional amendment bill. The Lok Sabha ended on January 8, after clearing the same bill. According 118

10 January, 2019 8:50 AM Malaysia's ruling party leader calls on PM Narendra Modi

Malaysia's ruling party leader Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest. Anwar, a member of the Malaysian Parliament and the leader of the Parti Keadilan Rakyar Party, is in the national capital to participate in the 'Raisina Dialogue', considered India's flagship 235