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3 March, 2018 2:42 PM Hearing azaan, Narendra Modi pauses victory speech for Tripura, Nagaland

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paused his speech on the BJP's Northeast triumph for Azaan or prayers from a mosque near the party's new headquarters in Delhi. PM Modi stayed silent for around two minutes as the sounds of Azaan rang out in the middle of his speech on the party's spectacular performance in Tripura. BJP president Amit Shah had just finished 55

3 March, 2018 7:49 AM BJP par board to meet for deciding Tripura CM: Ram Madhav

The majority mark in the 60 member Assembly was 31. Agartala: The BJP Parliamentary Board will meet this evening to decide on the future Chief Minister of Tripura, where the party is likely to form a government, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Saturday. "Our Parliamentary Board (the party's highest decision making body) will meet in the evening 69

2 March, 2018 12:40 PM Staff Selection Commission paper leak: Arvind Kejriwal urges Centre to initiate CBI probe

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that the Centre should initiate a CBI probe in the alleged SSC paper leak, stating that the issue is related to the fate of thousands of exam aspirants. A similar demand was also made by Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav this week. "Thousands of SSC exam aspirants have been demanding a CBI enquiry 39

26 February, 2018 1:58 PM Jordan's King Abdullah II to visit India on Tuesday, hold meeting with Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: Jordanian King Abdullah II will be on a five-day tour to India starting on February 27. During his visit, the King will deliver a special address on "Islamic Heritage and promoting understanding" at Vigyan Bhawan. This will be the Jordan King's second visit to India. He will lead a large business delegation. India is Jordan's fourth largest 232

24 February, 2018 2:22 AM Janardhan Reddy intent on protecting family turf in Ballari

The former Minister, supporters huddle together at a farmhouse to discuss strategy Former Minister and mining baron G. Janardhan Reddy seems to be going all out to retain his family’s sway over Ballari city, and politically reassert himself in his hometown. Mr. Janardhan Reddy, who had distanced himself from politics ever since he was released from jail, is learnt 3

22 February, 2018 7:19 PM Puttannaiah laid to rest with full state honours

K.S. Puttannaiah, farmers’ leader and MLA, who passed away on February 18, was laid to rest with full state honours in his native village Kyathanahalli, near Pandavapura, on Thursday afternoon. Nearly 50,000 people — a majority of them farmers — paid their last respects, apart from a host of political leaders. Farmers also came from neighbouring Tamil 56

22 February, 2018 6:15 AM Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins, to continue till March 23

New Delhi: The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will this year take place through the two traditional routes -- Nathua La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand -- and the registration process for the annual pilgrimage has started, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday. The announcement comes after China said it would allow the Nathu 58

21 February, 2018 2:34 AM Symposium on strengthening rural local bodies on Feb. 23, 24

The Gram Panchayat Hakkotaya Andolana, in association with the district administration, zilla panchayat and other organisations, will organise ‘Gram Swaraj Chinthana – Manthana,’ a symposium to shed light on and discuss strengthening of local self-governments here on February 23 and 24. Addressing presspersons here, S. Janardhan, an expert on panchayat 32

18 February, 2018 11:19 AM Rajnath Singh becomes one of top five politicians to have over 10-million Twitter followers

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has become one of the top five politicians in the country whose Twitter followers have crossed the 10-million mark. Singh's Twitter handle @rajnathsingh crossed the 10 million followers mark last night, a home ministry official said. The four other politicians in the country who have more than 10 million followers 47

13 February, 2018 10:23 AM Meghalaya assembly election 2018: Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat to visit on February 27

  An Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will arrive here on Thursday to take stock of the preparations for the February 27 assembly polls, an official said on Tuesday. SHILLONG: An Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will arrive here on Thursday to take stock 40