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11 January, 2019 4:26 PM Rahul Gandhi congratulates Ranil Wickremesinghe on his reinstatement as Lanka PM

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has congratulated Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on his return to office and said it is reassuring that the Constitution has prevailed in the country. Gandhi in his message to Wickremesinghe said that political crisis in Sri Lanka was a concern for India, which wish for political stability in the neighbouring 207

10 January, 2019 2:42 PM Congress Lawmaker Hina Kawre Elected Madhya Pradesh Deputy Speaker

The BJP had fielded its lawmaker Jagdish Devda for the post. Congress lawmaker Hina Likhiram Kawre was today elected deputy speaker of the Madhya Pradesh assembly amid protest by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), before the House was adjourned sine die a day ahead of schedule. The assembly witnessed din and was adjourned multiple times after 146

8 January, 2019 4:27 PM Facing Anger Over Citizenship Bill, Centre Offers Scheduled Tribe Status To 6 Assam Communities

The decision, if implemented, will benefit the Tai Ahom, Tea, Koch Raj Bongshi, Chutia, Moran and Matak tribes, and turn Assam into a tribal state. With Assam witnessing shutdowns and massive protests against the Citizen (Amendment) Bill tabled in the Lok Sabha today, the Narendra Modi government is trying to push through a major decision aimed at pleasing 224

8 January, 2019 7:58 AM Irish PM says EU willing to give UK assurances over Irish Brexit backstop

Theresa May pulled a parliamentary vote on her deal last month after admitting it would be rejected by lawmakers, many unhappy with the backstop. Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said the European Union is willing to give Britain reassurances about the Irish backstop before British lawmakers vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal next week, the Irish 161

7 January, 2019 7:27 AM Sreesanth's fan threatens winner Dipika Kakar of acid attack on Twitter

MUMBAI: Bigg Boss 12 had its finale a couple of weeks back. Dipika Kakar has emerged as the winner of the show and Sreesanth became the first runner-up. While many people were happy with Dipika’s win, it seems like it didn't go down well with others, especially with former cricketer Sreesanth’s fans. A fan of Sreesanth took to Twitter and threatened 158

6 January, 2019 6:27 PM Arvind Kejriwal Warns People Against Voting Congress In Lok Sabha Polls

Arvind Kejriwal's remarks assume significance as speculations are making rounds that a pre-poll alliance is possible in Delhi between the AAP and the Congress to stop the BJP in 2019 parliamentary elections. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday warned people against voting for the Congress even as speculations are rife that AAP is in touch with the grand 214

4 January, 2019 3:22 AM US House passes bills that would end government shutdown, without wall funds

The US House of Representatives, where Democrats now hold a majority, approved legislation on Thursday to end a partial government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago at several federal agencies and fund the Department of Homeland Security through February 8. Under the bills, the departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other 112

2 January, 2019 1:21 PM Narendra Modi justified his failures in one-sided interview: Mayawati

BSP president Mayawati January 2 slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for justifying the alleged failures of his government and party in a "one-sided" interview that "failed" to kindle new aspirations. "Instead of adopting necessary sensitivity and honesty on raging issues concerning peoples welfare and national interest, Modi's interview was a one-sided 163

31 December, 2018 12:53 PM Bangladesh Election Commissioner Rejects Call For Fresh Election

Prime Minister Hasina has won a third straight term while the opposition rejected the result as rigged and called for a fresh vote. Bangladesh's chief election commissioner rejected on Monday an opposition demand for a fresh election, after widespread opposition complaints that vote rigging handed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling party victory 150

31 December, 2018 7:34 AM PM Modi wishes Sheikh Hasina for winning elections, underlines Indo-Bangla bonhomie

Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on registering a landslide win in the general elections and assured her of India's continued support to the country's developmental strides. Hasina's ruling Awami League-led alliance has won over 267 seats in the 300-member Parliament, according to the latest 204