The Congress party has exuded confidence that the rebel MLAs will return to the party fold and vote in favour of the 13-month-old government when Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy seeks trust vote inside the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. Congress troubleshooter and minister DK Shivakumar said that if the MLAs violate partys whip, they will lose their […]

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Parliamentarians who have a slightly different relationship with their constituencies and are less frequently seen there have a rough time, according to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Speaking at a conclave here Thursday, Tharoor, who has been elected to the Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala thrice in a row since 2009, said he believes he […]

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The Congress party has denied any talk of resettling former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in Delhi after his bitter fallout with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The clarification came from senior Congress leader PC Chacko amid reports of Sidhu being considered for appointment as the Delhi unit chief of the party to succeed Sheila Dikshit […]

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Senior Indian journalist Ravish Kumar on Friday was awarded this years Ramon Magsaysay Award, regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize. Kumar, 44, who is NDTV Indias senior executive editor is one of Indias most influential TV journalists, the award citation by the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation said. He is among five individuals […]

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As the trust vote against the HD Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka drags on, the Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing on a plea by two independent MLAs from the state seeking directions that the floor test be held forthwith in the state assembly. The court will now hear the matter on Wednesday. The apex court […]

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Lok Sabha on Friday gave its nod to the Companies (Amendment) Bill which seeks to tighten corporate social responsibility compliance and reduce the load of cases on the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the draft law will also ensure more accountability and better enforcement to strengthen the […]

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Dismissing the Oppositions claim that his party engineered defections to bring down the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka, BJP working president J P Nadda said on Friday that it fell due to internal reasons and asserted that his party would provide a stable government in the state. They (Congress-JD-S) fell under their own weight due to […]

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit his constituency Wayanad on Sunday. The constituency along with other districts of Kerala is battling continuous rains and floods since the last few days. As per reports, 42 people have lost their lives due to torrential downpour in the state. A landslide occured in Wayanad on Thursday. […]

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A day after the revocation of the special status for Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, a BJP MLA stirred a controversy, saying party workers can now go to the state and marry fair women there. Celebrating the development at an event, Khatauli MLA Vikram Singh Saini said, Modiji has fulfilled our dream. The whole […]

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Heavy rains in Kerala Highlights: Over 22,000 people have been shifted to relief camps in Kerala where rains have disrupted the normal life. In Wayanad, the NDRF teams have rescued 60 people following a massive landslide on Thursday, news agency ANI reported. Bodies of six people have been recovered so far. Meanwhile, the IMD has […]

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