In a fresh jolt to the wobbly Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka, two Congress legislators, Housing minister M T B Nagaraj and K Sudhakar, tendered their resignation Wednesday to the Assembly Speaker, taking the number of disgruntled MLAs who have put in their papers to 16. The ruling coalition faces the threat of losing majority […]

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Amid the political uncertainty in Karnataka and the melt-down of the party in Goa, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia Thursday met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath here over lunch, and also dined with MLAs of Congress and its allies. While the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka is teetering after resignations of several MLAs, in Goa […]

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The Supreme Court Monday fixed August 6 for hearing the plea of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel pertaining to his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017 which has been challenged by rival BJP candidate Balwantsinh Rajput in the Gujarat High Court. Patel has challenged the order of the Gujarat High Courts by which it […]

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The central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday cleared a bill that would pave the way for providing 10% reservation to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in educational institues and government jobs to people of Jammu and Kashmir. The Union cabinet approved the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (2nd Amendment) Bill, 2019 that […]

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The Congress party has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of political vendetta against its former Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar. The party said that the government is targeting opposition leaders with the sole aim of diverting attention from its failures. Former CM and Congress Legislature Party chairman Siddaramaiah said that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) […]

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Senior Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a money laundering case for the third time on Monday, officials said. He arrived at the ED headquarters at Khan Market here around 11 am, they said. The investigating officer of the case had grilled him for over four […]

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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Sunday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala here. Accompanied by family members, the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, arrived here last evening and after an overnight stay on the hills, they visited the shrine this morning, a temple official […]

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India has conveyed its expectation to the US administration for a non-discriminatory and predictable H-1B visa programme, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha on action taken by the government to safeguard the interests of Indian Citizens working in the US, Minister of State for External Affairs […]

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A Congress MP Ramya Haridas, who is a member of parliament from Alathur in Kerala, planned to buy an MUV worth Rs 14 lakh by collecting the money from 1,400 booths from her constituency with a minimum donation of Rs 1,000 While the Congress MP had earlier raised Rs 67 lakh from the general public […]

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Kapil Mishra joins BJP: Rebel Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday, days after he was disqualified from the Delhi Assembly under the anti-defection law. Kapil I welcome Kapil Mishra and Richa Pandey into BJP and hope they will serve Delhi by following the policies of Prime Minister Narendra […]

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