Cauvery Issue: Centre Moves Supreme Court, Asks For Time Citing Karnataka Polls

Centre tells the Supreme Court, implementing Cauvery river water sharing order will create law and order situation in poll bound Karnataka. Citing assembly elections in Karnataka, which are due on May 12, Centre has moved the Supreme Court on the Cauvery river water dispute. The Centre has sought three months’ time to implement the top […]

Wait, What? Why Amit Shah’s Words On PM Sounded Wrong In Karnataka Rally

Yeddyurappa was forced to step down as Karnataka chief minister in 2011 in a haze of corruption allegations by Karnataka’s ombudsman. The BJP has been thwacked by the second flub this week in Karnataka, where elections will be held on May 12. This time, BJP president Amit Shah’s words at a rally were lost in […]

“Willing To Pay Any Price”: Message From Nitish Kumar’s Party On Violence

It hasn’t gone unnoticed that BJP leaders, or other right-wing activists associated with them, have been linked to the incidents of violence. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been facing a barrage of criticism over his government’s less-than-impressive record in dealing with the recent round of communal violence. The Congress has called him “helpless” and leader […]

1.3 Lakh A Day? Devendra Fadnavis Must Explain “Chai Pe Kharcha”: Congress

According to an RTI query, the amount spent on tea in the office of Devendra Fadnavis in 2016-17 was R s. 1,20,92,972. That amount jumped to R s. 3,34,64,905 the next year. The Congress has alleged a ‘chai scam’ in Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s office after an RTI reply showed a surge in the […]

Anna Hazare Breaks Fast Over Lokpal After Devendra Fadnavis Meets Him

Anna Hazare’s 2011 agitation in Delhi had led to the passing of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013, but the centre is yet to appoint a Lokpal. Anna Hazare, who has been on an indefinite strike in Delhi for a week over his demands for a Lokpal, has broken his fast after Maharashtra Chief Minister […]

Shatrughan Sinha Indicates May Quit BJP Ahead Of 2019 Election

Asked why he was not quitting the BJP, Shatrughan Sinha said: “Why doesn’t the party quit me? I did not join the party to leave it.” Disgruntled BJP lawmaker Shatrughan Sinha has indicated he may contest the next Lok Sabha election on a different party ticket, saying leaders like him were “unfairly treated” from the […]

Ceiling On Tax-Free Gratuity Doubled To R s. 20 Lakh

The bill moved by Labour Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar was passed by a voice vote. Lok Sabha had given its approval to the important bill last week. Parliament today passed a key bill that will empower the government to fix the amount of tax free gratuity and the period of maternity leave with an executive […]

Sikh Youth Being Trained At ISI Facilities In Pakistan, Says Government

The “commanders” of terror groups based in Pakistan are under pressure from ISI to further the Pakistani spy agency’s terror plans. The Home Ministry has told a parliamentary panel that Sikh youths are being trained at ISI facilities in Pakistan to carry out terror activities in India, and members of the community who are settled […]

Rajya Sabha Election 2018: Amit Shah’s Big Gains In The Last 24 Hours Over Mayawati

Ahead In the last 24 hours, BJP president Amit Shah has made all the right moves towards sweet revenge after losing two important bypolls in Uttar Pradesh. Seven Samajwadi lawmakers skipped an important party meeting today ahead of the Rajya Sabha election – bad news for Samajwadi chief Akhilesh Yadav and also for Mayawati’s party, […]

Amid Facebook Probe, Government Says Will Take ”Strong Action If Need Be”

Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today asked the Congress to come clean on its inks with Cambridge Analytica. Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today asked the Congress to come clean on its inks with Cambridge Analytica that is in the middle of a huge controversy over a massive data breach and delivered a […]