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19-May-2018 Hyderabad

Venkaiah Naidu calls for increased investments in agriculture

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has suggested to the Central and various State Governments to increase investments in agriculture and allied sectors to make farming viable and attractive. He was interacting with Scientists, Faculty Members...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Rahul's new theory is to see victory in defeats : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for celebrating B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation in Karnataka as a "victory", saying the mandate was to get rid of Siddaramaiah and claimed that such coalition will not last long."If...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Ceasefire in J&K not for militants : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that the ceasefire announced by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan does not apply to militants."Don't take the ceasefire decision in a wrong way," Shah said while speaking at the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Need for transparency in appointment of judges : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that there was "need for transparency" in the appointment of judges and the "autonomy of the judiciary should be respected".Replying to questions at the daylong India TV Conclave on 'Four years of Modi...

19-May-2018 Jaipur

Democracy finally won in Karnataka : Sachin Pilot

The resignation of newly-elected Karnataka Chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday ahead of the floor test is a big victory of democracy in India, said Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday."With this win, there also comes a defeat of the Bharatiya...

19-May-2018 Bengaluru

Invited to form government, oath-taking on Monday : H.D. Kumaraswamy

JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has invited him to form a government in the state, following the resignation of B.S.Yeddyurappa-led BJP regime ahead of its trust vote."The swearing-in ceremony will take...

19-May-2018 Bengaluru

BJP loses Karnataka as B.S. Yeddyurappa quits before trust vote

In an anti-climax to the hectic political developments since the split verdict in May 12 Karanataka Assembly polls, the BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before the trust vote, as he did not have the numbers...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Take lessons for 2019 from Karnataka defeat, Mayawati tells BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday condemned BJP for the use of "inappropriate methods" to form their governments in various states and said that the party should take lessons from their defeat in Karnataka for next year's general elections.She...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Hope BJP-RSS learnt lesson from Karnataka : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP and the RSS following resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, saying hopefully they got a lesson that institutions and will of the country cannot be disrespected.Gandhi addressed the...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP attempts to subvert democracy failed in Karnataka : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s attempts to "subvert democracy" has "miserably failed" in Karnataka.Kejriwal's comment came after Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before facing...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Yeddyurappa's resignation victory of democracy: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated former Prime Minister and JD-S chief H.D. Deve Gowda, his son H.D. Kumaraswamy and the Congress after B.S. Yeddyurappa quit as Karnataka Chief Minister before facing a crucial trust vote...

19-May-2018 New Delhi

Thank god for Supreme Court : P. Chidambaram

Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Saturday condemned the BJP for trying to derail the trust vote in Karnataka Assembly and expressed his gratitude to the Supreme Court for ordering a floor test.He also appreciated the apex court's decision to allow live telecast...

19-May-2018 Jammu

PM attends 6th convocation of SKUAST-J

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has stressed the need for bridging the gap between lab and the field to attain optimum results in agriculture.Addressing the 6th convocation of Sher i Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST-J), Jammu...

19-May-2018 Jammu

6th SKUAST-J Convocation held

The 6th Convocation of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J) was held  at Baba Jitto Auditorium of the University today at which Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi was the Chief Guest. Governor N.N....

19-May-2018 Leh

Narendra Modi on day’s visit to J&K

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi formally kickstarted commencement of work on the mega Zojila tunnel project here today.Governor, N N Vohra; Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti; Union Minister for Roads & Highways, Nitin Gadkari; Deputy Chief Minister, Kanvinder...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari meets Indonesian Minister of Maritime Affairs

Taking ahead the bilateral relations between India & Republic of Indonesia, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping,  Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation met General (Retd.) Luhut Binser...

18-May-2018 Jaipur

Why two laws in country with one Constitution : Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot on Friday questioned Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to ask B.S. Yeddyurappa of the BJP -- the single-largest party in the new Assembly -- to form the government in the southern state."One country,...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

BJP will be defeated in floor test : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

The Congress on Friday said the BJP will be defeated in Saturday's floor test in Karnataka and that BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa exhibited his desperation in becoming the Chief Minister after a split verdict in the state."Today is a historic day, we want...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Congress murdering mandate in Karnataka : Sambit Patra

The BJP on Friday hit out at the Congress for "rejoicing" the Supreme Court's verdict over Karnataka, saying those who had sought to impeach the Chief Justice of India are now "murdering the mandate" after being rejected by the people of state."The Congress...

18-May-2018 Agartala

Congress limited to Punjab, Puducherry, Parivar : Biplab Kumar Deb

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had rightly predicted that after the Karnataka election, the Congress would be limited to three "Ps" - Punjab, Puducherry and Parivar, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said."Modi's prophecy has come true," Deb said in...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Historic interim order by Supreme Court : Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Senior counsel and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Congress and the JD-S on Friday, said the Supreme Court order to go for a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 p.m on Saturday was a "historic interim order"."This is an historic...

18-May-2018 New Delhi/Bengaluru

Supreme Court order vindicates Congress' stand : Rahul Gandhi

The Congress on Friday hailed the Supreme Court order for a floor test in the new Karnataka Assembly on Saturday, with party President Rahul Gandhi saying that it vindicated the party's stand that Governor Vajubhai Vala acted "unconstitutionally"."The Supreme...

18-May-2018 Bengaluru

Confident of winning Karnataka Assembly floor test : B.S. Yeddyurappa

After the Supreme Court ordered a Karnataka Assembly floor test on Saturday, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Friday said he is confident of winning the required majority."We welcome the Supreme Court order of floor test at 4 p.m. on Saturday. We are confident...

17-May-2018 Chandigarh

Every worker of Bharatiya Janata Party is a true soldier

Every worker of BharatiyaJanata Party is a true soldier.Workers are the backbone of a party or organization and it is our good fortune that we all are soldiers of a party in which democracy exists.All the decisions of the party have been being democratically...

17-May-2018 Bengaluru

The rise of Yeddyurappa as BJP's mascot in south India

The return of B.S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka’s Chief Minister on Thursday for the third time, reaffirmed his stature as the BJP’s mascot in south India where it has been striving to spread its footprint over the last two decades. The rise of Yeddyurappa, 75,...

17-May-2018 Bangalore

B.S. Yeddyurappa takes oath as CM, Congress, JD-S protest

BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa took oath as the Karnataka chief minister here on Thursday, hours after the Supreme Court declined to stay his swearing-in ceremony.Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to Yeddyurappa...

17-May-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Tejashwi Yadav to stake claim to form government in Bihar

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said he will meet Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik on Friday to stake claim to form the government as the leader of the single largest party in the state Assembly.The Congress in Goa and the RJD in Bihar on Thursday said...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Karnataka was 'rehearsal' of LS polls : Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday termed the political developments in Karnataka as a "rehearsal" for the Lok Sabha elections and criticised Governor Vajubhai Vala for not adhering to his responsibilities.Sinha also sat on a protest outside Rashtrapati...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Bring ordinance to restore SC/ST Act : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday appealed to the BJP-led NDA government to bring an ordinance to overturn Supreme Court's March 20 order that put safeguards against arrests under the SC/SC Act.Addressing a press...

17-May-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

All-round fear in country; Judges, media scared : Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at the BJP-led central government and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said an atmosphere of all-round fear prevailed in the country and even the Supreme Court Judges and the media are panicky.Addressing...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Cities are drivers of economic growth : M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cities are the drivers of economic growth and all sections of people living in the cities need to be provided with adequate housing and other essential amenities. He was addressing the gathering...

17-May-2018 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls On Sonia Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi

The Local Government, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today called upon Sonia Gandhi and took her blessings before starting new innings after the recent verdict by the Hon'ble Supreme Court acquitted him in a 3 decade old...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls On Rahul Gandhi

The Local Government Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu here today called upon the President All India Congress Committee Rahul Gandhi.Rahul Gandhi had specially congratulated Mr. Sidhu recently in the aftermath of the hon’ble Supreme Court judgement after...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

J&K Health Minister calls on Dr Jitendra Singh

Jammu & Kashmir Minister for Health & Medical Education, Dr Devinder Kumar Manyal,  called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances &...

16-May-2018 New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu launches Intellectual Property mascot – IP Nani

The Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu launched the Intellectual Property (IP) mascot – IP Nani – at the conference on National Intellectual Property Rights Policy in New Delhi today. An anti-piracy video featuring Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was also...

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