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17-Jul-2018 New Delhi

I was misquoted, says Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

A day after the BJP took potshots at Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, the JD-S leader denied on Tuesday that he had blamed the Congress or its leaders at a party event on July 14. He said he was misquoted on his statement about being unhappy...

16-Jul-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Will await BJP proposal on seat-sharing : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday he is awaiting the BJP's proposal on seat-sharing for next year's Lok Sabha polls and expects the process to be finalised soon."I will talk with BJP leaders on seat sharing.A proposal on this matter will come from...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Demonstrations to be held against low MSP: Farmers' association

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Saturday said farmers would hold demonstrations across the country against the Narendra Modi-government for failing to fix fair Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops.ddressing media...

28-Jun-2018 Bengaluru

Make cancer treatment affordable : M Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has asked policy makers to put in efforts to make cancer treatment affordable. Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the new State Cancer Institute Block at Kidwai Cancer Institute, Bengaluru in Karnataka...

20-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Kamal Haasan meets Rahul Gandhi, discusses politics in TN

Actor Kamal Haasan, who has floated a new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, on Wednesday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and discussed the political situation in Tamil Nadu."Enjoyed meeting Kamal Haasan in Delhi today. We discussed a wide range of issues...

08-Jun-2018 Hyderabad

Muslims should emerge as political force : Asaduddin Owaisi

MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said Muslims should emerge as political force to get their rights in the country.He said he believes this will strengthen the country, the roots of secularism and restore confidence among Muslims.Addressing a meeting...

05-Jun-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Declare your son won't join politics, Tejashwi Yadav tells Nitish Kumar

Hitting back at the Bihar Chief Minister over dynastic politics taunt, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday asked Nitish Kumar to give an affidavit that his son will never join politics in future."If Nitish Kumar has any morality or will power, he should say...

05-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Fortified rice, wheat soon at PDS : Ram Vilas Paswan

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the government is finally ready to provide fortified rice and wheat through Public Distribution System (PDS). He also said a note on Rs 8,000 crore bailout package for sugar industry has been sent to the Cabinet."We...

31-May-2018 New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan chairs meeting of Food Secretaries of State/UTs

Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution asserted that foodgrain at subsidized prices is  being allocated for welfare and development of weaker sections of  society to ensure adequate standards of nutrition...

23-May-2018 Bengaluru

H.D. Kumaraswamy, a king crowned by arch rivals

Luck favours H.D. Kumaraswamy, who has again been crowned king by his archrival Congress now, like the BJP over 12 years ago, when his Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) did not get the people's mandate to make him the Karnataka's Chief Minister.The third son of former...

23-May-2018 Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu)

Kamal Haasan visits Thoothukudi firing victims

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday met people injured in police firing on protestors marching against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant here and demanded to know who ordered the firing."We must know who ordered this firing. It is not me but the victims who are...

23-May-2018 Bengaluru

Kumaraswamy takes oath as non-BJP opposition puts up unity show

H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the 25th Chief Minister of Karnataka at the head of a JD-S-Congress coalition government here in a ceremony that brought together leaders of anti-BJP parties on a single platform exactly a year ahead of the 2019...

22-May-2018 Bengaluru

Kumaraswamy visits Karnataka temples ahead of swearing-in

A day ahead of his swearing-in, Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday visited the Hindu holy towns of Dharmasthala and Sringeri to pray for the success of the Congress-(JD-S) coalition government.The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader...

21-May-2018 New Delhi

Congress, JD-S to give stable Karnataka : H.D. Kumaraswamy

Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday he was confident that the yet-to-be sworn in coalition government with the Congress in Karnataka will be stable.Kumaraswamy, who will be sworn-in as Karnataka Chief Minister on Wednesday, was...

20-May-2018 Bengaluru

Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on Wednesday

Janata Dal-Secular's (JD-S) legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday said he will take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23 here in the presence of several national leaders."I've deferred taking oath to Wednesday on the advise of the Congress...

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 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...

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

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...

15-May-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Don't hector on morality, Tejashwi Yadav tells BJP

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday asked the BJP not to give sermons on morality after the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) agreed to form a government in Karnataka.The Bharatiya Janata Party taunted the Congress in Karnataka, saying it was trying...

27-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Give sanitation workers wages equivalent to IAS : Ram Vilas Paswan

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday demanded manual cleaning of sewerage must be stopped and those indulged in it be punished, besides seeking hike in the wages of sanitation workers at par with IAS.Addressing his Lok Janshakti Party's National Executive...

19-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Nagaland CM calls on Union Home Minister

The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Shri Neiphiu Rio called on the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today. The Chief Minister apprised the Union Home Minister about the situation in the State and the issues on which the State Government requires support...

15-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah wants death penalty for rapists

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday demanded a special Jammu and Kashmir Assembly session to pass a bill to hand out capital punishment to those convicted of raping minors."The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),...

13-Apr-2018 Srinagar

NC expresses anguish over Kathua incident, civilian killings

National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah chaired a day-long meeting of the Party’s Core Group at Party Headquarters ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar. The meeting was also attended by NC Working President Omar Abdullah along with other members of the Core Group.The...

13-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Asifa case: Kamal Haasan says felt “angry” for failing her

Actor-politician Kamal Hassan today expressed anguish over the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua, saying he felt “angry” for failing her.“Does it have to be your own daughter for you to understand? She could’ve been mine,” he tweeted.Hassan,...

10-Apr-2018 Motihari (Bihar)

Narendra Modi blasts opposition for 'dividing' the country

Amid nationwide protests by Dalits after a Supreme Court order allegedly diluting the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Atrocities Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the opposition of dividing the country."They (opposition) are creating hurdles...

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