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After snatching ‘Cycle’ from Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav says ‘fight with father was necessary’

Mulayam Singh Yadav, the SP patriarch may also unite with Akhilesh to make the party stronger and, Congress leaders have also come forward and indicated that they are in talks with SP for an alliance.

Delhi Police Commissioner could be the next CBI chief despite opposition’s disproval

A three-member panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and the Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge are deciding on the matter.

Election Commission backs proposal for simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha assemblies

The Election Commission has supported the government's idea to hold simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies but has made it clear that it will cost a lot and the Constitution will have to be amended to curtai

BJP has given ‘decisive’ government: Amit Shah

Presenting a report card of two years of Modi government, BJP chief Amit Shah today credited the party for giving a "decisive" government and said in the remaining three years of its tenure all the promises made in the run up

Modi government has nothing to show but ’empty promises’: Congress

Tearing into Modi government's performance, Congress today dubbed it as "fraudulently dynamic" and wondered why it was holding celebrations on its second anniversary when it has nothing to show but "empty promises and gimmick

BJP national executive meet in Allahabad in June; PM, Amit Shah to attend

BJP is likely to sound the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh from the land of the holy Sangam next month when Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and other top leaders would converge in the city to attend a two-

Congress-muktBharat? The party shrinks further in the assembly elections 

Assembly election results 2016: Though there were no really big surprises in the latest round of assembly elections, apart from J Jayalalithaa beating anti-incumbency for the first time in the state since 1984, the really big

Longest-serving Puducherry CM battles strong anti-incumbency

With Rangasamy contesting alone, the Congress-DMK alliance will gain, says an observer with the state government’s poll analysis wing.

Rajya Sabha to sit tomorrow to complete original schedule

Rajya Sabha, which was adjourned for the day today as a mark of respect towards sitting Congress member Praveen Rashtrapal who passed away, will now have a sitting tomorrow to complete its original schedule.

Lok Sabha passes Uttarakhand budget amid Congress walkout

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Uttarakhand Appropriation (Vote on Account) Bill, 2016, which the government said was a "constitutional necessity".

Print more small denomination notes to curb graft: MP to government

Of the total notes printed, 90 per cent were of larger denomination. This leads to counterfeiting of notes and evasion of tax, Rodmal Nagar said during Zero Hour, adding that developed nations printed more notes of smalle

Plans to launch 500 courses in 10 languages, says Smriti Irani

The government today said there are plans to introduce as many as 500 free courses in ten languages through open and distance learning mode this year.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan says absence of MPs in Lok Sabha ‘very bad’

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today expressed her frustration over the absence of some members in the House, saying it was a "very bad" trend.

Rural income adversely affected due to natural calamities: Government

Rural employment and income are adversely affected by natural calamities like droughts and floods, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said today.

Congress demands Supreme Court monitored probe in VVIP chopper deal

Congress today sought to put the onus on the ruling NDA government about the irregularities in Agusta Westland helicopter deal and demanded a Supreme Court monitored probe in the issue.


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