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Simultaneous elections in 2019? It can happen, says Law Commission draft paper but there’s a condition

Simultaneous elections in India: The working paper will be discussed by the 'full commission' on April 17. It is a draft document and no final decision has been taken.

Big boost to Narendra Modi before 2019 elections: India to grow faster than China; details here

In a boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 2019 General Elections preparations, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today said India's two-year trend of declining growth will reverse in the Financial

Why Aam Aadmi Party replaced ‘rebel’ Kumar Vishwas as Rajasthan in-charge

Kumar Vishwas had said in June last year that AAP National Executive had agreed to contest in Rajasthan. Vishwas was then appointed as the AAP Rajasthan unit chief.

Narendra Modi to observe fast in Delhi to ‘save democracy’ on April 12; Amit Shah in Karnataka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will sit on a day-long fast on April 12 over disruptions during the budget session of the Parliament. PM Modi will be joined by all BJP MPs, say reports.

What demonetisation? BJP revenue grew 81% to Rs 1034 crore in 2016-17; Congress, others earned this much

BJP's income increased by a whopping 81.18% (463.41 crore) between financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17, the year in which big bang demonetisation decision was taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi’s simultaneous elections dream can become reality in 2019 if these happen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream to hold simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha, legislative assemblies and other bodies can become a reality on two conditions.

Home loans to become costlier as HDFC hikes prime lending rate

With HDFC hiking its PLR, industry experts are of the view that home loans may soon become costlier as this move may be followed by some other banks and HFCs soon.

Narendra Modi in Bihar: On Champaran Satyagraha centenary, PM addresses ‘Swachhagrahis’

Narendra Modi in Motihari, Bihar LIVE updates: On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's Champaran Satyagraha centenary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 20,000 'Swachhagrahis' in Bihar's Motihari.

‘Impressed’ by Narendra Modi, over two dozen Samajwadi Party, BSP leaders join BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Amid talks of an alliance between the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party for the 2019 General elections, over two dozen leaders of both parties have joined the BJP.

Big embarrassment for Rahul Gandhi! Delhi Congress leaders seen feasting before fast; pics go viral

Delhi BJP leader Harish Khurana today said that several Delhi Congress leaders were seen eating at a restaurant in the city before sitting on protest and observing "fast" at Rajghat.

Narendra Modi may lose Varanasi in 2019? Here’s what numbers say about Rahul Gandhi’s claim

In 2019, Narendra Modi will be facing anti-incumbency but surveys have shown he continues to remain popular as the prime ministerial candidate. .

7th Pay Commission: Will Narendra Modi government accept salary beyond recommendations before 2019 elections?

7th Pay Commission Latest News: Not just the pay-hike, the Centre may also increase the retirement age from 60 to 62, following in the footsteps of the Madhya Pradesh government. Thus benefitting over

Health from India Vs Health for India

India is the only country among the low- and middle-income countries that has achieved a sizeable trade surplus in the sector, with a dynamic growth rate in exports of 9.8%.

Timeline: ‘Tiger’ Salman Khan feasted on blackbucks in 1998; Jodhpur court sends him to jail in 2018

Salman Khan blackbuck poaching case: Bollywood star Salman Khan has been convicted of killing two blackbucks near Jodhpur in 1998 during the shooting of epic 'Hum Saath Saath Hai'.

Facebook safety alert: Your personal data, privacy is at risk! Read shocking details from social media giant

Facebook Inc. said data on most of its 2 billion users could have been accessed improperly, giving fresh evidence of the ways the social-media giant failed to protect people’s privacy while generati

Updates: Salman Khan sent to jail for 5 years in blackbuck poaching case; bail plea hearing Friday

Salman Khan conviction LIVE updates of black buck poaching case: Salman Khan has been convicted in the black buck poaching case of 1998. The Jodhpur court delivered the verdict in the infamous 1998 bl

Blow to Narendra Modi government: Why Supreme Court refused to stay its judgement on SC/ST Act

In an apparent blow to Narendra Modi government at the Centre, the Supreme Court today refused to stay its March 20 order that had put safeguards on arrests under the stringent provisions of the SC/ST

LIVE Karnataka election 2018 news updates: Rahul Gandhi visits Shivamogga, Davangere today, days after Amit Shah

Karnataka election 2018 news updates: Congress president Rahul Gandhi is starting the fifth-leg of his election campaign in Karnataka today. His itinerary includes places covered by BJP president Amit

CJI impeachment: Roadblocks hit Congress move to remove Justice Dipak Misra; broader consensus elusive

CJI impeachment: The Congress party's move to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has so far not found support from some prominent regional parties.

Arvind Kejriwal gets ‘maafi’ from Arun Jaitley but the defamation case will continue; here’s why

The move by Arvind Kejriwal comes as no surprise as he has already apologised to several others, who had filed defamation suits and complaints against him.

Narendra Modi’s Make in India push: Government mulling new duties on key smartphone components

India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has mooted a proposal to impose a 10 percent duty on imports of populated printed circuit boards.

Arvind Kejriwal, 3 AAP leader say ‘sorry’ to Arun Jaitley ; finance minister may withdraw DDCA defamation case

DDCA defamation case: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought apology from Union finance minister Arun Jaitley.

Modi government delaying Cauvery Management Board formation? SC to hear plea on April 9; 10 points

Tamil Nadu government has told the top court that Narendra Modi government at the Centre was bound to put into effect the February 16 verdict.

7th Pay Commission: No April Fool prank this! Here are authentic updates you should know

7th Pay Commission - Latest news today 2018: A number of stories about the implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations are doing the rounds on the internet.

Before 2019, storm brews for Narendra Modi: How Mamata Banerjee’s anti-BJP front is taking shape

Mamata Banerjee's federal or united front idea proposes to put a united front against BJP in all states allowing the strongest state-level anti-BJP party to call the shots.

SSC paper leak: No question of cancelling CGL examination 2017, says Centre; here are top developments

SSC paper leak: It was earlier reported that the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had to cancel its CGL Tier II test after a myriad of cases related to alleged ‘malpractices’ were reported in the

China, North Korea steal American thunder! Xi Jinping-Kim Jong-un realpolitik ominous for Donald Trump

The unexpected meeting of Chinese president Xi and Kim betrays the new world order where the US is no longer the numero uno dominant power centre of the world.

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