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Politics

Speaking to the media, Congress leader Zameer Ahmed expressed confidence that none of their lawmakers will leave. (Photo: ANI)

‘Won’t sit silently if poaching attempts made’, says Congress leader

‘Four to five of our party MLAs are in Mumbai. Even we are in touch with some BJP MLAs,’ Zameer Ahmed said.

Mayawati emphasised that BSP's alliance with SP will decide the prime ministerial candidate for 2019 Lok Sabha polls. (Photo: ANI)

Mayawati tears into Congress over farmer loan waiver policy

‘The government should give 100 per cent farm loan waiver, else suicide by farmers will continue,’ BSP chief Mayawati said.

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said, 'I know my strength. My government is stable. Don't worry.' (Photo: File | PTI)

‘Totally relaxed’, says K'taka CM as 2 MLAs pull out of coalition govt

Independent legislator H Nagesh and KPJP's R Shankar withdrew support to seven-month-old Kumaraswamy government.

‘The party has won three states which gave new energy to our workers. We will now form the government at the Centre,’ Rajasthan deputy CM Sachin Pilot said. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

‘It is Congress which can challenge, defeat BJP,’ says Sachin Pilot

He said national and regional parties need to work together to fight powers ‘destroying’ democratic institutions of the country.

‘The Modi government has launched the world's largest universal health care scheme Ayushmaan Bharat which has benefited 7.5 lakh people so far,’ Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Kashmir still a challenge due to Pak's destabilising activities: Rajnath

Extremist violence in north-eastern areas saw a decline of 80 per cent, Singh also said at the event.

Crime

The cop was deployed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Ghazipur and was returning from the event when the incident took place. (Photo: AP)

27 arrested in connection with killing of cop in UP’s Ghazipur

Head Constable Suresh Vats was killed, 2 civilians were injured on Dec 29 after protestors pelted stones at them.

Introducing the bill, Law Minister Ravi Prasad said despite SC striking down triple talaq as unconstitutional, it was still rampant. (Representational Image)

Fresh bill introduced in LS to make triple talaq penal an offence

The earlier bill, passed by the Lok Sabha was still pending in the Rajya Sabha

In her complaint, the girl alleged that the relative who was living on the first floor of her house gave her a soft drink spiked with sedatives one day in 2015 and raped her. (Representational Image)

T'gana home minister orders thorough inquiry into gangrape of 16-yr-old girl

3 people were arrested in Kamatipura area of Hyderabad for allegedly raping the class 12 student on multiple occasions over last four years.

‘12 gold bars weighing 1 kg each were recovered from each passenger.  In total 24 gold bars weighing 1 kg each of 24 karat purity totally weighing 24 Kgs valued at Rs 8 crores was recovered,’ Office of the Chief Commissioner of Customs said. (Representational Image)

2 Korean women held for smuggling 24 kg gold

The women came under the radar of customs officials when they were noticed walking in a suspicious manner, as if carrying heavy load.

All India

Supreme Court of India (Photo: Asian Age)

SC on Rath Yatra: Fear of violence is not unfounded

Tells BJP to give revised schedule to Bengal govt.

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav greets Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on her 63rd birthday in Lucknow on Tuesday. Both the parties recently entered into an alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. (Photo: PTI)

Mayawati hints at her PM ambitions

Appeals to BSP, SP workers to put up a joint fight against BJP.

Kanhaiya Kumar

Court to hear JNU sedition case on January 19

The court put up the matter for hearing on the date as chief metropolitan magistrate Deepak Sherawat was on leave on Tuesday.

Rajnath Singh said one cannot be in power and rule without love. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

‘Support freedom of religion but need debate on mass conversion’: Rajnath Singh

'Whether we win or lose... we will not discriminate among people,' Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar also said that the private universities are also ready to implement the quota. (Photo: File | ANI)

25 pc hike in varsities’ seats to enable quota for general category poor

The decision was taken at meeting of officials from HRD ministry, the UGC and the All India Council of Technical Education.