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  India   Politics  04 Jan 2018

India, Politics, 04 Jan 2018

Distressed by ‘political hypocrisy’ of Cong over triple talaq bill: Ravi Shankar

The Union minister said he had 'nothing to say about regional parties' as they might have opposed the bill due to 'regional pressures'.

04 Jan 2018 9:55 AM

Sushma Swaraj, Shashi Tharoor spar over Hindi

According to the UN rules, support of two-third member countries (129 nations) is required out of the total 193 member nations.

04 Jan 2018 2:57 AM

Sangh is for peace, not violence: Satyapal Singh

Singh said Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a judicial inquiry.

04 Jan 2018 2:57 AM

Security personnel deaths in Kashmir an insult: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Yadav was talking in the backdrop of last week’s Pulwama attack.

04 Jan 2018 2:57 AM

Hardeep Puri files nomination for Rajya Sabha

The seat had fallen vacant following Manohar Parrikar’s resignation. The term of this seat ends in Nov. 2020.

04 Jan 2018 2:57 AM


House humour amidst angry scenes

Mahajan misheard Kharge’s statement and thought he had said that his adjournment motion has been accepted.

04 Jan 2018 2:57 AM

As 2019 countdown starts, 2018 spells challenge & opportunity for Congress

It is clear that the BJP has planned to communalise the situation in the state, once hailed as its Gateway to the South.

04 Jan 2018 2:55 AM

EPS, OPS tell MLAs to maintain ‘decorum’

All his subsequent muscle-flexing before the TV cameras only indicated that he was bracing for a showdown with the government.

04 Jan 2018 2:33 AM

Congress chief likely to visit Telangana by end of January

This would be the first visit of Mr Gandhi to the state after taking over as the president of the party.

04 Jan 2018 2:33 AM

Congress gears up for 2018 polls, focuses on major groups

In Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, there is a major farmer unrest that the party wants to focus on.

04 Jan 2018 2:33 AM


Government, Opposition spar over triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

The Opposition on its part claimed it had managed to corner and stall the government’s move to push the bill through in the Upper House.

04 Jan 2018 2:32 AM

Electoral bonds will only benefit ruling BJP: Congress

In the Lok Sabha, finance minister Arun Jaitley had said on Tuesday that the electoral bonds will be valid for 15 days.

04 Jan 2018 2:32 AM

Congress demands statement from PM Modi

At one time, a visibly angry Mr Kharge even tore some papers that he was holding some BJP MPs tried to disrupt his speech.

04 Jan 2018 2:32 AM

ED attaches Rs 117 crore assets of YSR chief in PMLA case

Official sources said the agency’s zonal office in Hyderabad issued a provisional order for attachment of these properties.

04 Jan 2018 2:32 AM

BJP, Congress hit out at Arvind Kejriwal over RS picks

The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday nominated Sanjay Singh, Sushil Gupta and N.D. Gupta as its Rajya Sabha nominees.

04 Jan 2018 2:32 AM


CBI files cases on Rohini ashram ‘godman’, others

Acting on the orders of the Delhi high court, the agency has also formed a three-member special investigation team.

04 Jan 2018 1:49 AM

CA, billionaire & loyalist AAP’s RS choices

Kumar Vishwas, who dubbed himself a ‘martyr’, says he was ignored for speaking against Kejriwal.

04 Jan 2018 1:42 AM

BJP T20 finals played amid sparring, goof-ups

Union minister Rajyava-rdhan Singh Rathore and Union MoS for home affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir were among the leaders present at the event.

04 Jan 2018 1:41 AM