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  India   Politics  16 Apr 2017

India, Politics, 16 Apr 2017

US President Trump alleges tax return protests were 'paid for'

The tweet came after thousands of organized protests, urged him to release his returns on the Tax Day, on April 15.

16 Apr 2017 9:39 PM

Modi's Gujarat visit starts with massive roadshow in Surat

Surat Collector MS Patel said that the roadshow will cover the 11 km stretch between Airport and Circuit House.

16 Apr 2017 7:37 PM

Triple Talaq: Modi pushes 'new India' mantra, bats for 'Muslim sisters'

During a discussion on the National Commission for Backward Classes, Modi said the party should hold conferences for 'backward Muslims'.

16 Apr 2017 5:37 PM

More inclusiveness is necessary for backward Muslims: Modi

The national executive meeting focused on the government schemes for poor and party should only be working towards the poor.

16 Apr 2017 5:04 PM

EVM row: Modi tears into Opposition for concocting new issues

The Prime Minister also hailed the efforts of party President Amit Shah saying that he was the ideal model of an able strategist.

16 Apr 2017 4:45 PM


Telengana clears bill increasing quota for Muslims amid BJP's protest

Expressing anger over the same, one of the suspended leaders K. Laxman said they will expose the government's real face.

16 Apr 2017 4:29 PM

UP CM's decision to set up anti-Romeo squads popular: survey

The action against slaughterhouses have had a debilitating impact on the state's meat industry.

16 Apr 2017 1:21 PM

PM felicitates families of freedom fighters in Odisha, mocks Cong

Modi in a dig at Congress said, 'The massive struggle for independence in our country was restricted to a few families and incidents'.

16 Apr 2017 10:48 AM

EVM credible, ballot paper worst idea, say former election commissioners

If there are any doubts or apprehensions the Election Commission would certainly remove this apprehension, said former CEC TS Krishnamurthy.

16 Apr 2017 8:56 AM

Will leave no stone unturned to rescue Jadhav from death: India

The new dossier is based on the early video confessional and also the statements given in front of the court by Jadhav.

16 Apr 2017 8:41 AM


Chant Yogi’s name or leave UP, say posters in Meerut

The hoardings have also come up near the residences of senior administration and police officials, including the district commissioner.

16 Apr 2017 3:19 AM

Akhilesh Yadav calls for anti-BJP coalition and ballot papers

Yadav said that he does not wish to join the debate on EVMs but has “100 per cent faith in the ballot paper system”.

16 Apr 2017 3:14 AM

BJP-RSS plays Hindutva card to dethrone Mamata Banerjee

The RSS had also organised Makar Sankranti functions in Kolkata.

16 Apr 2017 3:06 AM

Won’t meet PM, BJP is no threat, says Naveen Patnaik

Patnaik had made light of the BJP’s assertion to come to power in 2019 saying, “it is their wishful thinking.”

16 Apr 2017 2:17 AM

Punjab govt forms expert panel over farmer debts

The expert group may co-opt any other member in order to facilitate the state government’s efforts to ameliorate the sufferings of the farmers.

16 Apr 2017 1:57 AM