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India, Politics, 18 Mar 2019

Pramod Sawant to be new Goa CM; allies manage to get 2 Dy CM's posts

Parrikar, 63, who died Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer, was cremated with state honours here Monday evening.

18 Mar 2019 8:07 PM

Cong, BJP attack KCR over his idea to launch national party

The national party talked about by Rao would not be able to take shape before the conclusion of LS polls, Reddy said.

18 Mar 2019 6:18 PM

Goa: BJP tries to leash flock, Cong plays majority card in power tussle

BJP’s Nitin Gadkari held a meeting with party MLAs and allies early in the day.

18 Mar 2019 5:27 PM

'Pappu ki Pappi': Union minister Mahesh Sharma's tasteless jibe at Priyanka

Referring to Congress president Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu', the union minister called Priyanka Gandhi as 'Pappu ki Pappi'.

18 Mar 2019 4:38 PM

Modi turned whole country into chowkidars on getting caught: Rahul

Modi had told people to make him a 'chowkidar' and not Prime Minister, but was now turning the whole country into 'chowkidars', said Rahul.

18 Mar 2019 4:14 PM


Asaduddin Owaisi files nomination from Hyderabad

The ruling TRS has already declared that it would extend support to the Owaisi.

18 Mar 2019 3:01 PM

2019 LS polls: DMK led alliance will win in TN, Puducherry, says MDMK Chief Vaiko

DMK chief M K Stalin on Friday announced the constituencies from where his party and its allies will contest.

18 Mar 2019 2:57 PM

MNM to announce list of candidates on March 20

The list will be announced by the Actor-turned-politician and president of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Kamal Haasan.

18 Mar 2019 2:45 PM

Cong MLAs meet Goa Governor, stake claim to form govt

The opposition party had earlier written to Sinha, staking claim to form the government on Friday and then again on Sunday.

18 Mar 2019 2:27 PM

Bureaucrats 'browbeaten, threatened' for backing early J&K Assembly polls: Omar

Omar has been outspoken against the EC's decision to not hold assembly elections in the state simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls.

18 Mar 2019 2:19 PM


Clarity on Goa's new chief minister soon, no names yet: State BJP chief

'The decision on chief ministerial candidate is yet to be taken. But the picture will be clear by 2 pm,' Tendulkar said.

18 Mar 2019 1:23 PM

Telangana: Congress spokesperson Krishank resigns from party, to join TRS

On Sunday, Krishank burnt party flags and other election material which costs around Rs 15 lakhs.

18 Mar 2019 1:01 PM

2019 LS polls: 3.17 lakh litre liquor, Rs 4 cr cash, licensed weapons seized in UP

The arms licenses of 183 people were cancelled.

18 Mar 2019 12:58 PM

'SP-BSP alliance can defeat BJP on its own, don't need you': Mayawati to Cong

In a series of tweets, Mayawati asserted that the Congress should feel free to contest in all 80 seats in UP.

18 Mar 2019 12:12 PM

Move to appoint Lokpal comes after pressure on govt: Anna Hazare

According to reports, Justice P C Ghose's name was cleared at selection committee meet on Friday.

18 Mar 2019 11:52 AM


Cong to go solo in WB after talks stalemate on LS seat sharing with Left

This comes two days after the Left Front announced its candidates in 25 seats out of 42 parliamentary seats in West Bengal.

18 Mar 2019 10:48 AM

Keep trying, truth can't be extinguished: Rahul's dig at PM over 'chowkidar' campaign

Congress's Jyotiraditya Scindia questioned who would save the country if 'chowkidars' were all like PM Modi.

18 Mar 2019 10:31 AM

Congress writes Goa Governor to formally stake claim to form govt

Congress, the single largest opposition party in Goa assembly, wrote to Governor Mridula Sinha, the second time in 48 hours.

18 Mar 2019 10:14 AM

After Parrikar's demise, BJP yet to reach a consensus on next Goa CM

Lobo said BJP MLAs have suggested the names of Vishwajit Rane and Pramod Sawant for the post.

18 Mar 2019 8:58 AM