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  India   Politics  25 Jul 2019

India, Politics, 25 Jul 2019

Govt rejects Scindia's request to retain official bungalow in Lutyens' Delhi

His family vacated the house last November after his death in August.

25 Jul 2019 9:06 PM

Minority communities facing 'horrendous acts of mobocracy': Nusrat Jahan

Four years ago, Mohd Ikhlaq, 52, was killed by a mob of villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri on suspicion of cow slaughter.

25 Jul 2019 8:45 PM

Independent K'taka MLA R Shankar, 2 others disqualified by Speaker

Karnataka rebel MLA R Shankar disqualified by Speaker 2 days after fall of Kumaraswamy government.

25 Jul 2019 8:19 PM

Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill; Congress, TMC, JD(U) walked out

The Bill, which was passed with 302 votes in favour and 82 against in a division, will now be tabled in Rajya Sabha.

25 Jul 2019 6:54 PM

Mamata urges PM Modi to call all-party meeting on public funding of elections

Lok Sabha Election 2019 was held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019.

25 Jul 2019 6:49 PM


Rabri Devi accuses Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi of corruption, demands CBI probe

Chants of 'shame' and 'resign' were aimed at Nitish Kumar and Sushil Modi respectively.

25 Jul 2019 5:55 PM

PDP not to support government on RTI bill in Rajya Sabha

‘Jammu and Kashmir has its own RTI Act 2009. No question of supporting the RTI bill in Rajya Sabha,’ the PDP also said.

25 Jul 2019 5:53 PM

Vaiko, four other leaders take oath as Rajya Sabha members

When the House met for the day, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu called for oath or affirmation of the new members.

25 Jul 2019 5:10 PM

Bring laws for all communities, not just Muslims: Cong leader on Triple Talaq Bill

‘The Bill which has been tabled is another way to jail Muslims,’ Congress MP from Kishanganj, Mohammad Jawed said.

25 Jul 2019 5:02 PM

JD(U) walks out of LS after opposing Triple Talaq Bill

JD(U) leader Rajiv Ranjan Singh said instead of imposing such a law, the government should spread awareness among that particular community.

25 Jul 2019 4:27 PM


TDP holds 'Chalo Secretariat' protest against Assembly, Secretariat demolition

‘The state govt has abruptly decided to demolish the buildings. We firmly oppose it,’ TDP’s Ravula Chandra Sekar Reddy said.

25 Jul 2019 4:20 PM

Shashi Tharoor appears before Delhi court over his 'scorpion on Shivling' remark

The court was hearing a criminal defamation case filed by BJP leader Rajeev Babbar.

25 Jul 2019 4:15 PM

Still going through resignations: Karnataka Speaker on rebel MLAs

The Congress-JD(S) coalition government fell on Tuesday as it lost the trust vote in the Assembly.

25 Jul 2019 4:00 PM

Government secures RTI bill in Rajya Sabha; gets support of BJD, TRS, YSRCP

The government has garnered the support of 129 members to get the bill passed in the Upper House.

25 Jul 2019 3:09 PM

Former Finance Secretary S C Garg seeks voluntary retirement after abrupt transfer

The rejig came less than three weeks after the Union Budget was presented in the Lok Sabha and a day after it was passed by Parliament.

25 Jul 2019 2:37 PM


Govt shouldn't interfere in internal matter of religion: Hasan on Triple Talaq Bill

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019, seeks to replace govt ordinance in February to make instant Triple Talaq a crime.

25 Jul 2019 2:37 PM

No one can give stable govt in present political scenario: Karnataka CM

The Kumaraswamy government was reduced to a minority in the critical trial of strength in the assembly on July 23.

25 Jul 2019 2:26 PM

‘It is for gender justice’: Govt defends triple talaq bill

A fresh bill was introduced by the new government in June during the ongoing Parliament session.

25 Jul 2019 1:39 PM

BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha MPs

BJP is trying to pass several important bills in the ongoing session of the Parliament.

25 Jul 2019 11:47 AM

Modi congratulates Boris Johnson on becoming UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson on Wednesday officially became the UK Prime Minister, following the official step down of his predecessor Theresa May.

25 Jul 2019 11:34 AM