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  India   Politics  29 Jul 2017

India, Politics, 29 Jul 2017

Day after JD(U)-NDA govt wins trust vote, Nitish expands cabinet with 27 ministers

Of the 27 ministers, 14 are from Janata Dal (United) (JD (U)), 12 from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and one from Lok Janshakti Party (LJP).

29 Jul 2017 7:44 PM

BJP greedy for power, has put democracy at risk: Mayawati

The BSP chief said the central government had misused its power in a very blatant manner in Gujarat.

29 Jul 2017 5:11 PM

Unrest fuelled by BJP in India benefiting China, Pakistan: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress MP alleged that the RSS wanted Dalits, adivasis and OBCs to remain weak and oppressed so that they could rule over them.

29 Jul 2017 4:41 PM

Centre condemns Mufti's remark, says 'Tricolour is sacrosanct'

Mehbooba warned, any change in Kashmir's special status would not be in favour of the people in the Valley and would invite repercussions.

29 Jul 2017 3:10 PM

Gujarat Congress fears 'poaching' by BJP, flies 44 MLAs to B'luru

Of the 57 Cong MLAs in the state, from where party leader Ahmed Patel is contesting, six resigned from the party in the last two days.

29 Jul 2017 1:32 PM


Day after Nitish wins floor test, Bihar govt to undergo cabinet reshuffle today

16 MLAs from National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and 19 from Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) to take oath as ministers on Saturday.

29 Jul 2017 1:14 PM

Samajwadi Party MLC Yashwant Sinha resigns

Earlier in the day, Samajwadi Party MLC and Rashtriya Shia Samaj founder Bukkal Nawab also tendered his resignation.

29 Jul 2017 12:21 PM

Modi, man of moment, can bring peace in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said 'India is Indira Gandhi' for her.

29 Jul 2017 10:34 AM

Cong flies 44 MLAs to B'luru to escape police, political pressure of joining BJP

The developments come after at least six Congress MLAs in Gujarat resigned from the party to join the BJP.

29 Jul 2017 8:46 AM

Opposition lauds move to give IIMs more autonomy

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar described the bill as a “historical” step towards their greater prosperity and independence.

29 Jul 2017 2:11 AM


Ahmed Patel in trouble as three more Gujarat MLAs quit Congress

A worried Congress flew nine of its Gujarat MLAs to Bangaluru to prevent poaching by the BJP.

29 Jul 2017 2:08 AM

Nitish Kumar wins trust vote amid cries of betrayal

Kumar-lead NDA alliance gets 131 of the 243 votes.

29 Jul 2017 1:49 AM

M Venkaiah Naidu to quit politics in 2020

Mr Naidu said in response to allegations that an automotive dealership owned by his son had benefited.

29 Jul 2017 12:47 AM