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  India   Politics  30 Jul 2019

India, Politics, 30 Jul 2019

'Don’t pay heed to rumours on Article 35A,' says J&K Governor

Senior police officers in Jammu and Kashmir described the deployment of the extra forces as 'routine'.

30 Jul 2019 8:40 PM

It was a 'bad experience': Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa on quitting politics

Deepa said she faced 'many personal attacks' during her stint in politics.

30 Jul 2019 8:20 PM

No intention to close down Anna canteens: AP govt

Discussion on the issue led to heated debates between TDP, YSRCP MLAs after previous govt was accused of indulging in corruption under it.

30 Jul 2019 8:07 PM

K'taka CM BS Yediyurappa holds meeting with Kodagu MLAs

Karnataka's new Chief Minister also withdrew powers of boards and corporations in the state yesterday.

30 Jul 2019 6:27 PM

More than 50 MLAs of Cong, NCP want to join BJP: Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan

Mahajan said that those who have started their political career from the Cong and the NCP do not want to remain in their respective parties.

30 Jul 2019 6:25 PM


Three days into power, BJP govt in Karnataka scraps 'Tipu Jayanti'

'Tipu Jayanti' celebrations were initiated by Siddaramaiah led Cong as an annual affair on November 10, 2015 amid opposition from the BJP.

30 Jul 2019 6:17 PM

Punjab: CM reshuffles school teachers under new online transfer policy

Schools have been divided into five zones for this purpose, with detailed criteria laid down to decide claims against the transfers.

30 Jul 2019 5:48 PM

TMC, SP MPs protest in Parliament complex against Unnao rape survivor accident

Women MPs were present in large numbers during the protest inside the premises of the Parliament building.

30 Jul 2019 3:48 PM

‘YSRCP will vote against Triple Talaq bill,’ says Vijay Sai Reddy

NDA ally JD(U) staged a walk out from the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday soon after the debate on the Triple Talaq Bill began.

30 Jul 2019 3:41 PM

Akhilesh Yadav urges Yogi govt to fulfil demands of Unnao rape survivor

The family of the rape survivor on Tuesday had launched a protest outside KGMU trauma centre, seeking punishment for BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar.

30 Jul 2019 3:19 PM


Indian culture destroyed in areas with concentration of Christians, Muslims: BJP MLA

The MLA slammed Samajwadi Party MP, Azam Khan, who is allegedly involved in land encroachment cases in Rampur district.

30 Jul 2019 3:15 PM

'Country is with Modi,' says Sanjay Singh after resigning from Cong; to join BJP

Addressing a press conference here, the leader said he would join the BJP on Wednesday.

30 Jul 2019 3:13 PM

JD(U), AIADMK walks out of RS in Triple Talaq debate, odds now in favour of BJP

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad earlier introduced the contentious Triple Talaq bill saying it was a matter of ‘equality’.

30 Jul 2019 3:10 PM

Crimes rising in Delhi, can’t live in denial anymore: Arvind Kejriwal

On July 16, three AAP Rajya Sabha members took the issue of worsening law and order situation in the city to Home Minister Amit Shah.

30 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

BJP MLA Vishweshwar Kageri files nomination for Karnataka Speaker's post

Kageri, who represents the Sirsi constituency, was accompanied by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and other senior party leaders.

30 Jul 2019 2:31 PM


Priyanka Gandhi tweets on Unnao accident, asks PM to step in

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also tagged portions of the FIR filed along with the tweet.

30 Jul 2019 1:49 PM

'Triple talaq is about justice, dignity of women,' says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad also said that the practice of triple talaq is continuing despite Supreme Court banning the same through its judgement.

30 Jul 2019 1:16 PM

Maharashtra BJP president unveils CM Devendra Fadnavis's 'rath' for poll yatra

These raths will reach Sant Tukadoji Maharaj Math in Amravati's Mozari by Wednesday evening, said a party official.

30 Jul 2019 12:17 PM

Raj Thackeray to arrive in Kolkata to meet Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday

TMC sources said that Thackeray had called up Mamata Banerjee and expressed his desire to meet her for discussing the issues.

30 Jul 2019 11:52 AM

Don't use lord Ram's name to create ruckus and anger: Ashok Gehlot

West Bengal Chief Minister had reacted angrily to 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans at Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district in May.

30 Jul 2019 10:02 AM