Act against those responsible for attacks on BJP supporters, Rajnath tells Mamata

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:24
Expressing serious concern over violence and arson against people who participated in the BJP President Amit Shah’s rally in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up the state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking…

BJP hopes temporary relief from its new spin over Ram temple ahead of polls

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:23
With the Centre moving Supreme Court seeking its nod for giving a part of the 67 acres of the undisputed land to Ram Janmbhoomi Nyas and other original owners, the BJP on Tuesday played another card which may give a…

Mamata Banerjee, Rajnath Singh Have Heated Exchange After Amit Shah Rally

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 23:02
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had an angry exchange with Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, sources said, when he called her about last afternoon's violence at a town near Kolkata after a rally by BJP chief Amit Shah.…

BJP will drive out infiltrators from Bengal: Amit Shah

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 23:01
Coming down heavily on the Mamata Banerjee government on the refugee crisis, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday said if elected to power, the BJP will ensure citizenship to all refugees and drive away all the infiltrators from Bengal. “The…

Delhi to opt for either Swaminathan formula or Telangana model to help farmers

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 22:57
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) As part of its farmers’ outreach plan, the Delhi government is exploring the possibility, and will seek public opinion, about implementing the recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee Report for the Minimum Support Price (MSP) or…

Centre Asks Top Court For Excess Ayodhya Land Ahead Of Polls

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 17:02
NEW DELHI: The government today asked the Supreme Court for permission to hand over a part of the land near the disputed temple-mosque site in Ayodhya to the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas or the trust overseeing the Ram temple plan, in…

Centre gives Rs 949 cr aid to drought-hit Karnataka

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 17:01
“The central government has approved Rs 949.49-crore assistance to drought-hit Karnataka for Kharif 2018-19 season,” Singh tweeted. Karnataka in October 2018 sought drought relief aid of Rs 2,434-crore to compensate for the crop losses in drought-hit districts. The state had…

Punjab to present budget on Feb 18

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:54
The Cabinet led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh took a decision to summon the budget session of the state Assembly from February 12 to 21, a government spokesperson told IANS. The budget session will commence with the customary Governor’s address…

UP to build world’s longest Expressway: Adityanath

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:47
At the meeting, held outside the state capital for only the second time in history, and chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, it was decided that the 600-km Expressway will be built at a cost of Rs 36,000 crore on…

UDF allies IUML, Kerala Congress (M) eye extra Lok Sabha seats

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:17
Kerala has 20 Lok Sabha seats and the Congress traditionally contests in 16 seats, the IUML- in two and the Kerala Congress (M) and RSP in one each. In 2014, the Congress won eight seats and its allies their share.…