More than 1,300 women from across the country have applied to go for Haj without 'Mehram' (male guardian) and they will be exempted from the lottery system and allowed to go for the pilgrimage.
Eight days after being sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani today assumed charge of his office at Gandhinagar.
Rahul Gandhi blamed the BJP and RSS over the violence after Right-Wing groups were accused of sparking unrest.
The Rajya Sabha set a record after 15 years by taking up all the 15 listed starred questions during the Question Hour, while 18 members spoke on issues of public importance during the Zero Hour.
The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill seeks to replace the MCI and proposes allowing practitioners of alternative medicines, such as homoeopathy and Ayurveda, practise allopathy after completing a "bridge course".
The corporate affairs ministry has given permission for penal action against 196 companies for violating CSR norms in 2014-15 fiscal year.
ED had registered a case against him and others under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in May 2017.
The bill had triggered wide protests from doctors whose apex body had called for a strike today, including from the opposition parties.
Doctors are protesting against the proposed National Medical Commission Bill, which the association called anti-people and anti-poor.
Leaders of both political parties feel that defections played a role in the Sabang poll results in which Trinamool bagged 1,06,179 votes and the BJP secured 37,476 voters, up from 5,610 votes in the 2016 assembly polls.
According to the IMA, the NMC has strongly opposed the draft bill that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body, claiming it will cripple the medical profession.
Rajinikanth has earlier said that he will take a call on the Lok Sabha polls "when the time comes"
Leaders of both political parties feel that defections played a role in the Sabang poll results.
BJP leaders today held two meetings at the party headquarter in Gandhinagar to formulate the strategy for the upcoming polls, a release said tonight.
The Congress said on Monday that it will work towards ensuring that the verification process of citizens in Assam is done with transparency.
The first session of the newly- elected Himachal Pradesh Assembly would commence on January 9 at Tapovan Complex in Dharamsala.
Senior Meghalaya Congress MLA AL Hek on Monday announced that he would part ways with the party and join the BJP tomorrow, dealing a blow to the ruling party in the state, ahead of the Assembly polls.
With an eye on minority votes ahead of this year's panchayat polls, West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to organise a conference to reach out to the minority communities.
The BJP demanded the Congress central leadership clarify its stand in the wake of Sait's statement.
The Congress on Monday said the public debt in Goa has risen by 74.88 percent under the BJP rule since 2012, "which was indicative of the collapse of the economy".
A home ministry official said the decision to continue the declaration of Nagaland as 'disturbed area' has been taken as killings, loot and extortion have been going in various parts of the state which necessitated the action for the convenience of the security forces operating there.
Reeling under a debt burden of Rs 46,500 crore, the hill state of Himachal Government is facing a serious financial crisis and bailing out the state is a big challenge, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.
Results in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Assembly elections showed that people were with PM Modi, Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President G Parameshwara claimed that some BJP legislators and leaders have evinced interest in joining the party, ahead of the 2018 Assembly elections in the state.
Patidar MLA Paresh Dhanani has emerged as the frontrunner in the Leader of Opposition race and his name is likely to get the approval of Congress MLAs at the meeting to elect the Legislature Party leader on January 3.