"Rahul Gandhi's statement (in the US) is a national disgrace and an onslaught on the wisdom of the Indian people. It is about time the real potential of the Indian democracy is realised. And that can be done only when merit, and merit alone, the ability to lead and the ability to deliver will really determine the leadership," Jaitley told Times Now news channel.
AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran camp MLAs have furnished an interim reply to Tamil Nadu Speaker P Dhanapal's notice which followed a plea by Government Chief Whip S Rajendran to disqualify them.
The party plans to target both the Congress and the BJP by highlighting their "shortcomings" during its campaigns.
The main opposition Congress called the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed train an "election bullet train" project launched with an eye on the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls.
Justice M Duraiswami passed the interim order on petitions by DMK working president M K Stalin and MLA P Vetrivel, a staunch loyalist of ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran
Sathyanath said the memorandum contained the procedures that should be followed before a call for general council meeting.
The Sharad Yadav faction of the JD(U) on Thursday filed a fresh claim before the Election Commission for the party's symbol and sought four weeks' time to submit relevant documents.
The government contended that the policy decision to expel Rohingya refugees from India is based on objective factors and it should not be tinkered with by the Supreme Court in its PIL jurisdiction.
The opposition party said the foundation stone laying followed a set pattern of announcing packages and big-ticket projects by the Modi government ahead of every state election.
India's first bullet train will connect Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat, to Mumbai, cutting travel time from seven hours to less than three.
The Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', sought to know if the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high speed train project really fits into the needs of the country.
Marathas, who account for 32-35 percent of the state’s population, have the support of all political parties in Maharashtra for their demands.
The move is seen as an apparent quid pro quo for sackng jailed leader VK Sasikala and himself.
Earlier last month, a nine-judge Constitution bench of the apex court had declared the Right to Privacy as a fundamental right saying it is protected as an intrinsic part of the right to life and personal liberty under Article 21 and as a part of the freedom guaranteed by Part III of the Constitution.
He said the government planned to bring "necessary changes" in the school syllabus.
Boosting cooperation in defence and security is likely to be a major focus area when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart hold the annual summit talks tomorrow in Gandhi Nagar in Gujarat.
The Keralite priest was abducted by Islamic State terrorists during a deadly attack on a care home in the port city of Aden in war-ravaged Yemen on March 6, 2016.
The Election Commission has also agreed in principle to this new development
"Idea (behind visiting the center) was to really understand implications (of solar system) in India," senior Congress leader Sam Pitroda, who accompanied Gandhi, said after his visit to Sun Power's research center in the Silicon Valley.
Shah said the Narendra Modi government has in the last three years shown the political will to take decisions unlike the previous Congress-led government which had suffered from policy paralysis.
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday urged the people to ensure that there was no environment of fear in the aftermath of the brutal killing of a seven-year-old boy in a Gurgaon school.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today hit out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his comments on Kashmir made at an event in the US, saying national issues should not be politicised.
Criticising the WB govt. for its decision to stop immersion of Durga idol on October 1 as Muharram falls on the same day, Shah said that in other parts of the country, processions of various religions were taken out on the same day.
The hearing came a day after the UN Security Council imposed its latest sanctions over what North Korea says was a hydrogen bomb test September 3, its most powerful atomic test yet.
Opposition National Conference (NC) on Tuesday pitched for granting "regional autonomy" to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh during a meeting with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here.