Passage of the Budget Bill as a money bill (which allows the government to take the combined strength in both houses to push through a bill without debate) is both curious and worrisome
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi visited the dargah to offer a 'chadar' on Modi's behalf.
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A Third Front could provide a suitable alternative to the BJP and the Congress. But managing a coalition government at the Centre will be a challenge.
The government today ruled out any plan to rank Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in the country on lines of universities and colleges.
A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice to the dentist couple, who were acquitted by the Allahabad High Court in the twin murder case in October last year.
The BJP-IPFT government is facing a "huge financial burden" due to the previous dispensation's "failure" in proper planning, Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devbarman has said.
Whenever she would go to a public gathering or meeting, Shailaja would be bombarded with questions about her poll promise
Wang, 65, would also continue to head the Foreign Ministry, becoming the first Chinese official to hold the dual post in recent years.
The two countries have been accusing each other of systematic harassment of diplomats, including ringing of doorbells of deputy High Commissioners’ residence at 3 am.
Today was the 11th consecutive day that the proceedings were washed out and the second day that Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan could not take up the notices for no- confidence motion.
The Supreme Court today sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking a CBI probe into the Ballabhgarh mob lynching case in which 17-year-old Junaid Khan was stabbed to death on a train in June last year.
Union minister Satya Pal Singh has said that the institutes like IITs should find place among the 100 top global institutes of higher learning.
Peace, unity and harmony are at the core of various philosophies in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a message today as a 'chadar' was offered on his behalf at Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti's shrine at Ajmer Sharif.
BJP's Tamil Nadu unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan has refuted the expelled AIADMK spokesperson K C Palanisamy's allegations that the state's ruling party has become a 'puppet' of the saffron party.
The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's disqualification as an MLC on the ground that he had allegedly suppressed the fact that a murder case was pending against him from the poll panel.
The Telugu Desam Party's no-confidence motion has put an end to the "myth" that the BJP-led central government has an unshakable mandate for the next 25 years, the Shiv Sena said today.
The Uttarakhand CM also said that recent losses in Uttar Pradesh were because of 'political manoeuvring'.
To mark the completion of its first year in office, the UP government will be releasing a film called "Ek Saal-Naee Misaal" and a booklet highlighting its achievements.
Activists of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) have pulled down Gujarati signboards at some commercial establishments in the district.
India is slowly expanding its base at the annual Hong Kong Art Basel fair, with nine galleries taking part in the gala show this year.
Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for the day without transacting any business after parties from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh disrupted proceedings over their state specific demands.
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to file a "comprehensive status report" giving details of conditions in Rohingya refugee camps in various states.
The Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the 11th day today as the TDP, YSR Congress, TRS and AIADMK continued their noisy protests over various issues, including the banking scam and special status for Andhra Pradesh.