Stepping down of Congress state chiefs is being seen as the old guard making way for the younger leaders, as stated by the new party president during the Plenary session
The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were disrupted for the 13th day today as the TDP, YSR Congress, TRS and AIADMK continued their noisy protests over various issues including special status for Andhra Pradesh and Cauvery dispute.
Live updates from the Lok Sabha as Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSR Congress move the motion of no confidence against the BJP-led NDA government.
Delhi BJP leaders will attend an all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with the members of the Supreme Court-appointed Monitoring Committee over the ongoing sealing drive against illegal commercial properties at the secretariat today.
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) today decided on an aggressive but constructive strategy to "expose" the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the floor of the Punjab Assembly during the ongoing Budget Session.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said in the Assembly that the AAP dispensation worked for every section of society unlike governments led the BJP that served only "selective people".
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit today said the country was lagging behind China and Japan in progress because of corruption. "Japan and China progressed faster than India."
The Trinamool Congress has asked 10 MLAs, who are officially legislators of the Congress but have actually switched to the ruling party, to vote in favour of TMC supported Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in the Rajya Sabha polls, a senior TMC leader said.
A bill seeking to substantially hike the salaries and allowances of Ministers and MLAs was introduced in the Kerala Assembly today. The state would incur an additional recurring expenditure of approximately Rs.5.25 crore per year due to the proposed increase, that would also cover pension. Once passed, the revision, based on the recommendation of Justice (ret) J M James Commission, would come into effect from April 1.
In an interview to CNN-News18's Kishore Ajwani, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath speaking at the Rising India Summit 2018, shared his views on why BJP lost the UP bypolls and performance of his government in a years' timeframe.
In his latest letter to the CBI dated March 16, Choksi also mentioned his medical condition, suspended passport, media trial to decline the agency's communication asking him to join the probe.
Paswan, in his recent comments in Bihar, was critical of some BJP leaders' alleged communal statements, and had advised the party to take along all sections of society, setting off speculation about his future plans.
The Congress leader also accused the prime minister of favouring big businesses by waiving their loans while ignoring farmers.
"Congress must explain why it disrupted proceedings in the Lok Sabha when I was to give details on the deaths of 39 people in Iraq," Swaraj told reporters here.
"The new telecom policy is almost ready, and, this month, we will place it on the Department's website for public comments. We will bring it in the next session of Parliament," said Sinha on the sidelines of 'Deendayal SPARSH Yojana' award ceremony.
The Lingayat community makes up 17-20 percent of the state’s population
His Congress colleague Partap Singh Bajwa and Aam Aadmi Party's Kanwar Sandhu also expressed their grief and targeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for misleading the families of those who had died.
The 74-year old Natarajan died at a hospital in Chennai early this morning. "Sasikala has applied for parole for 15 days and it is under consideration," the sources told PTI.
UN chief Antonio Guterres is following the situation in Kashmir "closely" and encourages a dialogue between India and Pakistan to settle any outstanding differences, his spokesperson said.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has asked TDP MPs and senior party leaders to impress on other opposition parties the need to bring in the no-confidence motion against the Modi-led government at the Centre.
Delhi BJP MLAs today moved the high court seeking to restrain disqualified Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot from attending the ongoing Assembly proceedings.
The moderate Hurriyat Conference today said India and Pakistan should shun the confrontational approach and start a sustained dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue.
Bihar CM and Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar on Monday gave some food for thought to his ally BJP, saying he will not compromise with corruption nor side with divisive politics of any party.
This was Deb's first visit to the national capital after the BJP formed its first state government in the state, decimating the Left Front which ruled the state for 25 years in the recent Assembly polls.
Party general secretary in-charge of Karnataka P Muralidhar Rao accused the state's ruling Congress of practising a "divide and rule" policy.