India  /  Published 28.07.19

Opposition unifier Jaipal Reddy is no more

S. Jaipal Reddy, who was instrumental in forging Opposition unity when a seemingly unassailable Congress began to lurch from one blunder to another in the late-1980s, died on Sunday in Hyderabad. He ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Karnataka  /  Published 28.07.19

Karnataka speaker disqualifies 14 more MLAs

Karnataka Assembly speaker K. R. Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 more rebel MLAs under the anti-defection law, until the end of the assembly term in 2023. On Monday, July 29, chief minister B. ...
By PTI in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

Keshari Nath Tripathi's parting shot at Mamata

Outgoing Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday said chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s “appeasement policy” was adversely affecting the “societal harmony” in the state. “Chief mi...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.07.19

Congress poised for non-Gandhi chief

The Congress appears set to announce a non-Gandhi as party president in the next one week, ignoring the clamour for Priyanka Gandhi’s elevation or Sonia Gandhi’s return as a stopgap arrangement.Th...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.07.19

Yediyurappa faces trust vote on Monday

B.S. Yediyurappa was on Friday sworn in as BJP chief minister of Karnataka for the fourth time after his party’s central leadership gave him the go-ahead in the morning to stake claim to form the go...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


India  /  Published 26.07.19

RTI bill: Opposition charges BJP of weakening democracy

The Opposition levelled charges of the BJP intimidating MPs and weakening democracy before the RTI amendment bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The bill was introduced in Lok Sabha b...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Justice Kanagaraj appointed AP State Election Commissioner

Justice V. Kanagaraj, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, on Saturday assumed charge as the State Election Commissioner of Andhra Pradesh.The swift developments that began on Friday evening with...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

India  /  Published 25.07.19

3 MLAs in Karnataka disqualified

The Karnataka Speaker has disqualified three lawmakers for the rest of the current term of the legislature.If the disqualification holds, the MLAs cannot contest elections before 2023, the normal term...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 25.09.18

Cong ducking debate on key issues: PM

The Congress is indulging in mud-slinging against the government because it finds it easier than debating on issues like development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, in an apparent refer...
By PTI in Bhopal

India  /  Published 24.09.18

Deal doubter? You are anti-national

The BJP on Monday accused the Congress of forming an “international mahagathbandhan” (alliance) to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi, deciding that all-out offence was the best way to defend itsel...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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