Politics

Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka CM

BENGALURU: Janata Dal-Secular leader H.D. Kuamaraswamy on Wednesday took oath as Karnataka's 25th Chief Minister, heading a coalition government with the Congress.

BJP will repeat 2014 LS results, win all seats from Gujarat: Rupani

GANDINAGAR: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday said that Congress will not be able to win a single Lok Sabha seat from the state as the BJP will repeat the 2014 general elections results by winning all 26 seats in 2019.

Government wants to appoint officers of RSS' choice: Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised the government's proposal of allocating cadres and services to candidates selected under civil service examinations only after completion of foundation course, saying it wanted to appoint officers of "RSS's choice".

Yeddyurappa stares at uncertain future in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Proving third time unlucky as Karnataka's Chief Minister, the BJP's Lingayat strongman, B.S. Yeddyurappa, stares at an uncertain future although his party bets on his return to power again.

Nadda rushes Central team to check Nipah virus in Kerala

NEW DELHI: The Central government on Monday assured all support to the Kerala government and sent a Central team to check the outbreak of the Nipah virus (NiV) that has taken three lives while eight patients are under intensive care.

Campaigning hots up for Jharkhand Assembly bypolls

RANCHI: Campaigning gained momentum on Monday for the two Jharkhand Assembly seats -- Gomia and Silli -- where bypolls are scheduled on May 28.

Father taught me to love and respect all: Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 27th death anniversary saying it was he who taught him to love and respect all beings.

RJD protests 'murder of democracy in Karnataka

PATNA: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, registering his protest against the "murder of democracy" in Karnataka, will on Friday meet Governor Satyapal Malik and stake claim to form the Bihar government being the leader of the single largest party in the state Assembly.

Don't let Haryana cut water supply to Delhi, Kejriwal tells Modi

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to persuade Haryana to continue supplying the same levels of water to the national capital it has been supplying for the last 22 years.

SC order vindicates Congress' stand: Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday hailed a Supreme Court order directing the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday and said it vindicates the party's stand that Governor Vajubhai Vala acted unconstitutionally.

Confident of winning Karnataka Assembly floor test: Yeddyurappa

BENGALURU: After the Supreme Court ordered a Karnataka Assembly floor test on Saturday, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Friday said he is confident of winning the required majority.

SC orders Karnataka Assembly floor test at 4 p.m. on Saturday

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Congress, JD-S shift MLAs to Hyderabad to prevent 'poaching'

BENGALURU: An embattled Congress and JD-S have shifted their newly-elected MLAs to Hyderabad from here to prevent the BJP from poaching them ahead of the crucial floor test in the new Assembly, officials said on Friday.

Bengal panchayat results: Trinamool takes lead, BJP emerges second

KOLKATA: The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal took an early lead in all three tiers of the panchayat polls after nearly five hours of counting on Thursday.

Yeddyurappa sworn-in as Karnataka CM

BANGALURU: BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa took oath as the Karnataka Chief Minister here on Thursday hours after the Supreme Court declined to stay his swearing-in ceremony.

Kejriwal asked to join probe into assault, AAP fumes

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been asked to join the investigation into an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs, police said on Wednesday, sparking an angry reaction from the AAP.

Kumaraswamy accuses BJP of offering Rs 100 crore to JD-S MLAs

BENGALURU: Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday accused the BJP of offering Rs 100 crore and cabinet posts to its newly elected legislators in a "desperate" attempt to form a government in Karnataka.

Hardik extends support to Congress in Gujarat, Congress promises job quota

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday extended his support to the Congress in Assembly elections after it promised to give job quotas to the Patel community under the OBC category in Gujarat.

Rahul to take over as Congress President, indicates Sonia

New Delhi, Oct 13-: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday indicated that her son Rahul will soon take over as party chief.

Congress seeks Amit Shah's resignation over spike in turnover of son's firm, BJP hits back

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New Delhi, Oct 9- The Congress on Monday stepped up its attack over Amit Shah's son Jay Shah's business demanding resignation of the BJP chief and Rahul Gandhi bringing Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the line of fire accusing his government of practicing crony capitalism.

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