Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Political

After quitting, Nitish goes to Rabri Devi's house to meet Tejashwi

After submitting his resignation as Bihar Chief Minister to Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday and quitting the NDA, Nitish Kumar headed for the residence of RJD leader Rabri Devi to meet party leader Tejashwi Yadav and other leaders of the Mahagathbandhan to discuss the future course of action.
PATNA: After submitting his resignation as Bihar Chief Minister to Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday and quitting the NDA, Nitish Kumar headed for the residence of RJD leader Rabri Devi to meet party leader Tejashwi Yadav and other leaders of the Mahagathbandhan to discuss the future course of action.

Cong MLAs leave religious events halfway to reach Patna

Keeping in view the current political situation in Bihar, a Congress MLA party abandoned the Kanwar Yatra mid-way and returned to Patna in the early hours of Tuesday. Another MLA of the party, who was busy in 'Rudrabhishek' was also asked to hurriedly complete the 'puja' and reach Patna.
PATNA: Keeping in view the current political situation in Bihar, a Congress MLA party abandoned the Kanwar Yatra mid-way and returned to Patna in the early hours of Tuesday. Another MLA of the party, who was busy in 'Rudrabhishek' was also asked to hurriedly complete the 'puja' and reach Patna.

Maha cabinet mini-expansion today to 'sail through' legislature session

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will carry out a mini-cabinet expansion, 40 days after he ran a 2-man government along with Bharatiya Janata Party's Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, here on Tuesday.
MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will carry out a mini-cabinet expansion, 40 days after he ran a 2-man government along with Bharatiya Janata Party's Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, here on Tuesday.

Prison officials turn down Partha Chatterjee's plea for rice at both meals

Authorities of the Presidency Central Correctional Home, where Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee is lodged, have denied the latter's plea for rice at both meals on medical grounds.
KOLKATA: Authorities of the Presidency Central Correctional Home, where Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee is lodged, have denied the latter's plea for rice at both meals on medical grounds.

Declare ERCP National project, hike aids for centrally sponsored schemes: Gehlot to PM

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has demanded that the Centre declare Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) a national project and increase financial assistance for various centrally sponsored schemes.
JAIPUR: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has demanded that the Centre declare Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) a national project and increase financial assistance for various centrally sponsored schemes.

Voting on in Vice-Presidential poll; Modi, Shah, Manmohan Singh cast their votes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP chief J.P. Nadda, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and MPs from the ruling party and the Opposition cast their votes on Saturday in the Parliament House complex for the election of the new Vice-President of the country.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP chief J.P. Nadda, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and MPs from the ruling party and the Opposition cast their votes on Saturday in the Parliament House complex for the election of the new Vice-President of the country.

Wheat prices record spike, touch Rs 2,500 per quintal mark in Delhi mandis

Wheat prices have seen a significant rise to cross a record Rs 2,500 per quintal due to slower supplies and robust demand.
NEW DELHI: Wheat prices have seen a significant rise to cross a record Rs 2,500 per quintal due to slower supplies and robust demand.

MPPSC aspirants take out protest march in Indore

Thousands of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) aspirants took to streets on Friday to protest against non-declaration of exams' results of 2019 and 2020.
BHOPAL: Thousands of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) aspirants took to streets on Friday to protest against non-declaration of exams' results of 2019 and 2020.

K'taka CM Bommai tests Covid positive, cancels Delhi trip

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19, adding that his trip to New Delhi has been cancelled.
BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19, adding that his trip to New Delhi has been cancelled.

Voting underway to elect India's next Vice President

Polling to elect the next Vice President of India is underway on Saturday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first to cast his vote in the Parliament House.
NEW DELHI: Polling to elect the next Vice President of India is underway on Saturday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first to cast his vote in the Parliament House.

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray back as 'Saamana Group' Editor

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has come back as the Chief Editor of the party newspapers -- the multi-edition Marathi 'Saamana' and the Hindi language 'Dopahar Ka Saamana' -- here on Friday.
MUMBAI: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has come back as the Chief Editor of the party newspapers -- the multi-edition Marathi 'Saamana' and the Hindi language 'Dopahar Ka Saamana' -- here on Friday.

Centre approves one-year extension of Cabinet Secy Rajiv Gauba

The Central government has approved another one-year extension for Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, an official said on Friday.
NEW DELHI: The Central government has approved another one-year extension for Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, an official said on Friday.

Cong MPs protest march reach Vijay Chowk

Congress parliamentarians, protesting against the government over inflation, GST and unemployment, reached Vijay Chowk near the Rashtrapati Bhavan and were subsequently stopped by the police.
NEW DELHI:Congress parliamentarians, protesting against the government over inflation, GST and unemployment, reached Vijay Chowk near the Rashtrapati Bhavan and were subsequently stopped by the police.

Cong MPs begin their march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan

Congress parliamentarians began their protest march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan over the rising figures of inflation and unemployment in the country.
NEW DELHI: Congress parliamentarians began their protest march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan over the rising figures of inflation and unemployment in the country.

V-P polls: TRS declares support to Margaret Alva

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday decided to support Margaret Alva, the combined candidate of opposition parties for the post of the Vice President of India.
HYDERABAD: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday decided to support Margaret Alva, the combined candidate of opposition parties for the post of the Vice President of India.

Cong to hold nationwide protests on inflation, unemployment

Congress on Friday is holding nationwide protests against inflation, unemployment and hiked GST rates.

NEW DELHI: Congress on Friday is holding nationwide protests against inflation, unemployment and hiked GST rates.

Mamata to hold meeting with party MPs in Delhi today evening

As the probe in the multi-crore West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam intensifies, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will travel to New Delhi on Thursday afternoon where she will hold a meeting with her party's MPs this evening only.
KOLKATA: As the probe in the multi-crore West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam intensifies, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will travel to New Delhi on Thursday afternoon where she will hold a meeting with her party's MPs this evening only.

Calcutta HC rejects plea of 3 Jharkhand MLAs for CBI probe

The three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand, nabbed with a huge amount of cash from West Bengal last week, received a jolt on Thursday as the Calcutta High Court rejected their plea that their case be handed over to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
KOLKATA: The three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand, nabbed with a huge amount of cash from West Bengal last week, received a jolt on Thursday as the Calcutta High Court rejected their plea that their case be handed over to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

RS adjourned till 12 noon amid din

Amid protests from the opposition members over different issues, including the misuse of investigative agencies, the Rajya Sabha proceedings on Thursday were adjourned till 12 noon.
NEW DELHI: Amid protests from the opposition members over different issues, including the misuse of investigative agencies, the Rajya Sabha proceedings on Thursday were adjourned till 12 noon.

Centre to withdraw contentious Personal Data Protection Bill, bring new one

The government on Wednesday said it will withdraw its much-awaited Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 that has seen 81 amendments in the past three years, and will now introduce a new bill.
NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday said it will withdraw its much-awaited Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 that has seen 81 amendments in the past three years, and will now introduce a new bill.

Yogi's letter to reach 3 cr homes on I-Day

'Yogi ki Paati', a letter from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, will reach around three crore homes in the state on Independence Day.
LUCKNOW: 'Yogi ki Paati', a letter from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, will reach around three crore homes in the state on Independence Day.

Eye on Assembly polls, Rahul gets 'Linga deeksha' at Lingayat Mutt in K'taka

Focusing on breaking the dominant Linagayat community's allegiance to BJP in Karnataka, opposition Congress has started wooing the community ahead of Assembly polls in 2023.

Chitradurga (Karnataka):Focusing on breaking the dominant Linagayat community's allegiance to BJP in Karnataka, opposition Congress has started wooing the community ahead of Assembly polls in 2023.

Lok Sabha: Cong moves adjourment notice over ED raid at Herald House

Congress MP K. Suresh on Wednesday submitted an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha over the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raid at the Herald house.
NEW DELHI: Congress MP K. Suresh on Wednesday submitted an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha over the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raid at the Herald house.

Finally BJP adopted Tiranga, it is a great feeling: Goa Congress

Better late than never. Finally BJP has adopted Tiranga over 'Bhagva', Amit Patkar, Congress Chief in Goa on Tuesday said reacting to BJP's call to 'Har Ghar Tiranga'.
PANAJI: Better late than never. Finally BJP has adopted Tiranga over 'Bhagva', Amit Patkar, Congress Chief in Goa on Tuesday said reacting to BJP's call to 'Har Ghar Tiranga'.

HDFC Bank Parivartan signs MoU with IISc, pledges Rs 107.76 cr

HDFC Bank Parivartan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) under which the former has pledged Rs 107.76 crore to support three wings of the latter's Bagchi-Parthasarathy Hospital, an official release from IISc stated on Tuesday.

Bengaluru: HDFC Bank Parivartan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) under which the former has pledged Rs 107.76 crore to support three wings of the latter's Bagchi-Parthasarathy Hospital, an official release from IISc stated on Tuesday.

Modi, Maldivian President review progress in ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday reviewed the progress in bilateral ties between the two nations.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Tuesday reviewed the progress in bilateral ties between the two nations.

TN intelligence, police on high alert after ISIS operative held in Salem

The Tamil Nadu state Intelligence Department and police's elite 'Q' Branch are on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau apprehended an alleged ISIS operative from Salem on Sunday.
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu state Intelligence Department and police's elite 'Q' Branch are on high alert after the Intelligence Bureau apprehended an alleged ISIS operative from Salem on Sunday.

With Bengal Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, some ministers to lose berths: Mamata

A major reshuffle of the West Bengal Cabinet will be initiated on Wednesday, in which a number of heavyweight members might lose their ministerial berths, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hinted on Monday.
KOLKATA: A major reshuffle of the West Bengal Cabinet will be initiated on Wednesday, in which a number of heavyweight members might lose their ministerial berths, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hinted on Monday.

Chandrababu Naidu gets invite for national committee meeting

The Centre has invited former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to a meeting of the national committee formed to commemorate 75 years of independence.

Amaravati:The Centre has invited former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to a meeting of the national committee formed to commemorate 75 years of independence.

RS adjourned till 12 noon

Amid opposition protests over different issues, Rajya Sabha proceedings on Monday were adjourned till 12 noon within minutes after the House assembled for the day at 11 a.m.
NEW DELHI: Amid opposition protests over different issues, Rajya Sabha proceedings on Monday were adjourned till 12 noon within minutes after the House assembled for the day at 11 a.m.

LS to take up discussion on price rise today

The Lok Sabha will finally take up a discussion on price rise under rule 193 on Monday.
NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha will finally take up a discussion on price rise under rule 193 on Monday.

Nabbed by ED, Sanjay Raut to be produced in court today

The stormy petrel of Shiv Sena and four-time Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday, shall be produced before a special court later in the day.
MUMBAI: The stormy petrel of Shiv Sena and four-time Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday, shall be produced before a special court later in the day.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to address programme in Bhopal on Aug 7

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will visit Bhopal on August 7 to attend the concluding meet of Vishwa Sangh Shiksha Varg, a RSS leader said on Sunday.
BHOPAL: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will visit Bhopal on August 7 to attend the concluding meet of Vishwa Sangh Shiksha Varg, a RSS leader said on Sunday.

Delhi to return to old regime of excise policy for 6-month period

Days after Delhi Lt. Governor V.K. Saxena recommend a CBI probe into the implementation of the new excise policy, the government in the national capital has decided to return to the old regime of retail liquor sale in the city.
NEW DELHI: Days after Delhi Lt. Governor V.K. Saxena recommend a CBI probe into the implementation of the new excise policy, the government in the national capital has decided to return to the old regime of retail liquor sale in the city.

BJP leaders are in benami businesses: AICC Ex-Secy

Former AICC Secretary Girish Chodankar on Friday alleged that the BJP leaders were involved in running 'benami businesses' and the 'Goa Restaurant' issue has exposed it.
PANAJI: Former AICC Secretary Girish Chodankar on Friday alleged that the BJP leaders were involved in running 'benami businesses' and the 'Goa Restaurant' issue has exposed it.

Delhi HC issues summons to 3 Cong leaders, asks them to remove tweets on Smriti Irani's daughter

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued summons to Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Khera and Netta D' Souza, and also directed them to remove tweets on allegations against Union Minister Smriti Irani and her daughter related to a recent bar controversy.
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued summons to Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Khera and Netta D' Souza, and also directed them to remove tweets on allegations against Union Minister Smriti Irani and her daughter related to a recent bar controversy.

Delhi HC issues summons to 3 Cong leaders, asks them to remove tweets on Smriti Irani's daughter

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued summons to Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Khera and Netta D' Souza, and also directed them to remove tweets on allegations against Union Minister Smriti Irani and her daughter related to a recent bar controversy.
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued summons to Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Khera and Netta D' Souza, and also directed them to remove tweets on allegations against Union Minister Smriti Irani and her daughter related to a recent bar controversy.

K'taka CM hands over cheque of Rs 25L to kin of slain BJP worker

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday handed over a Rs 25 lakh cheque to Praveen Nettaru's family. He said that all efforts will be made to solve the murder case.

Mangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday handed over a Rs 25 lakh cheque to Praveen Nettaru's family. He said that all efforts will be made to solve the murder case.

Why Minister Paresh Adhikari has not been sacked: BJP to Mamata

The BJP on Friday raised a question over the continuance of West Bengal Minister of state for education Paresh Adhikari in the Mamata cabinet after an FIR was filed against him.
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Friday raised a question over the continuance of West Bengal Minister of state for education Paresh Adhikari in the Mamata cabinet after an FIR was filed against him.

V-P Naidu exhorts MPs to play role in making India hepatitis-free

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu along with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday chaired an event to sensitise the parliamentarians on hepatitis on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day 2022.
NEW DELHI: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu along with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday chaired an event to sensitise the parliamentarians on hepatitis on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day 2022.

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