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Modi govt's Rs 5 bn relief for Kerala 'nowhere near enough': Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the financial assistance of Rs 5 billion announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for flood-ravaged …

India

Haryana: Wife gives triple talaq to husband on paper before eloping with lover

Amid the controversy over triple talaq, a woman in Haryana's Yamunanagar turned the tables on her husband, using the contentious practice to …

India

Congress revokes Mani Shankar Aiyar’s suspension over his remark about Narendra Modi

He had called the prime minister a ‘neech kisam ka aadmi’ while campaigning for the Gujarat elections.<p>Congress on Saturday revoked the suspension of …

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For Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lucknow Was Home – And Much More

<i>“I was from Lucknow, I am from Lucknow and I will stay in Lucknow.”</i><p>On each of his visits to the city, Atal Bihari Vajpayee would say so. A city he …

India

Former MP and activist Chennupati Vidya passes away in Vijayawada

NewsShe received the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 2014 for her work in empowering and uplifting women.TNM StaffFacebook/VasavyaMahilaMandaliWell known …

Activism

The ‘Mood in Hindi belt’ polls

The most crucial and final set of state assembly elections ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls are just a few months away. These elections are in …

India

Former MP Chennupati Vidya dead

Former Vijayawada MP and social worker Chennupati Vidya died here in the early hours of Saturday. She was 84. Family members said she died of cardiac …

Indian Parliament

Lucknow family remembers Vajpayee's Eid visits, will keep festival low-key next week

<b>Lucknow, Aug 19</b>: Uttar Pradesh Urdu Akademi head Asifa Zamani will keep the Bakrid celebrations next week low-key at her household as a mark of …

India

Naga Accord: Kohima running out of 'peace'

While reports of the possibility of the signing of the Naga Peace Accord has been surfacing every now and then, the patience in Kohima is slowly …

India

President gives assent to Insolvency second amendment law

Home buyers are now to be treated as 'financial creditors'

Business (India)

Ready to conduct early polls in Telangana if needed: State chief electoral officer

Even as speculation is rife that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao may go for early polls before his entire term is completed, the state’s …

India

Madhya Pradesh makes a slew of announcements in memory of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

It would include the building of smart classes, planetarium and museum, besides having a statue of the former PM who passed away on August 16.

India

Congress forms Rafale 'Task Force' to counter Modi govt

In a bid to counter the Narendra Modi government on the alleged Rafale deal scam, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday constituted a special …

India

Raje’s ‘Yatra’ Is Unlikely To Make BJP Race-Ready For Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is on a 40-day-long ‘Gauarv Yatra’ aimed at wooing the voters as the state goes to the polls in …

India

Congress to launch nation-wide campaign on Rafale deal to ‘expose’ BJP

<b>Six-member panel, headed by Jaipal Reddy to oversee the campaign; senior leaders to travel to different states and districts to raise the ‘defence</b> …

India

Scared to Leave Home: Dalit Family Alleges Threat From Pandits

<b>Video Editor:</b> Md. Ibrahim<p>I hardly go out of home now when I am in my village... I feel embarrassed to face the world.<p>Sonal (name changed) was 17 when …

India

Lateral entry: Over 6,000 Private Sector Specialists Apply for 10 Joint Secretary Posts in Govt

The posts of joint secretaries are in revenue, financial services, economic affairs, agriculture and farmers welfare, road transport and highways, …

India

What next for the DMK after Karunanidhi

What is it?<p>Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader M. Karunanidhi led the party for 50 years, won all the elections he contested and occupied the seat of …

Karunanidhi

BJP trying to keep allies in good humour

After the monsoon session of Parliament that saw the ruling National Democratic Alliance reaching out to its constituents, some of which are not on …

India

Congress war room gets active with elections related meeting to push the BJP to corner

New Delhi, Aug 18: The Congress leadership has met with all Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chiefs at the Congress war room at Gurudwara Rakabganj …

India

Vajpayee Was Mookerjee's Admirer, Deendayal's Friend, But Followed Nehru, Says Journalist-Friend

When asked about the Ram Mandir movement, former journalist RV Pandit said that both LK Advani and Vajpayee didn’t mean damage in the temple …

India

Cong. to seek JPC on Rafale deal

In an attempt to turn the alleged scam in the Rafale deal into the focal point of its campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the Congress has …

India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Had Refuted Calling Indira Gandhi ‘Durga’

Condoling Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise, leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabhi Azad expressed appreciation for …

India

How Vajpayee fared in his Lok Sabha journey

In his over half-century Lok Sabha career between 1957 and 2009, Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost two elections but found his bastion only midway through …

India

The Opposition Will Always Remember You, Atal Ji

The real legacy of Atal Bihari Vajpayee lies in the politics of opposition. The politics of opposition is the politics of dissent. From 1957 to 1996, …

Congress accuses BJP of trying to undermine Rahul Gandhi's UK, Germany visits

Launching a fresh attack on the Bhartiya Janata Party, Congress on Friday alleged that the Modi government is trying to sabotage Rahul Gandhi's …

India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee helped alter political dynamics in Maharashtra

Regional party leaders shared good rapport with former prime minister, despite differences.<p>Written by | Mumbai |<p>Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari …

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Forest ministry comes up with same green clearance norms for 25 sectors

While MoEF maintains it is being done to bring uniformity, the larger picture of 2019 LS elections cannot be missed.

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Insurance regulator orders firms to include mental health in medical policies

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority asked companies to adhere to the provisions of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017.<p>The Insurance …

Mental Health

Rahul Gandhi has no lust for power, just wants to promote youth: Punjab minister Singla

Speaking at Democracy Wall, the PWD minister admits there are ‘leakages’ in the construction sector that need to be fixed.

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