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BJP, JD-U will contest 17 LS seats each

New Delhi, Dec 23 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): After weeks of speculations, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) finally finalized the seat-sharing deal for Bihar on Sunday.

23-Dec-2018
Lok Sabha Bihar seat-sharing: BJP, JD(U)

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Sunday announced the seat sharing formula in Bihar where his party and the Janata Dal (United) will fight from 17 seats each and Ram Vilas Paswan’s  Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) will contest from six seats in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

23-Dec-2018
Guwahati cop arrested over sexual molest

Guwahati, Dec 22 (IBNS): A Guwahati policeman was arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting a girl.

23-Dec-2018
Assam: Three people killed, five injured

Guwahati, Dec 23 (IBNS): At least three people were killed and five others injured in two separate road mishaps in Assam’s Dibrugarh and Kokrajhar district in the past 24 hours.

23-Dec-2018
Kerala: 11 women await entry to Sabarima

Pamba, Dec 23 (IBNS): Eleven women under 50 years of age on Sunday is awaiting entry to the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala amid massive protests.

23-Dec-2018
Labelling India with religious intoleran

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IBNS): Yoga guru Ramdev has hit out at veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's remark where the latter expressed concern over growing religious intolerance in the country.

22-Dec-2018
Rahul Gandhi takes a swipe at BJP and CB

New Delhi: Taking yet another dig at the ruling BJP a day after all accused in the Sohrabuddin encounter case were acquitted by a special CBI court in Mumbai, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday in a tweet enlisted several people who died unnaturally saying "No One Killed.......".  Besides Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Rahul Gandhi mentioned names like former Gujarat Home Minister Haren Pandya and Justice Loya among others.

22-Dec-2018
GST Council slashes tax on 40 items, rat

 New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS) The Goods & Services Tax (GST) Council on Saturday reduced GST rates drastically as it removed seven items from attracting GST rate of 28% and it some cases it was reduced to five percent to nil from the existing 28 percent. About 23 common use items like TV sreens, movie tickets, computers and power banks were included in the cut providing relief to common people. 

 

22-Dec-2018
UAE-based Indian girl planned to live st

Sharjah, Dec 22 (IBNS): The Sharjah Police have rescued an Indian national as she was planning to make a live video of her suicide at her family residence in Al Nahda area in the UAE, media reports said on Saturday.

22-Dec-2018
AgustaWestland Chopper middleman Christi

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS) : Christian Michel, the alleged middleman arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, was on Saturday taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate after he was produced before a Delhi court, media reports said.

22-Dec-2018
NDA crisis over as BJP accepts all deman

Patna, Dec 22 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The LJP headed by union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has decided to stay with the NDA as its demand for seven seats has been accepted by the BJP leadership after a series of deliberations which lasted for two days.

22-Dec-2018
Congress names HK Patil as Karnataka Cam

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IBNS):  Former Karnataka Minister and Congress leader H.K. Patil has been appointed by the party as its Karnataka Campaign Committee Chairman.

22-Dec-2018
Kamal Hassan's party to contest in 2019

Chennai, Dec 22 (IBNS) : Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has declared that his recently floated party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

22-Dec-2018
Aide of Kashmir's most wanted terrorist

Srinagar, Dec 22 (IBNS) : Six terrorists, including a close aide of Zakir Musa, one of Jammu and Kashmir's most wanted terrorist, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district on Saturday, media reports said quoting security forces.

22-Dec-2018
Kashmir: Aide of Zakir Musa among six te

Jammu, Dec 22 (IBNS): Six terrorists were killed in a gunfight broke out in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, media reports said.

22-Dec-2018
Indian-American medical negligence activ

Kolkata, Dec 21 (IBNS): A large group of lawyers have resorted to "harassing" People for Better Treatment (PBT) president Dr. Kunal Saha and threatened him with dire consequences if he continues "arguing cases on behalf of victims of medical negligence," the NRI activist alleged.

21-Dec-2018
Withdraw Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna: De

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Delhi Assembly passed a resolution on Friday urging the Union government to withdraw former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna arguing that he had justified the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that followed the assassination of Indira Gandhi, according to an Indian Express report. However, other media reported that the  resolution demanded the setting up of fast-track courts to deal with cases related to the anti-Sikh violence of 1984.

21-Dec-2018
Ajmer: Naseeruddin event cancelled amid

Ajmer, Dec 21 (IBNS): Organisers of a literature festival in Rajasthan's Ajmer cancelled an event where actor Naseeruddin Shah was supposed to deliver a keynote address following protests by right-wing groups, said reports.

21-Dec-2018
Ram Vilas Paswan and BJP meet on seat sh

Patna, Dec 21 (IBNS): The recent crisis in Bihar politics appears to be over with Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party apparently reaching consensus on seat sharing.

21-Dec-2018
Uttar Pradesh outfit buys Naseeruddin Sh

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): An outfit in Uttar Pradesh has bought veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah a ticket to Pakistan.

21-Dec-2018
J&K: Pakistani firing kills 2 jawans on

Srinagar, Dec 21 (IBNS): Two army jawans died in fire from across the border on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, reports said.

21-Dec-2018
Superstar Rajinikanth set to launch TV n

Chennai, Dec 21 (IBNS): Superstar Rajinikanth has started the registration process for his own TV news channel, media reports said on Friday.

21-Dec-2018
Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi over Ce

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the union government authorised ten central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer”.

21-Dec-2018
Omar Abdullah feels Supreme Court should

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Ex-Jammu and Kasmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said the Supreme Court should intervene to check the authority to snoop on computers, the power which Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has given to various agencies in the country.

21-Dec-2018
Snooping controversy: Arun Jaitley defen

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday defended the move made to allow ten central agencies, including the NIA and CBI, to intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer”, by saying that the authorisation was given under old rules.

21-Dec-2018
Calcutta HC to reconsider order permitti

Kolkata, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Calcutta High Court on Friday set aside its own order permitting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s 'Ganatantra Banchao (Save Democracy) Yatra' in West Bengal.

21-Dec-2018
Police arrest Government Railway Police

Guwahati, Dec 21 (IBNS): Police have arrested an officer of the Government Railway Police (GRP) for his alleged involvement in illegal activities in Assam’s Karimganj district on Thursday.

21-Dec-2018
Dalit and tribal workers enslaved nearly

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS) : For close to three years, 52 Dalit and tribal persons, including 16 women and 4 children, were “enslaved” in a  small shed and forced to work  for 19 hours a day without wages across Karnataka before police rescued them on Sunday, CNN-News 18 reported quoting the police.

21-Dec-2018
Ten central agencies allowed to snoop on

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Top opposition leaders, including the Congress, have criticised the Centre after the Narendra Modi-led government allowed ten central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer”.

21-Dec-2018
BJP leader shot dead in Bihar

Patna, Dec 21 (IBNS): Armed criminals on Thursday killed an industrialist, who is also a BJP leader, while he was going to his factory in Hajipur.

21-Dec-2018
Make India the international capital for

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has called up on the pharmaceutical industry to work towards making India an International Capital of Generic Medicines.

21-Dec-2018
Foreign Minister Wang Yi of China calls

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Wang Yi, the Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.

21-Dec-2018
Delhi HC orders National Herald publishe

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS) : The Delhi High Court on Friday ordered the  publisher of the Congress-linked National Herald newspaper  to vacate its headquarters in the capital, media reports said.

21-Dec-2018
Ten central agencies allowed to snoop on

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Ten central agencies, including the NIA and CBI, can now intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer”, media reports said.

21-Dec-2018
Goa rape accused arrested

Panaji, Dec 21(IBNS) :After a British woman tourist was allegedly raped on Thursday at Canacona in Goa by a man who was on the run after a jail-break has been nabbed by the police, media reports said.

21-Dec-2018
Foreign Minister of China Calls on the P

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS) : Wang Yi, the Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, called on President Ram Nath Kovind  at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.

21-Dec-2018
Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case:

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday acquitted all 22 people who were accused in the case pertains to the fake encounter of gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his aide Tulsiram Prajapati, media reports said.

21-Dec-2018
Delhi HC rejects Sajjan Kumar's plea see

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected the plea seeking more time to surrender by former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who has been convicted in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot, media reports said.

21-Dec-2018
Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed as Indi

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS):  Harsh Vardhan Shringla as been appointed as the new Indian Ambassador to the US, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday.

21-Dec-2018
Riva Ganguly Das named India's High Comm

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): Riva Ganguly Das has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ministry of External Affairs said.

21-Dec-2018
Ready to make any sacrifices to save the

Patna, Dec 21 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said he was ready for making any sacrifices to save the country which is now passing through critical phase.

21-Dec-2018
Cow's death more important than cop kill

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IBNS): Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has expressed concern over the ongoing mob violence in the country and said death of a cow is being given more importance than the killing of a policeman. 

20-Dec-2018
Kolkata: CBI arrests senior journalist S

Kolkata, Dec 20 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested senior Kolkata based journalist and the editor of Times of India (TOI) group's Bengali daily- Ei Samay, Suman Chattopadhyay, for his alleged involvement in multi-crore I-Core chit fund scam, officials said.

20-Dec-2018
Lord Hanuman was Muslim, says Uttar Prad

Lucknow, Dec 20 (IBNS): After being labelled as Dalit, now Lord Hanuman has been branded a Muslim by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Uttar Pradesh, media reports said.

20-Dec-2018
Jaitley congratulates WB BJP after HC al

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday congratulated the West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after the Calcutta High Court allowed the party to proceed with its ‘Save Democracy’ Rath Yatra in the state even as the Mamata Banerjee government denied permission for the same.

20-Dec-2018
Manipur journalist held under NSA, to re

Guwahati, Dec 20 (IBNS): A Manipur based journalist, who was detained under the National Security Act (NSA) following his derogatory comments against the Manipur Chief Minister and the both BJP-led governments at Centre and Manipur, has been sentenced to a 12-month jail term.

20-Dec-2018
Lalu Prasad gets interim bail in IRCTC h

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS): A Delhi court on Thursday granted an interim bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotel scam case till Jan 19, media reports said.

20-Dec-2018
Former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha joins g

Patna, Dec 20 (IBNS): In another setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the 2019 General Elections, former partner of the saffron party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Rashtriya Lok Samta Partyk (RLSP) on Thursday joined the Bihar grand alliance formed by the Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

20-Dec-2018
Consumer Protection Bill passed in the L

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS) :The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018.

20-Dec-2018
PM implementing Cong's "Grand Stupid Tho

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IBNS): Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed his party had finally managed to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi see reason in what the Congress had been saying on the GST for a long time.

20-Dec-2018
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