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Narendra Modi prays for Rakesh Roshan af

Mumbai/ New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday prayed for the good health of director Rakesh Roshan who has been diagnosed with throat cancer.

08-Jan-2019
Indian Navy diving team at Ganga Sagar f

Kolkata, Jan 8 (IBNS): During ‘Makar Sankranti’ in January every year, lakhs devotees from across Indian and neighbouring countries of Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh congregate at the annual Ganga Sagar Mela to pay obeisance at  Kapil Muni temple after taking a holy bath at the confluence of river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.

08-Jan-2019
Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment B

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019.

08-Jan-2019
Bihar: HC notice to six ex-Bihar CMs ove

Patna, Jan 8 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The Patna High Court on Tuesday issued notices to six ex-chief ministers asking them to reply within four weeks as to how they have come in possession of government bungalows for entire lifetime.

08-Jan-2019
Government tables Quota Bill for upper c

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): In a major move, the government on Tuesday tabled the Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha.

08-Jan-2019
Private FM Channels permitted to carry A

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd.) on Tuesday launched the sharing of All India Radio News with private FM broadcasters.

08-Jan-2019
North East strike against Citizenship bi

Guwahati, Jan 8 (IBNS): The 11-hour North East bandh called by the North East Student’s Organisation (NESO), All Assam Students Union (AASU) and 30 other indigenous organisations on Tuesday to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016  turned violent after bandh supporters hurled  stones and attacked vehicles in different parts of Assam.

08-Jan-2019
Sushma Swaraj meets visiting Norway PM E

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met visiting Norway PM Erna Solberg and exchanged views on expanding ties across all sectors between the two nations.

08-Jan-2019
Nothing will save Modi from Rafale: Rahu

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Linking the Centre's earlier decision to remove CBI chief Alok Verma with the pot-boiling Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said nothing will save Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the alleged scam in the deal of buying of 36 fighter jets by India from France.

08-Jan-2019
Government will act according to Supreme

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): After receiving a setback over the Alok Verma case, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government will act according to the directive of the Supreme Court on the matter.

08-Jan-2019
Lok Sabha passes Bill to remove leprosy

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS) : The Lok Sabha on Monday  passed a Bill to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce in personal laws, reports said.

08-Jan-2019
Norway has not offered to mediate betwee

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS):  Debunking an Indian media report, Norwegian Ambassador Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg on Tuesday said the visiting PM of his nation Erna Solberg has not offered to mediate between India and Pakistan.

08-Jan-2019
Where will PM hide? Congress after SC re

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Welcoming the Supreme Court's judgement which quashed the Centre's decision to send Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Alok Verma on leave over fight within the federal probe agency, Congress, the country's main opposition party, took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

08-Jan-2019
BSP will support Modi's quota move: Maya

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Despite projecting herself as a staunch opponent of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming General Elections, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday said she will support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government's recent reservation move.

08-Jan-2019
Supreme Court quashes Centre's move, rei

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Giving a thumbs down to the Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief.

08-Jan-2019
Mumbai: BEST employees go on strike, com

Mumbai, Jan 8 (IBNS): Employees of Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply Transport (BEST), which is Mumbai's civic transport operator, went on an indefinite strike over their multiple demands from Tuesday, media reports said.

08-Jan-2019
Supreme Court reinstates Alok Verma as C

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): In a setback for the Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief.

08-Jan-2019
Assam witnesses shutdown over Citizenshi

Dispur, Jan 8 (IBNS): The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) called for a state-wide bandh (strike) on Tuesday as a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) bill, 2016, which is likely to be tabled in the parliament, media reports said.

08-Jan-2019
Supreme Court likely to pronounce its ve

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on the plea of CBI director Alok Verma on the Centre's decision to divest him of his responsibilities and send him on leave last year.

08-Jan-2019
Tejashwi Yadav mocks Nitish Kumar over g

Patna, Jan 8 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): RJD lawmaker and leader of Opposition in Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Monday tore into Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for his remarks over “corruption” and “morality” in politics.

08-Jan-2019
Narendra Modi, Donald Trump express sati

Washington, Jan 8 (IBNS): During a telephonic conversation when New Year greeting was exchanged, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump also expressed satisfaction at the progress in India-U.S. strategic partnership in 2018, officials said on Tuesday.

08-Jan-2019
Trade Unions go on two-day strike from t

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): The two-day national-wide strike called by central trade unions commenced from midnight on Tuesday.

08-Jan-2019
Two-day strike by trade unions starts fr

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): A nationwide two-day strike called by central trade unions in protest against the policies for workers taken by the Narendra Modi-led Union government will begin at midnight on Monday, said media reports.

07-Jan-2019
Rajya Sabha session extended till Wednes

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): The ongoing winter session of the Rajya Sabha has been extended by a day till Wednesday as the Centre will attempt to get the constitutional amendment bill passed that introduces 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker upper castes, media reports said.

07-Jan-2019
Japan foreign minister meets PM Narendra

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Japan foreign minister Taro Kono met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.

07-Jan-2019
Malware WhasApp Gold makes a comeback

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Even as instant messaging platform WhatsApp is attempting at reducing the circulation of fake news, the "WhatsApp Gold" update hoax has made a comeback. 

07-Jan-2019
Supreme Court verdict on CBI dierector A

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Supreme Court Tuesday will pronounce its verdict on CBI director Alok Verma's plea on the Centre's decision to divest him of his responsibilities and send him on leave, media reports said.

07-Jan-2019
Assam : AGP withdraws support to BJP Gov

Guwahati, Jan 7 (IBNS) : In a major setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party before the coming Lok Sabha elections, the Asom Gana Parishad on Monday withdrew support from the saffron party-led government in Assam.

07-Jan-2019
PM Narendra Modi and President Putin exc

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Prime Minister  Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin of Russia exchanged warm greetings for the Year 2019 in a telephonic conversation on Monday, officials said.

07-Jan-2019
The National Cadet Corps stands for the

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu said that a stint of service in National Cadet Corps (NCC) has to be made compulsory in all educational institutions.

07-Jan-2019
Raj Tackeray regrets opposition to Nayan

Mumbai, Jan 7 (IBNS) :Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Monday expressed a regret over the issue of one of the party functionaries opposing  writer Nayantara Sehgal inaugurating the 92nd Marathi All India Literary meet and apologised for "any convenience and strain", saying there is no objection from the party.

07-Jan-2019
Modi cabinet approves 10 per cent reserv

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IBNS): In a major decision taken just months before the country elects a new Prime Minister,  the Union Cabinet on Monday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically backward upper castes, media reports said.

07-Jan-2019
Rafale row in Lok Sabha : Give me 15 min

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS) :  After Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Ravi Shankar Prasad hit out at Rahul Gandhi while defending the Rafale fighter jet deal,  the Congress President on Monday accused the Defence Minister of lying even in her clarification in Parliament and once again threw a challenge at the Prime Minister for a debate on the issue.

07-Jan-2019
Nirmala Sitharaman is not Defence Minist

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Hitting out at the Defence Minister over Rafale once again on Monday, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has termed Nirmala Sitharaman as a "spokesperson of Prime Minister Narendra Modi".

07-Jan-2019
BJP workers stage 'protest' against Kera

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): Amid the ongoing row over the entry of women in Sabarimala temple, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs staged 'protest' in the Parliament against the Left-led Kerala government in Kerala.

07-Jan-2019
Modi cabinet approves 10 per cent reserv

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS) : In a significant decision ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls  the Union Cabinet on Monday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically backward upper castes, CNBC Awaaz reported.

07-Jan-2019
Lewd comments on social media against wi

Alipurduar/Kolkata, Jan 7 (IBNS): Taking law in his own hand, young IAS officer and the District Magistrate (DM) of West Bengal's Alipurduar district, Nikhil Nirmal, along with his wife, Nandhini Krishnan, thrashed and threatened a youth inside a police station for allegedly posting vulgar and abusive comments on social platforms, a viral social media video showed on Sunday.

07-Jan-2019
Parliament may witness heated debate onc

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IBNS): A day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharama and Congress president Rahul Gandhi exchanged barbs on Twitter over the issue of procurement orders worth Rs. 1 lakh crore given to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL, the Parliament might expect to witness another session of a showdown on Monday.

07-Jan-2019
Chandrababu Naidu is pushing Andhra into

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Targeting Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he is pushing the state into "sunset" to see his "son rise".

06-Jan-2019
Aadhar Card is a game changer: Arun Jait

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday called the Aadhar Card as a 'game changer' and informed that till March 2018 it has helped the government in saving around Rs. 90,000 crore over the last few years by eliminating duplicate and fake beneficiaries.

06-Jan-2019
AAP-Congress to contest Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS):  Ashutosh, a journalist-turned-politician, has claimed that the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party might contest the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi together.

06-Jan-2019
Odisha Minister Pradeep Maharathy quits

Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IBNS): Just a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the state government to re-investigate the Pipili gang rape-and-murder case, a minister in Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's government resigned from the state cabinet over his comment in the case.

06-Jan-2019
Expect showdown in Parliament tomorrow a

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): The Parliament is likely to witness another round of fireworks on Monday as Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Congress president Rahul Gandhi got engaged in a Twitter battle over the issue of procurement orders worth Rs. 1 lakh crore given to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL.

06-Jan-2019
Sukhpal Khaira resigns from Arvind Kejri

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) received another jolt ahead of the Lok Sabha polls as Punjab legislator Sukhpal Khaira quit from the outfit on Sunday.

06-Jan-2019
Call to BJP to pass women's reservation

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Women lawmakers in the Rajya Sabha cutting across party lines have urged the BJP to use its strength in the Lok Sabha to pass the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lower House of Parliament.

06-Jan-2019
NTR true icon of Telugu pride: Narendra

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed N.T. Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR, as the true Telugu icon and slammed Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu for "bending his head" in front of the Congress.

06-Jan-2019
Man fires celebratory shots in air, bull

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Police have arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly shooting and killing his eight-year-old son while participating in celebratory firing in northeast Delhi's New Usmanpur, media reports said.

06-Jan-2019
Small section of people protesting, many

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (IBNS): Only a small section of people in Kerala are against women entering the Sabarimala temple and are turning violent for political reasons, said Bindu Ammini, one of the two women in their 40s who entered the shrine on Wednesday.

06-Jan-2019
If any Bengali has chance to be PM, it's

Kolkata, Jan 6 (IBNS): Shocking several Bharatiya Janata Party members, BJP's Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday declared that if any Bengali has a chance to become the Prime Minister of India it is state chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee.

06-Jan-2019
Secretaries of 3 UP ministers held after

Lucknow, Jan 6 (IBNS):  A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested the personal secretaries of three state ministers on charges of bribery, media reports said.

06-Jan-2019
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