Braving RS hurdles, BJP sticks to its agenda, pushes fresh Ordinance on Triple Talaq

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- Seeking to give clear political message to its support base, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday decided to issue yet another Ordinance on Triple Talaq- The Muslim Women Prot... Read More

Another TDP MP quits, joins YSRC

VIJAYAWADA, Feb. 19 -- Another lawmaker on Monday quit chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and joined his main challenger Y S Jaganmohan Reddy's Yuvajana Sramika Rytu Congres... Read More

TMC leader shot inside party office

KOLKATA, Feb. 19 -- A Trinamool Congress councillor in South 24-Parganas district suffered injuries after being shot from a close range inside a party office on Monday night. Mithun Thikadar, the cou... Read More

SC dismisses plea for judicial probe into fighter plane crashes

NEW DELHI, Feb. 19 -- Dismissing a petition demanding a judicial probe into the recent incidents of fighter plane crashes, including the recent one of Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft near Bengaluru in wh... Read More


VIJAYAWADA, Feb. 19 -- Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was closeted with his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu for more than one and a half hours at the latter's Undavalli residence ... Read More

'It's ghar wapsi': Ex-cricketer Kirti Azad quits BJP to join Congress

NEW DELHI, Feb. 19 -- Cricketer-turned-politician and Lok Sabha member from Bihar's Darbangha constituency, Kirti Azad, on Monday joined the Congress, terming his move as "ghar wapsi" (homecoming). A... Read More

Benchmarks likely to make positive start on Tuesday

India, Feb. 19 -- Indian markets ended sharply lower and continued their downtrend for seventh consecutive session on Monday amid rising crude oil prices. Reducing foreign inflows due to fear of escal... Read More

In SC, Kolkata top cop denies committing contempt of court

NEW DELHI, Feb. 19 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the West Bengal police continued to trade charges as they filed their respective affidavits before the Supreme Court on Monday, expl... Read More

If a coalition wins, govt will be run by dealers: Shah

JAIPUR, Feb. 19 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday said only PM Narendra Modi can provide strong leadership and if a coalition wins the 2019 elections, its government will be ru... Read More

Chhabra draws flak from Congress poll committee member

Chandigarh, Feb. 19 -- A day after local Congress party's election committee endorsed former MP Pawan Kumar Bansal's name for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, one of the panel members Pawan Sharma hi... Read More