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Blame game can wait: Nitin Gadkari calls for political unity to fight pandemic

Politics | May 29, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Union Minister for Highways and Transport Nitin Gadkari on Friday called for political unity to fight coronavirus pandemic saying it is not the time for the blame game and do politics as the minister repsonded to the opposition's criticism over government policies to fight coronavirus outbreak.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets alliance partners, amid reports of rift

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets alliance partners, amid reports of rift

Politics | May 27, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

​Amid speculation over a rift in the six-month-old Maharashtra coalition government, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called for a meeting with members of the Maha Vikas Aghadi today. The meeting is currently underway at Varsha bungalow, news agency ANI reported.

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Not trying to topple Uddhav Thackeray govt, it will fall under its own weight: Devendra Fadnavis

Politics | May 26, 2020, 06:04 PM IST

Fadnavis reasoned that, since, the coronavirus situation in Maharashtra was 'serious', any attempt to de-stabilise the government could have adverse consequences for the overall coronavirus response

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Congress ‘not key decision-maker’ in Maharashtra, says Rahul as COVID-19 situation in state worsens

Politics | May 26, 2020, 05:28 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi has stirred a fresh controversy in Maharashtra’s political circles, after conceding that Congress wasn’t a key decision-maker in the western state, which has been severely struggling to cope with the rising number of coronavirus cases

Former Maharashtra CM Narayan Rane meets state governor

Narayan Rane meets Governor, demands President's Rule in Maharashtra

Politics | May 25, 2020, 06:51 PM IST

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane on Monday called upon Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and demanded the imposition of President’s Rule in the state, saying that CM Uddhav Thackeray had failed to effectively deal with the coronavirus crisis

Kevin Pietersen with Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli comes up with a hilarious reply as Kevin Pietersen tries to troll Indian captain

Cricket | May 25, 2020, 09:08 AM IST

Kevin Pietersen tried to troll Virat Kohli after the latter shared his throwback picture on Instagram, but it was the former England cricketer who got trolled himself by the Indian skipper.

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Congress more responsible for migrants' plight: Mayawati

Politics | May 24, 2020, 03:41 PM IST

BSP supremo Mayawati has lashed out at the Congress party saying it is more responsible for the plight of migrants labourers and their terrible condition then the Centre.

FIR filed against Sonia Gandhi over remarks on PMCARES Fund

FIR filed against Sonia Gandhi over remarks on PMCARES Fund

Politics | May 21, 2020, 01:30 PM IST

An FIR has been registered against Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and other leaders of the party for misleading tweets about PMCARES fund. The tweets were shared on May 11 which gave wrong information about the fund. The FIR was registered in Sagar taluk of Shivamogga district of Karnataka over tweets on May 11 by the party's official handle about PM-CARES fund.

Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh suspended from party's women's wing

Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh suspended from party's women's wing

Politics | May 21, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

Rebel Congress MLA from Raebareli Aditi Singh has been suspended from the position of General Secretary of the women's wing of the party, which has initiated anti-disciplinary action against her, sources said here on Wednesday. Singh has accused Congress of playing petty politics over the issue of arranging buses to ferry migrants to their homes.

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Cruel blow: Chidambaram 'disappointed' with economic package

Politics | May 13, 2020, 06:45 PM IST

​Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and elaborated by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.   


A big zero: Mamata reacts on Modi's ₹20 lakh crore economic package

Politics | May 13, 2020, 06:21 PM IST

​"A big zero", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said as she took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's special economic package worth Rs 20 lakh crores amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Congress playing petty politics, should stop misleading people: Amit Shah

Politics | Apr 02, 2020, 05:23 PM IST

The remarks by Union Home Minister Amit Shah came soon after the conclusion of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as Madhya Pradesh's chief minister for fourth time

India | Mar 23, 2020, 09:25 PM IST

Veteran politician Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday evening took oath as Madhya Pradesh's chief minister for a record fourth time, thus officially bringing back the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to power after a hiatus of 15 months

Kamal Nath, Madhya Pradesh floor test

MP CM Kamal Nath resigns, spotlight on Shivraj now | LIVE

Politics | Mar 20, 2020, 02:55 PM IST

Hours ahead of the floor test today, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has resigned. Kamal Nath announced his resignation in a jam-pact press conference organised at chief minister's house in Bhopal. Kamal Nath's resignation brings a temporary end to high-pitched political drama in Madhya Pradesh which began after Jyotiraditya Scindia quit Congress along with more than a dozen rebel MLAs.

BJP ka kila mazboot hai, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan on eve of Madhya Pradesh floor test

BJP ka kila mazboot hai, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan on eve of Madhya Pradesh floor test

Politics | Mar 19, 2020, 07:09 PM IST

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed confidence on the eve of floor test of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. He was fully confident that Congress-led government of Chief Minister Kamal Nath will fall on Friday.

Kamal Nath govt in crisis: SC orders floor test in MP assembly by 5:00 pm tomorrow

Kamal Nath govt in crisis: SC orders floor test in MP assembly by 5:00 pm tomorrow

Politics | Mar 19, 2020, 06:35 PM IST

The floor test in the Madhya Pradesh assembly will take place tomorrow. As per the reports, the floor test will take place by raising of hands in the assembly. The whole process of the floor test has to be completed by 5:00 pm. This puts the future of Kamal Nath's Congress govt in the state in jeopardy with BJP confident of having the upper hand when it comes to numbers.

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Coronavirus: AAP, Congress demand opening of private hospitals for testing suspects

Politics | Mar 19, 2020, 05:48 PM IST

The Congress party on Thursday joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in demanding the opening of private hospitals to coronavirus suspects wanting to undergo medical examinations

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Madhya Pradesh Congress rebel MLAs refuse to meet Digvijaya Singh

Politics | Mar 18, 2020, 01:36 PM IST

Digvijaya Singh had said he wants to meet MLAs, who are his "voters" for the Rajya Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh and will stay here till he meets them. Claiming that Singh had come to the city, as he got a message from few rebel MLAs, Shivakumar asked: "Why is police blocking, they don't have any right to block, they are blocking the right of a candidate."

Digvijaya Singh

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Digvijaya Singh announces hunger strike, demands meeting rebel MLAs

Politics | Mar 18, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh political crisis: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh flew into Bengaluru from Bhopal to meet the rebel lawmakers, also alleged that the local police were not allowing him to meet his own party legislators.

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MP crisis: Digvijaya Singh detained after he tries to meet rebel MLAs at Bengaluru hotel

Politics | Mar 18, 2020, 09:02 AM IST

Digvijaya Singh had arrived at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru early Wednesday and was received by the newly-appointed president of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) and former Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar.