Chidambaram slams Centre over state of economy, says telecom and aviation sectors on 'verge of collapse'
The former finance minister's remark comes a day after telecom company Bharti Airtel posted a net loss of Rs 15,933 cr in the first quarter of FY 2020-21
Ram Madhav says BJP govt in Manipur will complete its term after MLAs join Congress, withdraw support
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Manipur. BJP candidate Leisemba Sanajaoba defeated Congress candidate T Mangibabu.
India isn't flattening the COVID-19 curve; Health ministry must stop making this claim, test more, raise healthcare capacity
So, is India "flattening the curve" with COVID-19 cases? The short answer is NO. While the stringent containment measures implemented by the central government have certainly slowed down the growth of COVID-19 during the lockdown but is that growth rate manageable by our health care systems? The answer is no.
Sharad Pawar says people want BJP removed from Centre, urges powerful regional parties to give 'better alternative'
Pawar said it was crystal clear before the Delhi polls that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will retain power and the BJP will be rejected by the voters of the National Capital.
P Chidambaram says Centre, BJP cannot distance themselves from SC verdict on reservation, must suggest corrective measures if they disagree
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said the government and the BJP must spell out corrective measures if they do not agree with the Supreme Court judgment on reservation not being mandatory as they cannot distance themselves from it.
Priyanka Gandhi meets Unnao rape victim's family, accuses Uttar Pradesh government of 'patronising criminals'
Alleging that the BJP government had created such circumstances that there was no fear in the minds of criminals in the state, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra urged the government and the administration to take seriously the issue of violence against women
Daily Bulletin: Voting begins in 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels in Karnataka; RBI MPC likely to slash repo rate for sixth time in a row; day's top stories
Here are day's top stories: Karnataka bypolls: Election for 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels today; contest ego battle for opposition, survival for BJP; P Chidambaram to hold presser at 12:30 pm, likely to attend Parliament today after bail in INX Media case ; and more
RBI monetary policy: MPC may be readying to fire its final weapon; likely a wrong one, aimed at a faraway target
The MPC needs to be watchful of the inflation scenario. It cannot solely focus on growth, even if that would be what the ruling BJP government would want from the MPC at this juncture.
Maharashtra polls: Opposition faces setback as NCP’s Namita Mundada, VBA’s Gopichand Padalkar, Congress’ Kashiram Pawara join BJP
In a setback for the Opposition ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, NCP leader Namita Mundada, who was given party ticket to contest from Kaij, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) leader Gopichand Padalkar and Congress MLA Kashiram Pawara joined the BJP on Monday.
Karnataka MLAs disqualification case: SC judge MM Shantanagoudar recuses himself from hearing pleas of 17 lawmakers
Supreme Court judge MM Shantanagoudar on Tuesday recused himself from hearing petitions filed by 17 disqualified MLAs of Karnataka challenging the decision of the then Speaker to disqualify them from the Assembly.
Amit Shah allays fears over law providing special status to six North East states; Article 371 explained
Home Minister Amit Shah, on his first visit to the North East after the tumult caused by the publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC)'s final list in August, sought to reassure people that Centre will "not touch" Article 371 of the Constitution, which provides special status to the six states of the region.
Manohar Lal Khattar asks Rahul Gandhi to not ‘manufacture statements’, after Congress leader's criticism of his 'Kashmiri brides’ remark
The Narendra Modi-led government's bid that the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A will usher a 'new era of development' in Jammu and Kashmir and will promote women empowerment in the state, is likely to be drowned out by misogynistic statements regarding Kashmiri women from senior BJP leaders like Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
Karnataka Opposition slams BS Yediyurappa's 'one-man cabinet' two weeks after forming govt, as flood situation worsens in state
The BJP government in Karnataka, led by BS Yediyurappa, was the target of the Opposition's scathing criticism on Thursday as Congress and JD(S) leaders slammed the chief minister for his absence, and a dysfunctional state government.
Toll in Assam floods rises to 27: Deluge grips state every monsoon; policy intervention need of the hour
Brahmaputra and Barak river systems are highly prone to floods. The 2017-18 report by Brahmaputra Board said that adverse topographical feature was among the main causes for frequent floods in the valley.
'Beti Bachao only lip service': Congress accuses Centre, UP govt of insensitivity and apathy regarding child safety
Congress accused the BJP government of complete insensitivity and apathy towards children safety Saturday and said the Supreme Court has been forced to take suo motu notice of increasing child rape cases in the country.
Mayawati slams Maharashtra govt over 'hurry' to grant reservation to Maratha community, accuses BJP of favouritism
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati launched a scathing attack on BJP over its "hurriedness" to give reservation to Maratha community in Maharashtra, while accusing the party of not being 'interested' in the welfare of people other castes
Day after two women crushed to death for rebuking lewd comments in UP, Randeep Surjewala says ‘law and order going to pits’ in state
The Congress on Wednesday alleged that harassment, rapes and crimes against women have become a 'daily affair' under the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also alleged that Dalit and weaker communities are specifically targeted. On Monday, two women in Bulandshahr district were crushed to death under the wheels of a car being allegedly driven by a man who they rebuked for passing lewd comments against a member of their family.
Biplab Deb drops Sudip Roy Barman as Tripura health minister for participating in ‘anti-party activities’
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has dropped Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman from the Cabinet, a state government notification said.
Maratha quota stir: Maharashtra govt may face ire of upper castes as ordinance for reservation in medical courses gets approved
With promulgating the ordinance for Maratha reservation to be applied to medical courses in Maharashtra, the Devendra Fadnavis-led government is running the risk of alienating the state's upper castes that fall under the general category.
Goa govt to consider tapping iron ore mines that haven’t been shut down by 2018 SC order in bid to revive key industry
The Goa government is mulling tapping the iron ore mines not covered by a 2018 Supreme Court ruling that effectively shut down mining operations in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said.