Final decision on Maha govt formation in next 2 days: NCP(20:00) Pune, Nov 17 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has said that a final decision on the formation of the next government in Maharashtra by the proposed Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena ally will be taken in the next couple of days.
PM hopes for 'productive' winter session(17:52) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the government would work together with all political parties in a constructive manner to address pending legislation as well as to frame policy solutions for wide-ranging issues, at an all-party meeting ahead of the winter session of Parliament.
After 370, BJP to bring in Citizenship (Amendment) Bill(15:22) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) If the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 was the focus of the monsoon session of Parliament, the winter session that is going to start from Monday is expected to be dominated by a discourse on the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Chirag Paswan seeks NDA convenor, coordination panel(18:32) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) NDA constituent Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) new chief Chirag Paswan on Sunday expressed the need for an NDA coordination committee during the NDA meeting on Sunday. He also demanded a convenor for the ruling coalition, say sources.
Rajat Sharma's resignation stayed by DDCA Ombudsman(23:50) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Ombudsman of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), Justice (retd) Badar Durrez Ahmed, on Sunday refused to accept Rajat Sharma's resignation from the position of DDCA President and also refused to let suspended Secretary Vinod Tihara to be reinstated.
35 Kashmir politicians moved from Centaur hotel(17:16) Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Thirty five detained mainstream politicians in Jammu and Kashmir have been moved out of the Centaur hotel on the banks of Dal lake to the MLA hostel in Srinagar on Sunday.
SC Collegium gets woman member after over a decade(17:06) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) After more than a decade, the Supreme Court Collegium has a woman member with Justice R. Banumathi becoming its part after Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi retired on Sunday.
Narmada Bachao Andolan back on indefinite protest(23:44) Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) For a second time in just over two months, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar and many persons affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam have launched an indefinite protest demanding relief. The protest that began on Saturday has continued after the state government failed to put on record any assurances to help the oustees by bringing pressure on the Gujarat government.
Soldier killed in suspected IED blast in J&K(23:10) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A soldier was killed on Sunday in a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said here on Sunday.
Opposition raises Farooq's detention at All Party meet (Lead)(15:30) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Opposition raked up the issue of the detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, who is a member of the Lok Sabha, during all party meet convened by the Government, a day ahead of the Parliament session.
Maha govt: All eyes on Pawar-Uddhav-Sonia meet(14:22) New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The deliberation on Maharashtra government formation is on last leg with the Congress, the NCP and the Shiv Sena arriving on consensus on the Common Minimum Program (CMP) but all eyes are on the final meet of Sharad Pawar with Sonia Gandhi. Sources say that Pawar is likely to be accompanied by Uddhav Thackeray to meet Sonia.
Air quality improving as stubble burning ending: Kejriwal(11:46) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday again said that the air pollution in the national capital is due to stubble burning and added as the farm fires are coming to an end, the air quality is improving.
Shia board chief compares Owaisi to Baghdadi(10:48) Ballia, Nov 17 (IANS) UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Waseem Rizvi has mounted a scathing attack on Asaduddin Owaisi, chief of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), and has compared him with slain Islamic State (ISIS) chief Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi.
Chinmayanand case: SC stays HC order(08:48) Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has granted an interim stay on the Allahabad High Court's order, allowing former union minister Chinmayanand to access certified copy of the statement recorded by the Shahjahanpur law student, who had leveled allegations of sexual harassment and rape against him.
Paramhans Das expelled for remarks against Nyas chief(08:38) Ayodhya, Nov 17 (IANS) Mahant Sarveshwar Das, the head of Tapasvi Ji Ki Chhavni here which is a seat of saints, has expelled his disciple Paramhans Das from the organization for allegedly making objectionable remarks against Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, chief of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas.
Maha logjam: Sonia, Pawar meeting shifted to Monday(21:14) New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The much-anticipated meeting between Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar, which was supposed to take place on Sunday to discuss a possible alliance with the Shiv Sena to form a government in Maharashtra, has been shifted to Monday, sources said on Saturday.
BJP leader's son nabbed in PMC Bank scam(21:20) Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Mumbai Police has arrested S. Rajneet Singh in connection with the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank scam, an official said here late on Saturday.