POLITICS

1.Responding to reports that had predicted the possibility of an early budget session of Parliament this year, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday made it clear that it would commence only after ...
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1.In a departure from its recently set practice, the BJP Thursday declared Union Minister and Assam BJP chief Sarbananda Sonowal as its chief ministerial candidate for the Assembly elections in Assam, where it has high ...
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1.The former Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leader and Kalimpong MLA, Harka Bahadur Chettri, on Wednesday announced formation of a new party — the Jan Andolan Party. 2.Besides Mr. Chettri, other members of the party include former ...
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1.Two days after the Centre declassified 100 files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, his grand-nephew and convenor of Open Platform for Netaji, Chandra Kumar Bose, on Monday joined the BJP. Mr. Bose, who since ...
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1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Amit Shah on being re-elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and said that his grassroot-level work and rich organisational experience will benefit the party immensely. 2.52-year-old Shah ...
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1.The Union Cabinet on Sunday recommended imposition of President’s rule on the Congress-ruled Arunachal Pradesh after it felt the State was heading for a “constitutional breakdown.” The Congress said it would challenge the decision in ...
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1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the digital copies of 100 files related to Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary tomorrow. “The National Archives of India (NAI) is placing 100 files relating to Netaji ...
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1.Beginning the first big diplomatic outreach of 2016, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left on Saturday on a three-day visit covering Israel and Ramallah, the capital of the Palestinian Authority. 2.After landing at the Tel Aviv ...
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1.Manpreet Badal, the estranged nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, joined Congress after meeting party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Hectic parleys were held between the former Akali leader and Punjab Congress chief Amarinder ...
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1.As per the bypoll schedule, the issuance of the gazette notification would be done on January 20, while the last date of making nominations is January 27. 2.Scrutiny of nominations would be held on January 28 ...
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