New Delhi: The BJP has made a significant gain of 11 additional seats while the Congress made an overall loss of four in the biennial elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats, consolidating the saffron party's position in the House and leaving its main rival far behind.
Published 25-Mar-2018 07:43 IST
New Delhi: Medical establishments, such as hospitals and nursing homes, have to phase out chlorinated plastic bags, excluding blood bags, by March next year, as the government has amended the bio-medical waste management (BMW) rules. Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said the rules have beenMore
Published 25-Mar-2018 07:42 IST
New Delhi: Parliament Complex, Nirman Bhawan and Shastri Bhawan were among the government offices in Delhi where the World Earth Hour was observed by switching off lights between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm tonight. Lights were also switched off at Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Akshardham Temple in DelhiMore
Published 25-Mar-2018 07:35 IST
Udhampur: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi's temple visits are an insult to the Indian voter.
Published 25-Mar-2018 07:19 IST | Updated 07:41 IST
Gurgaon: Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Saturday alleged that the BJP "believes" in dividing people on basis of caste and religion and not in removing their sufferings. He also claimed, at a rally in Sohna Assembly constituency's Tauru, that governance in Haryana had touched a new lowMore
Published 25-Mar-2018 07:01 IST
New Delhi: Women leaders from different political parties on Saturday highlighted the importance of the Women's Reservation Bill for fighting the barriers that stop women from entering politics.
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:13 IST
Mumbai: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale expressed confident of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) victory in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Athawale said that BJP's seat tally may drop in the 2019 elections, but it will form the government.
Published 24-Mar-2018 20:40 IST
Kota: The RSS has become an "extra-constitutional" authority in the country and makes political decisions for the BJP, Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Saturday alleged.
Published 24-Mar-2018 20:25 IST
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday rebuffed the allegation levelled by the estranged ally Telugu Desam Party (TDP) against the Centre and called it bogus. Addressing the press here, BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said, "Schedule 13 of Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act hasMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:54 IST
New Delhi: Expressing his concern over drug trafficking, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that India is vulnerable to the crime as it is located between two largest opium producing regions of the world - the Golden Crescent in the west and Golden Triangle in the east. In hisMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:39 IST
New Delhi: The BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that "a bomb to every bullet" is the only solution for Pakistan which has still been infiltrating terrorists in India. In an interview with a news channel, Shah said that India will respond with a bomb to every Pakistani bullet. "This is theMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 22:17 IST
New Delhi: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday held wide-ranging talks with Indian leadership including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who stressed that the world community must be unanimous in curbing and rooting out terror in all forms. Steinmeier,More
Published 24-Mar-2018 22:08 IST
Rohtak: Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Parshottam Rupala on Saturday exhorted farmers to adopt allied agriculture activities in order to boost their income.
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:35 IST
Mysuru: In a pungent attack on Janata Dal (Secular) of former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday dubbed it a "B-team" of BJP and nicknamed JDS as "Janata Dal Sangh Parivar." Taking on JDS on its turf in old Mysuru region, where it is the principal challengerMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:28 IST
Bengaluru: The central government has decided to solve the water problems in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan by utilising water from rivers flowing into Pakistan, Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Saturday. He said the government has also introduced a new scheme where waterMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 21:17 IST
New Delhi: India will soon have a national database of information on all narcotics-related crimes and criminals that can be accessed by enforcement agencies tasked with combating drugs menace, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. The minister, while delivering his valedictory addressMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 20:58 IST
Jaipur: The spiritual head of the Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, on Saturday said the solution to sensitive issues like the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case lies with the Supreme Court. He also appealed to leaders of all religions to wait for the apex court's judgment in theMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 19:56 IST
Delhi: The National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has replaced the subheading of a paragraph “Anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat” with “Gujarat riots” in new version of class 12 political science textbook.
Published 24-Mar-2018 19:46 IST
Mysuru (Karnataka): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday lamented that the Indian economy was growing but not generating jobs for the citizens. "We are growing decently as an economy, but we are not creating jobs because those who have skills aren't getting access to finance and support,"More
Published 24-Mar-2018 19:41 IST
New Delhi: Turning off the lights, even if it's just for an hour, is one of the most common ways to support Earth Hour. But some brands organised Cyclothon and Walkathon on Saturday to create awareness about the annual campaign. Earth Hour, which will start from 8.30 p.m. on Saturday in India, drawsMore
Published 24-Mar-2018 19:40 IST | Updated 19:42 IST

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