Citizenship Amendment Bill to be introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday; BJP confident of its passage
The bill piloted by Union Home Minister Amit Shah was comfortably passed in the Lok Sabha on late Monday night as the ruling BJP enjoys a clear majority in the house. Sources in the party said that the legislation will also sail through the Rajya Sabha as the ruling NDA has the numbers.
3 TMC MLAs who switched over to BJP in touch with party: TMC sources
According to the TMC sources, within months of joining the saffron party...
Why Karnataka bypolls are important to BJP in the south
In Karnataka, today's bypolls will decide the future of the BS Yediyurappa government...
Second phase of assembly poll in Jharkhand on Saturday
Polling will be held between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Jamshedpur(East) and Jamshedpur(West) constituencies, while in the rest of the 18 constituencies voters will exercise their franchise between 7 a.m and 3 p.m, an EC release said. A total 47,24,968 voters, including women and third gender voters will decide the fate of 260 candidates, the EC sources said.
Citizenship Amendment Bill Passage: Government sure of Rajya Sabha numbers
The government is set to introduce the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha on Monday and is confident of passing it in both Houses without a hitch.
Government, opposition set for Citizenship Amendment Bill showdown
The bill has been attacked by the opposition, minority outfits and others for leaving out Muslims and also on the ground that it is at odds with the Constitution, which does not differentiate between citizens on the basis of their faith.
Maharashtra Assembly: Nana Patole of Congress elected Speaker unopposed as BJP withdraws
Senior Congress MLA Nana Patole was on Sunday elected Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Pro tem speaker Dilip Walse Patil mad...
Nana Patole of Congress elected Speaker as BJP nominee withdraws
Nana Patole was the candidate of the ruling Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) which won the vote of confidence in the assembly on Saturday afternoon with 169:000. A formal announcement is likely to be made later when the Maharashtra Assembly meets later on Sunday for a two-day Special Session.
Government, BJP strongly condemn Pragya's remarks on Godse: Shah
Replying to comments made by veteran industrialist Rahul Bajaj at the Economic Times award function here, Home Minister Amit Shah said that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has already condemned her remarks and the party has taken action against her.
BJP sweeps bypolls in Karnataka, B S Yediyurappa government retains majority
The Congress managed to win only Hunasuru and Shivajinagar seats, while independent candidate Sharath Bachegowda, who was earlier expelled from the BJP for anti-party activities after he contested the bypoll as a rebel, won in Hoskote.
Death penalty, lynching, castration of rapists demanded in RS
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejected adjournment motions on the gang-rape and murder of a young woman veterinarian in Hyderabad but allowed members to make brief mentions on the same and other such incidents elsewhere in the country.
BJP appears headed for a splendid show in Karnataka bypolls
The BJP needs to win at least six of those 15 seats to remain in a majority in the assembly. Trends available so far showed Congress leading in two (Shivajinagar and Hunsur), while JD(S) and an independent candidate were ahead in Yeshwanthpura and Hoskote constituencies respectively. In the previous elections, the Congress had won in 12 of those 15 seats.
TV exit polls show BJP retaining power in Karnataka
Many exit polls conducted by local TV channels in Karnataka have predicted the BJP to win eight seats or more, providing chief minister BS Yediyurappa some breather ahead of the counting of votes scheduled for Monday.
Amazon and Walmart face the ire of 70 million Indian shopkeepers
Shopkeepers are mobilising against the e-comm giants, alleging they are engaged in predatory pricing.
Politics of arrogance won't work, people have rejected BJP: Mamata on by-poll trends
After the Trinamool Congress (TMC) won the Kaliaganj Assembly by-polls and is currently leading in on rest of the two seats, Chief Minister ...
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