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BJP’s challenge in Ranchi is to beat anti-incumbency
BJP has been winning the Ranchi assembly seat since 1990 and the minister and current MLA CP Singh is a fourth term MLA from the seat. In the last elections, his challenger was from Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, a party with lesser presence in urban areas.
Citizenship Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha today; government confident
The bill piloted by Union Home Minister Amit Shah was comfortably passe...
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...
India trying to set up IPR office on US model
Responding during Question Hour, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has brought a lot of "sanity" to the working of eight areas of IPR, be it patent, copyright or trademark.
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.
Why Karnataka bypolls are important to BJP in the south
In Karnataka, today's bypolls will decide the future of the BS Yediyurappa government which currently has 105 legislators and one independent MLA's support in the 225 member strong Assembly.
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, three TMC MLAs of North 24 Parganas have been trying to get in touch with the party top brass and have expressed their desire to return to the parent party.
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.
Parliament expresses concern over rape and murder in Hyderabad
Following the Nirbhaya incident in Delhi in 2011, the punishment for rape was made harsher, including capital punishment in some cases. Juvenile accused over 16 can be treated as an adult and tried too.
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.
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.
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.
64.12 per cent votes cast in first phase of polling in Jharkhand
A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters were eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase of polling across six districts, which began at 7 am, EC officials said. Additional DGP Murari Lal Meena said Naxalites exploded a bomb near a culvert in the forests of Gumla district, but there was no casualty.
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