LOK SABHA POLLS 2019
Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 passed in Lok Sabha with 311 'ayes' and 80 'noes'
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha late on Monday cleared the Citize...
Counting for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats today
Jharkhand is the third BJP-ruled state after Haryana and Maharashtra that went to polls this y...
Parliament passes Citizenship(Amendment) bill, 2019; awaits Presidential assent
Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, while pr...
Lok Sabha okays bill to extend SC-ST quota in Parliament, Assemblies
The bill was passed with 352 members voting in favour and none against it. The reservation for SCs, STs and Anglo-Indians given for the past 70 years in Lok Sabha and state assemblies was due to end on January 25, 2020. The reservation for Anglo-Indians is set to expire on January 25 next year as the Bill does not extend the facility to the community.
Uttar Pradesh: Landmark Ayodhya verdict, violent protests cap eventful year
Rape accusations against saffron-robed former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand and a life sentence for expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar for the 2017 rape of a minor in Unnao brought the law and order situation in the state into sharp focus. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party swept Uttar Pradesh again in the Lok Sabha elections.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha for passage on Monday
In the afternoon, the home minister will introduce the Bill to amend the six-decade-old Citizenship Act and later in the day, it will be taken up for discussion and passage, according to the Lok Sabha's List of Business for Monday.
Jharkhand Election Results: Power shift from 2014 to 2019 in state
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Congress alliance appears set to form government as it is leading in over 40 seats in Jharkhand, accord...
PM Narendra Modi's tweet on BJP's victory in Lok Sabha elections most liked on Twitter this year
Also, #loksabhaelections2019, the hash tag in the Lok Sabha elections this year, was the most used in India, followed by #chandrayaan2, #cwc19, #pulwama and #article370.
Opposition parties slam PM's remark on no discussion on nationwide NRC
NCP chief Sharad Pawar also expressed surprise at Modi's comment, and said President Ram Nath Kovind had even talked about the government's plan to implement the NRC across the country in his joint address to Parliament. As the opposition countered the claims by Modi on a nationwide NCR.
Bill on unauthorised colonies in Lok Sabha
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri introduced the NCT of Delhi (Recognition of Property Rights of Residents in Unauthorised Colonies) Bill, 2019 in the House. The proposal to grant ownership rights is applicable to 1,797 identified unauthorised colonies spread over 175 square-km of the national capital inhabited by people from lower income groups.
Prashant Kishor 'thanks' Congress for resolution against CAA, NRC; BJP fumes
Forty two-year-old Prashant Kishor, whose first claim to fame was the management of Narendra Modi's election campaign in 2014, said, "Also would like to reassure to all -- Bihar mein CAA-NRC laagu nahin hoga (CAA-NRC will not be implemented in Bihar)".
Jharkhand election results: Early trends show close fight between BJP, opposition alliance
Close fight between BJP, opposition alliance for Jharkhand Assembly. Will BJP regain its momentum?Jharkhand election results: Early trends s...
13 fighter jets crashed from 2017-18 to November 2019: Government
"Thirteen fighter aircraft have crashed during the period from 2017-18 to November 2019. Every accident is followed by an investigation by a BoI or a CoI which gives causes of accident and suggests remedial measures to avoid similar accident in the future. "These recommendations are circulated to all the operating units for implementation," he said.
PM Modi's Lok Sabha win tweet tops 2019 India list; Kohli's wish for MSD, #Chandrayaan2 also ruled
Smriti Irani was the most-mentioned handle in politics, followed by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
84 infiltration attempts in Jammu and Kashmir since August 2019
In a written reply to a starred question in the House, Reddy said regular attempts of infiltration by terrorists through the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir sponsored and supported from across the border are being made. "84 such attempts have been made from across the border and it is estimated that 59 such terrorists could have infiltrated," he said.
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