The Congress announced on Sunday that they would face the BSP-SP alliance on all the seats. “Everyone knows that parliament fight is between the Congress and the BJP. We’ll certainly take the help of like minded-parties and respect such parties who are fighting the BJP,” Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters at a press conference.
Fuel prices went up in the NCR region as well. In Noida, petrol price was hiked 62 paise to Rs 69.89 while diesel price crossed Rs 67 mark after 73 paise hike and was selling at Rs 67.26 per litre. In Gurgaon as well, petrol became 59 paise costlier and was selling at Rs 70.80, while diesel in the city was priced 70 paise costlier at Rs 63.70 per litre on Sunday.
Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband.
Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday made their alliance official, saying their parties will contest the 2019 general elections on 38 seats each out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. They even left the Congress out of their alliance, leaving only Amethi and Raebareli for the Rahul Gandhi-led party.
With Dr Singh in the audience, PM Modi targeted the Congress on multiple fronts, saying the Sikh gurus “taught us to be on the side of justice”. The central government, he said, is “trying to get justice for the people who suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots”.
Taking a swipe at the opposition, the prime minister asked “if Modi is so bad and government not working, why this alliance (was formed).”
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received security threats through an email, which states that his 23-year-old daughter will be kidnapped.
“Income Tax Limit Should Be Exceeded to 8 Lakh in Line with Reservation Quota” Says Shiv Sena President Thackeray
Responding to BJP president Amit Shah, who had remarked last week that allies who don’t join the alliance for the Lok Sabha polls will get thrashed, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said, “The one who will thrash Sena has still not taken birth in this world. Those who tried to mess with us in the past have already seen the result.”
The Modi government will not have to wait for ratification by state assemblies to implement the constitution amendment bill that provides for 10% reservation for economically weaker sections of the society. The bill will come into force after receiving presidential ascent as it does not amend those provisions of the Constitution that have a bearing on the federal nature of Indian state, unlike the GST law that required ratification by half the state assemblies.
In November 2018, the Congress had sought the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) security cover for Mr Sidhu citing a “growing threat perception” to his life.
IndiGo, GoAir, aircraft manufacturer Airbus and engine maker Pratt & Whitney met civil aviation ministry officials on Tuesday to discuss the engine issues.
India the best-performing equity market in Asia last year, outperforming even the U. S. and the MSCI emerging markets index in local currency terms and leapfrogging Germany to become the seventh-largest in the world. The MSCI India Index trades at 17.2 times its estimated 12-month earnings, about 59 percent higher that the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.
Actors and actresses who have played the roles of UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi – then a national general secretary – and Priyanka Vadra, have also been named in the petition filed by Advocate Sudhir Ojha against the film alongside the movie’s producer and director.
The Biju Janata Dal President told news agency ANI that the party will continue to remain equidistant from both BJP and the Congress.
The budget session of parliament will commence from January 31st. The interim budget will be tabled in the house on February 1, and both the houses will remain in session till February 13.
Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal is ready to invest up to Rs 700 crore in Jet Airways on the condition that his stake does not fall below 25%. Goyal’s offer comes against the backdrop of strategic partner Etihad reportedly putting forward strict conditions, including that Goyal should give up control, for infusing funds into the crisis-hit carrier.
Beijing on Tuesday slammed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for making “irresponsible remarks” after he criticized a Chinese court’s death sentence against a convicted Canadian drug smuggler.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday night claimed that he has “lots of love” for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav despite the “harsh words” the latter often uses.
In Kollam today for the launch of two projects, PM Modi said: “The CPM government’s conduct on Sabarimala will go down in history as the most shameful action of any government in power… We know CPM government never respected spirituality, religion… but no one thought it would turn so shameful”.
The Meghalaya government has been seeking time since 2014, to allow transportation of coal despite the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ban on rat hole mining. The state had told the court earlier that the coal that was being transported was already extracted before the NGT ban.
In its response to Pune-based activist Vihar Durve who had sought the report from CAG, the country’s auditor said, “The audit is under progress and the report is yet to be finalised. The information cannot be given under Section 8(1)(C) of the RTI Act as the disclosure would cause breach of Parliament”.
Coming out in defense of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over receiving “the first ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award”, the marketing guru put out a clarification on Twitter on Tuesday and also applauded the prime minister’s “selfless service towards India”.
BJP Not Complying With Atal Bihari Vajapayee’s Principles, Says Gegong Apang Before Resigning from the Party
Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Gegong Apang on Tuesday called it a day to the party, saying it was no longer following the principles of the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The first look poster of Indian 2 is out and it has come as a relief to Kamal Haasan fans since the future of the project looked uncertain due to several rumours.
Xiaomi’s Mi TV 4X Pro 55-inch and Mi TV 4A Pro 43-inch models will go on sale in India for the first time today via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores.
The first part of the story is that only two variants were certified in China but there have been reports of three and even four total variants of the S10 with at least one 5G-enabled one and possibly a third size (6.1”) in addition to the supposed 5.8” and 6.44” versions.
Honor 10 Lite was launched in India today at an event in New Delhi. The Honor 10 Lite price in India has been set at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, while its 6GB RAM comes at Rs. 17,999. Both models come in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Sky Blue colour options. Particularly, the Sky Blue colour option comes with a gradient finish. The Honor 10 Lite will be available for purchase through Flipkart and HiHonor India store. The sale will begin starting 12 am (Midnight) IST on January 20.
ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd. has got an investment of Rs 149.99 crore ($21.18 million) which operates homegrown cab-hailing major Ola.from Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal.