• Sun, Apr 22, 2018
  • No infighting, protests indicate Congress victory in Karnataka: Veerappa Moily

    Updated: Apr, 22, 201802:01 PM

    Moily, who heads a 15-member panel formed to draft the party's manifesto for the Karnataka polls, said he has presented the draft to the chief minister, the KPCC president and also K C Venugopal,...
    No infighting, protests indicate Congress victory in Karnataka:  Veerappa Moily
    Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily has dismissed talk of infighting within the party over the selection of candidates in Karnataka saying the state leadership is totally united in the battle against the BJP in the upcoming  Assembly polls.Moily, a former Union minister and an MP from the state, also hailed Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and said he had brought political, social and economic stability to the state.In an interview to PTI here, the former Karnataka chief minister brushed aside protests across parts of Karnataka by supporters of ticket seekers who had failed to make it to the list. They (ticket-seekers) have strong aspirations that is why for the time being they will do it (protest), but ultimately they will realise...,” Moily, 78, said.The demonstrations indicated that the Congress was going to retain power in the state,...
  • MHA needs Rs 3,50,000 crore for internal security, border guarding in 2020-25 MHA needs Rs 3,50,000 crore for internal security, border guarding in 2020-25
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201801:53 PM

    The Home minister said relentless efforts are needed to be made continuously in order to consolidate the gains and spread successes in the new areas.

  • Pakistan targets posts and villages in Poonch Pakistan targets posts and villages in Poonch
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201801:53 PM

    There has been spurt in ceasefire violations along the LoC and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir this year, resulting in the death of 31 persons including 16 security personnel.

  • Puducherry CM accuses Lt Guv of blocking schemes, Bedi rejects charge Puducherry CM accuses Lt Guv of blocking schemes, Bedi rejects charge
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201812:00 PM

    Bedi, who assumed office in May 2016, has been asserting that being the administrator of the UT, she had the powers over administrative matters.

  • President nod to ordinance providing death penalty for rape of girls below 12 President nod to ordinance providing death penalty for rape of girls below 12
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201810:30 AM

    The Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act will now stand amended.

  • President promulgates fugitive economic offenders ordinance President promulgates fugitive economic offenders ordinance
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201810:00 AM

    President Ram Nath Kovind last night promulgated Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance that will allow the government to confiscate properties and assets of loan defaulters who flee the country.

  • Petrol price hit highest level under BJP govt, diesel at record high Petrol price hit highest level under BJP govt, diesel at record high
    Updated: Apr, 22, 201807:00 AM

    Petrol price today hit Rs 74.40 a litre - the highest level under the BJP-led government, while diesel rates touched a record high of Rs 65.65, renewing calls for cut in excise duty to ease burden on...

  • Making public contents of notice before being admitted against rules: Parliament officials Making public contents of notice before being admitted against rules: Parliament officials
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201809:51 PM

    According to a senior official in Parliament, a bulletin issued by the Rajya Sabha on December 8, 2017 reiterates the rule under parliamentary customs and conventions.

  • Minimum sentence for rape increased by 3 years Minimum sentence for rape increased by 3 years
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201809:32 PM

    Minimum sentence for rape increased by 3 years.

  • Concerned over administrative delays, PM Modi asks babus to make the best of technology Concerned over administrative delays, PM Modi asks babus to make the best of technology
    Updated: Apr, 21, 201809:28 PM

    The prime minister said priority should be given to people's interests during formulation of policies or new laws.