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  • But PM Narendra Modi Said End-March Was Deadline For Old Notes, Says Supreme Court

    But PM Narendra Modi Said End-March Was Deadline For Old Notes, Says Supreme Court

    The government will decide within two weeks whether those who failed to deposit banned 500- and 1,000-rupee notes can be granted an opportunity to turn in the high-denomination currency.

  • 130-Day Manipur Blockade Ends Ahead Of Chief Minister Biren Singh's Big Test

    130-Day Manipur Blockade Ends Ahead Of Chief Minister Biren Singh's Big Test

    An economic blockade in Manipur led by the United Naga Council, which had crippled the state's supply lines for over 130 days, has been lifted - a day ahead of Chief Minister Biren Singh's crucial floor test to prove his majority in the Manipur assembly today.

  • Yogi Adityanath To Take Oath As UP Chief Minister Today, Will Have Two Deputies

    Yogi Adityanath To Take Oath As UP Chief Minister Today, Will Have Two Deputies

    Yogi Adityanath, a five-time parliamentarian seen as the BJP's hardline Hindutva face, will be the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the party announced on Saturday evening, exactly a week after it won a landslide mandate in the country's most populous state. Mr Adityanath will have two deputies in Keshav Prasad Maurya, the party's UP chief, and...

  • Goa Congress Legislator Vishwajit Rane, Missing From Trust Vote, Quits Party

    Goa Congress Legislator Vishwajit Rane, Missing From Trust Vote, Quits Party

    Congress legislator and senior Goa leader Vishwajit Rane has resigned from the party. A short while ago, Mr Rane added deep insult to the Congress' injury when he walked out of the state assembly before the BJP's Manohar Parrikar sought and won a vote of confidence.

  • Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Sails Through Goa Trust Vote: 10 Points

    Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Sails Through Goa Trust Vote: 10 Points

    Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today won a trust vote in the Goa assembly, with 22 legislators voting for him. The Chief Minister needed 21 votes to prove that he has a majority in the 40-member Goa assembly. Only 16 of the Congress' 17 legislators voted, with senior leader Viswajeet Rane absent from the House a...

  • Manohar Parrikar To Seek Trust Vote Soon, Congress Seems To Give Up: 10 Points

    Manohar Parrikar To Seek Trust Vote Soon, Congress Seems To Give Up: 10 Points

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was the first to arrive this morning at the state assembly, where he will seek a vote of confidence to prove that he has majority support. Mr Parrikar is confident he has done everything to ensure that at least 21 of the state's 40 legislators will back him today - the BJP has won 13 seats and has built a coaliti...

  • Oath Taken, Navjot Singh Sidhu Touches Captain Amarinder Singh's feet: 10 Points

    Oath Taken, Navjot Singh Sidhu Touches Captain Amarinder Singh's feet: 10 Points

    After 10 years, Punjab has a Congress government. Captain Amarinder Singh, 75, took oath as Chief Minister this morning. Third on the list of nine ministers who was sworn in was Navjot Singh Sidhu, the cricketer-turned-politician who quit the BJP last year. The positioning is seen to suggest that Mr Sidhu is unlikely to be Deputy Chief Minister, a...

  • N Biren Singh, Ex Footballer, Is BJP's First Chief Minister In Manipur: 10 Points

    N Biren Singh, Ex Footballer, Is BJP's First Chief Minister In Manipur: 10 Points

    Former footballer Nongthombam Biren Singh took oath today as Manipur Chief Minister along with eight members of his new cabinet, as the BJP takes charge of another state in the north-east. Like in Goa, the BJP has been generous with ministerial posts for the allies that has helped it reach a majority in the state. Y Joykumar Singh of the National P...

  • Briefcase Found Abandoned At Amritsar Airport, Bomb Squad Called In

    Briefcase Found Abandoned At Amritsar Airport, Bomb Squad Called In

    After an abandoned briefcase was found at the Amritsar parking lot this morning, a bomb disposal squad is visiting the site. The area has been cordoned off. Amritsar is just 40 km from the border with Pakistan.

  • Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, UP Minister Accused Of Rape, Arrested In Lucknow

    Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, UP Minister Accused Of Rape, Arrested In Lucknow

    Gayatri Prajapati, the Uttar Pradesh minister accused of raping a woman and attempting to rape her minor daughter, was arrested on Wednesday morning in state capital Lucknow. He has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

  • In Manipur, Number 2 BJP Claims Majority, Says Will Pick Chief Minister Today

    In Manipur, Number 2 BJP Claims Majority, Says Will Pick Chief Minister Today

    Five days of Holi celebrations in Manipur have been overshadowed by competitive politics after the state voted a hung assembly on Saturday. The incumbent Congress, which has ruled the state for 15 years under Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, emerged as the single largest party winning 28 of the state's 60 seats.

  • Manipur Election Results 2017 Highlights: Congress Leads BJP In Inconclusive Results

    Manipur Election Results 2017 Highlights: Congress Leads BJP In Inconclusive Results

    Manipur election results 2017 remain inconclusive with neither the Congress nor the BJP able to get a majority. The BJP, in its best performance in the insurgency-hit Northeastern state in decades, gave a tough fight to Okram Ibobi Singh's 15-year-rule to rank second. The Congress is likely to be the single largest party.

  • UP Election Results 2017: 'Maybe UP Voted For A Bullet Train,' Akhilesh Yadav Says - Highlights

    UP Election Results 2017: 'Maybe UP Voted For A Bullet Train,' Akhilesh Yadav Says - Highlights

    Uttar Pradesh elections results 2017 is all set to declare BJP's landslide victory and PM Modi's super wave has ensured a majority government in the 403-seat state. BJP is likely to get over 300 seats. The Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance has taken a bashing at the hands of the challenger. Mayawati's BSP, which was being considered the dark horse ...

  • As Shiv Sena Mayor Takes Over, BJP's Reminder With Chants Of 'Modi, Modi'

    As Shiv Sena Mayor Takes Over, BJP's Reminder With Chants Of 'Modi, Modi'

    When Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his family walked into a hall at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to celebrate the party getting the Mumbai mayor's post on Wednesday evening, the BJP's 82 corporators reminded him about their role in that election. With chants of "Modi, Modi" in praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Elections 2017: Voting Wraps Up In Five States, Counting On March 11: 10 Points

    Elections 2017: Voting Wraps Up In Five States, Counting On March 11: 10 Points

    The seventh and final phase of Uttar Pradesh elections today saw a 60 per cent turnout. 83 per cent polling was recorded in Manipur, its second and last phase, till 5 PM. Today's voting wraps up elections in five states - the other three being Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa - the results of which will be announced on March 11. In focus today, Varanasi...

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