- Maha politics: Congress-NCP make Raut's birthday trend(14:40)
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) In a strong indication of the changing political equations in Maharashtra, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) unitedly wished their once bitter political rival Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on his 58th birthday on Friday.
- Playback singer Geeta Mali killed in road accident(12:54)
Thane (Maharashtra), Nov 15 (IANS) The Marathi film industry fraternity on Friday was devastated after well-known playback singer Geeta Mali was killed in a car crash on the Mumbai-Nashik highway a day ago.
- Shiv Sena will rule Maharashtra for 25 years: Sanjay Raut(11:06)
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) A day after the Common Minimum Programme of the upcoming allies -- Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress -- was finalized, Sena MP Sanjay Raut here on Friday asserted that his party "will rule Maharashtra for 25 years".
- BRICS nations to deny safe haven to economic offenders(01:26)
Brasilia, Nov 15 (IANS) The BRICS nations on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to fighting corruption, and joining multilateral efforts in denying safe haven to economic and corruption offenders and facilitate the repatriation of proceeds of crime.
- Karnataka by-polls hold key to BJP government survival(08:06)
By Fakir Balaji
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Results of the 15 assembly by-elections on December 5 would decide the survival of the over 4-month BJP government in Karnataka, as the ruling party is still short of 8-9 seats for even a simple majority (113) in the 225-member House.
- Migrants to benefit from relaxed Aadhaar norms(22:56)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The government has amended rules that will allow citizens to use their Aadhaar number for know-your-customer (KYC) requirements even if their current address does not match with the address mentioned in their Aadhaar card.
- 'Ops Kamal' may return, all 17 rebels to join BJP in K'taka (Lead)(20:16)
By Anindya Banerjee
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) All the 17 rebel MLAs, who so far are not BJP members, will formally join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday and 15 of them are very likely to be fielded in the upcoming by-election in Karnataka to be held on December 5, says a senior functionary of the party. What's more? The 'Operation Kamal' may be back with more opposition MLAs jumping to BJP, post the by-elections.
- Thackeray speaks to Sonia Gandhi on Maha govt formation(14:42)
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray has spoken to Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on the phone and met senior leader Ahmed Patel in Mumbai to discuss the finer aspects of state government formation, party sources said here on Wednesday.
- Karnataka leaders hail SC decision on MLAs disqualification(13:54)
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Political leaders from across the spectrum in Karnataka on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement upholding former assembly Speaker K. R. Ramesh Kumar's decision to disqualify 17 rebel legislators.
- 10 extradited on 111 Interpol notices in 2018 (IANS Special)(21:28)
BY RAJNISH SINGH
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) India issued 111 Interpol notices in 2018 which include AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman Christian Michel James, Romanian ATM scammer Lonut Alexandru and industrialist Vinay Mittal who were arrested and extradited during the year.
- Four states went under Prez rule since 2014(17:28)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The ruling BJP has been opposed to President's Rule. As late as this June, Home Minister Amit Shah blasted the Congress-led opposition for throttling "democracy". He had said, "I would like to say that so far, there have 132 instances when Article 356 of the Constitution (that imposes President's rule) was used in the country. Of these, 93 instances happened when there was a Congress government at the Centre."
- UN 'very appreciative" of India's solar power donation(12:56)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Nov 12 (IANS) The UN is "very appreciative" of India's donation of the Gandhi Solar Park and is using the electricity it generates, according to Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
- 'Operation Maa' weans away 60 youth from terror groups(00:36)
By Ayaskant Das
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Indian Army has weaned away nearly 60 local youth of Jammu and Kashmir, who had been recruited by Pakistan-backed terror outfits, through a targeted programme undertaken over the past eight months, sources said here on Monday.