Why Governor’s Rule in J&K when other Indian states have provision of President’s Rule

Why Governor’s Rule in J&K when other Indian states have provision of President’s Rule

With the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Governor’s Rule is likely to come into effect in the restive state. This will be the eighth time that J&K would come under the Governor’s Rule in four decades. Jammu and Kashmir has come under Governor’s Rule on seven occasions in the last […]

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North East Assembly Elections:BJP extends lead over CPI(M) in Tripura, Congress faces tough fight in Meghalaya

North East Assembly Elections:BJP extends lead over CPI(M) in Tripura, Congress faces tough fight in Meghalaya

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in three Northeastern states – Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura – is being held today amid tight security. The counting began at 8 AM. The BJP, which has been making strong inroads in the Northeast, has emerged as a major contender in all the three states. Two exit […]

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Final voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat polls 66.75 per cent

Final voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat polls 66.75 per cent: EC

Final voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat polls 66.75 per cent

Ahmedabad: The final voter turnout in the first phase of the Gujarat elections for 89 seats yesterday stood at 66.75 per cent, the Election Commission said today. The poll panel yesterday declared an estimated 68 per cent voter turnout. In the 2012 elections, 71.32 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Gujarat for all the […]

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Lucknow Metro thrown open to public, CM Adityanath, Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate phase-I

Lucknow Metro thrown open to public, CM Adityanath, Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate phase-I

Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow today joined the list of cities having Metro train services. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off the maiden run of the Lucknow Metro. The first train was flagged off by the home minister, who represents the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, and the chief minister from […]

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Sauda chief Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment

Sauda chief Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment

A special CBI court on Monday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment. The dera chief was convicted of rape on August 25. Before CBI judge Jagdeep Singh read out the sentence, dera followers burnt two cars in Sirsa. Last week, 38 people were killed in the […]

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Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Patna: Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) has replaced Sharad Yadav as party leader in the Rajya Sabha with Ram Chandra Prasad Singh. Confirming the big political development, Bihar JD(U) president Vashishtha Narayan on Saturday said that the JD(U) leaders met Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu and gave him in writing that Singh will represent […]

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CBI likely to re-open Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case.

CBI likely to re-open Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to re-open Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case, said report. The development comes a week after an application was moved in the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of the politically- sensitive case. The Rs 1,437 crore deal between India and the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors for […]

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AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

A day after the AIADMK faction led by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswamy (EPS) adopted a resolution against jailed party general secretary VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakran, all eyes are now on former chief minister O Panneerselvam who heads the other faction. Chennai: A day after the AIADMK faction led by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswamy (EPS) adopted a resolution against jailed party general secretary VK Sasikala and […]

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