Politics News

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 8: Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Swamy Prasad Maurya on Monday joined the BJP in the presence of party national president Amit Shah here. He was welcomed in the party by Shah, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Om Mathur, who is in charge of the party’s affairs in Uttar Pradesh, […]

APK August 4, 2016

Goa Industries department and ministry on Thursday claimed it had no information about the number of industries in the state which had benefitted directly from the NDA government’s flagship manufacturing sector initiative Make in India. To a question from Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte, who sought to know about the total number of industries which had […]

APK July 27, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary, saying that his death has created an “irreplaceable” void. “It’s been a year since our beloved Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam left us and created a void that is irreplaceable. My tributes to this great personality,” tweeted […]

Rama Krishna July 25, 2016

Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday admitted to a virtual breakdown in communication with the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national leadership. He attributed this mainly to a “generational shift” in the BJP — with which the Sena is allied both in the central and Maharashtra governments. Seasoned BJP leaders have been replaced by […]

APK July 25, 2016

Chandigarh, July 25: Australia has placed India at the forefront of its international relationships. Australia and India are working together more closely than ever on security cooperation. Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu announced on Monday that Australia and India will also  co-operate to equip India’s workforce to meet the demands of the expanding economy. “Australia and India […]

APK July 25, 2016

New Delhi, July 25: Cricketer-turned-BJP politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday said he relinquished his Rajya Sabha membership as he was repeatedly being “asked to stay away from Punjab” which he was not prepared to do.“I resigned from Rajya Sabha because I was told to not turn towards Punjab and stay away from Punjab… Why should […]

APK July 23, 2016

Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya has asked the Uranium Corp of India Ltd (UCIL) to keep in abeyance the Expression of Interest (EOI) for Uranium Mining and processing plant of uranium ore in South West Khasi Hills district, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Friday. Sangma, who held a meeting with anti-uranium mining groups and pro-developmental group, […]

Rama Krishna July 22, 2016

Cleveland, July 22:  Donald Trump on Thursday formally accepted his party’s nomination, the same way he launched his campaign by slamming immigrants and linking them to crime. Trump did not budge from his combative stance on immigration as he wrapped up the week’s Republican National Convention held in Cleveland, Ohio, NBC News reported. He officially […]

APK July 22, 2016

Chandigarh, July 22: The Ther Mound in Sirsa district, which has been home for scores of families over the decades, is now being de-notified by the BJP government in Haryana. An ancient Ther mound which has been home to people who migrated from Pakistan nearly seven decades ago will continue to be home for hundreds of […]