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Modi condoles death of ex-Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former legislator and ex-BJP Delhi president Mange Ram Garg passed away on Sunday morning. Garg was critically ill and was admitted to Balaji Action Hospital in Paschim Vihar here. He took his last breath in the hospital, a family member said.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Japan goes to polls to elect half of Upper House seats
Tokyo, July 21 (IANS) Japan went to polls on Sunday to elect about half of the seats of Parliament's Upper House in which the Prime Minister's ruling party hopes to re-validate its wide majority.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Goa CM condoles death of Sheila Dikshit
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died of cardiac arrest on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Mamata welcomes new Bengal Governor Dhankar
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday welcomed the appointment of former Union Minister Jagdip Dhankar as the state's new Governor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Manmohan, Rahul, Kharge pay tribute to Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, outgoing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several senior Congress leaders on Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TMC workers look to Mamata to counter an aggressive BJP
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Holding its first martyrs' day rally, after the Lok Sabha setbacks, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a mega show on Sunday when its chief Mamata Banerjee is expected to detail a roadmap to TMC workers for combating an aggressive Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
You will be missed, Sheilaji, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mourned the death of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit, saying her contribution to the city will always be remembered and she will be missed.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sheila worked to make Delhi better place for all: Sonia
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) UPA Chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, saying she worked with such vision to transform Delhi to make it a better place to live in for all its citizens.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karnataka leaders mourn Sheila Dikshit
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Karnataka leaders, including Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and BJP leader B.S Yeddyurappa, mourned veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit who died in New Delhi on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sheila Dikshit's political rise and fall in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi, which was the scene of Sheila Dikshit's greatest political triumph as she led Congress to power there in three successive Assembly elections to become its longest-serving Chief Minister, also made her witness the most humiliating defeats of her career with her loss in the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sonebhadra victims' kin walked 70 km to meet Priyanka
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The families of the Sonebhadra caste carnage victims in Uttar Pradesh were on Friday taken by surprise when they came to know that Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained in Mirzapur, while coming to their village. They decided to walk most of the 70 km distance to Chunar guest house to meet her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sheila Dikshit, who changed the face of Delhi, dead
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, whose contribution to transforming Delhi was acknowledged by party colleagues and political adversaries alike, passed away on Saturday following cardiac arrest. She was 81.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mamata flays Priyanka's detention, bad UP situation
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Condemning the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh for attempting to prevent Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from meeting the Sonebhadra district caste carnage victims' families, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Saturday said the poor law and order situation in the northern state should be looked into.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sheila Dikshit's death a setback for Congress comeback plan in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will affect the Congress' dream of bouncing back in the upcoming Assembly polls in the city as she leaves a vacuum due to lack of any leader of her stature.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tributes pour in for Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The calm in Nizamuddin (East), a quiet neighbourhood in the heart of New Delhi, was suddenly broken by a stream of visitors headed towards B-2, the house of one of the most prominent residents of this posh locality -- Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Expert: Constitution being flouted by not respecting K'taka Governor's message
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly Speaker "flouted the Constitution" by disregarding the message from the Governor to conduct the floor test on Friday, a Constitution expert said amid the ongoing political drama in the southern state in the wake of a series of resignations by MLAs of the ruling Congress and JD (S).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two days mourning, state funeral announced for Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, and also to accord her a state funeral.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan announces plan to purge extremism from madrasas
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan has formulated a plan to regulate its madrasas to bring them into the mainstream and stop the students being inculcated with extremist ideologies, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Sisodia files defamation case against BJP leaders
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday filed a defamation suit against Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari and some other BJP leaders.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
No delay in floor test on astrologers' advice: JD-S
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Believe it or not, beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy is reportedly delaying the floor test in Assembly on the advice of astrologers, which the JD-S denied, here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Have lost my sister': V.K. Malhotra on Dikshit's death
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader V.K. Malhotra on Saturday described the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as a big loss for the country and for him personally as he shared a "family bond" with her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking goof-up, the Punjab Election Commission has put the face of a Nirbhya rape convict on its posters and banners as part of its election awareness drive in Hoshiarpur district.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Students protest at Nagarjuna's house over 'Big Boss' row
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) A group of Osmania University students on Saturday staged protest at the residence of leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, demanding a ban on the Telugu version of the popular reality TV show "Bigg Boss" to be hosted by him.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Zarif tells UK to stop being complicit in US sanctions
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said that the UK needed to stop acting as an "accessory" to the US sanctions against his country, a call that comes a day after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, 81, passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday. The former Delhi Chief Minister was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone surgeries several times.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Leaders across parties condole Sheila Dikshit's demise
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sudden demise of three-time Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Saturday has evoked condolences from political leaders cutting across party lines.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border Security Force (BSF) official said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Sheila's death end of a political era: Amarinder
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday mourned the demise of senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, terming it the passing away of a political era.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
2 Governors transferred, 4 new appointed
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Rewarding Chhattisgarh BJP leader Ramesh Bais for his work during the Lok Sabha elections, the Modi government on Saturday appointed him as the Governor of Tripura. Bais had worked relentlessly for the party, even though he himself was not given a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha polls.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dikshit's death huge loss for Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mourned the death of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit, saying her contribution to the city will always be remembered.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at the Escorts Hospital here, a party leader said. She was 81.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre to come up with anti-mob lynching law in this Parliament session
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A year after the Supreme Court directed the government to enact a law to deal with the rising cases of mob lynching in the country, the Centre has worked out such a legislation and is likely to introduce it in the ongoing session of Parliament, according to sources.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Priyanka ends dharna, to return to Delhi via Varanasi
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sitharaman on why she taxed super rich more
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the tax on the super rich is a small expectation from them to contribute a little more for the poor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Imran Khan embarks on 3-day visit to US
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday embarked on a three-day visit to the US where he will meet President Donald Trump at the White House on July 22.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sidhu's resignation accepted; Punjab CM holds Power portfolio
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted state Power Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Indians aboard British oil tanker seized by Iran
New Delhi/London, July 20 (IANS) Indians are among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker that Iran has seized in the Strait of Hormuz, amid fresh escalation of tensions in the Gulf.
2019-07-20
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics
Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM
Jerusalem, July 20 (IANS) Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday became Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister, surpassing the record set by the country's founding father, David Ben Gurion.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Israel,Politics
ALERT: Kin of Sonebhadra carnage victims arrive at Chunar guest house to meet Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu's resignation
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu's resignation.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
US to send troops to Saudi as tensions with Iran grow
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US will send additional troops and resources to Saudi Arabia to strengthen defence and deterrence in the Persian Gulf region in the face of "emergent, credible threats", the Pentagon has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra detained at Varanasi airport
Varanasi, July 20 (IANS) A three-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was on Saturday stopped from visiting Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, where 10 people died in a caste violence on Wednesday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Is it a crime to wipe tears: Priyanka asks BJP government
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) In a bid to put the BJP in the dock over her detention, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday asked if it was a crime to wipe the tears of the families of victims of the Sonebhadra carnage.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sonebhadra is now Catch-22 for Priyanka, Yogi (IANS Special)
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The Sonebhadra episode is turning into a Catch-22 situation for both, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Murder accused in MP Assembly, government in trouble
Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh has run into fresh trouble over its alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kamal Nath in trouble after murder accused saunters into Assembly
Bhopal, July 20 (IANS) The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh has run into fresh trouble over its alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TMC delegation going to Sonebhadra stopped at Varanasi airport
Varanasi, July 20 (IANS) A four-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was on Saturday stopped from visiting the Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, where 10 people died in a caste violence on Wednesday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
DG resolves issue over absence with MP Assembly Speaker
Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Director General of Madhya Pradesh Police, V.K. Singh, whose absence from the Assembly gallery during discussions on the Home department had led to an unprecedented deferment of the Home Minister's reply in the House, met the Speaker to resolve the issue on Friday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka Assembly adjourned till Monday without floor test
Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was on Friday adjourned till Monday without a floor test despite Governor Vajubhai Vala extending the deadline he gave on Thursday to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy for proving his majority.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Priyanka detained in UP, refuses to fill bail bond
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi remained in detention here on Friday as she refused to fill the bail bond, eight hours after she was driven to a guest house after she insisted on proceeding to Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh where 10 people were killed in clashes over a land dispute on Wednesday.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics