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Tuesday, July 23

HDK steps down after losing trust vote: A timeline of Karnataka political turmoil

Bengaluru, July 23: After several twists and turns, a trust vote was finally held in the Karnataka Assembly in which the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) alliance polled 99 votes and the opposition BJP 105. Nine MLAs, including 17 from the JDS and ....

Karnataka Crisis: Mayawati expels lone MLA N Mahesh from BSP

New Delhi, July 23: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday expelled lone party MLA in Karnatka, N Mahesh, for remaining absent from the state assembly during the trust vote. The H D Kumaraswamy led coalition government collapsed tod....

IMF pegs Indian economic growth at 7 percent in 2019

New Delhi, July 23: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reportedly projected that the Indian Economy would grow at 7 and 7.2 per cent  in 2019 and 2020, respectively. As compared to the IMF''s previous projections, this is a downward ....

Karnataka coalition falls 99-105, BJP set to form next government

Bengaluru, July 23: The H D Kumaraswamy led coalition government collapsed today after it failed to win the trust vote. After a week of drama and several postponements, the trust vote was finally taken today after a lengthy debate and an

Sunday, July 21

Karnataka Crisis: 2 Independent MLAs to move SC, seek direction on floor test

Bengaluru, July 21: With the fate of the HD Kumaraswamy led wobbly coalition government in Karnataka likely to be decided on Monday, two independent MLAs are likely to approach the apex court ahead of the floor test. The legislators in their

Karnataka Crisis: JD(S) ready to vacate CM post, DK Shivakumar says

Bengaluru, July 21: In a major development, Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar has reportedly said that JD (S) was ready to vacate Chief Minister's position for the Congress party to save coalition government. "The Janata Dal Secular has informed

Sonbhadra Shootout: Adityanath attacks Cong, demands reports of wrongdoings since 1952

Sonbhadra, July 21: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday launched a scathing attack on for the murder of 10 tribal farmers who were shot dead over land dispute violent in Sonbhadra district this week. Targeting opposition....

Knowing one's duty is good: Priyanka Gandhi's jibe at Adityanath's Sonbhadra visit

Lucknow, July 21: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday took a dig at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Sonbhadra, saying "knowing one's duty is good". In a tweet on Sunday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said,

Friday, July 19

'Humans descended from sages, not monkeys': BJP MP again rejects Darwin’s theory

New Delhi, July 19: BJP MP Satyapal Singh again questioned Darwin's theory of evolution on Friday, saying human beings are descendants of sages and not monkeys as propounded by the British scientist. While speaking in Lok Sabha during a discussion on....

Samjahuta blast: Plea challenges acquittal of Aseemanand, 3 others

Chandigarh, July 19: Pakistan national Rahila Vakil, who claimed that her father was one of those killed in the Samjhauta Express blast in 2007, filed a plea before the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging the acquittal of Swami Aseemanand and

Belgian Malinois dogs that sniffed out Osama's hideout in Pak to guard Delhi Metro

New Delhi, July 19: ‘Khoj', a Belgian Malinois dog which shot to international fame when it was reported that the dogs of the breed assisted the US special forces, is set to become the first track dog to join the The

Scarlett Keeling murder case: Samson Dsouza sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment

Panaji, July 19: The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Friday sentenced Samson Dsouza, whose acquittal in the British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling murder case by the trial court was overturned, to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment. Samson D'Souza an....

Friday, July 05

Budget 2019: Meet FM Nirmala Sitharaman's team

New Delhi, July 05: Union Budget 2019 will be announced today, and people have high expectations from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. In her maiden budget, the Finance Minister is expected to address the issues of slowing economy, financial sect....

Perpetrators of Dabholkar, Pansare murders have ensured dissent is silenced: Bombay HC

Mumbai, July 05: The Bombay High Court has said that the perpetrators of the Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murders have ensured that dissent is silenced. The court also observed that if anyone has a distinct opinion than the

Tuesday, July 02

DGCA issues advisory amid torrid weather conditions, says \"assess risk\"

New Delhi/Mumbai, July 2: In the wake of multiple incidents of planes overshooting runways due to bad weather conditions, airlines were on Tuesday asked by aviation regulator DGCA to carry out risk assessment before operating in such situations. In

Pune wall collapse: FIR registered against builder, contractor along with others

Pune, July 02: An FIR has been registered against builder, land owner, and a few other officials in connection with the collapse of a compound wall of the Sinhgad group of institutes in Ambegaon, Pune, today which left six labourers dead.

Blow to Yogi govt, Centre declares SC certificates to 17 MBCs 'unconstitutional'

New Delhi, July 02: The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only Parliament has the right to

TMC worker found dead, party blames BJP

Midnapore, July 2: A Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was found dead at Narayangarh in West Medinipur district of West Bengal, police said Tuesday. While the TMC alleged that its activist was killed by BJP workers, the saffron party put the blame