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 Kumaraswamy sworn in as Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy sworn in as Karnataka CM


Bengaluru, H.D. Kumaraswamy was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.

Israeli Ambassador Inaugurates Mega Event 2018 in New Delhi Israeli Ambassador Inaugurates Mega Event 2018 in New Delhi


New Delhi, Israel is participating for the second consecutive year in the One Mega Event, a platform for sharing ideas and best practices about smart cities solutions. The 3-day event, held at Pragati Maidan (May 23-25) features industry experts, technology innovators, city leaders, government administrators and urban planning experts.

Petrol almost Rs 85 a litre in Mumbai, crosses Rs 80 in Chennai Petrol almost Rs 85 a litre in Mumbai, crosses Rs 80 in Chennai



New Delhi, The petrol price in India's financial capital Mumbai touched Rs 84.99 a litre on Wednesday.

Petrol prices in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai have already reached unprecendent levels, and are now setting a new benchmark every other day.

Government wants to appoint officers of RSS' choice: Rahul Government wants to appoint officers of RSS' choice: Rahul


New Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised the government's proposal of allocating cadres and services to candidates selected under civil service examinations only after completion of foundation course, saying it wanted to appoint officers of "RSS's choice".

Dalit death: NHRC seeks report from Gujarat Dalit death: NHRC seeks report from Gujarat


New Delhi, The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Gujarat government over the death of a Dalit ragpicker, who was beaten to death by five men in Rajkot on Sunday. It has given the BJP government four weeks time.

The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of media report that a 40-year-old Dalit ragpicker was beaten to death at Shapar village on May 20, allegedly over the issue of collecting scraps in the area, the NHRC said in a statement.

AAP questions BJP on fuel price hike AAP questions BJP on fuel price hike


New Delhi, The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday questioned the BJP on the constant rise in the prices of petroleum products.

"We want to know the reason behind this rise. The price of petroleum products is going down in the international market, why can't the BJP government at the Centre reduce the price for the people," AAP leader Dilip Pandey said during an interaction with the media here.

SP richest regional party with over Rs 82 crore declared income SP richest regional party with over Rs 82 crore declared income


New Delhi, With a declared income of Rs 82.76 crore, the Samajwadi Party is the richest of the 32 regional parties in India, a report by Association for Democratic Reforms said on Tuesday.

The SP was closely followed by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with an income of Rs 72.92 crore and AIADMK with Rs 48.88 crore.

Congress, JD-S to give stable Karnataka: Kumaraswamy Congress, JD-S to give stable Karnataka: Kumaraswamy

 

New Delhi, Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday he was confident that the yet-to-be sworn in coalition government with the Congress in Karnataka will be stable.

Kumaraswamy, who will be sworn-in as Karnataka Chief Minister on Wednesday, was in the capital to meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Hope BJP-RSS learnt lesson from Karnataka: Rahul Hope BJP-RSS learnt lesson from Karnataka: Rahul

 

New Delhi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP and the RSS following resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, saying hopefully they got a lesson that institutions and will of the country cannot be disrespected.

Gandhi addressed the media here shortly after Yeddyurappa resigned ahead of the crucial trust vote, as the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) could not muster the numbers in the assembly.

Take lessons for 2019 from Karnataka defeat, Mayawati tells BJP Take lessons for 2019 from Karnataka defeat, Mayawati tells BJP

 

New Delhi, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Saturday condemned BJP for the use of "inappropriate methods" to form their governments in various states and said that the party should take lessons from their defeat in Karnataka for next year's general elections.

She said that BJP's "inappropriate" methods of winning elections by "buying and selling of votes" won't work for long. "They have used such methods in many states across the country," she said.

Yeddyurappa's resignation victory of democracy: Mamata Yeddyurappa's resignation victory of democracy: Mamata


New Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated former Prime Minister and JD-S Chief H.D. Deve Gowda, party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy and the Congress after B.S. Yeddyurappa announced his resignation as the Karnataka Chief Minister before facing a crucial trust vote in the state Assembly, and called it a "victory of democracy".

Karnataka fiasco biggest-ever setback for Modi and BJP: Congress Karnataka fiasco biggest-ever setback for Modi and BJP: Congress

 

Thiruvananthapuram, The Congress' Kerala unit termed the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, ahead of his trust vote in the assembly, as the biggest setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP.

Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ramesh Chennithala said this is the biggest failure of Modi and BJP President Amit Shah who tried to manipulate democracy.

Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM before trust vote Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM before trust vote


Bengaluru, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House, bringing an end to a political thriller that began after May 12 elections threw up a hung verdict.

Don't let Haryana cut water supply to Delhi, Kejriwal tells Modi Don't let Haryana cut water supply to Delhi, Kejriwal tells Modi

 

New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to persuade Haryana to continue supplying the same levels of water to the national capital it has been supplying for the last 22 years.

"I urge you to kindly use your good offices to persuade Haryana to continue supplying same levels of water to Delhi that it has been supplying for 22 years and not to disrupt it till the issue is decided by the Court," Kejriwal wrote.

Red alert ahead of Modi's visit to J&K SC order vindicates Congress' stand: Rahul SC directs Karnataka Assembly floor test at 4 pm on Saturday Congress cannot counter BJP-RSS,-CPI-M Now Google search for 'Feku' leads to Modi Amarinder flays Karnataka's 'RSS Governor', says subverted Constitution Severe weather damages mango production in UP Karnataka election 'rehearsal' of LS polls: Yashwant Sinha Congress, JD-S protest Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM State of Indian judiciary akin to Pakistan's: Rahul Rahul to campaign in Chhattisgarh from Thursday Modi behind horse trading in Karnataka's BJP: Siddaramaiah Centre announces ceasefire in J&K during Ramadan Petrol crosses Rs 75 per litre in Delhi More thunderstorms expected till Friday Kathua guilty will be punished: BJP J&K chief Kumaraswamy accuses BJP of offering Rs 100 crore to JD-S MLAs Karnataka: NCP, Thackeray cousins doubt EVMs Kumaraswamy accepts Congress support, to meet Governor Sidhu acquitted in road rage case BREAKING NEWS: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore replaces Smriti Irani as I&B Minister; Piyush Goyal to look after Arun Jaitley's portfolios during indisposition Shashi Tharoor named in Sunanda Pushkar death charges Congress objects to Modi's warning, urges President to caution him Food and fuel prices lift India's wholesale inflation rate to 3.18% in April Online survey on Modi government: 43 percent find performance 'below expectations' Modi government splurges over Rs 4,300cr in publicity: RTI CBI files chargesheet in PNB loan fraud case High-voltage Karnataka battle ends, millions vote EVM glitches delay voting in many Karnataka seats Amit Shah's convoy comes under attack by TDP men in Tirupati