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  • Himachal BJP seeks disqualification of four independent MLAs
    The opposition BJP in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday sought disqualification of four independent legislators from the assembly for describing themselves as associate members of the Congress. "We gave a petition to Speaker B.B.L. Butail demanding suspension of four independent MLAs -- Manohar Dhiman, Pawan Kajal, Kirnesh Jang and Balbir Verma," BJP chief whip Suresh Bhardwaj told reporters here. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 06:00:45 PM
  • Mahajan to attend women presiding officers' meet in Switzerland
    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will attend the ninth annual meeting of women speakers of parliament in Switzerland Sep 4-5. The theme of the meeting would be "Economic empowerment of women: Women speakers of parliaments taking the lead", an official release said Tuesday. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 05:45:21 PM
  • BJP-RSS shutdown against murder hits Kerala (Lead)
    Thousands were stranded at bus and railway stations across Kerala Tuesday as a BJP-RSS sponsored shutdown to protest the murder of a RSS leader derailed life in the state. Minor incidents of sporadic attacks on motorists who defied the strike call were reported in parts of Kerala. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 04:34:10 PM
  • We ensured transparency in environment clearances: Javadekar
    Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar Tuesday said that his ministry has ensured greater transparency by initiating online submission of applications for environment and forest clearances. Speaking on his government's initiatives in checking pollution, Javadekar added his ministry has upgraded pollution norms for the cement industry. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 03:47:54 PM
  • Jaitley undergoes surgery
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday underwent a successful laparoscopic procedure at a hospital here. "Arun Jaitley underwent a planned elective laparoscopic procedure for diabetes management under Pradeep K. Chowbey at the Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, today (Tuesday)," a statement from the hospital said. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 03:21:51 PM
  • BJP-RSS shutdown hits life in Kerala
    The shutdown called by the BJP and RSS in Kerala Tuesday to protest against the killing of a RSS worker in Kannur affected normal life as vehicles stayed off the roads. Barring two-wheelers and a few private vehicles, government and private buses did not venture out fearing attacks by protestors. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 03:04:41 PM
  • BJP-RSS shutdown hits life in Kerala
    The shutdown called by the BJP and RSS in Kerala Tuesday to protest against the killing of a RSS worker in Kannur affected normal life as vehicles stayed off the roads. Barring two-wheelers and a few private vehicles, government and private buses did not venture out fearing attacks by protestors.  Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 02:40:25 PM
  • 100 Days of Modi Government
    100 days of Narendra Modi government completed today, the people of India getting various good news since last 100 days, like petrol prices get down, our soldiers giving strong reply to Pakistani soldiers, lots of Naxlvadi people surrendered  
    2014-09-02 02:23:32 PM
  • Congress youth wing protests outside Rajnath's residence
    Around 50 members of the Congress' youth wing NSUI staged a protest outside Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence Tuesday demanding that he fulfil the BJP's poll promise of bringing back black money within 100 days of assuming office. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 01:58:56 PM
  • No improvement in Jaswant Singh's condition
    There has been no improvement in the health of former nion minister and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh and he continues to remain in coma, a doctor at a Delhi hospital said Tuesday. It is the 26th day of Singh's hospitalisation. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 12:24:07 PM
  • Modi stresses on women empowerment, education
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world. Modi, who was addressing students of the Sacred Hearts University here, said he has always given a lot of importance to girl child education. "As a Gujarat chief minister, I dedicated myself to help educate the girl child in the state," Modi said in a tweet posted on the PMO twitter account. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 11:20:38 AM
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi
    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit his parliamentary constituency Amethi for two days beginning Thursday. Gandhi will meet villagers in the Uttar Pradesh constituency and interact with Congress workers at the Munshiganj guest house where he will stay, party sources said Tuesday. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:54:04 AM
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to hospital
    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to a hospital in capital here Monday. Sources said that he was admitted to Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket in the evening and he will undergo some minor surgery. The nature of the surgery is not known yet. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:37:59 AM
  • Kerala BJP has to be strengthened: Amit Shah
    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala has to be strengthened, party president Amit Shah said here Monday while addressing party members on the concluding day of his visit. Shah arrived in the state capital Sunday night on his first visit to the state after becoming the BJP president. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:25:25 AM
  • Amit Shah to visit Mumbai, may meet Uddhav
    BJP president Amit Shah will visit Mumbai Thursday and is likely to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to finalise seat-sharing between the two allies for the Maharashtra assembly elections, a party official said Monday. "Amit Shah has been invited as he has never visited Mumbai after taking over as the BJP president. We shall show him the ongoing Ganeshotsav celebrations in Mumbai. We shall dicuss the assembly elections and work according to his guidance," Bharatiya Janata Party state president Devendra Phadnavis told media persons here. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:12:11 AM
  • Fifty BJP MPs stage dharna against UP government
    Fifty BJP MPs from the state staged a dharna here to protest against "the failure of law and order, prevailing power crisis and increasing crimes against women" under the Samajwadi Party (SP) government. The parliamentarians later submitted a memorandum of their demands to Governor Ram Naik and sought his intervention as the guardian of the Constitution. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:08:44 AM
  • India-Canada to sign personnel management agreement
    India and Canada will sign an agreement on sharing of experiences in personnel management through information technology and data collection. Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh Monday met Canadian minister Tony Clement, who is also president of the treasury board. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:06:37 AM
  • Universities need to become drivers of innovation: President
    Universities need to become drivers of innovation, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday. Addressing the 14th convocation of the University of Jammu, Mukherjee said: "Universities today need to become drivers of innovation. Their focus should be on collaborative relationships with industry and government." Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:02:31 AM
  • Universities need to become drivers of innovation: President
    Universities need to become drivers of innovation, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday. Addressing the 14th convocation of the University of Jammu, Mukherjee said: "Universities today need to become drivers of innovation. Their focus should be on collaborative relationships with industry and government." Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 10:01:46 AM
  • Modi, Abe pledge to realise full potential of India-Japan ties
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe Monday pledged to realise the full potential of the India-Japan strategic and global partnership for continuing progress and prosperity for their people, according to the Tokyo declaration issued after their meeting. Source: IANS
    2014-09-02 09:59:38 AM


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