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February 21, 2018 6:08 am

Keeping in line with the state’s long-standing position, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has indicated that Karnataka is opposed to the formation of a separate board to manage sharing of Cauvery water.

February 21, 2018 6:12 am

BJP chief Amit Shah began a two-day tour of the communally sensitive coastal districts of Karnataka on Tuesday to drum up support for the BJP in the upcoming Assembly polls.

February 21, 2018 6:12 am

The state Cabinet on Tuesday ratified the draft medical policy, which, among others, proposes a standard treatment guideline covering all hospitals to ensure 'rationale, effective and affordable treatment'.

February 21, 2018 5:45 am

While presenting the Rs 1.83 lakh crore budget, Deputy CM Nitin Patel said in order to 'realise the dream of New Gujarat, it was important that young boys and girls of Gujarat get adequate job opportunities'.

February 21, 2018 8:00 am

Speaking at an event organised by the Canada-India Mumbai Business Forum, Justin Trudeau said at a time the world is closing in on the issue of immigration, Canada has opened its doors as it is a 'positive advantage' to be open to international talent.

February 21, 2018 5:27 am

The committee will select 20 Institutions of Eminence from among 104 institutions, including Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University, that have applied for the status.

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February 21, 2018 5:19 am

Citing a Chinese news portal, Reuters had earlier reported that 11 Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, when Maldives faced a crisis resulting in a state of emergency.

Cabinet approves setting up tribunal to settle Mahanadi water dispute
February 21, 2018 4:38 am

The dispute has allowed the Naveen Patnaik government to use the issue against the BJP. It will raise the 'misuse' of Mahanadi waters by the BJP-led Chhattisgarh government while campaigning for the February 24 bypoll in Bijepur Assembly seat.

February 21, 2018 4:25 am

The Supreme Court directed that the ongoing verification of remaining applications be done expeditiously and without 'interference from any quarter'.

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February 21, 2018 4:07 am

The development comes nearly a week after Panneerselvam revealed that Prime Minister Modi had insisted that he join the cabinet of his then-rival Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and merge the warring factions of the party.

Karnataka Congress leader allegendly sprikles petrol in office in Bengaluru, threatens to set it on fire
February 21, 2018 3:59 am

Congress president G Parameshwara ordered the suspension of party block leader Narayana Swamy after a video emerged showing him threatening to set a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike office on fire.

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February 19, 2018 4:54 am

Addressing BJP leaders at the inauguration of the party’s new central office on Sunday, Modi said there was a period in the country when people, inspired with sentiments of patriotism developed during the freedom movement, entered politics and also led the movements in their own way.

February 16, 2018 9:46 am

About Dalit women in India, the UN report notes that the age at death is lower even when they experience similar mortality-related factors as higher-caste women.

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February 16, 2018 9:49 am

Kolaras in Shivpuri and Mungaoli in Ashoknagar go to polls on February 24, following the death of the sitting Congress MLAs. The outcome could decide whether the Congress chooses to project Scindia as CM candidate or goes by the tradition of naming none.

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February 16, 2018 9:31 am

President Hassan Rouhani chose to begin his three-day visit from Hyderabad as the city has a long history of cultural and religious ties with Iran.

Photo proves nothing: Amit Shah on Nirav Modi's Davos picture with PM
February 16, 2018 9:26 am

According to the tour plan announced by state BJP, besides meeting party workers and addressing public meetings, Shah will visit homes of Deepak Rao in Surathkal (Dakshina Kannada district) and Paresh Mesta in Honnavar (Uttara Kannada).

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February 16, 2018 9:40 am

The BJP, which said it would form the next government in the state despite fielding only 47 candidates in a House of 60 seats, also promised that it will get back on track coal mines that have remained shut following an order of National Green Tribunal in 2014.

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February 15, 2018 6:25 am

Complainant Govind had told the police that he was sitting at home with his friends when the accused visited him and said, “we too were Hindus like Bhil and Bhilala (tribes) but have converted to Christianity.

February 15, 2018 5:44 am

New BJP supporters vocal about giving up on Congress, CPM too has old and new followers

February 15, 2018 10:23 am

Sukumar’s case is seen as instrumental in the Kerala cabinet’s landmark decision in January allowing prisoners to donate their organs.

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February 15, 2018 5:43 am

The list of conditions/diseases to be covered and the admissible package rates for the proposed cover of Rs 5 lakh for 10 crore families.

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February 15, 2018 5:40 am

This is Rouhani’s first visit to India after he was elected Iran’s President in 2013. A moderate face of the regime, he was re-elected last year for a second term.

February 15, 2018 7:13 am

As part of the rehearsal on Wednesday, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rode a new Bullet motorcycle to the rally venue. As many as 100 companies of central forces and 250 companies of Haryana Police have been deployed.

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February 15, 2018 4:39 am

BJP president Amit Shah alleged Monday that the Congress is not seriously campaigning in Tripura to help the CPM. The Congress has fielded candidates in 59 of Tripura’s 60 seats, but the party is hopeful in only “six to eight seats”, sources said.

The BJP, for its part, has placed Union tourism minister K Alphons in Meghalaya.
February 15, 2018 4:23 am

The BJP has hit back saying Alphons had only referred to schemes under the Swadesh Darshan that provide funds for development of pilgrimage sites for people of various faiths. “The Congress has been trying to mislead the people.

No drug mafia in Goa but its smuggling exists, says Manohar Parrikar
February 15, 2018 2:25 am

"I had said it was my worry, not even fear. Worry is different from fear," Manohar Parrikar said, adding that he had only referred to the "school and college students".

February 15, 2018 2:05 am

Those being considered for the office are advocate Madhavi Goradia Divan and senior advocates Aman Lekhi, Sandeep Sethi and Vikramjit Banerjee, sources said.

February 15, 2018 1:58 am

A decision on whether to continue its alliance with the BJP will also be taken after March 5, Naidu reportedly said at the meeting.

February 15, 2018 1:52 am

The JDS has been campaigning on its traditional pro-farmer plank, with Deve Gowda promising to waive all loans of farmers.

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February 14, 2018 7:10 am

After the NDA came to power, visa rules for minorities from Pakistan, who fled the country owing to religious persecution, were relaxed and cases, including those of 'extreme compassion', were approved for LTV visa for five years.

February 14, 2018 11:30 am

While the Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Uma Bharti to reduce weight, BJP chief Amit Shah asked her to continue in office, she told reporters at her official bungalow on Shyamla Hills in Bhopal.

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February 14, 2018 11:13 am

The draft says the “main task is to defeat the BJP and its allies by rallying all secular and democratic forces” but adds, “however, this has to be done without having an understanding or electoral alliance with the Congress party.”

Ministers not operating independently as RSS men planted in every ministry: Rahul Gandhi
February 14, 2018 7:01 am

Rahul said the GST proposed by the Congress-led UPA exempted items used by the poor from the purview of the tax, and a uniform tax structure capped at 18 per cent instead of a five-tier structure.

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February 14, 2018 2:55 am

The proposal was prompted by a minor stampede at one of the entry gates of the monument in the last week of December 2017. It was also aimed at protecting the Taj from any damage owing to excessive footfall.

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February 14, 2018 2:38 am

The submission came during the hearing of a petition filed by Swaraj Abhiyan, a socio-political outfit, seeking relief measures in drought-hit areas across the country.

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February 14, 2018 2:33 am

The order said the state government was “entitled to make a choice to purchase the helicopter in question”, and that there is “nothing on record to show that the helicopter could have been procured for a lesser price”.