BJP leaders celebrate their win at the party headquarters in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. (Express photo/Vishal Srivastav)
March 24, 2018 12:54 am

Rajya Sabha Election Results 2018: After the success of the SP-BSP alliance in the Lok Sabha bye-elections in the two constituencies, the parties faced a tough competition against the BJP on Friday.

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March 23, 2018 10:01 pm

Modi made these remarks at the BJP Parliamentary Party meet in which party chief Amit Shah blamed the opposition for the impasse in Parliament and asked MPs to hold press conferences in the coming three days in their parliamentary constituencies to highlight the matter

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March 23, 2018 9:45 pm

Sushil Kumar, ship captain, who hails from Nagrota Surian, Pankaj Kumar from Nagorta Bhagwan and Ajay Kumar from Palampur have been reportedly kidnapped by the Nigerian pirates.

BJP's Saroj Pandey wins lone Rajya Sabha seat from Chhattisgarh
March 23, 2018 9:24 pm

Saroj Pandey seems to have got all 49 votes of her party MLAs and apparently two more votes from BSP and independent legislators.

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March 23, 2018 9:36 pm

While nearly three dozen members have already been elected unopposed, polls have been necessitated for 28 seats across six states — Uttar Pradesh (10 seats), West Bengal (5), Maharashtra (6), Karnataka (4), Jharkhand (2) and Chhattisgarh (1)

Karnataka govt accords religious minority status to Lingayat, subject to Centre's subject  
March 23, 2018 8:59 pm

The decision to grant the status of a religious minority to Lingayats on the basis of the recommendation of the Karnataka government now vests with the NDA government at the centre.

March 23, 2018 8:53 pm

On Odisha, there was no clarity on whether the state had a Lokayukta. Accordingly, the bench directed its chief secretary to file an affidavit “as to whether the office of the Lokayuka/ Up-Lokayukta in the state is functional.”

Inconsistency in statements and video in rape case: Tarun Tejpal tells SC
March 23, 2018 8:26 pm

The court asked Kapil Sibal whether his application for discharge has been rejected by the high court. Sibal replied in affirmative and urged the court to look into the case records.

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March 23, 2018 8:19 pm

"One fake news may trigger riots. Someone spreading fake news may himself benefit at personal level, but any such act will cause irreparable damage to the society, to the country," Mamata Banerjee said

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March 23, 2018 8:07 pm

Hearing for the bail petition in the Chaibasa treasury case could not be taken up today and the bench of Aparesh Kumar Singh is likely to take it up on April 6, Prasad's counsel Prabhat Kumar said

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March 23, 2018 8:01 pm

"Pakistan desired peaceful and good-neighbourly relations with India on the basis of sovereign equality and mutual respect. It was important to resolve all outstanding issues, including the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, peacefully through dialogue," Sohail Mahmood said

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March 23, 2018 7:01 pm

The IT ministry is looking into the issue of misuse of data, and exploring steps that can be taken to ensure protection of user information against misuse, without curbing the social media offtake in the country

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March 23, 2018 7:02 pm

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was hearing the plea of Uma Devi Kalburgi, the widow of the slain scholar, seeking a SIT probe into the sensational murder.

March 23, 2018 7:59 pm

Raghuram Rajan, currently a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, was one of the keynote speakers at the #future digital summit organised with the support of the Kerala government to pave the way for the state's digital future. 

March 23, 2018 5:51 pm

Reminding the nation of Bhagat Singh's thoughts on religion and politics, CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury tweeted that the martyrs stood for the separation of politics from religion and that they envisaged a secular future for independent India.

Congress will pursue AAP MLAs' office-of-profit case with EC again
March 23, 2018 5:35 pm

Ajay Maken tweeted, "We will fight it out in the Election Commission again as these 20 MLAs have enjoyed perks. HC has not disputed or denied this. The HC has just asked ECI to look at it again in the light of natural justice!"

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March 23, 2018 5:34 pm

The party stated that the judgement "ignored" the caste oppression and atrocities perpetrated on Dalits on a daily basis

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March 23, 2018 5:20 pm

Hazare said that the door for discussion will be open for the government but his indefinite hunger strike called 'Satyagraha', would continue "till the government comes out with a concrete action plan."

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March 23, 2018 9:26 pm

In a letter to the Secretary Genral of the lower house, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge requested to include the motion in the Revised List of Business on Monday

Govt must seek review of Supreme Court order on SC/ST Act: BJP MP
March 23, 2018 4:17 pm

Udit Raj, a Lok Sabha MP from North West Delhi, said he will raise the issue during a meeting of top BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, at their parliamentary party meeting this evening.