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Assam BJP MLA asked to prove he is India

Guwahati, May 18 (IBNS): As the National Register of Citizens (NRC) updation process is underway in Assam to detect illegal foreigners, a Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) in Assam has served notices to a BJP legislator from southern Assam’s Barak valley and members of his family asking them to prove their Indian citizenship before the tribunal.

18-May-2018
Exhibition titled ‘The Objects in the

Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): To commemorate the International Museum Day, an exhibition titled ‘The Objects in the Archive‘ was inaugurated by Dr. Jayanta Sengupta, Secretary and Curator, Victoria Memorial Hall at Central Research and Training Laboratory (CRTL), the research wing of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM).  

18-May-2018
Food safety is the top most priority of

Kolkata, May 18 (IBNS): There is no authorised unmanned level crossing in Kolkata, said Harindra Rao, General Manager, Eastern Railway here on Friday.

18-May-2018
PM Modi to visit Jammu and Kashmir tomor

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir on May 19, officials said on Friday.

18-May-2018
Swachh Bharat is a prerequisite for esta

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Swachh Bharat is a prerequisite for establishing a Swasth Bharat.

18-May-2018
Pakistan summons Indian envoy over 'unpr

Islamabad, May 18 (IBNS):  Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria over the issue of 'unprovoked ceasefire violations' by Indian armed forces along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary.

18-May-2018
Tejashwi Yadav meets Bihar Governor, sta

Patna, May 18 (IBNS): Taking a cue from Karnataka's political slug-fest over government formation, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday met Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik to stake claim to form the government considering his party as the single largest political party in the eastern state.

18-May-2018
Assam Congress observes ‘Save Democrac

Guwahati, May 18 (IBNS): The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) leaders and party workers on Friday staged a protest in Guwahati condemning Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite B S Yeddyurappa while neglecting JD(S)-Congress claim to form government, despite having numbers.

18-May-2018
Supreme Court judges saved our democracy

New Delhi/Bengaluru, May 18 (IBNS): Reacting to the Supreme Court's order to hold a floor test in the Karnataka assembly on Saturday, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has said the judges of the top court saved democracy of the country.

18-May-2018
SC's order vindicates Congress' stand re

Raipur/New Delhi/Bengaluru, May 18 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said the Supreme Court's order to hold floor test in the Karnataka assembly vindicated his party's stand over the act of Governor Vajubhai Vala, who had earlier granted 15 days to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to prove their majority.

18-May-2018
Karnataka: Supreme Court refuses to give

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): In a jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Supreme Court on Friday ordered a floor test in the Karnataka assembly at 4 pm on Saturday, turning down the saffron outfit's request for more time to prove majority.

18-May-2018
Karnataka: Congress, JD(S) move lawmaker

Bengaluru/Hyderabad, May 18 (IBNS): Adding to the political drama in Karnataka, the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) moved all its elected MLAs from a Bengaluru resort to the one in Hyderabad on Thursday midnight, in an attempt to keep the lawmakers away from an alleged horsetrading by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), media reports said.

18-May-2018
Nine people killed, two injured in four

Guwahati, May 18 (IBNS): At least nine people were killed and two others injured in four separate road mishaps in Assam in the past 24 hours.

18-May-2018
Karnataka slug-fest: Supreme Court refus

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has refused to grant more time to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to prove its majority as the floor test in the Karnataka assembly will be held at 4 pm on Saturday.

18-May-2018
Karnataka slug-fest in SC: Hearing of Co

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): A day after BS Yeddyurappa controversially took oath as the Karnataka Chief Minister, the Supreme Court on Friday resumed hearing of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular)'s plea against Governor Vajubhai Vala's invitation to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form a minority government in the state.

18-May-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mamata Ban

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished ex-PM HD Deve Gowda on his birthday.

18-May-2018
Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa to face Supr

Bangalore, May 18 (IBNS): The Supreme Court will hear petition that challenged the invitation made by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa to form the government in the state.

18-May-2018
Militants decamp with rifles from Srinag

Srinagar, May 17 (IBNS): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday, suspected militants decamped with three INSAS rifles from a Srinagar hotel on Thursday evening, official said. 

17-May-2018
Cleanliness is best way to promote hygie

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cleanliness ensures hygiene and disease prevention and it also creates a sense of social well-being and good mental health. 

17-May-2018
TMC retains dominance in Bengal, heads f

Kolkata, May 17 (IBNS): Amid allegations of massive violence and booth rigging, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party on Thursday retained its dominance in West Bengal by emerging victorious at the Panchayat elections.

17-May-2018
Congress, RJD to stake claims to form Go

Panaji/Patna, May 17 (IBNS): Playing with the strategy of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to assume powers in Karnataka, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will now stake claims to form governments in Goa and Bihar respectively, as the two political outfits had emerged as single largest parties in the two states, media reports said.

17-May-2018
Karnataka impact: RJD leader Tejashwi Ya

Patna, May 17 (IBNS): Amid the slug-fest between the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the formation of the Karnataka government, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaderTejashwi Yadav has raised a question as to why his party was not asked to form the Bihar government despite being the single largest political outfit in the eastern state.

17-May-2018
West Bengal Panchayat poll results : TMC

Kolkata, May 17 (IBNS) : The ruling Trinamool Congress looks all set for a clean sweep in the West Bengal Panhayat elections, winning panchayat seats.

17-May-2018
Jethmalani moves SC against K'nataka Go

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS) :  Veteran  lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Thursday moved the Supreme Court in his personal capacity against the  Karnataka governor's decision to invite the Bharatiya Janta Party to form Government in the state, reports said.

17-May-2018
Amit Shah counters Rahul Gandhi's 'Murde

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah has hit back at his Congress counterpart Rahul Gandhi for the latter's "murder of democracy" comment over BS Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as the Karnataka Chief Minister on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa to waive far

Bengaluru, May 17 (IBNS): In the first move  after assuming office,  Karnataka's new Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa announced waiving of farmers' loans as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)  installed a minority government in the southern state on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Congress, JD(S) MLAs protest outside Kar

Bengaluru, May 17 (IBNS):  Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs have staged a protest outside the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BS Yeddyurappa took oath as  Chief Minister on Thursday morning, media reports said.

17-May-2018
Congress' Abhishek Singhvi hints at BJP'

New Delhi/Bengaluru, May 17 (IBNS): Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi has taken a subtle swipe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by hinting at a possible horse trading by the saffron outfit, which lacks the simple majority, to provide a stable government to the people of Karnataka.

17-May-2018
BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka C

Bangalore, May 17 (IBNS): BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday took oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka.

17-May-2018
Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP over government

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up to form the government in Karnataka, Congress supremo Rahul Gandhi attacked the ruling party and said India will 'mourn defeat of democracy' on Thursday.

17-May-2018
BJP trying to subvert democracy in Karna

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party over the issue of government formation in Karnataka and said it is 'brazenly trying to subvert democracy' in the southern state.

17-May-2018
BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as Karnataka

Bangalore, May 17 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) strongman BS Yeddyurappa is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Supreme Court refuses to stay Yeddyurapp

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): Upsetting the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine, the Supreme Court has orally refused to stay Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa's swearing-in ceremony, which is scheduled to be held at 9 am on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Supreme Court begins hearing Congress-JD

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has started hearing the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular)'s plea brought against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala's decision to invite Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa to take oath, which is scheduled to be held at 9 am on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Supreme Court agrees to hear Congress-JD

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular)'s plea, which was brought against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala's decision to invite Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa to take oath, at 1.45 am on Thursday.

17-May-2018
Karnataka Governor invited Yeddyurappa t

Bengaluru, May 16 (IBNS): Former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday attacked Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala for inviting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa to take oath on Thursday, despite the saffron outfit falling short of a majority mark.

17-May-2018
BJP asked to form Karnataka govt, Congre

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announcing that BS Yeddyurappa will take oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, that Congress party has approached the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing.

16-May-2018
BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as Kar

Bangalore, May 16 (IBNS): In a major political turn, the Karnataka unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday evening announced that its leader BS Yeddyurappa will be taking oath as the chief minister of the south Indian state on Thursday after governor Vajubhai Vala invited the party to form government.

16-May-2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and S

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Suriname on cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration.

16-May-2018
CBI catches ONGC officer red-handed whil

Guwahati, May 16 (IBNS): The sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) have arrested an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Officer in connection with a graft case in Assam’s Sivasagar district on Wednesday.

16-May-2018
Cabinet approves development of Trunk I

New Delhi, May 16(IBNS): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to some proposal of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

16-May-2018
Media should enrich thought process of p

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Media should enrich thought process of people and promote a positive mindset.

16-May-2018
Cabinet approves National Policy on Biof

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved National Policy on Biofuels – 2018.

16-May-2018
14 Congress MLAs in Assam assembly are o

Guwahati, May 16 (IBNS): While the updation process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is going on in Assam to detect illegal foreigners, a BJP leader of the Assam unit said that there are few MLAs in the Assam Legislative Assembly who are of Bangladesh origin.

16-May-2018
Cabinet approves enhancement of budget f

New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): New Delhi, May 16 (IBNS): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for enhancement of budget by Rs.11,330 crore for Network For Spectrum (NFS) project for laying of alternate communication network for Defence Services for release of spectrum over and above Rs.13,334 crore already approved by Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure in July, 2012.

16-May-2018
Police arrest lady drug paddler with hug

Imphal, May 16 (IBNS): Manipur police seized huge quantity of drugs and associated kits and arrested a lady drug paddler at Manipur’s Moreh town along Indo-Myanmar border on Wednesday.

16-May-2018
Siddaramaiah confident that Cong-JD(S) t

Bangalore, May 16 (IBNS): Ex-Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has said he is confident that his Congress and JD(S) will form a government in the state.

16-May-2018
Emirates provides special Ramadan servic

Kolkata, May 16 (IBNS): Aviation major Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th.

16-May-2018
Sonowal reviews flood preparedness in As

Guwahati, May 16 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed the Water Resources Department and other line departments to remain fully prepared to tackle the onslaught of seasonal floods as Assam has the reputation of experiencing flood due to torrential rain in the state as well as in upper reaches of its neighbours.

16-May-2018
Army’s ex-servicemen participate in ra

Guwahati, May 16 (IBNS): An ex-servicemen rally was organised for veterans from Kohima, Phek, Kiphire, Wokha, Zunheboto districts and adjoining areas of Zakhama in Nagaland by 44 Mountain Brigade in coordination with Rajya Sainik Board of Nagaland on May 15-16 at Zakhama Military Station.

16-May-2018
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