Economy in Slump, India Faces Bigger Test as Climate Summit Begins With ‘Point of No Return’ Warning

Although, India has been arguing that its per capita carbon emissions are far less than any of these countries, it is still the fourth largest emitter of carbon in the world after China, US and EU.   As more than 190 countries converge at the Spanish capital of Madrid for the two week-long annual climate…

Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: 15 Killed as Houses Collapse in Coimbatore Due to Downpour; Schools & Colleges Shut

Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: Schools and colleges are shut in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the Met department issued a flood alert after heavy rainfall in the state.   Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: Schools and colleges are shut in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the Met department issued a flood alert after heavy rainfall in…

Congress’s Nana Patole is Maharashtra Assembly Speaker After BJP Withdraws Candidate from Race

Patole, who comes from the OBC Kunabi community in Vidarbha region, was the first BJP MP to rebel against his party during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first term between 2014 and 2019.   Nana Patole, the candidate of the Sena-NCP-Congress combine for the post of the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker, was elected unopposed on Sunday after…

‘BJP Ungraceful Loser, Ran Away from Floor Test’: Cong and NCP on Walkout During Thackeray Govt’s Trust Vote

The Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance cleared the floor test with 169 votes in its favour. The BJP’s 105 MLAs walked out before head count began in the 288-member House.   Mumbai: The NCP and Congress on Saturday accused the BJP of being “ungraceful losers” and running away from the Assembly after the opposition party staged a walkout…

Maharashtra Floor Test LIVE Updates: Speaker Post & Confidence Vote on Mind, Maha Vikas Aghadi Leaders to Meet Shortly

Maharashtra Floor Test LIVE Updates: Day after formally taking charge of chief minister’s office, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray along with the Maha Vikas Aghadi government will face the floor test in the Assembly today. The three-party alliance is likely to have a smooth sail in the House as the ruling combine has claimed support…

Confident of India Becoming Permanent Member of UNSC One Day: MEA S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said it takes a long and patient effort for getting permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council and India is neither lacking in perseverance or aspirati New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expressed confidence in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that India would become a permanent member of the…

‘Terrorist Pragya Calls Terrorist Godse a Patriot’: On Twitter, Rahul Gandhi Tears Into BJP MP

BJP’s controversial Bhopal lawmaker was on Thursday axed from the parliamentary consultative committee on defence and barred from the party’s parliamentary meetings for the winter session after her remark invited criticism from the Opposition.   Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said BJP MP Pragya Thakur’s remarks glorifying Nathuram Godse, which are now expunged, reflect…

By-election Results 2019 LIVE: Reply to BJP’s Arrogance, Says Mamata as TMC Wins Kaliaganj, Kharagpur

By-election Results 2019 Live Updates: In good news for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the TMC won the Kaliaganj and Kharagpur Sadar seats. By-election Results 2019 Live Updates: In good news for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the TMC won the Kaliaganj and Kharagpur Sadar seats. TMC’s Tapan Deb Sinha beat his nearest…

PM Modi Avoids Hotels, Takes Bath at Airport Terminals During Technical Halts, Says Amit Shah

Amit Shah said the security cover of SPG has been misused or its norms have been violated on several occasions by the Gandhi family but Narendra Modi, who has been provided state security for the past 20 years, has never violated the security blue book. New Delhi: For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cost cutting seems to…

Lok Sabha Passes SPG Bill After Congress Walkout Over Amit Shah’s Statement on Gandhis

The SPG will now protect the prime minister and members of his immediate family residing with him at his official residence.   New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the Special Protection Group (SPG) Act. The amendment says the SPG will now protect only the Prime Minister and members of his…