At Oath-taking Ceremony of New MLAs, Supriya Sule’s Welcome Hug for Cousin Ajit & Some Words of Advice

Addressing the media, Sule said she never had any rift with her ‘dada’ (brother) who had stunned the NCP by engineering a midnight coup with the BJP.   Mumbai: In a sign of thawing ties, NCP leader Supriya Sule on Wednesday welcomed her cousin and former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar to the oath-taking ceremony of new Maharashtra…

Fadnavis Gets 24-Hour Breather as SC Reserves Order on Floor Test Till 10:30am Tomorrow

The Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP has filed a plea against the governor’s decision to swear in BJP leader Fadnavis as chief minister and NCP’s Ajit Pawar as deputy chief minister in the early hours of Saturday. New Delhi: The Supreme Court will give its order on Maharashtra government formation on Tuesday, the apex court said while hearing the…

Rajnath Singh Holds Meeting With Top IAF Commanders to Review Regional Security Scenario

The commanders will be deliberating extensively on the need for focusing IAF’s capability in the field of space, cyber, artificial intelligence and drone technology, the officials said. New Delhi: Top commanders of the Indian Air Force on Monday brainstormed over the evolving security scenario in India’s neighbourhood and explored ways to further bolster the country’s…

PM Modi Thanks People for Maturity, Patience Displayed after Ayodhya Verdict in Mann Ki Baat

In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme, Modi said 130-crore Indians have once again proved that for them, there is nothing bigger than national interest.   New Delhi: The patience, restraint and maturity displayed by the people after theSupreme Court delivered its verdict in the Ayodhya case proves that there is nothing bigger than…

NCP Claims All MLAs Except Ajit Pawar Back in Fold as Parties Make Last-ditch Effort to Keep Flock United

NCP’s Daulat Daroda and Anil Patil were the latest MLAs to be traced to a hotel in Gurugram from where they were brought to Mumbai by the cadre.   Mumbai: Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on a petition filed by the Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena combine, the Sharad Pawar-led party claimed that all its MLAs except Ajit…

Maharashtra Govt Formation LIVE: Fadnavis Back as CM After Maha Twist, Sharad Pawar Says NCP Not Supporting BJP

Maharashtra government formation LIVE Updates: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar seems to be equally miffed with his nephew Ajit’s decision to join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). “I came to know at 7 am today about Ajit Pawar. I did not know before that. I will hold a press conference in…

21-Year-Old Jaipur Boy Cracks Judicial Exam in 1st Attempt, Set to Become Youngest Judge in India

Singh, who completed his five-year LLB from Rajasthan University in April, said he is elated with the success.   At just 21 years of age, Mayank Pratap Singh from Mansarovar in Jaipur has made history by cracking the Rajasthan Judicial Services exam in his very first attempt. He is now set to become the youngest…

Malegaon Blast Accused Pragya Thakur Nominated to 21-MP House Panel on Defence

Thakur had defeated former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in the Lok Sabha polls earlier this year. New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur, accused in the Malegaon blast case, has been nominated to the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence headed by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.…

16-15-12 Cabinet Berth Formula, Speaker’s Post & Polls: Contours of Congress-NCP Alliance With Sena

The Sena and BJP had contested the October Assembly polls together and jointly won 161 seats, before Uddhav’s party started insisting on equal sharing of the chief ministerial tenure that led to acrimony and stalemate in government formation. Mumbai: Almost a month after the results of the Maharashtra elections were declared, there has been no let-up…