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Om Birla, BJP’s surprise pick for Speake...

Om Birla, BJP’s surprise pick for Speaker

The BJP’s senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for his election, personally led him to the Speaker’s chair after the formalities were... read more »

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
N. Sitharaman is the first female financ...

N. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minis...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country`s defence minister, as the next finance minister – thus making her India’s female finance minister after 48 years. Sitharaman is the first female finance minister after former Prime Minister Indira... read more »

Baba Ramdev asks Opposition to practice 'Kapalbhati' to manage stress for next 15 years
Baba Ramdev asks Opposition to practice ...

Baba Ramdev asks Opposition to practice ‘Kapalbhati’ to manage ...

On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an oath of office and secrecy in a grand ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan Thursday, yoga guru and Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev took a jibe at the opposition stating that they should practice ‘Kapalbhati’ for next 10-15 years in order to manage... read more »

Narendra Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah gets Home, Nirmala becomes first woman Finance Minister
Narendra Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah gets Ho...

Narendra Modi Cabinet: Amit Shah gets Home Minister, Nirmala becomes first ...

BJP president Amit Shah is the new Union Home Minister and former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the fresh Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister. Former Home Minister Rajnath Singh takes over Defence and former Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will take care of External Affairs. The allocation... read more »

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Election results 2019: BJP makes gains; JD(S)-Congress combine trail

The JD(S)-Congress coalition seems to be doing badly with BJP making gains in early trends in counting of votes that commenced across the State at 8 a.m. Of the 28 Lok Sabha... read more »

‘Nathuram Godse a patriot’, says BJP’s Pragya Thakur

BJP’s Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur created controversy on Thursday by saying that Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse “was a patriot.” “Nathuram Godse was a patriot and... read more »

‘Modi not fit to be PM’ Mayawati Attacks Again

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, calling him “totally unfit” for the country’s top job and... read more »

Modi must take history lessons and classes with top BJP leaders: Digvijay Singh

Digvijaya Singh compared Modi with Hitler and Mussolini

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the most infamous dictators of history, Hitler and Mussolini, as he tweeted about the need for love, peace... read more »

AAP leaders sits outside Election Commission office, Protesting A...

Aam Aam Party leaders, led by Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, squatted outside the Election Commission office on Friday protesting against the alleged raids at the party’s call... read more »