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Who is Finance Minister: Cong on Jaitley's different info on govt sites
short by Pragya Swastik / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Congress on Monday slammed PM Narendra Modi and asked "Who is Finance Minister of India?" after the description of Arun Jaitley was found different on PMO and Finance Ministry's websites. While Jaitley's description on PMO's website read 'Minister without Portfolio', it read 'Finance Minister' on Finance Ministry's website. The PMO website states Piyush Goyal as the Minister of Finance.
short by Pragya Swastik / 07:29 pm on 18 Jun
BJP MP hired shooters to attack my brother: Kafeel Khan
short by Pragya Swastik / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College's suspended doctor Kafeel Khan today accused Uttar Pradesh's Bansgaon BJP MP Kamlesh Paswan of hiring shooters to attack his brother on June 10. "He was attacked at the behest of Paswan over a land dispute," Khan added. Khan is out on bail after being arrested over several infant deaths at the hospital over lack of oxygen.
short by Pragya Swastik / 06:42 pm on 17 Jun
Can revive Grand Alliance if Nitish Kumar quits NDA: Cong
short by Nihal Thondepu / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
The Bihar Grand Alliance can be revived if CM Nitish Kumar quits the BJP-led NDA, the Congress said on Sunday. This comes amid conflicting statements made by the BJP and JD(U) over seat sharing for the 2019 general elections. Nitish had quit the alliance last year claiming he cannot work as part of the Congress-RJD-JD(U) government due to his principles.
short by Nihal Thondepu / 09:36 pm on 17 Jun
I will ensure security: Kejriwal urges IAS officers to resume work
short by Nihal Thondepu / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
After the IAS Officers' Association said they felt unsafe under Delhi's AAP government, CM Arvind Kejriwal said, "I will ensure their safety and security with all powers and resources available at my command". Calling the bureaucrats a part of his family, he urged them to return to work and end the boycott of the elected government.
short by Nihal Thondepu / 10:25 pm on 17 Jun
Why is Delhi CM Kejriwal sitting on dharna at L-G's office?
short by Pragya Swastik / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and three AAP ministers are on a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's office since June 11, urging him to ask IAS officers to end their 'strike'. Kejriwal accused IAS officers of only working on important files and not responding to ministers' calls. Kejriwal and AAP leaders are also marching to PM's house in protest.
short by Pragya Swastik / 04:26 pm on 17 Jun
5 Delhi metro stations shut over AAP protest march
short by Nihal Thondepu / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
The Delhi Metro has shut five stations in Delhi on Sunday due to the Aam Aadmi Party's protest march to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence. The march is being organised after week-long sit-in protests by AAP leaders at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's house. The AAP was seeking a directive to civil servants who they claim are on strike.
short by Nihal Thondepu / 03:35 pm on 17 Jun
PM Modi doesn't look at me, talk to me in meetings: Kejriwal
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said PM Narendra Modi does not look at him or talk to him during meetings, adding, "The representative of Delhi is not given an opportunity to speak." Kejriwal, who is currently on a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's residence, has alleged that PM Modi is behind the IAS officers' strike in Delhi.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:12 pm on 17 Jun
NITI CEO denies Kejriwal's post on L-G replacing him at meet
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has denied reports on Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal replacing CM Arvind Kejriwal at the think tank's meeting, calling them "totally incorrect". He said this in response to Kejriwal's tweet stating he had not authorised Baijal to attend the meeting on his behalf. This comes amidst Kejriwal's sit-in protest at L-G's official residence.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:05 pm on 17 Jun
CM V Narayanasamy demands full statehood for Puducherry
short by Bulbul Dhawan / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
After Delhi Assembly passed the resolution for full statehood, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy also demanded full statehood for his Union Territory. He claimed Puducherry faces the same issues as Delhi. "(Lieutenant Governor) Kiran Bedi has been slowing down the process of governance by rejecting or delaying the government project, but despite that the elected government is functioning," the CM said.
short by Bulbul Dhawan / 08:10 am on 17 Jun
4 CMs urge PM Modi to resolve problems between Delhi CM, L-G
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
On the sidelines of a NITI Aayog meeting on Sunday, chief ministers of four states— Karnataka, West Bengal, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh— urged PM Narendra Modi to immediately resolve problems of Delhi government. The CMs on Saturday tried to meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in the midst of his protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's residence, but were denied permission.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 04:50 pm on 17 Jun
Punjab CM slams AAP leader for backing Khalistan referendum
short by Bulbul Dhawan / on 16 Jun 2018,Saturday
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has slammed AAP's Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Khaira for backing Punjab Referendum 2020, which seeks people's vote to "liberate Punjab from Indian occupation" and form Khalistan. On the matter, CM Singh tweeted, "Mr Arvind Kejriwal...Please clarify your stand on this and ask your party-men to act responsibly. Do see what this referendum stands for."
short by Bulbul Dhawan / 11:14 pm on 16 Jun
Delhi IAS officers ready for talks with CM Kejriwal
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Delhi IAS officers on Monday said they welcomed CM Arvind Kejriwal's appeal for talks to resolve the deadlock. "We continue to be at work with full dedication & vigour. We look forward to concrete interventions for our security & dignity," they added. This comes after Kejriwal assured their security and urged them to stop the boycott of the Delhi government.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 08:07 pm on 18 Jun
Kejriwal cannot go in someone's house and hold a strike: HC
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Questioning who authorised Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to sit on dharna at Lieutenant Govenor Anil Baijal's residence, the Delhi High Court has said, "You cannot go inside someone's house and hold a strike there." The government advocate called the protest an "individual decision". This comes after BJP MLA Vijender Gupta moved HC seeking an order to end Kejriwal's protest.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 01:00 pm on 18 Jun
Waited for 4 hours, weren't allowed to meet Delhi CM: Mamata
short by Rini Sinha / on 16 Jun 2018,Saturday
Speaking about four chief ministers being denied permission to meet CM Arvind Kejriwal, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said, "We waited for 3-4 hours." Mamata, along with chief ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka have extended their support to Kejriwal's sit-in protest. She added that they'll demand PM Modi's intervention into the matter at NITI Aayog meeting tomorrow.
short by Rini Sinha / 11:32 pm on 16 Jun
We feel frightened, being used for political ends: IAS body
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
Amid protests led by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal against a "strike" by IAS officers, the IAS association has said, "We are feeling frightened and victimised. We are being used for completely political reasons." The IAS body rubbished the allegations levelled by Kejriwal, and raised the issue of the alleged manhandling of the Delhi Chief Secretary by AAP leaders.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 08:44 pm on 17 Jun
Guj orders inquiry into rumours of CM Rupani's resignation
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
The Gujarat government on Saturday ordered the police cyber cell to conduct a probe into rumours of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's "impending resignation" circulating on social media for the last couple of weeks. The probe is aimed at nabbing those trying to create "instability" in Gujarat, the government said. Rupani had dismissed the rumours and called them "baseless".
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 07:52 pm on 17 Jun
Karne mein zero, dharne mein hero: BJP leader on AAP protest
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Talking about AAP's protests seeking directives against IAS officers' alleged strike, union minister and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "Karne mein zero, dharne mein hero, karna kuch nahi dharna sab kuch." This mindset has destroyed the trust people of Delhi put in AAP, he added. CM Arvind Kejriwal's sit-in protest at the L-G residence has entered its second week.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 01:13 pm on 18 Jun
Delhi minister hospitalised on day 7 of protest at L-G house
short by Niharika Prabhakar / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Kumar Jain was admitted to the hospital on Sunday, the 7th day of the ongoing protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's official residence. Jain was protesting along with CM Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Cabinet Minister Gopal Rai. They have been demanding that IAS officers end their 'undeclared strike'.
short by Niharika Prabhakar / 09:43 am on 18 Jun
Rahul calls Kejriwal, BJP protests 'drama' hurting Delhiites
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday called the protests by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the BJP a "drama" hurting Delhiites. "Delhi CM, sitting in Dharna at LG office. BJP sitting in Dharna at CM residence. Delhi bureaucrats addressing press conferences. PM turns a blind eye to the anarchy; rather nudges chaos & disorder," he tweeted.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 07:54 pm on 18 Jun
Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav bans media from new residence
short by Bulbul Dhawan / on 16 Jun 2018,Saturday
Interacting with the media during Eid celebrations, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said he will never invite the media to his new residence. "You say something and show something else," he added. His statement is an apparent reference to the media's coverage of damages to his government bungalow which he vacated earlier this month.
short by Bulbul Dhawan / 11:40 pm on 16 Jun
Sitharaman extremely weak, inactive: Sena on martyr's death
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Slamming Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the killing of abducted Army jawan Aurangzeb by terrorists, an editorial in Shiv Sena's newspaper 'Saamana' said she was "extremely weak, inactive and faceless". "We are doing more damage to the country by giving charge of Defence Ministry to a person like this," it added. Aurangzeb was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Kashmir.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 03:05 pm on 18 Jun
Kejriwal is a born-naxalite: Swamy on protest at L-G house
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
Stating that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is a "born-naxalite", BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy questioned why chief ministers of several states were extending support to his protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's residence. Kejriwal has been on a sit-in protest at Baijal's residence seeking action against IAS officers who he claims are boycotting work and government meetings.
short by Ayushi Ahluwalia / 01:55 pm on 17 Jun
Kejriwal's dharna only stunt to rally anti-BJP parties: BJP
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 17 Jun 2018,Sunday
Delhi Opposition Leader Vijender Gupta on Sunday accused CM Arvind Kejriwal of resorting to a "political stunt" in a bid to form an "anti-BJP, anti-Narendra Modi" front ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He asked Kejriwal to look beyond "political interests" and resume work. He also mentioned a conference held by the CMs of four states in Kejriwal's "favour."
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 08:43 pm on 17 Jun
BSP rules out alliance with 'desperate' Congress in MP
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Stating that it will contest from 55-60 seats in the upcoming assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, BSP said there has been no talk of an alliance with the Congress for the polls. Claiming that the Congress was spreading rumours as it was "desperate" for a pre-poll tie-up, the BSP said, "Congress has more to gain with an alliance than us."
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 08:26 am on 18 Jun
Kejriwal isolated, seeking support from everywhere: Congress
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / on 18 Jun 2018,Monday
Defending its decision not to join opposition parties in supporting Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in his standoff with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, the Congress on Sunday said, "Kejriwal... is feeling isolated and seeking support from everywhere." It called Kejriwal's "dharna in an air-conditioned room" a "drama" and said AAP does not stand for any ideology.
short by Aarushi Maheshwari / 08:42 am on 18 Jun
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