BJP, Cong welcome SC verdict on Memon, Owaisi disappointed

 The Supreme Court's refusal to stay the execution of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was today welcomed by BJP and Congress as an action where justice has been finally delivered to the victims while the legal fraternity was divided.

No suitable candidate for Goa Lokayukta: CM

 The Goa Lokayukta's post is lying vacant because of the lack of a suitable candidate, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.

Shiv Sena, BJP want Yakub Memon's 'sympathisers' to be charged with treason

Controversy over execution of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon found its echo in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Wednesday with the Sena-BJP demanding that Congress MLAs who have sent a letter to the President seeking commutation of his death sentence to life, be booked for treason.

DoNER minister condoles Handique's death

Union Minister for Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Wednesday condoled the death of former DoNER minister and Congress leader Bijoy Krishna Handique.

UP challenging Allahabad ​HC order over engineer triggers row

The Uttar Pradesh government`s decision to approach the Supreme Court against a Allahabad High Court order for a CBI probe into graft charges against former a Noida authority chief engineer has triggered a political row.

Hold 'yatras' to build confidence in farmers, BJP tells Karnataka govt

The BJP on Wednesday slammed the state government for "failing" to properly address the issue of farmers suicide and suggested holding "Vishwas Yatras" by prominent people, including agricultural experts, to build confidence among distressed agriculturists.

State borrowings well within limit, Laxmikant Parsekar tells Goa House

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday said the state has been borrowing within the limits as against the picture projected by the Opposition that the government is heading towards a big debt trap.

Gurdaspur terror attack: Pakistan must walk the talk, says BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Wednesday said that Pakistan must "walk the talk" on the issue of counter-terrorism, and maintained that investigation done so far with regard to the `heinous` Gurdaspur terror attack points towards Pakistan`s involvement.

Not siding with Opposition: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Wednesday dismissed suggestions that it was siding with the opposition on the Land Bill to corner the government, but said it has given amendments to the measure in the larger interest of farmers.

Govt did not apply its mind on land bill and GST, says Moily

Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday attacked the NDA government for bringing series of ordinances to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 saying the current dispensation showed lack of application of mind on this key issue.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls all-party meet tomorrow

Amid continuous disruptions by Opposition members, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has convened an all-party meeting on Thursday to discuss better functioning of the Lok Sabha, proceedings of which have been virtually washed out in the Monsoon Session so far.

APJ Abdul Kalam was just an ordinary scientist: Pakistan's AQ Khan
APJ Abdul Kalam was just an ordinary scientist: Pakistan's AQ Khan

At a time when the whole country is mourning the sudden demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Abdul Qadeer Khan, the ‘disgraced’ Pakistani nuclear scientist, has described Dr Kalam as just an `ordinary` scientist.

BJP parliamentary party condoles Dr APJ Kalam's death

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary party on Tuesday paid tributes to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, saying in his death the country has lost a jewel.

J&K AIIMS row: Hunger strike enters eighth day

The chain hunger strike resumed by the AIIMS coordination committee (ACC) demanding setting up of an AIIMS here entered its eighth consecutive day on Tuesday with a fresh batch of protesters taking their turn.

BJP parliamentary party condoles Kalam's demise

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary party, which met here on Tuesday, condoled the demise of former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away in Shillong yesterday evening.

Kalam, best exemplar of the idea of India: BJP
Kalam, best exemplar of the idea of India: BJP

Calling it a nation's "loss of a visionary", BJP Tuesday paid glowing tributes to former president A P J Abdul Kalam with party chief Amit Shah describing him as the "best exemplar" of the idea of India.

BJP using different approaches for Yakub, Malegaon blast accused: Digvijay Singh

BJP government is adopting "different approaches" while dealing with terrorists like Yakub Memon, the death row convict in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, and those involved in Malegaon blasts case in order to protect RSS activists, Congress leader Digvijay Singh alleged on Monday.

Louis Berger case figures in Goa House; BJP corners Congress

Ruling coalition members in Goa Assembly on Monday targeted opposition Congress over the Louis Berger bribery scam, which allegedly involves a former minister of the party.

Goa: BJP legislator demands parole for Pacheco

 BJP MLA Michael Lobo on Monday demanded that imprisoned Goa Vikas Party (GVP) legislator Fransisco Miccky Pacheco should be granted parole by the state government to allow him to participate in the ongoing Legislative Assembly session.

When Ajay Devgn met BJP President Amit Shah
When Ajay Devgn met BJP President Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah has conveyed his best wishes to actor Ajay Devgn for his forthcoming film ‘Drishyam’.