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IT department attach several properties belonging to BSP chief's close aide Netram

IT department attach several properties belonging to BSP chief's close aide Netram

The Income Tax Department will attach several properties belonging to Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's close aide Netram. The raids, held last week, were conducted across 20 properties Delhi,

Mar 19, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
Congress and RJD finalise seat sharing arrangement, announcement likely on March 19

Congress and RJD finalise seat sharing arrangement, announcement likely on March 19

The deadlock over seat sharing in Bihar's mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) has finally been solved, sources told Zee News.

Mar 19, 2019, 14:49 PM IST
J&K teenager awarded Shaurya Chakra for foiling terror attack

J&K teenager awarded Shaurya Chakra for foiling terror attack

Irfan Ramzan Sheikh was just 14 back in 2017 when his house was attacked by three terrorists but he forced them to beat a hasty retreat.

Mar 19, 2019, 14:41 PM IST
AIADMK releases poll manifesto for Lok Sabha Election 2019

AIADMK releases poll manifesto for Lok Sabha Election 2019

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) promised to scrap the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and introduce a national poverty eradication initiative in its newly

Mar 19, 2019, 14:15 PM IST
Goa Assembly number game as BJP's Pramod Sawant faces floor test

Goa Assembly number game as BJP's Pramod Sawant faces floor test

The state Assembly has a strength of 40 members, but right now, there are just 36 MLAs.

Mar 19, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
Anil Vij mocks Rahul Gandhi, asks Congress workers to add 'Pappu' to their names

Anil Vij mocks Rahul Gandhi, asks Congress workers to add 'Pappu' to their names

Vij's statement comes at a time when the 'MaiBhiChowkidar' campaign is trending with BJP cadres prefixing 'Chowkidar' to their Twitter handles. 

Mar 19, 2019, 13:12 PM IST
Scrapping NEET top poll plank for AIADMK and DMK in Lok Sabha election 2019

Scrapping NEET top poll plank for AIADMK and DMK in Lok Sabha election 2019

The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) emerged as the top election planks for both the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2019, 13:09 PM IST
Pramod Sawant takes charge as Goa CM; floor test on Wednesday

Pramod Sawant takes charge as Goa CM; floor test on Wednesday

Pramod Sawant was chosen to be the next Goa CM after the death of Manohar Parrikar on Sunday. 

Mar 19, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
DMK releases poll manifesto for Lok Sabha election 2019

DMK releases poll manifesto for Lok Sabha election 2019

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) promised to scrap the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and introduced reservation in private sector jobs in its manifesto for upcoming Lok Sabha

Mar 19, 2019, 12:22 PM IST
Prashant Kishor hits back at Chandrababu Naidu after being called 'Bihari dacoit'

Prashant Kishor hits back at Chandrababu Naidu after being called 'Bihari dacoit'

"Sirji rather than using derogatory language that shows your prejudice and malice against Bihar, just focus on why people of AP should vote for you again."

Mar 19, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors

Pakistan violated ceasefire in Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on late Monday night. 

Mar 19, 2019, 11:16 AM IST
AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has assets worth Rs 13 crore

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has assets worth Rs 13 crore

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi, who has filed his nomination for Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency, has declared assets worth more than Rs 13 crore.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
Determined vs BJP, divided over AAP: Congress weighs its options

Determined vs BJP, divided over AAP: Congress weighs its options

Senior party leader PC Chacko has said that Rahul Gandhi is expected to take a decision on whether or not to form an alliance with AAP in Delhi 'in a few days.'

Mar 19, 2019, 10:24 AM IST
In controversial tweet, Congress' Sanjay Nirupam questions timing of Goa CM's oath ceremony

In controversial tweet, Congress' Sanjay Nirupam questions timing of Goa CM's oath ceremony

Infamous for his controversial remarks, Sanjay Nirupam has said it appears to him that 'BJP was waiting for Manohar Parrikar to breathe his last.'

Mar 19, 2019, 09:27 AM IST
Coalition with AAP will 'harm' Congress in long run: Sheila Dikshit writes to Rahul and Sonia

Coalition with AAP will 'harm' Congress in long run: Sheila Dikshit writes to Rahul and Sonia

Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit has written to party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi saying forging an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Mar 19, 2019, 08:08 AM IST
In a first, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from two assembly seats

In a first, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from two assembly seats

Naveen Patnaik has said he will contest the state polls from Hinjili in Ganjam district and Bijepur in west Odisha's Bargarh district.

Mar 19, 2019, 08:01 AM IST
Elections are like picnics for Gandhi family: UP deputy CM

Elections are like picnics for Gandhi family: UP deputy CM

"They come during elections, have a picnic and go back, only to return after five years."

Mar 19, 2019, 07:35 AM IST
Big responsibility, will take forward Manohar Parrikar's work: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Big responsibility, will take forward Manohar Parrikar's work: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

After hours of hectic parleys between BJP and its allies, Sawant was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Goa on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
Richest MP in India retains seat to fight upcoming Lok Sabha election

Richest MP in India retains seat to fight upcoming Lok Sabha election

Galla Jaydev, with declared assets of over Rs 620 crore, was the richest candidate to contest in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. He will once again fight Lok Sabha election from Guntur.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:06 AM IST
Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as Goa CM at 0200 hrs on Tuesday morning after a day of intense political tussle and speculation. He replaces Manohar Parrikar who had died on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2019, 06:30 AM IST