Punjab Assembly adopts resolution against CAA

Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) After Kerala, Punjab on Friday became the second state to pass a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The Congress-ruled government moved the resolution in the Assembly... Read more »

WB becomes first state to declare it will skip NPR meet in Delhi

Source: Sabrangindia.in A preparatory meeting is scheduled to be held on January 17 in Delhi for upcoming Census and NPR Jan 16, West Bengal has become the first state to declare that... Read more »

After backlash, Sena’s Raut retracts Indira comments

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Following a furore and the opposition’s attempts to make political capital out of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s comment claiming link between former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and... Read more »

Anti-Sikh riots: Police, admin connived to hush-up criminal cases

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Justice S.N. Dhingra Commission, which re-examined 186 closed cases in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, castigates prosecution and police for delaying the appeals after which case records... Read more »

Police denies Davinder Singh was awarded by Home Ministry

Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has denied that Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh, who was nabbed with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu on Saturday, was awarded... Read more »

Kerala Government moves SC against CAA

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) After the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the state government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the amended law. Kerala has now... Read more »

NCP gets Fin, Home, UD for Sena, Revenue for Congress

Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) The much-awaited distribution of portfolios for 32 Cabinet Ministers and 10 Ministers of State was carried out by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Nationalist Congress Party getting... Read more »

Tension prevails in Bengal amid anti-CAA protests

Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Tension prevailed in West Bengal on Saturday, a day after protesters against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) blocked roads and vandalised railway stations, leading to disruptions in vehicular... Read more »

Northeast on the boil for the third day over CAB

Agartala/Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) Agitations in northeast India against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill continued for the third consecutive day on Wednesday with various parties and NGOs including the North East Students’ Organisation... Read more »

26/11 mastermind Saeed indicted by Pak court

Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in which more than 160 died in 2008, was indicted on Wednesday by an anti-terrorism court in Lahore.... Read more »

Nanavati report gives clean chit to Modi in 2002 Gujarat riots

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Nanavati Commission report tabled in the Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday, has cleared the then Narendra Modi government in the state of complicity in the riots that... Read more »

US religious freedom commission calls for sanctions against Amit Shah

New York, Dec 10 (IANS) A US religious freedom commission has called for sanctions against Indian Home Minister Amit Shah if the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) is passed, claiming that the... Read more »

SC grants bail to Chidambaram in INX Media case

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in a case registered by the Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media scam. A... Read more »

Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment Bill

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to provide Indian nationality to Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and... Read more »

Thackeray government wins with 169 votes

Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Maha Vikas Aghadi led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday decisively won the vote of confidence securing 169 votes, considerably higher than the minimum of 145... Read more »

7 from MP killed as minibus plunges in Maha river

Dhule (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed and 19 others injured when a private minibus lost control and plunged into the Bori river here early Saturday, a police... Read more »

Amid camaraderie, MLAs take oath in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Amid camaraderie and cheerful faces all around, some 283 of the total 288 newly-elected legislators of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly took oath of office at the Vidhan Bhavan on... Read more »

Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar, other Maha MLAs take oath

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The oath-taking ceremony of the newly-elected MLAs started at a brisk pace as Pro Tem Speaker Kalidas N. Kolambkar on Wednesday started administering their oaths inside the Vidhan... Read more »

Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar quit after 80 hours in power

Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) In a major political defeat for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday quit, hours after Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar also submitted his... Read more »

Congress and opposition skip Constitution Day joint session

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Dravida Munnetra Kazhgam (DMK) were among various opposition parties which boycotted the joint sitting of Parliament to mark the 70th Constitution... Read more »