Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena will contest Maharashtra polls together: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

New Delhi: On the eve of the launch of his mass outreach programme aimed at building a momentum ahead of the assembly elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday reiterated the BJP and the Shiv Sena would contest together unlike 2014. Speaking at a function after inducting four MLAs of the Congress and the […]

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Congress MLAs raise deficit rainfall issue in Assembly

New Delhi: With Odisha receiving deficit rainfall during the ongoing monsoon, Opposition Congress MLAs on Friday expressed concern over the situation and claimed that a farmer committed suicide in Bolangir district due to crop loss. The issue was raised by Santosh Singh Saluja, a Congress member from Kantabanji in Bolangir district in the Assembly. “The […]

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Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly speaker to accept their resignation. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, […]

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Congress sends Chellakumar to take stock of situation in Goa

New Delhi: Shocked after 10 of its MLAs joined the BJP in Goa, the Congress central leadership has sent senior party leader A Chellakumar to take stock of the situation in the coastal state. Chellakumar, All India Congress Committee secretary and the opposition party’s Goa in-charge, arrived here on Wednesday night and began discussions with […]

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Karnataka: Another ruling coalition MLA threatens to quit

New Delhi: The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, which is on the brink due to a flurry of resignations, is likely to suffer another jolt with another Congress MLA Monday threatening to resign. Karnataka Minister and Bidar North MLA Rahim Mahmood Khan said he has informed senior Congress functionaries about his grievances and will take […]

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Beef-eating countries treat cows better than India says Cong MLA

Panaji: Goa Congress MLA Pratapsingh Rane on Wednesday said that “countries that consume beef look after their cattle in a much better way”. Adding that cows are mistreated because farmers lack the means to dispose of unsustainable cattle, he said, “Our cows are just cast off, forced to eat garbage and plastic and fall victim […]

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