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Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister

Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh...

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister

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Navjot Sidhu Should Quit If He Can't Work With Amarinder Singh: Minister Punjab Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot today asked Navjot Singh Sidhu to resign from the state cabinet if he cannot work with Amarinder Singh, a day after the chief minister accused the......
20:24, 05/20/2019

Navjot Sidhu "Probably" Wants To Become Chief Minister: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that his cabinet minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu, "probably" wants to replace him as the head of the state government. His remark comes a day......
15:48, 05/19/2019

Navjot Sidhu Sends Resignation To Chief Minister Month After Quitting Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Punjab cabinet last month amid a long-running feud with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, today said he has sent his resignation to the chief......
10:12, 07/15/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Accepts Navjot Sidhu's Resignation Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as state minister and forwarded the letter to the Governor, sources said....
11:00, 07/20/2019

Punjab Minister Urges Navjot Sidhu To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra Saturday appealed to his ministerial colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu to assume charge of the power ministry, amid ongoing stalemate between Chief Minister Amarinder...
19:36, 07/06/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Calls Navjot Singh Sidhu A BJP Reject Haryana Minister Anil Vij has criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu over his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet, calling the Congress leader a rejection of the BJP....
15:00, 07/15/2019

After Quitting As Minister, Navjot Sidhu Finds Ally In Shatrughan Sinha Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday praised party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said he was "appalled" by his decision to quit the Punjab cabinet, hours after the former state minister......
16:48, 07/14/2019

Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Minister, Tweets Letter To Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who did not take charge of his new ministry after the cabinet reshuffle in Punjab last month, said today he has resigned from the state cabinet....
13:36, 07/14/2019

Amarinder Singh's "Discipline" Retort To Navjot Sidhu's 'I Quit' Tweet Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as Punjab minister a month ago, sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today. "There has to be some kind of discipline," the Chief Minister......
11:48, 07/15/2019

Navjot Sidhu As Delhi Congress Chief? No Such Decision, Says Party Leader As Navjot Singh Sidhu's name circulated in various reports for Delhi Congress chief, a post vacant after veteran Sheila Dikshit's death last month, the party on Wednesday denied any such decision....
10:36, 08/01/2019

"Told Party I Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister": Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, addressing her first press conference after her party's national election setback in Bengal, said she did not want to continue as Chief Minister and had told her Trinamool Congress......
17:12, 05/25/2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha.....
11:36, 06/01/2019

Navjot Sidhu Goes Incommunicado, Speculation Over His Next Move A day after he was divested of key portfolios in a cabinet rejig, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu went incommunicado, fuelling speculation on whether he will take charge of his new assignment....
21:24, 06/07/2019

UK finance minister to quit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond says he'd resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he can't support a leader happy to leave the EU with no deal....
18:00, 07/21/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader who would put a no-deal departure from the Europe...
15:48, 05/24/2019

"Rahul Gandhi Is A Cannon And I Am AK-47", Says Navjot Singh Sidhu Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi came as "Ganga's son" in 2014 but will go as an "agent in Rafale" after the ongoing elections....
07:24, 05/16/2019

PM Modi Will Be Known For Pakoda And Bhagoda Schemes, Says Navjot Sidhu Prime Minister Narendra Modi always runs from questions, and he will be known for it, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Sidhu told NDTV on Tuesday. The 55-year-old, who switched camp from the BJP to....
04:12, 05/08/2019

A Month After Snub, Navjot Sidhu Yet To Take Charge Of New Ministry Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has not taken charge of his new ministry, a month after being stripped of a key portfolio following a public fallout with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh....
20:24, 07/03/2019

"When Are You Quitting Politics?": Posters In Punjab Ask Navjot Sidhu Posters asking Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to keep his promise of quitting politics if Rahul Gandhi lost the elections from Amethi were seen in Ludhiana on Saturday....
16:36, 06/22/2019

"Have Vacated Ministerial Bungalow", Says Navjot Singh Sidhu Navjot Singh Sidhu's rapid retreat from his allotted bungalow, which he can occupy for up to two months after he steps down, comes less than a day after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Punjab......
14:48, 07/21/2019

Navjot Sidhu Gets Another Election Body Notice For Comments Against PM Navjot Sidhu, Congress's star campaigner, has received a notice from the Election Commission over his speech in Bhopal last month in which he had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of stealing money...
21:48, 05/10/2019

"She'll Never Lie": Navjot Sidhu On Wife's Remark Against Amarinder Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu today broke his silence and firmly stood by his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, after she attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, claiming he blocked her attempts to get a party......
23:24, 05/16/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parl...
19:48, 05/23/2019

"Kale Angrez": Navjot Singh Sidhu's Latest Attack At BJP Congress star campaigner Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday urged the voters in Indore in Madhya Pradesh to free the country from the rule of "Kale Angrez" (Black Britishers) and "chowkidars" as he took a.....
11:24, 05/11/2019

"PM Modi Will Go Down In 2019 With Rafale Taint": Navjot Singh Sidhu Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, saying he had come to power in 2014 with a promise to clean the Ganga but will go down in 2019 with the ''Rafale''.....
01:36, 05/06/2019

"Wrong Vote Can Make Your Child...": Navjot Sidhu Warning Is A Jab At PM In an apparent attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Navjot Sidhu on Monday warned voters that a "wrong vote" can make their children "tea-seller, pakoda-seller or a chowkidar......
17:48, 04/29/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
02:12, 06/09/2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Supporters, Says Not Quitting Congress After lying low for weeks following a change in his portfolio in the Punjab cabinet, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu is meeting his supporters again, telling them he remains with the......
16:24, 07/24/2019

Change In Portfolio Will Be Amarinder Singh's Decision: Navjot Sidhu Congress leader and Punjab's Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said any change in his portfolio will be the decision of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh....
15:48, 05/30/2019

"Drama": Akali Dal On Navjot Sidhu's Resignation From Punjab Cabinet Dubbing Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's decision to quit the Punjab cabinet a "drama", opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday asked why he had sent his resignation letter to Rahul Gandhi....
20:36, 07/14/2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls PM Modi's Schemes A Failure Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government over what he called were their "failed policies"....
17:36, 05/06/2019

"Being Singled Out": Navjot Sidhu Hits Back At Amarinder Singh A week after Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh accused cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu of shirking his responsibilities and making controversial remarks ahead of the Lok Sabha......
21:48, 05/30/2019

"Modi-Ji Is Like Bride Who Makes Noise With Bangles": Navjot Sidhu Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has kept up his record of controversial statements, comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a "bride" who only pretends to work...
14:00, 05/11/2019

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European U...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Navjot Sidhu Silent On Rift With Amarinder Singh But Wife Lashes Out Congress leader Navjot Kaur Sidhu hit out at Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and alleged that it was because of him and party general secretary, who is in-charge of the state, Asha......
07:24, 05/16/2019

Navjot Sidhu Absent, But Draws Salary: BJP Leader To Punjab Governor BJP leader Tarun Chugh said the fight between the Chief Minister and the minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has caused a constitutional crisis. I request the Governor to take action in Punjab's interest....
08:36, 07/09/2019

No Navjot Sidhu In Posters In Amritsar Amid Feud With Amarinder Singh Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is missing from the congratulatory posters which have emerged in his constituency Amritsar, implying local Congress leaders have distanced themselves from him in the...
14:12, 07/12/2019

Navjot Sidhu Gets Election Body Notice For "Personal Attack" On PM Modi Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has received a notice from the Election Commission for allegedly launching a personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Ahmedabad on April 17. He....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Protesters in Albania again demand Prime Minister Rama quit Pro-European Union demonstrators want to get rid of Albania's prime minister. Opposition leaders fear the country could lose out on joining the EU if he stays in office....
04:48, 07/09/2019

Punjab Congress Seeks Report On Amarinder Singh-Navjot Sidhu Rift All India Congress Committee's Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari on Tuesday sought a report from the party's state unit over the face-off between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his cabinet colleague......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Rahul Gandhi Days After Ministry Snub Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been at war with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and was moved to what is seen as a less weighty portfolio last week, met with party President Rahul Gandhi.....
10:24, 06/10/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim officials quit in solidarity with minister accused of Islamist ties Eight Muslim government officials in Sri Lanka quit their portfolios on Monday in solidarity with the industry minister accused by the opposition of supporting Islamist militants who killed more than ...
17:36, 06/03/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Italy's prime minister threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has threatened to quit on Monday, saying his fractious coalition needed to swiftly decide whether they want to go to early elections or carry on governing....
19:48, 06/03/2019

British transport minister faces calls to quit after Brexit ferry contracts cancelled Britain's transport minister was under fresh pressure to resign after the government stacked up a 50 million pound ($65 million) loss for cancelling contracts to charter extra ferries to bring in esse...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave...
16:12, 05/24/2019

US secretary of state says he told Russian foreign minister that ‘interference in American elections is unacceptable’ MOSCOW (AP) — US secretary of state says he told Russian foreign minister that ‘interference in American elections is unacceptable’...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Will Decide On Navjot Singh Sidhu's Resignation Tomorrow: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all quit as government exodus begins before Boris Johnson is appointed prime minister Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart, David Gauke, David Lidington, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox and Greg Clark all resign Boris Johnson becomes UK's new Prime Minister...
20:00, 07/24/2019

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, argu...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Harsh Vardhan Cycles To Work On Day One As Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare this morning on a cycle to....
11:12, 06/03/2019

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki...
12:12, 06/06/2019

Irish foreign minister promises to work constructively with PM Johnson Ireland will work constructively with Boris Johnson to resolve the impasse over Britain's planned exit from the European Union, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday after Johnson was elected...
15:48, 07/23/2019

PM Modi Asked BJP Leaders To Work Passionately For Development: Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP lawmakers to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised them to take up a cause of human sensitivity like eradication....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa....
04:36, 06/01/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Mas...
03:24, 05/22/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document se...
04:24, 07/13/2019

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination a...
20:24, 06/30/2019

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Health Minister Meets Striking Doctors; Asks Them To Join Work Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday met doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission Bill and urged them to resume work, saying the legislation is in the interest of doctors,.....
15:00, 08/02/2019

J&K Will Have Polls, Will Still Have MLAs, Chief Minister, Cabinet: PM Jammu and Kashmir will not remain a Union Territory for long, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured its people in his address to the nation this evening, addressing concerns over the government's move....
18:24, 08/08/2019

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as the chief minister" of West Bengal. "The party......
17:12, 05/25/2019

Junta chief elected Prime Minister The former head of Thailand's military junta has been formally elected as the country's next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses of Parliament, consolidating the military's grip on...
11:36, 06/06/2019

"I Was Chief Minister...Did Anyone Talk Of My Bungalow, Farmhouse": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government was committed to bringing in law against instant triple talaq in favour of "Muslim sisters" as per their sentiments and accused the......
16:12, 05/05/2019

Canada Finance Minister says permitting work on Trans Mountain oil pipeline underway Work to obtain building permits for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline started on Wednesday, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said, a day after the federal government approved the contentious expan...
21:24, 06/19/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
22:36, 06/09/2019

Naveen Patnaik Become Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a former ally - which hasmade inroads into the coastal...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Won't Tolerate Mob Killng Or Any Crime: Jharkhand Chief Minister Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has asserted that there will be no discrimination on the basis of caste or religion while dealing with those involved in mob killing or other crimes and anarchy.....
11:12, 07/07/2019

"Spend A Day In Kedarnath": Uttarakhand Chief Minister To PM's Critics Uttarkhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday termed opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kedarnath visit "extremely unfortunate" and challenged the critics to spend a day....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Goa Airport Casinos To Be Open To Only Air Passengers: Chief Minister Only airline passengers would have access to casinos at the upcoming Mopa international airport, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said in the Assembly on Monday....
14:36, 07/29/2019

Gibraltar chief minister discussed Grace 1 oil tanker with UK PM May Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo discussed the detained oil tanker Grace 1 with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Gibraltar said on Wednesday without giving details of the talks....
19:48, 07/17/2019

UK PM May to discuss Grace 1 oil tanker with Gibraltar chief minister British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo later on Wednesday to discuss the detained Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, a spokesman for May said....
15:00, 07/17/2019

BJP's Yeddyurappa Has "Advice" For Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Citing the Supreme Court's decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any legislator....
09:12, 07/15/2019

Goa Chief Minister Likely To Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some coalition members from his cabinet....
00:12, 07/11/2019

Man Arrested For "Abusive" Comment Against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister A 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posting an "abusive" comment against Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel on social media, police said Wednesday....
20:48, 06/12/2019

Man Who Posted Against Tripura Chief Minister Sent To Police Custody A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting "fake news" on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's personal life was Sunday remanded in police custody for two days on charges of forging documents....
03:24, 06/17/2019

"Me And No Other": Ashok Gehlot Explains Why He Was Chosen Chief Minister It was meant to be a routine post-Budget press conference, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot delivered another bolt from the blue taking his detractors by surprise....
21:24, 07/10/2019

P Chidambaram "Only A Burden On Earth": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was "only a burden" on the earth....
10:48, 08/13/2019

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
12:48, 06/14/2019

Uddhav Thackeray's Advice On Decision For Next Maharashtra Chief Minister Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan's comment that the next chief minister is expected to be from the BJP drew a sharp response from Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Saturday....
18:36, 06/22/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
10:24, 05/22/2019

Last Rites Of Ex-Chief Minister RV Janakiraman Held In Tamil Nadu The last rites of former Puducherry Chief Minister and senior DMK leader RV Janakiraman, who died at a private hospital in Puducherry, were performed with full state honours at his native Alathur......
20:36, 06/11/2019

Congress Of 2019 Is Different, Says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Congress of 2019 is different from that of 2014 as the party is giving more importance to regional leaders than it was doing earlier and has also become more aggressive, says Punjab Chief Minister...
01:36, 05/19/2019

Hours After Chief Minister's All-Clear, Vayu Could Recurve In Gujarat Cyclone Vayu, which was expected to make a landfall in Gujarat this week but then changed its trajectory on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, may hit Kutch next week....
06:48, 06/15/2019

BJP's BS Yediyurappa Takes Oath As Karnataka Chief Minister For 4th Time The BJP's BS Yediyurappa was sworn in for the fourth time as Karnataka Chief Minister on Friday, three days after the fall of the 14-month-old Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in a test of......
15:48, 07/26/2019

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Meets PM Modi Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and urged him to resolve at the earliest long pending issues related to 70 lakh tribals and 58 lakh......
22:36, 06/15/2019

Pema Khandu, Sworn In As Chief Minister, Ensured BJP's Win In Arunachal Pema Khandu, sworn as Chief Minister on Wednesday, occupies a special place in Arunachal Pradesh politics as one of the major strategists in ensuring that the BJP's lotus blooms in the northeastern......
14:12, 05/29/2019

"PM Modi Is Self-Obsessed, Indulges In Publicity": Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indulged in theatrics since he took over as the prime minister. He's a self-obsessed man and the people.....
13:12, 05/16/2019

10 Crores Earmarked For Manohar Parrikar Memorial: Goa Chief Minister Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday that Rs 10 crore had been set aside for the construction of a memorial dedicated to former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar....
04:24, 07/19/2019

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,....
12:48, 05/29/2019

"Anybody Who Left Modi Was Eventually Destroyed": Chief Minister Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is on a 4,000-km statewide tour, on Friday said at a rally that those who left Prime Minister Narendra Modi were eventually "destroyed"....
05:24, 08/03/2019

Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister For 15 Years, Known For Transforming Delhi Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away in a Delhi hospital today at the age of 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest. A three-time former Chief Minister of Delhi and former Governor of......
14:36, 07/20/2019

Yogi Adityanath Turns 47, PM Wishes The "Dynamic Chief Minister" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several other senior BJP leaders wished Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath on his birthday this morning who turns 47 today....
11:12, 06/05/2019

BJP Indebted To People: Uttarakhand Chief Minister On Lok Sabha Results Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will remain "heavily indebted" to the people of India for giving the party an unprecedented victory.....
16:00, 05/23/2019

From UP BJP Chief To Cabinet Minister: Chess Enthusiast Mahendra Pandey Leading the charge of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, chess enthusiast Mahendra Nath Pandey has been rewarded for his checkmate against a united opposition in the state....
21:48, 05/30/2019

Is Aaditya Thackeray Running For Maharashtra Chief Minister? His Response Shiv Sena youth leader Aaditya Thackeray today sidestepped a question on his possible candidature for the Maharashtra chief minister's post in the upcoming assembly election, instead remarking that he...
15:12, 07/19/2019

Sheila Dikshit, Three-Time Delhi Chief Minister, Dies At 81 Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who was the longest serving chief minister of Delhi, has died of a cardiac arrest at a hospital in Delhi. She was 81....
14:36, 07/20/2019

Mexico minister who resigned had differences with chief of staff: president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that former Finance Minister Carlos Urzua, who resigned on Tuesday, had differences with the president's chief of staff and businessman ...
15:36, 07/10/2019

University Of Berkeley To Adopt 100 Meghalaya Villages: Chief Minister The US-based University of Berkeley will adopt 100 villages in Meghalaya to start a concept of smart villages and address the issue of urban migration due to environmental issues, Chief Minister......
19:48, 06/28/2019

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Transfers Six Top Police Officers In UP Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Tears Up After State Congress Gets New Boss Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's had an emotional moment on Saturday when he passed the baton of the state Congress chief to Mohan Markam....
04:36, 06/30/2019

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of ...
13:12, 06/06/2019

Ex-Uttarakhand Chief Minister En Route To Joining New Modi Government BJP parliamentarian Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who won from Haridwar in the national election, is set to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government....
13:48, 05/30/2019

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's par...
12:12, 07/17/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Scraps Dress Code Order By Top Official Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today scrapped the order issued by the Deputy Commissioner (DC), Manpreet Singh Chhatwal, Fazilka, imposing a dress code on its employees....
02:12, 07/28/2019

"Bastar Tribals To Get Free Nutritious Food": Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced on Wednesday that tribals living in the forest regions of Bastar would soon get free nutritious food through gram panchayats and access to medical....
11:24, 06/19/2019

Pawan Chamling's Farewell Message After 24 Years As Chief Minister Of Sikkim Outgoing Chief Minister and Sikkim Democratic Front president Pawan Kumar Chamling on Sunday said the people of the state have not rejected the SDF altogether in the Assembly elections, but given it a...
18:12, 05/26/2019

Odisha Chief Minister Resigns From Bijepur Constituency, Retains Hinjili Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today resigned from Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Mr Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from Bijepur......
17:36, 06/02/2019

Ex-Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Dismisses Reports Of Joining BJP Former Meghalaya Chief Minister and senior Congress leader, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Saturday dismissed media report of his joining the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
03:00, 08/11/2019

"HD Kumaraswamy Chief Minister Till Friday": BJP Leader Sadananda Gowda Days after the exit polls predicted a grim future for the opposition, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has claimed that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka will collapse a day......
18:36, 05/22/2019

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
07:24, 07/13/2019

Ex-Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's Entry To Politics Was Accidental Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, who served three terms as the Chief Minister of Delhi between 1998 and 2013, died on Saturday at the age of 81 after suffering a cardiac arrest....
01:48, 07/28/2019

Aaditya Thackeray For Maharashtra Chief Minister? Hints From Shiv Sena The BJP's cantankerous ally, Shiv Sena, has indicated that it would pitch Aaditya Thackeray, the son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, as the Chief Ministerial candidate in the Maharashtra assembly......
05:12, 06/14/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Vows To Compensate Farmers, Hits Out At PM Modi With farmers in Punjab reeling under losses caused by unseasonal rains, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today announced that his government will compensate them should the centre fail to......
19:36, 05/08/2019

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wanted To Serve Goa "Till Last Breath" Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister, died at his son's home in Panajiin on Sunday evening after a long illness. He was 63....
19:48, 04/28/2019

"Cut Money Means Chief Minister": Opposition Leaders' Protest On "Scam" Lawmakers of Congress and CPM Monday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing "cut money scam" and demanded inquiry into the incident....
20:24, 06/24/2019

Top Court Notice To Puducherry Chief Minister Over Tussle With Kiran Bedi The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy over the issue of power tussle in the union territory between him and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi....
10:48, 06/04/2019

Goa Chief Minister Offers Midnight Meal To Flyers In Delayed Flight Stranded at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji airport late last night for several hours, protesting passengers of an Air India Bombay to Goa flight were offered a free meal from an airport restaurant at......
12:48, 06/14/2019

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
07:48, 06/14/2019

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
21:24, 07/20/2019

Iran asks U.N. chief to push back against U.S. sanctions on foreign minister Iran asked U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, describing the move as...
00:24, 08/07/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister, Kiran Bedi Meet To Discuss Budget A week after he staged a walked out, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi came face to face at a meeting of the Planning Board to finalize the budget in Puducherry on......
18:48, 07/13/2019

In Jail Over Murder Of Ex-Chief Minister's Son, Wife Learns Tarot Cards Apoorva Shukla, arrested for killing her husband Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of late veteran politician ND Tiwari, has taken to reading tarot cards in Tihar Jail and shown a keen interest in the......
20:36, 07/14/2019

Maharashtra Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Pune Wall Collapse Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed....
09:00, 06/29/2019

Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa's Cabinet Expansion Today: 10 Points After single-handedly running Karnataka for over 23 days following his swearing-in ceremony on July 26, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will finally get to expand his cabinet today. "Within......
02:24, 08/20/2019

Prem Singh Tamang To Take Oath As New Sikkim Chief Minister Today Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as PS Golay, will take oath as the new chief minister of Sikkim on Monday, a Raj Bhavan source said on Sunday....
04:12, 05/27/2019

Naveen Patnaik Takes Oath As Odisha Chief Minister For Fifth Term Naveen Patnaik, re-elected with a decisive majority in the assembly election in Odisha, took oath as the Chief Minister of the state. Mr Patnaik and his team of ministers were administered the oath of...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Puducherry Chief Minister "Intimidates" Officers To Enact Orders: AIADMK The AIADMK in Puducherry today charged Chief Minister V Narayanasamy with "intimidating" officials to implement government orders lest they should face contempt of court proceedings....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister's Nephew Arrested In 354-Crore Bank Fraud Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an alleged Rs 354 crore bank fraud case. The Central Bureau of.....
05:36, 08/20/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territory's government, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy......
21:48, 05/01/2019

Haryana Woman Beats Mother-In-Law, Chief Minister Reacts To Viral Video A woman grabs her 80-year-old mother-in-law by hair, abuses and thrashes her badly in Haryana's Mahendragarh district, 123 km from Delhi.The shameful act, filmed by a neighbour on phone, was widely......
12:24, 06/08/2019

Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister For 24 Years, Exits As Party Loses Sikkim Five-time Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling's tenure ended in Sikkim on Thursday after over 24 years in power as his party, the Sikkim Democratic Front or SDF lost the state elections to a resurgent...
21:00, 05/23/2019

"India Has Lost A Great Leader": Delhi Chief Minister On Sushma Swaraj Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal condoled the death of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday, saying the country had lost a great leader....
08:00, 08/07/2019

Assam Chief Minister Flags Off Annual Mela At Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple Devotees from across the world thronged the famous Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal hill in Assam's Guwahati to mark the beginning of the annual Ambabuchi Mela - one of the biggest religious......
06:12, 06/23/2019

Meghalaya Chief Minister Praises Supreme Court Verdict On Coal Mining Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday praised as "people's victory" the Supreme Court directive to lift the National Green Tribunal ban on coal mining and said the verdict has upheld......
15:26, 08/15/2019

Hit With Power Tripping, Chief Minister Kamal Nath Votes In Camera Light Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was one of the early voters who turned up on Monday to exercise their voting rights in Chhindwara, where Mr Nath's son Nakul Nath is a Congress candidate....
15:36, 04/29/2019

Algeria's finance minister, ex police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since mass protests forced the resignation of President A...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Chief Minister Orders Probe, 4 Lakh Compensation As Surat Fire Kills 18 Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today ordered an investigation into the massive fire tragedy in Gujarat's Surat. A massive fire broke out at a coaching centre in Surat on Friday afternoon where at...
17:36, 05/24/2019

Tripura Chief Minister Plans To Turn Capital Into World Class City Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said....
11:24, 06/19/2019

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister In his social media posts BJP IT cell member Nitu Bora had claimed the party's government in the state was unable to protect indigenous Assamese from migrant Muslim settlers...
05:12, 06/14/2019

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies.....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Ex-Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda Probed In Land Grab Case The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday questioned former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with a money laundering case wherein land was acquired in the state "illegally"......
20:36, 07/25/2019

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, while asserting that district authorities have been....
03:12, 07/11/2019

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Orders Fire Safety Audit Of Schools Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday ordered a fire safety audit of schools, colleges and coaching centres following a massive blaze which engulfed a four-storey commercial complex in Sarthana,....
01:12, 05/25/2019

Moved Top Court To Ensure Error-Free Citizens List: Assam Chief Minister Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today defended his government's decision to appeal to the Supreme Court for sample re-verification of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying it.....
15:26, 08/15/2019

Naveen Patnaik Takes Oath As Odisha Chief Minister Today: Live Updates Naveen Patnaik takes oath today as the chief minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive time. Along with him, a 20-member Council of Ministers will also be sworn in. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on.....
07:48, 05/29/2019

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's...
01:48, 06/29/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
05:48, 05/30/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the da...
20:48, 07/09/2019

France 'ready to work with Boris Johnson' but will not renegotiate Withdrawal Agreement, minister says France is ready to work with Boris Johnson but will not renegotiate Theresa May's Brexit deal, according to the country's state minister for European affairs....
14:12, 07/26/2019

Defence minister Sajjan says he supported chief of defence staff’s decision to suspend Norman Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he supported the chief of defence staff's decision to suspend Vice-Admiral Mark Norman in 2017, more than a year before he was charged with breach of trust for alle...
08:36, 05/16/2019

Urged Not To Quit, What Rahul Gandhi Told HD Kumaraswamy Rahul Gandhi made it clear he would not continue as Congress president to Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who called on him on Thursday and urged him to reconsider, say sources....
09:36, 05/31/2019

US Intelligence Chief Dan Coats To Quit In August US intelligence chief Dan Coats will leave office on August 15, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, the latest high-profile departure from his turnover-plagued administration....
03:24, 07/29/2019

Sri Lanka Police Chief Refusing To Quit Despite President's Request Sri Lanka's incumbent police chief has refused to step down over the Easter Sunday suicide attacks despite President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday naming his successor....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement....
16:12, 07/21/2019

David Gallop to quit as Football Federation Australia chief executive Polarising figure to stand down at end of yearA-League is transitioning to independent competitionDavid Gallop will stand down as Football Federation Australia chief executive in December, signalling ...
06:12, 07/11/2019

Kyoto animation arson suspect told police his work had been plagiarized The suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years told police that his work was plagiarized and said he used gasoline to torch the renowned Kyoto Animation studio, killing 33 ...
15:12, 07/19/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part o...
10:36, 07/16/2019

Trump Just Told Americans Not to Buy American Products Because He Doesn't Understand How Tariffs Work President Donald Trump was finishing up his Monday morning—this was, of course, after he’d pistol-whipped a panda to death and drank the rancid blood of an owl—and was ready to call it a day when he a...
21:24, 05/13/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
01:48, 07/17/2019

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Police are investigating....
22:24, 08/07/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administratio...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Deputies were told to leave Epstein's jail cell door unlocked and were paid to 'provide security' during his work release Elizabeth Williams via AP Multimillionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein led a privileged life even behind bars, The Washington Post reported, including having his cell door at...
10:36, 07/21/2019

Disney and Netflix should quit Georgia and quit seeking subsidies It’s a story you’ve seen before. Red states pass laws the Left find objectionable, and within days, the entertainment sector threatens to leave that state until conservatives see things their way. Thi...
10:12, 05/31/2019

"Lord Ram's Work Will Be Done," Says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Days after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) scripted a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said that "Ram ka kaam karna hai, Ram....
16:24, 05/27/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
19:24, 04/29/2019

|Economycannotremaininthehandsofafew-minister The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni....
01:00, 06/26/2019

|MarkBarnesmadeimmensecontributionatSAPostOffice-minister Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appreciates the "immense contribution" made by Mark Barnes during his tenure as CEO of the SA Post Office....
19:48, 08/01/2019

|GovtdepartmentsmorethanR600mbehindinpaymentstobusinesses-Minister Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshaveni cited National Treasury data, saying government departments were 30 days or more behind on paying service providers by more than R600m....
19:24, 08/15/2019

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
19:48, 07/08/2019

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
18:12, 06/23/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
22:24, 07/16/2019

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists...
16:24, 07/11/2019

PM May has already set out timetable for her departure: UK minister Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office aft...
13:36, 05/12/2019

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within OPEC against the way that Russia and Saudi Arabia ar...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, sa...
03:48, 06/14/2019

UK trade minister: NHS not 'up for sale' Liz Truss dismissed the notion that a US-UK trade deal would lead to the privatization of the National Health Service. Truss promised to free the UK's trade partnerships from the "EU straitjacket" of ...
09:48, 07/29/2019

Estonian far-right minister goes after one day in office Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Tuesday she had relieved a minister from the far-right party EKRE of his duties, just a day after the new government was sworn in....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Unio...
14:48, 05/24/2019

"Mind-Boggling": ISRO Chief On Work That Went Into Chandrayaan 2 Launch Minutes after India successfully launched the Chandrayaan 2 at 2:43 pm today, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan thanked the engineers involved in the "mammoth task" of ensuring.....
16:12, 07/22/2019

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas...
11:48, 07/16/2019

New Coins Of Up To Rs 20 To Be Released Soon, Says Finance Minister New coins of 20, 10, one, two and five rupees will be released soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, declaring Budget 2019 in parliament on Friday....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators...
21:12, 06/18/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
22:24, 05/22/2019

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
17:36, 06/21/2019

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Er...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election next week...
05:36, 05/07/2019

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
10:24, 05/22/2019

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
00:36, 07/23/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
08:36, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss h...
16:24, 05/23/2019

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
11:48, 07/06/2019

UK finance minister to resign if Johnson becomes PM The UK's finance minister Philip Hammond has vowed to resign if Conservative Party leadership hopeful Boris Johnson becomes the next prime minister, as expected....
19:24, 07/21/2019

| Zimbabwean tourism minister sacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira on Thursday, a statement from Zimbabwe's presidency said, after she was detained over the disappearance of millions of dollars dur...
22:24, 08/08/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Trump’s ‘hit them first’ diplomacy risks war – ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towar...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Estonia President says far-right minister unfit for job Estonia President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Monday that Finance Minister Martin Helme, one of the leaders of the far-right EKRE party, was unfit to serve in the cabinet, citing Helme's attempt to fire ...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Who are the UK Tories in the race to be prime minister? The contest to be Britain’s next prime minister down to seven from 10 candidates; Boris Johnson takes commanding lead in first-round voting by Conservative Party legislators....
16:36, 06/13/2019

How to spot a liar – even if he isn’t a cabinet minister With Theresa May refusing to believe Gavin Williamson’s claims of innocence, and Donald Trump estimated to have told 10,000 fibs in office, how can you tell when someone’s pants are on fire?To be perf...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Candidates vow next Australian prime minister will last Both candidates vying to become Australia’s prime minister in elections Saturday are promising to stay in the job for the entire three-year term and shut the revolving door to high office...
08:24, 05/15/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: Sky British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky reported....
12:24, 07/24/2019

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war betw...
04:12, 06/02/2019

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
14:36, 07/23/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies....
23:24, 05/13/2019

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
12:48, 07/05/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly gui...
07:48, 06/11/2019

| ICC charges Jayasundara for bribery of Sri Lanka minister The International Cricket Council has charged a Sri Lankan team advisor with trying to bribe the country's sports minister to influence an international match....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are ...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Why does Boris Johnson need a jacket that says ‘Prime Minister’ on it? On his visit to a Scottish naval base, the new PM opted for a foul weather jacket, complete with handy description on the lapelName: Boris Johnson’s jacket.Age: New. Continue reading......
18:12, 07/30/2019

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
13:48, 06/12/2019

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Brit...
21:12, 06/21/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
19:24, 05/10/2019

Spain arrests ex-Venezuelan minister on U.S. warrant Spanish police have arrested former Venezuelan minister Javier Alvarado Ochoa on a U.S. warrant as part of an investigation into money-laundering involving the Latin American nation's state oil compan...
21:12, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, in a sign Washington may be hold...
02:00, 07/12/2019

31 Fishermen Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning: Minister A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state......
00:24, 07/08/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
13:24, 07/23/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
00:36, 06/02/2019

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
17:36, 06/03/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said Tuesday....
15:48, 06/25/2019

UK minister: Brexit deal with opposition will be easy if they really want one British aid minister Rory Stewart said on Sunday the government and the opposition Labour Party agreed on almost everything about arrangements for Brexit, and that a deal would be easy to do if its le...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Iran will defend itself against any aggression, says foreign minister Iranian will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his...
15:00, 05/26/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-Venezuelan oil minister asks U.S. court to set aside $1.4 bln judgment Former Venezuelan Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez asked a federal judge in Houston on Monday to set aside a $1.4 billion default verdict against him in a fraud suit brought by a defunct Houston oil compan...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to dete...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $...
11:12, 05/26/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Arabia....
16:48, 05/03/2019

Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday. He was 77. He was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the....
13:24, 07/28/2019

Palestinians won't attend U.S.-led conference in Bahrain: minister Palestinian officials will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to draw investment to the West Bank and Gaza Strip, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday....
14:24, 05/20/2019

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatoll...
00:36, 08/01/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
01:24, 08/01/2019

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister A 25-year-old woman threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head at an election campaign event on Tuesday and was arrested, New South Wales state police said....
05:48, 05/07/2019

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
13:24, 05/23/2019

| US will sanction Iran foreign minister: official The United States will blacklist Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and block "billions" more in Iranian assets as part of expanded sanctions, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said....
16:12, 06/25/2019

Ireland must be open to some international tax changes -finance minister Ireland must be open to considering a broader concept of how companies are taxed in the modern digitalized world, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday, setting out his country's stall in ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to rig...
04:24, 06/22/2019

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media....
22:36, 06/09/2019

Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit....
04:00, 05/26/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation’s southern coast at eight separ...
22:36, 05/21/2019

UK's Hammond quits as finance minister before Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond resigned from the government on Wednesday, following through on a promise to leave rather than serve under incoming prime minister Boris Johnson....
16:36, 07/24/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
13:12, 05/16/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embrac...
22:24, 05/13/2019

It's up to EU to avoid no-deal Brexit, says UK foreign minister Britain's foreign minister on Thursday pressed the European Union to amend the terms of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, saying Brussels would have to take responsibility for a no-deal Brexit if it ...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their ...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Merco...
04:12, 07/04/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
13:36, 05/01/2019

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
00:36, 05/31/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalit...
18:48, 08/16/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
15:00, 06/18/2019

UK aid minister Stewart backing Hunt in race to be next PM Rory Stewart, Britain's aid minister and a former candidate to be the next prime minister, said he would now support Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt over favorite Boris Johnson in the race to succeed Th...
09:24, 06/26/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European Economic Forum this was controversially discussed...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
14:48, 06/18/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisa...
08:48, 05/22/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protest vote opportunity,” as polls suggest that po...
15:00, 05/12/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decide...
21:48, 05/22/2019

UK Conservative Party set to choose new Prime Minister Kim Hjelmgaard on how Brexit and election situations that has led to this moment: the Conservative Party once again choosing the next Prime Minister.        ...
17:36, 07/22/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
01:36, 05/13/2019

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
18:36, 06/18/2019

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic...
11:24, 07/09/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
02:24, 08/13/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are “unacceptable.” The remarks come amid r...
08:48, 05/16/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
00:24, 08/13/2019

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
13:36, 07/13/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary's far right-leaning prime minist...
02:36, 05/14/2019

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the fi...
08:24, 06/03/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much co...
00:24, 07/24/2019

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades, Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-le...
14:12, 06/19/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
21:48, 05/30/2019

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more...
16:24, 06/13/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bo...
08:48, 05/14/2019

"Vilasrao Deshmukh Was Busy Getting Role For Son During 26/11": Minister Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at theCongress and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was only concerned about getting his child a film role even when......
05:00, 05/13/2019

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
20:24, 07/03/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug...
22:12, 05/22/2019

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
04:36, 05/24/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clea...
05:12, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party ...
20:24, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite ...
14:24, 07/23/2019

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
17:36, 06/15/2019

Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89 Labor PM, who served from 1983 to 1991, modernised Australia’s economy and introduced significant social reforms Bob Hawke obituaryTributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageAustralia’...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and...
18:24, 05/18/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior minister....
22:48, 07/24/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal tha...
22:24, 05/20/2019

| Sports minister says PSL blackout grave concern With the SABC not showing any matches from the opening weekend of the Absa Premiership, the South African government has stepped in to try and solve the situation....
20:00, 08/07/2019

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
18:24, 07/12/2019

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
13:36, 05/25/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance to return to power, attention is ...
03:36, 05/21/2019

Dutch minister: cut gas production at Groningen faster Gas production at the Groningen field must be cut more quickly than planned after a relatively large earthquake struck in the far North of the Netherlands, the country's economic affairs minister Eric...
00:12, 05/23/2019

UK defence minister sacked over Huawei leak Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the leak of information about about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Wednesday....
20:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. trade chief says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over North America pact The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat cited probl...
21:24, 06/19/2019

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May ann...
18:12, 05/24/2019

UK interior minister says EU election result 'hugely disappointing' Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his Conservative Party's performance in European elections were "hugely disappointing" and his party needed to unite to deliver Brexit....
11:36, 05/27/2019

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson was announced as Britain’s new prime minister on Tuesday. The New York-born politician won a landslide victory against rival Jeremy Hunt as his party’s pick to replace Theres...
13:36, 07/23/2019

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
21:36, 06/26/2019

Shinzo Abe Set to Become Japan's Longest Serving Prime Minister Japan’s ruling coalition was on course for victory in elections for the upper house of parliament, initial forecasts showed, putting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on track to become the nation’s longest s...
16:12, 07/21/2019

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
23:12, 07/11/2019

China will not allow G20 to discuss Hong Kong, says foreign minister Foreign powers have no right to interfere in ‘internal affair’, says Zhang Jun, as Beijing also calls for trade compromise China has said it will not allow the G20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong iss...
18:36, 06/24/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to cont...
19:00, 07/22/2019

First Rafale Jet To Be Delivered To India In September: French Minister France on Monday said the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation. Thereafter, 35 Rafale jets will be delivered one by one,.....
18:12, 06/10/2019

Ex-Israeli justice minister Shaked to head New Right party Former Israeli justice minister Ayelet Shaked has assumed the leadership of her right-wing nationalist party in September’s unprecedented repeat elections...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Kartarpur Corridor In India To Be Complete By September 30: Minister The construction of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side will be completed by September 30, said Punjab PWD minister Vijay Inder Singla Saturday....
22:00, 06/01/2019

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the pas...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the So...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Egypt to go to Bahrain to 'evaluate' Kushner's plan: minister Egypt will take part in a Bahrain conference this week on Palestinian economic development in order to evaluate the proposed $50 billion "Peace to Prosperity" plan, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said...
16:24, 06/24/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister’s resignation PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere for the third straight Monday to demand the new justice minister’s resignation. The protesters say the minister might compr...
22:24, 05/13/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign ...
14:24, 07/23/2019

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his boss said on Thursday, ratifying Francois de Rugy's...
23:00, 07/11/2019

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
01:12, 05/25/2019

Britain will take part in European Parliament elections: minister Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
16:48, 07/14/2019

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prime minister and his governing Socialists insist the ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Not "English Gentleman": Goa Minister After Knocking Off Officer's Phone A day after a video in which a visibly irritated Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai knocked a mobile phone from a government officer's hand went viral, the politician said on Tuesday that he is....
04:12, 05/08/2019

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental...
09:36, 07/15/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Hacking of Brazil economy minister's cellphone being investigated Brazil's economy ministry is urging Justice Minister Sergio Moro to consider opening a criminal investigation into the possible hacking of Economy Minister Paulo Guedes's cellphone, it said in a state...
18:24, 07/23/2019

"Didi Not Well...": Minister Babul Supriyo Snarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Row Union Minister Babul Supriyo pressed on with his attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after she objected to BJP supporters shouting "Jai Shri Ram" over what she claimed was the BJP......
07:00, 06/03/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself....
18:12, 07/23/2019

Polish sports minister is choice for next WADA president MONTREAL (AP) — Polish Sports Minister Witold Banka is the choice to be the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency. Banka defeated Marcos Diaz of the Dominican Republic in a meeting Tuesday of...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister Iran's military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to counter any threat....
21:36, 05/15/2019

Arun Jaitley Unlikely To Remain Finance Minister: Report Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of the......
12:00, 05/24/2019

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the Octob...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption. A...
18:12, 05/08/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek votes. "Where did that face go?" questioned the......
22:48, 05/15/2019

Rajasthan Minister Says Veer Savarkar Was Against Cow, BJP Hits Back A Rajasthan minister has invoked Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's scepticism over cow worship, triggering protests by the opposition BJP....
22:36, 07/23/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed U.S. sancti...
09:36, 05/14/2019

French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spending Two reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister...
20:12, 07/23/2019

'Aphrodisiac' beavers good for food, says Polish minister Beavers could be a good source of food, Poland's agriculture minister said on Friday, after he outraged animal rights activists by joking the aphrodisiac qualities of the rodents' tails could encourag...
19:12, 06/07/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt ha...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Minister Commends Sushma Swaraj On New Appointment. Not True, She Says Union Minister Harsha Vardhan on Monday made an announcement of sorts when he congratulated BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj for being appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh....
21:36, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadersh...
14:48, 07/23/2019

Cyprus minister: Turkey complicit in migrant trafficking NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ interior minister is accusing Turkey and breakaway Turkish Cypriots of helping to traffick migrants to the internationally recognized southern part of the ethnical...
18:24, 06/24/2019

Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality A minister has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman who was on her way to work as a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting calle...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
03:12, 07/16/2019

214 Deaths Due To Acute Encephalitis Syndrome In Assam: Minister As many as 214 deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) were reported in Assam till July 18 this year, Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday....
17:24, 07/23/2019

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a de...
04:00, 05/26/2019

"I Never Use Foul Language For A Prime Minister," Says Rajnath Singh Amid the ongoing political slugfest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he never used foul language for any of......
21:24, 05/11/2019

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
11:12, 07/22/2019

Denmark's youngest prime minister to lead new government Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen said her minority government will rely on leftist parties for support. Their deal includes bold climate action and increases to welfare spending after years ...
06:00, 06/26/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
02:36, 05/12/2019

New Foreign Minister Replies To Tweets For Help By Indians Abroad Soon after taking charge, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar began engaging with Indians abroad on Twitter and responded to their tweets for assistance, just as his predecessor Sushma Swaraj did....
14:12, 06/02/2019

Priti Patel appointed UK interior minister: statement Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, named Priti Patel as interior minister on Wednesday, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
20:24, 07/24/2019

Indian minister projects ruling party win as polls near end India's defense minister says she's confident her Bharatiya Janata Party will remain in power when general elections conclude this month, and that minorities in Hindu-majority India have nothing to fe...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of th...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition’s campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal prese...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Five Facts About Priti Patel, Britain's New Interior Minister Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Priti Patel as interior minister, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
06:48, 07/25/2019

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
09:36, 06/02/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer...
13:36, 05/12/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral police.”...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Russia will respond to any NATO steps over missiles, says minister Moscow will respond in kind to any steps NATO takes over Russia's decision to suspend a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday, according to RIA ...
09:24, 06/26/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said t...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson: First Commons statement as prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the Commons for the first time as prime minister says the UK could have the "greatest and most prosperous economy in Europe"....
19:00, 07/25/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
12:48, 07/12/2019

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condition of the patient suffering from the disease, the....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Iran foreign minister accuses U.S.'s Bolton of plotting for war Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday....
22:24, 06/25/2019

30 migrants arrive in Italy, minister sequesters aid ship ROME (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea. The head of the Mediterr...
22:00, 05/10/2019

"BJP's Mentality Like Dogs": Madhya Pradesh Minister's Shocker A Madhya Pradesh minister kicked off a storm on Monday, saying that the opposition BJP had a "mentality like dogs" for criticising the transfer of 46 police dogs and their handlers last week....
20:00, 07/15/2019

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Mortality Rate Down Due Thanks To Centre: Minister The mortality rate due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases in Bihar has come down significantly due to strategic interventions made by the central government, Union Health Minister Harsh......
01:48, 06/26/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Kenyan finance minister arrested on graft charges Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of financial misconduct related to the construction of two dams, an unprecedented detention of a sitting minister for corruptio...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Under 'dark cloud' of Brexit, UK minister quits before Johnson becomes PM A British minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the presumed new prime minister takes office with a "do or die" pledge to leave the European U...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Minister: Mexico has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with i...
03:24, 06/09/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago, ...
21:12, 05/10/2019

Ex-minister denied vote to test new British PM's support: BBC Ex-foreign office minister Alan Duncan quit his post on Monday to try to force an emergency vote testing parliament's confidence in a new Conservative prime minister but the speaker John Bercow turned...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
03:00, 05/26/2019

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
06:24, 05/26/2019

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served....
15:12, 06/02/2019

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as Germ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. The day's proceedings will start with one final Prime Minister's Questions session for Theresa May Follow the latest here....
13:48, 07/24/2019