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Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

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Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot New Leader Of Rajya Sabha Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has been appointed as the leader of Rajya Sabha. He will replace BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley, who opted out of the government citing health reasons...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Union Minister S Jaishankar, Another BJP Nominee Win Rajya Sabha By-Poll The BJP's two candidates from the two Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats -- vacated by Union ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani - won the by-elections today, winning over 100 votes. Though a formal......
21:00, 07/05/2019

Happy That There Will Be Continuity: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal took charge of the railway ministry on Friday and said he was happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reassigned the portfolio to him as it would mean "continuity" in the work of the....
15:36, 05/31/2019

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
08:00, 07/18/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Is BJP's Rajya Sabha Candidate From Gujarat The BJP today fielded External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and party leader JM Thakor as its nominees for the by-elections to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. The move came hours after Dr Jaishankar, a...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Samajwadi Leader Quits Party, Rajya Sabha; May Join BJP, Say Sources Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Neeraj Shekhar today quit the Rajya Sabha and his party too. Neeraj Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, is on his way to the ruling BJP, sources....
15:48, 07/15/2019

BJP's Go-To Man Piyush Goyal Retains Cabinet Post From the BJP's treasurer to its go-to man who has held coal, power, railways and finance portfolios, 54-year-old Piyush Goyal's rise has been phenomenal....
00:00, 05/31/2019

India Must Get Back To 19-20% Export Growth: Piyush Goyal Trade deficit during the month shrank significantly to $13.43 billion from $18.63 billion in July 2018 as imports contracted 10.43 per cent to $39.76 billion....
17:36, 09/12/2019

No Plan To Raise Rail Fares For Now: Piyush Goyal There is no proposal to hike rail fare even as price of diesel has gone up as a result of increase in excise duty and cess, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in the Rajya Sabha on Friday....
15:12, 07/26/2019

Arun Jaitley Was Symbol Of Honest Politics: Piyush Goyal Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday condoled senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley's death and said that his demise has caused "irreparable loss" to the country....
08:12, 08/25/2019

Possiblity Of "Little Delay" In Bullet Train Project: Piyush Goyal Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Friday rejected opposition's allegation that the government is working to privatise the national transporter, but said the ministry will invite investments for new......
22:36, 07/12/2019

Bullet Train Project To Be Completed By 2023, Says Piyush Goyal The Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR), also known as Bullet Train Project will be completed by 2023, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in the Rajya Sabha today....
15:12, 07/26/2019

India Well Placed To Deal With Global Trade Crossfire, Says Piyush Goyal Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said India is well placed to handle the "crossfire" resulting from global trade war on the strength of the country's economy....
14:36, 06/21/2019

Piyush Goyal Clarifies As "Einstein Discovered Gravity" Remark Goes Viral Union minister Piyush Goyal's defence of the economy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government led to an inadvertent error on the discovery of gravity, setting Twitter buzzing. Jokes and memes.....
15:24, 09/12/2019

Investment Of Rs 50 Lakh Crore Planned For Railways By 2030: Piyush Goyal Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the government was eyeing investment of Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world....
01:00, 07/07/2019

India's First Underwater Metro To Start Soon, Piyush Goyal Shares Video The first underwater train in India will be operational under Kolkata's Hooghly River, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Thursday. He also posted an Indian Railways video on the......
18:24, 08/08/2019

Riteish Deshmukh Hits Back At Piyush Goyal For Attacking His Father Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh has hit back at Union Minister Piyush Goyal, who had claimed his father, former Maharahashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who died in 2012, was only concerned......
22:00, 05/13/2019

"Bhai Einstein": Twitter Imagines Newton's Reaction To Piyush Goyal Gaffe Union Minister Piyush Goyal's statement on gravity set Twitter buzzing today. Mr Goyal was attending a trade event when he confused Issac Newton with Albert Einstein - a gaffe that led to a ton of......
18:24, 09/12/2019

"Weird Statements": Yashwant Sinha Slams Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday questioned Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's claim that rise of Ola and Uber affected the automobile sector, asking why the sales of trucks should also...
21:12, 09/14/2019

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
23:12, 07/03/2019

Instant View: Mexican finance minister quits, deputy named successor Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
00:36, 07/10/2019

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
06:24, 07/10/2019

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Arun Jaitley, Senior BJP Leader And Former Union Minister, Dies At 66 Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has died at Delhi's AIIMS hospital, days after he was admitted following complaints of breathlessness. He was 66....
11:00, 08/24/2019

After Epic Win, BJP May Be On Course To Dominate Rajya Sabha The BJP-led National Democratic alliance (NDA) is likely to dominate the Rajya Sabha by 2021, which will give the government a free hand to clear legislation....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Two BJD Candidates, One From BJP Elected To Rajya Sabha From Odisha Two BJD candidates and a BJP nominee supported by the regional party were Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha in the by-elections held here for three vacant seats in the state....
05:48, 06/29/2019

S Jaishankar Likely To Be Elected To Rajya Sabha From Gujarat External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, a surprise inclusion in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet, is likely to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat....
14:24, 06/04/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes POCSO Amendment Bill The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besides providing stringent punishments for other crimes...
16:24, 07/24/2019

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
14:00, 07/17/2019

Opposition To Head 5 Rajya Sabha Parliamentary Committees, BJP Gets 3 Opposition members of Rajya Sabha will chair five of the eight Department Related Standing Committees (DRSCs) of the upper house which were approved by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu....
21:12, 09/14/2019

PM Modi's First Address In Rajya Sabha After Elections: Top 10 Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the upper house of the parliament this afternoon as he replied to the President Ram Nath Kovind's joint address to the parliament last week. This is his first......
12:12, 06/26/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
15:12, 07/08/2019

DMK Snubs Manmohan Singh For Rajya Sabha. Congress Now Looks At Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's road to the Rajya Sabha has once again been re-routed after the Congress and its ally DMK failed to agree on a seat for him from Tamil Nadu. After Assam, Gujarat...
18:12, 07/02/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Takes Oath As Rajya Sabha Member Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan,who was last week elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar, Monday took oath as a member of of the Upper House. When the House met for the day, Chairman M......
10:24, 07/01/2019

Allow Lawmakers To Witness Chandrayaan-2 Launch: Appeal In Rajya Sabha A suggestion to allow Parliament members to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission on July 15 was made in Rajya Sabha, with the government saying it will discuss it with the Indian Space Research...
19:24, 06/27/2019

Issue Of Forced Religious Conversion In Pak Figures In Rajya Sabha A demand to mount international pressure on Pakistan over the issue of forceful religious conversion of minority Hindu and Sikh girls was raised in Rajya Sabha on Thursday....
13:36, 07/25/2019

"No Discussion" From Congress After J&K Move: Ex-Rajya Sabha Chief Whip Former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha Bhubaneswar Kalita on Sunday alleged that it did not discuss anything with party members regarding the scrapping of the provisions of Article 370, shortly......
20:12, 08/18/2019

High Drama In Rajya Sabha During Voting On RTI Amendment Bill The Parliament on Thursday approved an amendment to the Right to Information or RTI Act that gave the government powers to decide salary and service terms of the statutory body head and its members,.....
03:24, 07/26/2019

No Common Pattern Of Mob Lynching, Centre Tells Rajya Sabha There is no common pattern of mob lynching across the country with incidents occurring in different states ruled by different political dispensations, the government said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
07:48, 07/25/2019

Manmohan Singh Files Nomination For Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the Congress candidate for by-polls to a Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan. He filed his nomination in state capital Jaipur on Tuesday....
10:48, 08/13/2019

Bill To Bifurcate Jammu And Kashmir Cleared By Rajya Sabha The bill to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Rajya Sabha today, with several opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding......
16:00, 08/05/2019

RTI Bill Set To Clear Rajya Sabha As Government Secures Numbers The Right To Information (RTI) bill proposing significant changes to the transparency law is set to pass the Rajya Sabha test despite the opposition's objections, with the government bringing the......
13:36, 07/25/2019

"Congress Ignored J&K, But We Gave It Power": Amit Shah In Rajya Sabha Union Home Minister Amit Shah today launched a scathing attack on the way subsequent Congress governments at the centre had "ignored" the people of Jammu and Kashmir since Independence, and claimed......
19:00, 07/01/2019

RTI Amendment Bill To Be Tabled In Rajya Sabha Amid Opposition The RTI Amendment Bill 2019 will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha amid criticism from the opposition parties, which called it the "RTI Elimination Bill"....
07:00, 07/24/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Give 2 Zero Hour Notices In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians today gave Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over two different issues pertaining to the Centre's recent proposals....
07:48, 07/08/2019

Rajya Sabha Again Witnesses Uproar Over Extension Of Sitting Post 6 PM The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday again witnessed uproar by the opposition members, over extension of sitting of the upper house in the evening beyond 6 PM, to pass the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act....
20:36, 08/01/2019

Former PM Manmohan Singh Elected Unopposed To Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on Monday got elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan unopposed after the opposition BJP failed to field a candidate against him. The bypoll was necessitated by....
17:36, 08/19/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Bill On Voluntary Use of Aadhaar As ID Proof Moved In Rajya Sabha A bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for opening bank accounts and getting mobile connections was moved in Rajya Sabha on Monday....
21:24, 07/08/2019

In Rajya Sabha, Most States Support Retaining Death Penalty Ninety per cent of the states have supported retaining death penalty in the country, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Friday where a private member's bill seeking abolition of capital punishment...
01:24, 07/27/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor....
20:12, 07/31/2019

Parliament Live Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned For Three Hours Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reply to the Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the joint sitting of both the Houses. On Monday, lawmakers took up the discussion......
08:36, 06/25/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill The Rajya Sabha on Monday approved amending the three-year-old Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), providing clarity about preference to secured lenders over operational creditors and giving lenders...
23:24, 07/29/2019

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
20:12, 08/14/2019

Parliament Session LIVE Updates: PM Modi To Speak In Rajya Sabha The Parliament will meet for the eighth day today and various bills including the Aaadhar and other laws (Amendment) bill 2019 and the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) bill 2019 are expected to be.....
09:48, 06/26/2019

Day After Triple Talaq Bill Clears Rajya Sabha, President Gives Assent President Ram Nath Kovind today gave his assent to a legislation aimed at banning the "Triple Talaq", a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, a day after it....
05:48, 08/01/2019

Top Court To Hear Congress' Petition On Simultaneous Polls To Rajya Sabha The Supreme Court will tomorrow hear a petition by the Congress to hold simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani moved to the Lok....
08:24, 06/18/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon On Monday, the government had introduced 8 bills in Parliament. The Aadhaar Amendment bill was passed which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get...
08:36, 07/09/2019

By-Polls For Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha Seats On August 26 By-elections to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will be held on August 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday....
20:36, 08/01/2019

Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir In Rajya Sabha Union home minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today....
11:48, 07/01/2019

Rename Bengal To Bangla: Trinamool Congress MP Demands In Rajya Sabha The TMC Thursday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal be renamed as Bangla in three languages-- Bengali, English and Hindi to restore the actual identity of the Bengali people....
19:24, 06/27/2019

Congress Issues Whip, Asks Lawmakers To Be Present In Rajya Sabha The Congress today issued a three-line whip to its lawmakers to be present in Rajya Sabha. The notification was issued to the Congress parliamentarians a day after PM Modi slammed the Opposition for.....
10:36, 06/27/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Over Demand For Postal Exam In Tamil Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned thrice during the pre-lunch period after repeated protests by Tamil parties led by the AIADMK over their demand that the exam for postmen be......
13:00, 07/16/2019

Panel Ensuring Balanced Coverage Of Rajya Sabha By Doordarshan: Centre The government on Monday said that a committee is keeping a constant watch to ensure that public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) covers both treasury and opposition benches in the Rajya Sabha in a......
15:12, 07/01/2019

Centre's Kashmir Move Wins Support From Unlikely Quarters In Rajya Sabha On the abolition of Article 370 -- from which Jammu and Kashmir derived special status --- and the reorganization of the state into two Union Territories, the government today won support from......
15:36, 08/05/2019

Top Court Rejects Congress Petition Against Separate Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today rejected a petition by the Congress against holding separate bypolls to two seats in Gujarat that have fallen vacant after BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani moved to the Lok......
08:36, 06/25/2019

Bill On 'Triple Talaq' Clears Rajya Sabha, Centre Says 'Historic Day' The contentious bill to ban 'Triple Talaq', which failed the Rajya Sabha test last time, sailed through the upper house today aided by a series of walkouts and abstentions. The bill, which sought to.....
19:00, 07/30/2019

25,000 School Children In Delhi Addicted To Drugs: Rajya Sabha Lawmaker Concerns were raised in Rajya Sabha today over children falling into the trap of drugs, with a Congress member saying that 25,000 school children in Delhi have turned drug addicts....
12:36, 07/31/2019

S Jaishankar Most Qualified, Jugalji Thakor Richest Rajya Sabha Nominees Affidavits filed by four candidates for the Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat have revealed that BJP nominee and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is the most qualified among them....
06:48, 06/26/2019

Rajya Sabha Bids Farewell To Five Retiring Members From Tamil Nadu The Rajya Sabha todaybid farewell to five of its members from Tamil Nadu, who are retiring today after completion of their terms, with V Maitreyan turning emotional during his farewell speech....
12:36, 07/24/2019

Former Congress Rajya Sabha Chief Whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita Joins BJP Bhubaneshwar Kalita, former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha who resigned from the House earlier this week opposing the party's stand on the government's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, joined the.....
21:12, 08/09/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthen the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the country's primary anti-terror body,through a voice vote today. This development comes two days after the...
17:24, 07/17/2019

BJP Announces Ex-Samajwadi Member Neeraj Shekhar As Rajya Sabha Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, the son of late Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar who left the Samajwadi Party and joined BJP, was on Thursday announced as the party's candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar......
22:00, 08/08/2019

Bill On "Triple Talaq" In Rajya Sabha Today, BJP Issues Whip To Lawmakers The government has listed the contentious Triple Talaq Bill, which aims to curb the controversial Islamic practice of instant divorce, for consideration and passage in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The....
23:24, 07/29/2019

Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls, Gujarat Congress Shifts MLAs To Mount Abu Ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat on Friday, the state Congress has decided to shift its legislators to Mount Abu, a popular hill station in adjoining Rajasthan, said party......
20:24, 07/03/2019

"India Rejoices Today": PM After Rajya Sabha Clears Bill On Triple Talaq Shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed the Triple Talaq Bill amid protests from the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took to Twitter to celebrate the elimination of an "archaic and......
19:00, 07/30/2019

Top Court Notice To Poll Body On Congress Petition On Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition by the Congress seeking simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after the BJP's Amit....
11:24, 06/19/2019

Alpesh Thakor Quits Assembly After Voting In Gujarat Rajya Sabha By-Polls Two Congress lawmakers quit the Gujarat assembly today, apparently after voting against the party candidate in the ongoing by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats. Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala had......
14:12, 07/05/2019

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
20:12, 06/17/2019

Akali Dal To Oppose Inter-State Water Dispute Bill In Rajya Sabha The BJP's ally Shiromani Akali Dal announced on Sunday that it would oppose the inter-state water dispute bill in Rajya Sabha as it, in its current form, was against the interests of Punjab....
02:48, 08/05/2019

RTI Bill Faces Rough Weather In Rajya Sabha, Government Hits Pause The controversial bill to amend the Right To Information Act -- which is expected to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today -- is unlikely to have a safe passage, with parties like Naveen Patnaik's Biju......
12:36, 07/24/2019

Opposition Parties Slam "Hurried" Bills In Letter To Rajya Sabha Chairman As many as 17 opposition parties wrote to Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu today to express anguish over the "hurried" passage of bills in the present parliament with little or no scrutiny. Terming...
15:12, 07/26/2019

Amit Shah, Ravi Shakar Prasad, Smriti Irani, No Long Rajya Sabha Members Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani and DMK leader Kanimozhi have ceased to be the members of the Upper House of Parliament after being......
15:36, 05/29/2019

RBI Deputy Governor's Resignation Debated In Lok Sabha Raising the issue of resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, Kerala Congress (M) lawmaker Thomas Chazhikadan Tuesday alleged prominent economists are unable to work with the government as......
20:24, 06/25/2019

German deputy finmin: EU banking union is more advanced than many think The European Union's banking union is more advanced than widely believed but it is still far from being complete, Germany's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday, adding that Europe would be able to...
11:12, 06/18/2019

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

Plea Seeking Appointment Of Lok Sabha Leader Of Opposition Rejected The Delhi High Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Lok Sabha speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the House....
12:24, 07/08/2019

BJP Forms New Parliamentary Party Executive, PM Modi Leader In Lok Sabha The BJP today announced its parliamentary party executive committee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its leader in Lok Sabha and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as the deputy leader....
18:24, 06/12/2019

"Record", Says Minister, As Lok Sabha Debates From Afternoon To Midnight In what was termed as a "record" in Parliament yesterday, nearly 100 members participated in a marathon discussion which ended two minutes short of midnight. The debate was about the Indian Railways.....
08:36, 07/12/2019

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
14:48, 07/16/2019

Don't Read From News Clippings, Lok Sabha Speaker Tells Law Minister Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asked Ravi Shankar Prasad not to read from news clippings and name newspapers while referring to instances of instant Triple Talaq when the law minister was moving for......
20:36, 07/25/2019

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

UK Labour deputy leader survives bid to oust him over Brexit The deputy leader of Britain's Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit on Saturday after party chief Jeremy Corbyn moved to defuse a row that threatened to overshadow the party's bid ...
16:12, 09/21/2019

UK Labour deputy leader says Brexit stance behind effort to oust him The deputy leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party said on Saturday that his stance on Brexit, where he backs a second referendum before a parliamentary election, unlike leader Jeremy Corbyn,...
11:12, 09/21/2019

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank, the IMF board......
00:00, 07/03/2019

Former Australian deputy prime minister Tim Fischer dies at 73 Former Australian deputy prime minister Tim Fischer, whose rural voter base was critical for the introduction of tough gun control laws in the aftermath of the country's worst mass shooting in 1996, h...
08:36, 08/22/2019

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term a...
23:12, 04/28/2019

UK Labour Party officials attempt to oust deputy leader over Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party was plunged into fresh turmoil over Brexit on Friday as a key ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn attempted to have his deputy leader sacked on the eve of the party's annual...
03:36, 09/21/2019

Deputy leader of UK's Labour to demand Brexit referendum before election: report Tom Watson, UK Labour's deputy leader, will call for the opposition party to demand a second Brexit referendum that should be held before a general election, the Independent newspaper reported http://...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Eurosport sources: Bernal named Ineos leader for finale "Egan Bernal will lead Team Ineos in the final three stages of the Tour de France, according to Eurosport sources, demoting defending champion Geraint Thomas to second fiddle."...
15:12, 07/26/2019

South Africa's deputy mines minister dies in car accident South Africa's Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa has died in a car accident, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday....
11:12, 09/14/2019

Polish deputy minister resigns over judge trolling scandal Polish Deputy Justice Minister Lukasz Piebiak said he was resigning on Tuesday, following a report he sought to discredit judges critical of the government's judicial reforms by planting media rumors ...
17:24, 08/20/2019

"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

Germany must do more on fuel cell technology: deputy economy minister Germany must press on with fuel cell technology to compete with speed and scale employed by China, deputy economy minister Thomas Bareiss said at an energy conference on Tuesday....
14:12, 09/10/2019

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
01:48, 07/28/2019

Austrian leader calls crisis meeting after deputy filmed discussing deals Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called a crisis meeting late on Friday after two German newspapers published footage purportedly showing his deputy discussing state contracts with a potential Russi...
06:24, 05/18/2019

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
23:36, 06/03/2019

Facebook Dream Hire, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, Has Made a Bad Start The forthcoming European parliamentary election was meant to be Facebook's big chance to please a constituency that trashes it on a regular basis: Politicians....
18:36, 05/09/2019

Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase produ...
02:36, 09/13/2019

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister tweeted....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba, a career politician and ally of former President Joseph Kabila, was appointed as Democratic Republic of Congo's prime minister on Monday, the government said in a statement....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Tom Watson latest: Deputy leader hits back at bid to oust him amid fury of Labour MPs Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has hit back at a bid to oust him by abolishing his post, calling it a "sectarian attack" on the party's "broad church"....
03:24, 09/22/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Police recommend charging Israeli deputy minister in Australia extradition case Police recommended on Tuesday indicting Israel's deputy health minister on suspicion he tried to bolster the case of a former Australian school principal pleading mental illness as an argument against...
15:12, 08/06/2019

China’s Deputy Finance Minister Liao Min Heads to the U.S. to Prepare for Trade Talks BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese envoy will head to Washington on Wednesday to prepare for trade negotiations. The announcement Tuesday follows conciliatory gestures by both sides ahead of the October t...
15:36, 09/17/2019

No reason for Iran to stick to nuclear commitments unilaterally: deputy foreign minister Iran has no reason left to carry out commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal without reciprocation from the remaining European signatories, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday, accor...
20:12, 06/25/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.        ...
10:36, 08/21/2019

Mexico Finance Minister Urzua quits, Herrera named successor Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, citing deep differences over economic issues, in a blow for the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a we...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Saudi Prince Abdulaziz named energy minister, replacing Falih Saudi Arabia's king appointed his son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, as energy minister on Sunday, replacing Khalid al-Falih and for the first time handing the portfolio in the world's top oil exporter...
13:12, 09/08/2019

Tom Watson: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from MPs....
03:24, 09/22/2019

Mueller plans to have key deputy advise him during House hearing Robert Mueller’s key deputy Aaron Zebley was expected to appear alongside his former boss at Wednesday’s hearings on the former special counsel’s report, according to multiple reports. Zebley will adv...
04:36, 07/24/2019

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerso...
02:36, 09/17/2019

Zimbabwe union leader still missing after suspected abduction Activists fear Peter Magombeyi was kidnapped by state agents for role in doctors’ strikeConcerns are growing for a doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe who remains missing more than 48 hours after h...
01:24, 09/17/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official...
20:12, 07/12/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap....
13:12, 04/29/2019

Pakistan-Origin Sajid Javid Named UK Finance Minister By Boris Johnson Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings.....
03:48, 07/25/2019

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

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

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
05:48, 08/14/2019

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction...
05:48, 07/15/2019

De Blasio taps powerful union leader to help him run City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired a powerful union leader with a long history of pushing his pet projects to help run City Hall. Hizzoner announced Monday that Alison Hirsh, vice president and political ...
03:12, 09/10/2019

Police union leader says 60 more detectives needed to combat MS-13 in New York A Nassau County police union leader claimed over the weekend that the department is "undermanned" and needs about 60 new detectives to deal with MS-13 violence. ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

All of a Sudden, Kyle Bragg Is the Most Powerful Union Leader in New York In July, Hector Figueroa, the revered head of the powerful New York labor union SEIU 32BJ, died of a heart attack. Figueroa’s successor is Kyle Bragg, who now stands at the head of one the most politi...
21:12, 09/21/2019

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indo...
21:24, 05/28/2019

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings f...
20:24, 07/24/2019

India Looking To Raise Oil Imports From Russia: Union Minister India is looking at raising oil imports from Russia, its oil minister said on Tuesday, at a time of surging oil prices after an attack on Saudi Arabian facilities halved the kingdom's production....
14:48, 09/17/2019

All Possible Help Being Extended: Union Minister After Odisha Mine Mishap Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday expressed grief over the incident of dump slide at an opencast coal mine in Odisha's Talcher district, where three labourers are still feared trapped and...
18:24, 07/24/2019

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
21:24, 06/23/2019

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

After Article 370, PoK Our Next Agenda: Union Minister Jitendra Singh Union minister Jitendra Singh today said the biggest achievement during the 100 days of the Modi government's second term is the scrapping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and "our next......
20:36, 09/10/2019

Ram Jethmalani, Veteran Lawyer And Former Union Minister, Dies At 95 Ram Jethmalani, one of India's well-knownlawyers and a former union minister, died this morning at his home in Delhi. He was 95. The legal veteran died at 7:45 am, his son Mahesh Jethmalani said....
09:12, 09/08/2019

Redraw Indian Map With PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan, Says Union Minister Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday called for redrawing the Indian map which shows not only Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) as its territory but also Gilgit-Baltistan....
15:48, 08/28/2019

Mexican union leader shot dead in troubled oil refining city Unidentified gunmen shot dead a trade union leader in Mexico's central city of Salamanca, authorities said on Sunday, the latest outbreak of violence in an area plagued by a murderous struggle between...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Reports On High Unemployment Rate Misleading: Union Minister Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Monday said that reports about high unemployment rate in the country are misleading and asserted that employment generation is the priority of the government....
10:24, 07/01/2019

Bihar Policemen Suspended For Failing To Check Union Minister's Car Three policemen, including a sub-inspector, were suspended for allowing Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's vehicle go without verification of papers during a drive to ensure implementation of the....
02:00, 09/09/2019

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter....
00:12, 06/19/2019

Jairam Ramesh Caused "Policy Paralysis" During UPA II: Union Minister Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Thursday took a dig at senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for causing "policy paralysis" during the UPA II government....
13:00, 08/29/2019

Union Minister Attacks Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram Over Economy Hitting back at former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former finance minister P Chidambaram for criticising the Centre over the plunging GDP figures, Union minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday said....
06:24, 09/05/2019

3 Bihar Policemen Suspended For Failing To Check Union Minister's Car Three policemen, including a sub-inspector, were suspended for allowing Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey's vehicle go without verification of papers during a drive to ensure implementation of the....
08:24, 09/09/2019

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc...
11:36, 07/17/2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set on leaving the European Union UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will “keep to the plan” to leave the European Union and will not try to negotiate a deal to delay Britain’s departure, two allies said Sunday. Under a law that is expec...
05:36, 09/09/2019

Over 1,500 Obsolete Rules Removed, Says Union Minister Jitendra Singh Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday that the centre has done away with over 1,500 obsolete rules and regulations, making the functioning of the government more efficient and citizen......
22:00, 08/08/2019

Union Minister's Son Sent To Police Custody In Attempt To Murder Case A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Prahlad Patel's 26-year-old son Prabal Patel, who was arrested in an attempt to murder case, to police custody for a day....
07:12, 06/20/2019

BJP vs BJP? Yogi Adityanath's Caste Move Criticised By Union Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was told off by his own party government at the Centre today over a move to include 17 OBCs or Other Backward Classes in the list of Scheduled......
18:12, 07/02/2019

Firefighter Union Leader Responds After President Trump Lashes Out Over Joe Biden Endorsement President Donald Trump lashed out at the country’s largest firefighter union on Wednesday, claiming to have “done more for Firefighters than this dues sucking union will ever do” aft...
02:24, 05/02/2019

Union Minister Rajnath Singh In Japan To Strengthen Defence Ties Union Minister Rajnath Singh today arrived in Tokyo on the first leg of his five-day visit to East Asian countries, including Japan and South Korea, with an aim to strengthen military and defence......
13:24, 09/02/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Writes To Union Minister Over Ravidas Temple Demolition Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday, seeking a direction to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to initiate the process of denotifying the forest.....
20:01, 09/11/2019

Hundreds Of Leaders Attend Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley's Funeral Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66 at Delhi's AIIMS, two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's top hospital after a prolonged illness....
11:48, 08/25/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Union Minister Sees Cure For Cancer In Cow Urine Union Minister Ashwini Choubey on Saturday attested to the significance of cow urine in the health sciences, saying that it can be used to treat serious ailments that have long baffled medical......
03:01, 09/08/2019

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams Union Minister For Terrorism In Hyderabad Comment Hitting out at Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy for his reported comment that Hyderabad has become a safe zone for terrorists, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday said such remarks will...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Parliament Session To Be Extended Till August 7, Union Minister Confirms The government has decided to extend the Parliament session till August 7, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
16:48, 07/25/2019

Watch: How Union Minister Smriti Irani Helped Put Out A Fire In Amethi Union Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday helped put out a fire at a village in Amethi. Ms Irani, who was campaigning in the Uttar Pradesh constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, immediately......
18:24, 04/28/2019

UAW leader charged with embezzling union funds amid contract talks with Detroit automakers The charges come as the union negotiates new contracts with the Detroit automakers and two weeks after federal officials raided the officer's home and office in Missouri....
23:48, 09/12/2019

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
04:24, 06/03/2019

First lady spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham named new White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, was named Tuesday to replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary after a brief but competitive search for the president's next spoke...
21:24, 06/25/2019

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
12:48, 05/05/2019

Congress Slams Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Over Children Deaths In Bihar The Congress hit out at Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today over the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of over 100 children, saying there is "no......
14:00, 06/18/2019

White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and ...
02:24, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says not involved in contract talks with GM, UAW union The White House is not involved in contract talks with General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union, aimed at ending a nationwide strike that began late on Sunday, a White House spokesman and G...
20:12, 09/17/2019

| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity of the opposition leader....
21:01, 09/18/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
11:12, 09/11/2019

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon has made him “the most despised and detested leader” ...
23:24, 08/25/2019

"Want To Be Leader? Grab Officers By The Collar": Chhattisgarh Minister Chhattisgarh minister Kawasi Lakhma has offered up a shocking lesson in politics to school students, telling young children they should "grab the collars of the Collector and SP" if they want to......
16:00, 09/09/2019

Minister's Cow Is An "Animal" Remark Hurt People's Sentiments: BJP Leader BJP leader Vasudev Devnani on Tuesday condemned state minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal's remark calling cow an "animal" and hurting sentiments of the people....
13:48, 07/23/2019

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader on Wednesday when Thailand’s Parliament chose him as prime minister...
20:24, 06/05/2019

S. Korean opposition leader shaves head to protest minister The leader of South Korea’s biggest opposition party is the latest politician to shave heads to protest President Moon Jae-in’s appointment of a political ally as justice minister despite allegations ...
12:12, 09/16/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) ...
09:12, 07/17/2019

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
16:12, 05/30/2019

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
00:24, 06/20/2019

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European ...
01:12, 05/23/2019

India Didn't Influence Our Players: Lankan Minister Counters Pak Leader Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Harin Fernando has rejected claims made by Pakistan Minister Fawad Chaudhry that India forced the players of the island nation to opt out of their upcoming tour against......
12:00, 09/11/2019

"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

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seized power from an elected government while he was ar...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
23:48, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in th...
18:00, 07/23/2019

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defens...
21:00, 07/24/2019

"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

Ex-junta leader Prayut Chan-ocha elected Thailand's new prime minister Both lower and upper houses of Thailand's government elected former leader of the country's military junta Prayut Chan-ocha as the country's 29th prime minister....
14:00, 06/06/2019

| No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has warned in her party conference speech that a no-deal Brexit would be like "burning your house down" as she pledged to cancel Britain's departure from the EU alto...
01:12, 09/18/2019

No. 2 House GOP leader says $2T infrastructure cost too high WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 House Republican leader is suggesting that Congress won’t agree to the full $2 trillion price tag that the White House and congressional leaders have discussed for a ...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela opposition leader Guaido's push to overthrow Maduro: minister Brazil's Foreign Relations Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Tuesday that his country supports a democratic transition in Venezuela, where opposition leader Juan Guaido hours before said he had begun th...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in...
00:12, 05/23/2019

UK PM May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons: statement British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy....
15:48, 05/23/2019

'I'm the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon least wants,' says Jeremy Hunt with commitment to union with Scotland Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he is the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon "least wants" because of his commitment to keeping Scotland in the UK....
06:12, 06/24/2019

Tennessee Senate leader says House speaker should leave post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Toughening his position, Tennessee Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally now says embattled GOP House Speaker Glen Casada should resign his leadership post. McNally told WBIR...
19:36, 05/10/2019

Polish leader to visit Trump in June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Washington on June 12 to talk about security and defense among other issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they are expected to discuss trade, energy, and national security....
20:48, 05/13/2019

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for hi...
17:24, 05/25/2019

UK PM Johnson appoints Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Jacob Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons late on Wednesday, giving the prominent Brexit supporter his first ever government role....
00:12, 07/25/2019

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to...
10:24, 07/06/2019

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as pri...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats consider...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Madhya Pradesh Judge Confined, Tortured At His House Claims BJP Leader BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday claimed that a sessions court judge, Surendra Sharma, was confined and tortured inside his own residence in Umariya district....
06:24, 09/05/2019

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of...
03:48, 07/14/2019

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confir...
04:00, 05/26/2019

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled......
05:48, 05/23/2019

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
21:24, 07/10/2019

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday, aligning t...
04:36, 05/27/2019

Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting 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 cur...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soi...
17:36, 05/28/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
05:36, 05/04/2019

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
10:12, 05/31/2019

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister....
20:00, 06/05/2019

White House Says Trump Surprised By Iran Foreign Minister's G7 Visit Iran's foreign minister flew in for side talks at the G7 summit on Sunday as host France ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White......
04:36, 08/26/2019

‘He’s a tough man’: Trump shrugs off concerns about Hungary’s hard-right leader during White House visit The Oval Office invitation is a coup for Orban, who has shrugged off his outcast status in Europe but is seeking a measure of rehabilitation ahead of elections to the European Parliament next month....
03:00, 05/14/2019

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan....
00:12, 05/23/2019

House Minority Leader McCarthy pokes fun at Pelosi with series of gifs from 'Game of Thrones' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., injected some pop culture into his criticism of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after she removed a bipartisan measure from legislation he support...
20:36, 05/23/2019

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
06:00, 05/22/2019

"Deposit 18,000 Crore For Travel Abroad": Court To Jet's Naresh Goyal If Naresh Goyal, founder of the cash-strapped Jet Airways, wants to go abroad, he should first deposit as guarantee Rs 18,000 crore his company owes to lenders, the Delhi High Court observed Tuesday.....
16:24, 07/09/2019

Naresh Goyal's First Public Appearance Since Jet Crisis, At A Poll Booth Naresh Goyal, founder of Jet Airways who stepped down as the chairman of the airline amid the deep turbulence, came out to cast his vote in Mumbai on Monday....
12:24, 04/29/2019

South Korea’s prosecution raids justice minister's house over corruption scandal The prosecution raided the residence of Justice Minister Cho Kuk on Monday as part of a widening probe into corruption allegations involving his family, including suspected forgery by his wife....
09:36, 09/23/2019

Trump hosts Australian prime minister for White House state dinner President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jennifer, to the White House Friday with a pomp-filled military ceremony and a lavis...
05:36, 09/21/2019

Trump welcomes Australian prime minister to White House for state visit WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a pomp-filled military arrival ceremony ...
21:12, 09/20/2019

In photos: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits White House Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jennifer Morrison, make an official state visit to the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2019. They are greeted by U.S. President ...
23:48, 09/20/2019

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s ...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
17:12, 05/25/2019

Court Seeks Centre's Response On Naresh Goyal's Plea On Look Out Circular Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal said he came to know of the LOC on May 25 when he and his wife, Anita, were de-boarded from a flight to Dubai with an onward connection to London....
09:36, 07/09/2019

The Ratio Of Demonically-Named Cars To Angelically-Named Cars Is Way Out Of Balance I’m not necessarily suggesting there’s any great theological meaning behind this, but I do feel that it’s worth noting that there are many, many more cars named for things demonic than there are for t...
02:24, 08/08/2019

Shabana Azmi New Leader Of "Tukde Tukde Gang": Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday called veteran actor Shabana Azmi the "new leader of 'tukde tukde' and 'award wapsi' gang", accusing her of subverting India's interests by criticising the......
21:24, 07/08/2019

Iran's foreign minister invited to White House, Tehran decided against visit: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly received an invitation to meet President Trump in the White House last month but Tehran decided against such meeting....
01:12, 08/04/2019

''Meenakshi Lekhi Kabhi Nahi Dekhi'' Echoing In New Delhi: Brijesh Goyal Her "inaccessibility and unavailability to voters" in New Delhi constituency has given rise to the slogan "Meenakshi Lekhi Kabhi Nahi Dekhi," rival AAP candidate Brijesh Goyal alleged....
12:12, 05/01/2019

President Donald Trump welcomes Australia leader Scott Morrison to White House for 2nd official state visit President Donald Trump welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the White House Friday, for just the second official state visit of his presidency....
23:48, 09/20/2019

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be...
20:36, 05/25/2019

"Forced Picture," Says Akali Leader, Seen With Pro-Khalistan Leader Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa said on Tuesday his photo with pro-Khalistan leader Gopal Singh Chawla, which has stirred a controversy, was clicked forcefully when he was at the......
07:48, 07/31/2019

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 Bajwa hit out at the......
19:12, 05/21/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the ...
04:24, 09/09/2019

BJP's Om Birla Set To Be Next Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Om Birla is set to be the next Speaker in the Lok Sabha, the opposition has accepted his candidature, sources said. The two-time lawmaker from Rajasthan's Kota is considered close to......
08:24, 06/18/2019

First Session Of 17th Lok Sabha Likely From June 6-15 The dates of the first Parliament session are expected to be finalised during the first meeting of the new Cabinet on May 31, a day after Narendra Modi takes oath as prime minister of the country for....
13:00, 05/27/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
20:24, 05/20/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
04:00, 06/19/2019

Companies (Amendment) Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill to replace the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 was introduced in Lok Sabha today, a moved strongly opposed by the opposition claiming the government has been trying to enact the law in......
16:48, 07/25/2019

Election To Vellore Lok Sabha Seat On August 5 Polling for the Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for April 18, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on April 16 following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly......
12:36, 07/04/2019

13 Rajasthan Lok Sabha Seats To Go To Polls Today Over 2.57 crore voters will decide the fate of 115 candidates - 108 men and seven women - in Rajasthan's first phase of polling on Monday, according to an election official on Sunday....
21:24, 04/28/2019

Bill To Scrap 58 Old Laws Introduced In Lok Sabha The government today introduced in Lok Sabha a bill to repeal 58 old laws which, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, are a source of inconvenience and trouble for people....
13:36, 07/25/2019

War Of Words In Lok Sabha Over Amendments To Jallianwala Trust Law Angry scenes were seen in Lok Sabha today during the debate on a bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial....
15:00, 08/02/2019

BJP Dominates In Mumbai And Delhi, Set For Second Straight Lok Sabha Win Overall leads show the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)will again get a clear majority on its own by winning 294 seats, which is better than the 282 seats it won in the 2014 general......
16:00, 05/23/2019

33 Per Cent Women To Enter Lok Sabha From Odisha Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just concludedgeneral elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state....
11:36, 05/25/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Companies (Amendment) Bill Lok Sabha today gave its nod to the Companies (Amendment) Bill which seeks to tighten corporate social responsibility compliance and reduce the load of cases on the National Company Law Tribunal......
01:24, 07/27/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
11:12, 05/18/2019

Issue Of Steep Air Fares Raised In Lok Sabha Members of the opposition in the Lok Sabha Thursday flagged the issue of steep air fares especially during natural calamities like cyclones and riots....
10:36, 06/27/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
23:24, 05/16/2019

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
15:12, 07/19/2019

Centre Introduces Bill In Lok Sabha To Ban Commercial Surrogacy Commercial surrogacy will soon be banned and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates to infertile couples for "ethical altruistic" reasons....
15:00, 07/15/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 6th Phase Voting: A Look At Top Candidates Lok Sabha Election Phase 6 Voting: The seven states where polling will take place are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal, Haryana and Delhi....
21:24, 05/11/2019

"Getting Feedback Lok Sabha Will Miss Me": Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today held a meeting of senior officials to review the preparedness for commencement of 17th Lok Sabha and said the lower house has now become part of her life....
14:36, 05/03/2019

Triple Talaq Bill To Be In Tabled In Lok Sabha Today The bill to ban instant Triple Talaq is likely to be taken up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The opposition is against the bill in its current form, contending that it......
21:36, 07/24/2019

13.41 Per cent Polling Till 9 am in 9 Lok Sabha seats In Bengal An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Election Commission official said....
09:24, 05/19/2019

On Kashmir Move, Amit Shah vs Congress In Lok Sabha Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and it includes PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir), Home Minister Amit Shah said today as he addressed the Lok Sabha on the tectonic move to end special......
09:12, 08/06/2019

Lok Sabha To Debate, Vote On Article 370, Bifurcation Of J&K Today A day after it got over two-thirds majority in the Rajya Sabha, the resolution to revoke Article 370 - which gives special status and powers to the state of Jammu and Kashmir - will be debated and......
05:36, 08/06/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:24, 07/19/2019

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political...
18:12, 05/23/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:24, 07/19/2019

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights....
11:12, 07/24/2019

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
13:00, 07/16/2019

Homeopathy Central Council Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill, which seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Homeopathy Central Council from the existing period of one year to two years, was introduced in the Lok Sabha today....
14:36, 06/21/2019

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 7: Top Candidates To Watch Out For 2019 Indian General Elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, BJP lawmaker Kirron Kher, Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, Union Minister and SAD leader Harsimrat......
09:00, 05/18/2019

Bill To Designate Individuals As Terrorists Tabled In Lok Sabha The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as......
22:36, 07/23/2019

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final call was yet to be taken....
03:00, 08/11/2019

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a.....
20:48, 05/22/2019

Congress-JDS Will Get Maximum Number Of Lok Sabha Seats: G Parameshwara The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular combine in Karnataka will gain a maximum number of seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls as per an analysis done by the party, Deputy Chief Minister G....
17:00, 05/04/2019

Congress, Allies Have Given Up Their Fight In Lok Sabha Polls: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said after five phases of election, the Congress-led opposition has given up the fight and the "situation is clear" now that the BJP will form government at.....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring.....
13:24, 07/19/2019

President Ram Nath Kovind Dissolves 16th Lok Sabha President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement....
11:36, 05/25/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
11:12, 06/18/2019

LIVE Updates: Om Birla To Be NDA Candidate For Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The 17th Lok Sabha began on Monday after the national elections during which President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar, who in turn......
08:24, 06/18/2019

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
15:12, 06/17/2019

Trouble In Rajasthan After Congress Decimation In Lok Sabha Polls The Rajasthan Congress, which failed to win even one of the state's 25 Lok Sabha seats, is battling an internal crisis. While two of its ministers have demanded accountability, there have been reports...
16:24, 05/27/2019

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
05:36, 05/28/2019

Zero Complaints Came Up After Lok Sabha Polls, Claims Expert Behind EVMs Even as the world marvels at how India conducts its elections, a humble contributor to its success is a robust yet low-cost innovation - the Electronic Voting Machine or EVM - which empowers its......
18:12, 05/28/2019

With Only 5 Lok Sabha Seats, Left Front Hits Historic Low Registering its worst poll performance in over six decades, the Left Front was virtually wiped off its bastions with the Lok Sabha poll results showing it managed just five seats across the country....
17:36, 05/24/2019

Bill To Ban Instant "Triple Talaq" Passed In Lok Sabha The contentious bill that would criminalise instant triple talaq was passed by the Lok Sabha today. The battle over the bill -- which provides for a jail term for Muslim men who can get an instant......
16:48, 07/25/2019

Sonia Gandhi Takes Oath As Lok Sabha Member United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha today. Ms Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second......
12:36, 06/18/2019

Eight Women Leaders From Maharashtra Elected To 17th Lok Sabha Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the second highest after Uttar......
12:00, 05/24/2019

Will Run Lok Sabha Impartially, Safeguard Interests: Speaker Om Birla Newly-elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said he will run the House in an impartial manner, while asserting that the chair should not be biased....
11:24, 06/19/2019

National Medical Commission Bill Passed By Lok Sabha Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued MCI with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the biggest reforms that......
23:24, 07/29/2019

Updates: Uproar in Lok Sabha Over Unnao Rape Survivor's Accident The police personnel in charge of the security of the Unnao rape survivor had informed jailed BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar of her movements, the First Information Report filed a day after her......
09:00, 07/30/2019

16% Polling In 8 Bengal Lok Sabha Seats In Two Hours, BJP Worker Killed Over 16 per cent people voted across eight Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal on Sunday where polling for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election was underway amid reports of violence that left...
09:12, 05/12/2019

Top Court Rejects Plea To Earmark PoK, Gilgit As Lok Sabha Seats The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the centre to earmark and declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as parliamentary seats....
15:12, 07/01/2019

ABVP Replicated BJP's Lok Sabha Poll Strategy In DUSU Elections The ABVP was at the receiving end due to criticism after last year's fake degree case, where its presidential candidate was found to have submitted a forged degree to obtain admissions in DU....
12:24, 09/13/2019

Ahead Of Lok Sabha Election Results, PM To Visit Kedarnath, Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a two-day visit to Uttarakhand beginning May 18 to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath....
13:12, 05/16/2019

Bill To Guarantee Minimum Wage To Workers Passed By Lok Sabha The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Wages Code Bill that will enable introduction of minimum wage for workers besides addressing issues like delay in payment to employees....
03:24, 07/31/2019

Want Modern, Hi-Tech Parliament By 2022, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said that India could have a new, modern and technologically advanced parliament building in another three years as the nation approaches its 75th year of......
20:48, 08/13/2019

On Lok Sabha Debacle, Akhilesh Yadav's "Cycle vs Ferrari" Explanation Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav resorted to an interesting analogy to explain his party's crushing defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Congress, Other Opposition Parties Walk Out Of Lok Sabha Over Unnao Case Opposition parties today raised in Lok Sabha the issue of the accident case of the Unnao rape survivor and walked out of the House demanding a reply from the government on the matter....
12:36, 07/31/2019

24.97 Per cent Polling In 8 Lok Sabha Seats In Bihar Till Noon An estimated 24.97 per cent of over 1.52 crore voters exercised their franchise till noon in eight Lok Sabha seats of Bihar on Sunday in the final phase of the staggered general election, an official....
09:24, 05/19/2019

Bill For 5% Job Quota To Dead Soldiers' Families Introduced In Lok Sabha A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of dead soldiers of....
00:48, 07/22/2019

Hardeep Puri Begins Campaigning For Amritsar Lok Sabha Constituency He may be new to the Sikh holy city of Amritsar and to the heat and dust of the politics of the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, but Union Minister Hardeep Puri has hit the ground campaigning for the....
22:36, 04/28/2019

Over 12 Per Cent Voting Recorded Till 9am In 5th Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls More than 12 per cent voting was recorded in the fifth phase of polling across 51 constituencies in seven states till 9 am today, the Voter Turnout App data of the Election Commission (EC) showed....
09:24, 05/06/2019

Lok Sabha Election Boom Time For India's Best Known Woman Detective As India's best-known female private eye, Rajani Pandit has posed as crazy, blind and deaf to solve murders and unmask unsuitable fiances. But election time is boom time for the woman dubbed "Miss......
06:24, 05/15/2019

How to Find Your Polling Booth and Vote in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 How to Vote #India: Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Where is my elections 2019 polling booth? How to register to vote? All your polling related questions answered....
09:12, 04/29/2019

Electronic Voting Machines Completely Non-Tamperable: Centre To Lok Sabha Electronic voting machines (EVMs) are manufactured by two public sector companies without any technical collaboration with any foreign establishment and the devices are "completely non-tamperable",......
13:48, 07/24/2019

Bill To Set Up Single Tribunal To Settle Water Disputes In Lok Sabha A bill to help adjudicate disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers and river valleys at a faster pace was introduced in Lok Sabha today amid protests by opposition parties which said states.....
13:36, 07/25/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Lok Sabha A law to strengthen the anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) by empowering it to investigate attacks against Indians abroad was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday after intense sparring......
15:00, 07/15/2019

Ramdas Athawale's 'Birthday Wish' For Rahul Gandhi Has Lok Sabha Laughing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted this morning, saying he wished to thank people for the love he received on his birthday. He turned 49 today. Barely a couple of hours later, he received something.....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls The fate of several important leaders including Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi and Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia will be decided in the.....
21:24, 05/11/2019

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
11:24, 06/19/2019

After Mammoth Lok Sabha Triumph, Shiv Sena Cedes "Big Brother" Tag To BJP A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP's oversized victory, the Shiv Sena, which has played the role of the party's in-house critic over the years, called its ally "big brother" in national....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voters Turn Out In Large Numbers In Rajasthan Nearly 30 per cent turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling on Monday in 12 Lok Sabha seats of Rajasthan where two former Olympians are among the 124 candidates in fray....
09:24, 05/06/2019

Amit Shah's First Bill In Lok Sabha Today On Jammu And Kashmir Quotas Union Minister Amit Shah will table the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today, the first legislative business of the BJP president in parliament after he was elected to.....
10:12, 06/24/2019

Rahul Gandhi Raises Slogans In Lok Sabha Over Karnataka Political Crisis Congress president Rahul Gandhi today raised slogans in Lok Sabha over the developments in Karnataka. This is for the first time that Rahul Gandhi was seen raising slogans in the 17th Lok Sabha....
12:12, 07/09/2019

Shashi Tharoor Opposes Jallianwala Bagh Bill In Lok Sabha, BJP Counters A bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member in a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body "apolitical" was introduced in Lok Sabha on......
08:36, 07/09/2019

Amit Shah Covers 301 Lok Sabha Seats For BJP's Poll Campaign This Year With the Lok Sabha election campaign entering its final lap, BJP president Amit Shah has held public rallies and programmes in over 301 of the total 543 constituencies so far, covering a total......
02:24, 05/14/2019

Parliament LIVE Updates: PM Modi Congratulates Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days of the session. Several key bills are expected to....
11:24, 06/19/2019

BJP's Sambit Patra, Baijayant Panda Lose In Odisha Lok Sabha Polls 2019 Lok Sabha Election Results: Amid celebrations in the BJP camp for the stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha elections, two of its high-profile leaders-- Sambit Patra and Baijayant Panda-- lost in.....
10:24, 05/24/2019

BJP's Manoj Sinha Loses Ghazipur Lok Sabha Seat To BSP's Afzal Ansari Manoj Sinha, a dhoti-clad civil engineer from the prestigious Banaras Hindu University and three-time MP, seems to have fallen victim to caste equation as he lost from the Ghazipur constituency in......
10:24, 05/24/2019

Twitter Recorded 400 Million Lok Sabha Election Related Tweets in 2019 Twitter India said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 percent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
12:00, 05/24/2019

Bengal Congress Chief Submits Resignation Letter After Lok Sabha Debacle West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra submitted a letter of resignation from the post taking responsibility for the party''s poor show in the Lok Sabha election, according to a press statement......
12:12, 07/09/2019

After Madhya Pradesh State Polls Loss, BJP Wins 28 Of 29 Lok Sabha Seats The Bharatiya Janata Party won the last two Lok Sabha seats where counting went on well past Thursday midnight, taking its overall tally to 28 in Madhya Pradesh....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Delhi, 6 States Vote Today In Phase 6 Of Lok Sabha Polls: 10 Points The fate of several prominent politicians, including Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, will be decided as 59 constituencies.....
05:48, 05/12/2019

Congress Hopeful Of Good Results In Lok Sabha Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today exercised his franchise and said the party was hopeful of getting good results in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
08:12, 05/12/2019

Odisha Lok Sabha Result To Be Declared Late Due To Assembly Vote Counting The declaration of election results of Lok Sabha in Odisha is likely to be delayed compared to other states since votes for assembly polls will also have to be counted, a senior election official said...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
09:24, 05/19/2019

Sunny Deol's Lok Sabha Attendance Shows He Skipped 28 Days Of Parliament Actor and Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol failed to impress with his attendance record in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha by not attending the house for 28 days....
08:00, 08/07/2019

Congress, Allies To Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Today Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
09:00, 07/25/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
18:36, 05/22/2019

After Rahul Gandhi's No, Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
12:36, 06/18/2019

Nitin Gadkari's Lok Sabha Election Win Challenged In Court By Nana Patole Congress leader Nana Patole Friday filed a petition before the Bombay High Court challenging Union minister Nitin Gadkari's election to the Lok Sabha from Nagpur, alleging illegalities in the......
21:00, 07/05/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident...
04:24, 05/23/2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
12:48, 05/23/2019

"Not A Political Move," Amit Shah Hits Back At Congress In Lok Sabha Resolution on Article 370, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has been moved in Lok Sabha today by Home Minister Amit Shah, a day after it got over two-thirds majority in the Rajya......
09:12, 08/06/2019

Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Introduced In Lok Sabha Against the backdrop of nearly 60,000 pending cases in the Supreme Court, a bill to increase the number of judges in the top court from 30 to 33 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday....
13:36, 08/05/2019

Ravi Kishan Counters Akhilesh Yadav In Lok Sabha Over Honorarium Award Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav this morning told the Lok Sabha that BJP's Ravi Kishan received an honorarium from the Uttar Pradesh government, a claim refuted by the actor-turned-politician....
12:00, 07/23/2019

Matching VVPAT Slips Likely To Delay Lok Sabha 2019 Election Results Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, will begin at 8.00 am today and results are expected only by late evening, due to tallying...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Rahul Gandhi To Lead Congress In Lok Sabha? Amid Crisis, New Formula Rahul Gandhi remains firm on quitting as Congress president after the party's national election rout but may agree to lead the party in the Lok Sabha, sources say after he held a series of meetings......
11:48, 05/28/2019

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: What Are Exit Polls, Other FAQs Answered As voting ends in the seventh and last phase of national election, voters across the country await the final results. The counting of vote will start on May 23. Before the results, pollsters put out.....
15:48, 05/19/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Richest Candidate In Sixth Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections....
03:24, 05/04/2019

Lok Sabha Takes Up Bill Providing Death Penalty For Child Sex Abuse A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was taken up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha on...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Sue Gordon out as deputy spy chief Sue Gordon is leaving the role of No. 2 spy chief in the U.S., ending a guessing game about whether President Trump would choose her to succeed outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in ...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Celeb Lawmakers Playing Truant? Data Shows Dismal Lok Sabha Attendance If parliamentary attendance can be compared to performance in examinations, India's celebrity lawmakers would score average marks or less. Data accessed by NDTV has revealed that many of them have......
18:12, 07/02/2019

Lok Sabha Results To Draw Battle Lines Ahead Of Maharashtra State Polls The results of the Lok Sabha election, which will decide the fate of four Union ministers and two Congress stalwarts from Maharashtra, is likely to impact the political situation in the state, which.....
13:12, 05/18/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: People Will Elect ''Apna Aadmi'': AAP's Dilip Pandey Calling himself a local, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) North East Delhi candidate Dilip Pandey believes people in the Lok Sabha elections will elect their own man who is aware of the area's ground reality.....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
21:36, 07/24/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Advance Poll Timing In Lok Sabha Election The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to advance poll timings to 5:30 am from 7 am for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha polls in view of searing......
12:12, 05/13/2019

Voting Percentage Today: Phase 4 Lok Sabha Election Voter Turnout Figures Voting Percentage 2019: Voting is taking place in 9 states - Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir....
11:36, 04/29/2019

Stop Blaming EVMs For Lok Sabha Defeat: Devendra Fadnavis Tells Opposition Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Tuesday appealed to Opposition leaders to stop blaming EVMs for their defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and accept it as the mandate of people....
07:36, 07/03/2019

Jaya Prada Seeks Disqualification Of Azam Khan From Rampur Lok Sabha Seat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaya Prada has challenged the election of Samajwadi Party lawmaker Mohd Azam Khan to the Lok Sabha in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court....
12:48, 06/14/2019

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no means to verify his travels, if any, the government...
21:24, 07/10/2019

NBC Might As Well Have Named It Penis TV NBCUniversal has officially released the name of its new service, and it is far worse than any variation on “plus” or “TV.” Folks, the name is Peacock.Read more......
19:36, 09/17/2019

Ujiri incident with deputy under investigation The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is investigating Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a police officer....
00:12, 06/15/2019

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson fired ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them with a loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference f...
09:36, 05/16/2019

5 UA softball players named “All-Pac-12” TUCSON –  Five Wildcats – Reyna Carranco, Jessie Harper, Taylor McQuillin, Dejah Mulipola and Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza – were named first-team all-Pac-12, highlighting UA’s inclusion in the...
11:24, 05/09/2019

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is on life support in grave condition. ...
05:36, 06/12/2019

Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime....
02:02, 09/18/2019

The Latest: Man charged with LA deputy killing goes to court LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man being charged with killing a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A Utah man has appeared in court on charges of killing a...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Ex-deputy: Supervisor used racial slur, pointed gun at him CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A biracial former North Carolina sheriff’s deputy says in a lawsuit that his supervising officer addressed him with a racial slur multiple times, called him “monkey ...
02:24, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Fan says deputy was first to push Raptors exec A Warriors fan says he did not see the president of the Toronto Raptors strike a sheriff's deputy in the face as the executive tried to enter the court after his team won the NBA championship in ...
22:36, 06/14/2019

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie N...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has told the state’s personnel secretary that she intends to defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her d...
03:48, 06/06/2019

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police i...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
02:24, 05/21/2019

A California deputy is out of a job after he lied about getting shot, sheriff says A California deputy who lied about getting shot and humiliated his department is "no longer employed," Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Wednesday....
14:36, 08/29/2019

Ex-Florida deputy says he acted properly during massacre FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The then-Florida sheriff’s deputy assigned to protect the high school where 17 died in last year’s shooting has filed a report in rebuttal to a commission̵...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Deputy in Ujiri clash has concussion, lawyer says An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
01:00, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges A former deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene. (June 5) &...
19:12, 06/06/2019