According to sources election of members for 58 Rajya Sabha seats and a by-election seat will be held on Friday, across 16 states. Sources reported that the polling will take place in Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh, among others.
New Delhi sources reported that the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections will in all likelihood increase the existing strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), even while the Congress would witness further erosion. Meanwhile it reflects the changing political equations in the country with the ascendancy of the BJP
Former MP Vundavalli Arun Kumar has taken a hit against Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and has confessed that Naidu has started speaking lies. He also has said Chandrababu has been lying blatantly and is also taking double standards to mislead the people totally.
New Delhi sources stated that the proceedings in Parliament on Thursday began with sloganeering in the Lok Sabha, which was adjourned within minutes of assembly. Meanwhile the Rajya Sabha passed the Gratuity Bill before erupting into protests and being adjourned for the day. Earlier on Wednesday, Parliament proceedings had been washed out for the 13th consecutive day as members of parties like the AIADMK and TRS continued with their protests.
New Delhi sources reported that 87% of the candidates contesting the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections are crorepatis with JD(U)'s Mahendra Prasad has the highest assets worth Rs 4,078 crore, says a release by election watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). According to sources the other top candidates with the highest assets are actor turned politician Jaya Bachchan
According to sources India warned social media giant Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg of "stringent action" including summoning him over "misuse" of data to allegedly influence electoral process. He said "We fully support freedom of press, freedom of speech and expression and free exchange of ideas on social media".
According to sources Andhra Pradesh's ruling Telugu Desam Party said the Narendra Modi government's attempt to avoid no-confidence motion in the Parliament is like a political suicide. Meanwhile TDP's senior leader and state Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu alleged that Narendra Modi-led government is using its allies to orchestrate ruckus in the Lok Sabha so that the no-confidence motion could not be taken up.
Usually many would have seen some celebrities showing an inclination towards politics at a young age. Meanwhile at the age of 37, Pawan Kalyan tested his luck with Prajarajyam Party and Junior NTR campaigned for TDP in 2009 at the age of 26. Further at the same time, tipped as once KCR's favorite news reader, Rani Rudrama Devi Reddy also joined politics at 28 years of age.
Hyderabad sources stated that the minorities Welfare Department through Telangana State Minorities Study Circle is arranging free coaching for RRB Group D Recruitment at Hyderabad District to Minorities candidates of Telangana State for which applications are invited from eligible candidates from 23-03-208 and last date for receiving of application is 05-04-2018.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI has announced that other than the captains of Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, the other 6 captains of franchises, need not attend the opening ceremony of IPL which will be held on April 7. All the 8 captains will be involved in the shooting of a special promotional video on April 6, and they will be leaving to their cities.
The list of people involved in frauds to cheat banks in the name of being industrialists, has been extending. While a lot of people get loans for their small and large businesses, and are being given loans based on their earning potential, most of them repay loans on time, and keep growing further in life. However, some fail to repay the loan, and also involve in fraudulent activities, with several cases even leading to deaths and suicides of people unable to repay loans.
With the increase in crimes against women and rising sexual assault cases in the world, recently a horrible incident happened in Dubai. A Russian model had jumped from the sixth floor of a hotel when an American businessman tried to molest her.
After months of numerous questions surrounding the death of former Tamilnadu CM Jayalalitha, and her sudden hospitalization, followed by her death after 75 days, and a probe, Jayalalitha's aide Sasikala has filed an affidavit the commission headed by Justice Arumugasamy. Here are the details of the 99 paragraph Affidavit. As per the affidavit, Jayalalitha had refused to visit hospital despite illness on September 22, 2016, and DR Sivakumar had already been visiting twice a day, and it was only
Chennai sources reported that Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy said that the AIADMK does not have any alliance with the BJP nor it supports the government at the Centre. Meanwhile this came after Telugu Desam Party MP Jayadev Galla accused the AIADMK of playing to the tunes of the BJP. He also said he also said that the government was running away from the debate and that the speaker was supporting them. "This is like match fixing".
Washington sources reported that US President Donald Trump has slammed Hillary Clinton for her controversial remarks in India against his voters, saying Democrats have lost touch with "normal everyday working people". According to sources Trump's remarks came after Clinton said in a speech that women have to get approval from their husbands, their sons, and male bosses to vote for Trump.
According to Colin Butfield, head of campaigns at conservation charity WWF "It is a "uniquely bad situation". Meanwhile the vaquita a very rare porpoise discovered in 1958 and the Javan rhino are most in danger of going the same way. Sources reported that many other species including the Sumatran rhino, black rhino, amur leopard, forest elephant and Bornean orangutan are also considered critically endangered, some with fewer than 100 left.
New Delhi sources reported that Sinha on the sidelines of 'Deendayal SPARSH Yojana' award ceremony that "The new telecom policy is almost ready, and, this month, we will place it on the Department's website for public comments and they will bring it in the next session of Parliament". Meanwhile he said the recent Cabinet nod to the telecom relief package that entails giving more time to companies to pay for the spectrum they bought as well as liberalized spectrum caps will ensure that the
According to Mercer's Quality of Living rankings 2018 Hyderabad ranks 142 in the list of all the countries in the world, sharing a spot with Pune. While Pune was ranked 151 last year, Hyderabad was ranked 144. Both cities have managed to improve their quality of living. Meanwhile other Indian cities on the list are Bengaluru (149), Chennai (151), Mumbai, (154), Kolkata (160) and New Delhi (162).
According to sources Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao said that his state government had decided to make Telugu a mandatory subject in all public and private schools from the coming academic year. CM KCR said they have decided to make Telugu a compulsory subject as it is our responsibility to respect our mother tongue and our culture.
Chennai sources stated that actor turned politician Rajinikanth, who had declared he would follow the philosophy of spiritual politics, said only god and people were behind him and not the Bharatiya Janata Party. Meanwhile when talking to reporters in Chennai on his return from a spiritual tour to the Himalayas, he also said the state government should put additional pressure on the Central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board.
New Delhi sources reported that President Ram Nath Kovind presented Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri awards at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. According to sources the ceremony, held at the majestic Durbar Hall, was attended by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh apart from other dignitaries.
According to sources from Bengaluru the indefinite strike planned by the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employees’ union from March 22 over several demands, including higher wages and recognition for the union, has been called off following a Karnataka High Court order. Accordingly the court ordered the employees’ union to defer its strike by 30 days and to negotiate with BMRCL.
According to sources Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has once again spit fire on YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and Jana Sena president Pawan Kalyan, saying they were speaking on behalf of the BJP. CM Chandrababu Naidu said "While all (accusing) fingers are pointing towards (Narendra) Modi, only these two are pointing fingers at him".
Hyderabad sources added that there will be no parking fee for the persons who parked their vehicles in any place including malls, multiplexes and other commercial establishments for the first 30 minutes. Meanwhile the State Municipal Administration and Urban Development minister KT Rama Rao issued an order which comes into effect from April 1st. Moreover as per the orders, no parking fee will be collected from any person up to first 30 minutes.
Beijing sources reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping over phone on his re-election for another five years and discussed efforts by both the countries to enhance high level exchanges and deepen bilateral cooperation. Meanwhile according to sources Modi is perhaps the first foreign leader to have spoken to Xi as the Chinese President began his second five year term after his election by China's Parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC)
As Hasin Jahan, the wife of Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami keeps piling complaints on him, the cricketer's uncle Khurshid Ahamed has said that Jahan is potential enough to get rid of Shami. Jahan had created a controversy wave on March 7, revealing that Shami had extramarital affairs, and later even the cricketer lost his BCCI contract.
After a Kerala based professor's talks on women failing to properly cover themselves and letting breasts hang like watermelons, protests have erupted across the state. Professor Jouhar Munnavir of Farook engineering college, had made the speech, following which the students of the college made a watermelon March, calling them SFI and holding watermelons in their hands and walked towards the gate.