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Congress wants Siddaramaiah to contest from Badami too, because it would boost the party’s prospects in North Karnataka, where it is engaged in a tough fight with the BJP.
The Union Minister's response comes in the wake an impeachment motion initiated against CJI Dipak Misra by the Congress and other opposition parties.
Asha Lakra won the mayor's post for the Ranchi Municipal Corporation, while Sanjiv Vijayavergiya bagged the deputy mayor's post.
The prosecutor, N Harinath, said he was yet to receive a copy of the order from the court and a clear picture would emerge only after he gets it.
According to the proposal, those convicted of committing rape on children up to 12 years can also be awarded death penalty.
The 69-year-old veteran leader contested from Chamundeshwari seat seven times since 1983 and won five times
The party had in its second list fielded another of three Reddy brothers, Somashekhara Reddy, from Ballari. Reddy brothers have been accused in the past of illegal mining.
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Opposition leaders today submitted a notice for the impeachment of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra to vice president Venkaiah Naidu. The move comes in the wake of the Supreme Court (SC) judgment of yesterday, which dismissed the demand for an investigation into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.
Trump has ordered government agencies to expedite and expand arms sales abroad, including exports of advanced drones. The move is expected to be helpful to countries like India, a major defence partner which is seeking to purchase large number of armed and surveillance drones from the US.
The accused has been identified as Harsh Sahay Gurjar. He was held from Ganganagar in Sawai Madhopur district,
The Lok Sabha Speaker or the Upper House Chairman can accept or reject the notice of the motion for impeachment of the CJI or any other Supreme Court judge.
Against the backdrop of outrage over the incidents of rape of minors in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao and Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, the government plans to bring the ordinance to amend the POCSO act.
BJD general secretary Sanjay Dasburma said demonstrations will be organised by party activists for two hours from 10 am to 12 pm in front of the Reserve Bank of India and other nationalised banks.
The higher waves will be first experienced along the west coast of India and Lakshadweep by morning hours of Saturday.
BJP state president Shwait Malik alleged that development has come to a standstill in Punjab under the Congress rule.
If officers are to be believed, this is being done in wake of the difficulties that the beneficiaries are facing due to DBT.
The most significant aspect of the BJP's performance is the party winning the mayoral and deputy mayoral posts in all the five municipal corporations of state capital Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Adityapur and Medininagar.
The west coast and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep will witness the waves first - on Saturday morning, the government said.
A resident of Lohamandi who says the Taj belongs to the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board, asked a district civil court to tell it to produce its register of properties.
Shane Watson became the second batsman after Chris Gayle to smash a hundred this season in the span of 24 hours.
Naroda Patiya massacre took place in 2002. Maya Kodnani and 31 other accused were convicted in 2012. The Gujarat High Court today acquitted Kodnani.
Beyond The Clouds, starring Ishaan Khatter and Malavika Mohan has just hit the screens and here is our movie review.
The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.The Foreign Office said people have the right to protest peacefully, but condemned the "action taken by a minority in Parliament Square."Agitators were demonstrating against alleged atrocities against minorities in India and increasing sexual crimes.
Operating ratio is an indicator of the financial health of Railways. It shows how much the Railways spends to earn a rupee. An operating ratio of 98.5% essentially means that the Railways spent 98.5 paisa to earn 100 paisa (Re 1) in the last financial year.
The practice of female genital mutilation is a crime punishable with imprisonment of seven years under the existing law, the Centre told the top court.
Syed Shahid Yusuf is the son of pro-Pakistan terror outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin.
Manika Batra, the country's only quadruple medallist at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018, and Harmeet Desai have been recommended for the prestigious Arjuna Award.
Two minors were raped and killed in two separate cases in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district and in the Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh.
The CBSE made this submission before the Delhi HC during a hearing on a batch of petitions seeking re-test of Class 10 Mathematics paper.
At an event in London on Thursday, PM Modi had said that India will not tolerate those who export terror.
The ruling BJP today welcomed the Gujarat High Court's verdict acquitting former minister Maya Kodnani and some others in the Naroda-Patiya massacre case, while the victims' lawyer said they were disappointed, and would move the Apex court.
The handling of the contentious case pertaining to a Lucknow-based trust that runs a medical college, the alleged "misuse of authority" as Master of the Roster and a charge relating to acquiring of a piece of land are among the issues cited in a notice of impeachment against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra for "misbehaviour".
The BCCI on Friday formed a four-member internal Complaints Committee for prevention of sexual harassment against women at the workplace.
Former world number one Novak Djokovic will continue his comeback from injury at the Barcelona Open next week, tournament organisers announced on Friday.
A Shiv Sena worker was today found killed by unidentified persons in Bhiwandi tehsil of Thane district, police said.
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Snapping its three-session rising streak, gold recorded a steep fall of Rs 240 to Rs 32,390 per 10 grams at the bullion market here today due to weak
Silver prices softened by 0.50 per cent to Rs 40,431 per kg at the futures trade as participants trimmed their positions owing to a weak trend overse
Gold prices went down by 0.46 per cent to Rs 31,453 per ten grams at the futures trade owing to a weak global trend and profit-booking by speculator
A court overturns a 28 year jail sentence for senior BJP party member Maya Kodnani over the 2002 riots.
Indian Twitter users rally around hashtag "daughter in danger" in support of Delhi women's commissioner.
The dramatic gesture made headlines because Dalits have historically been denied entry into temples.
An ABF liaison officer had flagged the group to Australian authorities as potential "non-genuine travellers" during a stopover in Thailand.
Joginder Sanger, Chairman of Mastcraft Group and Chairman of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, received the award during the Eastern Eye Asian Business Awards ceremony.
The highest number of millionaires leaving their country of origin is from India. 23,000 millionaires have left India since 2014. In 2017, it was 7,000.
"But you get on their bad side and all of a sudden you are face to face with [Facebook CEO] Mark Zuckerberg's secret police," the employee told The Guardian.
Some developers offer a post-handover extended payment plan wherein an investor could get the keys of the property after paying on average 50% of the price.
GFG Alliance companies, including Liberty House and SIMEC, currently support 1,300 cadets from 26 schools across Britain to participate in the scheme, with a target of 5,000 students by next year.
Neil Basu, currently the Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner, will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations.
In an effort to save the saplings planted in the district from harsh sun in the season, District Collector Gaurav Uppal launched ‘Green Day’ campaign
Why is President Trump so determined to prevent spouses of H-1B visa holders from living the American dream?
Women and girls by the hundreds are taking free self-defense courses taught by the New Delhi police, as the country combats sexual assault.
As mining and development projects shrink the country’s forests, animals in search of food have been forced to wander farther from their natural habitats.
Politicians have resigned, the Supreme Court has stepped in and opposition leaders are trying to push the prime minister into a corner.
India, the world’s top importer of weapons, wants to develop its local industry. U.S. companies are offering technology and new factories to win deals.
Hindu nationalists are rallying to the defense of men accused in the death of a young girl. They say the police can’t be trusted because some are Muslim.
Appointed coach of the Indian cricket team in May 2005, Chappell's tenure was riddled with controversies, starting with the dropping of Ganguly during a tour of Zimbabwe later that year.
Three days after supporting Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's claims that the Internet existed in the days of Mahabharata, the state's Governor Tathagata Roy today said what he had meant was...
Thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, marking the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School with a show of unity aimed at pressuring...
Gayle was not picked in the IPL auctions initially before Punjab decided to take T20 cricket's most successful batsman for his base price of Rs.2 crore.
He once used to sell tea to make a living. Today, P Anil Kumar is a crorepati who has taken the political plunge. The 43-year-old has filed his nomination papers for next month's Karnataka assembly...
As India's top judiciary once again found itself in the middle of a controversy with opposition parties launching an unprecedented bid to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Friday, a former...
Berlin, April 20 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Britain here on Friday on the third and last leg of his three-nation tour of Europe. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in what will be the first meeting between the two leaders after the latter began her fourth term on March 14 this year. Earlier on Friday, Modi attended the concluding ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and participated in the leaders' retreat, becoming the first Indian Prime Minister since 2009 to attend this biannual summit of the 53-nation grouping of former British colonies.
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Virender Sehwag was the first to know about then coach Greg Chappell's infamous e-mail against Sourav Ganguly during the 2005 Zimbabwe tour, the dashing former India opener revealed on Friday. "So Greg was writing his email and I was sitting next to him.
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Celebrated former opening batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday said India are favourites to lift the 2019 ICC World Cup to be held in England. "We are favourites to win the 2019 World Cup," Sehwag said during the launch of Boria Majumdar's book 'Eleven Gods and A Billion Indians' at the Fannatic Sports Museum here. Sehwag said this Indian team under Virat Kohli has the potential to win a Test series abroad despite their 1-2 defeat in South Africa in the recently concluded test series.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Twelve-year-old football enthusiasts Surya Varikuti and Rudresh Gaudnour have been selected as Indias representatives at the sixth edition of the global Football For Friendship (F4F) social programme in June, it was announced on Friday. Surya will join young footballers from around the world in Moscow in June 2018.
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian authorities should pay more attention to women's issues in the aftermath of the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Answering a question at a news conference in Washington on Thursday about the Kathua incident, she said: "What has happened is just revolting." "I would hope that the Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Modi, pay more attention because it is needed for the women of India.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Indias boxing fans are in for a rich treat of professional boxing, with the country all set to host two back to back matches in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) during this weekend. The Indian Tigers will take on the Patriot Boxing team from Russia and the China Dragons on April 21 and 22 respectively, in what promises to be an exciting fare of differing styles and techniques. This is the second home leg and the Tigers will seek redemption against the Russian franchisee after their trips to Kazakhstan and Russia, in their away games, failed to yield any positive response.
Aamby Valley (Maharashtra), April 20 (IANS) Rishad Dadachanji and Stephen Pachigalla drove the fastest cars of their respective sections to top proceedings in the four wheeler section in the sixth edition of The Valley Run, held at the picturesque Aamby Valley air strip here. Mumbai's Rishad pushed his Lamborghini Huracan to clock 10.849s in the J Class - Unrestricted Class, which also turned out to be the fastest time of the event and thus earned him the 'Fastest Foreign Car' title. Among Indian cars Vizag-based Stephen Panchigalla clocked 13.366s in his Skoda Octavia in the same J Class, which was run jointly for both Foreign and Indian cars, to ended up as the 'Fastest Indian Car.' Of the day.
What is an impeachment motion and what is the process to sack an apex court judge?What will happen to the CJI if the impeachment is successfully accepted?
'The involvement of policemen in either committing the crime or shielding the accused in Kathua and Unna points to a crumbling civil and moral order,' says Amulya Ganguli.
In a letter to Vice President and Chairman of the Upper House Venkaiah Naidu, the parties mentioned the medical college admission scam against I M Quddusi (retired Orissa high court judge).