Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Wednesday hold three rallies in Kaithal, Loharu, Barwala and Meham areas of Maharashtra. The Election Commission of India announced that Maharashtra and Haryana will go to polls on October 21 and counting will take place on October 24. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear before a magisterial court here on Thursday to defend himself in a criminal defamation case filed against him for saying "why all thieves share the Modi surname" during the Lok Sabha poll campaign this year. Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda on Tuesday held a meeting with local party leaders in view of Gandhi's upcoming visit.
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No date fixed for inauguration of Kartarpur corridor: Pak
Pakistan on Thursday said no date has been fixed so far for the inauguration of the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor, even as it assured that it will be open "on time" on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev next month.
The statement came nearly a month after a senior official heading the corridor project announced that Pakistan will allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy Kartarpur Sahib from November 9.
Government contitutes a committee of officers to suggest measures to augment Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue collection and administration.
J-K Peoples Democratic Party Member of Parliament, Nazir Ahmad Laway writes to PM urging him 'to send Group of Ministers to Kashmir to assess the situation,to fully restore telecommunication&Internet services in Kashmir Valley and release persons detained after revocation of Article 370.
Income Tax Department officials conducting raids at the premises of former Deputy CM of Karnataka G Parameshwara today; G Parameshwara says,"They have also raided my educational institutions. Honestly, I don't know, let me talk to them first".
Security deployed, CCTV cameras installed at Mamallapuram ahead of the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Rahul Gandhi Defends 'Modis Are Thieves' Remark In Court, 'Have Said Nothing Wrong'
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday pleaded not guilty in the defamation case against him for his 'all thieves share the Modi surname’ remark. Gandhi made the remark as the Surat court deferred till December 10 the hearing on the defamation case filed against him by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at the Congress and NCP for “opposing” the NDA government’s move to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Lavishing praise on Narendra Modi for doing a “great job” of abrogating Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Shah said the prime minister has ensured national security.
PMC Bank Case: Nirmala Sitharaman Meets Customers, Says RBI Taking Required Action
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met the aggrieved customers of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank. Amid the protests by depositors in the Punjab Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank scam case, a number of agitated depositors had barged into the BJP's Mumbai office on Thursday ahead of Sitharaman's visit to the office.
Pakistani Drone Seen Over Punjabâ€™s Ferozepur Again, Security Forces On Alert
Security forces have yet again, for the second time in last three days, a Pakistani drone was spotted by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel over Ferozepur district in Punjab late on Wednesday evening. “The drone was spotted entering India from Pakistan side of the border at 7.55 pm by security officials and later by local individuals,” official sources were quoted as saying by ANI.
MC Mary Kom Enters Semifinal Of World Boxing Championships, Eighth Medal Assured
MC Mary Kom has created history by entering the semi-finals of the World Boxing Championship in the 51kg category. With this, the Indian superstar has assured herself of an unprecedented eighth medal in the tournament. Mary Kom is the only six-time world champion when it comes to the women's category and in the 2019 World Boxing Championships in Ulan Ude, Mary Kom has come closer to creating more history and she will be determined to enter new ground and become the world champion for the seventh time. However, the fact that it has come in the 51kg category is even more pleasing for Mary Kom considering she has not achieved success in this category before. Mary Kom defeated Rio Olympic bronze medallist Ingirt Valencia to reach the last four.
Jammu And Kashmir Reopens For Tourists 2 Months After Travel Advisory, 3 Political Activist Released
Jammu and Kashmir is set to reopen for tourists two months after an travel advisory asking tourists to leave the Valley due to "terror threat" issued back in August. The advisory issued to tourists, pilgrims travelling to Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be withdrawn by on Thursday. The decision to lift the curb was announced by the governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday following a “situation-cum-security review” meeting with the advisers and the chief secretary.
Jammu And Kashmir: 3 Politicians To Be Released From Detention Today After Signing Bond
The Jammu and Kashmir administration will release three politicians on October 10 on various grounds which includes signing of a bond, officials said on Wednesday night. Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed and Shoaib Lone are all set to be free today. Mir is a former MLA of the PDP from Rafiabad assembly seat, Lone contested unsuccessfully on a Congress ticket from North Kashmir and later resigned from the party. He was considered close to People’s Conference chief Sajjad Lone.
Mohammed is a National Conference worker who has been managing the party’s show in the militancy-infested Batmaloo area of the Srinagar city.
Shiv Sena corporators and around 300 workers of the party have sent their resignation to the party chief Uddhav Thackeray citing their 'unhappiness over the distribution of seats' for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly Polls.
Trump says will participate in impeachment enquiry only if "rules are fair".
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear before a magisterial court here on Thursday to defend himself in a criminal defamation case filed against him for saying "why all thieves share the Modi surname" during the Lok Sabha poll campaign this year.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will on Wednesday hold three rallies in Kaithal, Loharu, Barwala and Meham areas of Maharashtra.