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BJP,NDA MPs to forego 23-day salary, blame Congress

Squarely blaming the Congress, the main Opposition party, for disrupting parliamentary proceedings for three weeks, due to which several important laws could not be passed, MPs of the BJP and all parties in the NDA fold have decided to forego their salaries and allowances for 23 days of Parliament as …

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Devineni assures completion of Veligonda by next March

Minister for Water Resources Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao said the first tunnel of Veligonda Project would be completed by December 2018 and second tunnel would be completed by March 2019. Answering a question during the Question Hour in the State Assembly on Wednesday, he said that the government would shift …

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KCR postpones Delhi visit to last week of April

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has postponed his Delhi visit which was supposed to begin today. The three-day visit from April 4 was planned to invite all the regional parties to join his Third Front fight against BJP led NDA government. However, with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu …

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BJP MP who defended fake news editor is part of Press Council

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cancelled his own government’s controversial order that categorically stated journalists would be punished for generating fake news and said that the matter should be addressed only by the Press Council of India. However, the Editors Guild while acknowledging the Prime Minister’s withdrawal of the …

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VK Singh criticised for comment on 38 Indians killed in Iraq

The Congress on Monday criticised Union minister Gen VK Singh (retd) for his reported “insensitive” remark comparing the demand for compensation to the families of 39 Indians killed in Iraq to demanding “biscuits”, and said it was “heartless, shameful and reprehensible”. The minister, a former Army chief, was speaking to …

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Rahul to kick-start fifth leg of campaign in Karnataka today

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is all set to kick-off his fifth leg of election campaign in Karnataka on Tuesday with his itinerary including places covered recently by BJP national president Amit Shah. Rahul will travel to Shivamogga, Davangere, Chitradurga, Tumakuru and Ramanagar district as part of his two-day campaign in …

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