EC submits list of newly-elected MPs to President for constitution of 17th Lok Sabha

EC submits list of newly-elected MPs to President for constitution of 17th Lok Sabha

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The full Election Commission on Saturday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and handed over the list of 542 newly-elected members of the Lok Sabha that will enable him to initiate the formal process of new government formation. Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and the other two Commissioners, Ashok Lavasa and...

DRDO test fires guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet

DRDO test fires guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan. The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision. "The DRDO successfully flight tested a...

TMC suspends party MLA Subhrangshu Roy, son of BJP's Mukul Roy

TMC suspends party MLA Subhrangshu Roy, son of BJP's Mukul Roy

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

Trinamool Congress Friday suspended its Bijpur legislator Subhrangshu Roy, son of BJP leader Mukul Roy, for anti-party comments. Subhrangshu has been suspended for six years from the party, announced TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee at a press conference this evening. "He has been constantly making such statements. Our party's disciplinary body after...

Four new SC judges administered oath of office taking total to full strength of 31

Four new SC judges administered oath of office taking total to full strength of 31

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Four new judges of the Supreme Court were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday, taking their overall number to 31 -- the full sanctioned strength of the top court. Justices B R Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniruddha Bose and A S Bopanna were administered...

Prez accepts PM's resignation; asks him to continue till new government assumes office

Prez accepts PM's resignation; asks him to continue till new government assumes office

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind Friday accepted resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to continue till a new government assumes office, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. The prime minister met the president and tendered his resignation along with the council of ministers, it said. "The president has accepted...

BJP sets new record for highest victory margin in five seats in Delhi

BJP sets new record for highest victory margin in five seats in Delhi

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The BJP which swept all the seven seats in Delhi, set new records in five constituencies where its candidates defeated their opponents with the highest margins ever. Parvesh Verma, the sitting MP from the West Delhi constituency, won a second term with a record-breaking margin of 5.78 lakh votes. The runner-up,...

Surat: 19 students die as fire engulfs commercial complex

Surat: 19 students die as fire engulfs commercial complex

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | Surat

A massive fire engulfed a four-storey commercial complex in Surat on Friday, killing at least 19 teenage students at a coaching centre, many of whom jumped and fell to their deaths while some were suffocated, officials said. In a video clip of the incident, some young students at the Takshashila Complex...

BJP will follow tit for tat policy to counter TMC : Dilip Ghosh

BJP will follow tit for tat policy to counter TMC : Dilip Ghosh

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh Friday criticised TMC for allegedly letting loose violence on the party's workers in the state since the Lok Sabha polls and said BJP would follow the 'tit for tat' policy to counter it. He urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to take her party's poor showing...

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