Polling begins for three Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

Polling begins for three Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

Polling for the crucial Rajya Sabha elections here in Gujarat began on Tuesday that will decide the fate of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi`s political secretary Ahmed Patel and that of BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani. While Patel is seeking a fifth term with his back to the wall, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates are all set for an easy run.

National Democratic Alliance candidate Venkaiah Naidu wins vice presidential election with 516 votes

National Democratic Alliance candidate Venkaiah Naidu wins vice presidential election with 516 votes

The ruling NDA candidate and former Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu was on Saturday elected as the next Vice-President of India. Naidu defeated the Opposition candidate and former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi by a margin of 272 votes.

 Attack on Rahul Gandhi’s convoy, One BJP leader arrested

Attack on Rahul Gandhi’s convoy, One BJP leader arrested

Gujarat Congress workers continued to protest outside the BJP headquarters in the state against the attack on Rahul Gandhi’s convoy, the party vice-president asked leaders and workers to shift their attention towards helping flood-affected people.

China tells India that it won’t back down in border dispute

China tells India that it won’t back down in border dispute

China’s military has warned India not to underestimate its resolve to hold a mountainous piece of land at the heart of a standoff between the two Asian powers. The comments from the Chinese Ministry of National Defence on Thursday were the most blunt yet from Beijing in the dispute and indicated that the diplomatic quarrel could still fester or escalate, even if armed conflict seems unlikely.

 Opposition to move privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj for misguiding the House

Opposition to move privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj for misguiding the House

The Congress along with other opposition parties will today move privilege motions against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Rajya Sabha for allegedly misleading the House over two issues -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Lahore visit in 2015 and the Bandung Conference in Indonesia the same year.

Pranab Mukherjee shares letter given by PM Narendra Modi, says it touched my heart

Pranab Mukherjee shares letter given by PM Narendra Modi, says it touched my heart

On 3rd August 2017, former President Pranab Mukherjee shared the letter on social media and Tweeted that the letter from PM Modi touched his heart. The two-page letter was a personal note from the Prime Minister on what he learnt from the President and also gives a sneak peek into the warm relationship the two leaders enjoyed.

Army Major and Soldier killed in gunbattle with militants in Shopian

Army Major and Soldier killed in gunbattle with militants in Shopian

Two Army personnel, including a major, were killed when militants opened fire at a search party in South Kashmir’s Shopian district in the wee hours of Thursday. A soldier was also injured in the shooting.