Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari have been rated as the two best performing ministers in the second innings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which began in May 2019.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah wants a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the mysterious death of an activist reportedly associated with BJP's youth wing whose body was found hanging from an abandoned room near a railway line at Cossipore Road in Kolkata early on Friday.
Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra has stated that the police have arrested three persons in connection with the killing of Harsha (26), a Bajrang Dal activist who was stabbed to death in Shivamogga on Sunday night. The police department is on high alert throughout the state. Fearing large-scale violence, the Shivamogga city has been turned into a police fortress.
Wearing hijab is not an essential religious practice in Islam and it can't come under the Constitution's Article 25 (Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion), Advocate General Prabhuling Navadagi argues in the Karnataka High Court.
Hardik Patel, the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee working president, has threatened to revive the Patidar agitation if the pending demands are not met by March 23, and said he was ready to quit the party for this.
The stage is now set for the fourth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh in which 59 Assembly constituencies, spread across nine districts, will go to polls on February 23.
Following a series of ballistic attacks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao flew to Mumbai to meet his Maharashtra counterpart and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar. The meetings are being seen as part of Rao's efforts to forge a non-Congress front to take on the BJP in the 2024 general election. The Telangana Chief Minister has been meeting leaders of regional parties in this connection. Amid a bonhomie of hugs and handshakes, the chief ministers said, "winds of change are blowing in the country" and now its "time for a change" (Par