The debacle in the Lok Sabha polls appears to be leading to an implosion in the 134-year-old Congress, with the legislators and leaders dumping the grand old party in states amid chaos in its top leadership.
In a potential crisis for the Congress-JDS government in Karnataka, eight MLAs from the ruling coalition went to meet the Speaker of the state Assembly on Saturday, suggesting that they could resign.
Despite Telangana CM KCR and AP CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy making repeated requests to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate sufficient funds to both the states and fulfill pending bifurcation-promises made in AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, they were simply ignored in the Union Budget 2019 presented to Parliament today.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that a 2% Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) would be levied on cash withdrawals of over Rs 1 crore.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said people earning more should pay more income tax.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to issue Aadhaar cards to non-resident Indians holding Indian passport on their arrival in the country.
After the 16th Lok Sabha elections, the Trinamul was offered a bigger room in Parliament, but the Telugu Desam, part of the NDA Government, did not allow Trinamul MPs to enter the room, which they were occupying since 15th Lok Sabha elections.
With Budget 2019-20 to be announced in a couple of weeks, taxpayers are expecting to receive various tax incentives from the Finance Minister, considering that this will be the first Finance Bill of the new government in its second term.
There is no smoke without fire, goes the adage. This seems to be true in the case of the reports that former Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj would be appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
The Lok Sabha Secretariat has circulated a list of vacant bungalows for MPs that interestingly includes 12, Tughlaq Lane, the official residence of Congress president Rahul Gandhi since 2004 when he first became a member of Parliament after winning from Amethi Lok Sabha seat.
If things go according to plan, then YSRCP might have one of its members as Deputy Speaker in Parliament.
Jnanpith winner and noted theatre personality, actor and playwright Girish Karnad passed away at his home here on Monday, the Karnataka Chief Minister's Office confirmed. He was 81.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered prayers at the Lord Venkateswara temple here.
The recently held general election was different from any other held in India in the sense that for this election, the ruling party as well as the opposition were in serious election mode for almost four years before it was held.
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale has appealed to the TRS and YSR Congress Party to join the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre in the interest of the people of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.