The rupee opened on a flat note at 69.58 against the US dollar in opening trade on Monday amid rising crude oil prices and foreign fund outflows.
A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share.
Gen Vijay Singh assumed charge as Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways. He talked about how we can make things better and contribute towards the path he has chosen.
The ruling TRS in Telangana on Monday emerged victorious in Legislative Council bypoll defeating their Congress rivals.TRS president and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao congratulated the candidates on their triumph.
The Election Commission on Saturday made it clear that there were no ghost voters during the recently held Lok Sabha polls as the provisional voter turnout data reported on the EC website is only the tentative number of voters.
he two-member Congress Committee probing the reasons behind the defeat of their President Rahul Gandhi in his family borough Amethi, has been told that the non-cooperation of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party units was responsible for the defeat.
The representation of Rajya Sabha members in the second Narendra Modi government has dropped from 19 to 11 as those who fought tough battles in the Lok Sabha polls have been rewarded handsomely.
The meeting called by Pawar will take place on June 1 at the Y B Chavan Centre here where MPs, MLAs and important leaders will be present, state NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said here Tuesday.
Gandhi, who offered his resignation in the wake of the party's rout in Lok Sabha polls, had reportedly been adamant about going ahead with his decision to step down as party president.
The first timers include party President Amit Shah, former union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and celebrities from sports to film fraternity like Sunny Deol, Ravi Kishan, Gautam Gambhir and Hans Raj Hans.
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi's decision to resign will be suicidal not just for his own party but also all opposition.
Shocked by its worst defeat in the parliamentary elections, in which it managed to retain a lone seat in Karnataka, the Congress has blamed the 'polarisation' of votes and an unseen 'Modi wave' for the spectacular performance of rival BJP.
The top stars of Tamil cinema, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, have been invited for the May 30 swearing-in of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister for a second term, sources close to the stars said. However, it is not known if the actors-turned-politicians would participate in the ceremony.
Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said the JD(S)-Congress government was a 'strong' one and mocked state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa for repeatedly claiming that the coalition will collapse. He also said the people's mandate was for continuation of the BJP-led government at the Centre, not for 'toppling' non-NDA state government.
Stunned by the rout of his Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar and Jharkhand in the Lok Sabha election, party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had given up lunch after the declaration of poll results on May 23 for two days.