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President’s Rule Imposed In Puducherry After Cong Loses Power

Feb 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The president also suspended the operation of various provisions of the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963 (20 of 1963), thus imposing central rule in Puducherry.

Union Cabinet Recommends President’s Rule In Puducherry

Feb 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes just days after the Congress-DMK alliance in Puducherry lost a vote of confidence after several of the alliance’s MLAs resigned from the Assembly.

Maharashtra Drama Far From Over, Pawar Says They Have Numbers To Form Govt

In the wee hours of Saturday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis took oath for the second term while NCP's Ajit Pawar took oath as his deputy CM

Maharashtra Updates: BJP's Intentions Of Horse-Trading Clear, Says Shiv Sena

Nov 16, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Catch all the latest updates on the twists and turns Maharashtra politics takes

Anything Can Happen In Cricket And Politics: Nitin Gadkari On Maharashtra Govt Formation

"Anything can happen in cricket and politics. Sometimes you feel you are losing the match, but the result is exactly the opposite,” Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said at Outlook Business Leading Edge 2019 event in Mumbai.

15 November, 2019

Shiv Sena Will Lead Government In Maharashtra For Next 25 Years, Says Sanjay Raut


Shiv Sena is in talks with the Congress and NCP to work out a common minimum programme.

14 November, 2019

President's Rule Scripted Act, Pre-Decided: Shiv Sena Hits Out At Governor Koshyari

Outlook Web Bureau

President's rule was imposed in Maharashtra after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari sent a report to the Centre.

13 November, 2019

Talks With Congress 'In Right Direction': Shiv Sena On Government Formation In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

The meeting between Congress and Shiv Sena over government formation lasted for about an hour.

13 November, 2019

Meet Bhagat Singh Koshyari, The Low Profile RSS Man On Big Seat In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

A committed RSS Pracharak, BJP's strongman in Uttarakhand and now the Governor of India's second-biggest state, Maharashtra.

13 November, 2019

Shiv Sena Not To Mention Plea Against Maharashtra Governor In Supreme Court


The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court said the party has preferred not to mention the petition.

13 November, 2019

BJP Deriving 'Sadistic Pleasure' Out Of Maharashtra Logjam, Says Shiv Sena

Outlook Web Bureau

The Shiv Sena said those who talk of ethics in politics are currently the 'most disruptive'.

12 November, 2019

Maharashtra Gets President's Rule And 'Congress Can Now Decide For Six Months' - Twitter Reactions

Outlook Web Bureau

The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, met in Delhi on Tuesday to discuss the political impasse in Maharashtra and decided to recommend to the president to impose Central rule in the state to the chagrin of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress I

01 November, 2019

President Rule In Maharashtra If No Govt Till Nov 7: BJP Leader On Party's Standoff With Sena


There appeared to be no headway in government formation 8 days after the results of the October 21 Assembly elections.

28 July, 2019

Assembly Elections Likely To Be On Agenda As PM Modi Looks To Meet J&K BJP Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

The likely presence of PM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the meeting is significant and hints at the party gearing up for the state assembly elections, whose schedule will be finalised by the Election Commission

28 June, 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah Moves Resolution To Extend President's Rule In J&K For Six Months

Outlook Web Bureau

Moving the resolution in Lok Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah said during the Governor's Rule and later President's Rule, the government has hit at the roots of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir

12 June, 2019

President Rule In Jammu And Kashmir To Be Extended For 6 More Months

Outlook Web Bureau

A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the extension of the central rule which has been continuing in Jammu and Kashmir since June 20, 2018.

13 March, 2018

Sena Demands President's Rule In Goa Over Parrikar's Absence

Outlook Web Bureau

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has gone to the US for medical treatment.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

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